Mansour Bahrami

Mansour Bahrami (Persian منصور بهرامی; born April 26, 1956 in Arak ) is a former Iranian tennis player.

Even in his early youth he worked as a ball boy at a sports complex in Tehran. Here he watched some of the best Iranian tennis player, but was never allowed to play itself. At the age of 16 he was accepted into the Iranian Davis Cup team, where he was able to repeatedly win battles.

By the Iranian revolution of 1979, he could no longer play in his home and went into exile in France. But his best days as a single player were over, so he focused more on the double. Here he reached with his partner Eric Winogradsky 1989, the final of the French Open.

In 1993 he was allowed to begin again for Iran in the Davis Cup and played until 1997 a total of 22 games in singles and doubles which he won fourteen.

Surprisingly, Bahrami could win the ATP Champions Tour tournament in Doha 1999. He defeated during this tournament Pat Cash, Yannick Noah and Henri Leconte.

In 2002 and 2003 he returned once in the ATP Tour.

Bahramis comedic talent also made ​​him one, just for his world ranking, very popular player on show tournaments. He plays every year more double games at Aegon Masters of the ATP Champions Tour.