General Maurice
Germot
Male
France
1882-11-17
Vichy, Allier, France
1958-08-06
Vichy, Allier, France


About

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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Archive statistics 1899 - 1921
12
227
151


Tournament wins 1914 - Dieppe (Amateur)
1913 - Étretat (Amateur)
1912 - Le Havre (Amateur)
1911 - Le Havre (Amateur)
1910 - Étretat (Amateur)
1910 - Le Havre (Amateur)
1910 - French National Championships (Open)
1907 - Étretat (Amateur)
1906 - French National Championships (Open)
1905 - Le Havre (Amateur)
1905 - French National Championships (Open)
1904 - Étretat Jouet Challenge Cup (Amateur)


Tournaments World Covered Court Championships - 1921 Coupe de Noel - 1920 Barcelona International - 1920 French National Championships - 1920 Barcelona International - 1919 World Covered Court Championships - 1919 Davis Cup - Semi-Finals - 1914-a Wimbledon - 1914 Dieppe - 1914 World Hardcourt Championships - 1914 French National Championships - 1914 Wimbledon - 1913 World Hardcourt Championships - 1913 Barcelona International - 1913 Deauville - 1913 French National Championships - 1913 Étretat - 1913 World Covered Court Championships - 1913 Wimbledon - 1912 Cannes Championships - 1912 Paris International Championships - 1912 French Covered Court Championships - 1912 South of France Championships - 1912 Bordeaux Tournament - 1912 World Hardcourt Championships - 1912 Deauville - 1912 Le Havre - 1912 French National Championships - 1912 Olympics Indoor - 1912 Le Havre - 1911 French National Championships - 1911 Paris International Championships - 1910 French Covered Court Championships - 1910 Wiesbaden Cup - 1910 Le Havre - 1910 French National Championships - 1910 Étretat - 1910 Wiesbaden Championships - 1910 Brussel International Matches - 1910 Courcelles-Sapicourt - 1910 Montreux Territet - 1910 French Closed Covered Court Championships - 1910 Paris International Championships - 1909 French National Championships - 1909 Wimbledon - 1908 Lyon Covered Court Championships - 1908 Paris International Championships - 1908 Olympics, Olympic Games - 1908 French Switzerland Championships - 1908 French National Championships - 1908 Lyon Covered Court Championships - 1907 French Covered Court Championships - 1907 Étretat - 1907 Olympics, Olympic Games - 1906 Dieppe - 1906 French National Championships - 1906 Davis Cup - Semi-Finals - 1905-a Lyon Covered Court Championships - 1905 French Covered Court Championships - 1905 Le Havre - 1905 French National Championships - 1905 Luzern - 1905 Paris International Championships - 1904 French Covered Court Championships - 1904 Dinard - 1904 European Championship - 1904 French National Championships - 1904 Étretat - 1904 Swedish International Covered Courts Championships - 1904 Étretat Jouet Challenge Cup - 1904 Paris International Championships - 1903 Le Touquet July Meeting - 1903 Étretat - 1903 Paris International Championships - 1902 French Covered Court Championships - 1902 German International Championships - 1902 Homburg - 1902 French National Championships - 1902 Homburg Coronation Cup - 1902 Paris International Championships - 1901 French Covered Court Championships - 1901 European Championship - 1901 Étretat - 1901 Étretat - 1900 French National Championships - 1899

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