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Borotra, Jean Robert (The Bounding Basque from Biarritz)

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1994 AD, at 95 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Tennis Player


1898 - Born on 13th of August in Domaine du Pouy, near Biarritz, Aquitaine. He is the one of the famous "Four Musketeers".

1921 - His first appearance was in the French Davis Cup team.

1924 - He first won men's singles at Wimbledon.

1926 - Won again in the men's singles at Wimbledon.

1928 - Won men's singles at Australian Open.

1931 - He won men's singles at French Open.

1976 - The Four Musketeers were inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

1984 - Received a Distinguished service award from the United States Sports Academy.

1994 - Died on 17th of June at Arbonne.


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