- Category : Tennis Player
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Obscuration 1
Romanian tennis champ who played from age eight. At 12 he won the Romanian Boys Tennis title.
In 1972 he beat Arthur Ashe to win the U.S. Open, and in 1973 and 1974 he was the world's No..1 ranked player for 40 weeks. Through his 26 year career in tennis he won 57 titles, but was best known for his foul mouth and on-court tantrums. He retired from tennis in 1985.
He was the son of a bank teller and home maker, the youngest of five children. In 1972 he married former model Dominique Grazia and had one daughter, Nathalie. In 1980 the couple split up. In 1984 he married stunning model Alexandra King and had two children, Nicholas and Charlotte.
Nastase dabbled in fiction writing in the 1980s.
In late 1995, he was named to a senior position in the ruling Social Democracy Party in Romania. The party's national conference elected him to the national council, which plots party strategy. In December of 1995 he also announced his candidacy as Social Democrat mayor of Bucharest, an attempt that was unsuccessful.