Arthur “Art” Sihvon

Arthur Sihvon began playing tennis in 1932, and by 1938 had entered and won men’s singles, doubles, and mixed doubles titles. In the early 1950’s, Art combined his love of playing tennis with helping to teach junior and senior players.

Sihvon was president and secretary of the Civil Service Tennis Association and the Canadian Lawn Tennis Association. In 1967 he was honoured as a Life Member of the Saskatchewan Lawn Tennis Association for his contribution to tennis in the province.

An all-around athlete: Sihvon played hockey with the Regina Junior Pats (1929) and the Regina Senior Aces (1929-1939); in football, Arthur was a member of the 1928 Regina Pats Club; in baseball he was a member of the Regina Nationals Senior Baseball team (1933 – 1935).