Popular Tennis Player Michael Stich

Michael Stich

Michael Stich is a popular tennis player from Germany. His career’s highest ranking was World No. 2 in men’s singles. He has won three Grand Slam titles, one in singles, while two in doubles. He also won a title at Olympics.

His only Grand Slam title in singles came in 1991 at Wimbledon. He had to defeat Boris Becker to win the title, which he did in style winning the final in straight sets. In the semifinal, he played against defending champ Stefan Edberg, who was also World No. 1 at that time. Stich beat him without breaking his serve.

Stich teamed with John McEnroe in 1992 doubles at Wimbledon. They played a five hour long match and won the game to claim Grand Slam. It was Stich’s only Grand Slam in doubles. Stich also teamed with Boris Becker in doubles for Summer Olympics and won the gold medal. He also won the Grand Slam cup next year by beating Michael Chang.

Stich had a great year in 1993 when he beat Pete Sampras for ATP World Championship. During that year, he reached his career highest rank of World No. 2. He reached the final of French Open the next year but lost to Andre Agassi this time. Next year, he reached the final of French Open again but lost to Yevgeny in straight sets. Later that year he won his last ATP singles title while playing in Antwerp. The year after, Stich announced his retirement after getting defeated in Wimbledon.

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