General R. Nicky (Nikolaos)
Kalogeropoulos
Male
Greece
1945-02-18
, Costa Rica


About

He is the son of East Kalogeropoulos from Greek and Edith Prince from El Salvador.
He has two other brothers. He started tennis from a very early age, his father was also a tennis champion and had a Tennis Club in El Salvador. He started tennis at the age of nine and coached by his father. He began playing in international tournaments in Central and North America since 1958, and in 1959 he won his first tournament in Miami. In 1960, he was a teenager of Central America, in 1961, he began touring tournaments in Europe where he decided to come to Greece where he continued to compete as an OAA athlete and was a champion for 20 years. He won the title in men's singles 16 times in 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1979 and 1980 and he was finalist in 1967 and 1978. He claimed the men's double title in 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1979, and 1980, and finished as runner-up in 1966. He won the mixed doubles in 1980 and was finalist in 1962 and 1963.
When he was just a teenager when he won his first championship title in 1962. First in the Championship of Thessaloniki in 1964, 1967 and 1971, first victories were in the other domestic tournaments of the season.
In 1963, he was the winner of Roland Garros and Wimbledon in boys's singles and as of today, he remains the only one Greek player (male or female) who won any junior Grand Slam title! He reached the last 16 in Wimbledon in 1964. He was the first in the Ostende Championship in 1965, first in Brussels in 1965 and 1966, first in 1965 in Milan and in Zout Belgium. He was the finalist at Italian Open in 1968. He has participated in many tournaments around the world.

He was a member of National Greece from 1963 to 1981 and participated in many Davis Cup ties (in 1963, 1964, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 and 1981). Besides, he participated at Balkan Cups (1963,1967 and 1978), and in the 1971 at Mediterranean Games where he won the bronze medal.



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Archive statistics 1960 - 1980
46
630
402


Tournament wins 1974 - Ascona International (Open)
1974 - Aix-en-Provence (Open)
1973 - Athena (Athens) (Open)
1973 - Montana-Vermala (Open)
1973 - Taormina (Amateur)
1973 - Davos (Open)
1972 - Eastern Province (Open)
1972 - Bilbao International (Open)
1972 - Thessaloniki (Open)
1972 - Athena (Athens) (Open)
1971 - Croatian International Championships (Open)
1971 - Aix-en-Provence (Open)
1971 - Lebanon International Championship (Open)
1971 - Tilburg (Open)
1971 - Portuguese International Championships (Open)
1971 - Thessaloniki (Open)
1971 - Eastern Mediterranean Championships (Amateur)
1971 - Greece National Championships (Open)
1970 - Border Championships (Open)
1970 - Thessaloniki (Open)
1970 - Athena (Athens) (Open)
1970 - Corfu (Open)
1969 - Greece National Championships (Open)
1968 - Moroccan International (Amateur)
1968 - Thessaloniki (Open)
1967 - Thessaloniki (Open)
1967 - Brussel Racing Club (Amateur)
1967 - Athena (Athens) Autumn (Amateur)
1967 - Israel Spring International Championships (Open)
1967 - Miami (Open)
1966 - Lucknow (Amateur)
1966 - Le Touquet (Open)
1966 - Le Touquet July Meeting (Open)
1966 - Mysore State Championships (Amateur)
1965 - Israel Autumn International Invitation (Open)
1965 - Thessaloniki (Open)
1965 - Knokke Le-Zoute (Amateur)
1965 - Trofeo Bonfiglio (Open)
1965 - Greece National Championships (Open)
1965 - Florida State Championship (Open)
1965 - Miami (Open)
1965 - Brussel Racing Club (Amateur)
1964 - South Florida (Open)
1964 - Greece National Championships (Open)
1964 - Oostende (Amateur)
1963 - Greece National Championships (Open)


