Jimmie Langham

Induction Year: 1992

 

Jimmie Langham had a lifetime interest in advancing tennis throughout Texas. Langham began teaching tennis in 1934 at the Olmos Tennis Center in San Antonio. Throughout his career, he started many tennis programs, organized high school matches, and promoted three of the state’s biggest junior tournaments.

 

Langham taught tennis for 51 years throughout Texas. He served as a pro at clubs in San Antonio, Houston, Victoria and Rockport and even built a tennis club in Bandera, Texas. Langham’s three sectional wins include the Men’s 60s singles, the Men’s 70s singles and Men’s 70s doubles.