Giammalva, Sam

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Giammalva, Sam Gender: M
Samuel Antone Giammalva
born on 1 August 1934 at 23:40 (= 11:40 PM )
Place Houston, Texas, 29n46, 95w22
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°14' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 08°51 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 11°07'


American amateur tennis player who played for the United States Davis Cup team, earning a 7–3 record in match play between 1956 and 1958. He was on the victorious U.S. teams of 1957 and 1958. In 1958, he teamed up with Barry MacKay to reach the doubles final at the U.S. Nationals. The pair fell to Alex Olmedo and Ham Richardson, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4.

Giammalva went on to coach tennis at Rice University for 14 years from 1959 to 1972, leading the Owls to 10 Southwest Conference titles and second-place NCAA tournament finishes in 1968 and 1970.

Giammalva’s sons, Tony Giammalva and Sammy Giammalva, Jr., were also tennis players.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Mackay, Barry (born 31 August 1935). Notes: Tennis doubles partners

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Vocation : Sports : Tennis
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Tennis coach)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship