Amos Mansdorf

Amos Mansdorf ( born October 20, 1965 in Tel Aviv ) is a former Israeli tennis player.


Mans village grew up in Ramat haScharon. In 1983 he became a professional tennis player, but had at the same time begin his military service. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in he went to the demonstration in tournaments for players under the age of 21, but in which no medals were awarded. After the end of his military service, he won his first tournament on the ATP World Tour in Johannesburg. The following year he won his home tournament in Tel Aviv, where he defeated Jimmy Connors in the semifinals and the finals Brad Gilbert. Previously, he had already been there in 1985 in the final. 1990, 1993 and 1994, he came again into the finals of the tournament, but could not regain it. Overall, he won six tournament victories on the ATP World Tour, including the Paris Masters and the Heineken Open.

Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1987 with position 18 in the singles and in 1986 with position 67 in doubles. His best individual result at Grand Slam tournaments was the quarterfinals of the Australian Open in 1992. Doubles competition he could each reach the knockout round of the Australian Open and the French Open.

Mans village played 1984-1994 35 single and 12 double roles for the Israeli Davis Cup team. In 1987, he was with Israel in the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup, but lost in 4-0 defeat in two individual encounters. In the Summer Olympics 1988, he went to Israel and was eliminated in the third round to eventual Silbermedaillisten Tim Mayotte made ​​.

Mans village ended his professional career in 1994, as he left his power could not retrieve it because of the chronic fatigue syndrome. He was between 2000 and 2004 Team leader of the Israeli Davis Cup team.