Jim May (tennis)

James May (born 17 June 1981) is a British former professional tennis player.

Jim May
Full nameJames May
Country (sports) Great Britain
Born (1981-06-17) 17 June 1981
Prize money$33,126
Highest rankingNo. 718 (19 June 2006)
Career record0–2
Highest rankingNo. 242 (7 May 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2006, 2007)


May grew up in Kent and attended Dartford Grammar School.[1] He studied sports science at Loughborough University, graduating in 2004.[2] During his time at Loughborough he represented Great Britain at the 2003 Summer Universiade in Daegu and won a gold medal in the men's doubles with Iain Bates.[3]

On the professional tour he reached as high as 242 in the world in doubles. He made two main draw appearances at Wimbledon, as a qualifier in 2006 and wildcard in 2007, both times partnering Neil Bamford.


  1. "May makes his point but goes out of National". News Shopper. 6 November 2001. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  2. Symes, Paul (29 March 2005). "He May be the key to title glory". Times Series. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  3. "Cooke strikes gold No 3 as Britain excel in pool". The Times. 30 August 2003. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
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