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The Best Tennis Players from Netherlands

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List of the best tennis players from Netherlands, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Netherlands has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Dutch tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Netherlands and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from Netherlands then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.List features players like John van Lottum and Kea Bouman.This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Dutch tennis players?" and "Who is the best Dutch tennis player of all time?" You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Netherlands in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Dutch tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.



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    Richard Peter Stanislav Krajicek is a Dutch former professional tennis player. In 1996 he won the men's singles title at Wimbledon, the only Dutch player to have done so. In the quarterfinals of that tournament, he defeated Pete Sampras. This was Sampras' only singles defeat at Wimbledon between 1993 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1989
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    Thomas Samuel "Tom" Okker is a former Dutch tennis player. He was ranked among the world's top 10 singles players for seven consecutive years, 1968–74, reaching a career high of World No. 3 in 1969. He also was ranked World No. 1 in doubles in 1969.more

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    • Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1968
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    Robin Haase
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    Robin Haase is a Dutch tennis player. Haase is currently the highest-ranked Dutch player, achieving a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 33 in July 2012. He has won two singles titles and reached the quarterfinals of the 2012 Monte Carlo Masters. Together with countryman Igor Sijsling, Haase ...more

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    • Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 2005
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    Paul Vincent Nicholas Haarhuis is a Dutch former professional tennis player. He is a former World No. 1 doubles player and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 18 in November 1995. He won six Grand Slam men's doubles titles, five with Jacco Eltingh and one with Yevgeny Kafelnikov.more

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    • Birthplace: Eindhoven, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1989
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    Kristie Boogert was a professional female tennis player from the Netherlands who retired sometime during 2003 due to chronic elbow pain. On 5 February 1996 she reached her career-high singles ranking of number 29. She has not won any singles titles, but did win three titles in doubles. At the 1994 ...more

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    • Birthplace: Oud-Beijerland, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991
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    Jacco Folkert Eltingh is a former professional male tennis player and former World No. 1 doubles player from the Netherlands as well as the godfather of Princess Zita-Clara of Bourbon-Parma, granddaughter of Princess Irene of the Netherlands. He is best remembered for his success in doubles with fellow ...more

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    • Birthplace: Heerde, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1988
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    Michaëlla Krajicek is a Dutch professional tennis player. Krajicek has won three singles and six doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as ten singles and fourteen doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 11 February 2008, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 30. On 8 September ...more

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    • Birthplace: Delft, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 2003
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    Esther Vergeer
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    Esther Mary Vergeer is a retired Dutch wheelchair tennis player. Combining singles and doubles, she has won 42 Grand Slam tournaments, 22 year-end championships and 7 Paralympics titles. Vergeer was the world number one wheelchair tennis player from 1999 until her retirement in February 2013. In singles ...more

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    • Birthplace: Woerden, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
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    Betty Stöve

    Betty Stöve is a Dutch former professional tennis player. She is best remembered for reaching the ladies' singles final at Wimbledon in 1977. She also won ten Grand Slam titles in women's doubles and mixed doubles.more

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    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
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    Jesse Huta Galung

    Jesse Huta Galung is a professional Dutch tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: Haarlem, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 2004
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    Amanda Hopmans is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands. She turned professional in February 1994 and on 1 November 1999 she achieved her career high ranking of No. 72 in the world. Her biggest career result was in 2000, when she reached her only WTA Tour final at the J&S Cup held in ...more

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    • Nationality: Netherlands
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    Thiemo de Bakker is a Dutch tennis player.more

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    • Birthplace: The Hague, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 2006
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    Miriam Oremans is a former professional female tennis player from the Netherlands. On 26 July 1993 she reached her career-high singles ranking of number 25. She did not win any singles titles, but did win three titles in doubles. In 1992 she was runner-up together with Jacco Eltingh in the Mixed Doubles ...more

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    • Birthplace: Sint-Michielsgestel, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
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    Louk Sanders

    Louk Sanders is a retired professional tennis player from the Netherlands. Sanders was Holland's second best in the 1970s after Tom Okker. The right-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on 31 December 1977, when he became the number 98 of the world. Sanders played for the Dutch ...more

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    • Birthplace: Oegstgeest, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
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    Peter Wessels

    Peter Wessels is a presently inactive tour professional male tennis player from the Netherlands. He achieved his career-high singles ranking of World No. 72 in February 2005.more

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    • Birthplace: Zwolle, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    Sjeng Schalken

    Sjeng Schalken [ʃɛŋ ˈsxɑɫkə] is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands.more

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    • Birthplace: Weert, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1994
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    Michiel Schapers

    Michiel Schapers is a former tennis player from the Netherlands.more

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    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
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    Martin Verkerk

    Martin Verkerk
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    Martin Willem Verkerk is a retired professional Dutch tennis player. As a relatively unknown player, he reached the final of the French Open in 2003, which he lost to Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero. Along the way, he beat experienced clay court players Carlos Moyá and Guillermo Coria. Verkerk's game was ...more

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    • Birthplace: Leiderdorp, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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    Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
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    Brenda Anne Marie Schultz-McCarthy is a Dutch tennis player. Primarily known by her maiden name Brenda Schultz, she married Sean McCarthy, a former American football player at University of Cincinnati, on 8 April 1995 and adopted his surname. Schultz is known for her fast serve; she has the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Haarlem, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1986-09
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    Raemon Sluiter is a former professional male tennis player from the Netherlands. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 46 in February 2003. Sluiter's career highlights have been mostly on home soil: ATP finals in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Amersfoort and in s'Hertogenbosch. He also ...more

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    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1996
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