Taygan is Turkish - white Russian descent. He won during his career 19 doubles titles on the ATP Tour and reached 19 finals in addition. His dual record of games won was 297-180, the individual balance sheet 74-120. His biggest success of Americans in 1982, when he won the doubles competition of the French Open with his compatriot Sherwood Stewart. In the double world ranking he reached on 16 May 1983, 8th place in the individual rankings he came on December 26, 1979 to rank 67th Ferdi Taygan is married and has two daughters.