Who is who in the Georgian Tennis ?

Abashkin Peter (1948)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 60 years. Was part of the united team of the USSR. The trainer - M.Kldiashvili

Abashkin Victor (1950)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 60-70 years. In structure of the united team of Georgia  the prize-winner of the Games of Peoples of the USSR in 1967. The trainer - M.Kldiashvili

Akhaladze Anatoli (1972)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 90 years. Was part of united team of Georgia on debut in draw of Davis Cup in 1994. The trainer - G.Akhaladze

Akhaladze Givi (1941)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 60-70 years. The multitime champion of Georgia in the pair category together with Vladimir Goglidze. In structure of united team of Georgia has taken the second place on the Games of Peoples of the USSR in 1967. The trainer - M.Kobalija

Antadze Tamaz (1936-2002)

The well-known Georgian handballer. The deserved trainer of Georgia. T.Antadze belongs the big merit in construction of tennis stadium in the city of Telavi

Antonjan Inga (1967)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 80 years. The champion of the USSR among juniors in structure of united team of Georgia  in 1980. The trainer - R.Abjandadze

Asatiani Vladimir (1948)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 60 years.  Was part of united team of the USSR. Successfully works as the trainer in city Batumi. The trainer - G.Tokhadze
Bakradze Aleksi (1943)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 60 years. The trainer - M.Kldiashvili
Bakradze Mzia (1930)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 40-50 years. The champion of the USSR among juniors in the mixed category together with Victor Uraevsky. The trainer A.Hanguljan
Bakradze-Krupennikova Tatiana (1920)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 30-50 years. The trainer - J.Homer

Bakshi Victor (1955)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 70-80 years. Now successfully works as the trainer. The trainer - T.Chimerina
Barnabishvili Nodar (1940-1988)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 60 years . The prize-winner of the Games of schoolboys of the USSR in structure of the united team of Georgia in 1957-1958. Tragically was lost on duty. The trainer A.Elerdashvili
Bokuchava Eka (1970)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 80 years. The champion of the USSR among juniors in 1985 and the prize-winner of the Games of Peoples of the USSR in structure of the united team of Georgia in 1986. The trainer - R.Abzhandadze

Burchuladze Konstantin (1982)

One of the strongest player of the modern Georgia. Participated in competitions on Davis Cup in structure of the united team of Georgia

Chachua Murman (1951)
The sports journalist. The founder and the publisher of the first tennis newspaper in the Georgian language "Chogburti" (1997)

Chaduneli Mikhail (1980)
The champion of Georgia in 2000. In 2001 participated in competitions on Davis Cup in structure of the united team of  Georgia

Chakhnashvili Margalita (1982)

One of the strongest players of the modern Georgia. The leader of  the united team of Georgia in draw of  the Cup of Federations. The first  trainer - G.Tokhadze

Chakhunashvili Givi (1933-2003)
The champion of the USSR among juniors in the pair category in 1948. The champion of the USSR among juniors in the mixed category in 1948-1950. Last years worked as the main trainer of a sports society of the Dynamo. The trainer -  A.Hanguljan
Chakseliani Sozar (1939-1993)
During many years director of tennis courts in the city Pitsunda. It is killed by the Abkhazian separatists

Chanturia Giorgy (1989)

The champion of the Georgia in 2005.
Charkhalashvili Otar (1932-1984)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 50-60 years. The deserved trainer of Georgia. The trainer V.Serebrennikov

Chikhladze Lado (1985)

One of the most perspective tennis players of Georgia. Member of the united team in draw of Davis Cup . First trainer - T.Kakulia

Chimerina Tamar (1912-2002)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 30-40 years. The trainer - J.Homer
Devidze Salome (1986)

One of the strongest players of the modern Georgia. Many times took part in draw Fed Cup . Lives in the USA. First trainer - A.Karangozishvili

Dididze Vakhtang (Guguli) (1912-1991)

The known sports figure and the trainer. The judge of the All-Union category (1938). First trainer Ivan Elerdashvili, Givi Kokaia, Victor Uraevsky and many others

Elerdashvili Archil (1920-1987)

The deserved trainer of Georgia. Has finished the Petersburg institute of physical culture and sports. During many years worked in the Georgian institute physical culture and sports. Has brought up known trainers on tennis such as - Marlen Kobalia, Rena Abjandadze, Marina, Niko, Gela, Gia Elerdashvili, Guram Tokhadze, Givi Akhaladze, Alexi Verulava, Otar Charkhalashvili, sister Marina and Irina Malatsidze. The trainer J.Homer
Elerdashvili Gela (1965)

