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1926 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Jean Borotra and René Lacoste were the defending champions, but decided not to play together. Lacoste partnered with Paul Féret but withdrew before the start of the competition. Borotra played with Leonce Aslangul, but lost to Jacques Brugnon and Henri Cochet in the quarterfinals.

Men's Doubles
1926 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsFrance Jacques Brugnon
France Henri Cochet
Runners-upUnited States Raymond Casey
United States Vincent Richards
Final score7–5, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw64 (4Q)
Seeds
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Brugnon and Cochet defeated Howard Kinsey and Vincent Richards in the final, 7–5, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2 to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1926 Wimbledon Championship.[1][2]

The Duke of York, the future King George VI, remains the only member of the British royal family to ever compete at Wimbledon after competing in the Men's Doubles tournament. Partnering with his mentor and advisor Louis Greig, the pair were eliminated in the first round by former champions Herbert Roper Barrett and Arthur Gore.[3]

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
  Béla von Kehrling
  Christiaan van Lennep
6 6 6
  Cyril Eames
  Teddy Higgs
4 3 2
  Béla von Kehrling
  Christiaan van Lennep
7 4 2
  Jacques Brugnon
  Henri Cochet
9 6 6
  Jacques Brugnon
  Henri Cochet
3 6 6 3 8
  Leonce Aslangul
  Jean Borotra
6 0 3 6 6
  Jacques Brugnon
  Henri Cochet
7 4 6 6
  Howard Kinsey
  Vincent Richards
5 6 3 2
  Norman Latchford
  Robert Pryce-Jones
2 2 3
  Bunny Austin
  Randolph Lycett
6 6 6
  Bunny Austin
  Randolph Lycett
5 4 4
  Howard Kinsey
  Vincent Richards
7 6 6
  Howard Kinsey
  Vincent Richards
7 3 13 7
  Gordon Crole-Rees
  Charles Kingsley
5 6 11 5

