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André Henri Gobert (30 September 1890 – 6 December 1951) was a male tennis player from France. Gobert is a double Olympic tennis champion of 1912. At the Stockholm Games he won both the men's singles and doubles indoor Gold medals. He was born and died in Paris.

Contents

1 Career 2 Grand Slam finals

2.1 Doubles: 2 (1 titles, 1 runner-up)

3 References 4 External links

Career[edit] Gobert first started playing tennis at age eleven.[4] He was a 2-time winner of the French Championships
French Championships
in 1911 and 1920, when the tournament was only open to amateur tennis players who had a membership with a French tennis club. He also won the International Lawn Tennis
Tennis
Federation's World Covered Court Championship (Indoor Wood) in 1919. Also twice runner-up at the World Hard Court Championships on Clay (1913 & 1920). He won the indoor tennis Gold medal at the 1912 Olympic Games.[5][6] Gobert reached the Wimbledon all comers final in 1912, beating James Cecil Parke
James Cecil Parke
and Max Decugis before losing to Arthur Gore.[7] He won the singles title at the British Covered Court Championships, played at the Queen's Club
Queen's Club
in London, five times; in 1911, 1912, 1920, 1921 and 1922.[8][9][10] In 1910 he won the All England Plate at Wimbledon, the competition for players who were defeated in the first and second rounds of the singles competition.[11] Between 1912 and 1922 Gobert played for the French Davis Cup
Davis Cup
team in five ties and compiled a record of three wins and eleven losses.[12] Grand Slam finals[edit] Doubles: 2 (1 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1911 Wimbledon Grass Max Decugis Major Ritchie Anthony Wilding 9–7, 5–7, 6–3, 2–6, 6–2

Runner-up 1912 Wimbledon Grass Max Decugis Charles P. Dixon Herbert Roper-Barrett 6–3, 3–6, 4–6, 5–7

References[edit]

^ Garcia, Gabriel. "Andre Gobert: Career match record". thetennisbase.com. Madrid: Tennismem SL. Retrieved 7 November 2017.  ^ Garcia, Gabriel. "Andre Gobert: Career match record". thetennisbase.com. Madrid: Tennismem SL. Retrieved 7 November 2017.  ^ United States Lawn Tennis
Tennis
Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis
Tennis
(First Edition), p. 423. ^ "A.H. Gobert – French Champion". Hawera & Normanby Star. 17 November 1923.  ^ "OLYMPIC GAMES". The Sydney Morning Herald. 14 May 1912. p. 9 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ " André Gobert
André Gobert
Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-15.  ^ "Wimbledon 1912". www.tennis.co.nf.  ^ "WILDING DEFEATED". The Border Watch. Mount Gambier, SA. 1 May 1912. p. 3 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ "ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIP". The Examiner (DAILY ed.). Launceston, Tasmania. 19 April 1920. p. 6 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ "LAWN TENNIS". Western Argus. Kalgoorlie, WA. 25 April 1922. p. 26 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ "LAWN TENNIS". The Sydney Morning Herald. 1 May 1911. p. 9 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ " Davis Cup
Davis Cup
– Player Profile Andre Gobert". ITF. 

External links[edit]

André Gobert
André Gobert
at the International Tennis
Tennis
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André Gobert
at the Davis Cup André Gobert
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at Sports Reference

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French Championships
French Championships
men's singles champions

