Maurice Germot

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Maurice Germot
Maurice Germot.jpg
Germot in 1911
Country  France
Born (1882-11-15)15 November 1882
Vichy, Allier, France
Died 6 August 1958(1958-08-06) (aged 75)
Vichy, Allier, France
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon QF (1914)
Other tournaments
WHCC QF (1914)
WCCC F (1913)
Olympic Games Silver medal.svg Silver Medal (1906)
Doubles
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Gold medal.svg Gold Medal (1906, 1912)
Olympic medal record
Men's tennis
Competitor for  France
Olympic Games
Gold 1912 Stockholm Doubles (indoor)
Intercalated Games
Gold 1906 Athens Doubles
Silver 1906 Athens Singles

Maurice Germot (French pronunciation: ​[mɔʁis ʒɛʁmo]; 15 November 1882 – 6 August 1958) was a French tennis player and Olympic champion. He was twice an Olympic Gold medallist in doubles, partnering Max Decugis in 1906 and André Gobert in 1912, and a Silver medallist in singles in 1906.[1][2]

Germot won the French Championships in 1905, 1906 and 1910 and was a finalist in 1908, 1909 and 1911.[a]

In major events, Germot reached the final of the World Covered Court Championships, played on wood court in Stockholm, Sweden in 1913, finishing runner-up to Anthony Wilding. He also reached the quarter-finals of the World Hard Court Championships and Wimbledon in 1914.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The French Championships during these years was reserved for French club members only and is thus not considered a Grand Slam tournament

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1912 Summer Olympics – Stockholm, Sweden – Tennis" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 6 April 2008)
  2. ^ "Maurice Germot Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-15.