1929 French Championships – Men's Doubles

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Jacques Brugnon, Henri Cochet (up), the runner-up for the event; Jean Borotra (down-left) and René Lacoste (down-right) the triumphant doubles players

Jean Borotra and Jacques Brugnon were the defending champions but they split up and Borotra teamed up with René Lacoste and Brugnon partnered with Henri Cochet. The final saw the encounter of these teams known altogether as the Four Musketeers with the former pair clinching the title.

Seeds[edit]

Every but 16 teams (neither the third and four seeds) received a bye into the second round.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 United States Tilden
United States Hunter
3 6 6 6
Hungary Kehrling
Weimar Republic Kleinschroth
6 3 1 4
1 United States Tilden
United States Hunter
3 2 6 3
5 France Lacoste
France Borotra
6 6 3 6
5 France Lacoste
France Borotra
2 6 1 6 6
Italy De Morpurgo
Italy del Bono
6 2 6 4 3
5 France Lacoste
France Borotra
6 3 6 3 8
2 France Cochet
France Brugnon
3 6 3 6 6
United Kingdom Gregory
United Kingdom Collins
6 2 6 6
8 France de Buzelet
France Boussus
3 6 2 3
United Kingdom Gregory
United Kingdom Collins
3 4 3
2 France Cochet
France Brugnon
6 6 6
Netherlands Timmer
Austria O. von Salm-Hoogstraeten
2 2 7
2 France Cochet
France Brugnon
6 6 9

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Tilden
United States Hunter
6 6 6
Denmark Rasmussen
Norway Nielsen
0 1 0
1 United States Tilden
United States Hunter
6 4 6 6
France É Borotra
United States Coen
1 6 2 2
France É Borotra
United States Coen
6 11 8
Egypt Zahar
Egypt Danon
2 9 6
1 United States Tilden
United States Hunter
3 6 6 6
Hungary Kehrling
Weimar Republic Kleinschroth
6 3 1 4
Hungary Kehrling
Weimar Republic Kleinschroth
w/o
Greece Zerlendis
Greece Zafiropoulo
Hungary Kehrling
Weimar Republic Kleinschroth
2 6 9 6 6
7 France du Plaix
France Rodel
6 1 11 2 4
United Kingdom Olliff
United Kingdom Austin
8 7 7 3 2
7 France du Plaix
France Rodel
10 5 5 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 France Lacoste
France Borotra
6 6 6
British Raj Fyzee
Romania Misu
0 3 2
5 France Lacoste
France Borotra
2 7 5 6 6
Weimar Republic Moldenhauer
Weimar Republic Prenn
6 5 7 2 2
Weimar Republic Moldenhauer
Weimar Republic Prenn
4 6 6 4 6
France Benny Berthet
France Jean Lesueur
6 3 3 6 1
5 France Lacoste
France Borotra
2 6 1 6 6
Italy Umberto De Morpurgo
Italy Alberto del Bono
6 6 6 Italy De Morpurgo
Italy del Bono
6 2 6 4 3
Edmond-Blanc
France Nicolas Magaloff
3 2 4 Italy De Morpurgo
Italy del Bono
6 6 6
France Henri Reynaud
France Denis Laurent
6 6 6 France Reynaud
France Laurent
3 4 1
Switzerland Charles Aeschlimann
Switzerland Ernst
2 1 3 Italy De Morpurgo
Italy del Bono
6 5 6 6
Chile Domingo Torralva-Ponsa
Chile Luis Torralva-Ponsa
3 6 7 7 Chile D Torralva-Ponsa
Chile L Torralva-Ponsa
3 7 2 3
France Jean Augustin
France Francois Terrier
6 4 5 5 Chile D Torralva-Ponsa
Chile L Torralva-Ponsa
4 2 7 7 6
United Kingdom Arthur Wallis Myers
Hunt
2 2 6 7 1 4 France Roche
France Joba
6 6 5 5 1
4 France André Roche
France Pierre Joba
6 6 1 5 6

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Italy Leonardo Bonzi
Italy Clemente Serventi
6 8 6
United States E. Goldschmidt
United States J. Converse
1 6 3 3 Italy Bonzi/Serventi 2 5 13
France Georges Glasser
France André Martin-Legeay
1 4 2 United Kingdom Gregory
United Kingdom Collins
6 7 15
United Kingdom Colin Gregory
United Kingdom Ian Collins
6 6 6 United Kingdom Gregory
United Kingdom Collins
6 6 0 6
United States A.G. Rawlins
United States Homer Levinson
7 2 3 4 Monaco Gallepe
France Aslangul
1 2 6 2
France Paul Féret
France Marcel Cousin
5 6 6 6 France Féret
France Cousin
2 2 6 6 3
France Jean Pastré
France Jacques Deniau
0 4 3 Monaco Gallepe
France Aslangul
6 6 2 1 6
Monaco René Gallepe
France Leonce Aslangul
6 6 6 United Kingdom Gregory
United Kingdom Collins
6 2 6 6
8 France de Buzelet
France Boussus
3 6 2 3
South Africa Robbins
Austria Salm-Hoogstraeten
France Danet
France George
w/o
France Danet
France George
5 1 4
8 France de Buzelet
France Boussus
7 6 6
Weimar Republic Fuchs
Weimar Republic Wetzel
4 1 2
8 France de Buzelet
France Boussus
6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Czechoslovakia Menzel
Czechoslovakia Malaček
6 6 6
France Thurneyssen
France Gentien
1 2 1
6 Czechoslovakia Menzel
Czechoslovakia Malacek
4 3 3
Netherlands Timmer
Austria O. von Salm-Hoogstraeten
6 6 6
Belgium de Borman
Belgium Toussaint
Netherlands Timmer
Austria O. von Salm-Hoogstraeten
w/o
Netherlands Timmer
Austria O. von Salm-Hoogstraeten
2 2 7
2 France Cochet
France Brugnon
6 6 9
Monaco Landau
France Broquedis
4 4 1
Egypt Grandguillot
United States Covington
6 6 6
Egypt Grandguillot
United States Covington
2 4 4
2 France Cochet
France Brugnon
6 6 6
Austria Matejka
Austria Artens
4 4 4
2 France Cochet
France Brugnon
6 6 6

Sources[edit]

Béla Kehrling, ed. (10 June 1929). "A férfi páros mezőnye [The doubles draw]" (in Hungarian) (pdf). Tennisz és Golf. I (Budapest, Hungary: Bethlen Gábor Irod. és Nyomdai RT) 3: 67. Retrieved September 22, 2012.