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The Best Tennis Players from Netherlands

Updated June 14, 2019 880 votes 227 voters 41.4k views46 items

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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 (Czech: Krajíček, born 6 December 1971) 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 in straight sets. This was Sampras' only singles defeat at Wimbledon between 1993 and 2000. Since 2004, Krajicek has been the tournament director of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. He is also the author of various sports books. Krajicek reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 4 in March 1999....  more
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 1989
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    Betty Stöve

    Betty Stöve (born 24 June 1945) is a Dutch former professional tennis player. She is best remembered for reaching the ladies' singles final, the ladies' doubles final and the mixed doubles final during the same year at Wimbledon in 1977. She also won ten Grand Slam titles in women's doubles and mixed doubles....  more
    • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
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    Esther Mary Vergeer (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɛstər vərˈɣeːr]; born 18 July 1981) is a retired Dutch wheelchair tennis player. Combining singles and doubles, she has won 48 Grand Slam tournaments, 23 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 matches, she was undefeated since January 2003 and ended her career on a winning streak of 470 matches. She has often been mentioned as the most dominant player in professional sports.Over the course of her career Vergeer won 695 singles matches and lost 25. Vergeer won 148 singles titles including four Paralympic Singles Gold...  more
    • Birthplace: Woerden, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
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  • Robin Haase (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɔbɪn ˈɦaːzə]; born 6 April 1987) is a Dutch professional tennis player. He 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 quarterfinals of the 2012 Monte Carlo Masters and semifinals of the 2017 Canada Masters. Together with countryman Igor Sijsling, Haase reached the final of the 2013 Australian Open men's doubles. Haase is left-handed but plays right-handed. His mother is Dutch and father is German. ...  more
    • Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
    • Nationality: Netherlands
    • Year Turned Pro: 2005
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