Alex Metreveli

Alexander Irakliyevich Metreveli (Georgian: ალექსანდრე მეტრეველი, romanized: aleksandre met'reveli, pronounced [ɑlɛkʰsɑndrɛ mɛtʼrɛvɛli]; Russian: Александр Ираклиевич Метревели listen ; born 2 November 1944) is a retired Soviet tennis player of Georgian background. He is an honorary citizen of Australia.[citation needed] His grandson Aleksandre Metreveli, also a professional tennis player, has represented Georgia in the Davis Cup.[1]

Alex Metreveli
ალექსანდრე მეტრეველი
Александр Метревели
Country (sports) Soviet Union
ResidenceTbilisi, Georgia
Born (1944-11-02) 2 November 1944 (age 77)
Tbilisi, Georgian SSR
Turned pro1962
Retired1979
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record226–101
Career titles9
Highest rankingNo. 9 (3 June 1974)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenSF (1972)
French OpenSF (1972)
WimbledonF (1973)
US OpenQF (1974)
Doubles
Career record81–90
Career titles1
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1973)
French OpenSF (1974)
Wimbledon3R (1965, 1971, 1972, 1973)
US Open3R (1974)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
WimbledonF (1968, 1970)

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