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John Foulkes

Full name: John Fortescue Foulkes
Nickname(s): Captain
Gender: Male
Born: July 10, 1872 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: June 22, 1948 in [unknown], Unknown, Canada
Affiliations: Victoria Lawn Tennis Club, Victoria (CAN)
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Tennis

Biography

John Foulkes was Canadian Champion in 1907, 1909, and 1910, losing in the 1908 final. He was an eight-time British Columbian champion, won five Pacific Northwest titles in Tacoma, Washington, and added two Washington state championships in Seattle. Foulkes played on the 1913 Canadian Davis Cup team. Foulkes was born in England, but emigrated to Canada in 1891. He served in World War I as a major in the Canadian Service Corps (4th Canadian Division) and was given a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur for services during World War I.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 35 London Tennis Men's Singles Canada CAN 9T
1908 Summer 35 London Tennis Men's Doubles Canada CAN 7T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer 35 London Tennis Canada CAN Round Three Match #7 2 1908-07-06 Richardson (RSA) 3, Foulkes (CAN) 0 0
1908 Summer 35 London Tennis Canada CAN Round Two Match #14 1 1908-07-06 Foulkes (CAN) 3, van Lennep (NED) 0 3

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer 35 London Tennis Canada CAN Bobby Powell Round Two Match #4 2 1908-07-07 GBR-4 3, CAN 0 0
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