Ion Tiriac

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Romania, Businessman
May 9, 1939

Ion Țiriac (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon t͡siriˈak]; born 9 May 1939), also known as the 'Brașov Bulldozer'[3] is a Romanian businessman and former professional tennis and ice hockey player.[4] A former top 10 player, he is the winner of one grand slam title, the 1970 French Open in men's doubles. Tiriac was the first man to play against a woman in a sanctioned tennis tournament (against Abigail Maynard, in 1975). The highlight of his ice hockey career was participating as defenseman in the Romanian national team at the 1964 Winter Olympics.

Also known as Tennis Player

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