General Jacek
Niedzwiedzki (Niedźwiedzki)
Male
Poland
1951-06-07
Sopot, Poland


About

Next to Wojciech Fibak and Tadeusz Nowicki, the leading Polish tennis player of the seventies. In 1975 he was a rival of Fibak in the final of the Polish championship, when he won his only singles title, winning 7: 5, 6: 1, 4: 6, 6: 4 at the MKT courts in Łódź. In the same season, Niedźwiedzki won the European Championship in doubles together with Tadeusz Nowicki. In doubles he also appeared, among others with tennis players such as: Björn Borg, Raúl Ramírez, Yannick Noah, Josè Higueras, Vijay and Anand Amritrajowie, Ivan Lendl, Wojciech Fibak, Balázs Taróczy, Heinz Günthardt ... At the age of 26 he moved to Austria permanently ??? and since then he has not competed in Poland anymore, so he won "only" 10 national championships (including singles and doubles, on open courts and in the hall).
After his career, he remained in tennis as a coach. He has a coaching license from the German Tennis Association (DTB) and PZT in the field of competitive sports. He dealt with players of various age categories, including players from the top ten of the WTA and ATP (Sylvia Hanika, Johan Kriek). He has trained Austrian Daviscup and Fed Cup teams as well as Bahrain's men's team. He runs (ran ???) a tennis academy in Sopot under his own name.

Clubs: SKT Sopot, Legia Warsaw.
Coaches: Stefan / Jan ??? Korneluk, ???

He played in professional tournaments in the period: 1975–1982. The highest position in the ATP ranking in career - single: 172 (07/02/1977; ninth among Poles of all time); Doubles: 854. (1983-01-03). Balance sheet in ATP / WCT / DC - single: 11/13; Doubles: 11/11.

Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open: He didn't play.
Roland Garros - single: 1/64 finals (1975).

ATP (Grand Prix) and WCT tournaments - single: final (1977 Zurich); doubles: title (1976 Barcelona with Wojciech Fibak).

Davis Cup: 1971–1977; 9 matches, 6 wins / 9 defeats - single 4/5, doubles 2/4.

PZT classification: 10th (1969), 6th (1970), 4th (1971), 5th (1972), 3rd (1973), 1st (1974), 2nd (1975), 6th (1976) .
Polish champion titles (excluding MMP): 10.
National MP - single: finalist twice (1975 and 1976); doubles: winner 4 times (with Tadeusz Nowicki 1971–1973 and 1976) and finalist twice (with Nowicki 1974 and 1975); mix: finalist (with Krystyna Pilżycówna 1968).
Halowe MP - single: 3 times winner (1972, 1975 and 1976) and finalist (1969); doubles: winner 3 times (with Nowicki 1972, 1973 and 1976).
International MP - doubles: winner twice (with Nowicki 1972 and 1973) and finalist twice (with Nowicki 1974 and Wiesław Gąsiorek 1975).



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Archive statistics 1968 - 1982
7
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69


Tournament wins 1981 - La Chaux-de-Fondes International Indoor (Open)
1978 - Lausanne International Indoor (Open)
1977 - Zurich International Indoors (Open)
1977 - Biel International Indoor (Open)
1976 - Polish Indoor (Amateur)
1975 - Polish Indoor (Amateur)
1972 - Polish Indoor (Amateur)


Tournaments Bern International Indoor - 1982 Luzern Indoor - 1981 Bern International Indoor - 1981 La Chaux-de-Fondes International Indoor - 1981 Zell Am See - 1979 Augsburg - 1979 Austrian International Indoor - 1979 Einbeck - 1979 Championships of Berlin - Qualifying - 1979 Zurich International Indoors - 1979 Ascona International - 1978 Locarno International - 1978 Zurich International Indoors - 1978 Lausanne International Indoor - 1978 France 1 Indoor Satellite - Leg 4 - 1978 France 1 Indoor Satellite - Leg 1 - 1978 Rümikon International - 1978 France 1 Indoor Satellite - Leg 5 - 1978 Austrian International Championships - 1977 Zurich Covered Courts - 1977 Dayton Classic - 1977 Springfield Classic - 1977 Zurich International Indoors - 1977 Austria Satellite - Leg 1 - 1977 Austria Satellite - Leg 3 - 1977 Biel International Indoor - 1977 Polish Indoor - 1976 Polish National Championships - 1976 Locarno International - 1976 Stockholm Open - 1976 King's Cup - Second Division - 1976 Cologne Indoor Open - 1976 Cologne Indoor Open - Qualifying - 1976 Roland Garros - 1975 Roland Garros Qualifying - 1975 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1975 Swiss International Covered Courts - 1975 Polish Indoor - 1975 Polish National Championships - 1975 Baltic Cup - 1975 Luzern Indoor - 1975 Bregenz - 1975 Beaulieu - 1974 International Championships of Egypt - Cairo - 1974 Augsburg WCT Qualification Torunament - 1974 Beaulieu - 1973 German International Covered Court Championships - 1973 International Championships of Egypt-Alexandria - 1973 Menton - 1973 Scandinavian Championships - 1973 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1973 Moskwa International - 1973 Menton - 1972 Scandinavian Championships - 1972 Wimbledon Qualifying - 1972 King's Cup - First Round a - 1972 Polish Indoor - 1972 International Championships of Egypt-Alexandria - 1971 King's Cup - First Round a - 1971 Sicilian International Championships - 1970 Catania - 1970 Parioli - 1970 Polish Indoor - 1969 Coupe de Galea - 1969 Zinnowitz - 1968

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