Vitas Gerulaitis

Vitas Gerulaitis
1954 - 1994

Vitas Gerulaitis  American Tennis


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Vitas Gerulaitis passed away on 18th Sep 1994 aged 40.


Vitas Gerulaitis was engaged to Janet Jones (1985 - 1987).

He was in relationships with Chris Evert and Samantha Phillips.

Vitas Gerulaitis had encounters with Cheryl Tiegs (1978).


American Tennis Player Vitas Gerulaitis passed away on 18th Sep 1994 Long Island, New York, USA aged 40. Born Vytautas Kevin Gerulaitis on 26th July, 1954 (Leo) in Brooklyn, New York, USA and educated at Archbishop Molloy High School, Vitas Gerulaitis is most remembered for Australian Open. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Vitas Gerulaitis is a member of the following lists: Sportspeople from Queens, New York, Grand Slam (tennis) champions in men's doubles and Grand Slam (tennis) champions in men's singles.


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Relationship Statistics

Engaged1 3 years - -
Dating2 - - -
Encounter1 39 years, 9 months - -
Total4 39 years, 9 months 10 years, 5 months 3 years


First Name Vitas
Middle Name Kevin
Last Name Gerulaitis
Full Name at Birth Vytautas Kevin Gerulaitis
Alternative Name The Lithuanian Lion
Age 40 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th July, 1954
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died 18th September, 1994
Place of Death Long Island, New York, USA
Cause of Death Carbon monoxide poisoning at a friend`s home
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Athletic
Hair Color Blonde
Distinctive Feature Long Blonde Hair
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Archbishop Molloy High School
University Columbia University
Occupation Text Tennis Player, Actor
Occupation Tennis
Claim to Fame Australian Open
Brand Endorsement Print ads for Brut by Faberge cologne (1978-79).
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Vytautas Kevin Gerulaitis (July 26, 1954 – September 17, 1994) was a Lithuanian American professional tennis player. In 1975, Gerulaitis won the men's doubles title at Wimbledon, partnering with Sandy Mayer. He won the men's singles title at one of the two Australian Open tournaments held in 1977 (Gerulaitis won the tournament that was held in December, while Roscoe Tanner won the earlier January tournament). Gerulaitis also won two Italian Open titles, in 1977 and 1979, and the WCT Finals in Dallas, in 1978.

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Vitas Gerulaitis40 LeoTennis
Janet Jones55 CapricornActress
Cheryl Tiegs69 LibraModel
Chris Evert61 SagittariusTennis
Samantha Phillips50 PiscesActress


Nobody's Perfect1989Men's Tennis Coach (as Vitas Geruliatis)Movie


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Bill RockNov 30, 2011

Cheryl Tiegs, nice. In her prime too. Thats pretty cool

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