Archil Elerdashvili's son. One of the strongest players in 80 years. Has finished the Georgian institute of the physical culture and sports. Works as the trainer in L.Meskhi's Tennis Academy. Chairman of board of judges of the Georgian Tennis Federation. The trainer - A.Elerdashvili

Elerdashvili Gia (1958)

Ivan Elerdashvili's son. The multitime champion of Georgia, The champion of the USSR among juniors, the owner of the Cup of the USSR in structure of the united team of Georgia. Was part of combined team of the USSR. The trainer - I.Elerdashvili
Elerdashvili Marina (1955)

Ivan Elerdashvili's  daughter. One of leaders players of Georgia in 70-80 years. The trainer - I.Elerdashvili

Elerdashvili Niko (1959-2003)

Archil Elerdashvili's son. Has finished the Georgian institute of the physical culture and sports. Worked as the trainer in Telavi. During many years worked as the main trainer of the united team of Georgia. The captain of national Georgian teams on draw of Davis CupIn in 1995-1996 and 2001-2003. L.Meskhi's personal trainer in 1992-1995. The trainer A.Elerdashvili

Esebua Nino (1984)
One of the strongest players in 90 years. The champion of the countries of the East Europe in 2000. Member of  the united team of Georgia in draw of the Cup of Federations. The trainer - D.Islamov

Garibashvili Grigol (1933)
The deserved trainer of Georgia. One of the strongest players in 50-60 years.
In the united team of Georgia won a silver medal on draw of the Cup of the USSR in 1952. His best player Nino Luarsabishvili - champion of the world among girls in 1993. The trainer - M.Kldiashvili

Gegelashvili Iuri (1917-1999)

The judge of the All-Union category (1956). During many years was one of leading judges of the USSR

Gelashvili Levan  (1977)

One of leading players of Georgia in 90 years. The champion of the USSR among juniors. The participant of draw of Davis Cup in 1994. The trainer - T.Lejus
Geradze Irina (1969)

The champion of youth games in structure of the united team of Georgia in 1985. The champion of youth games in the pair category together with Leila Meskhi in 1985. The prize-winner of the Games of Peoples of the USSR in structure of the united team of Georgia in 1986 . The trainer R.Abjandadze

Gevorkjan Roman (1960)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 80 years. Member of the united team of the USSR. The participant of the Games of Peoples of the USSR. The trainer - G.Chakhunashvili
Gigineishvili Levan (1972)

One of the strongest juniors in 80 years. The champion of Georgia among juniors. The trainer R.Abjandadze

Gogelia Konstantin (1970)

One of the strongest juniors in 80 years. The trainer - T.Kakulia

Gogilashvili David (1976)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 90 years. Member of the united team of Georgia on draw of Davis Cup 1994. The trainer - R.Abjandadze

Gogilashvili Ivan (1941)

The judge of the All-Union category (1969)
Gongadze Nukri (1946)
During many years worked in Sports committee of Georgia as the chief of the medical management. Now in Federation of Tennis of Georgia heads a medical board

Guliashvili David (1911-1943)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 30 years. The champion of Georgia in 1936. Trained under the direction of well-known French tennis player Henri Cochet in 1937. Was lost during war. The trainer J.Homer

Gunchin Valery (1952-1985)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 70 years. The trainer M.Kldiashvili

Islamov David (1963)
The well-known trainer. One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia among juniors in 80 years . The trainer - M.Kldiashvili

Itonishvili Nodar (1986)

One of the strongest players of the modern Georgia. Multitime Champion of the Georgia among juniors

Jorbenadze Nodar (1935-1997)
The founder and the President of tennis club " Geimi-90 "
Jordania Niaz (1943-1995)
The tennis player from city Batumi.  Worked as the trainer in Batumi. The trainer - G.Tokhadze
Jukovski Evgeni (1911-1998)
The judge of the All-Union category (1965)

Kandelaki Victor (1906-1988)
The president and vice-president of Federation of Tennis of Georgia in 50-70 years. The judge of the All-Union category (1954)

Kapanadze Guram (1933-1998)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 50 years. The champion of Georgia in 1957. Further the known doctor and the writer. The candidate of medical sciences. Trainer A.Hanguljan

Karangozishvili Alexsander (1961)
One of the strongest juniors of Georgia in 70 years. Works as the trainer. First trainer S.Devidze. The trainer G.Chakhunashvili

Katsarava Zurab (1958)
Worked in Sports committee of Georgia as the main trainer of tennis in 80 years. Since 1991 the general secretary of Georgian Tennis Federation

