In this July, 6, 1957, file photo, winning doubles partners Budge Patty, left, and Gardnar Mulloy, both of the United States, hold their trophies after being presented by Queen Elizabeth at Wimbledon. (AP Photo/File)
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Gardnar Mulloy, a member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame who won 129 U.S. national titles and played competitively into his 90s, has died at age 102 .Mulloy won five Grand Slam doubles titles, was ranked No. 1 in the United States in 1952 and started the University of Miami tennis program. He swept United States Tennis Association grand slams in three age groups: 45s, 70s and 80s.Mulloy, who served in the Navy during World War II, was 31 when the war ended, and his tennis career had barely begun. Mulloy graduated with a law degree in 1938 and cracked the U.S. top-10 rankings before World War II took him off the tournament circuit. He spent four years in the U.S. Navy and in 2015 received the French Legion of Honour for his service.
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