Jacco Eltingh

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Jacco Eltingh
Country  Netherlands
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1970-08-29) 29 August 1970 (age 44)
Heerde, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1988
Retired 1997
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $4,929,815
Singles
Career record 127–147 (at ATP Tour, Grand Prix tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 4
Highest ranking No. 19 (6 February 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1995)
French Open 4R (1994)
Wimbledon QF (1995)
US Open 2R (1993, 1995)
Doubles
Career record 391–144 (at ATP Tour, Grand Prix tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 44
Highest ranking No. 1 (16 January 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (1994, 1998)
French Open W (1995, 1998)
Wimbledon W (1998)
US Open W (1994)
Other Doubles tournaments
Olympic Games SF – 4th (1996)
Last updated on: 24 September 2012.

Jacco Folkert Eltingh (born 29 August 1970 in Heerde, Gelderland) is a former professional male tennis player and former World No. 1 doubles player from the Netherlands.

He is best remembered for his success in doubles with fellow countryman Paul Haarhuis. Together they managed to win all four Grand Slam doubles titles at least once.

Eltingh reached his career-high singles ranking in February 1995, when he climbed to World No. 19, notably reaching the quarter-finals of both the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 1995. In his professional career he has won 4 singles and 44 doubles titles.

In November 2005, Eltingh was elected to the ATP Board as the player representative for Europe.

Grand Slam record[edit]

Australian Open[edit]

  • Singles quarterfinalist: 1995
  • Doubles champion: 1994, 1998

French Open[edit]

  • Doubles champion: 1995, 1998

Wimbledon[edit]

  • Singles quarterfinalist: 1995
  • Doubles champion: 1998
  • Doubles finalist: 1997

U.S. Open[edit]

  • Doubles champion: 1994
  • Doubles finalist: 1996

Major finals[edit]

Olympic finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
4th place 1996 Atlanta Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
Germany David Prinosil
2–6, 5–7

Doubles finals 60 (44–16)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (6)
Tennis Masters Cup (2)
ATP Masters Series (8)
ATP Championship Series (5)
ATP Tour (23)
Titles by Surface
Hard (18)
Clay (10)
Grass (3)
Carpet (13)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 30 September 1991 Palermo, Italy Clay Netherlands Tom Kempers Spain Emilio Sánchez
Spain Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 7 October 1991 Athens, Greece Clay Netherlands Mark Koevermans Netherlands Menno Oosting
Finland Olli Rahnasto
5–7, 7–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 28 October 1991 Guarujá, Brazil Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Bret Garnett
United States Todd Nelson
6–3, 7–5
Winner 4. 11 November 1991 Birmingham, United Kingdom Carpet Kenya Paul Wekesa Sweden Ronnie Båthman
Sweden Rikard Bergh
7–5, 7–5
Winner 5. 31 August 1992 Schenectady, U.S. Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–3, 6–4
Winner 6. 11 January 1993 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Henrik Holm
Norway Bent-Ove Pedersen
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 18 January 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Italy Diego Nargiso
France Guillaume Raoux
6–7, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 8 February 1993 San Francisco, U.S. Hard (i) United States Scott Davis United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jonathan Stark
6–1, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 15 February 1993 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
5–7, 2–6
Winner 8. 17 May 1993 Rome, Italy Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6–4, 7–6
Winner 9. 2 August 1993 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
Belgium Libor Pimek
4–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 10. 4 October 1993 Kuala Lumpur-2, Malaysia Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Lars-Anders Wahlgren
7–5, 4–6, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 25 October 1993 Beijing, China Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Paul Annacone
United States Doug Flach
6–7, 3–6
Winner 11. 15 November 1993 Moscow, Russia Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Jan Apell
6–1, ret.
Winner 12. 28 November 1993 Doubles Championship, Johannesburg Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
7–6(4), 7–6(5), 6–4
Winner 13. 31 January 1994 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
6–7, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 14. 21 February 1994 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Jim Grabb
United States Jared Palmer
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 28 February 1994 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Sweden Jonas Björkman
4–6, 1–6
Winner 15. 21 March 1994 Key Biscayne, U.S. Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis The Bahamas Mark Knowles
United States Jared Palmer
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 25 July 1994 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Scott Melville
South Africa Piet Norval
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 22 August 1994 New Haven, U.S. Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 29 August 1994 Schenectady, U.S. Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Jan Apell
Sweden Jonas Björkman
4–6, 6–7
Winner 16. 12 September 1994 US Open, New York Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–3, 7–6
Winner 17. 3 October 1994 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Lars-Anders Wahlgren
6–0, 7–5
Winner 18. 10 October 1994 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
6–4, 7–6
Winner 19. 7 November 1994 Paris Indoor, France Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
3–6, 7–6, 7–5
Winner 20. 14 November 1994 Moscow, Russia Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
W/O
Runner-up 8. 27 February 1995 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Jim Grabb
United States Jonathan Stark
6–7, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 21. 1 May 1995 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–3, 6–4
Winner 22. 12 June 1995 French Open, Paris Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Magnus Larsson
6–7, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 23. 26 June 1995 Halle, Germany Grass Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 24. 16 October 1995 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
United States Patrick McEnroe
7–6, 6–4
Winner 25. 30 October 1995 Essen, Germany Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
7–5, 6–4
Winner 26. 13 November 1995 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
3–6, 6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 9. 25 November 1995 Doubles Championship, Eindhoven Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
6–7, 6–7, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 10. 8 January 1996 Doha, Qatar Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 9 September 1996 US Open, New York City Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–4, 6–7, 6–7
Winner 27. 21 October 1996 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis France Olivier Delaître
France Guillaume Raoux
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 12. 28 October 1996 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Canada Sébastien Lareau
United States Alex O'Brien
6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 28. 4 November 1996 Paris Indoor, France Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 29. 6 January 1997 Doha, Qatar Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Sweden Patrik Fredriksson
Sweden Magnus Norman
6–3, 6–2
Winner 30. 10 March 1997 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Belgium Libor Pimek
South Africa Byron Talbot
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 28 April 1997 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Donald Johnson
United States Francisco Montana
6–7, 6–2, 6–7
Winner 31. 23 June 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Trevor Kronemann
Australia David Macpherson
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 14. 7 July 1997 Wimbledon, London Grass Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–7, 6–7, 7–5, 3–6
Winner 32. 25 August 1997 Boston, U.S. Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Dave Randall
United States Jack Waite
6–4, 6–2
Winner 33. 6 October 1997 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis France Jean-Philippe Fleurian
Belarus Max Mirnyi
6–3, 7–6
Winner 34. 3 November 1997 Paris Indoor, France Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Rick Leach
United States Jonathan Stark
6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 15. 19 January 1998 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard Canada Daniel Nestor Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3–6, 5–7
Winner 35. 2 February 1998 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Sweden Jonas Björkman Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–2, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 36. 2 March 1998 Philadelphia, U.S. Hard (i) Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United States Richey Reneberg
Australia David Macpherson
7–6, 6–7, 6–2
Winner 37. 9 March 1998 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Piet Norval
7–6, 6–3
Winner 38. 20 April 1998 Barcelona, Spain Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis South Africa Ellis Ferreira
United States Rick Leach
7–5, 6–0
Winner 39. 27 April 1998 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6–4, 6–2
Winner 40. 8 June 1998 French Open, Paris Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 41. 6 July 1998 Wimbledon, London Grass Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
2–6, 6–4, 7–6, 5–7, 10–8
Winner 42. 9 August 1998 Amsterdam, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Paul Haarhuis Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý
Slovakia Karol Kučera
6–3, 6–2
Winner 43. 31 August 1998 Boston, U.S. Hard Netherlands Paul Haarhuis South Africa Chris Haggard
United States Jack Waite
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 16. 9 November 1998 Paris Indoor, France Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis India Mahesh Bhupathi
India Leander Paes
4–6, 2–6
Winner 44. 22 November 1998 Doubles Championship, Hartford Carpet Netherlands Paul Haarhuis The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
6–4, 6–2, 7–5

