Carl-Erik von Braun

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Carl-Erik von Braun
Carl-Erik von Braun SOK.jpg
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Göteborg, Sweden
Born (1896-11-14)14 November 1896
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 2 November 1981(1981-11-02) (aged 84)
Helsingborg, Sweden
Plays Left-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 3R (1922, 1925)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 3R (1920)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (1921, 1922, 1925)
Team competitions
Davis Cup QF (1925)

Carl-Erik von Braun (14 November 1896 – 2 November 1981) was a Swedish tennis player who was active in the 1920s.[1]

Von Braun competed at the Wimbledon Championships between 1920 and 1925. Hist best singles result was reaching the third round in 1922 (lost to H.R. Fussell) and 1925 (lost to Raymond Casey). His best doubles result was at his first appearance in 1920 when he reached the third round partnering compatriot Sune Malmström.[2]

Von Braun was a member of the Swedish Davis Cup team who played against The Netherlands during the 1925 Davis Cup competition. The match was played on clay courts in Noordwijk, Netherlands and Von Braun lost his singles matches, against Henk Timmer and Arthur Diemer-Kool, in straight sets as well as his doubles match partnering Marcus Wallenberg.[3]

He competed in the singles and doubles events at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. In the singles event he reached the second round in which he was defeated by Albert Lammens. With compatriot Sune Malmström he lost in the first round of the doubles event against Jean Washer and Albert Lammens.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carl-Erik von Braun. Swedish Olympic Committee
  2. ^ "Wimbledon players archive – Erik von Braun". www.wimbledon.com. AELTC. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Davis Cup – Draw & Results". www.daviscup.com. International Tennis Federation (ITF. }
  4. ^ "Olympic Sports – Athletes – Carl-Eric von Braun". sports-reference.com. 

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