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 entitled to participate in the tournament, which until 1925 was open only to tennis players who were members of French clubs.[2]

French Championship finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1-0)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Win 1891 French Championships Clay France P. Baigneres 6–3, 6–2


  1. ^ "Event Guide / History / Past Winners 1891-2008". rolandgarros.com. Archived from the original on May 13, 2012. Retrieved 2009-07-03.
  2. ^ Gillmeister, Heiner (1998). Tennis : A Cultural History (Repr. ed.). London: Leicester University Press. p. 225. ISBN 978-0718501952.