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NASTASE AT THE LANE

Posted on 15 December 2006  - 12:00

Tennis legend and former Wimbledon great Ilie Nastase was a visitor to White Hart Lane for Thursday night's UEFA Cup tie against Dinamo Bucharest.

Tennis legend and former Wimbledon great Ilie Nastase was a visitor to White Hart Lane for Thursday night's UEFA Cup tie against Dinamo Bucharest.Born in Bucharest, the Romanian sporting star watched from the directors' box as we beat Dinamo 3-1 in our final UEFA Cup group stage fixture.

Famed for his good humour on court and twice ranked number one in the world in 1972 and 1973, Nastase won 57 singles titles including the US Open in 1972 and French Open in 1973. He was runner-up at Wimbledon in 1972 and 1976, but triumphed in the doubles in 1973.