Greg Rusedski

Gregory Greg Rusedski is a British former tennis player who represented Canada until 1995. Born and raised in Canada, Rusedski turned professional in 1991 and played until his retirement onApril 2007, at the age of 33. He was the UK numberin 1997 and again in 1999, and reached the ATP ranking of World No.for periods fromOctober 1997 toOctober 1997 and fromMay 1998 toJune 1998. He reached the US Open final in 1997 and received the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award in the same year. Also, he scoredwins andlosses with the Great Britain Davis Cup team.

Rusedski was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada to an English mother and a father born in Germany of Polish and Ukrainian descent. He was a very promising junior player in Canada in the 1980s and subsequently caused some anger in Canada when he decided to adopt British citizenship and play for Britain in 1995. Rusedski has been with his wife Lucy Connor since 1991, when they met while he was competing in a junior tournament where she was a ball girl. They married in a Roman Catholic ceremony at Douai Abbey in West Berkshire in December 1999. They have two children a daughter born in 2006 and a son born in 2009. Rusedski is an Arsenal football supporter.

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