Nikoloz Basilashvili is a professional Georgian tennis player. On May 27, 2019, he reached a career-high ATP ranking of world no. 16. Despite his poor performance throughout so far career, he has a total of five career titles and currently stands at number 30 in the ATP world ranking.
He was born on 23rd February 1992 in Tbilisi, Russia. His father’s name is Nodar and he is a dancer of Sukhishvili Georgian national ballet. His mother’s name is Natalia and she is a professional physician. He grew up with a brother names Tengiz. Nikoloz started playing tennis at the age of five. He moved to Russia when he was 15 years old. Information about Nikoloz’s high school and university qualifications are not available right now.
Nikoloz Basilashvili Career
In late 2006 at the G2 Jerry Simons tournament, Basilashvili won his first ITF Junior Circuit tournament. Although he lost in the qualifying round. He managed to break through the qualifiers of G4 in Israel and a G3 in Romania in the year 2007. Nikoloz won his lone junior title, the G4 Tennis Express competition, overcoming Raymond Sarmiento in three sets in the year 2008. This was all about his junior career. He qualified for the first Grand Slam tournament in the year 2015 at Roland Garros. Nikoloz lost in the first round to Thanasi Kokkinakis although, later he managed to qualify that year in Wimbledon and there he beat Facundo Bagnis. For the first time in his career, he managed to qualify in the third round in major.
In 2016 he lost to Roger Federer in his first Australian open in the first round in straight sets. He achieved his career-high ranking in singles at no 51 in June 2017. Basilashvili made it into the principal draw of the German Open in Hamburg as a qualifier and proceeded to win the competition, overcoming Leonardo Mayer 6–4, 0–6, 7–5 in the last and turning into the primary Georgian player since Alex Metreveli to win an ATP competition in July 2018. He defeated Marton Fucosovics from Hungary in 2019 at the US Open in the first round.
In 2020 he participated in the Australian Open and lost to Fernando Verdasco in the second round in four sets. In the US Open, he lost to John Millman in the first round in 2020. Basilashvili defeated John Millman and Malak Jaziri in three sets in the 2021 Qatar open before defeating Roger Federer in the quarter-final. He won the title in Munich without dropping a set and by defeating Thiago Monteiro, Daniel Elahi Galán, Norbert Gombos, and Casper Rudd also Lennard Struff. Despite his lack of track record and current world ranking, he qualified for Halle Open and will face Arthur Rinderknech.
Nikoloz Basilashvili Biography
|Real Name||Nikoloz Basilashvili|
|Birth Date||February 23, 1992|
|Age (as of 2021)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Tbilisi, Georgia|
|Profession||Professional Tennis Player|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 79 kg – in Pounds – 174 lbs|
|Chest Size||43 Inches|
|Waist Size||32 Inches|
|Biceps Size||18 Inches|
|Shoe Size||12 (U.S.)|
|Brother||One (Tengiz Basilashvili)|
|Is he Gay?||No|
|Who is his Wife?||Neka Dorokashvili|
Nikoloz was married to Neka Dorokashvili and they both have a son together named Lukas, he was born in 2015. Basilashvili was arrested for domestic violence charge in front of a minor on 24th May 2020. He assaulted his former wife, the Tbilisi court let him go with paying GEL 100,000. 16th July is the preliminary court date. Basilashvili denies the charges and is planning on suing his former wife for defamation. He has a verified Instagram account with 83.9 K followers and 298 followers. Nikoloz posts frequently on Instagram about traveling and his tennis games. He has a total of 103 posts right now.
Nikoloz Basilashvili Net worth
As of 2021, the total net worth of Nikoloz Basilashvili is $1-2 million. In the year 2021, he won $ 396,585 as price money. Basilashvili has won a total amount of $6,130,352 as price money in his entire career. The main source of his income would be tennis and the prize money he earns while playing. His current salary is $246,198.
- Apart from his native language he also speaks Russian and English.
- Basilashvili won his second ATP title at China open in the year 2018 by defeating world No 4 Juan Martin Del Potro in the finale.
- Nikoloz Basilashvili is the 616th most famous tennis player (down from 444th in 2019), the 233rd most well-known history from Georgia, and the third most mainstream Georgian Tennis Player.
- He announced to play for Russia but decided to keep playing with the Georgian flag in the year 2011.
- On 5th January 2019, Basilashvili reached a career-high combining both doubles and singles at no. 59.
- Basilashvili completed his junior career with a 35-22 record on singles and 14-17 on doubles.