|Born||January 6, 1958|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 22 (November 8, 1982)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||QF (1981)|
|French Open||3R (1983)|
|US Open||2R (1980, 1981, 1982, 1983)|
|Highest ranking||No. 28 (February 3, 1986)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1984)|
|French Open||F (1985)|
|US Open||3R (1982)|
|Davis Cup||QF (1987)|
He reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 22 in November 1982, and his career-high doubles ranking of World No. 28 in February 1986.
Early and personal lifeEdit
Glickstein was born in Rehovot, Israel, lives in Ashkelon, Israel, and is Jewish. His parents immigrated to Israel from Poland. He served in the Israel Defense Forces for three years, from the ages of 18 to 21, rising to the rank of sergeant.
In 1980, Glickstein defeated World No. 35 Raúl Ramírez in the first round at Wimbledon. He lost to Björn Borg (the eventual tournament winner) in the second round, but won the Wimbledon Plate in a consolation tournament.
Glickstein was 44–22, and 22–4 on hard courts, in Davis Cup play from 1976–87. He is Israel's all-time leader in total wins, singles wins (31), and doubles wins (13). As of 2008, his 44 wins was twice that of the Israeli with the second-most Davis Cup wins, Amos Mansdorf.
Grand Slam finalsEdit
Doubles (1 runner-up)Edit
|Loss||1985||French Open||Clay||Hans Simonsson|| Mark Edmondson
|3–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 3–6|
Singles: 2 titlesEdit
|Win||1–0||Dec 1979||Australian Hard Court Championships||Hard||Robert Van't Hof||7–6, 6–4|
|Win||2–0||Jul 1981||South Orange Open, U.S.||Clay||Dick Stockton||6–3, 5–7, 6–4|
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- "ITC Champions". tennis.org. Archived from the original on February 19, 2007.
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