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Victor Gauntlett

Full name: Victor Reginald Gauntlett
Gender: Male
Born: 1884 in Forest Hill, Greater London, Great Britain
Died: February 12, 1949 in Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Country: RSA South Africa
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Victor Gauntlett played singles and doubles at the 1908 Olympics. Gauntlett was runner-up at the 1908 South African singles championships. In 1908 he was also runner-up in the All-England Plate tournament, a competition at Wimbledon for players who lost in the first and second rounds of the tournament. Gauntlett reached the third round at Wimbledon in 1913. He also played Davis Cup for South Africa in 1913, losing one of two matches against Canada. Gauntlett won the Kroonstad Championship in 1906 and the Witwaterstrand Championship and Berea Cup in 1907. He was chief correspondence clerk for Rand Mines.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer London Tennis Men's Singles South Africa RSA 16T
1908 Summer London Tennis Men's Doubles South Africa RSA 4T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer London Tennis South Africa RSA Round Two Match #3 2 1908-07-06 Ritchie (GBR) 3, Gauntlett (RSA) 0 0

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer London Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 1908-07-09 GBR-3 3, RSA 2 2
1908 Summer London Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Round Two Match #1 1 1908-07-07 RSA 3, GER-1 1 3
1908 Summer London Tennis South Africa RSA Harry Kitson Round One Match #2 1 1908-07-06 RSA 3, BOH 0 3
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