Robin Ammerlaan

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Robin Ammerlaan
Robin Ammerlaan (NED).jpg
Ammerlaan at the 2011 US Open.
Country  Netherlands
Residence Soest, The Netherlands
Born (1968-02-26) 26 February 1968 (age 46)
The Hague, The Netherlands
Turned pro 1998
Retired 2012
Plays Right Handed
Official website www.robinammerlaan.nl
Singles
Career record 673–142
Highest ranking No.1 (29 July 2002)
Current ranking No.1[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open W (2002, 2004)
French Open F (2007, 2008)
US Open W (2005, 2006)
Masters W (1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007)
Paralympic Games Gold medal Paralympics.svg Gold Medal (2004)
Doubles
Career record 546–130
Career titles 88
Highest ranking No.1 (29 March 2004)
Current ranking No.7
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2005, 2007, 2009)
French Open F (2008, 2009)
Wimbledon W (2007, 2008, 2010)
US Open W (2005, 2006)
Masters Doubles F (2000, 2010)
Paralympic Games Gold medal 1988-94 PG.svg Gold Medal (2000)

Robin Ammerlaan (born 26 February 1968 in The Hague)[2][3] is a professional, former world number one in singles and doubles, wheelchair tennis player from the Netherlands. Ammerlaan is also champion of many grand slam titles since 2000. The right-handed player's favourite surface is carpet, and he is coached by Gert Bolk. His wheelchair is manufactured by Invacare. Ammerlaan currently resides in Soest, the Netherlands. He ended his professional career in 2012 after the 2012 Paralympics which was his last tournament.[4]

Paralympic games[edit]

Sydney 2000[edit]

He won the gold medal for Wheelchair tennis men double[5] with Ricky Molier. In the final they played against David Johnson and David Hall from Australia.

Athens 2004[edit]

He won the gold medal for Wheelchair tennis men singles.[6] In the final he played against David Hall from Australia.

Beijing 2008[edit]

He won the silver medal for wheelchair tennis men single.[7] He lost in the final from Shingo Kunieda from Japan

Grand Slam Titles[edit]

Singles[edit]

Doubles[edit]

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open SF SF QF SF SF 0 / 5 4–5
French Open F F QF QF QF 0 / 5 4–5
Wimbledon 0 / 0 0–0
US Open F SF QF QF 0 / 4 3–4
Win–Loss 5–3 3–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 0 / 14 11–14

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open W F W F F 2 / 5 7–3
French Open F F F F F 0 / 5 5–5
Wimbledon W W F W F 3 / 5 8–2
US Open F F F F 0 / 4 4–4
Win–Loss 6–2 4–2 5–3 5–3 4–4 5 / 19 23–14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ITFtennis ranking". Beta.itftennis.com. 2014-02-10. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  2. ^ "ITF profile". Beta.itftennis.com. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  3. ^ Roy van Manen (2012-07-27). "www.robinammerlaan.nl". www.robinammerlaan.nl. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  4. ^ "Rolstoeltennisser Robin Ammerlaan stopt" (in Dutch). RTV Utrecht. 9 September 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "2000 Paralympic games results Wheelchairtennis double". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  6. ^ "2004 Paralympic games results Wheelchairtennis Singles". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 
  7. ^ "2008 Paralympic games results Wheelchairtennis Singles". Paralympic.org. Retrieved 2014-02-16. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Michael Jeremiasz
ITF Wheelchair Tennis World Champion
2006
Succeeded by
Shingo Kunieda