(1891) H. Briggs (1892) Jean Schopfer (1893) Laurent Riboulet (1894) André Vacherot (1895) André Vacherot (1896) André Vacherot (1897) Paul Aymé (1898) Paul Aymé (1899) Paul Aymé (1900) Paul Aymé (1901) André Vacherot (1902) Michel Vacherot (1903) Max Decugis (1904) Max Decugis (1905) Maurice Germot (1906) Maurice Germot (1907) Max Decugis (1908) Max Decugis (1909) Max Decugis (1910) Maurice Germot (1911) André Gobert (1912) Max Decugis (1913) Max Decugis (1914) Max Decugis (1915–1919) No competition (due to World War I) (1920) André Gobert (1921) Jean Samazeuilh (1922) Henri Cochet (1923) François Blanchy (1924) Jean Borotra (1925) René Lacoste (1926) Henri Cochet (1927) René Lacoste (1928) Henri Cochet (1929) René Lacoste (1930) Henri Cochet (1931) Jean Borotra (1932) Henri Cochet (1933) Jack Crawford (1934) Gottfried von Cramm (1935) Fred Perry (1936) Gottfried von Cramm (1937) Henner Henkel (1938) Don Budge (1939) Don McNeill (1940–1945) No competition (due to World War II) (1946) Marcel Bernard (1947) József Asbóth (1948) Frank Parker (1949) Frank Parker (1950) Budge Patty (1951) Jaroslav Drobný (1952) Jaroslav Drobný (1953) Ken Rosewall (1954) Tony Trabert (1955) Tony Trabert (1956) Lew Hoad (1957) Sven Davidson (1958) Mervyn Rose (1959) Nicola Pietrangeli (1960) Nicola Pietrangeli (1961) Manuel Santana (1962) Rod Laver (1963) Roy Emerson (1964) Manuel Santana (1965) Fred Stolle (1966) Tony Roche (1967) Roy Emerson

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Pre Open Era Wimbledon gentlemen's doubles champions

1884: William Renshaw
William Renshaw
/ Ernest Renshaw 1885: William Renshaw
William Renshaw
/ Ernest Renshaw 1886: William Renshaw
William Renshaw
/ Ernest Renshaw 1887: Herbert Wilberforce / Patrick Bowes-Lyon 1888: William Renshaw
William Renshaw
/ Ernest Renshaw 1889: William Renshaw
William Renshaw
/ Ernest Renshaw 1890: Joshua Pim
Joshua Pim
/ Frank Stoker 1891: Wilfred Baddeley
Wilfred Baddeley
/ Herbert Baddeley 1892: Ernest Lewis
Ernest Lewis
/ Harry S. Barlow 1893: Joshua Pim
Joshua Pim
/ Frank Stoker 1894: Wilfred Baddeley
Wilfred Baddeley
/ Herbert Baddeley 1895: Wilfred Baddeley
Wilfred Baddeley
/ Herbert Baddeley 1896: Wilfred Baddeley
Wilfred Baddeley
/ Herbert Baddeley 1897: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1898: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1899: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1900: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1901: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1902: Sydney Smith / Frank Riseley 1903: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1904: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1905: Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
/ Laurence Doherty 1906: Sydney Smith / Frank Riseley 1907: Norman Brookes
Norman Brookes
/ Anthony Wilding 1908: Anthony Wilding
Anthony Wilding
/ Major Ritchie 1909: Arthur Gore / Herbert Barrett 1910: Anthony Wilding
Anthony Wilding
/ Major Ritchie 1911: André Gobert
André Gobert
/ Max Decugis 1912: Herbert Barrett / Charles Dixon 1913: Herbert Barrett / Charles Dixon 1914: Norman Brookes
Norman Brookes
/ Anthony Wilding 1915–18: No competition (due to World War I) 1919: R. V. Thomas / Pat O'Hara Wood 1920: R. Norris Williams
R. Norris Williams
/ Chuck Garland 1921: Randolph Lycett / Max Woosnam 1922: James Anderson / Randolph Lycett 1923: Leslie Godfree / Randolph Lycett 1924: Francis Hunter
Francis Hunter
/ Vincent Richards 1925: Jean Borotra
Jean Borotra
/ René Lacoste 1926: Jacques Brugnon
Jacques Brugnon
/ Henri Cochet 1927: Francis Hunter
Francis Hunter
/ Bill Tilden 1928: Jacques Brugnon
Jacques Brugnon
/ Henri Cochet 1929: Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn 1930: Wilmer Allison / John Van Ryn 1931: George Lott / John Van Ryn 1932: Jean Borotra
Jean Borotra
/ Jacques Brugnon 1933: Jean Borotra
Jean Borotra
/ Jacques Brugnon 1934: George Lott / Lester Stoefen 1935: Jack Crawford / Adrian Quist 1936: Pat Hughes / Raymond Tuckey 1937: Don Budge
Don Budge
/ Gene Mako 1938: Don Budge
Don Budge
/ Gene Mako 1939: Elwood Cooke
Elwood Cooke
/ Bobby Riggs 1940–45: No competition (due to World War II) 1946: Tom Brown / Jack Kramer 1947: Bob Falkenburg / Jack Kramer 1948: John Bromwich
John Bromwich
/ Frank Sedgman 1949: Pancho Gonzales
Pancho Gonzales
/ Frank Parker 1950: John Bromwich
John Bromwich
/ Adrian Quist 1951: Ken McGregor
Ken McGregor
/ Frank Sedgman 1952: Ken McGregor
Ken McGregor
/ Frank Sedgman 1953: Lew Hoad
Lew Hoad
/ Ken Rosewall 1954: Rex Hartwig
Rex Hartwig
/ Mervyn Rose 1955: Rex Hartwig
Rex Hartwig
/ Lew Hoad 1956: Lew Hoad
Lew Hoad
/ Ken Rosewall 1957: Budge Patty
Budge Patty
/ Gardnar Mulloy 1958: Sven Davidson / Ulf Schmidt 1959: Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
/ Neale Fraser 1960: Rafael Osuna / Dennis Ralston 1961: Roy Emerson
Roy Emerson
/ Neale Fraser 1962: Bob Hewitt
Bob Hewitt
/ Fred Stolle 1963: Rafael Osuna / Antonio Palafox 1964: Bob Hewitt
Bob Hewitt
/ Fred Stolle 1965: John Newcombe
John Newcombe
/ Tony Roche 1966: Ken Fletcher
Ken Fletcher
/ John Newcombe 1967: Bob Hewitt
Bob Hewitt
/ Frew McMillan

