Elly Appel-Vessies

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Elly Appel-Vessies
Elly Appel (1974).jpg
Country (sports)  Netherlands
Born (1952-07-27) 27 July 1952 (age 65)
Beverwijk, Netherlands
Turned pro 1974
Retired 1982
Plays Right–handed
Career record 27–43
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1975)
Wimbledon 2R (1975, 1977)
US Open 3R (1976)
Career record 13–25
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open QF (1976)
US Open 3R (1974)

Elly Appel-Vessies (born 27 July 1952) is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands. Since retiring, she has played some seniors tennis.

Appel-Vessies best performance at a slam, in the singles competition, was at the 1975 French Open, when she reached the third round. Her best performance in a doubles tournament at a slam was at the 1976 French Open, when she and Virginia Ruzici reached the quarter-finals.

She also played 30 times for the Netherlands Fed Cup team, winning 17 matches and losing 13. She helped the team retain its place in the World Group during her time as a professional.


Singles titles (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 22 July 1978 Swedish Open, Sweden Clay Germany Sylvia Hanika 2–6, 6–4, 6–2

Doubles runners-up (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. 18 July 1979 Austrian Open, Austria Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici Sweden Helena Anliot
Australia Diane Evers
6–0, 6–4

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