Jeremy Bates (tennis)
Bates was a professional tennis player in 1982. Along with Jo Durie, he won the Mixed competitions 1987 in Wimbledon and 1991 at the Australian Open. Together with Peter Lundgren, he also starred in the 1988 doubles final of the Australian Open. He won in his career, a single tournament on the ATP World Tour, as well as three double matches. His highest placement on the tennis world ranking was number 54 in 1995 and 1991 single space 25 in doubles.
Bates played between 1985 and 1994 36 single and 15 double roles for the British Davis Cup team. His greatest success with the team was participating in the quarterfinals of the World Group, which Australia won 4-1. He lost it on the side of Colin Dowdeswell double the encounter, as well as his single match against Pat Cash. His second singles match against Paul McNamee he could win.
In the Summer Olympics 1988, he took up in singles and doubles for the UK. In doubles, he parted on the side of Andrew Castle against the double of Yugoslavia in the first round. He arrived with a victory against Gilad Bloom the second round where he lost to the later Goldmedaillisten Miloslav Mečíř.
After his retirement from professional sport, he was team leader of Britain's Davis Cup team.