Shahar Perkiss

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Shahar Perkiss (born October 14, 1962) is an Israeli right-handed former professional tennis player. He reached her best singles ranking of world # 53 in March 1985. He peaked at world # 54 in the doubles rankings in November 1985.

Perkiss was born in Haifa, Israel, and is Jewish.

A year after first picking up a tennis racket, Perkiss ranked # 1 in Israel in the age 10 and under ranks. Perkiss trained at Israel Tennis Centers.

He reached his highest singles ATP ranking on March 4, 1985, when he became the # 53 player in the world.

In 1982 in Houston he reeled off three upsets in a row, beating world # 27 Ramesh Krishnan, 6–4, 3–6, 6–2, # 37 Terry Moor, 6–7, 6–4, 6–4, and # 36 Mark Dickson, 7–6, 6–0. In August 1984 he defeated world # 9 Aaron Krickstein, 7–6, 6–1, in Cincinnati. In 1986 he beat world # 10 Thierry Tulasne of France, 6–7, 6–2 6–4, in Kitzbuhel, Austria. In 1987, he and Gilad Bloom won the ATP doubles title in Tel Aviv.

He played 31 Davis Cup matches for Israel between 1981 and 1992, winning 18 of them, including 11 of 13 on hard courts.

This page was last edited on 13 May 2018, at 18:21 (UTC).
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