General Albert
Burke
Male
Ireland
1901-00-00
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1958-11-00
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About

He was an Irish professional tennis player based in France. Albert Burke was the son of Thomas Burke. Thomas Burke was a professional tennis player when professional tennis began in the late 19th century and Albert Burke's brother Edmund Burke was also a professional tennis player.Albert Burke won the Bristol Cup in France - the top professional tournament in the world in the 1920s - in 1924 and 1925, beating Roman Najuch in both finals. He was also losing finalist in the Bristol Cup in 1926, 1929 and 1931, losing all three finals to Karel Koželuh. Burke finished second in the 1930 French Pro Championship round robin, while Karel Koželuh was the winner. At the US Pro Tennis Championships Burke was a quarter finalist in 1931 (losing to Howard Kinsey) and 1932 (losing to Bill Tilden). At the Wembley Championships Burke lost in the quarter finals in 1935 against Ellsworth Vines.



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Archive statistics 1920 - 1939
6
144
88


Tournament wins 1928 - Deauville Professional Championships (Professional)
1927 - Deauville Professional Championships (Professional)
1927 - Berlin Pro Championships (Professional)
1925 - Bristol Cup (Professional)
1924 - Bristol Cup (Professional)
1922 - Walthamstow Pro (Professional)


Tournaments French Professional Championship - 1939 Southport Professional Tournament - 1938 Deauville Professional Championships - 1938 Calcutta Professional Championships - 1938 Southport Professional Tournament - 1937 French Professional Championship - 1937 Egyptian Professionals - 1937 Deauville Professional Championships - 1937 Universal Exposition Pro Championships - 1937 Dutch International Professional Championships - 1937 Southport Professional Tournament - 1936 French Professional Championship - 1936 La Baule Professionals - 1936 Roubaix Professional Championships - 1936 Southport Professional Tournament - 1935 French Professional Championship - 1935 Wembley Professional Championships - 1935 Deauville Professional Championships - 1935 Strasbourg Pro - 1935 French Professional Championship - 1934 Lyon Pro - 1934 Parc de Expositions Professional Tournament - 1934 German Professional Championships - 1933 US Pro Indoors - 1932 Eastern Professional Championships - 1932 German Professional Championships - 1932 Hamilton Pro Championships - 1932 US Pro Championships - 1931 Bristol Cup - 1931 French Professional Championship - 1930 Bristol Cup - 1930 Bristol Cup - 1929 World Pro Championships - 1928 La Baule Professionals - 1928 Bristol Cup - 1928 Berlin Pro Championships - 1928 Deauville Professional Championships - 1928 Berlin Pro Championships - 1927 Deauville Professional Championships - 1927 Bristol Cup - 1926 World Pro Championships - 1925 Bristol Cup - 1925 Bristol Cup - 1924 Bristol Cup - 1923 Cannes Pro Championships - 1922 Bristol Cup - 1922 Walthamstow Pro - 1922 Bristol Cup - 1921 Bristol Cup - 1920

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