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Andres Gomez Deserves To Be In Hall Of Fame

By Scoop Malinowski Michael Chang and Gabriela Sabatini were both nominated and inducted into the Hall of Fame. Andres Gomez of Ecuador has actually achieved more than both Chang and Sabatini but he is not in the Hall of Fame. Why? Gomez turned pro in 1979 at age 19 and became world no. 1 in […] Continue to read full article...

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Jimmy Connors strongly believes both Vitas Gerulaitis and Andres Gomez should be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Of Gerulaitis, Jimbo said on a recent “Advantage Connors” podcast: Vitas was seventeen and I was nineteen when we first met, after he joined the Bill Riordan circuit. We hung out a lot together in […] Continue to read full article...

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Andres Gomez Recalls Beating Agassi At Roland Garros

One of the most memorable Roland Garros finals was the 1990 classic when no. 4 seed Andres Gomez defeated 3 seed Andre Agassi 63 26 64 64. I saw Gomez watching some junior matches at the Eddie Herr tournament in November and asked him a few questions about the highlight moment of his ATP career […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile with Andres Gomez

By Scoop Malinowski Status: 1990 Roland Garros champion. Won 21 career ATP singles and 34 doubles titles. Won 1988 Roland Garros in doubles (w. E. Sanchez) and 1986 U.S. Open in doubles (w. Zivojinovic). DOB: February 27, 1960 In: Guayaquil, Ecuador Nickname: Go Go – from Jimmy Connors. Tennis Inspirations: I think Nastase, Laver and […] Continue to read full article...

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