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Joe Whalen
Born 14 January 1916
Millinocket, Maine, United States
Died 9 November 1992 (aged 76)[1]
Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Joe Whalen (1916–1992) was an American tennis player in the 1930s who won a number of championships; he was originally from Millinocket, Maine, but grew up in Miami, Florida.

His most significant championship win was the 1936 United States Pro Championship. He beat Charles Wood in the final.[2]

During World War II he served in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Purple Heart.[1] Afterwards, he promoted professional tennis, and served as a teaching pro at a number of clubs. He founded and ran a tennis court construction company in Jacksonville, Florida until his retirement.[1]

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