Johan Kriek

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Birthday
5, 1958
Birthplace
South Africa
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
5, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
South Africa

About

South African-American tennis champ who was ranked World No. 7 in singles in 1984 and defeated such luminaries as Andre Agassi and Bjorn Borg.

Before Fame

He knew he wanted to be a tennis pro when he sat in the nosebleed section, watching Connors and Ashe play.

Trivia

He founded the Global Water Foundation, a group dedicated to bringing clean water to poor communities.

Family Life

He moved with his wife, Daga, and their children to Virginia, so he could develop The Johan Kriek Tennis Academy.

Associated With

He frequently competed against John McEnroe in the finals matches.