Sylvie Jung Henrotin

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Sylvie Jung Henrotin
Country  France
Born (1904-07-10)10 July 1904
Le Havre, France
Died 15 December 1970(1970-12-15) (aged 63)
Lake Placid, New York, USA
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open QF (1929, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938)
Wimbledon 3R (1933, 1939)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open F (1928, 1933, 1937)
Wimbledon F (1934)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open F (1935, 1936)
Wimbledon QF (1936)
US Open F (1937)

Sylvie Jung Henrotin (French pronunciation: ​[silvi ɑ̃ʁɔˈtɛ̃] German pronunciation: [jʊŋ];10 July 1904 - 15 December 1970) was a French female tennis player who was active during the late 1920 and the 1930s.

She participated in singles event of the Wimbledon Championships between 1930 and 1939 and her best result during that period was reaching the fourth round in 1933 and 1939.[1] Henrotin also took part in the French Championships, reaching the quarterfinal in the singles on five occasions (1929, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938).

In August 1936 she won the singles title at the Eastern Grass Court Championships in Rye, USA. In January 1937 she won the singles, doubles and mixed doubles title at the US Indoor Championships.[2]

Grand Slam tournament finals[edit]

Doubles: 4 (0 titles, 4 runner-ups)[edit]

Result Year Championship Partner Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1928 French Championships France Suzanne Deve France Eileen Bennett
France Phoebe Holcroft
0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 1933 French Championships France Colette Rosambert France Simonne Mathieu
United States Elizabeth Ryan
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 1933 Wimbledon Championships United States Dorothy Andrus France Simonne Mathieu
United States Elizabeth Ryan
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 1937 French Championships United States Dorothy Andrus France Simonne Mathieu
United Kingdom Billie Yorke
6–3, 2–6, 2–6

Doubles: 3 (0 titles, 3 runner-ups)[edit]

Result Year Championship Partner Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1935 French Championships France André Martin-Legeay Switzerland Lolette Payot
France Marcel Bernard
6–4, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 1936 French Championships France André Martin-Legeay United Kingdom Billie Yorke
France Marcel Bernard
5–7, 8–6, 3–6
Runner-up 1937 US Championships France Yvon Petra United States Sarah Palfrey
United States Don Budge
2–6, 10–8, 0–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wimbledon Players Archive – Sylvia Henrotin". AELTC. 
  2. ^ "Sports in Brief". The Evening Independent. Mar 8, 1937.