Kavlashvili Tinatin (1987)
One of the strongest player of the modern Georgia. The champion of Georgia in 2000. The champion of the countries of the East Europe in 2001. Participated in competitions on Fed Cup in structure of the united team of Georgia. The trainer - M.Malatsidze

Kekelia Archil (1957)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 70 years. Vice-president of the L.Meshi's Tennis Academy. One of the leading sports commentators of Georgia. Trainer S.Tukhareli
Kekelia Khatuna (1955)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 70 years. Trainer S.Tukhareli
Kereselidze Dimitri (1936-1993)
The judge of the All-Union category (1967)
Kereselidze Merab (1939)
T
he champion of the USSR among juniors as a member of united teams of city of  Tbilisi and Dinamo (Tbilisi) (1956).  Candidate  of the technical sciences. The trainer M.Kldiashvili
Kereselidze Tengiz (1929)
One of the strongest tennis players in 50 years. The trainer - V.Dididze

Khanguljan Aram (1901-1974)
The deserved trainer of Georgia and the USSR (1967). One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 20-30 years. In structure of united teams of Georgia has taken the second place on the Games of Peoples of the USSR in 1928. With 1932 for 1969 the main trainer of the sports society of the Dynamo. The judge of the All-Union category (1973). A.Metreveli's trainer
Khelaia Nunu (1918)
The champion of the USSR among girls in 1936. The trainer A.Hanguljan

Kldiashvili Mariam (1914-1995)
The deserved trainer of Georgia and the USSR (1971). During many years was the senior trainer of united teams of Georgia

Kobaidze Alexsander (1940)
The first secretary of a district committee of the CPSU of city Telavi in 70-80 years. Under his management in the city of Telavi the tennis stadium has been constructed
Kobalia Marlen (1927)
One of well-known trainers of Georgia. The deserved trainer of Georgia. The judge of the All-Union category (1965). The trainer - A.Hanguljan

Kokia Lamara (1933)
The champion of the USSR among girls in the mixed category together with Givi Chakhunashvili (1948,1949,1950)

Krupennikov Boris (1918)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 40 years. In 1945 has come in ten the strongest tennis players of the USSR. The trainer J.Homer
Kupreishvili Giorgi (1971)

One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 80 years. Was part of a united team of the USSR among juniors.The trainer - T.Kakulia

Kvaratskhelia David (1969
One of the strongest tennis players in 80 years. The prize-winner of the Games of Peoples of the USSR  in structure of the united team of Georgia in 1986. Lives and works in the USA. The trainer G.Akhaladze

Kvatsabaia Sophia (1988)

The champion of the Georgia in 2005.
Lejus Thomas (1941)

The multitime champion of the USSR. The deserved trainer of Georgia. Worked as the trainer in the city of Telavi in 1983-1984. Worked as the trainer of the united team of Georgia 1985-1987 years

Lejava Gia (1967)

One of the strongest players among juniors in 80 years. The trainer - G.Garibashvili
Lukashvili Givi (1938)
The champion of the USSR in the structure of the united team of the Dynamo in 1954, the champion of the USSR among juniors in structure of the united team of city Tbilisi (the winter championship) and the united team of the Dynamo (Tbilisi) (the summer championship) in 1956. The champion of the USSR among juniors in the pair and mixed categories together with Leonard Mdzinarishvili and Irina Riazanova - Ermolova in 1956. Lives in the USA. The trainer A.Hanguljan

Malaiants Artem (1946)
The judge of the All-Union category (1980)
Malatsidze Marina (1963)
One of the strongest players of Georgia
in 80 years. The champion of the USSR among juniors in the structure of the united team of Georgia in 1980. Successfully works as the trainer in L.Meskhi's Tennis Academy. The trainer - S.Tukhareli

Margalitadze Vladimir (1976)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia of the beginning in 90 years. The champion of Georgia 1994 - 1995. Member of the united team of Georgia in competitions on Davis Cup. The trainer - T.Kakulia
Mdzinarishvili Leonard (1938)
The champion of the USSR in structure of the united team of the Dynamo in 1954. The champion of the USSR among juniors in structure of the united team of city Tbilisi (the winter championship) and in structure of the united team of the Dynamo (Tbilisi) (the summer championship) in 1956. The champion of Georgia 1960 and 1971. The doctor of mathematical sciences. The trainer - A.Hanguljan

Medzmariashvili Nodar (1933)
Minister of construction in 70-80 years and the President of Georgian Tennis Federation. Under his management in Georgia the first winter courts have been constructed

