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Jacques "Jacky" Brichant (28 March 1930 – 9 March 2011[1]) was a Belgian tennis player.

Jacques Brichant
Jacques Brichant 1959.jpg
Jacques Brichant in 1959
Country (sports) Belgium
Born28 March 1930
Mont-sur-Marchienne, Belgium
Died9 March 2011(2011-03-09) (aged 80)
Turned pro1947 (amateur tour)
Retired1968
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record48–29
Career titles30
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenSF (1958)
Wimbledon4R (1952, 1953, 1954)
US Open3R (1952)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonSF (1953)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1952)

Brichant has played the most Davis Cup ties for his country.[2] Brichant reached the semi-finals of the French Championships in singles in 1958 which he lost to eventual champion Mervyn Rose. Additionally he reached the French quarter-finals three times (1956, 1957, 1959). He won the national Belgian title 10 times.[3]

In 1950 he was the runner-up at the All England Plate event, a tennis competition held at the Wimbledon Championships consisting of players who were defeated in the first or second rounds of the singles competition.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jacky Brichant est décédé. dhnet.be. 9 March 2011
  2. ^ Belgium. daviscup.com
  3. ^ "Jacky Brichant passes away". IC. 15 March 2011.

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