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Semp Russ

Full name: Sempronius E. "Semp" Russ
Gender: Male
Born: April 16, 1878 in ?, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, United States
Died: March 12, 1978 in San Antonio, Texas, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Semp Russ attended the University of Texas where he played quarterback on the football team from 1989-1900. He also attended Tulane for a time, but eventually earned a law degree from Texas. He later practiced law but was interested in medicine and established the Semp Russ Foundation which set up an endowment for the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio. In tennis, Russ won 15 Texas State Sectional titles, in singles and doubles, and won the Southwestern Championship three times.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis Men's Singles United States USA 5T
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis Men's Doubles United States-6 USA 5T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 Bell (USA) 2, Russ (USA) 0 0
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis United States USA Round Three Match #8 1 Russ (USA) 2, Jones (USA) 0 2
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis United States USA Round Two Match #14 1 Russ (USA) 2, Turner (USA) 0 2
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis United States USA Round One Match #2 AC Russ (USA) walkover

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis United States-6 USA Charles Cresson Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 USA-1 2, USA-6 1 1
1904 Summer 26 St. Louis Tennis United States-6 USA Charles Cresson Round One Match #4 1 USA-6 2, USA-11 0 2
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