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Niels Desein

Niels Desein
Niels Desein 1, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Belgium
ResidenceOstend, Belgium
Born (1987-06-09) 9 June 1987 (age 34)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$412,624
Singles
Career record0-3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 154 (2 March 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2016)
French OpenQ2 (2014)
WimbledonQ1 (2010, 2013, 2014, 2015)
US Open1R (2014)
Doubles
Career record1-0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 182 (3 August 2009)
Current rankingNo. 1550 (12 July 2021)
Team competitions
Davis CupF (2015)
Last updated on: 18 July 2021.

Niels Desein (born 9 June 1987) is a Belgian tennis player playing on the ATP Challenger Tour. He was born in Ghent, Belgium, and currently resides in Wondelgem, Belgium.

Juniors

Desein reached as high as No. 4 in the combined junior world rankings in May 2005.[1]

Junior Slam results:


Australian Open: -
French Open: 1R (2005)
Wimbledon: 3R (2004, 2005)
US Open: 2R (2004)

Professional tour

His career-high ATP rankings are World No. 154 in singles in March 2015 and World No. 182 in doubles in August 2009. His favourite surface is clay.[2]


He made his main draw debut on the ATP World Tour at the 2013 Portugal Open as a qualifier. He represented the Belgium Davis Cup team on one occasion in 2015.


Singles: 47 (27-20)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-0)
ITF Futures (26-20)
Finals by surface
Hard (16-11)
Clay (10-4)
Grass (0-1)
Carpet (1-4)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2005 Great Britain F8, Felixstowe Futures Grass France Nicolas Tourte 7-6(7-5), 5-7, 3-6
Win 1-1 Jul 2006 Germany F8, Trier Futures Clay Czech Republic Lukas Rosol 2-6, 7-6(7-1), 6-4
Loss 1-2 Mar 2007 Portugal F3, Albufeira Futures Hard Lithuania Ricardas Berankis 5-7, 4-6
Win 2-2 May 2007 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay Slovakia Martin Klizan 7-6(7-3), 7-6(9-7)
Loss 2-3 Aug 2007 Germany F11, Wetzlar Futures Clay Germany Alexander Flock 4-6, 2-6
Loss 2-4 Nov 2007 Israel F4, Ramat Hasharon Futures Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans 3-6, 3-6
Win 3-4 Jan 2008 France F1, Deauville Futures Clay Romania Catalin-Ionut Gard 6-2, 4-6, 6-0
Loss 3-5 Aug 2008 Senegal F1, Dakar Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 3-6, 5-7
Win 4-5 Aug 2008 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 3-3 ret.
Loss 4-6 Sep 2008 France F14, Mulhouse Futures Hard Switzerland Michael Lammer 7-6(7-4), 5-7, 3-6
Win 5-6 Oct 2008 France F18, Saint-Dizier Futures Hard France Vincent Millot 6-7(1-7), 6-3, 6-1
Win 6-6 Oct 2008 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Futures Hard Slovakia Pavol Cervenak 6-4, 6-1
Win 7-6 Jul 2009 Italy F20, Modena Futures Clay Italy Francesco Aldi 2-6, 7-5, 6-3
Win 8-6 Sep 2009 France F14, Mulhouse Futures Hard Belgium Yannick Mertens 7-6(7-1), 6-4
Win 9-6 Oct 2009 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Futures Hard France Baptiste Dupuy 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-2)
Win 10-6 Nov 2009 Senegal F1, Dakar Futures Hard Ivory Coast Valentin Sanon 7-6(7-2), 6-3
