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Horace Rice

For the U.S. politician, see Horace Baldwin Rice.
Horace Rice
File:Horace Rice 1913.jpg
Country 23x15px Australia
Born 1872
Sydney, Australia
Died 1950
Sydney, Australia
Plays Left-handed (one-handed backhand)
Career record {{#property:P564}}
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (1907)
Wimbledon 2R (1913)
Career record {{#property:P555}}
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1910, 1915)
Wimbledon 2R (1913)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open W (1923)
Team competitions
Davis Cup QF (1913)
File:McLoughlin and Rice 1913.jpg
McLoughlin and Rice during the quarter-finals of the 1913 International Lawn Tennis Challenge

Horace "Horrie" Rice (born 1872 in Sydney – died 1950 in Sydney) was an Australian tennis player.

The left-hander won the Men's Singles title at the 1907 Australasian Championships. He was also runner-up 3 times. He won the Men's Doubles title at the 1915 Championships, partnering Clarence Todd.

Grand Slam singles finals


Year Championship Opponent in Final Score
1907 Australasian Championships 23x15px Harry Parker 6–3, 6–4, 6–4

Mixed Doubles 1923 (Australasian Championships) with Sylvia Lance (AUS) All time World Grand Slam Record for Men. "Horrie" Rice was 50 or 51 years of age.[1]

Runner-ups (3)

Year Championship Opponent in Final Score
1910 Australasian Championships 23x15px Rodney Heath 4–6, 3–6, 3–6
1911 Australasian Championships 23x15px Norman Brookes 2–6, 3–6, 3–6
1915 Australasian Championships 23x15px Gordon Lowe 6–4, 1–6, 2–6, 4–6


  1. ^ History of Tennis, Bud Collins