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Jean-François Blanchy

Full name: François Joseph Marie Antoine "Jean-François" Blanchy
Gender: Male
Born: December 12, 1886 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France
Died: October 2, 1960 in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Jean-François Blanchy competed at the 1912 and 1920 Olympics in tennis, playing singles in 1912 and all three events in 1920. Blanchy was French Champion in 1923, defeating [Max Décugis] in the final. He was runner-up in 1910 to [Maurice Germot]. Blanchy won the 1923 French doubles title alongside [Jean-Pierre Samazeuilh]. He played in two ties in the 1923 Davis Cup, winning three matches and losing two. He later became prominent in tennis administration, as the director of the Villa Primrose Club in Bordeaux and a director of the French Tennis Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Tennis Men's Singles France FRA 17T
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Men's Singles France FRA 32T
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Mixed Doubles France-2 FRA 8T
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis Men's Doubles France-1 FRA 4

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Tennis France FRA Round Three Match #8 2 1912-07-01 Tapscott (RSA) 3, Blanchy (FRA) 2 2
1912 Summer 25 Stockholm Tennis France FRA Round Two Match #15 1 1912-06-28 Blanchy (FRA) 3, Hykš (BOH) 1 3
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis France FRA Round One Match #10 2 1920-08-16 Dodd (RSA) 3, Blanchy (FRA) 1 1

Mixed Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis France-2 FRA Jeanne Vaussard Round Two Match #2 2 BEL-1 2, FRA-2 1 1

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis France-1 FRA Jacques Brugnon Semi-Finals Match #1 2 JPN 3, FRA-1 1 1
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis France-1 FRA Jacques Brugnon Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 FRA-1 3, NOR 0 3
1920 Summer 33 Antwerpen Tennis France-1 FRA Jacques Brugnon Round Two Match #1 1 FRA-1 3, TCH-2 0 3
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