Miriam Oremans

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Miriam Oremans
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Country Netherlands
Born (1972-09-09) 9 September 1972 (age 42)
Berlicum, The Netherlands
Height 5' 6 1/2"/ 1.69 m
Turned pro 1997
Retired 2002
Plays Right-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record 182–205
Highest ranking 38 (12 August 1996)
Doubles
Career record 195–187
Career titles 3
Highest ranking 35 (10 July 2000)
Olympic Games Silver medal.svg Silver medal (2000)
Last updated on: 14 April 2011.
Olympic medal record
Women's Tennis
Silver 2000 Sydney Doubles

Miriam Oremans (born 9 September 1972 in Berlicum, Noord-Brabant) is a former professional female tennis player from the Netherlands. On 26 July 1993 she reached her career-high singles ranking of number 25.

She did not win any singles titles (Oremans did have two Satellite tournament wins in 1989), but did win three titles in doubles. In 1992 she was runner-up together with Jacco Eltingh in the Mixed Doubles finals of Wimbledon.

Her biggest achievement came in during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she won the silver medal in doubles, partnering Kristie Boogert, losing the final match to Venus and Serena Williams.

Major finals[edit]

Olympic finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Silver 2000 Sydney Hard Netherlands Kristie Boogert United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
1–6, 1–6

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 5[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Olympic Games 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in Final Score in Final
Runner-up 1. 19 June 1993 Eastbourne, England Grass United States Martina Navratilova 6–2, 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 22 June 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass Romania Ruxandra Dragomir 7–5, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 15 June 1998 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass France Julie Halard-Decugis 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 23 October 2000 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i) Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová 1–6, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 11 June 2001 Birmingham, England Grass France Nathalie Tauziat 3–6, 5–7

Doubles 12 (3–9)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 1
Tier IV & V 1
Olympic Games 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 1
Clay 0
Grass 1
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in Final Score
Winner 1. 16 February 1992 Linz, Austria Hard (i) Netherlands Monique Kiene Germany Claudia Porwik
Italy Raffaella Reggi-Concato
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 28 May 1995 Strasbourg, France Hard (i) Belgium Sabine Appelmans United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Mary Joe Fernandez
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 25 May 1996 Madrid, Spain Clay Belgium Sabine Appelmans Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 6 October 1996 Leipzig, Germany Carpet Belgium Sabine Appelmans Netherlands Kristie Boogert
France Nathalie Tauziat
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 29 March 1997 Key Biscayne, Florida, USA Hard Belgium Sabine Appelmans Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 15 February 1998 Paris, France Carpet (i) Belgium Sabine Appelmans Russia Anna Kournikova
Latvia Larisa Neiland
1–6, 6–3, 7–6
Winner 7. 21 June 1998 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Belgium Sabine Appelmans Romania Cătălina Cristea
Czech Republic Eva Melicharová
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 8. 1 October 2000 Sydney Olympics, Australia Hard Netherlands Kristie Boogert United States Venus Williams
United States Serena Williams
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 9. 18 February 2001 Doha, Qatar Hard Netherlands Kristie Boogert France Sandrine Testud
Italy Roberta Vinci
5–7, 6–7(4)
Runner-up 10. 19 May 2001 Antwerp, Belgium Clay Netherlands Kristie Boogert Belgium Els Callens
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 18 June 2001 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Belgium Kim Clijsters Romania Ruxandra Dragomir
Russia Nadia Petrova
6–7(5), 7–6(5), 4–6
Runner-up 12. 30 December 2001 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Sweden Åsa Svensson United States Meghann Shaughnessy
Belgium Justine Henin
1–6, 6–7(6)

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