Major Walter Clopton Wingfield

Died aged 78

Major Walter Clopton Wingfield MVO (16 October 1833 – 18 April 1912) was a Welsh inventor and a British Army officer who was one of the pioneers of lawn tennis. Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1997 as the founder of modern lawn tennis, an example of the original equipment for the sport and a bust of Wingfield can be seen at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum.

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Major Walter Clopton Wingfield 1833-1912 father of lawn tennis lived here

33 St George's Square, Westminster, SW1, London, United Kingdom where they lived