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István Gulyás

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Country (sports)  Hungary
US Open  4R (1963)
Retired  1973
Wimbledon  3R (1960)
Turned pro  1952

French Open  F (1966)
Role  Tennis Player
Career titles  20
Name  Istvan Gulyas
Highest ranking  No.
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Born  October 13, 1931 Pecs, Hungary (1931-10-13)
Plays  Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Died  July 31, 2000, Budapest, Hungary
Similar People  Sergi Bruguera, Carlos Moya, Alex Corretja, Marcelo Rios, Albert Costa

István Gulyás (Hungarian: Gulyás István; 13 October 1931 – 31 July 2000) was the second Hungarian tennis player to become a Grand Slam finalist. He was defeated in the 1966 French Open Men's final by Tony Roche of Australia in three sets, after allowing the match to be delayed 24 hours to allow Roche to recover from an ankle injury. It was Gulyas' lone Grand Slam final, though he made the semi-finals of the tournament the following year (and the quarter-finals in 1971). He was ranked inside the world's Top 10 on more than one occasion and holds the record for most Hungarian National Championship titles having won it 15 times in his career. Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph ranked Gulyás as World No. 8 in 1966.

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