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The Baker Bowl is an annual event in honor of Lawrence Baker. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1975. Very few individuals were as steadfastly loyal to the United States Lawn Tennis Association as Baker. Not only was he President of the association, but he also served as General Counsel from 1952 until 1970. Moreover, he was captain of the United States Davis Cup team that defeated Canada in 1953. Founder of the National Tennis Foundation, he was the winner of the National Senior Grass Court Doubles Championship in 1937. Baker was prominent USLTA official for nearly four decades.
This event it a part of the 'Canadian Matches' which occur generally on the same weekend of each year. Players include men 45 and older.
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