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Brad Gilbert

Full name: Bradley N. "Brad" Gilbert
Nickname(s): The Beej
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 9, 1961 in Oakland, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Tennis

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Brad Gilbert was a professional tennis player who won 20 pro singles tournaments during his career, adding three doubles titles. His best world ranking was #4, which he achieved in January 1990. Gilbert’s best finish at Grand Slam singles were quarter-final appearances at the US Open in 1987 and at Wimbledon in 1990. He made the finals of the 1989 WCT Championship, and went to the semi-finals of the 1987 Tour Finals, and in all, Gilbert had 20 runner-up finishes in singles events on the pro tennis tour. Gilbert also won a men’s singles bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics. His best year on tour was 1989 when he won five singles titles, and claimed wins over four future Hall of Famers – [Pete Sampras], [Michael Chang], [Boris Becker], and [Stefan Edberg].

After retiring from competition in 1995, Gilbert coached [Andre Agassi] from 1994-2002, helping him win six majors during that period. He later coached [Andy Roddick] in 2003-04, during which time Roddick made the 2004 Wimbledon final, and Gilbert then moved on to coach [Andy Murray] in 2006-07. He has also coached [Sam Querrey] and [Kei Nishikori]. Since his playing days ended, Gilbert is probably known for his work as a tennis analyst on television for tennis events, including with ESPN and the BBC.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Tennis Men's Singles United States USA 3T Bronze

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Tennis United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1988-09-28 Mayotte (USA) 3, Gilbert (USA) 0 0
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Tennis United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 1 1988-09-26 Gilbert (USA) 3, Jaite (ARG) 2 3
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Tennis United States USA Round Three Match #5 1 1988-09-24 Gilbert (USA) 3, Seguso (USA) 0 3
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Tennis United States USA Round Two Match #9 1 1988-09-22 Gilbert (USA) 3, Cherkasov (URS) 1 3
1988 Summer 27 Seoul Tennis United States USA Round One Match #17 1 Gilbert (USA) 3, Tauson (DEN) 0 3
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