Nikoloz Basilashvilio is a professional tennis player who is currently ranked World Number 34 as of August 2022. Basilashvili is well-known for being the first Georgian player to win a title in an ATP tournament. By October 2018, he won his second title at the China Open and stunned top-seeded player Juan Martin del Potro.

Player’s Profile

Basilashvili was born in Tbilisi, Georgia, where he learned to play tennis. At the age of 5, he started to play tennis. His family eventually moved to Russia and the US to support his passion for tennis. At 18 years old, he went back to Georgia for more training and transferred to Turkey to be trained by Gavin Hopper.

Height / weight 1.85 m / 79 kg
Born 23 Feb 1992
Nationality Georgia Georgia
Nickname Basil


In 2015, he debuted as a professional tennis player during the Roland Garros tournament. However, he ended up losing the match against Thanasi Kokkinakis. He also joined the Wimbledon Open and defeated Facundo Bagnis and Feliciano Lopez. For the first time, he advanced to the third round.

By the following year, he made it through the Australian Open, however, he suffered a loss when he faced former world number 1, Roger Federer. In the same year, he reached his first-ever ATP finals at the Austrian Open but lost to Paolo Lorenzi.

In 2019, he successfully penetrated the Top 20 and won his third ATP title. He was able to play in the 2019 Dubai Tennis Championships, where he managed to defeat Karen Khachanov and Roberto Bautista Agut.

Career Record

Grand Slam Results:

  • US Open - 1R - 2017
  • French Open - 2R – 2-18
  • Australian Open - 1R - 2018, 2021,and 2022
  • Wimbledon Open - 3R - 2022

Other Tournaments:

  • Davis Cup - 10-7 (58.8%) Team Result
  • Olympic Games - 3R - 2020

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