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Manon Bollegraf

Manon Bollegraf
Full nameManon Bollegraf
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born (1964-04-10) 10 April 1964 (age 57)
's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro1985
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$2,112,117
Singles
Career record161-151 (51.6%)
Career titles1 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 29 (9 July 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1989)
French OpenQF (1992)
Wimbledon3R (1991)
US Open2R (1988-90, 1995)
Doubles
Career record495-247 (66.7%)
Career titles26 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 4 (16 February 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1995, 1996)
French OpenQF (1992-93, 1996-97)
WimbledonF (1997)
US OpenSF (1997)
Mixed doubles
Career titles4
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1997)
French OpenW (1989)
WimbledonF (1993)
US OpenW (1991, 1997)

Manon Maria Bollegraf (born 10 April 1964) is a former professional female tennis player from the Netherlands, who was a quarterfinalist at the singles event of the 1992 French Open, a finalist in doubles at the 1997 Wimbledon Championships, and a four-time mixed doubles Grand Slam champion. She also finished fourth in women's doubles at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Career

Bollegraf reached her highest ranking on the WTA Tour on 9 July 1990, when she became world No. 29. She won 26 doubles tournaments in her career and her highest WTA doubles ranking was No. 4, achieved on 16 February 1998.

She was a member of the Dutch team that reached the Fed Cup final 1997, losing to France.

Bollegraf won four Grand Slam mixed-doubles titles, the 1989 French Open and the 1991 US Open, both teaming up with Tom Nijssen. Partnering Rick Leach, she won the Australian Open and US Open mixed doubles titles in 1997.

Bollegraf was a member of the Idaho Sneakers Team Tennis[1] with Amy Frazier and Jon Leach; coached by Greg Patton (Boise State University men's tennis coach).

Grand Slam finals

Women's doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1997 Wimbledon Grass United States Nicole Arendt United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
6-7(4-7), 4-6

Mixed doubles: 6 (4 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1989 French Open Clay Netherlands Tom Nijssen Argentina Horacio de la Peña
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-3, 6-7(3-7), 6-2
Win 1991 US Open Hard Netherlands Tom Nijssen Spain Emilio Sánchez
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-2, 7-6(7-2)
Loss 1993 Wimbledon Grass Netherlands Tom Nijssen Australia Mark Woodforde
United States Martina Navratilova
3-6, 4-6
Loss 1996 US Open Hard United States Rick Leach United States Patrick Galbraith
United States Lisa Raymond
6-7(6-8), 6-7(4-7)
Win 1997 Australian Open Hard United States Rick Leach South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6-3, 6-7(5-7), 7-5
Win 1997 US Open Hard United States Rick Leach Argentina Pablo Albano
Argentina Mercedes Paz
3-6, 7-5, 7-6(7-3)

Olympic finals

Doubles (0-1)

Outcome Year Locatiom Surface Partner Opponents Score
4th place 1996 Atlanta Hard Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy Spain Conchita Martínez
Spain Arantxa Sánchez
1-6, 3-6

WTA career finals

Singles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Virginia Slims (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (0-0)
Tier IV & V (1-2)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Mar 1989 Oklahoma City Hard (i) Soviet Union Leila Meskhi 6-4, 6-4
Loss 1. Feb 1990 Oklahoma City Hard (i) United States Amy Frazier 6-4, 6-2
Loss 2. Feb 1991 Aurora Carpet United States Lori McNeil 6-3, 6-4

