Menno Oosting

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Menno Oosting

Menno Oosting (May 17, 1964 – February 22, 1999) was a professional tennis player from the Netherlands, who won seven ATP Tour doubles titles and reached 11 finals in his career.

Born in Son en Breugel, North Brabant, Oosting reached a career-high ranking of 72nd in the men's singles in 1988, and 20th 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]

Doubles finals: 18 (7–11)[edit]

Titles (7)[edit]

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)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1991 Athens, Greece Clay Finland Olli Rahnasto Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Mark Koevermans
7–5, 6–7, 5–7
Winner 1. 1992 Munich, Germany Clay South Africa David Adams Australia Carl Limberger
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Anzari
3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 1993 Estoril, Portugal Clay Germany Udo Riglewski South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
3–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 1993 Bucharest, Romania Clay Belgium Libor Pimek Romania George Cosac
Romania Ciprian Petre Porumb
7–6, 7–6
Winner 3. 1994 Casablanca, Morocco Clay South Africa David Adams Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Federico Mordegan
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 1994 Estoril, Portugal Clay Netherlands Richard Krajicek Italy Cristian Brandi
Italy Federico Mordegan
W/O
Winner 4. 1994 Madrid, Spain Clay Sweden Rikard Bergh France Jean-Philippe Fleurian
Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 1994 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Daniel Vacek Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 1994 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Czech Republic Daniel Vacek United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jared Palmer
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 6. 1996 Zagreb, Croatia Carpet Belgium Libor Pimek Czech Republic Martin Damm
Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 1996 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 1996 Sankt Pölten, Austria Clay South Africa David Adams Czech Republic Ctislav Doseděl
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1996 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay South Africa David Adams Belgium Libor Pimek
South Africa Byron Talbot
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 1996 Bucharest, Romania Clay South Africa David Adams Sweden David Ekerot
United States Jeff Tarango
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 1996 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) South Africa David Adams Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 1996 Vienna, Austria Carpet Czech Republic Pavel Vízner Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6–7, 4–6
Winner 7. 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet Netherlands Tom Kempers Netherlands Jan Siemerink
New Zealand Brett Steven
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 1999 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet Romania Andrei Pavel United States Jeff Tarango
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
6–3, 3–6, 5–7

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Menno Oosting". Sunday Herald. March 20, 1999. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 

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