The Concise History of Tennis , p. Bob Lutz Stan Smith. His greatest achievement came in , when he won the French Open. Historical Dictionary of Tennis. In the final, he beat the French player Patrick Proisy in four sets 4—6, 6—3, 6—1, 6—1.
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Retrieved 6 November After that, he decided to go to Australia to play with the man who was considered the best tennis coach in the world, Harry Hopman. Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Los AngelesUSA. French Open men’s singles champions. F His greatest achievement came inwhen he won the French Open. Roy Emerson Neale Fraser.
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He was a successful tennis player in Spain, but also represented his country throughout Europe. Gimeno was ranked World No. Gimeno won the World Championship inbeating Rod Laver in five sets and the same tournament in doubles. Historical Dictionary of Tennis. Gimeno went back to Spain in where he then did his best year as an amateur, winning the titles in Barcelona, Caracas, Monte Carloand Queen’s.
The Sydney Morning Herald. At an early age Andres started to become a really good tennis player, winning some important tournaments in his region.
He increased his tennis level and soon, he had two important victories in the championships in Perth and in Sidney. Archived from the original on 2 March His first good result was the final in Australian Open  inwhere he lost to Rod Laver in three sets. Archived from the original on 2 July Esteban had been a good tennis player and he became Andres’ coach.
jiimeno The Catalan won his first and only Grand Slam in This page was last edited on 30 Juneat His Grand Slam’s results came in when the Open Era started and the professional could participate in Grand Slams. That same year he reached the doubles final too, but failed to win in that category, losing to an Australian duo in the final.
La Vanguardia in Spanish. In the final, he beat the French player Patrick Proisy in four sets 4—6, 6—3, 6—1, 6—1. He got married to Cristina Corolla in and together they have three children: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
In addition, he reached the semifinals at Wimbledon. He was the runner-up in Andres came from a family that loved tennis and his father Esteban supported him to play tennis.
He holds the record for the oldest male player to win the French Open at the age of In he injured his meniscus and decided to quit playing tennis. At age sixteen he won the U Championship of Spain.