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Four Musketeers ---Who were they?

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The Four Musketeers (in French Les Quatre Mousquetaires) were four outstanding tennis players from France, given their name from the Alexandre Dumas book The Three Musketeers. They dominated the game of tennis in the second half of the 1920s and early 1930s, winning numerous Grand Slam titles. They also led France to six consecutive Davis Cup victories, 1927 through 1932, in the days in which Cup matches had a national importance equivalent to today's World Cup finals.

The Musketeers were:

Jean Borotra (1898-1994), called "The Bounding Basque"
Jacques Brugnon (1895-1978), called "Toto"
Henri Cochet (1901-1987), called "The Ballboy of Lyons", at least by Time Magazine
Ren Lacoste (1904-1996), called "The Alligator" or "The Crocodile"
Brugnon was primarily a doubles specialist, but the other three, Borotra, Cochet, and Lacoste, won many singles titles. Between them, they won 3 United States championships at Forest Hills, 6 consecutive Wimbledon titles from 1924 through 19 ...more
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 09 Sep '09 05:29 pm

 
  
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Jean Borotra called "The Bounding Basque"
Jacques Brugnon called "Toto"
Henri Cochet called "The Ballboy of Lyons", at least by Time Magazine
Ren Lacoste called "The Alligator" or "The Crocodile
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 09 Sep '09 03:04 pm

 
  
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Jean Borotra, Jacques Brugnon, Henri Cochet and Rene Lacoste the four French tennis players who ruled the world tennis in 1920s.
Answered by Roy, 09 Sep '09 05:01 pm

 
  
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Jean Borotra, Jacques Brugnon, Henri Cochet and Rene Lacoste, French tennis players.
Answered by nargis bhambi, 09 Sep '09 03:05 pm

 
  
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Athos, Portos, Aramis and d'Artagnan
Answered by madhavi, 09 Sep '09 03:02 pm

 
  
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