Toler Garvey

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Toler Garvey
Full nameToler Roberts Garvey
Country (sports)Saint Patrick's Saltire.svg Ireland
Born11 February 1865 [1]
Parsonstown (modern Birr, County Offaly), Ireland
Died16 April 1946 (1946-04-17) (aged 81)
Birr, County Offaly, Ireland
Turned pro1884 (amateur tour)
Retired1896
Singles
Grand Slam singles results
Wimbledon SF (1886)

Toler Roberts Garvey (1865–1946) was an Irish tennis player who played Wimbledon in 1886, where he beat William Taylor before losing to Herbert Lawford in the semifinals. [2] Garvey won several Irish tournaments including the King’s County and Ormonde Tournament three times (1886, 1894, 1896) (the 1890s was the most successful period in history for Irish tennis). Garvey was a Justice of the Peace. [3]

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References

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  2. "The Championships 1886 – Gentlemen's Singles" (PDF). Wimbledon. AELTC.
  3. "Offaly in the 19th Century - Offaly History". offalyhistory.com. September 2, 2007. Retrieved September 17, 2017.