Jan Leschly

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Jan Leschly
Country  Denmark
Born (1940-09-11) September 11, 1940 (age 73)
Jutland, Denmark
Plays Left-handed
Singles
Highest ranking No. 10 (1967, Lance Tingay)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1971)
Wimbledon 4R (1966)
US Open SF (1967)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon QF (1966)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1959, 1960, 1967)

Jan Leschly (born 11 September 1940) is a Danish businessman and former professional tennis player.

Leschly has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Care Capital LLC, a private equity firm, since May 2000. He was a tour tennis professional in the 1960s and early 1970s. Between 1959 and 1971 he participated in nine Wimbledon Championships and achieved his best result in 1966 when he reached the fourth round of the singles event and, partnering with his countryman Jorgen Ulrich, the quarterfinals of the doubles event.[2]

He was ranked World No. 10 for 1967 by Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph.[1]

Other positions:

Career finals[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. March 1967 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Spain Manuel Santana 6–2, 2–6, 6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 8 February 1968 Philadelphia, USA Carpet (i) Spain Manuel Santana 6–8, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 5 July 1971 Båstad, Sweden Clay Romania Ilie Năstase 7–6, 2–6, 1–6, 4–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b United States Lawn Tennis Association (1972). Official Encyclopedia of Tennis (First Edition), p. 428.
  2. ^ "Wimbledon player archive – Jan Leschly". AELTC. 

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