Former world no.1 professional tennis player (between August 23, 1973 and June 2, 1974)

One of the five players in history to win more than 100 ATP professional titles (58 singles and 45 in doubles)

Won seven Grand Slam titles: two in singles, three in men's doubles, and two in mixed doubles
Won four Masters Grand Prix year-end championship titles and seven Championship Series titles (1970–73), the precursors to the current Masters 1000

Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1991

In March 2009, Năstase was made a knight of the France's Legion d'honneur, being acclaimed for his "impressive sporting career" and "the sense of spectacle" he created when playing

Former Romanian Davis Cup team member - F (1969, 1971, 1972)