J. Defert

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J. Defert was a French tennis player. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.[1][2]

Defert was defeated in the first round of the singles tournament by Dionysios Kasdaglis of Egypt, placing eighth in a tie with all of the other players defeated in their first matches. He did not compete in the doubles tournament.


  1. ^ "J. Defert Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 24 September 2013. Retrieved 2014-01-26. 
  2. ^ Nikolaos Grivas The First Olympic Tennis Event: Organization, Conduct, Essence "Foreign athletes were John Boland and George Robertson from the Oxford University, Edwin Flack from the Australian Melbourne Tennis Club, J. Defert from the French Racing Club, Freidrich Thraun from the German Sport Club, and Momcilo Tapovicza from the Hungarian National Gymnastic Club."