Win 11-6 Nov 2009 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard Italy Claudio Grassi 6-2, 6-0
Win 12-6 Feb 2010 Germany F4, Nussloch Futures Carpet Netherlands Thomas Schoorel 6-7(2-7), 7-6(7-3), 7-6(8-6)
Loss 12-7 Mar 2010 France F4, Lille Futures Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans 4-6, 2-6
Loss 12-8 Jul 2010 Spain F23, Palma del Río Futures Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans 6-4, 4-6, 6-7(1-7)
Loss 12-9 Sep 2010 Netherlands F6, Middelburg Futures Clay Netherlands Matwe Middelkoop 6-7(2-7), 2-6
Loss 12-10 Feb 2012 Turkey F5, Antalya Futures Hard Italy Riccardo Ghedin 6-1, 4-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 12-11 Mar 2012 Portugal F3, Loulé Futures Hard Hungary Dénes Lukács 4-6, 1-6
Loss 12-12 Mar 2012 France F6, Saint-Raphaël Futures Hard France Laurent Rochette 4-6, 1-6
Loss 12-13 Apr 2012 Greece F1, Heraklion Futures Carpet France Yannick Jankovits 3-6, 5-7
Loss 12-14 Apr 2012 Greece F2, Heraklion Futures Carpet Greece Alexandros Jakupovic 7-6(11-9), 3-6, 4-6
Win 13-14 Jul 2012 Belgium F1, De Haan Futures Clay Belgium Arthur De Greef 6-2, 4-6, 6-3
Loss 13-15 Jul 2012 Netherlands F4, Middelburg Futures Clay Netherlands Matwe Middelkoop 6-4, 2-6, 3-6
Win 14-15 Aug 2012 Belgium F8, Koksijde Futures Clay Ecuador Juan-Sebastian Vivanco 6-2, 6-0
Win 15-15 Sep 2012 Belgium F10, Damme Futures Clay Belgium Joris de Loore 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 15-16 Sep 2012 France F15, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Futures Hard France Julien Obry 4-6, 3-6
Win 16-16 Feb 2013 Portugal F1, Vale do Lobo Futures Hard Portugal Pedro Sousa 7-6(7-3), 6-2
Win 17-16 Apr 2013 France F7, Angers Futures Clay France Calvin Hemery 6-3, 6-2
Loss 17-17 Jul 2013 Netherlands F4, Middelburg Futures Clay Netherlands Thomas Schoorel 3-6, 4-6
Win 18-17 Sep 2013 France F16, Plaisir Futures Hard Belgium Maxime Authom 6-4, 6-4
Win 19-17 Oct 2013 Hungary F1, Budapest Futures Clay Spain Gerard Granollers-Pujol 5-7, 6-3, 6-2
Loss 19-18 Oct 2013 Portugal F11, Guimarães Futures Hard Portugal Rui Machado 6-7(4-7), 3-6
Win 20-18 Jul 2014 Belgium F7, Middelkerke Futures Hard Belgium Steve Darcis 6-3, 3-6, 7-6(8-6)
Win 21-18 Sep 2014 France F19, Plaisir Futures Hard France Josselin Ouanna 6-1, 7-6(7-4)
Win 22-18 Oct 2014 France F21, Nevers Futures Hard France Enzo Couacaud 6-1, 6-7(7-9), 6-2
Win 23-18 Feb 2015 Glasgow, United Kingdom Challenger Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans 7-6(7-4), 2-6, 7-6(7-4)
Win 24-18 Sep 2015 France F17, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Futures Hard France Gregoire Barrere 7-5, 6-3
Win 25-18 Oct 2015 France F22, Saint-Dizier Futures Hard United States Peter Kobelt 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 25-19 Jan 2016 Germany F3, Nussloch Futures Carpet Germany Nils Langer 3-6, 4-6
Win 26-19 Jun 2016 Belgium F1, Binche Futures Clay France Arthur Rinderknech 6-2, 6-7(3-7), 6-1
Win 27-19 Sep 2017 France F19, Mulhouse Futures Hard United Kingdom Edward Corrie 6-3, 4-6, 6-3
Loss 27-20 Feb 2018 Switzerland F2, Bellevue Futures Carpet France Ugo Humbert 7-6(7-2), 6-7(5-7), 3-6


