Sam Match

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Samuel ("Sam") Match, born on January 3, 1923, was an American tennis player. As an amateur he was the winner of tournaments at La Jolla, California on February 16, 1948, at Philadelphia in 1948, and at the Utah State Open in 1948 and 1949. He was also the runner-up of the Salt Lake City tournament of July 2, 1950. According to Joe McCauley's book, The History of Professional Tennis, his first appearance in a professional tournament was at the California State Pro in Beverly Hills, California, August 11-16, 1953. Lawn Tennis and Badminton magazine ranked him as the 12th best professional player for the year 1955. He is not to be confused with another professional tennis player of the same era, Jack March.