Froitzheim, Otto

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Name
Froitzheim, Otto Gender: M
born on 24 April 1884 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Strasbourg, France, 48n35, 7e45
Timezone LMT m7e45 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 05°04' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 24°50 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 08°15'



Otto Froitzheim (1913)

Biography

German tennis player, a right-handed (one-handed backhand) player.

He won the International German Championships in 1907 and from 1909 to 1911. At the 1908 Summer Olympics he won a silver medal in the men's singles tournament. Another of his greatest victories was the title at the inaugural World Hard Court Championships on clay in the Paris suburb of Saint-Cloud in 1912, beating his compatriot Oscar Kreuzer in the final in four sets. In 1914, he advanced to the final at the Wimbledon Championships, losing to Australian Norman Brookes in five sets.

After the war, Froitzheim won the International German Championships again in 1921, 1922 and 1925. In 1927, at an age of 43, he reached the quarterfinals at the French Championships.

Froitzheim was engaged to Leni Riefenstahl, whom he had met in 1921, for some years and also had a love affair with Pola Negri in the 1920s. He died following a short, serious illness on 27 October 1962, aged 78, in Wiesbaden, West Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • lover relationship with Negri, Pola (born 3 January 1897). Notes: 1920s

Events

  • Relationship : Meet a significant person 1921 (Leni Riefenstahl)
  • Death by Disease 27 October 1962 (After short illness, age 78)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield submitted birth certificate n°1213 from the online Bas-Rhin departmental archives, image 315/324: "Abends um zehn Uhr" (ten o'clock at night).


Categories

  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Sports : Tennis
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Silver at 1908 London Games)
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship