January 6, 1958 |
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 22 (November 8, 1982)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1981)|
|French Open||3R (1983)|
|US Open||2R (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983)|
|Highest ranking||No. 28 (February 3, 1986)|
|Last updated on: June 29, 2009.|
|Competitor for Israel|
|Gold||1981 Israel||Men's Singles|
He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 22 in November 1982, and his career-high doubles ranking of World No. 28 in February 1986.
In 1980, Glickstein defeated World No. 35 Raúl Ramírez in the first round at Wimbledon. He lost to Björn Borg (the eventual tournament winner) in the second round, but won the Wimbledon Plate in a consolation tournament.
Glickstein was 44–22, and 22–4 on hard courts, in Davis Cup play from 1976–87. He is Israel's all-time leader in total wins, singles wins (31), and doubles wins (13). As of 2008, his 44 wins was twice that of the Israeli with the second-most Davis Cup wins, Amos Mansdorf.
Glickstein won the men's singles in tennis at the 1981 Maccabiah Games, the first Israeli to win a Maccabiah tennis championship.