Rogier Wassen

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Rogier Wassen
Wassen 2009 US Open.jpg
Country (sports)  Netherlands
Residence Düsseldorf, Germany
Born (1976-08-09) 9 August 1976 (age 40)
Roermond, Netherlands
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2012–2014
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,087,985
Singles
Career record 4–13
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 143 (24 May 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2001)
French Open Q3 (1997)
Wimbledon Q3 (2002)
US Open Q2 (1995, 2001)
Doubles
Career record 112–146
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 24 (10 September 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2007)
French Open 3R (2004, 2007, 2009)
Wimbledon 3R (2005, 2008, 2009)
US Open 3R (2004, 2007)

Rogier Wassen (born 9 August 1976) is a Dutch tennis player who competed regularly on the ATP Tour as a doubles player from 1994 to 2011.

Wassen reached his highest doubles ranking on the ATP Tour on 10 September 2007 when he became World No. 24. The right-hander has won three ATP doubles titles. The Heineken Open in Auckland, New Zealand in 2006 and 2007 teaming up with Andrei Pavel and Jeff Coetzee respectively. In 2007 he won the Ordina Open in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, again with Jeff Coetzee. In 2009, he reached the finals of the 2009 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, Rhode Island, partnering with Michael Kohlmann.

He is nicknamed "Da Professor" by good friend and doubles partner Dustin Brown. He returned in doubles at 2013 Marburg Open, in partnership with Artem Sitak, losing in the first round against Vahid Mirzadeh and Denis Zivkovic

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 10 (5-5)[edit]

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (5)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 30 October 2005 Lyon, France Carpet South Africa Jeff Coetzee France Michaël Llodra
France Fabrice Santoro
3–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 15 January 2006 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Romania Andrei Pavel Sweden Simon Aspelin
Australia Todd Perry
6–3, 5–7, [10–4]
Winner 2. 8 January 2007 Auckland, New Zealand Hard South Africa Jeff Coetzee Sweden Simon Aspelin
South Africa Chris Haggard
6–7(9–11), 6–3, [10–2]
Winner 3. 17 June 2007 s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass South Africa Jeff Coetzee Czech Republic Martin Damm
India Leander Paes
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [12–10]
Runner-up 2. 22 July 2007 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Robin Haase Argentina Juan Pablo Brzezicki
Argentina Juan Pablo Guzmán
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 2 March 2008 Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Germany Christopher Kas Australia Paul Hanley
Australia Jordan Kerr
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Winner 4. 20 July 2008 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay Czech Republic František Čermák Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
Netherlands Igor Sijsling
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 8 February 2009 Zagreb, Croatia Hard (i) Germany Christopher Kas Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 6 July 2009 Newport, United States Grass Germany Michael Kohlmann Australia Jordan Kerr
United States Rajeev Ram
7–6(8–6), 6–7(7–9), [6–10]
Winner 5. 26 September 2010 Metz, France Hard Jamaica Dustin Brown Brazil Marcelo Melo
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–3, 6–3

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