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Lolette Payot-Dodille (French pronunciation: ​[lɔlɛt pajo]; 17 April 1910 – February 1988) was a Swiss-French tennis player.

Contents

1 Biography 2 Tournament titles

2.1 Doubles 2.2 Mixed doubles

3 References

Biography[edit] Payot was born on 17 April 1910 at Lausanne.[2] She learned to play tennis at an age of 8 on the courts of the Montchoisi tennis club.[3] At the age of 13, she won the Swiss national championships for the first time.[2] Payot competed at the Wimbledon Championships
Wimbledon Championships
from 1929 to 1935, reaching the singles quarterfinals in 1931, 1933 and 1934. At the French Championships, she reached the quarterfinals in 1932, 1934 and 1935. In 1935, she won the mixed doubles title partnering Marcel Bernard at Paris. She was ranked world number 4 by A. Wallis Myers
A. Wallis Myers
in 1932.[1] In August 1932 she won the singles title at the German Championships in Hamburg after a three-sets victory in the final against Hilde Krahwinkel.[4] Payot won the Swiss national championships seven times in a row from 1929 to 1935.[5] During the Swiss championships in July 1935, Payot fell seriously ill. It took her one-year to recover, and she decided to retire from the amateur tennis circus.[3] She then opened a tennis school and worked as a coach at Montchoisi. In January 1937, she married French Robert Dodille at Lausanne
Lausanne
and took the French citizenship.[6][7] By 1943, Payot had begun to play tournaments again.[6] In August 1945, she won the singles title at the French championships.[7] The title, however, isn't recognized by the Fédération Française de Tennis
Fédération Française de Tennis
and the International Tennis Federation. Payot continued to work as a coach and as a secretary at Montchoisi tennis club until 1982.[2] She died at an age of 77 in February 1988.[8] Tournament titles[edit] Doubles[edit]

Year Tournament Partner Opponents Score

1932 Italian Championships Colette Rosambert Dorothy Andrus Lucia Valerio 7–5, 6–3

Mixed doubles[edit]

Year Tournament Partner Opponents Score

1935 French Open, Paris Marcel Bernard Sylvie Jung Henrotin Martin Legeay 4–6, 6–2, 6–4

References[edit]

^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). History of Tennis (2nd ed.). New York City: New Chapter press. p. 722. ISBN 978-0942257700.  ^ a b c "La championette de tennis Lolette Payot toujours dynamique". http://2014.ball71.com/. Retrieved 3 February 2014.  External link in website= (help) ^ a b "Lolette Payot". Gazette de Lausanne. Lausanne. 11 May 1935. Retrieved 3 February 2014.  ^ "Abschluss der Deutschen Tennis-Meisterschaften". Hamburger Nachrichten (in German). 15 August 1932 – via European Library.  ^ "Historique". www.montchoisitc.ch. Montchoisi TC. Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2014.  ^ a b "Courtes Nouvelles" (PDF). Le Rhôhne. 15 January 1937. Retrieved 3 February 2014.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "gl1943" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page). ^ a b " Lolette Payot championette de France". Gazette de Lausanne. Lausanne. 7 August 1945. Retrieved 3 February 2014.  ^ " Lolette Payot n'est plus". Gazette de Lausanne. Lausanne. 27 February 1988. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 

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French Championships mixed doubles champions

(1902) Helene Prevost / Réginald Forbes (1903) Helene Prevost / Réginald Forbes (1904) Kate Gillou / Max Decugis (1905) Yvonne de Pfooffel / Max Decugis (1906) Yvonne de Pfooffel / Max Decugis (1907) A. Péan / Robert Wallet (1908) Kate Gillou / Max Decugis (1909) Jeanne Matthey
Jeanne Matthey
/ Max Decugis (1910) Marguerite Mény / Édouard Mény de Marangue (1911) Marguerite Broquedis
Marguerite Broquedis
/ Andre Gobert (1912) Daisy Speranza / William Laurentz (1913) Daisy Speranza / William Laurentz (1914) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen
/ Max Decugis (1915–1919) No competition (due to World War I) (1920) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen
/ Max Decugis (1921) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen
/ Jacques Brugnon (1922) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen
/ Jacques Brugnon (1923) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen
/ Jacques Brugnon (1924) Marguerite Broquedis
Marguerite Broquedis
/ Jean Borotra (1925) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen
/ Jacques Brugnon (1926) Suzanne Lenglen
Suzanne Lenglen
/ Jacques Brugnon (1927) Marguerite Broquedis
Marguerite Broquedis
Bordes / Jean Borotra (1928) Eileen Bennett / Henri Cochet (1929) Eileen Bennett / Henri Cochet (1930) Cilly Aussem
Cilly Aussem
/ Bill Tilden (1931) Betty Nuthall
Betty Nuthall
/ Pat Spence (1932) Betty Nuthall
Betty Nuthall
/ Fred Perry (1933) Margaret Scriven
Margaret Scriven
/ Jack Crawford (1934) Colette Rosambert / Jean Borotra (1935) Lolette Payot / Marcel Bernard (1936) Billie Yorke / Marcel Bernard (1937) Simonne Mathieu
Simonne Mathieu
/ Yvon Petra (1938) Simonne Mathieu
Simonne Mathieu
/ Dragutin Mitić (1939) Sarah Palfrey Fabyan / Elwood Cooke (1940–1945) No competition (due to World War II) (1946) Pauline Betz
Pauline Betz
/ Budge Patty (1947) Sheila Piercey / Eric Sturgess (1948) Patricia Canning Todd / Jaroslav Drobný (1949) Sheila Piercey / Eric Sturgess (1950) Barbara Scofield / Enrique Morea (1951) Doris Hart
Doris Hart
/ Frank Sedgman (1952) Doris Hart
Doris Hart
/ Frank Sedgman (1953) Doris Hart
Doris Hart
/ Vic Seixas (1954) Maureen Connolly
Maureen Connolly
/ Lew Hoad (1955) Darlene Hard / Gordon Forbes (1956) Thelma Coyne Long
Thelma Coyne Long
/ Luis Ayala (1957) Věra Pužejová / Jiří Javorský (1958) Shirley Bloomer / Nicola Pietrangeli (1959) Yola Ramírez Ochoa / William Knight (1960) Maria Bueno
Maria Bueno
/ Robert Howe (1961) Darlene Hard / Rod Laver (1962) Renée Schuurman / Robert Howe (1963) Margaret Smith / Ken Fletcher (1964) Margaret Smith / Ken Fletcher (1965) Margaret Smith / Ken Fletcher (1966) Annette Van Zyl
Annette Van Zyl
/ Frew McMillan (1967) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
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