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Fritz von Bissing

Full name: Alexander Moritz Reinhold "Fritz" von Bissing
Gender: Male
Born: September 9, 1886 in Metz, Moselle, France
Died: March 18, 1954 in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Frankfurt 1880, Frankfurt am Main (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Fritz von Bissing played at Wimbledon in 1908-09 and 1912, making the third round in 1908, losing his first match in 1909, and going out in round two in 1912. In 1913 von Bissing partnered Heinrich Kleinschroth to win the World Hard Court Championships doubles in Paris. He also played rugby football and ice hockey at the national level. In 1907 he helped organize the first bandy (a forerunner of ice hockey) tournament in Germany, with the trophy donated by his mother. In 1918 von Bissing was elected club president of SC Frankfurt. Von Bissing married a Jewish wife, and left Germany in 1933, settling in the United States. He returned to Germany after the War, and was re-elected as president of SC Frankfurt.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 21 London Tennis Men's Singles Germany GER 9T

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1908 Summer 21 London Tennis Germany GER Round Three Match #4 2 1908-07-07 Eaves (GBR) 3, von Bissing (GER) 0 0
1908 Summer 21 London Tennis Germany GER Round Two Match #8 1 1908-07-07 von Bissing (GER) 3, Zborzil (AUT) 0 3
1908 Summer 21 London Tennis Germany GER Round One Match #6 AC 1908-07-06 von Bissing (GER) walkover
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