Tournaments Costa Rica International - 1980 Costa Rica International - 1979 San Luis Potosi Open - 1975 US International Indoor Championships - 1974 Montana-Vermala - 1974 Aix-en-Provence - 1974 Midland International Indoors - 1974 Hampton - 1974 Roanoke Indoors - 1974 Ascona International - 1974 Baltimore International Indoors - 1974 Birmingham International Indoor - 1974 Garcia Classic - 1974 Mississippi International Indoors - 1974 Arkansas International - 1974 Canadian Indoors - 1974 Tempe Rotary Classic - 1974 Roland Garros - 1973 Italian International Championships - 1973 US International Indoor Championships - 1973 British Hard Court Championships - 1973 Montana-Vermala - 1973 Argentina International Championships - 1973 Barcelona International - 1973 Nottingham - 1973 South of England Championships - 1973 Valencia Open - 1973 Aix-en-Provence - 1973 Athena (Athens) - 1973 Davos - 1973 Senigallia - 1973 Midland International Indoors - 1973 Hampton - 1973 Taormina - 1973 Ancona - 1973 Des Moines International Indoors - 1973 Grado Invitation - 1973 Baltimore International Indoors - 1973 Birmingham International Indoor - 1973 Salt Lake International Indoors - 1973 Charleston International - 1973 Washington Indoor - II - 1973 Coupe Certina - Geneva - 1973 Canadian Indoors - 1973 Wimbledon - 1972 Roland Garros - 1972 Austrian International Championships - 1972 Italian International Championships - 1972 Yugoslavian International Championships - 1972 British Hard Court Championships - 1972 South of England Championships - 1972 Conde de Godo - 1972 Natal Championships - 1972 Wimbledon Plate (Consolation) - 1972 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1972 Western Province - 1972 Catania - 1972 Athena (Athens) - 1972 Vigo - 1972 Thessaloniki - 1972 La Coruna - 1972 Santander - 1972 Bilbao International - 1972 Eastern Province - 1972 Balkan Games - 1972 Aviles - 1972 Wimbledon - 1971 Roland Garros - 1971 Netherlands International Championships - 1971 Casablanca - 1971 Montana-Vermala - 1971 South African Championships - 1971 Portuguese International Championships - 1971 South of England Championships - 1971 Natal Championships - 1971 Aix-en-Provence - 1971 Lebanon International Championship - 1971 Mediterranean Games - 1971 Catania - 1971 Greece National Championships - 1971 Thessaloniki - 1971 Orange Free State - 1971 Eastern Mediterranean Championships - 1971 Porto - 1971 Bolzano International Championships - 1971 Border Championships - 1971 Eastern Province - 1971 Croatian International Championships - 1971 Balkan Games - 1971 Tilburg - 1971 Reggio Emilia - 1971 Wimbledon - 1970 Monte Carlo - 1970 Roland Garros - 1970 Netherlands International Championships - 1970 Kent Championships - 1970 Czechoslovakian International Championships - 1970 South of England Championships - 1970 Aix-en-Provence - 1970 Sicilian International Championships - 1970 Napoli - 1970 Catania - 1970 Athena (Athens) - 1970 Reggio Calabria - 1970 Parioli - 1970 Thessaloniki - 1970 Roland Garros Consolation - 1970 Border Championships - 1970 Balkan Games - 1970 Corfu - 1970 Orange Free State b - 1970 Wimbledon - 1969 Roland Garros - 1969 Miami - 1969 Italian International Championships - 1969 US International Indoor Championships - 1969 Bordeaux Tournament - 1969 Sicilian International Championships - 1969 Bavarian International Championships - 1969 Macon Indoor - 1969 Catania - 1969 St. Petersburg Masters Invitation - 1969 South American Championship - 1969 Jacksonville Invitation - 1969 Sao Paulo International - 1969 Ortisei - 1969 Pörtschach Championships - 1969 Greece National Championships - 1969 Roland Garros Consolation - 1969 Moroccan International - 1969 Nuremberg International - 1969 Eastern Mediterranean Championships - 1969 Chile International - 1969 Balkan Games - 1969 Wimbledon - 1968 Roland Garros - 1968 Austrian International Championships - 1968 French Covered Court Championships - 1968 Italian International Championships - 1968 International Championships of Egypt - Cairo - 1968 Montana-Vermala - 1968 International Championships of Egypt-Alexandria - 1968 Sicilian International Championships - 1968 Napoli - 1968 Bavarian International Championships - 1968 Düsseldorf International Tournament - 1968 Catania - 1968 Viareggio - 1968 Athena (Athens) - 1968 Ortisei - 1968 Thessaloniki - 1968 Israel Spring International Championships - 1968 Brussel Racing Club - 1968 Moroccan International - 1968 Senigallia - 1968 Tri-Country Championships - 1968 Wimbledon - 1967 Roland Garros - 1967 Miami - 1967 Queens Club Tournament - 1967 US International Indoor Championships - 1967 River Oaks Tournament - 1967 Dixie Championships - 1967 German International Championships - 1967 Deauville - 1967 West of England Championships - 1967 Bavarian International Championships - 1967 Düsseldorf International Tournament - 1967 Mediterranean Games - 1967 Austin Smith Championships - 1967 Altamira International Invitation - 1967 Colombia International - 1967 Mexico International - 1967 Curacao International - 1967 St. Petersburg Masters Invitation - 1967 Coupe Marcel Poree - 1967 Greece National Championships - 1967 Thessaloniki - 1967 Israel Spring International Championships - 1967 Brussel Racing Club - 1967 Brumana International - 1967 Athena (Athens) Autumn - 1967 Le Touquet August - 1967 Elbe Cup - 1967 Balkan Games - 1967 Roland Garros - 1966 International Championships of Egypt - Cairo - 1966 International Championships of Egypt-Alexandria - 1966 South African Championships - 1966 Le Touquet - 1966 Le Touquet July Meeting - 1966 Western India Championships - 1966 Oostende - 1966 Southern India Championships - 1966 Asian Championships - 1966 Kampala - 1966 Stuttgart - 1966 Central India Championships - 1966 Knokke Le-Zoute - 1966 Lucknow - 1966 All India Hard Courts - 1966 National and Northern India Championships - 1966 Mysore State Championships - 1966 Andhra Pradesh State - 1966 Tri-Nation - 1966 Wimbledon - 1965 Roland Garros - 1965 St. Moritz - 1965 Miami - 1965 Italian International Championships - 1965 US International Indoor Championships - 1965 Dixie Championships - 1965 German International Championships - 1965 West of England Championships - 1965 Florida State Championship - 1965 South Florida - 1965 Caribe Hilton Championships - 1965 Good Neighbor Tournament - 1965 Austin Smith Championships - 1965 Altamira International Invitation - 1965 Colombia International - 1965 Mexico International - 1965 Bastad - 1965 Masters Invitation - 1965 Trofeo Bonfiglio - 1965 Greece National Championships - 1965 Thessaloniki - 1965 Brussel Racing Club - 1965 Knokke Le-Zoute - 1965 Philadelphia Indoors - 1965 Israel Autumn International Invitation - 1965 Coupe de Galea - 1965 Trinidad International - 1965 Finland International Championships - 1965 Balkan Games - 1965 Wimbledon - 1964 Roland Garros - 1964 Queens Club Tournament - 1964 Italian International Championships - 1964 International Championships of Egypt - Cairo - 1964 International Championships of Egypt-Alexandria - 1964 West of England Championships - 1964 Hungarian International Championships - 1964 Oostende - 1964 Conde de Godo - 1964 Menton - 1964 Florida State Championship - 1964 South Florida - 1964 Team Matches - Egypt - 1964 Austin Smith Championships - 1964 Cannes Montfleury - 1964 Greece National Championships - 1964 Nice Mediterranean T.C. - 1964 Bilbao International - 1964 Florida Gold Coast - 1964 Saint-Sebastien - 1964 Queens Club Tournament - 1963 Dixie Championships - 1963 Florida State Championship - 1963 South Florida - 1963 Austin Smith Championships - 1963 Turkish International Championships (Turkey Open) - 1963 Trofeo Bonfiglio - 1963 Greece National Championships - 1963 Florida Gold Coast - 1963 Lago Mar Invitation - 1963 Tri-Country Championships - 1963 Mexico International - 1962 Cincinnati - 1960 Northwestern Ohio - 1960

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