H. Briggs

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H. Briggs (given name unknown) was a British tennis player residing in Paris, France.

Briggs won the singles event of the inaugural Amateur French Championships in 1891 which took place on the grounds of the Cercle des Sport de l'Ile Puteaux. In the final he defeated P. Baigneres in straight sets.[1] As a member of the Club Stade Français he was to entitled participate in the tournament which until 1925 was open only to tennis players who were members of French clubs.[2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1-0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1891 French Championships Clay (Sand) France P. Baigneres 6–3, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Event Guide / History / Past Winners 1891-2008". rolandgarros.com. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  2. ^ Gillmeister, Heiner (1998). Tennis : A Cultural History (Repr. ed.). London: Leicester University Press. p. 225. ISBN 978-0718501952.