He served as a ballboy at the Davis Cup tie between France vs Hungary in Budapest in 1949.
His sporting career was almost broken by the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. He was out in the street, as most of the young people. First, he was arrested in April 1957, and then was sentenced to three years in prison,however fortunately he was released after 18 months in November 1958.
He won the Hungarian National championship in mixed doubles (with Eva Szabo) in 1968 and he won three times with his club (Budapest Dozsa) in team competition (1954-1956). He was No.2 tennis player in Hungary in 1963.
At the age of 32, he became coach at his club (Vasas); he was one of the first coaches of the young Balazs Taroczy.
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