Kris Goossens
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Kris Goossens
Kris Goossens
Country (sports)Belgium Belgium
ResidenceGroot-Bijgaarden, Belgium
Born (1974-02-20) 20 February 1974 (age 48)
Uccle, Belgium
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1993
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$316,648
Singles
Career record9-30
Career titles0
5 Challenger, 2 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 90 (8 July 1996)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (1996, 1997)
French Open2R (1996)
Wimbledon1R (1996)
US Open1R (1995, 1996)
Doubles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
2 Challenger, 3 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 183 (8 June 1998)
Last updated on: 31 January 2022.

Kris Goossens (born 20 February 1974) is a former professional tennis player from Belgium.

Career

Goossens entered into the ATP's top 100 for the first time in 1995, after making the semi-final of the Swedish Open and winning a Challenger event in Ecuador. His run to the semi-finals in Sweden including a win over world number 24 Jonas Björkman.[1]

Also that year, he played two Davis Cup singles rubbers for Belgium, against the Russian team. He lost both of his matches, to Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Andrei Chesnokov.[2]

He entered the main draw of seven Grand Slams but only once reached the second round. That occurred at the 1996 French Open, where he defeated Tim Henman. In the following round he lost to Guy Forget, in a five set match.[3]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 13 (7-6)

Legend
ATP Challenger (5-4)
ITF Futures (2-2)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (7-5)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Jun 1994 Fürth, Germany Challenger Clay Germany Dirk Dier 6-7, 6-3, 6-2
Win 2-0 Sep 1994 Budapest, Hungary Challenger Clay Norway Christian Ruud 4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Loss 2-1 Feb 1995 Mar del Plata, Argentina Challenger Clay Czech Republic Jiri Novak 2-6, 6-3, 3-6
Win 3-1 May 1995 Dresden, Germany Challenger Clay Sweden Magnus Gustafsson 6-4, 5-7, 7-5
Win 4-1 Oct 1995 Guayaquil, Ecuador Challenger Clay Germany Dirk Dier 6-4, 6-4
Loss 4-2 Feb 1996 Punta del Este, Uruguay Challenger Clay Spain Félix Mantilla 2-6, 6-7
Win 5-2 Jul 1996 Ulm, Germany Challenger Clay Morocco Karim Alami 6-4, 6-0
Loss 5-3 Jul 1996 Ostend, Belgium Challenger Clay France Thierry Champion 3-6, 4-6
Loss 5-4 Jan 1999 USA F2, Miami Futures Hard United States Bob Bryan 2-6, 5-7
Win 6-4 Mar 1999 Italy F1, Sassari Futures Clay Italy Filippo Volandri 6-1, 1-6, 6-4
Win 7-4 May 2000 USA F13, Boca Raton Futures Clay Colombia Mauricio Hadad 6-3, 7-5
Loss 7-5 Jul 2000 France F12, Toulon Futures Clay Japan Jun Kato 3-6, 4-6
Loss 7-6 Aug 2000 Manerbio, Italy Challenger Clay Italy Stefano Tarallo 3-6, 4-6


Doubles: 8 (5-3)

Legend
ATP Challenger (2-3)
ITF Futures (3-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-0)
Clay (4-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 May 1992 Antwerp, Belgium Challenger Clay Sweden Mikael Pernfors Australia Michael Brown
Australia Roger Rasheed
2-6, 4-6
Win 1-1 Jul 1997 Ulm, Germany Challenger Clay Belgium Tom Vanhoudt Czech Republic Petr Luxa
Czech Republic Petr Pala
6-3, 6-0
Win 2-1 Jul 1997 Ostend, Belgium Challenger Clay Belgium Tom Vanhoudt France Tarik Benhabiles
France Julien Boutter
3-6, 6-4, 6-0
Loss 2-2 Oct 1997 Lima, Peru Challenger Clay Venezuela Jimy Szymanski Argentina Mariano Hood
Argentina Sebastian Prieto
2-6, 1-6
Win 3-2 Nov 1998 Australia F2, Frankston Futures Clay Australia Toby Mitchell Australia Luke Bourgeois
Australia Andrew Painter
4-6, 6-1, 6-2
Win 4-2 Oct 1999 Uzbekistan F4, Fergana Futures Hard Israel Lior Dahan Italy Stefano Galvani
Israel Andy Ram
7-5, 7-6
Loss 4-3 Oct 1999 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay Spain Emilio Benfele Álvarez Russia Andrei Stoliarov
Israel Noam Behr
7-6, 3-6, 1-6
Win 5-3 Jun 2000 Germany F6, Villingen Futures Clay Romania Ionut Moldovan Sweden Johan Settergren
Netherlands Melle Van Gemerden
7-6(8-6), 6-3

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.

Singles

Tournament 1994 1995 1996 1997 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0-2 0%
French Open A 1R 2R Q1 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Wimbledon A A 1R A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
US Open A 1R 1R A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Win-loss 0-0 0-2 1-4 0-1 0 / 7 1-7 13%
ATP Masters Series
Monte Carlo A Q1 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Paris Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 0 0-0  - 


References

External links


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