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Henri Cochet

Henri Cochet (Tennis.  Born, Villeurbanne, France, Dec. 14, 1901; died, Paris, France, Apr. 1, 1987.)  One of the celebrated “Four Musketeers” of French tennis, Henri Cochet was part of the quartet that dominated the sport in the late 1920s and early 1930s.  Cochet teamed with Rene Lacoste, Jacques Brugnon, and Jean Borotra to win the Davis […]

Jean Borotra

Jean Borotra (Tennis.  Born, Biarritz, France, Aug. 13, 1898; died, Arbonne, France, July 17, 1994.)  A French Davis Cup hero and winner of three of the four major tournaments during his career, Jean Borotra missed only at Forest Hills.  Borotra, known as the “Bounding Basque,” lost an all-French final to Rene Lacoste in 1926, 6-4, […]

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