Laurence Tieleman

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Laurence Tieleman
Country (sports)  Italy
Residence Brussels, Belgium
Born (1972-11-14) 14 November 1972 (age 44)
Brussels, Belgium
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1993
Retired 2003
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $773,130
Career record 41–61
Career titles 0
3 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 76 (26 April 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2000)
French Open 1R (1999)
Wimbledon 3R (1993)
US Open 3R (1999)
Career record 21–34
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 117 (23 August 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1999, 2001)
Wimbledon 1R (1993)
US Open 2R (2000)

Laurence Tieleman (born 14 November 1972) is a former tennis player from Italy.

Personal life[edit]

Tieleman has a Dutch father and an Italian mother, both working for the European Community.[1] He began playing tennis at age seven and attended the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, FL, United States from ages 13 to 17.[2]

Tieleman resided in both Assisi and Brussels during his playing career.

Tennis career[edit]

Turning professional in 1993, he won one tour-level doubles title (Tashkent in 1998) and 3 Challenger events in singles during his career. Tieleman's best singles performance was finishing runner-up at Queen's in 1998. The right-hander reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 76 in April 1999.


  1. ^ Martucci Vincenzo (31 March 1999). "Tieleman, il figlio d' Europa". Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 19 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "ATP Player Profile". ATP. 

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