Doubles: 51 (32-19)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-4)
ITF Futures (31-15)
Finals by surface
Hard (14-8)
Clay (14-9)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (4-2)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Feb 2006 Israel F1, Ramat Hasharon Futures Hard Czech Republic Dusan Lojda France Antoine Benneteau
France Frederic Jeanclaude
6-7(2-7), 6-7(4-7)
Loss 0-2 Jun 2006 Tunisia F1, Sousse Futures Clay Czech Republic Dusan Lojda Morocco Mounir El Aarej
Tunisia Walid Jallali
4-6, 3-6
Win 1-2 Aug 2006 Germany F11, Essen Futures Clay Belgium Ruben Bemelmans Netherlands Antal Van Der Duim
Netherlands Boy Westerhof
1-6, 7-5, 7-5
Win 2-2 Jan 2007 Germany F3, Kaarst Futures Carpet Belgium Jeroen Masson Germany Daniel Brands
Germany Ralph Grambow
6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Win 3-2 Mar 2007 Portugal F2, Lagos Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos Uzbekistan Murad Inoyatov
Russia Dmitri Sitak
6-3, 6-4
Win 4-2 May 2007 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay Belgium Jeroen Masson Denmark Thomas Kromann
Denmark Martin Pedersen
6-4, 6-1
Win 5-2 Jul 2007 Netherlands F2, Breda Futures Clay Belgium Jeroen Masson Russia Vladimir Karusevich
Argentina Nicolas Todero
6-4, 3-6, 7-6(7-5)
Loss 5-3 Nov 2007 Great Britain F21, Redbridge Futures Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans United Kingdom Josh Goodall
United Kingdom Ken Skupski
7-5, 6-7(3-7), [5-10]
Win 6-3 Jan 2008 France F1, Deauville Futures Clay France Alexandre Renard France Philippe de Bonnevie
France Petar Popovic
6-3, 6-2
Win 7-3 Mar 2008 Morocco F1, Oujda Futures Clay Belgium Jeroen Masson Spain M-A Lopez Jaen]
Spain J-M Such-Perez
6-2, 6-4
Win 8-3 Jun 2008 Netherlands F2, Alkmaar Futures Clay Belgium Jeroen Masson Czech Republic Dusan Karol
Belgium Yannick Mertens
6-4, 6-7(4-7), [10-6]
Loss 8-4 Jun 2008 Netherlands F3, Breda Futures Clay Belgium Jeroen Masson Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
Netherlands Matwe Middelkoop
6-3, 3-6, [8-10]
Win 9-4 Aug 2008 Senegal F1, Dakar Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos Monaco Benjamin Balleret
France Philippe de Bonnevie
7-5, 6-7(3-7), [10-5]
Win 10-4 Aug 2008 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos Monaco Benjamin Balleret
France Philippe de Bonnevie
6-4, 6-4
Win 11-4 Aug 2008 Belgium F2, Koksijde Futures Clay Belgium Ruben Bemelmans Belgium Alexandre Folie
Belgium David Goffin
7-5, 7-5
Win 12-4 Aug 2008 Italy F28, Piombino Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos China Bai Yan
China Jun-Chao Xu
6-3, 6-3
Win 13-4 Sep 2008 France F14, Mulhouse Futures Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans Jamaica Dustin Brown
Germany Stefan Seifert
7-6(13-11), 6-3
Loss 13-5 Sep 2008 Grenoble, France Challenger Hard Belgium Dick Norman Austria Martin Fischer
Austria Philipp Oswald
7-6(7-5), 5-7, [7-10]
Win 14-5 Oct 2008 France F18, Saint-Dizier Futures Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans Spain Guillermo Alcaide
Russia Nikolai Nesterov
6-4, 3-6, [10-6]
Loss 14-6 Jul 2009 San Benedetto, Italy Challenger Clay France Stephane Robert Italy Stefano Ianni
Argentina Cristian Villagran
6-7(3-7), 6-1, [6-10]
Win 15-6 Jul 2009 Italy F20, Modena Futures Clay Belgium Yannick Mertens Italy Alessandro Giannessi
Italy Filippo Leonardi
6-2, 6-1
Loss 15-7 Sep 2009 St. Remy, France Challenger Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans Czech Republic Jiri Krkoska
Slovakia Lukas Lacko
1-6, 6-3, [3-10]
Win 16-7 Oct 2009 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Futures Hard Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos France Fabrice Martin
Canada Adil Shamasdin
7-6(10-8), 1-6, [10-5]
Win 17-7 Nov 2009 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard United States John-Paul Fruttero United Kingdom Philip Barlow
Germany Tony Holzinger
6-3, 6-2
Win 18-7 Mar 2010 France F4, Lille Futures Hard Belgium Ruben Bemelmans South Africa Izak Van Der Merwe
South Africa Raven Klaasen
7-6(7-4), 6-3
Loss 18-8 Oct 2010 Nigeria F1, Lagos Futures Hard France Laurent Rochette Israel Amir Weintraub
Netherlands Boy Westerhof
walkover
Win 19-8 Mar 2012 Portugal F3, Loulé Futures Hard Belgium Jeroen Masson Spain G Gomez-Diaz
