|Full name||John William Van Ryn|
|Born||June 30, 1905|
Newport News, Virginia, United States
|Died||August 7, 1999 94) (aged|
Palm Beach, Florida, United States
|Turned pro||1923 (amateur tour)|
|Plays||Right-handed (1-handed backhand)|
|Int. Tennis HoF||1963 (member page)|
|Highest ranking||No. 8 (1929, A. Wallis Myers )|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1933)|
|French Open||QF (1931)|
|US Open||QF (1929, 1930, 1931, 1936, 1937)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||W (1931)|
|Wimbledon||W (1929, 1930, 1931)|
|US Open||W (1931, 1935)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
John Van Ryn (June 30, 1905 – August 7, 1999) was an American tennis champion of the 1930s. He was primarily known as the doubles partner of Wilmer Allison.
Van Ryn won the Men’s Doubles at Wimbledon three straight years (1929–31). He took two of the titles with Wilmer Allison and won the third with George Lott. In 1931, he was also successful with Lott at the French Championships. He became the first male player to win the French, British and American doubles titles when he won the 1931 U.S. National Championships with Allison.Van Ryn had an excellent record when he competed for the United States in Davis Cup, winning 22 of 24 encounters in a period of eight years. He was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame in 1963.
On 22 October 1930 he married tennis player Midge Gladman.
|Winner||1929||Wimbledon||Grass||6–4, 5–7, 6–3, 10–12, 6–4|
|Winner||1930||Wimbledon||Grass||6–3, 6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||1930||US National Championships||Grass||6–8, 3–6, 6–3, 15–13, 4–6|
|Winner||1931||French Championships||Clay||6–4, 6–3, 6–4|
|Winner||1931||Wimbledon||Grass||6–2, 10–8, 9–11, 3–6, 6–3|
|Winner||1931||US National Championships||Grass||6–4, 6–3, 6–2|
|Runner-up||1932||US National Championships||Grass||4–6, 3–6, 2–6|
|Runner-up||1934||US National Championships||Grass||4–6, 7–9, 6–3, 4–6|
|Runner-up||1935||Wimbledon||Grass||3–6, 7–5, 2–6, 7–5, 5–7|
|Winner||1935||US National Championships||Grass||6–2, 6–3, 2–6, 3–6, 6–1|
|Runner-up||1936||US National Championships||Grass||4–6, 2–6, 4–6|
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The Men's Doubles tennis competition, part of the 1931 U.S. National Championships, was held from August 25 to September 2, 1931 on the outdoor grass courts at the Longwood Cricket Club in Chestnut Hill, MA, United States. Third-seeded Wilmer Allison and John Van Ryn defeated fourth-seeded Gregory Mangin and Berkeley Bell 6–4, 8–6, 6–3 in the final to win the title.
Wilmer Allison and John Van Ryn successfully defended their title, defeating John Doeg and George Lott in the final, 6–3, 6–3, 6–2 to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1930 Wimbledon Championship.
Wilmer Allison and John Van Ryn were the defending champions, but Allison did not compete. Van Ryn partnered with George Lott, and defeated John Doeg and George Lott in the final, 6–2, 10–8, 9–11, 3–6, 6–3 to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1931 Wimbledon Championship.
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