Tom Nijssen
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Tom Nijssen
Tom Nijssen
Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceRotterdam, Netherlands
Born (1964-10-01) 1 October 1964 (age 56)
Maastricht, Netherlands
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1984
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$1,474,432
Singles
Career record45-84
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 87 (17 April 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1989)
French Open1R (1986, 1987, 1989)
Wimbledon2R (1989)
US Open1R (1989)
Doubles
Career record261-268
Career titles11
Highest rankingNo. 10 (11 May 1992)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1992, 1994)
French OpenQF (1991)
WimbledonQF (1994)
US OpenQF (1994)
Mixed doubles
Career titles4
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenW (1989)
US OpenW (1991)

Tom Nijssen (born October 1, 1964) is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands. He went pro in 1984[1] and played at the ATP World Tour for 15 years[2]. Nijssen's highest ATP singles ranking was No. 87 on April 17, 1989. He reached his best doubles ranking on May 11, 1992 when he became world No. 10[1]. A doubles specialist, he won two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles with Manon Bollegraf, the French Open in 1989 and the US Open in 1991. They were runner-up at the Wimbledon mixed doubles tournament in 1993. In 1992 Nijssen and Helena Suková were the US Open mixed-doubles finalists.

Career finals

Doubles (11 titles, 14 runner-ups)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 1986 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Johan Vekemans Czechoslovakia Miloslav Me?í?
Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?míd
4-6, 2-6
Loss 2. 1987 Athens, Greece Clay Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil West Germany Tore Meinecke
West Germany Ricki Osterthun
2-6, 6-3, 2-6
Loss 3. 1987 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Johan Vekemans Poland Wojtek Fibak
Czechoslovakia Miloslav Me?í?
6-7, 7-5, 2-6
Win 1. 1987 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet (i) Australia Broderick Dyke United States Sammy Giammalva, Jr.
United States Jim Grabb
6-3, 6-2
Win 2. 1988 Metz, France Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil United States Rill Baxter
Nigeria Nduka Odizor
6-2, 6-7, 7-6
Win 3. 1988 Toulouse, France Hard (i) West Germany Ricki Osterthun Iran Mansour Bahrami
France Guy Forget
6-3, 6-4
Loss 4. 1988 Frankfurt, West Germany Carpet (i) United Kingdom Jeremy Bates West Germany Rüdiger Haas
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goran Ivani?evi?
6-1, 5-7, 3-6
Win 4. 1988 Brussels, Belgium Carpet (i) Australia Wally Masur Australia John Fitzgerald
Czechoslovakia Tomá? ?míd
7-5, 7-6
Loss 5. 1990 Milan, Italy Carpet (i) West Germany Udo Riglewski Italy Omar Camporese
Italy Diego Nargiso
4-6, 4-6
Loss 6. 1990 Stuttgart Indoor, West Germany Carpet (i) Denmark Michael Mortensen Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
France Guy Forget
3-6, 2-6
Loss 7. 1991 Milan, Italy Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Italy Omar Camporese
Croatia Goran Ivani?evi?
4-6, 6-7
Loss 8. 1991 Estoril, Portugal Clay Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Mark Koevermans
3-6, 3-6
Win 5. 1991 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
United States Kevin Curren
4-6, 6-3, 7-6
Win 6. 1991 Lyon, France Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk United States Steve DeVries
Australia David Macpherson
7-6, 6-3
Loss 9. 1991 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
5-7, 2-6
Win 7. 1992 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
6-3, 6-7, 6-3
Win 8. 1992 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Czechoslovakia Karel Nová?ek
Czechoslovakia David Rikl
6-3, 6-4
Loss 10. 1992 Bolzano, Italy Carpet (i) Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk Sweden Anders Järryd
Norway Bent-Ove Pedersen
1-6, 7-6, 3-6
Loss 11. 1993 Milan, Italy Carpet (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk Australia Mark Kratzmann
Australia Wally Masur
6-4, 3-6, 4-6
Win 9. 1993 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk South Africa Gary Muller
South Africa Piet Norval
7-6, 6-3
Loss 12. 1993 Paris Indoor, France Carpet (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
6-4, 5-7, 2-6
Win 10. 1994 Oahu, U.S. Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Alex O'Brien
United States Jonathan Stark
6-4, 6-4
Win 11. 1994 Milan, Italy Carpet (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
South Africa Piet Norval
4-6, 7-6, 7-6
Loss 13. 1996 Estoril, Portugal Clay United States Greg Van Emburgh Spain Tomás Carbonell
Spain Francisco Roig
3-6, 2-6
Loss 14. 1998 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Jeff Tarango United States Patrick Galbraith
New Zealand Brett Steven
4-6, 2-6

Doubles performance timeline

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)
Tournament 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A A A 2R 3R 1R 1R QF 2R QF 1R 1R 3R 1R 0 / 11 12-11
French Open A A 2R 1R 2R 3R 1R QF 2R 2R 3R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 12 13-12
Wimbledon A A A A 3R 2R 2R 3R 1R 1R QF 1R 3R 2R 1R 0 / 11 12-11
US Open A A A A A 1R A 1R 3R 3R QF 2R 2R 1R A 0 / 8 9-8
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 42 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 4-3 5-4 2-3 5-4 6-4 4-4 11-4 1-4 3-4 4-4 0-2 N/A 46-42
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells These Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
A A 1R A A A 1R A A 0 / 2 0-2
Miami 1R 1R 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 9 2-9
Monte Carlo A 1R SF 1R 1R SF 1R A A 0 / 6 5-6
Rome 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 8 0-8
Hamburg 1R QF SF 1R QF 1R 2R A A 0 / 7 5-7
Canada A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0
Cincinnati A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 1R F QF QF 2R A A A A 0 / 5 6-5
Paris A 1R QF F 2R A A A A 0 / 4 6-4
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 4 0 / 6 0 / 7 0 / 6 0 / 6 0 / 4 0 / 5 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 41 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0-4 5-6 8-7 5-6 1-6 4-4 1-5 0-2 0-1 N/A 24-41
Year-end ranking 430 82 97 44 34 84 53 23 18 25 28 74 79 96 313 N/A

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Tom Nijssen". Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "ATP Tour - Tom Nijssen". Retrieved 2020.

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