Yevgeny Kafelnikov


Yevgeny Kafelnikov is a Former world No. 1 singles player, Olympic Gold Medalist and Russia’s first-ever major singles champion. In 1996 Kafelnikov captured the French Open singles and doubles titles, making him the last ATP player to win both the singles and doubles title at the same Grand Slam in the same year.

Career Highlights

+ Yevgeny won two Grand Slam singles titles (1996 French Open, 1999 Australian Open).

-He achieved World No. 1 singles ranking in May 1999.

-Kafelnikov won four Grand Slam Doubles Championships (three French Open Titles, one U.S. Open Title).

-He won a Gold Medal in singles at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

-53 career titles – 26 in singles; 27 in doubles

-Kafelnikov was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2019.

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