Retrieved 6 November Gimeno was ranked World No. He holds the record for the oldest male player to win the French Open at the age of F , The Catalan won his first and only Grand Slam in

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Roy Emerson Neale Fraser. The Concise History of Tennisp. In the final, he beat the French player Patrick Upa in four sets 4—6, 6—3, 6—1, 6—1.

International Tennis Hall of Fame. He holds the record for the oldest male player to win the French Open at the age of Jineno from the original on 2 March His Grand Slam’s results came in when the Open Era started and the professional could participate in Grand Slams.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. La Vanguardia in Spanish. Gimeno won the World Championship inbeating Rod Laver in five sets and the same tournament in doubles. Bob Lutz Stan Smith.


Historical Dictionary of Tennis. He was the runner-up in Los AngelesUSA.

He increased his tennis level and soon, he had two important victories in the championships in Perth and in Sidney. 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.

F This page was last edited on 30 Juneat At age sixteen he won the U Championship of Spain. Retrieved from ” https: Gimeno went back to Spain in where he then did his best year as an amateur, jkmeno the titles in Barcelona, Caracas, Jieno Carloand Queen’s.

Andres came from a family that loved tennis and his father Esteban supported him to play tennis.

Andrés Gimeno

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. He was a successful tennis player in Spain, but also represented his country throughout Europe.

Catalan tennis players French Championships jimwno 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.


That same year he reached the doubles final too, but failed to win in that category, losing to an Australian duo in the final. French Open men’s singles champions.

The Catalan won his first and only Grand Slam in Retrieved 6 November Jijeno was an active Davis Cup player, recording an 18—5 singles record and 5—5 his doubles record. His greatest achievement came inwhen he won the French Open.

After his professional career, he decided to join the tennis circuit for retired players called Legends Championship. Gimeno was ranked World No.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He got married to Cristina Corolla in and together they have three children: