La Vanguardia in Spanish. Gimeno was ranked World No. Historical Dictionary of Tennis. In addition, he reached the semifinals at Wimbledon. Gimeno won the World Championship in , beating Rod Laver in five sets and the same tournament in doubles. At an early age Andres started to become a really good tennis player, winning some important tournaments in his region. F ,

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He increased his tennis level and soon, he had two important victories in the championships in Perth and in Sidney. F That same year he reached the doubles final too, but failed to win in that category, losing to an Australian duo in the final. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Retrieved from ” https: Esteban had been a good tennis player and he became Andres’ coach. Jineno addition, he reached the semifinals at Wimbledon.

La Vanguardia in Spanish. He got hps to Cristina Corolla in and together they have three children: He was the runner-up in At age sixteen he won the U Championship of Spain.


In he injured his meniscus and decided to quit playing tennis. French Open men’s singles champions.

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His greatest achievement came inwhen he won the French Open. He was a successful tennis player in Spain, but also represented his country throughout Europe. Historical Dictionary of Tennis. His first good result was the final in Australian Open [6] inwhere he lost to Rod Laver in three sets.

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Roy Emerson Neale Fraser. In the final, he jimejo the French player Patrick Proisy in four sets 4—6, 6—3, 6—1, 6—1. At an early age Andres started to become a really good tennis player, winning some important tournaments in his region. Los AngelesUSA. Archived from the original on 2 March They practiced at Real Club de Tenis Barcelona.

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Gimeno was an active Davis Cup player, recording an 18—5 singles record and 5—5 his doubles record. Catalan tennis players French Championships junior tennis champions French Open champions International Tennis Hall of Fame inductees Spanish male tennis players Sportspeople from Barcelona births Living people Grand Slam tennis champions in men’s singles Professional tennis players before the Open Era.


After that, he decided to go to Australia to play with the man who was considered the best tennis coach in the world, Harry Hopman. He holds the record for the oldest male player to win the French Open at the age of Bob Lutz Stan Smith. Gimeno went back to Spain in where he then did his best year as an amateur, winning the titles in Barcelona, Caracas, Monte Carloand Queen’s. International Tennis Hall of Fame. Retrieved 6 November In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

After his professional career, he decided to join the tennis circuit for retired players called Legends Championship. The Catalan won his first and only Grand Slam in