General Francis Gordon
Lowe
Male
England
1884-06-21
Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England
1972-05-17
London, England


About

Lowe is best remembered for winning the Australasian Championships in 1915, and for winning the World Covered Court Championships (Indoor) in 1920. Lowe also won Queen's Club in 1912, 1913 and 1925. His father, Sir Francis Lowe, 1st Baronet, was a Member of Parliament, representing Birmingham Edgbaston. His brother Arthur Lowe was also a tennis player and another brother, John, played first-class cricket.

He was ranked World No. 8 in 1914 by A. Wallis Myers of The Daily Telegraph.[2]

In 1910 he won the singles title at the British Covered Court Championships, played at the Queen's Club in London, defeating his brother Arthur in the final in three straight sets. He won the singles title at Monte Carlo three times, in 1920, 1921, 1923 and the South of France Championships in 1923. He also competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics and the 1920 Summer Olympics.[3]

From 1932 to 1936 he was the editor of the Lowe's Lawn Tennis Annual.



Media


Archive statistics 1903 - 1936
68
606
460


Tournament wins 1926 - Bordighera (Amateur)
1925 - Beaulieu (Open)
1925 - Queens Club Tournament (ATP)
1925 - Riviera Championships (Amateur)
1925 - Cannes Carlton (Amateur)
1924 - Riviera Championships (Amateur)
1923 - Beaulieu (Open)
1923 - Riviera Championships (Amateur)
1923 - South of France Championships (Amateur)
1923 - Sandown (Amateur)
1923 - Monte Carlo (Grand Prix Circuit)
1922 - Hurlingham Grass courts (Amateur)
1922 - Frinton-on-Sea (Open)
1922 - Midland Counties Championships (Amateur)
1922 - London Hard Courts (Amateur)
1922 - Angmering-on-Sea (Amateur)
1922 - North of England Championships (Open)
1922 - Fulham (Amateur)
1922 - Le Touquet (Open)
1922 - Highbury (Amateur)
1922 - Gipsy (Amateur)
1922 - Epsom (Amateur)
1921 - Epsom (Amateur)
1921 - Gipsy (Amateur)
1921 - London Hard Courts (Amateur)
1921 - Surrey Hard Court Championships (Open)
1921 - Monte Carlo (Grand Prix Circuit)
1921 - Fulham (Amateur)
1921 - Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting (Amateur)
1921 - Riviera Championships (Amateur)
1921 - Hyères (Amateur)
1921 - Cannes Carlton (Amateur)
1921 - Cannes Carlton Winter Tournament (Amateur)
1921 - Cannes Club Tournament (Amateur)
1921 - Nice (Grand Prix Circuit)
1920 - London Covered Court Championships (Amateur)
1920 - Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) (Open)
1920 - Hyères (Amateur)
1920 - Cannes Métropole (Amateur)
1920 - Cannes Carlton (Amateur)
1920 - World Covered Court Championships (Amateur)
1920 - Monte Carlo (Grand Prix Circuit)
1920 - Cannes Carlton 3rd Meeting (Amateur)
1920 - London Hard Courts (Amateur)
1920 - Roehampton Grass Courts (Amateur)
1920 - Frinton-on-Sea (Open)
1920 - Fulham (Amateur)
1920 - Hendon Autumn (Amateur)
1920 - Nice (Grand Prix Circuit)
1919 - Mesopotamia Championships (Amateur)
1915 - Queensland Championships (Amateur)
1915 - Western Province (Open)
1915 - Australian Open (Grandslam)
1914 - San Remo (Amateur)
1914 - French Covered Court Championships (Amateur)
1914 - Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting (Amateur)
1914 - Queens Club Tournament (ATP)
1914 - Hyères (Amateur)
1913 - Cannes Métropole (Amateur)
1913 - Queens Club Tournament (ATP)
1912 - Boulogne (Amateur)
1912 - Bad Ragaz ()
1912 - East Grinstead (Amateur)
1911 - Boulogne (Amateur)
1910 - Boulogne (Amateur)
1910 - British Covered Court Championships (Amateur)
1910 - South of England Championships (Amateur)
1909 - Boulogne (Amateur)


