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Tennis at the 1912 Stockholm Summer Games:

Mixed Doubles

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Host City: Stockholm, Sweden
Venue(s): Östermalm Sporting Grounds, Stockholm
Date Started: July 1, 1912
Date Finished: July 5, 1912
Format: Single-elimination tournament.

Gold: GBR Great Britain-2
GER Germany
Silver: GBR Great Britain-1
SWE Sweden-1
Bronze: SWE Sweden-3
FRA France


In the final Edith Hannam and Charles Dixon needed three sets to defeat another British team, Helen Aitchison and Roper Barrett. Hannam also won the covered court ladies’ singles at Stockholm, while Dixon won the silver medal in the men’s singles, and, with Alfred Beamish, a bronze medal in the men’s doubles. Two months later, Dixon skipped the Olympic lawn tennis event to play at Wimbledon where he won the doubles with Roper Barrett. Later in the year he and James Parke (GBR/IRL) won the doubles title at the Australian championships, and he finished a memorable year by captaining the winning British Davis Cup squad in 1912.

Final Standings

Rank Team NOC Medal
1 Germany GER Gold
1 Great Britain-2 GBR Gold
2 Sweden-1 SWE Silver
2 Great Britain-1 GBR Silver
3 France FRA Bronze
3 Sweden-3 SWE Bronze
4 Sweden-2 SWE
4 Sweden-2 SWE
5T Sweden-3 SWE
5T Denmark DEN
5T Norway NOR
5T Great Britain-3 GBR
7T Sweden-1 SWE
7T Sweden-4 SWE