Nicholas Kalogeropoulos

Nicholas Kalogeropoulos (Greek: Νικόλαος Καλογερόπουλος; born 18 February 1945), also known as Nicky Kalo,[1][2] is a retired Greek tennis player who won a bronze medal at the 1971 Mediterranean Games. In doubles, he finished second at the 1968 Italian Open. He was ranked as best Greek player in 1962–74 and was a member of the Greek Davis Cup team in 1963–81.[3]

Nicholas Kalogeropoulos
Nicholas Kalogeropoulos 1970.jpg
Nicholas Kalogeropoulos in 1970
Country (sports) Greece
ResidenceSan Jose, Costa Rica
Born (1945-02-18) 18 February 1945 (age 74)
Costa Rica
Turned pro1968 (amateur tour from 1960)
Retired1978[1]
PlaysRight-handed
Singles
Career record320–194
Career titles18
Highest rankingNo. 108 (26 September 1973)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1965, 1967)
Wimbledon4R (1964)
Doubles
Career record30–45 (Open era)
Career titles0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open3R (1969, 1970)
Wimbledon2R (1970, 1972)
Last updated on: 1 January 2015.

Kalogeropoulos was born in Costa Rica to Greek parents, where he started training in tennis and spent many years of his life. In 1962 he won the junior Wimbledon and French Championships.[2] He retired in 1978.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Eugenio Rodríguez Vega (2004). Costa Rica en el siglo XX. EUNED. pp. 396–. ISBN 978-9968-31-383-4.
  2. ^ a b Taki (1994). Nothing to Declare: A Memoir. Atlantic Monthly Press. pp. 121–. ISBN 978-0-87113-484-4.
  3. ^ Nicholas Kalogeropoulos. atpworldtour.com

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