Tournaments Roland Garros - 1936 International Club Matches - FRA - 1936 Wimbledon - 1926 Monte Carlo - 1926 Beaulieu - 1926 Cannes Carlton - 1926 Cannes Championships - 1926 Riviera Championships - 1926 Queens Club Tournament - 1926 Gipsy - 1926 Wimbledon - 1925 Monte Carlo - 1925 Beaulieu - 1925 Cannes Carlton - 1925 Côte d'Azur Championships - 1925 Riviera Championships - 1925 Queens Club Tournament - 1925 South of France Championships - 1925 South of England Championships - 1925 Wimbledon - 1924 Monte Carlo - 1924 Beaulieu - 1924 Cannes Carlton - 1924 Côte d'Azur Championships - 1924 Riviera Championships - 1924 Queens Club Tournament - 1924 South of France Championships - 1924 South of England Championships - 1924 Frinton-on-Sea - 1924 Wimbledon - 1923 Monte Carlo - 1923 Beaulieu - 1923 Riviera Championships - 1923 South of France Championships - 1923 South of England Championships - 1923 Sandown - 1923 Wimbledon - 1922 World Hardcourt Championships - 1922 Dulwich - 1922 Le Touquet - 1922 Barcelona International - 1922 North of England Championships - 1922 Gipsy - 1922 Midland Counties Championships - 1922 South of England Championships - 1922 British Covered Court Championships - 1922 London Hard Courts - 1922 Epsom - 1922 Frinton-on-Sea - 1922 Fulham - 1922 Angmering-on-Sea - 1922 Hurlingham Grass courts - 1922 Highbury - 1922 Brent Bridge Covered Courts - 1922 Wimbledon - 1921 Monte Carlo - 1921 US Open - 1921 Beaulieu - 1921 Cannes Carlton - 1921 Riviera Championships - 1921 Nice - 1921 Seabright Invitational - 1921 Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting - 1921 Hyères - 1921 Cannes Club Tournament - 1921 Gipsy - 1921 Surrey Hard Court Championships - 1921 London Hard Courts - 1921 Epsom - 1921 Fulham - 1921 Cannes Carlton Winter Tournament - 1921 Hendon Spring - 1921 Wimbledon - 1920 Monte Carlo - 1920 Beaulieu - 1920 Cannes Carlton - 1920 Cannes Championships - 1920 Côte d'Azur Championships - 1920 Riviera Championships - 1920 Nice - 1920 Olympics, Olympic Games - 1920 South of France Championships - 1920 Cannes Métropole - 1920 Hyères - 1920 Dulwich - 1920 Kent Championships - 1920 Cannes Carlton 3rd Meeting - 1920 West of England Championships - 1920 Surrey Championships - 1920 Gipsy - 1920 Midland Counties Championships - 1920 World Covered Court Championships - 1920 Roehampton Grass Courts - 1920 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1920 London Hard Courts - 1920 Epsom - 1920 Frinton-on-Sea - 1920 Fulham - 1920 Hendon Autumn - 1920 Mesopotamia Championships - 1919 Australian Open - 1915 Queensland Championships - 1915 Western Province - 1915 Wimbledon - 1914 Monte Carlo - 1914 Beaulieu - 1914 Cannes Carlton - 1914 Cannes Championships - 1914 Côte d'Azur Championships - 1914 Riviera Championships - 1914 Nice - 1914 Queens Club Tournament - 1914 French Covered Court Championships - 1914 South of France Championships - 1914 Bordighera - 1914 Cannes Beau Site New Year Meeting - 1914 Cannes Métropole - 1914 Hyères - 1914 World Hardcourt Championships - 1914 San Remo - 1914 Cannes Carlton Winter Tournament - 1914 Wimbledon - 1913 Cannes Championships - 1913 Queens Club Tournament - 1913 South of France Championships - 1913 Cannes Métropole - 1913 Boulogne - 1913 London Covered Court Championships - 1913 Australian Open - 1912 Wimbledon - 1912 Victorian Championships - 1912 French Covered Court Championships - 1912 Prussian Championships - 1912 Boulogne - 1912 Homburg - 1912 Bad Ragaz - 1912 Olympics Indoor - 1912 Engadine Championships - 1912 Wimbledon - 1911 Boulogne - 1911 Wimbledon - 1910 Queens Club Tournament - 1910 French Covered Court Championships - 1910 Kent Championships - 1910 Boulogne - 1910 North of England Championships - 1910 Surrey Championships - 1910 Midland Counties Championships - 1910 South of England Championships - 1910 British Covered Court Championships - 1910 Middlesex Championships - 1910 East Surrey Championships - 1910 Hythe - 1910 Dulwich Farm - 1910 Wimbledon - 1909 Monte Carlo - 1909 Cannes Championships - 1909 Riviera Championships - 1909 Queens Club Tournament - 1909 South of France Championships - 1909 Boulogne - 1909 North of England Championships - 1909 Midland Counties Championships - 1909 Leicester - 1909 South of England Championships - 1909 British Covered Court Championships - 1909 London Covered Court Championships - 1909 West Herts Championships - 1909 Warwickshire Championships - 1909 Crystal Palace - 1909 East Surrey Championships - 1909 Dulwich Farm - 1909 Wimbledon - 1908 French Covered Court Championships - 1908 German International Championships - 1908 Midland Counties Championships - 1908 Championships of Hamburg - 1908 South of England Championships - 1908 Yorkshire Championships - 1908 British Covered Court Championships - 1908 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1908 London Covered Court Championships - 1908 Craigside - 1908 Wimbledon - 1907 Monte Carlo - 1907 Cannes Championships - 1907 Queens Club Tournament - 1907 South of France Championships - 1907 Kent Championships - 1907 North of England Championships - 1907 Gipsy - 1907 Midland Counties Championships - 1907 Northumberland Championships - 1907 South of England Championships - 1907 British Covered Court Championships - 1907 London Covered Court Championships - 1907 East Surrey Championships - 1907 Wimbledon - 1906 Gipsy - 1906 Midland Counties Championships - 1906 South of England Championships - 1906 London Covered Court Championships - 1906 Queens Club Tournament - 1905 South of England Championships - 1905 British Covered Court Championships - 1905 London Covered Court Championships - 1905 Crystal Palace - 1905 Epsom - 1905 Queens Club Tournament - 1904 French Covered Court Championships - 1904 London Covered Court Championships - 1904 South of England Championships - 1903

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