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 2R 3R W SF 3R SF W 2 / 8 25–6
French Open A A A 3R 2R 3R QF W A SF W 2 / 7 24–5
Wimbledon A A LQ A 3R 1R QF QF 1R F W 1 / 7 19–6
US Open A A A 3R QF 2R W 3R F 2R A 1 / 7 19–6
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 2 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 3 / 3 6 / 29 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–3 7–4 5–4 18–2 15–3 7–3 14–4 18–0 N/A 87–23
Year End Championships
Doubles Championships A A A A A W SF F RR SF W 2 / 6 20–6
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A A A A A A QF 1R A 0 / 2 1–2
Key Biscayne NME A A A QF W QF A 3R A 1 / 4 10–3
Monte Carlo NME A A A A A W A F W 2 / 3 11–1
Rome NME A A A W 2R 1R A 2R A 1 / 4 7–3
Hamburg NME A A A A SF SF A QF A 0 / 3 5–3
Montreal / Toronto NME A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1
Cincinnati NME A A A 1R A A 1R 2R A 0 / 3 1–3
Madrid (Stuttgart) NME A A A A A W F SF QF 1 / 4 10–3
Paris NME A A 1R SF W QF W W F 3 / 7 18–4
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 1 / 4 2 / 4 2 / 6 1 / 4 1 / 9 1 / 3 8 / 31 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0–0 0–0 0–1 9–3 12–2 13–4 8–3 13–8 8–2 N/A 63–23
Year End Ranking 565 210 190 56 45 11 2 3 18 4 1 N/A

Singles titles (4)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in Final Score in Final
1. 22 June 1992 Manchester, United Kingdom Grass United States MaliVai Washington 6–3, 6–4
2. 3 May 1993 Atlanta, U.S. Clay United States Bryan Shelton 7–6, 6–2
3. 29 August 1994 Schenectady, U.S. Hard United States Chuck Adams 6–3, 6–4
4. 3 October 1994 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Carpet Russia Andrei Olhovskiy 7–6, 2–6, 6–4

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