Doubles: 55 (26 titles, 29 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-1)
WTA Championships (0-1)
Tier I (5-4)
Tier II (7-12)
Tier III (5-3)
Tier IV & V (7-5)
Virginia Slims (2-3)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Dec 1986 Buenos Aires Clay Netherlands Nicole Muns-Jagerman United States Lori McNeil
Argentina Mercedes Paz
6-1, 2-6, 6-1
Win 1. May 1988 Strasbourg Clay Australia Nicole Bradtke Australia Jenny Byrne
Australia Janine Thompson
7-5, 6-7(11), 6-3
Win 2. Feb 1989 Wichita Hard (i) South Africa Lise Gregory United States Sandy Collins
Soviet Union Leila Meskhi
6-2, 7-6(5)
Loss 2. May 1989 Rome Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Australia Liz Smylie
Australia Janine Thompson
6-4, 6-3
Win 3. Jul 1989 Brussels Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz Netherlands Carin Bakkum
Netherlands Simone Schilder
6-1, 6-2
Win 4. Oct 1989 Bayonne Hard (i) France Catherine Tanvier South Africa Elna Reinach
Italy Raffaella Reggi
7-6(3), 7-5
Win 5. Nov 1989 Nashville Hard (i) United States Meredith McGrath Soviet Union Natalia Medvedeva
Soviet Union Leila Meskhi
1-6, 7-6(5), 7-6(4)
Win 6. Feb 1990 Wichita Hard (i) United States Meredith McGrath United States Mary-Lou Daniels
United States Wendy White
6-0, 6-2
Loss 3. Feb 1990 Oklahoma City Hard (i) South Africa Lise Gregory United States Mary-Lou Daniels
United States Wendy White
7-5, 6-2
Loss 4. Sep 1990 Doubles Championships Carpet United States Meredith McGrath Soviet Union Larisa Neiland
Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva
6-4, 6-1
Loss 5. Sep 1990 Leipzig Carpet United Kingdom Jo Durie South Africa Lise Gregory
United States Gretchen Magers
6-2, 4-6, 6-3
Win 7. Oct 1990 Zürich Carpet West Germany Eva Pfaff France Catherine Suire
South Africa Dianne Van Rensburg
7-5, 6-4
Loss 6. May 1991 Strasbourg Clay Argentina Mercedes Paz United States Lori McNeil
United States Stephanie Rehe
6-7(2), 6-4, 6-4
Win 8. Oct 1991 Leipzig Carpet France Isabelle Demongeot Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel
6-4, 6-3
Loss 7. Jan 1992 Brisbane Hard Australia Nicole Bradtke Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6-4, 6-3
Loss 8. Feb 1992 Oklahoma City Hard (i) United States Katrina Adams United States Lori McNeil
Australia Nicole Bradtke
3-6, 6-4, 7-6(6)
Loss 9. May 1992 Hamburg Clay Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Germany Steffi Graf
Australia Rennae Stubbs
4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 9. May 1992 Waregem Clay Netherlands Caroline Vis Ukraine Elena Brioukhovets
Czechoslovakia Petra Langrová
6-4, 6-3
Loss 10. Feb 1993 Oklahoma City Hard (i) United States Katrina Adams United States Patty Fendick
United States Zina Garrison
6-3, 6-2
Win 10. Mar 1993 Houston Clay United States Katrina Adams Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Slovakia Radomira Zrubáková
6-3, 5-7, 7-6(7)
Loss 11. Apr 1993 Hilton Head Clay United States Katrina Adams United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6-3, 6-1
Win 11. Nov 1993 Quebec City Hard (i) United States Katrina Adams Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
France Nathalie Tauziat
6-4, 6-4
Win 12. Nov 1993 Philadelphia Carpet United States Katrina Adams Spain Conchita Martínez
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6-2, 4-6, 7-6(7)
Loss 12. Jan 1994 Tokyo Carpet United States Martina Navratilova United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6-3, 3-6, 7-6(3)
Loss 13. Feb 1994 Chicago Carpet United States Martina Navratilova United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6-3, 3-6, 6-4
Loss 14. Feb 1994 Oklahoma City Hard (i) United States Katrina Adams United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
7-6(3), 6-2
Loss 15. Feb 1994 Indian Wells Hard Czech Republic Helena Suková United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Lisa Raymond
6-2, 6-4
Loss 16. Mar 1994 Delray Beach Hard Czech Republic Helena Suková Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-2, 6-0
Win 13. Mar 1994 Houston Clay United States Martina Navratilova United States Katrina Adams
United States Zina Garrison
6-4, 6-2
Loss 17. Oct 1994 Leipzig Carpet Latvia Larisa Neiland United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
6-4, 6-4
Win 14. Oct 1994 Zürich Carpet United States Martina Navratilova United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
7-6(3), 6-1
Loss 18. Oct 1994 Filderstadt Hard (i) Latvia Larisa Neiland United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
7-6(5), 6-4
Win 15. Oct 1994 Brighton Carpet Latvia Larisa Neiland United States Mary Joe Fernández
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
4-6, 6-2, 6-3
Loss 19. Jan 1995 Hobart Hard Latvia Larisa Neiland Japan Kyoko Nagatsuka
Japan Ai Sugiyama
2-6, 6-4, 6-2
Loss 20. Feb 1995 Paris Carpet Australia Rennae Stubbs United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6-4, 6-1
Win 16. Apr 1995 Hilton Head Clay United States Nicole Arendt United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
0-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 21. Apr 1995 Amelia Island Clay United States Nicole Arendt South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Win 17. Apr 1995 Houston Clay United States Nicole Arendt Germany Wiltrud Probst
Canada Rene Simpson
6-4, 6-2
Loss 22. May 1995 World Doubles Cup Clay Australia Rennae Stubbs United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
6-2, 7-6(2)
Win 18. Jun 1995 Birmingham Grass Australia Rennae Stubbs Australia Nicole Bradtke
Australia Kristine Kunce
3-6, 6-4, 6-4
Win 19. Oct 1995 Zürich Carpet United States Nicole Arendt United States Chanda Rubin
Netherlands Caroline Vis
6-4, 6-7(4), 6-4
Win 20. Nov 1995 Quebec City Hard (i) United States Nicole Arendt United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
7-6(6), 4-6, 6-2
Win 21. Mar 1996 Linz Carpet United States Meredith McGrath Australia Rennae Stubbs
Czech Republic Helena Suková
6-4, 6-4
Win 22. May 1996 Doubles Championships Clay United States Nicole Arendt United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6-3, 2-6, 7-6(6)
Win 23. Feb 1997 Hanover Carpet United States Nicole Arendt Latvia Larisa Neiland
Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
4-6, 6-3, 7-6(4)
Loss 23. Apr 1997 Amelia Island Clay United States Nicole Arendt United States Lindsay Davenport
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6-3, 6-0
Win 24. May 1997 Rome Clay United States Nicole Arendt Spain Conchita Martínez
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
6-2, 6-4
Win 25. May 1997 Doubles Championships Clay United States Nicole Arendt Australia Rachel McQuillan
Japan Nana Miyagi
6-1, 3-6, 7-5
Loss 24. Jul 1997 Wimbledon Grass United States Nicole Arendt United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
7-6(4), 6-4
Loss 25. Aug 1997 Rogers Cup Toronto Hard United States Nicole Arendt Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
3-6, 7-5, 6-4
Win 26. Aug 1997 Stone Mountain Hard United States Nicole Arendt France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
6-7(5), 6-3, 6-2
Loss 26. Nov 1998 Sparkassen Cup Leipzig Carpet (i) Romania Irina Spîrlea Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6-3, 6-7(2), 6-1
Loss 27. Apr 2000 Miami Masters Hard United States Nicole Arendt France Julie Halard-Decugis
Japan Ai Sugiyama
4-6, 7-5, 6-4
Loss 28. May 2000 Hamburg Clay United States Nicole Arendt Russia Anna Kournikova
Belarus Natalia Zvereva
6-7(5), 6-2, 6-4
Loss 29. Nov 2000 WTA Championships Carpet United States Nicole Arendt Switzerland Martina Hingis
Russia Anna Kournikova
6-2, 6-3

