General Dr Hans Oskar
Behrens
Male
Germany
1880-10-20
Hohenfeld, Hamburg, Germany
1953-02-25
Doorn, Netherlands


About

As a young man, Hans Oskar Behrens studied business in Cologne, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree. In 1904, he earned a doctorate in political science from the University of Tübingen. He later set up and ran a small business in Hamburg. During the First World War, he worked in the German diplomatic service in Brussels.

In 1903, Hans O. Behrens was a key German figure in the founding of the International Lawn Tennis Federation (ILTF), now the International Tennis Federation (ITF). He was honoured with a medal by the same body on its thirtieth anniversary in 1933. In 1937, he was elected president of the executive committee of the ILTF for one year. Hans Oskar Behrens spent his final years living in the Netherlands.



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Archive statistics 1895 - 1925
7
82
49


Tournament wins 1910 - Tübingen General Tournament (Amateur)
1905 - Championships of Saxony (Amateur)
1903 - Championships of Heidelberg (Amateur)
1903 - Championships of Württemberg (Amateur)
1902 - Championships of Württemberg (Amateur)
1901 - Championships of Württemberg (Amateur)
1900 - Championships of Württemberg (Amateur)


Tournaments Düsseldorf International - 1925 Championships of Krefeld - 1925 Heilbronn - 1924 Championships of Württemberg - 1921 German International Championships - 1913 Köln International - 1913 Championships of Bonn - 1913 Düsseldorf International - 1911 Championships of Stuttgart - 1910 Tübingen General Tournament - 1910 Championships of Württemberg - 1910 Championships of Bonn - 1909 Belgian International Championships - 1906 Championships of Saxony - 1905 German International Championships - 1904 Championships of Hamburg - 1904 Pöseldorf Prize - 1904 Championships of Württemberg - 1904 German International Championships - 1903 Championships of Hamburg - 1903 Pöseldorf Prize - 1903 Championships of Heidelberg - 1903 Championships of the Pfalz (Palatinate) - 1903 Championships of Württemberg - 1903 German International Championships - 1902 Pöseldorf Prize - 1902 Championships of Württemberg - 1902 Championships of Württemberg - 1901 Prussian Championships - 1899 Championships of Berlin - 1899 German International Championships - 1898 Homburg Cup - 1898 German National Championships - 1898 German International Championships - 1897 Homburg Cup - 1897 German National Championships - 1897 German International Championships - 1896 Championships of Hamburg - 1896 German International Championships - 1895

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