British-Canadian former Tennis star Greg Rusedski was renowned on the tour for having one of the biggest serves around, holding the world record of 149mph for many years. Turning professional in 1991, Greg enjoyed a sixteen year career, representing both Canada and the UK during his time on court. Reaching the status of British No.1 in both 1997 and 1999, Greg was a consistent and high performing Tennis star who was part of one of the golden eras of men’s tennis. An ideal tennis speaker for events, Greg has a number of anecdotal tales to share with audiences, providing an insight into the world of elite sport.
Winning his first singles tournament at the Hall of Fame championship in Rhode Island in 1993, Rusedski went on to reach the singles final of the US Open in 1997, narrowly losing to Pat Rafter in four sets. It was at this time that Greg reached his highest career ranking of fourth in the world. Discussing what it takes to be on top of your game in all aspects of life as a sports speaker, Greg’s engaging style of delivery makes him one of the most desirable personalities on the after dinner speaker circuit.
Among many highlights of Greg’s career, the summer of 2005 was one of his finest. Defeating Vince Spadea to successfully defend his Hall of Fame Championship title, Greg also reached the finals of the RCA Championships and the Canada Masters. These impressive performances allowed Greg to reclaim the British No.1 ranking towards the end of the year. A revered player in his era of tennis, Greg participated in some of the most momentous matches in history, experiences that lend well to exciting stories as a tennis speaker.
After partnering Jamie Murray to a doubles victory over the Netherlands in the Davis Cup in 2007, Rusedski officially announced his retirement live on the BBC with Sue Barker. After his retirement, Greg has enjoyed a diverse and successful media career in both tabloid newspapers and broadcasting. An ongoing member of the BBC Wimbledon team, Greg is a respected commentator and analyst, delivering expert advice learnt from a life on the court. Working as TV presenter for also Eurosport and Sky Sports, Greg has proven to be a compelling and intriguing personality for a number of television productions.
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