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Jasper Smit
Jasper Smit
Full nameJasper Smit
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born (1980-11-17) 17 November 1980 (age 41)
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$94,414
Singles
Career record0-1
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 413 (8 November 2004)
Doubles
Career record2-8
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 121 (3 March 2008)

Jasper Smit (born 17 November 1980) is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands.

Biography

Smit, a right-handed player, featured most successfully in the doubles format, in which he reached 121 in the world.[1]

All of his eight main draw doubles appearances on the ATP Tour were with countryman Martijn van Haasteren and included two quarter-finals. The pair reached the quarter-finals at the Dutch Open Amersfoort in 2007 by upsetting second seeds Tomas Behrend and Christopher Kas, then in 2008 they were quarter-finalists at the Zagreb Indoors. He also won three Challenger titles partnering van Haasteren.

As a singles player he appeared in his only ATP Tour main draw at the 2006 Kingfisher Airlines Tennis Open in Mumbai, for a first round loss to Gouichi Motomura. He took part in the qualifying draw for the 2006 Wimbledon Championships. In 2010 he won a match over then world number 62 Pablo Cuevas on clay at the Scheveningen Challenger.[2]

Retired from professional tennis, Smit was still playing in Dutch league tennis at the age of 36.[3]

Challenger titles

Doubles: (3)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 2006 Dublin, Ireland Carpet Netherlands Martijn van Haasteren United Kingdom Colin Fleming
United Kingdom Jamie Murray
6-3, 2-6, [10-8]
2. 2006 Helsinki, Finland Hard Netherlands Martijn van Haasteren Latvia Ernests Gulbis
Latvia Deniss Pavlovs
7-6(8-6), 6-2
3. 2007 Grenoble, France Hard Netherlands Martijn van Haasteren Denmark Frederik Nielsen
Denmark Martin Pedersen
6-3, 6-1

References

  1. ^ "Halden Arbeiderblad - Jonathan (35) vant VM-bronse i tennis". Halden Arbeiderblad (in Norwegian). 11 April 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Cuevas perdió en singles". CX 14 El Espectador (in Spanish). 8 July 2010. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "Tennis veteraan Jasper Smit (36) begint aan vijftiende seizoen in de eredivisie". Groot-Waterland (in Dutch). 23 May 2017. Retrieved 2017.

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