Dimitri Poliakov

Dmitri Nikolayevich Polyakov (Russian: Дмитрий Николаевич Поляков; born January 19, 1968 in Kiev, Soviet Union ) is a retired Ukrainian tennis player, who played at the beginning of his career first for the Soviet Union.

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Dmitri Polyakov won a total of nine tournaments of the Challenger Tour in his career, including four in singles and five in doubles. On the ATP Tour, he was in 1991 in Kitzbühel, together with the Peruvian Pablo Arraya in the finals of the doubles competition, but lost to Tomás Carbonell and Francisco Roig in three sets. In the same year Polyakov won his only singles title. In Croatia Umag he defeated the Spaniard Javier Sánchez 6-4, 6-4. Its highest ranking in the world ranking was number 93 in a single on 10 June 1991 and 119th in doubles on July 13, 1993. Polyakov took part in all the Grand Slams, but never got beyond the second round in singles and the first round of the double addition.

Between 1990 and 1998, Polyakov played in the Davis Cup. He first came in 1990 and 1991 for the Soviet team before he played from 1993 for Ukraine. With a total of 18 appearances, he won eleven of thirteen individual lots. In doubles, his statistics with 9:7 victories is also positive. Polyakov and Andrei Medvedev are common with seven double victories, the most successful double pair of Ukrainian Davis Cup history.