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Gilad Bloom

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Gilad Bloom
  • Pronounced: GHEE-LAD
  • Age: 47 (01.03.1967)
  • Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Residence: Ramat Hasharon, Israel
  • Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
  • Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1986
  • Coach: Slomo Zoref
Inactive
Israel

Israel

As of 24.11.2014
S D
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

61

15.10.1990

93-122 0 $694,271

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

62

24.02.1992

57-78 4 $694,271

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: New York, NY
Doubles titles: 4, as follows:
1991--(2) Seoul (w/Antonitsch), Umag (w/J. Sanchez)
1987--(2) Tel Aviv (w/Perkis), Sao Paulo (w/J. Sanchez)
Year-by-Year Highlights: 1991- Runner-up at Singapore (l. Siemerink).
1990- Finalist at Manchester (l. Sampras); Quarterfinalist at Wellington;
Doubles Runner-up at Auckland (w/Haarhuis)
1989- Runner-up at Tel Aviv (l. Connors);Winner at Jerusalem Ch.,British Sat.
(w/32 ATP pts.), Geneva Ch.; Quarterfinalist at Bahia Ch.; Doubles Winner
at Guadeloupe Ch. (w/Pearce); Doubles SF at Hossegor Ch. (w/Oresar), Lagos
Ch. (w/Kinnear), Bahia Ch. (w/F. Clavet).
1988- Winner at Jerusalem Ch.; Quarterfinalist at Furth Ch.; Third Round at
Forest Hills-T.O.C.; Doubles Winner at Copenhagen Ch. (w/Kowalski).
1987- Quarterfinalist at Brussels, Tel Aviv; Winner at Estoril Challenger;
Doubles Winner at Jerusalem Ch. (w/Perkiss); Doubles Semifinalist 3 Times.
1986- Runner-up at New Ulm Challenger; Quarterfinalist at Tel Aviv; Runner-up
at British Satellite; Doubles Winner at Bergen Ch. (w/Allgardh).
Turned pro in February 1986.
Israel's Junior Champion in 1984-85.
Member of the Israeli Davis Cup team in 1987.
Coached by Shlomo Zoreff since 1976.
Enjoyed his most success in doubles in 1987, winning two titles (Tel
Aviv & Sao Paulo) and reaching three semifinals.
Defeated Martin Jaite in first round at T.O.C.-N.Y. in 1988.
Earned a career-high $78,571 in 1987.
Reached his first career final at his native Tel Aviv in October 1989,
losing to Jimmy Connors in three sets. Finished the year at No. 105, a year-
end best (from 210 in '88).
Broke the top 100 (at 100) for the first time on January 8, 1990 follow
ing his quarterfinal effort at Wellington, New Zealand.
Later that year reached the 4th round at the US Open and a career best ATP ranking of 61. A 3-time singles champion and 2-time doubles champion in his native Israel, he played Davis Cup for Israel for 11 years and represented Israel at both the Seoul (1988) and Barcelona (1992) Olympics.

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