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Joran Vliegen
Joran Vliegen
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Vliegen at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) Belgium
ResidenceMaaseik, Belgium
Born (1993-07-07) 7 July 1993 (age 28)
Maaseik, Belgium
Height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro2014
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$525,235
Singles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 508 (1 August 2016)
Doubles
Career record56-46
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 31 (10 May 2021)
Current rankingNo. 31 (10 May 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2020)
French OpenQF (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2019)
US OpenQF (2020)
Mixed doubles
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2020)
Wimbledon3R (2019)
US Open1R (2019)
Last updated on: 10 May 2021.

Joran Vliegen (born 7 July 1993) is a Belgian tennis player. Vliegen has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 31 achieved on 10 May 2021.[1] He also has a career high singles ranking of 508 achieved on 1 August 2016. Vliegen won two singles titles on the ITF Men's Circuit, but now focuses on doubles. Vliegen has claimed 5 ATP tour doubles titles with partner Sander Gillé.[2]

Early life and background

Vliegen was born in Maaseik, Belgium to parents Ivo Vliegen and Annick Desender. He has a brother named Warre. He started playing tennis at the age of five.[3] In 2011 he moved to the United States to play college tennis at East Carolina University. He was named 2014 Conference USA Player of the Year.[4] He earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in business.[3]

Career

2018

Vliegen made his debut with the Belgium Davis Cup team in 2018. In the quarter finals against the United States, he and fellow Belgian Sander Gillé lost against Ryan Harrison and Jack Sock.[5]

2019: Grand Slam debut and first quarterfinal , Three ATP doubles titles

In 2019 he and Gillé managed to pull off a surprise win over Brazil's Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares in the Belgium-Brazil Davis cup tie contributing to Belgium qualifying for the 2019 Davis Cup Finals held in November.[6]

Vliegen made his Grand Slam debut in the 2019 French Open. Partnering Mikhail Kukushkin from Kazakhstan he managed to reach the quarterfinals.[4] At Wimbledon 2019, Vliegen made his debut in a mixed doubles event, and reached the third round with Zheng Saisai from China.[7]

Vliegen won his first ATP Tour doubles title at the 2019 Swedish Open with fellow Belgian Sander Gillé.[8] One week later, again partnering with Gillé, he also won the title at the Swiss Open.[9] The duo continued their winning streak by reaching the final of the Austrian Open, losing to Philipp Oswald and Filip Polá?ek.[10] Two months later, Vliegen and Gillé picked up their third title of 2019 at the Zhuhai Championships.[2]

2020-2021: Two ATP doubles titles, Second Grand Slam quarterfinal and first Masters 1000 semifinal

Vliegen won two more titles with his partner Sander Gillé at the 2020 Astana Open and at the 2021 Singapore Open. They also reached the quarterfinals at the 2020 US Open (tennis) losing to the eventual runners-up Mektic/Koolhof, their best showing at the Grand Slam thus far. The pair made their first Masters 1000 semifinal at the 2021 Mutua Madrid Open losing to the 2nd seeded pair of Pavic/Mektic. As a result, Vliegen reached a career-high of No. 31 on 10 May 2021.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 6 (5 titles, 2 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (5-2)
Titles by surface
Hard (3-0)
Clay (2-2)
Grass (0-0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (3-2)
Indoor (2-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2019 Swedish Open, Sweden 250 Series Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Argentina Federico Delbonis
Argentina Horacio Zeballos
6-7(5-7), 7-5, [10-5]
Win 2-0 Jul 2019 Swiss Open, Switzerland 250 Series Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Austria Philipp Oswald
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
6-4, 6-3
Loss 2-1 Aug 2019 Austrian Open, Austria 250 Series Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Austria Philipp Oswald
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
4-6, 4-6
Win 3-1 Sep 2019 Zhuhai Championships, China 250 Series Hard Belgium Sander Gillé Brazil Marcelo Demoliner
Netherlands Matwé Middelkoop
7-6(7-2), 7-6(7-4)
Win 4-1 Nov 2020 Astana Open, Kazakhstan 250 Series Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé Australia Max Purcell
Australia Luke Saville
7-5, 6-3
Win 5-1 Feb 2021 Singapore Open, Singapore 250 Series Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé Australia Matthew Ebden
Australia John-Patrick Smith
6-2, 6-3
Loss 5-2 May 2021 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Netherlands Wesley Koolhof
Germany Kevin Krawietz
6-4, 4-6, [5-10]

