Aleksandr Metreveli

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Metreveli, Aleksandr Iraklievich


Born Nov. 2, 1944, in Tbilisi. Soviet tennis player. Honored Master of Sport (1966). Journalist.

Between 1966 and 1973, Metreveli was tennis champion of the USSR 17 times. Between 1967 and 1973 he was champion of Europe nine times in various classes. In 1967–72, Metreveli was a repeated winner of open championships in Asia, the Arab Republic of Egypt, India, and in several states of the Common-wealth of Australia.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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