General Christiaan (Kick)
van Lennep
Male
Netherlands
1887-01-03
Hilversum, Netherlands
1955-12-05
Rocher-de-Toveyres, Territet, Vaud, Switzerland


About

He won the singles title at the Dutch National Tennis Championships in 1905, 1907, 1919, 1921, 1925 and 1926. He was also a seven times doubles champion.[2]

Van Lennep participated in the singles and doubles events at the 1908 and 1924 Olympics. His best result was reaching the third round in the singles event at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. In the third round he lost to American Watson Washburn by three sets to one.[3][4] He reached the final of the singles event at the inaugural British Hard Court Championships, played in Torquay in April 1924, in which he was defeated by Randolph Lycett in four sets.[5]

He was more successful in international doubles competitions as he reached the semifinal of the 1926 Wimbledon Championships partnering Béla von Kehrling.[2]

Van Lennep played in 12 ties for the Dutch Davis Cup team between 1920 and 1928 and has a won-loss record of 14 to 12.[6]



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Archive statistics 1904 - 1933
10
102
67


Tournament wins 1926 - Netherlands National Championship (Closed) (Open)
1925 - Netherlands National Championship (Closed) (Open)
1922 - Noordwijk (Amateur)
1922 - Netherlands International Championships (Open)
1921 - Netherlands National Championship (Closed) (Open)
1919 - Netherlands National Championship (Closed) (Open)
1907 - Netherlands National Championship (Closed) (Open)
1906 - Netherlands International Championships (Open)
1905 - Netherlands National Championship (Closed) (Open)
1905 - Haarlem (Amateur)


Tournaments Lac Léman Championships (Grand Hotel) - 1933 Lac Léman Championships (Grand Hotel) - 1932 Montreux Palace - 1932 Angmering-on-Sea - 1929 Roland Garros - 1928 Lac Léman Championships (Grand Hotel) - 1928 Roland Garros - 1927 Wimbledon - 1926 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1926 Netherlands International Championships - 1925 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1925 Olympics, Olympic Games - 1924 British Hard Court Championships - 1924 World Hardcourt Championships - 1923 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1923 Netherlands International Championships - 1922 World Hardcourt Championships - 1922 Noordwijk - 1922 Wimbledon - 1921 Netherlands International Championships - 1921 Belgian International Championships - 1921 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1921 Wimbledon - 1920 Netherlands International Championships - 1920 Netherlands International Championships - 1919 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1919 Netherlands International Championships - 1916 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1916 Wimbledon - 1911 Homburg - 1909 Baden-Baden - 1909 Olympics, Olympic Games - 1908 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1908 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1907 Netherlands International Championships - 1906 Sussex Championships - 1906 Cinque Ports Championships - 1906 South of England Championships - 1906 Chichester - 1906 Belgian International Championships - 1905 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1905 Haarlem - 1905 Netherlands International Championships - 1904 Den Haag (The Hague) - 1904 Netherlands National Championship (Closed) - 1904

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