Suzanne LENGLEN

France FRA

Tennis

  • Olympic Medals
    2 G
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Antwerp 1920
  • Year of Birth
    1899
Olympic Results

Biography

Suzanne LENGLEN

Between 1919 and 1926, Suzanne Lenglen lost only one match.

10 sets for gold

In the ten sets it took her to win the 1920 Olympic title, she lost only four games. Lenglen teamed with Max Decugis to win another gold medal in mixed doubles and with Elisabeth d'Ayen to win a bronze in women's doubles.

The first major tennis star to turn professional, Lenglen died of pernicious anaemia 4 July 1938 at the age 39.

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Antwerp 1920

G
Singles
Singles Tennis
B
Doubles
Doubles Tennis
G
Doubles
Doubles Tennis