Full name: Bradley N. "Brad" Gilbert
Nickname(s): The Beej
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 174 lbs (79 kg)
Born: August 9, 1961 in Oakland, California, United States
Country: United States
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
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. Gilbertâs 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 menâs 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 â [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.
|1988 Summer||27||Seoul||Tennis||Men's Singles||United States||USA||3T||Bronze|
|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|