Paul Wekesa

Paul Wekesa ( born July 2, 1967 in Nairobi ) is a former Kenyan tennis players.


Wekesa studied at Chapman University in Orange, California, where in 1987 he won the NCAA doubles title. He was in the same year professional tennis player and reached the final of the Challenger tournament in Nairobi. The following year, he was able to win the individual title of Nairobi, he also won in Tel Aviv on the side of Roger Smith his first doubles title on the ATP World Tour. In total he won three doubles titles during his career, three more times he stood in a final. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1988 with position 96 in the singles and in 1991 with position 73 in doubles.

His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the third round of the U.S. Open 1994. 's Doubles competition he came also in 1990 at the U.S. Open to the quarter-finals.

He played 1986-1998 26 single and double eleven appearances for the Kenyan Davis Cup team. Until 1991, played his team in the Africa Group, from 1992 in the Euro / Africa Group, which he also denied games against Denmark, Luxembourg and Ireland.

Tournament Win

Double ( 3)