New York Times Has A Story On The “Four Musketeers”

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Lacoste 1970S Ad LogoThe New York Times has an article on the four French tennis players known as the “Four Musketeers” of whom the most famous is René Lacoste:

When Rafael Nadal won his 13th French Open this month, he donned a neon-pink face mask and kissed the trophy, known as La Coupe des Mousquetaires. He then removed his mask and bit the handle.

The trophy is an homage to Jean Borotra, Jacques Brugnon, Henri Cochet and René Lacoste, known as the Four Musketeers, the revered Frenchmen who put their nation on the tennis map in the 1920s and ’30s.

Read more at the New York Times.