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Cecil Blackbeard

Full name: Cecil Roberts Blackbeard
Gender: Male
Born: 1900 in King William's Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Died: April 19, 1954 in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Cecil Blackbeard competed in doubles at the 1920 Olympics, making the quarter-finals alongside [George Dodd]. Blackbeard also played at Wimbledon in 1920 in all three events, making the quarter-finals of singles and doubles. In May 1920 he had been runner-up in doubles at the World Hard Court Championships. Blackbeard was runner-up in singles at the 1926 South African Championships, and was South African doubles champion in 1923 and 1926.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer Antwerpen Tennis Men's Doubles South Africa-2 RSA 5T

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1920 Summer Antwerpen Tennis South Africa-2 RSA George Dodd Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 FRA-3 3, RSA-2 1 1
1920 Summer Antwerpen Tennis South Africa-2 RSA George Dodd Round Two Match #5 1 RSA-2 3, FRA-2 0 3
1920 Summer Antwerpen Tennis South Africa-2 RSA George Dodd Round One Match #5 1 RSA-2 3, GBR-1 0 3
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