Spain A Vivanco-Guzman
7-6(7-3), 6-3
Win 20-8 Jun 2012 Morocco F2, Rabat Futures Clay France Alexandre Penaud Sweden Kalle Averfalk
Sweden Robin Olin
6-1, 2-6, [13-11]
Loss 20-9 Jul 2012 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay Brazil Andre Ghem Austria Michael Linzer
Austria Gerald Melzer
1-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 20-10 Aug 2012 Belgium F6, Ostend Futures Clay Belgium James Junior Storme Belgium Joris de Loore
Chile Juan Carlos Saez
0-6, 4-6
Win 21-10 Sep 2012 Belgium F10, Damme Futures Clay Belgium James Junior Storme Belgium Joris de Loore
Belgium Yannis Baltogiannis
3-6, 6-2, [10-3]
Loss 21-11 Apr 2013 France F7, Angers Futures Clay Germany Tim Pütz Serbia Ivan Bjelica
Serbia Miljan Zekic
3-6, 4-6
Win 22-11 Apr 2013 France F8, Ajaccio Futures Clay Belgium Yannick Mertens United Kingdom Daniel Smethurst
United Kingdom Alexander Ward
6-2, 6-2
Win 23-11 Aug 2013 Belgium F7, Ostend Futures Clay Belgium Kimmer Coppejans Belgium Sander Gille
Spain Roger Ordeig
6-2, 6-3
Loss 23-12 Oct 2013 Hungary F1, Budapest Futures Clay Germany Peter Torebko Poland Piotr Gadomski
Poland Blazej Koniusz
3-6, 3-6
Loss 23-13 Mar 2014 France F6, Poitiers Futures Hard Belgium Yannick Mertens Sweden Isak Arvidsson
Sweden Markus Eriksson
walkover
Win 24-13 Nov 2014 Eckental, Germany Challenger Carpet Belgium Ruben Bemelmans Germany Andreas Beck
Germany Philipp Petzschner
6-3, 4-6, [10-8]
Loss 24-14 Nov 2015 Czech Republic F7, Jablonec nad Nisou Futures Carpet Czech Republic Libor Salaba Netherlands Sander Arends
Poland Adam Majchrowicz
3-6, 4-6
Loss 24-15 Jan 2016 Germany F3, Nussloch Futures Carpet Belarus Uladzimir Ignatik Germany Johannes Haerteis
Germany Kevin Krawietz
7-6(7-5), 4-6, [8-10]
Win 25-15 Feb 2016 Switzerland F1, Nussloch Futures Carpet Russia Denis Matsukevitch France Sebastien Boltz
France Gregoire Jacq
6-0, 6-4
Loss 25-16 Jun 2016 Spain F16, Huelva Futures Clay Morocco Lamine Ouahab Spain Ivan Arenas-Gualda
Spain David Vega Hernandez
4-6, 2-6
Win 26-16 Feb 2017 Great Britain F1, Glasgow Futures Hard France Mick Lescure United Kingdom Farris Fathi Gosea
United States Tim Kopinski
4-6, 6-4, [10-7]
Win 27-16 Mar 2017 France F4, Lille Futures Hard France David Guez France Samuel Bensoussan
France Yanais Laurent
6-1, 6-2
Loss 27-17 Mar 2017 France F5, Toulouse Futures Hard France Yannick Jankovits France Fabien Reboul
United States Thai-Son Kwiatkowski
3-6, 6-7(4-7)
Loss 27-18 Oct 2017 Portugal F20, Oliveira de Azeméis Futures Hard France Yannick Jankovits Portugal Francisco Cabral
Portugal Nuno Deus
6-3, 3-6, [8-10]
Win 28-18 Jan 2018 France F1, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne Futures Clay Netherlands Boy Westerhof Monaco Romain Arneodo
France Gregoire Jacq
4-6, 6-3, [10-8]
Win 29-18 Feb 2018 Switzerland F2, Bellevue Futures Carpet France Albano Olivetti United States Charlie Emhardt
United States Josh Hagar
6-3, 6-1
Win 30-18 Apr 2018 Portugal F8, Cascais Futures Clay Netherlands Boy Westerhof Belgium Germain Gigounon
France Tristan Lamasine
7-6(7-4), 6-2
Loss 30-19 Aug 2018 Belgium F8, Koksijde Futures Clay Belgium Germain Gigounon Belgium Michael Geerts
Argentina Matias Zukas
1-6, 1-6
Win 31-19 Sep 2018 France F16, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Futures Hard Belgium Yannick Mertens France Albano Olivetti
France Dan Added
6-7(7-9), 7-5, [10-5]
Win 32-19 Feb 2019 M15 Grenoble, France World Tennis Tour Hard Belgium Yannick Mertens France Hugo Voljacques
France Dan Added
7-6(9-7), 6-3


Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (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)

Singles

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 A A A Q1 Q2 Q1 Q3 0 / 0 0-0  - 
French Open Q1 Q1 A A Q1 Q2 Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A Q1 A A Q1 Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0 0%
US Open Q1 Q1 A A Q1 1R Q1 A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 / 1 0-1 0%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Monte Carlo A A A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 0 0-0  - 

References

  1. ^ ITF Juniors Profile
  2. ^ "ITF Profile". Retrieved 2010.

External links


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