Vinnie Richards was a top American tennis player in the early decades of the 20th Century, particularly known as being a superlative volleyer.Richards won the National Boys Outdoor Singles Tournament in 1917.He teamed up with Bill Tilden to win the United States doubles championship in 1918 at the age of 15. He remains the youngest male to have ever won a major championship. Twenty-seven years later, in 1945, he and Tilden won the United States Pro doubles title.Richards was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1959.

Vinnie Richards