Tennis at the 1908 Summer Olympics – Men's doubles

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Men's doubles tennis
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Venue All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
Dates July 6 (round 1)
July 7 (round 2)
July 9 (quarterfinals)
July 10 (semifinal)
July 11 (final)
Competitors 24 from 8 nations
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
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Tennis at the
1908 Summer Olympics
Tennis pictogram.svg
Outdoor
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men    
Indoor
Singles   men   women
Doubles   men    

The men's doubles (outdoor) was one of six lawn tennis events on the Tennis at the 1908 Summer Olympics programme.[1]

Results[edit]

Standings[edit]

Place Names Nation
1st George Hillyard
Reginald Doherty
Great Britain Great Britain
2nd Josiah Ritchie
James Parke
Great Britain Great Britain
3rd Clement Cazalet
Charles Dixon
Great Britain Great Britain
4th Walter Crawley
Kenneth Powell
Great Britain Great Britain
Vincent Gauntlett
Harold Kitson
South Africa South Africa
Felix Pipes
Arthur Zborzil
Austria Austria
7th James Foulkes
Robert Powell
Canada Canada
Christiaan van Lennep
Roelof van Lennep
Netherlands Netherlands
Otto Froitzheim
Heinrich Schomburgk
Germany Germany
Jenö Zsigmondy
Ede Tóth
Hungary Hungary
11th Bohuslav Hykš
David Slíva
Bohemia Bohemia
Oscar Kreuzer
Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe
Germany Germany

Bracket[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Finals
                                 
   United Kingdom Hillyard / Doherty 5 2 6 17 6  
 United Kingdom Cazalet / Dixon 7 6 4 15 4  
   United Kingdom Hillyard / Doherty 9 7 9
   United Kingdom Ritchie / Parke 7 5 7
 United Kingdom Ritchie / Parke w.o.
   France Germot / Decugis  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Top half[edit]
1st round   2nd round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
       
       
       United Kingdom Hillyard / Doherty 10 6 7 7  
       United Kingdom Crawley / K. Powell 8 1 9 5  
     United Kingdom Crawley / K. Powell 7 6 6
     Canada Foulkes / R. Powell 5 3 2  
       United Kingdom Hillyard / Doherty 5 2 6 17 6
       United Kingdom Cazalet / Dixon 7 6 4 15 4
     United Kingdom Cazalet / Dixon 6 6 3 6  
     Netherlands C. van Lennep / R. van Lennep 4 0 6 2  
       United Kingdom Cazalet / Dixon 6 5 2 6 6
  Gauntlett / Kitson (RSA) 6 6 6         Gauntlett / Kitson (RSA) 2 7 6 3 3  
 Bohemia Hykš / Slíva 0 4 3       Gauntlett / Kitson (RSA) 3 6 7 3
 Germany Froitzheim / Schomburgk 6 6 6      Germany Froitzheim / Schomburgk 6 2 5 3  
 Germany Kreuzer / Rahe 1 3 3  
Bottom half[edit]
1st round   2nd round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
     United Kingdom Ritchie / Parke 6 6 6  
     Hungary Zsigmondy / Tóth 1 0 3  
       United Kingdom Ritchie / Parke 7 6 6  
 Austria Zborzil / Pipes        Austria Zborzil & Pipes 5 4 2  
 Bye      Austria Zborzil / Pipes
     Bye  
       United Kingdom Ritchie / Parke w.o.
       France Germot / Decugis
     France Germot / Decugis  
     Bye  
       France Germot / Decugis
       Bye  
     
       
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tennis at the 1908 London Summer Games: Men's Doubles". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 

Sources[edit]

  • Cook, Theodore Andrea (1908). The Fourth Olympiad, Being the Official Report. London: British Olympic Association. 
  • De Wael, Herman (2001). "Tennis 1908". Herman's Full Olympians. Retrieved 21 May 2006.