Challenger and Futures Finals

Singles: 3 (2-1)

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0-0)
ITF Futures Tour (2-1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1-0)
Clay (1-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 2015 Belgium F8, Middelkerke Futures Hard Belgium Julien Cagnina 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(7-2)
Loss 1-1 Sep 2015 Belgium F14, Middelkerke Futures Clay Germany Jeremy Jahn 3-6, 4-6
Win 2-1 Aug 2016 Belgium F11, Huy Futures Clay Belgium Romain Barbosa 6-4, 6-4

Doubles: 50 (36-14)

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (13-7)
ITF Futures Tour (23-7)
Titles by Surface
Hard (9-3)
Clay (25-10)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (2-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2013 Belgium F6, Heist Futures Clay Belgium Cedric De Zutter Netherlands Bobbie De Goeijen
Netherlands Scott Griekspoor
7-5, 6-2
Win 2-0 Aug 2013 Belgium F8, Eupen Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Argentina Gustavo Gómez Buyatti
France Antoine Hoang
6-3, 6-3
Win 3-0 Aug 2014 Belgium F11, Koksijde Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Australia Jake Eames
Spain David Pérez Sanz
3-6, 6-3, [12-10]
Win 4-0 Jun 2015 Belgium F2, Damme Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé France Antoine Hoang
Luxembourg Ugo Nastasi
6-2, 6-3
Loss 4-1 Jun 2015 Belgium F3, Havré Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé United States Deiton Baughman
Brazil Fabrício Neis
6-2, 4-6, [2-10]
Win 5-1 Jul 2015 Belgium F7, Duinbergen Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Belgium Julien Cagnina
Belgium Jonas Merckx
6-7(5-7), 6-4, [10-6]
Loss 5-2 Aug 2015 Belgium F8, Middelkerke Futures Hard Belgium Sander Gillé Netherlands Sander Arends
Uruguay Ariel Behar
7-6(7-1), 4-6, [7-10]
Loss 5-3 Aug 2015 Belgium F9, Eupen Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé United Kingdom Billy Harris
United Kingdom Evan Hoyt
6-7(5-7), 3-6
Win 6-3 Aug 2015 Belgium F10, Koksijde Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé United Kingdom Evan Hoyt
United Kingdom Toby Martin
6-2, 6-1
Win 7-3 Aug 2015 Belgium F11, Jupille-sur-Meuse Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé United Kingdom Evan Hoyt
United Kingdom Toby Martin
6-1, 6-4
Win 8-3 Aug 2015 Belgium F12, Ostend Futures Clay France Antoine Hoang Netherlands Kevin Benning
Belgium Jonas Merckx
6-2, 7-5
Win 9-3 Sep 2015 Belgium F14, Middelkerke Futures Clay Portugal Gonçalo Oliveira Germany Timon Reichelt
Germany George von Massow
6-3, 3-6, [10-4]
Win 10-3 Oct 2015 Norway F2, Oslo Futures Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé Croatia Ivan Sabanov
Croatia Matej Sabanov
6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-5), [10-8]
Win 11-3 Nov 2015 Norway F3, Oslo Futures Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé Croatia Ivan Sabanov
Croatia Matej Sabanov
7-6(7-3), 6-1
Win 12-3 Jan 2016 France F2, Bressuire Futures Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé France Benjamin Bonzi
France Grégoire Jacq
7-6(7-1), 7-5
Win 13-3 Jan 2016 France F3, Veigy-Foncenex Futures Carpet (i) Belgium Sander Gillé United Kingdom Scott Clayton
United Kingdom Richard Gabb
6-7(4-7), 7-6(8-6), [10-7]
Loss 13-4 Mar 2016 Egypt F7, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard Belgium Sander Gillé Czech Republic Dominik Kellovský
Czech Republic Jaroslav Pospí?il
6-3, 3-6, [11-13]
Win 14-4 Mar 2016 Egypt F8, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard Belgium Sander Gillé Germany Tom Schönenberg
Germany Matthias Wunner
6-3, 7-6(7-2)
Win 15-4 Apr 2016 Uzbekistan F2, Bukhara Futures Hard Belgium Sander Gillé Russia Evgeny Elistratov
Russia Vitaly Kozyukov
6-4, 6-3
Win 16-4 May 2016 Ukraine F1, Cherkasy Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Switzerland Antoine Bellier
Ukraine Vladyslav Manafov
6-3, 4-6, [11-9]
Win 17-4 Jun 2016 Belgium F2, Havré Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Australia Adam Taylor
Australia Jason Taylor
6-2, 6-4
Win 18-4 Jul 2016 Belgium F3, Nieuwpoort Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Belgium Stijn Meulemans
Belgium Laurens Verboven
6-2, 6-3
