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Lacoste, [Jean] Rene (the Crocodile)

Born: 1904 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 92 years of age.

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French tennis player and clothing businessman

 

won French Open 1925, 1927, 1929

 

won Wimbledon 1925, 1928

 

won US Open 1926, 1927

 

designed 1st metal tennis racquet 1967

 

founder and eponym of Lacoste shirt company, known for alligator logo


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