Q&A With ATP Tour Doubles Player Mark Knowles
July 29, 2011
LOS ANGELES - Men's tennis player Mark Knowles has been ranked as high as No. 1 in the world in doubles and has four Grand Slam titles to his credit. While playing at this week's Farmers Classic at UCLA, Knowles agreed to sit down with uclabruins.com and reflect on his days as a Bruin player.
Knowles played at UCLA from 1990-92, leaving after his junior season to turn professional. He has won at total of 54 tour doubles titles, highlighted by wins at the Australian Open (2002), the U.S. Open (2004) and Roland Garros (2007). He also captured the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 2009. Knowles has been ranked No. 1 in the world in doubles on several occasions, most recently in 2005 with partner Daniel Nestor.
Knowles and partner Xavier Malisse would go on to win the tournament in Los Angeles, downing Somdev Devvarman and Treat Huey in the final
For more information about the 2011 Farmers Classic at UCLA, please visit the official tournament website www.farmersclassic.com
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