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Anne de Borman

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAnne Catherine Jeanne Ghislain•de Borman (de Selliers de Moranville-)
Used nameAnne•de Borman
Born3 February 1881 in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode (BEL)
Died30 September 1962 in Limal (BEL)
AffiliationsRoyal Léopold Club, Bruxelles (BEL)
NOC Belgium

Biography

Anne de Borman, née Anne Catherine Jeanne Ghislain de Selliers de Moranville, played all three events at both the 1920 and 1924 Olympics, making the quarter-finals of women’s doubles in 1920. She also played all three events at Wimbledon in 1921, reaching the quarter-finals in doubles, but losing in the first round of singles and mixed. De Borman and Max Décugis won the 1912 mixed title at the World Hard Court Championships in Paris. She was married to Paul de Borman, a pioneer of Belgian tennis, who was President of the International Tennis Federation from 1946-47. All of their children became top players in Belgium.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Tennis BEL Anne de Borman
Singles, Women (Olympic) =5
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Jean Washer =8
Doubles, Women (Olympic) Lucienne Tschaggeny =5
1924 Summer Olympics Tennis BEL Anne de Borman
Singles, Women (Olympic) =17
Doubles, Mixed (Olympic) Joseph Halot =9
Doubles, Women (Olympic) Marie Storms =8