Date of Birth: 06.09.1973
Plays: Left Handed
Highest ranking: 4 (October 1997)
Career singles titles: 15
Grand Slam results:
Australian Open: 4R (2001)
French Open: 4R (1999)
Wimbledon: QF (1997)
US Open: F (1997)
Greg is possibly best known for his powerful serve and at one time for holding the record for the fastest serve ever recorded, at 149mph. The finest year in his career was in 1997, becoming US Open runner-up to Pat Rafter and climbing to fourth in the World rankings. For his efforts he was also named ‘BBC Sports Personality of The Year’.
On the 7th of April 2007, Rusedski officially retired from tennis after partnering Jamie Murray to a doubles victory over the Netherlands in a Davis Cup match, a result which gave Great Britain a 3–0 lead in the tie.
Rusedski is familiar to tennis fans all over the world courtesy of his regular media commitments, including Sky Sports, the BBC and British Eurosport. However Greg still holds plenty of ambitions in tennis; an active player on the ATP Champions Tour and senior invitational circuit, as well as overseeing the development of junior players at the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).