René de Buzelet

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René de Buzelet
Rene de Buzelet 1928.jpg
De Buzelet at the Tennis Club de Paris in 1928
Country (sports)  France
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1928)
Wimbledon 4R (1928)
US Open 3R (1928)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open F (1928)
Wimbledon 3R (1928, 1929)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1929)

René de Buzelet was a French tennis player who was active during the 1920s and 30s.

Career

De Buzelet was a runner-up at the men's doubles event at the 1928 French Championships. Partnering Henri Cochet they lost the final in five sets to Jean Borotra and Jacques Brugnon.

In 1928 De Buzelet won the singkes title at the French Covered Court Championships, played at the Tennis Club de Paris, after a five-sets victory in the final against Pierre Henri Landry. He was a runner-up to Jean Borotra at the same event in 1933. At the Coupe de Noël indoor tournament in January 1929 De Buzelet and Cochet defeated the brothers Jean and Édouard Borotra to win the doubles title.[1]

De Buzelet and compatriot Christian Boussus were runners-up at the 1931 German Open Tennis Championships after losing the final in fives sets to Walter Dessart and Eberhard Nourney.

He competed at the Wimbledon Championships in 1928 and 1929. In 1928 he reached the fourth round in singles event which he lost in straight sets to Umberto de Morpurgo. In the doubles event that year he teamed up with Édouard Borotra and lost in a five-set encounter in the third round to Frank Hunter and Bill Tilden[2]

Grand Slam finals

Doubles (1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1928 French Championships Clay France Henri Cochet France Jean Borotra
France Jacques Brugnon
4–6, 6–3, 2–6, 6–3, 4–6

References

  1. ^ "Tennis". Le Figaro (in French). 2 January 1929 – via Gallica. 
  2. ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Rene de Buzelet". www.wimbledon.com. AELTC. 

External links

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