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Olympic Tennis
Tennis
Champions in men's singles

Demonstration

1968:  Manuel Santana (ESP) 1984:  Stefan Edberg (SWE)

Indoor

1908:  Arthur Gore (GBR) 1912:  André Gobert (FRA)

Outdoor

1896:  John Pius Boland (GBR) 1900:  Laurence Doherty (GBR) 1904:  Beals Wright (USA) 1908:  Major Ritchie (GBR) 1912:  Charles Winslow (RSA) 1920:  Louis Raymond (RSA) 1924:  Vincent Richards (USA) 1988:  Miloslav Mečíř (TCH) 1992:  Marc Rosset (SUI) 1996:  Andre Agassi (USA) 2000:  Yevgeny Kafelnikov (RUS) 2004:  Nicolás Massú (CHI) 2008:  Rafael Nadal (ESP) 2012:  Andy Murray (GBR) 2016:  Andy Murray (GBR)

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Olympic Tennis
Tennis
Champions in men's doubles

Demonstration

1968:   Rafael Osuna & Vicente Zarazua (MEX)

Indoor

1908:  Herbert Barrett & Arthur Gore (GBR) 1912:   Maurice Germot
Maurice Germot
& André Gobert (FRA)

Outdoor

1896:  John Pius Boland (GBR) &  Friedrich Traun (GER) 1900:   Laurence Doherty
Laurence Doherty
& Reginald Doherty (GBR) 1904:   Edgar Leonard & Beals Wright (USA) 1908:   Reginald Doherty
Reginald Doherty
& George Hillyard (GBR) 1912:   Harold Kitson
Harold Kitson
& Charles Winslow (RSA) 1920:   Oswald Turnbull
Oswald Turnbull
& Max Woosnam (GBR) 1924:   Francis Hunter
Francis Hunter
& Vincent Richards (USA) 1988:   Ken Flach & Robert Seguso (USA) 1992:   Boris Becker
Boris Becker
& Michael Stich (GER) 1996:   Todd Woodbridge
Todd Woodbridge
& Mark Woodforde (AUS) 2000:   Sébastien Lareau & Daniel Nestor (CAN) 2004:   Fernando González
Fernando González
& Nicolás Massú (CHI) 2008:   Roger Federer
Roger Federer
& Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) 2012:   Bob Bryan
Bob Bryan
& Mike Bryan (USA) 2016:   Marc López
Marc López
& Rafael Nadal (ESP)

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World Covered Court men's singles champions

1913: Anthony Wilding 1914–18: not held – World War I 1919: André Gobert 1920: Gordon Lowe 1921: William Laurentz 1922: Henri Cochet 1923: Henri Cochet 1924: not held – tour

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