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Andrei Olhovskiy (Андрей Ольховский; born April 15, 1966 in Moscow) is a former tennis player from Russia, who turned professional in 1989.

Olhovskiy represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul and 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he reached the quarter-finals as a wild card before falling to Brazil's Fernando Meligeni. The right-hander won 2 career titles in singles (Copenhagen, 1993 and Shanghai, 1996) and 20 titles in doubles, French Open (1993) and Australian Open (1994) champion in mixed doubles. Olhovskiy reached his highest ATP singles ranking on June 14, 1993, when he became World No. 49, and his highest doubles ranking of No. 6 (July 31, 1995). He played for the Russian Davis Cup team 1983–2001.

He memorably defeated No. 1 seed Jim Courier in the third round of Wimbledon in 1992 to reach his second fourth round appearance at a slam (after the 1988 Wimbledon Championships).

 

Achievements

At Grand Slam tournaments Andrei played 5 finals in singles and mixed doubles between 1992 and 1997, winning 2 titles:

• Winner of Roland Garros 1993 in Mixed Doubles (with Evgenia Manyukova)
• Winner of the Australian Open 1994 in Mixed Doubles (with Larisa Neiland)
• Finalist of Roland Garros 1992 in Doubles (with David Adams)
• Finalist of Roland Garros 1994 in Mixed Doubles (with Larisa Neiland)
• Finalist of Wimbledon 1997 in Mixed Doubles (with Larisa Neiland)

Two times finalist of the Davis Cup (1994-1995) in the Russian National Team Won 2 ATP tournaments in singles and played an additional two times in Finals.

Won 20 tournaments in Doubles, including a Masters series tournament and played 20 times in Finals. Participated in the 1988 and 1996 Olympic games.

In 1993 and 1994 played in Masters and occupied 3rd and 4th place.

  • Wins and Finals of ATP tournaments in Singles
  • Wins
  • Number Date Tournament Surface Opposing player in Final Score
    1 1 Mar 1993 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet Nicklas Kulti 7-5 3-6 6-2
    2 29 Jan 1996 Shanhai Carpet Mark Knowles 7-6(5) 6-2

     

  • Runner-Up
  • Number Date Tournament Surface Opposing player in Final Score
    1 26 Sep 1994 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Carpet Jacco Eltingh 6-7(1) 6-2 4-6
    2 6 Mar 1995 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet Martin Zinner 7-6(3) 6-7(7) 3-6



  • Team Tournaments
  • Runner-Up
  • Number Date Tournament Surface Opposing player in Final Score
    1 1994 Davis Cup

    Russia


    А.Volkov, Y.Kafelnikov,
    А.Olkhovski, A.Cherkasov

    Sweden


    S. Edberg, I. Bjorkman,
    M. Larsson, J. Apell

    1-4
    2 1995 Davis Cup

    Russia


    Y.Kafelnikov,
    А.Olkhovski, A.Cherkasov

    USA

    D. Courrier, T. Martin, P. Sampras

    2-3

 

 

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