Profession: Tennis Champion
Why Famous: One of the five players in history to win more than 100 ATP professional titles.
Năstase won seven grand slam titles, two in singles, three in men's doubles and two in mixed doubles.
- 2004-06-05 Tennis player Ilie Năstase (57) weds fashion model Amalia Teodosescu
- 1971-06-06 70th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Ilie Năstase (8-6, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5)
- 1972-07-09 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Stan Smith beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 4-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 for his only Wimbledon title
- 1972-09-10 92nd Men's U.S. Open: Ilie Năstase beats Arthur Ashe (3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 6-3)
- 1973-06-03 72nd Men's French Open: Ilie Năstase beats Nikola Pilic (6-3, 6-3, 6-0)
- 1976-07-03 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 6-4, 6-2, 9-7 for the first of 5 straight Wimbledon titles
- 1979-08-30 Wildest US Tennis Open match, McEnroe defeats Ilie Năstase 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Năstase was defaulted by the umpire then reinstated
- 2017-04-22 Ilie Năstase thrown off tennis court for insulting British female players during Fed Cup play-off against Romania in Constanta