|Full name||Sir Francis Gordon Lowe, 2nd Baronet|
|Country (sports)||United Kingdom|
|Born||21 June 1884|
Edgbaston, Great Britain
|Died||17 May 1972 (aged 87)|
London, Great Britain
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Career record||672–176 (79.2%)|
|Career titles||82 |
|Highest ranking||No. 8 (1914, A. Wallis Myers)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||W (1915)|
|Wimbledon||SF (1911, 1923)|
|US Open||QF (1921)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||F (1912, 1915)|
Lowe is best remembered for winning the Australasian Championships in 1915 (where he beat champion Horace Rice in the final). 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. In 1929 Lowe became Sir Gordon Lowe, succeeding his father to the baronetcy. Gordon's brother Arthur Lowe was also a tennis player and another brother, John, played first-class cricket.
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.
From 1932 to 1936 he was the editor of the Lowe's Lawn Tennis Annual.
Grand Slam finalsEdit
Singles (1 title)Edit
|Win||1915||Australasian Championships||Grass||Horace Rice||4–6, 6–1, 6–2, 6–4|
Doubles (3 runner-ups)Edit
|Loss||1912||Australasian Championships||Grass||Alfred Beamish|| James Cecil Parke
|4–6, 4–6, 2–6|
|Loss||1915||Australasian Championships||Grass||Bert St. John|| Horace Rice
Clarence V. Todd
|6–8, 4–6, 9–7, 3–6|
|Loss||1921||Wimbledon||Grass||Arthur Lowe|| Randolph Lycett
|3–6, 0–6, 5–7|
- "Gordon Francis Lowe: Career match record". thetennisbase.com. Madrid: Tennismem SL. Retrieved 7 November 2017.
- United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 422.
- "Gordon Lowe". Olympedia. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
- "Australasian Open 1915". www.tennis.co.nf. Archived from the original on 2017-09-10. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
- "Gordon Lowe Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2013-02-04. Retrieved 2013-05-15.