Maurice Germot

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Maurice Germot
Maurice Germot.jpg
Germot in 1911
Country (sports)  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)

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. 

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