Dr. Hubert Eaton

Year Inducted: 
1984
Category: 
Administrator/Volunteer
Hometown: 
Wilmington, NC
Highlights: 
  • Won North Carolina State Interscholastic Tennis Tournament at age 15
  • Won five Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association National Championships in singles and doubles at Johnson C. Smith University
  • Mentored Wimbledon and US Open champion Althea Gibson
  • Served as President of American Tennis Association (counterpart for black players of the USLTA {now USTA}) from 1960 to 1970