Menno Oosting
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Menno Oosting
Menno Oosting
Internationale kampioenschap tennis Melkhuisje Menno Oosting in actie, Bestanddeelnr 933-7188.jpg
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born(1964-05-17)17 May 1964
Son en Breugel, Netherlands
Died22 February 1999(1999-02-22) (aged 34)
Turnhout, Belgium
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1983
Prize money$1,041,725
Career record26-36
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 72 (4 July 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1988)
French Open1R (1986, 1988)
Wimbledon3R (1988)
US Open2R (1988)
Career record239-257
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 20 (13 February 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1991)
French Open3R (1997)
Wimbledon3R (1995)
US Open3R (1996)

Menno Oosting (17 May 1964 - 22 February 1999) was a professional tennis player from the Netherlands, who won seven ATP Tour doubles titles out of 18 finals in his career.

Born in Son en Breugel, North Brabant, Oosting reached a career-high ranking of 72 in the men's singles in 1988, and 20 in doubles in 1995. Oosting won the mixed-doubles title on Roland Garros in 1994, partnering Kristie Boogert. Oosting played in four Davis Cup ties for the Netherlands during the 1980s, posting a 5-3 record in singles and a 2-1 record in doubles. He died of injuries sustained in a car accident in Turnhout, Belgium.[1]

Career finals

Doubles: 18 (7 wins - 11 losses)

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-1)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (7-10)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. 1991 Athens, Greece Clay Finland Olli Rahnasto Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Mark Koevermans
7-5, 6-7, 5-7
Win 1. 1992 Munich, Germany Clay South Africa David Adams Australia Carl Limberger
Czechoslovakia Tomá? Anzari
3-6, 7-5, 6-3
Loss 2. 1993 Estoril, Portugal Clay Germany Udo Riglewski South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
3-6, 5-7
Win 2. 1993 Bucharest, Romania Clay Belgium Libor Pimek Romania George Cosac
Romania Ciprian Petre Porumb
7-6, 7-6
Win 3. 1994 Casablanca, Morocco Clay South Africa David Adams Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Federico Mordegan
6-3, 6-4
Loss 3. 1994 Estoril, Portugal Clay Netherlands Richard Krajicek Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Federico Mordegan
Win 4. 1994 Madrid, Spain Clay Sweden Rikard Bergh France Jean-Philippe Fleurian
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
6-3, 6-4
Loss 4. 1994 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Daniel Vacek Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6-7, 4-6
Win 5. 1994 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Czech Republic Daniel Vacek United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jared Palmer
7-6, 6-7, 6-3
Win 6. 1996 Zagreb, Croatia Carpet Belgium Libor Pimek Czech Republic Martin Damm
Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
6-3, 7-6
Loss 5. 1996 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
4-6, 4-6
Loss 6. 1996 Sankt Pölten, Austria Clay South Africa David Adams Czech Republic Ctislav Dosed?l
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
7-6, 4-6, 3-6
Loss 7. 1996 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay South Africa David Adams Belgium Libor Pimek
South Africa Byron Talbot
6-7, 3-6
Loss 8. 1996 Bucharest, Romania Clay South Africa David Adams Sweden David Ekerot
United States Jeff Tarango
6-7, 6-7
Loss 9. 1996 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) South Africa David Adams Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
3-6, 4-6
Loss 10. 1996 Vienna, Austria Carpet Czech Republic Pavel Vízner Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6-7, 4-6
Win 7. 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet Netherlands Tom Kempers Netherlands Jan Siemerink
New Zealand Brett Steven
6-4, 7-6
Loss 11. 1999 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet Romania Andrei Pavel United States Jeff Tarango
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6-3, 3-6, 5-7


  1. ^ "Menno Oosting". Sunday Herald. March 20, 1999. Retrieved 2013.

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