Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili has a good chance to go beyond the 2nd round of the US Open. In the first round the Georgian defeated a young Sebastian Korda. Korda withdrew in the second set due to stomach problems. Today Nikoloz will play against one of the main sensations of the tournament, the American tennis player Maxime Cressy, who in the first round of the US Open knocked out Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Pablo Carreno-Busta in a tight five-set match. If the Georgian makes it to the 3rd round, he could claim $180,000 prize money.
In this article, we’ll look at where else Nikoloz Basilashvili is making money.
|Net Worth||6 700 000$|
|Born||23 February 1992 Tbilisi, Georgia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
Nikoloz Basilashvili Career
Nikoloz Basilashvili is one of the most famous and titled tennis players in the history of Georgia. He was born on February 23, 1992 in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi, in the family of a dancer of the Folk Dance Ensemble and a doctor.
Nikoloz started to play tennis very early and fairly quickly determined his professional calling. Already at age 12, he went to the U.S., where he trained under the guidance of experienced mentors. For some time he chose between Russian and Georgian sports citizenship, but eventually he decided to play under the flag of his native country.
Basilashvili made his professional debut in 2009 and won his first Futsal in Sochi that same season. The next few seasons Nikoloz played mostly at ITF tournaments.
In 2014, the Georgian representative debuted on the ATP Tour and then won the first Challenger of his career. A year later, he qualifies for the main draw of several Grand Slam tournaments, but shows the most brilliant results at Wimbledon, reaching the third round of the competition. In the same season the young tennis player receives an official invitation to the national team.
Top 100 Debut
Thanks to his slow but steady progress, Basilashvili soon made it to the finals of the ATP tournament in Kitzbühel for the first time in his career, made his debut at the Olympics and scored his first victory over a top-10 player by beating Tomas Berdych in Vienna. The Georgian finishes the 2016 season in the top 100 of the world singles ranking.
In 2017 Nikoloz continues to improve his results and makes it to the third round of Roland Garros, where he is stopped by the undisputed favorite Rafael Nadal.
First ATP Title
— Fernando Parejo Jr. (@fparejo93) July 29, 2018
However, the 2018 season is a real success for him. Basilashvili made it to the third round of the Australian Open and won his debut ATP trophy in Hamburg. In the final match, the Georgian was stronger than the Argentine Leonardo Mayer, – 6/4,0/6,7/5.
Three months later, he did the same at the ATP 500 championships in Beijing, beating Juan-Martin del Potro of Argentina in the final. Thanks to these successes and good results, Basilashvili moved up in the rankings, rising to No. 21.
High career ranking
Nikoloz makes another career breakthrough in the 2019 season. Not only does he manage to defend his title in Hamburg, defeating Russian Andrey Rublev, but also to perform well again in tournaments of larger categories. In May, the Georgian representative climbed to No. 16 in the singles rankings, which remains his career record so far.
In 2020, Nikoloz did not show good tennis due to the problems associated with the Covid pandemic.
🇬🇪 Nikoloz Basilashvili is the last man standing in Doha.
He takes the title with a 7-6(5), 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista Agut. pic.twitter.com/oIzFC0MAnj
— ATP Tour (@atptour) March 13, 2021
Basilashvili has already achieved a number of excellent results this season. He won the Doha tournament trophy beating Roger Federer, Roberto Bautista-Agut, John Millman and others on his way to the title. His second title of the year came at Munich where he defeated Jan-Lennard Struff in two sets to win his second title of the season.
- Munich ,Doha 2021
- Hamburg 2019
- Beijing,Hamburg 2018
Nikoloz Basilashvili’s Grand Slam Records
All athletes want to win a trophy at a grand slam tournament, Nikoloz is no exception. We’ve compiled his performance statistics for the major majors in the table.
Nikoloz Basilashvili Endorsements
Nikoloz Basilashvili has a contract with tennis clothing manufacturer Dunlop. He plays with Head tennis rackets, but the company does not sponsor him.
Nikoloz Basilashvili Net Worth
In 2021 Basilashvili earned $745,800 in prize money for 44 matches in various tournaments. During his professional career, Nikoloz earned $6,518,762 in prize money according to the official ATP website. We estimated Nikoloz Basilashvili Net Worth net worth at $6 700 000.
Nikoloz Basilashvili prize money compared to the top 10 ATP players
Nikoloz Basilashvili is a former number 16 in the ATP rankings, he knows what it’s like to beat a top 10 player. We compared the current prize money of the top 10 ATP tennis players to the prize money received by Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Georgian tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili was born on February 23, 1992, he is 29 years old.
Georgia’s most titled tennis player Nikoloz Basilashvili is 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) tall
Nikoloz Basilashvili started his professional career in 2009
Good performances at tournaments in 2019 allowed Nikoloz Basilashvili to climb to the 16th line of the ATP ranking, which is his best result
In 2021 Basilashvili earned $745,800 in prize money for 44 matches in various tournaments. During his professional career, Nikoloz earned $6,518,762 in prize money
Nikoloz Basilashvili was born in Tbilisi and is a Georgian by nationality.