|Country (sports) United States|
Career titles 0
Turned pro 1977
Career record 74–120
Height 1.73 m
|Prize money $668,104|
Role Tennis Player
Name Ferdi Taygan
|Born December 5, 1956 (age 59)
Worcester, Massachusetts (1956-12-05) |
Highest ranking No. 67 (December 26, 1979)
Ferdi Taygan (born December 5, 1956), is a former professional tennis player from the United States. He is of Turkish descent.
Taygan enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles. During his career he won 19 doubles titles and finished runner-up an additional 19 times. Partnering Sherwood Stewart, Taygan won the 1982 French Open doubles title. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 8.
Ferdi Taygan is born in Massachusetts to a Turkish father and a mother of Belarus descent. His father, Beyazıt, immigrated to the USA to study civil engineering. He majored in finances.
Taygan married Kay Conaway of Birmingham, Alabama in 1983. They have two daughters: Nuray Taygan, born November 18, 1984 and Shenal Taygan, born August 6, 1988.