Guillermo Vilas

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Birthday
17, 1952
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Buenos Aires, Argentina

About

Former Argentinean tennis player who set the male record in 1977 for longest winning streak on clay courts at 57 matches; the record stood until 2006.

Before Fame

He competed in his first tour event in 1969 and would achieve a top-ten ranking each year from 1974 until 1982.

Trivia

He became the second Latin American to capture a Grand Slam tournament title; he would go on to win four Grand Slam titles in all.

Family Life

He was born in 1952 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and raised in Mar del Plata.

Associated With

He became a fan of Roger Federer.