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Jan Siemerink

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Jan Siemerink
File:Jan Siemerink.jpg
Country 23x15px Netherlands
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1970-04-14) 14 April 1970 (age 45)
Rijnsburg, Netherlands
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Turned pro 1989
Retired 2002
Plays Left-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money US$4,347,693
Singles
Career record 273–272 (ATP, Grand Prix and Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)</td></tr>
Career titles 4</td></tr>
Highest ranking No. 14 (12 October 1998)</td></tr>
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1991)</td></tr>
French Open 3R (1997)</td></tr>
Wimbledon QF (1998)</td></tr>
US Open 4R (1998)</td></tr>
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (1992, 1996)</td></tr>
Doubles
Career record 203–185 (ATP, Grand Prix and Grand Slam level, and Davis Cup)</td></tr>
Career titles 10</td></tr>
Highest ranking

No. 16 (14 October 1996)</td></tr></table>

Johannes Martinus ("Jan") Siemerink (born 14 April 1970 in Rijnsburg, Zuid-Holland) is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands.

Career

As a junior player, Siemerink was the Dutch 18-under champion in 1988. He also won the doubles title at the 1988 Orange Bowl junior championship in Florida.

Siemerink turned professional in 1989. Over the course of his career he won four top-level singles titles (at Singapore in 1991, Nottingham in 1996, and at Rotterdam and Toulouse in 1998). He also won ten tour doubles titles, the most significant of which were the Miami Masters in 1993 and the Monte Carlo Masters in 1996.

Siemerink's best performance at a Grand Slam event came at Wimbledon in 1998, where he reached the quarterfinals before being knocked-out by Goran Ivanišević. Siemerink is also known for winning a fourth set tiebreak against compatriot Richard Krajicek from 6-0 down in the 1994 US Open, though Krajicek eventually won the match.[1]

Siemerink played for the Netherlands in the Davis Cup between 1991 and 2001, compiling a 17–10 record. He helped the Netherlands reach the World Group semifinals in 2001.

Siemerink's career-high rankings were World No. 14 in singles (in 1998) and World No. 16 in doubles (in 1996). His career prize-money totaled $4,347,693.

Career finals

Singles: 12 (4 titles – 8 runner-ups)

Wins (4)
Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Championship Series (0)
ATP Tour (4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (2)
Grass (1)
Clay (0)
Carpet (1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 22 April 1991 Singapore, Singapore Hard Template:Country data ISR Gilad Bloom 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 20 October 1991 Vienna, Austria Carpet (i) 23x15px Michael Stich 4–6, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 7 February 1993 Marseille, France Carpet (i) 23x16px Marc Rosset 2–6, 6–7(1–7)
Runner-up 3. 30 July 1995 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Gravel 23x15px Marcelo Ríos 4–6, 5–7, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 27 August 1995 Long Island, USA Hard 23x15px Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–7(0–7), 2–6
Runner-up 5. 1 October 1995 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) 23x15px Jim Courier 7–6(7–2), 6–7(5–7), 7–5, 2–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 17 June 1996 Nottingham, UK Grass 23x15px Sandon Stolle 6–3, 7–6(7–0)
Runner-up 6. 18 August 1996 New Haven, USA Hard 23x15px Alex O'Brien 6–7(6–8), 4–6
Runner-up 7. 13 October 1996 Vienna, Austria Carpet 23x15px Boris Becker 4–6, 7–6(9–7), 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 9 November 1997 Stockholm, Sweden Hard 23x15px Jonas Björkman 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 2–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 2 March 1998 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet (i) 23x15px Thomas Johansson 7–6(7–2), 6–2
Winner 4. 28 September 1998 Toulouse, France Hard (i) 23x15px Greg Rusedski 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 18 (11–7)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 16 June 1991 Rosmalen, The Netherlands Grass 23x15px Richard Krajicek 23x15px Hendrik Jan Davids
23x15px Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 28 July 1991 Hilversum, The Netherlands Gravel 23x15px Richard Krajicek 23x15px Francisco Clavet
23x15px Magnus Gustafsson
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 13 October 1991 Berlin, Germany Carpet (i) 23x15px Daniel Vacek 23x15px Petr Korda
23x15px Karel Nováček
6–3, 5–7, 5–7
Winner 2. 21 March 1993 Miami, USA Hardcourt 23x15px Richard Krajicek 23x15pxPatrick McEnroe
23x15px Jonathan Stark
6–7, 6–4, 7–6
Winner 3. 6 February 1994 Marseille, France Hardcourt 23x15px Daniel Vacek 23x15px Martin Damm
23x15px Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6–7, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 4. 31 July 1994 Amersfoort, The Netherlands Gravel 23x15px Daniel Orsanic 23x15px David Adams
23x15px Andrei Olhovskiy
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 8 January 1995 Doha, Qatar Hardcourt 23x15px Andrei Olhovskiy 23x15px Stefan Edberg
23x15px Magnus Larsson
6–7, 2–6
Winner 5. 18 June 1995 Rosmalen, The Netherlands Grass 23x15px Richard Krajicek 23x15px Hendrik Jan Davids
23x15px Andrei Olhovskiy
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 24 July 1995 Stuttgart, Germany Clay 23x15px Ellis Ferreira 23x15px Tomás Carbonell
23x15px Francisco Roig
6–7, 2–6
Winner 6. 22 October 1995 Vienna, Austria Hardcourt 23x15px Ellis Ferreira 23x15px Todd Woodbridge
23x15px Mark Woodforde
6–4, 7–5
Winner 7. 14 January 1996 Sydney, Australia Hardcourt 23x15px Ellis Ferreira 23x15px Patrick McEnroe
23x15px Sandon Stolle
5–7, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 8. 28 April 1996 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay 23x15px Ellis Ferreira 23x15px Jonas Björkman
23x15px Nicklas Kulti
2–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 12 January 1997 Sydney, Australia Hardcourt 23x15px Paul Haarhuis 23x15px Luis Lobo
23x15px Javier Sánchez
4–6, 7–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 15 March 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet (i) 23x15px Brett Steven 23x15px Tom Kempers
23x15px Menno Oosting
4–6, 6–7
Winner 9. 21 June 1998 Rosmalen, The Netherlands Grass 23x15px Guillaume Raoux 23x15px Joshua Eagle
23x15px Andrew Florent
7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 4 October 1998 Toulouse, France Hardcourt 23x15px Paul Haarhuis 23x15px Olivier Delaître
23x15px Fabrice Santoro
2–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 20 June 1999 Rosmalen, The Netherlands Grass Template:Country data INDLeander Paes 23x15px Ellis Ferreira
23x15px David Rikl
cancelled (rain)
Winner 11. 7 May 2000 Houston, USA Clay Template:Country data IND Leander Paes 23x15px Justin Gimelstob
23x15px Sébastien Lareau
6–3, 6–4

Retirement

Siemerink retired from the professional tour in 2002. Afterwards, he became a tennis analyst and commentator for TV channel RTL 5 in the Netherlands, until he was appointed Davis Cup Captain of the Dutch Team in December 2006.

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