Andres Gomez used to be a professional tennis player. He was born on February 27, 1960 in Guayauil, Ecuador and retired from playing tennis in 1995.Gomez entered the professional tennis playing world in 1979. However, he did not find success as a singles player early into his career. Rather, he somewhat found his beat playing doubles. In fact, he managed to win five doubles titles in 1980 alone and an additional seven titles in 1981.After playing some years with much success, Gomez finally reached the No. 1 spot of the World rankings for doubles in 1986. During the said year, Gomez garnered seven doubles titles including the prestigious U.S. Open together with his partner Slobodan Zivojinovic. Two years later, he won another doubles Grand Slam title at the French Open together with a different partner, Emilio Sanchez.Gomez’ star shone brightly for the first time in the singles division in 1981. That was the time when he was able to achieve his first top-level title in singles during a tournament in Bordeaux. However, it was during 1990 that Gomez had his ultimate achievement when he was able to reach his first and last Grand Slam final. He won the tournament that year (French Open) after facing the then 19-year old Andre Agassi. Incidentally, the said Grand Slam tournament final was the first for both Gomez and Agassi.Over the course of his career, Gomez was able to win 21 titles in singles and 33 titles in doubles. His highest rank achieved for singles was in No. 4, while in doubles, he had a higher achievement of No. 1. Among his singles titles, Gomez only has 1 Grand Slam win, which was the 1990 French Open title.

Born 27 Feb 1960
Nationality Ecuador Ecuador

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