Sergi Bruguera’s name is being entered into the annals of tennis history…
The 43-year-old Spanish tennis player is among this year’s nominees for the Class of 2015 International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Bruguera, best remembered for winning consecutive Men’s Singles titles at the French Open in 1993 and 1994, turned pro in 1988. He retired from professional tennis in 2001.
During his 14-years on the ATP tour, Bruguera amassed a career reacord of 447 wins vs. 271 losses. In1989, he was named the ATP‘s Newcomer of Year. In all, he won 14 career singles titles and three doubles titles.
His highest career ranking came in August 1994 when he reached No. 3 on the ATP charts.
Bruguera will join two-time major champion Amelie Mauresmo, who’s now Andy Murray‘s coach, two-time major winner Mary Pierce and multiple singles and doubles Grand Slam winner Yevgeny Kafelnikov.
Mauresmo won the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 2006, and spent 39 weeks at No. 1 in the WTA rankings. In June, she was hired to wo
Pierce’s two Grand Slam singles titles came at the 1995 Australian Open and 2000 French Open. She also won one major title apiece in doubles and mixed doubles.
Kafelnikov won the 1996 French Open and 1999 Australian Open in singles, and four Grand Slam doubles trophies.