Vadim Borisov

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Vadim Borisov
Country (sports) Soviet Union Soviet Union
Born (1955-04-30)30 April 1955
Plays Right-handed
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 1R (1976)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 1R (1973)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open 1R (1973)
Wimbledon 1R (1976)

Vadim Borisov (born 30 April 1955) is a former Russian tennis player who competed for the Soviet Union.[1][2]

Career[edit]

At the 1973 French Open, Borisov competed in both the men's doubles (with Viorel Marcu) and mixed doubles (with Natasha Chmyreva), but was unable to progress past the opening round in either.[1][2] His only other Grand Slam appearance came in the 1976 Wimbledon Championships, where he lost in the first round of the singles draw, to Kenichi Hirai.[2] He also played in the mixed doubles, again partnering Natasha Chmyreva and once more lost in the opening round.[1]

Borisov won five medals in the Summer Universiade during his career, including two gold medals at Mexico City in 1979.

In 1980, Borisov was runner-up in both the singles and doubles at the Sofia Open, which was part of the Grand Prix tennis circuit.[2] His singles wins were over Leo Palin, Ismail El Shafei, Andrei Dîrzu and Louk Sanders.[2]

Borisov appeared in 11 ties Davis Cup ties for the Soviet Union team, from 1976 to 1984.[3] He won 11 of his 23 Davis Cup rubbers, finishing with an 8/6 record in singles and 3/6 record in doubles.[3] His best win was over Yannick Noah, at Montpellier in 1980.[3] He was captain of the Russian Davis Cup team which was a finalist in the 1994 Davis Cup.[4]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1980 Sofia, Bulgaria Carpet Sweden Per Hjertquist 3–6, 2–6, 5–7

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1980 Sofia, Bulgaria Carpet East Germany Thomas Emmrich West Germany Hartmut Kirchhübel
Austria Robert Reininger
6–4, 3–6, 4–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1984 Travemünde, Germany Clay Argentina Alejandro Ganzábal 7–5, 7–5

References[edit]