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Country (sports)  Soviet Union
Name  Alex Metreveli
Retired  1978
Australian Open  SF (1972)
Residence  Moscow, Russia

Career titles  15
Turned pro  1968
Career record  183–90 (Open era)
Role  Tennis Player
Highest ranking  No.
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Full name  Alexander Irakleivich Metreveli
Born  November 2, 1944 (age 71) Tbilisi, Georgian SSR (1944-11-02)
Plays  Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Similar People  Anna Dmitrieva, Jan Kodes, Olga Morozova, Slava Metreveli, Nika Metreveli

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Alexander Metreveli (Georgian: ალექსანდრე მეტრეველი, Russian: Александр Ираклиевич Метревели; born 2 November 1944) is a retired Soviet tennis player of Georgian background. He lives in Moscow. Metreveli is an honorary citizen of Australia.

In 1962, aged 17, Metreveli lost 10–8, 3–6, 6–4 to Stanley Matthews in the final of the Wimbledon Boys' Championship.

Metreveli is best known for making the final at Wimbledon in 1973, where he lost to Jan Kodeš of Czechoslovakia. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 9 and won 15 singles titles (5 in the Open era).

Metreveli was a member of the Dynamo sports society. He competed in professional tour events during the 1970s. He now works as a sports commentator alongside Anna Dmitrieva.

References

Alex Metreveli Wikipedia


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