Popular Tennis Player Andres Gomez

Andres Gomez

 Andres Gomez was born in Ecuador in 1960. He was popular doubles player. He entered the professional game at the age of 19 in 1979. His second year in professional tennis was filled with success stories as Andres won five doubles titles that year. He became an instant hit with tennis fans from all over the world after his successful year. However, he wasn’t going to stop there. He won another seven doubled titles the next year.

Despite his continued victories, it took him seven years to reach World No. 1 spot. He won seven doubles titles in 1986, which eventually pushed him to the top of rankings. Since he was highly motivated to become the best ever player in men’s doubles history, he give his best on the training court and finally won a Grand Slam in men’s doubles at French Open.

He wasn’t just good at doubles but he was also exceptional singles player. He won his first top tier singles title in 1981, following it with Italian Open title in 1982. He won another title in 1984. He also reached final of Grand Slam in 1990 and defeated Andre Agassi to clinch the title. Andre Agassi was only 19 years old at that time. He was ranked World No. 4 in men’s singles that year, which turned out to be his best ranking.

Gomez won a total of 21 singles titles while 33 doubles title in his illustrious career. He won his last singles title in 1991 while his final title in men’s doubles was in 1992. He retired in 1995. After retirement, he  has been actively working with Youth Development Program in Latin America to bring talented young players to the center stage.

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