ITF Circuit finals

$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 3 (2-1)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 20 January 1986 ITF San Antonio, United States Hard United States Nicole Arendt 3-6, 3-6
Winner 1. 16 June 1986 ITF Birmingham, United States Clay Australia Susan Leo 6-1, 6-1
Winner 2. 23 June 1986 ITF Seabrook, United States Clay United States Amy Schwartz 6-2, 7-6(8-6)

Doubles: 6 (4-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 January 1986 ITF San Antonio, United States Hard Netherlands Marianne van der Torre South Africa Dinky Van Rensburg
United Kingdom Clare Wood
7-5, 6-7(4-7), 6-4
Winner 2. 16 June 1986 ITF Fayetteville, United States Hard Netherlands Carin Bakkum Netherlands Digna Ketelaar
Brazil Themis Zambrzycki
6-3, 7-6(7-3)
Winner 3. 23 June 1986 ITF Seabrook, United States Clay South Africa Lise Gregory Australia Alison Scott
Australia Michelle Turk
6-2, 6-1
Runner-up 4. 14 July 1986 ITF Landskrona, Sweden Clay Netherlands Marianne van der Torre Netherlands Carin Bakkum
Netherlands Nicole Muns-Jagerman
6-4, 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 5. 10 November 1986 ITF São Paulo, Brazil Hard Netherlands Nicole Muns-Jagerman Brazil Niege Dias
Brazil Patricia Medrado
w/o
Winner 6. 27 January 1992 ITF Midland, United States Clay United States Meredith McGrath Canada Helen Kelesi
Netherlands Caroline Vis
6-3, 6-1

Grand Slam performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

Singles

Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Career W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R QF 2R 1R QF QF 3R QF SF SF QF QF QF A 31-13
French Open 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R QF QF 3R 3R QF QF 3R 2R 3R 27-14
Wimbledon 2R 3R 3R 1R QF 3R 1R SF 3R 3R F 3R QF 2R 28-14
US Open A 1R 2R 3R QF A 3R QF 2R QF SF 2R QF 1R 23-12

Mixed doubles

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 Career W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A SF A 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R W 1R SF A 15-9
French Open SF W 2R 1R SF 3R 2R 2R SF SF QF 2R 2R 22-12
Wimbledon 1R 3R 3R 2R SF F 1R 1R 1R QF 1R 3R QF 22-13
US Open A SF QF W A QF 1R 1R F W 1R 1R A 20-8

References

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