He was the first player to win the French Open without dropping a set. With over a 100 titles in Singles and Doubles combined, Nastase was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1991. Nastase won the season-ending ATP title 4 times in
Tennis personalities were now becoming household names - Billie Jean King, Rod Laver, Chris Evert, Jimmy Connors, Arthur Ashe, Nastase, Rod Laver, Bjorn Borg and the prize money continued to grow as the game began its 100th year in 1974.
Former world number one tennis player Ilie Nastase was arrested twice on Friday, Romanian authorities have said. The 71-year-old was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, before later being pulled over for driving a scooter without a valid licence. -
Ilie Nastase dominated in the opening years and it was Ivan Lendl who took charge during the 80's, reaching unprecedented nine straight final in New York and winning five titles. The 90's were reserved for Pete Sampras who scored five titles from six
LONDON (AP) — Ilie Nastase had two tennis bans reduced by eight months and his fine doubled to $20,000 on Wednesday following his appeal of International Tennis Federation sanctions for foul-mouthed comments and misconduct as the Romanian Fed ...
LONDON (AP) — Ilie Nastase had two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year. The International Tennis Federation suspended the ... - -
Illie Nastase juga dikenal sebagai petenis yang memenangkan gelar Prancis Terbuka tanpa kalah satu set pun! Nastase pun dilantik sebagai anggota Hall of Fame Tennis Internasional pada tahun 1991. Nastase memenangkan gelar ATP Finals empat kali ...
Tennis has been transformed over the last five decades by TV, money, technology, equipment, fashion and politics. But through all of that, the players have remained at the heart of the game. As part of our golden anniversary celebration of the Open era
On this day 39 years ago, Ilie Nastase and John McEnroe had played in the second round of the US Open, with the youngster prevailing 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-2. There was nothing strange in this result, with one of the world's most talented player and a New York ...
'Va trebui să-și găsească un antrenor. Ilie Năstase a fost genial, de-aia consideră că Simona nu are nevoie de un antrenor. Năstase, Federer sunt din categoria celor geniali. Pentru o fată, este mai greu fără antrenor. Și Simona este genială, dar îi
The outbursts angered Williams, who condemned Nastase's behavior towards her and her fellow tennis players a day after the tie via Instagram. "It disappoints me to know we live in a society in which people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist - -
'With due to respect, Serena Williams is 36 years old and 90kgs, I would like something else for women's tennis,' Tiriac said last month. Nastase said: 'They are way too sensitive at this age when they are about to retire. What could Ion Tiriac say? He
The former tennis star Ilie Nastase, already under investigation for making a racist jibe about the colour of Serena Williams's unborn baby, provoked further uproar on Saturday after calling Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong and player Johanna - -
Former world number 1 Ilie Nastase commented on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo featuring Simona Halep in the Thursday edition earlier this week. For Nastase, it's better to ignore all this stuff: 'I saw what they did, but it's a satirical
The past week in tennis was dominated by an onslaught of news. Some good, some bad -- and some downright ugly, no thanks to the controversy orchestrated by former world No. 1 Ilie Nastase. It began last Wednesday with some happy news, when Serena ... -