Lacoste Tennis - René Lacoste: Le Champion Français

Lacoste Tennis - René Lacoste: Le Champion Français

René LACOSTE 1904-1996. “Crocodile” was born in 1927. René LACOSTE liked to recount how his nickname became an emblem recognized throughout the world. “I was nicknamed “the Alligator” by the American press, after a bet with the Captain of the French Davis Cup Team concerning a suitcase made from alligator skin. He promised to buy it for me if I won a very important match for our team. So my friend Robert GEORGE drew a ‘crocodile’ which I then had embroidered on the blazer I wore on the…

René LACOSTE 1904-1996. “Crocodile” was born in 1927. René LACOSTE liked to recount how his nickname became an emblem recognized throughout the world. “I was nicknamed “the Alligator” by the American press, after a bet with the Captain of the French Davis Cup Team concerning a suitcase made from alligator skin. He promised to buy it for me if I won a very important match for our team. So my friend Robert GEORGE drew a ‘crocodile’ which I then had embroidered on the blazer I wore on the…

René Lacoste, légende du tennis français et baron de la mode

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René Lacoste, légende du tennis français et baron de la mode

Who is this gamesome gallant? RENE LACOSTE circa 1925.

René Lacoste, un champion et un inventeur génial

Who is this gamesome gallant? RENE LACOSTE circa 1925.

Jean René Lacoste (1904-96) est un champion de tennis français. Il est également le fondateur de la marque Lacoste

Jean René Lacoste (1904-96) est un champion de tennis français. Il est également le fondateur de la marque Lacoste

René Lacoste | René Lacoste vann 1925 och 1928 herr singeln. 1925 över Jean Borotra 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6. 1928 över Henri Cochet 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

René Lacoste | René Lacoste vann 1925 och 1928 herr singeln. 1925 över Jean Borotra 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6. 1928 över Henri Cochet 6-1, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2.

Lacoste 80 ans anniversaire collection unexpected collection edition....réépinglé par Maurie Daboux .•*`*•. ❥

Lacoste fête ses 80 ans

Lacoste 80 ans anniversaire collection unexpected collection edition....réépinglé par Maurie Daboux .•*`*•. ❥

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Jean René Lacoste (1904 - 1996) was a French tennis player & businessman. He was nicknamed "the Crocodile" by fans because of his tenacity on the court; he is also known worldwide as the creator of the Lacoste tennis shirt, which he introduced in 1929. He won seven Grand Slam singles titles in the French, American, & British championships. He was the World No. 1 player for both 1926 & 1927. Wimbledon: Singles champion: 1925, 1928, Singles finalist: 1924, Doubles champion: 1925

Jean René Lacoste (1904 - 1996) was a French tennis player & businessman. He was nicknamed "the Crocodile" by fans because of his tenacity on the court; he is also known worldwide as the creator of the Lacoste tennis shirt, which he introduced in 1929. He won seven Grand Slam singles titles in the French, American, & British championships. He was the World No. 1 player for both 1926 & 1927. Wimbledon: Singles champion: 1925, 1928, Singles finalist: 1924, Doubles champion: 1925

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