Win 19-4 Jul 2016 Belgium F6, Knokke Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé United States Hunter Johnson
United States Yates Johnson
6-4, 6-4
Win 20-4 Jul 2016 Belgium F7, Duinbergen Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Belgium Michael Geerts
Belgium Jeroen Vanneste
6-7(4-7), 6-3, [10-4]
Win 21-4 Aug 2016 Trnava, Slovakia Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Poland Tomasz Bednarek
Czech Republic Roman Jebavý
6-2, 7-5
Loss 21-5 Aug 2016 Meerbusch, Germany Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Russia Mikhail Elgin
Belarus Andrei Vasilevski
6-7(6-8), 4-6
Loss 21-6 Aug 2016 Belgium F11, Huy Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé United Kingdom Jarryd Bant
United Kingdom Tom Farquharson
3-6, 2-6
Loss 21-7 Jan 2017 Germany F2, Kaarst Futures Carpet (i) Netherlands David Pel Germany Jannis Kahlke
Germany Oscar Otte
3-6, 7-5, [8-10]
Win 22-7 Jan 2017 France F3, Veigy-Foncenex Futures Carpet (i) Belgium Julien Dubail Netherlands Antal van der Duim
Netherlands Tim van Terheijden
4-6, 6-4, [10-4]
Loss 22-8 Mar 2017 Turkey F10, Antalya Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Turkey Tuna Altuna
Turkey Cem ?lkel
6-0, 2-6, [8-10]
Win 23-8 May 2017 Italy F12, Naples Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Netherlands Antal van der Duim
Netherlands Boy Westerhof
6-4, 6-2
Win 24-8 May 2017 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Romania Andrei ?tefan Apostol
Romania Nicolae Frunz?
7-6(7-5), 6-2
Win 25-8 Jun 2017 Lyon, France Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Germany Gero Kretschmer
Germany Alexander Satschko
6-7(2-7), 7-6(7-2), [14-12]
Win 26-8 Jun 2017 Blois, France Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Argentina Máximo González
Brazil Fabrício Neis
3-6, 6-3, [10-7]
Win 27-8 Jul 2017 Scheveningen, Netherlands Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Slovakia Jozef Kovalík
Greece Stefanos Tsitsipas
6-2, 4-6, [12-10]
Win 28-8 Jul 2017 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Mexico Lucas Gómez
Argentina Juan Ignacio Londero
6-2, 6-7(5-7), [10-3]
Loss 28-9 Sep 2017 Sibiu, Romania Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Italy Marco Cecchinato
Italy Matteo Donati
3-6, 1-6
Loss 28-10 Sep 2017 Rome, Italy Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Slovakia Martin Kli?an
Slovakia Jozef Kovalík
3-6, 6-7(5-7)
Win 29-10 Jan 2018 Rennes, France Challenger Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé Netherlands Sander Arends
Croatia Antonio ?an?i?
6-3, 6-7(1-7), [10-7]
Loss 29-11 Feb 2018 Quimper, France Challenger Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé United Kingdom Ken Skupski
United Kingdom Neal Skupski
3-6, 6-3, [7-10]
Loss 29-12 May 2018 Rome, Italy Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Germany Kevin Krawietz
Germany Andreas Mies
3-6, 6-2, [4-10]
Win 30-12 Jul 2018 Prague, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Brazil Fernando Romboli
Spain David Vega Hernández
6-4, 6-2
Win 31-12 Aug 2018 Liberec, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
Czech Republic Patrik Rikl
6-3, 6-4
Win 32-12 Aug 2018 Pullach, Germany Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Italy Daniele Bracciali
Italy Simone Bolelli
6-2, 6-2
Win 33-12 Oct 2018 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé India Purav Raja
Croatia Antonio ?an?i?
3-6, 6-3, [10-3]
Win 34-12 Oct 2018 Brest, France Challenger Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé India Leander Paes
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
3-6, 6-4, [10-2]
Win 35-12 Nov 2018 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France Challenger Hard (i) Belgium Sander Gillé Monaco Romain Arneodo
France Quentin Halys
6-3, 4-6, [10-2]
Loss 35-13 Jan 2019 Punta del Este, Uruguay Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Argentina Guido Andreozzi
Argentina Guillermo Durán
2-6, 7-6(8-6), [8-10]
Loss 35-14 Mar 2019 Marbella, Spain Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Germany Kevin Krawietz
Germany Andreas Mies
6-7(6-8), 6-2, [6-10]
Win 36-14 Jun 2019 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Clay Belgium Sander Gillé Slovakia Luká? Klein
Slovakia Alex Mol?an
6-2, 7-5

