Maurice Germot was a French tennis player and Olympic champion. He was twice an Olympic Gold medallist in doubles, partnering Max Decugis in 1906 and André Gobert in 1912, and a Silver medallist in singles in 1906.
Germot won the French Championships in 1905, 1906 and 1910 and was a finalist in 1908, 1909 and 1911 and besides that he was once again one step away from the final triumph whan he lost in the Champions round in 1912.
He is one of three French to participate at Wimbledon in 1908,and he reached the third round without playing any matches since exempted (bye) in the 1st round and a package before the 2nd round being package itself. The other two French Verdé-Pierre Delisle and Elie De Lastours have played and lost their second round matches (after a bye).
In major events, Germot reached the final of the World Covered Court Championships, played on wood court in Stockholm, Sweden in 1913, finishing runner-up to Anthony Wilding. He also reached the quarter-finals of the World Hard Court Championships and Wimbledon in 1914.
Maurice wounded quiet badly,hit in the head during the First World War when he was sent out with his trench to attack the Lingekopf.
He died in 1958 at Vichy and is buried in the cemetery of this city.
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