Phil Englebardt was a tennis, handball, and badminton star. One year, he captured three big tournaments. He won the Edison, Tri-County, and Troy Open Tournaments. Englebardt also won a badminton triple, beating Joe Phillips for the single’s title, and teaming with Harry Soffer and Zelda Wasserman for the men’s and mixed doubles championships. He also won the Northeastern New Yorks Singles Title in handball at the YMCA.