Megeneishvili Cezar (1937)
The trainer from city Kutaisi. The champion of Georgia among juniors in 1953. The trainer - J.Homer

Melikishvili Sophia (1987)
One of the strongest players of the modern Georgia. Member of the united team of Georgia in competitions on the Cup of Federations. The first trainer - M.Malatsidze

Merekiul Esper (1907-1966)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 20-30 years

Meskhi Victor (1987)

One of the strongest players of the modern Georgia. Member of the united team of Georgia in competitions on the "Davis Cup" (2005)

Metreveli Alexsander - junior (1976)
A.Metreveli's son. One of the strongest players of Georgia among juniors in 80 years. The trainer - V.Bakshi
Metreveli Irakli (1967)
A.Metreveli's son. The champion of the USSR among juniors in the structure of united team of Georgia in 1985. The prize-winner of the Games of Peoples of the USSR in 1986. The first trainer - M.Kobalia
Metreveli Lali (1965)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 80 years. The trainer R.Abjandadze
Metreveli Peter (1941)
A.Metreveli's brother. One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 60-70 years. The multitime champion of Georgia in the pair category together with Grant Musaeljan. The candidate of physical and mathematical sciences. The deputy of parliament of Georgia. The trainer - A.Hanguljan

Mgaloblishvili Lamara (1947)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 60 years. The trainer - M.Kobalia
Mikadze Tatia (1988)

One of the strongest players of modern Georgia. The champion of Georgia in 2002-2003. The trainer - G.Tokhadze
Minaeva Klavdia (1919-1992)

Multitime champion of  Georgia. The trainer - A.Hanguljan

Mirianashvili Giorgi (1967)
The champion of the USSR in 1985 among juniors in structure of united team of Georgia in 1985. The trainer - G.Tokhadze
Mirianashvili Guram (1930-1999)
The first president of independent Georgia Tennis Federation (1991-1994). Minister of construction in 90 years
Musaeljan Grant (1940-1996)
The deserved trainer of Georgia (1984).
The champion of the USSR as a member of the "Dynamo" team (1957). The champion of the USSR among juniors as a member of united teams of city of  Tbilisi and Dinamo (Tbilisi) (1956). The multitime champion of Georgia in the pair category together with Peter Metreveli. The trainer of the national team of Georgia in 80 years. Was part of the united team of the USSR in 1958-1959. Tragically was lost. The trainer A.Hanguljan
Nadibaidze Pavle (1963)
Vice-president of the L.Meskhi's Tennis Academy. L. Meskhi's Husband
Nozadze David (1962)
One of the leading trainers of Georgia. Many years worked as the trainer in Egypt. Now works in Moscow. The trainer - M.Kldiashvili

Osipov Vladimir (1952)

The champion of Georgia in 1972. The owner of the Cup of the USSR. The trainer - M.Kldiashvili

Pantskhava Revaz (1931-1995)
The champion of the USSR among juniors in 1947, the champion of the USSR among juniors in the pair category in 1947-1948

Papunashvili Revaz (1954)
Member of Federation of Tennis of Georgia in 1991-1997. Has much made for development of tennis in the city of Telavi

Podporin Pavel (1918-1942)
The tennis player from city Sukhumi. The champion of the USSR among juniors in 1936. Was lost in the second world war

Prashker Anatoli (1958)

One of the strongest tennis players among juniors in 70 years. The trainer - M.Kobalia

Pugaeva Margarita (1935)

Multitime  champion of the USSR among juniors  in mixed cathegory

Radkevich Elen (1928)
The champion of the USSR among girls in 1946
Razmadze Levan (1966)
One of the strongest tennis players among juniors in 80 years. Vice-president of Georgian Tennis Federation. The trainer - S.Tukhareli
Revazishvili Giorgi (1982)
The champion of Georgia in 1998. In structure of the national team of Georgia participated in competitions on Davis Cup. The trainer - G.Tokhadze
Riazanova Liudmila (1943-2000)
The champion of the USSR in the pair category in 1962. The trainer - V.Serebrennikov
Rukhadze Natela (1948)
One of the strongest players of  Georgia in 60 years. The trainer - M.Kobalia
Sagaradze Mamuka (1963)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia among juniors in 80 years. The trainer M.Kldiashvili

Samkharadze Givi (1978)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 90 years. In structure of the national team of Georgia participated in competitions on Davis Cup. The trainer - P.Sekhniashvili
Santeladze Giorgi (1968)
The trainer. Successfully works in L.Meshi's Tennis Academy
Sekhniashvili Paata (1962)
One of the strongest tennis players in 70-80 years. The champion of Georgia in 1982. Works as the trainer. The trainer - S.Tukhareli

