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Jean Borotra

French tennis player

Died when: 95 years 338 days (1151 months)
Star Sign: Leo

 

Jean Borotra

Jean Laurent Robert Borotra (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ ʁɔbɛʁ bɔ.ʁotʁa], Basque pronunciation: [borotɾa]; 13 August 1898 – 17 July 1994†) was a French tennis champion.

He was one of the famous "Four Musketeers" from his country who dominated tennis in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

Borotra was imprisoned in Itter Castle during the latter years of World War II and subsequently fought in the Battle for Castle Itter.


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