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Louis Raymond

Full name: Louis Bosman Raymond
Gender: Male
Born: June 28, 1895 in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Died: January 30, 1962 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Tennis

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Louis Raymond was the 1920 singles gold medalist at the Antwerpen Olympics. He also made the doubles quarters that year with [Brian Norton]. Raymond played singles again at the 1924 Paris Olympics, losing in round one. He was South African singles champion six times, winning in 1921-24 and 1930-31. In Grand Slams, Raymond made the semi-finals in 1924 at Wimbledon, and the quarter-finals at Roland Garros in 1927, where he lost to Bill Tilden. He played Wimbledon six times between 1919 and 1931. Raymond played 10 ties for South Africa in the Davis Cup, between 1919-31, winning 10 of 21 matches.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis Men's Singles South Africa RSA 1 Gold
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis Men's Doubles South Africa-1 RSA 5T
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis Men's Singles South Africa RSA 61T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1920-08-23 Raymond (RSA) 3, Kumagae (JPN) 1 3
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-22 Raymond (RSA) 3, Turnbull (GBR) 2 3
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-21 Raymond (RSA) 3, Malmström (SWE) 0 3
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Round Three Match #2 1 Raymond (RSA) 3, Brugnon (FRA) 1 3
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa RSA Round Two Match #3 1 Raymond (RSA) 3, Van Den Bemden (BEL) 1 3
1924 Summer 28 Paris Tennis South Africa RSA Round One Match #42 2 1924-07-13 Willard (AUS) 3, Raymond (RSA) 2 2

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa-1 RSA Brian Norton Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 JPN 3, RSA-1 1 1
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa-1 RSA Brian Norton Round Two Match #4 1 RSA-1 3, TCH-3 0 3
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Tennis South Africa-1 RSA Brian Norton Round One Match #3 1 RSA-1 3, ESP-2 0 3
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