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Béla von Kehrling
  Christiaan van Lennep
6 5 7 6
  Jack Olmsted
  Claude de Ricou
1 7 5 0   B von Kehrling
  C van Lennep
6 6 6
  Sidney Hepburn
  Tim Horn
6 1 4 6 6   S Hepburn
  T Horn
2 1 4
Q   Charles Dixon
  Frank Wallers
2 6 6 4 3   B von Kehrling
  C van Lennep
4 1 8 6 6
  Herbert Roper Barrett
  Arthur Gore
6 6 6   M Decugis
  A Gobert
6 6 6 2 2
  Louis Greig
  HRH George, Duke of York
1 3 2   HR Barrett
  A Gore
3 3 6
  Royden Dash
  Roy Poland
2 2 4   M Decugis
  A Gobert
6 6 8
  Max Decugis
  André Gobert
6 6 6   B von Kehrling
  C van Lennep
6 6 6
  Frank Fisher
  Sergei Rodzianko
w/o   C Eames
  E Higgs
4 3 2
  Cyril Eames
  Teddy Higgs
  C Eames
  E Higgs
8 6 6
  Julian Lezard
  Pat Spence
10 6 5   E Flaquer
  D Greig
6 3 4
  Eduardo Flaquer
  Donald Greig
12 8 7   C Eames
  E Higgs
6 6 6
  Ambrose Dudley
  Donald Stralem
4 6 6 6 Q   S Owen
  F Stowe
1 4 2
  Marinus van der Feen
  Gerard Leembruggen
6 1 1 2   A Dudley
  D Stralem
4 8 8 0
Q   Scotter Owen
  Francis Stowe
7 6 6 Q   S Owen
  F Stowe
6 10 6 6
  Craig Biddle
  A. Wallis Myers
5 2 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Jan Koželuh
  Ladislav Žemla
3 6 6 8
  Alex Drew
  William Radcliffe
6 3 1 6   J Koželuh
  L Žemla
6 6 6
  Paul Brick
  Franz Glanz
1 3 6   I Collins
  W Collins
1 4 3
  Ian Collins
  Billy Collins
6 6 8   J Koželuh
  L Žemla
9 3 2
  Major Ritchie
  Jimmy Van Alen
7 7 3 4 6   J Brugnon
  H Cochet
11 6 6
  Charles Aeschlimann
  George Cholmondeley
5 5 6 6 3   M Ritchie
  J Van Alen
8 1 2
  Gerard Scheurleer
  M Wetselaar
1 2 2   J Brugnon
  H Cochet
10 6 6
  Jacques Brugnon
  Henri Cochet
6 6 6   J Brugnon
  H Cochet
3 6 6 3 8
  Leonard Lyle
  Albert Prebble
6 3 6 6   L Aslangul
  J Borotra
6 0 3 6 6
  JCF Simpson
  Douglas Watson
1 6 3 4   L Lyle
  A Prebble
11 5 6 2
  Ronaldo Boyd
  Guillermo Robson
6 6 6   R Boyd
  G Robson
13 7 2 6
  Leslie Godfree
  Patrick Wheatley
4 3 4   R Boyd
  G Robson
  Jack Hillyard
  Henry Mayes
4 6 6 1   L Aslangul
  J Borotra
  Leonce Aslangul
  Jean Borotra
6 8 4 6   L Aslangul
  J Borotra
6 6 6
  DM Bhalla
  R Jagmohan
4 3 3   L Crawford
  P Hughes
2 3 4
  Leighton Crawford
  Pat Hughes
6 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  JF Park
  Henry Standring
3 6 4 6 4
Q   Lewis Michell
  JE Pogson-Smith
6 2 6 3 6 Q   L Michell
  JE Pogson-Smith
6 6 4 4 8
  J Duminy
  Charles Roupell
1 3 3   H Fisher
  D Morrice
4 3 6 6 6
  Hector Fisher
  David Morrice
6 6 6 Q   L Michell
  JE Pogson-Smith
4 5 4
  Axel Petersen
  Einer Ulrich
6 6 6   N Latchford
  RDN Pryce-Jones
6 7 6
  Maurice Summerson
  Cecil Tindell-Green
4 0 2   A Petersen
  E Ulrich
1 1 6 6 3
  WHM Aitken
  Noel Holmes
5 2 6 7   N Latchford
  RDN Pryce-Jones
6 6 3 1 6
  Norman Latchford
  RDN Pryce-Jones
7 6 1 9   N Latchford
  RDN Pryce-Jones
2 2 3
  Walter Crawley
  Percival Davson
2 8 4 6 6   H Austin
  R Lycett
6 6 6
  Ignacio de la Borbolla
  Georges Watson
6 6 6 2 8   I de la Borbolla
  G Watson
6 2 2 3
  Frank Jarvis
  Keats Lester
6 4 4   H Austin
  R Lycett
3 6 6 6
  Bunny Austin
  Randolph Lycett
8 6 6   H Austin
  R Lycett
6 6 6
  HE Forman
  WHA Hunt
4 1 6 3   C Bryan
  H Timmer
4 3 3
  Cornelis Bryan
  Hendrik Timmer
6 6 3 6   C Bryan
  H Timmer
6 6 6
LL   Athar-Ali Fyzee
  Ali Hassan Fyzee
7 6 4 4 6 LL   AA Fyzee
  AH Fyzee
2 1 1
  Arthur Berger
  RG Bernard
5 4 6 6 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Colin Gregory
  Reginald Knight
3 8 0
  Douglas Hodges
  Gerald Sherwell
6 10 6   D Hodges
  G Sherwell
3 1 12 4
  Sandford Bobb
  Bertie Meyer
  S Bobb
  B Meyer
6 6 10 6
  Paul Féret
  René Lacoste
w/o   S Bobb
  B Meyer
4 0 3
  George Fletcher
  DJR Sumner
4 2 6 4   H Kinsey
  V Richards
6 6 6
  LJ Carr
  EL Jones
6 6 4 6   LJ Carr
  EL Jones
1 2 2
  Howard Kinsey
  Vincent Richards
6 8 6   H Kinsey
  V Richards
6 6 6
  Nicolae Mișu
  Nigel Sharpe
4 6 3   H Kinsey
  V Richards
7 3 13 7
  CR Havers
  Basil Lawrence
4 4 6 6 6   G Crole-Rees
  C Kingsley
5 6 11 5
  Brian Gilbert
  Arthur Yencken
6 6 2 2 3   CR Havers
  B Lawrence
3 1 3
  Gordon Crole-Rees
  Charles Kingsley
6 6 6   G Crole-Rees
  C Kingsley
6 6 6
  Harold Aitken
  Alfred Ingram
2 3 2   G Crole-Rees
  C Kingsley
6 6 6
  St John Evers
  Theodore Mavrogordato
6 4 6 6   H Mackintosh
  WB Stott
1 3 2
  Hector Cattaruzza
  Enrique Obarrio
1 6 1 3   StJ Evers
  T Mavrogordato
4 6 2 6 3
Q   John Pennycuick
  Douglas Powell
3 3 8 2   H Mackintosh
  WB Stott
6 4 6 4 6
  Harvey Mackintosh
  WB Stott
6 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  3. ^ Klein, Christopher (25 June 2012). "9 Things You May Not Know About Wimbledon". history.com. History. Retrieved 28 July 2017.

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com