Linda Niemantsverdriet
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Linda Niemantsverdriet
Linda Niemantsverdriet
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born (1974-12-10) 10 December 1974 (age 45)
Prize money$35,951
Singles
Career record67-39
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 166 (11 April 1994)
Grand Slam Singles results
French OpenQ1 (1994)
WimbledonQ1 (1993)
US OpenQ1 (1993)
Doubles
Career record29-13
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 195 (19 December 1994)

Linda Niemantsverdriet (born 10 December 1974) is a Dutch former professional tennis player.

Niemantsverdriet, who at the age of 15 became the youngest Dutchwoman to win the senior national title, was a member of her country's World Youth Cup winning team in 1990.[1] She turned professional in 1992 after graduating from high school.[2]

On the WTA Tour, Niemantsverdriet had her best performance at the 1993 Indonesian Open, where she made it through to the quarterfinals. In 1994 she won a match in Tokyo against Yayuk Basuki, then the world's 35th ranked player.[3]

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 6 (5-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 31 August 1992 Burgas, Bulgaria Clay Romania Isabela Martin 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
Winner 2. 7 September 1992 Varna, Bulgaria Clay Russia Elena Likhovtseva 6-2, 6-3
Winner 3. 15 February 1993 Amadora, Portugal Hard Germany Svenja Truelsen 6-4, 6-3
Winner 4. 22 February 1993 Oliveira de Azeméis, Portugal Hard Netherlands Lara Bitter 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-2
Winner 5. 20 February 1994 Newcastle, England Carpet (i) Austria Marion Maruska 7-6, 6-4
Runner-up 1. 18 July 1994 Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany Clay Russia Tatiana Panova 0-6, 3-6

Doubles (5-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 6 June 1992 Velp, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Nicolette Rooimans Czech Republic Petra Raclavská
United States Tara Collins
6-4, 6-1
Winner 2. 8 February 1993 Faro, Portugal Clay Croatia Maja Muri? Croatia Darija De?kovi?
Czech Republic Monika Kratochvílová
6-3, 6-3
Winner 3. 22 February 1993 Lisbon, Portugal Hard Netherlands Maaike Koutstaal Netherlands Lara Bitter
Netherlands Kim de Weille
6-4, 6-3
Winner 4. 28 March 1993 Brest, France Hard Netherlands Kristie Boogert Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Russia Elena Makarova
4-6, 7-5, 7-5
Runner-up 1. 12 July 1993 Vigo, Spain Hard Netherlands Petra Kamstra Argentina María Fernanda Landa
Portugal Sofia Prazeres
6-7, 6-3, 6-7
Winner 5. 19 February 1994 Newcastle, England Carpet (i) Netherlands Maaike Koutstaal Republic of Ireland Karen Nugent
United Kingdom Joanne Ward
2-6, 7-5, 6-2

References

  1. ^ "Onverwachte doorbraak tennistalent". NRC (in Dutch). 17 September 1990.
  2. ^ "Niemantsverdriet besluit loopbaan". de Volkskrant (in Dutch). 11 August 1994.
  3. ^ "Sporting Digest: Tennis". The Independent. 5 April 1994.

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