Popular Tennis Player Miloslav Mecir

Miloslav Mecir

Slovakian professional tennis player, Miloslav Mecir, was born on 19 May, 1964, in Bojnice, Czechoslovakia. He is the winner of 1988 Olympics. This gold medal was in Men’s singles competition. He is a distinguished tennis player as he has reached Grand Slam singles finals twice in his career. In 1987 he won WCT Finals. In World Championship Tennis tour this is an esteemed win. He was able to make it to two ATP finals, in the year 1984 and then again in 1985 he defeated Stefan Edberg at Wimbledon in straight sets. Later that year, he won his first ATP singles title in Rotterdam. By the year end he was being ranked among the top 20 Tennis players.

He played his first Grand Slam final at the US Open in 1986. On his way to finals he defeated Mats Wilander and other heavy weights of Tennis.  Boris Becker was also beaten by him. In 1987, Mecir showed a remarkable performance. This year can be considered as one of the best in hs career. He won 6 single tournaments and 6 doubles. In Dallas he won the WCT Finals where he faced John McEnroe. Mecir took the match in four sets. In 1988, Mecir was again at the apex in Wimbledon, after defeating Mats Wilander in the quarter-final. Mecir was chosen to represent Czechoslovakia, in 1988 in the Seoul Olympics. He reached his second Grand Slam final in 1989, at the Australian Open in Melbourne. Mecir had been a member of the Czechoslovakian teams which had captured the World Team Cup in 1987, and the initial Hopman Cup in 1989. In both singles and doubles, his career-high position was World No. 4.

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