Bryan M. “Bitsy” Grant, Georgia,inducted in 1977
- Nicknamed “Itsy Bitsy the Giant Killer” because of his five feet, four inch frame, Grant was a pioneering representative for the game of tennis in Georgia.
- In 1954, The Bitsy Grant Tennis Center, which was once the headquarters of the Atlanta Lawn Tennis Association, was named in his honor.
- Two time quarterfinalists at Wimbledon, and played four U.S. Davis Cup Teams between 1935-1938.
- Played on the University of North Carolina’s 1931 team that won the Southern Conference title. Selected All-American that same year.
- Served in the Pacific Islands around New Guinea during WWII where he was involved in heavy firefights.
- Inducted into the International Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island in 1972.
- Bitsy Grant died at the age of 76.