Senchurov Boris (1946)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 60-70 years.
The champion of the USSR as a member of the "Dynamo" team (1966). Works as the trainer. The trainer - A.Hanguljan
Serebrennikov Boris (1908-1965)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 20-30 years. Has come in ten the strongest tennis players of the USSR in 1931. Has taken the second place on the Games of Peoples of the USSR in structure of the united team of Georgia in 1928. The trainer - J.Homer
Serebrennikov Vladimir (1912-1967)
One of the strongest tennis players of Georgia in 30-40 years. The deserved trainer of the USSR. The trainer - J.Homer
Shalamberidze Dimitry (1934-2004)
The judge of the All-Union category (1968)
Siamashvili Joseb (1976)
One of the strongest players in 90 years. In 1994 participated in competitions on Davis Cup  in  structure of the united team of Georgia. Trainer S.Tukhareli
Simonjan Alexander (1970)
One of the strongest players in 80-90 years. The trainer - G.Akhaladze

Tamirova Lika (1972)
Champion of the USSR in the pair category among girls in 1989. Was a member of a united team of the USSR

Tatishvili Ana (1990)

One of the strongest  players in the modern Georgia. Lives and trains in the USA. First trainer - A.Pogosova

Tinikashvili Oleg (1928)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 50 years. The finalist of the Cup of the USSR in  structure of the united team of Georgia in 1952. The trainer - M.Kldiashvili

Tkhinvaleli Vakhtang (1935)

The well-known  trainer. Has brought up many good tennis players

Tokhadze Guram (1934)
The deserved trainer of Georgia. Has brought up many class players, such as - D.Kacharava, M.Chahnashvili, I.Ushangishvili, T.Mikadze and many others. L.Meskhi's first trainer

Tokhadze Ekaterina (1969)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 80 years. The champion of the USSR among juniors in  structure of united team of Georgia in 1985. The prize-winner of the Games of Peoples of the USSR in  structure of the united team of Georgia in 1986 . Works as the trainer. The trainer - G.Tokhadze

Topchishvili Levan (1966-1986)
One of the strongest juniors Georgia 80 years. The champion of Georgia among juniors in 1974. The trainer - S.Tukhareli
Trapaidze Khatuna (1967)
One of the strongest player of Georgia in 80 years. The champion of the USSR among juniors in structure of the united team of Georgia in 1985 . The trainer - S.Tukhareli

Tukhareli Oliko (1968)
One of the strongest players of Georgia in 80 years. The prize-winner of the Games of schoolboys of the USSR in structure of the united team Georgia in 1984. The trainer - S.Tukhareli
Tukhareli Solomon (1932-1986)
The deserved trainer of Georgia. Has brought up many known sportsmen, such as Khatuna and Archil Kekelia, Lali Zerekidze, sisters Oliko and Veriko Tukhareli, Khatuna Trapaidze, sisters Irina and Marina Malatsidze, Joseph Siamashvili, Paata Sekhniashvili and many others

Tukhareli Veriko (1973)

One of the strongest players of Georgia in 80-90 years. The trainer - S.Tukhareli
Uraevsky Dimitry (1943-1987)
One of the strongest players among juniors in 50 years. Worked as the trainer. The trainer - V.Serebrennikov
Urotadze Nana (1986)
One of the strongest players in the modern Georgia. Participated in competitions on Fed Cup in structure of the united team of Georgia. The trainer - L.Meskhi

Ushangishvili Irakly (1982)

One of the strongest players in the modern Georgia. Member of a national team of Georgia in competitions on Davis Cup. The first trainer - G.Tokhadze

Vermisheva Evgenia (1901-1988)
One of the strongest players of Georgia 20-30 years. The known trainer. The wife of Aram Khanguljan. During many years successfully worked in a sports society of the Dynamo
Verulava Alexi (1936-2000)
The multitime champion of Georgia. The champion of the USSR among juniors in 1954. Successfully worked as the trainer. The trainer - V.Serebrennikov

Zenaishvili Emzar (1944)
Vice-president of Federation of Tennis of Georgia since 1996. The general secretary of Olympic committee of Georgia
Zerekidze Lali (1959)
One of the strongest players 80 years. The deserved trainer of Georgia. The captain of the united team of Georgia in draw of the Cup of Federations. Vice-president of L.Meskhi's Tennis Academy. The trainer S.Tukhareli

 

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