Rene Lacoste

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Birthday
2, 1904
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 12, 1996 (92)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
2, 1904
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Oct 12, 1996 (92)

About

Member of the International Tennis Hall of Fame who was a three-time singles French Open champion and a two-time Wimbledon and US Open winner.

Before Fame

He grew up playing tennis in Paris, France.

Trivia

He won a Wimbledon doubles title in 1925.

Family Life

He married golfer Simone de la Chaume, and their daughter Catherine Lacoste also became a pro golfer.

Associated With

He developed a line of tennis shirts, which many people have worn, including actress Audrey Hepburn.