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Doubles

Current through the end of 2021 Citi Open.

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 2R 1R 0 / 2 1-2 33%
French Open A A A A QF 1R 3R 0 / 3 5-3 63%
Wimbledon A A A Q2 2R NH 1R 0 / 2 1-2 33%
US Open A A A A 1R QF 0 / 2 2-2 50%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-3 3-3 2-3 0 / 9 9-9 50%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Miami Open A A A A A NH 1R 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Monte-Carlo Masters A A A A A NH 1R 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Madrid Open A A A A A NH SF 0 / 1 2-1 67%
Rome Masters A A A A A 2R 1R 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Paris Masters A A A A 1R 2R 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 2-3 2-4 0 / 8 4-8 33%
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 1 3 18 15 17 Career total: 54
Titles 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 Career total: 5
Finals 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 Career total: 7
Overall Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-4 31-16 16-16 14-15 5 / 54 61-52 54%
Year-end ranking 360 159 117 85 39 36

Mixed doubles

This table is current through the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.

Tournament 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Australian Open A QF A 0 / 1 2-1 67%
French Open A NH A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon 3R NH A 0 / 1 2-1 67%
US Open 1R NH 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-Loss 2-2 2-1 0-0 0 / 3 4-3 57%

References

  1. ^ "Joran Vliegen | Overview | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b "ATP Doubles: Sander Gille & Joran Vliegen claim third title of 2019". Tennis World USA. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b "Joran Vliegen | Bio | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved .
  4. ^ a b Athletics, E. C. U. "ECU Tennis Alum Joran Vliegen reaches French Open quarterfinals". www.witn.com. Retrieved .
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  9. ^ "Gille/Vliegen Can't Be Beaten In Gstaad, Win Second Title In A Row | ATP Tour | Tennis". ATP Tour. Retrieved .
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