Gorchakoff was a fantastic singles and doubles player in the late 1920s. He was ranked No. 28 in singles in 1928, and No. 8 in doubles in 1929.
While a student at Occidental College in Los Angeles, Ben was one of the top college tennis players in America in the late 1920s. He won the Ojai Valley Tennis Cup singles championship (it would later become the Pac-10 championship) from 1926-1928 and was runner-up in 1929. He also won the NCAA Doubles championship in 1929 with Arthur Kussman.
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