John Powless Historical

John Powless Historical (HM1TYC)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53203 Milwaukee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'

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Born in Flora, IL in 1932, Powless played on the Flora High School basketball, tennis and football teams, and earned All-American status in tennis at Murray State University, where he also was a highly regarded basketball player. Powless studied pharmacy in college but made sports his career as an athlete, a coach, a TV commentator for NBC and ESPN and a businessman, owning and operating Powless Tennis Center in Madison, WI. In addition to his decades of achievement on the tennis circuit, he enjoyed success as a tennis and basketball coach at the college level. Powless was inducted to the University of Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. Powless is a world class tennis player with over 600 titles to his name. He holds 26 world titles in singles, doubles and team play. He has won U.S. titles in every age group. In 2009, he won his 13th Australian title in singles, four USA singles and doubles titles and the South American Open singles and doubles. He was named International Player of the Year in 2000 and was named the U.S. Senior Player of the Millennium.

Inducted 2009
Year Placed2009
Placed ByProudly Presented to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame by: the Friends and Family of John Powless
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Date Added Thursday, August 25th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 425379 N 4765880
Decimal Degrees43.04195000, -87.91611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.517', W 87° 54.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 31.02" N, 87° 54' 58.02" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-953 N 4th St, Milwaukee WI 53203, US
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