Demi Schuurs

Demi Schuurs (born 1 August 1993) is a professional Dutch tennis player who has specialized in doubles.

Demi Schuurs
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Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceSittard, Netherlands
Born (1993-08-01) 1 August 1993 (age 27)
Nieuwstadt, Netherlands
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro2009
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,645,956
Official websitedemischuurs.nl
Singles
Career record59–50 (54.1%)
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 512 (23 February 2015)
Doubles
Career record300–152 (66.4%)
Career titles14 WTA, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 7 (22 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 10 (21 June 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2021)
French Open3R (2020, 2021)
WimbledonQF (2019)
US OpenQF (2018, 2020)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2021)
French OpenSF (2021)
WimbledonQF (2018)
US Open1R (2018)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2–4
Last updated on: 21 June 2021.

She has won 14 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as one singles title and 20 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. In February 2015, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 512. On 22 October 2018, she peaked at No. 7 in the doubles rankings.

JuniorsEdit

Schuurs won the junior events of the doubles tournaments at 2011 Australian Open and 2011 US Open.

Professional careerEdit

She qualified for the 2018 WTA Finals doubles event, partnering with Elise Mertens.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Schuurs is a daughter of former Dutch international handball player Lambert Schuurs. Her younger brother Perr is a professional football player.[2]

During an interview with the WTA in 2020, Schuurs revealed that she is in a relationship with a woman named Carmen.[3]

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R SF 0 / 6 5–6 45%
French Open A A 1R 1R 2R 3R 3R 0 / 5 5–5 50%
Wimbledon A 1R 3R 3R QF NH 1R 0 / 5 7–5 58%
US Open 1R A 2R QF 2R QF 0 / 5 7–5 58%
Win–Loss 0–1 0–2 3–4 5–4 5–4 6–3 6–3 0 / 22 25–22 53%
Year-end championships
WTA Finals Did not qualify QF SF NH 0 / 2 2–3 40%
WTA 1000
Dubai / Qatar Open A A A 2R QF 1R QF 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Indian Wells Open A A A 2R 1R NH 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Miami Open A A 1R SF 2R NH 1R 0 / 4 4–4 50%
Madrid Open A A A A QF NH F 0 / 2 6–2 75%
Italian Open A A A W F 2R 2R 1 / 4 9–3 75%
Canadian Open A A A W F NH 1 / 2 8–1 89%
Cincinnati Open A A 1R F F W 1 / 4 12–3 80%
Wuhan Open A A 1R W SF NH 1 / 3 7–2 78%
China Open A A 2R SF QF NH 0 / 3 5–3 63%
Career statistics
Year-end ranking N/A 71 45 8 14 12

WTA 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner-ups)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2018 Italian Open Clay   Ashleigh Barty   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strycova
6–3, 6–4
Win 2018 Canadian Open Hard   Ashleigh Barty   Latisha Chan
  Ekaterina Makarova
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 2018 Cincinnati Open Hard   Elise Mertens   Lucie Hradecká
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 5–7
Win 2018 Wuhan Open Hard   Elise Mertens   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–3
Loss 2019 Italian Open Clay   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Victoria Azarenka
  Ashleigh Barty
6–4, 0–6, [3–10]
Loss 2019 Canadian Open Hard   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Barbora Krejčíková
  Kateřina Siniaková
5–7, 0–6
Loss 2019 Cincinnati Open Hard   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Lucie Hradecká
  Andreja Klepač
4–6, 1–6
Win 2020 Cincinnati Open Hard   Květa Peschke   Nicole Melichar
  Xu Yifan
6–1, 4–6, [10–4]
Loss 2021 Madrid Open Clay   Gabriela Dabrowski   Barbora Krejčíková
  Kateřina Siniaková
4–6, 3–6

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 28 (14 titles, 14 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 / WTA 1000 (4–5)
Premier / WTA 500 (3–5)
International / WTA 250 (7–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (8–6)
Grass (2–5)
Clay (4–3)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2015 Katowice Open, Poland International Hard (i)   Ysaline Bonaventure   Gioia Barbieri
  Karin Knapp
7–5, 4–6, [10–6]
Win 2–0 Jul 2015 Bucharest Open, Romania International Clay   Oksana Kalashnikova   Andreea Mitu
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–2, 6–2
Loss 2–1 Oct 2016 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard   Renata Voráčová   Raluca Olaru
  İpek Soylu
5–7, 3–6
Loss 2–2 Jan 2017 Auckland Open, New Zealand International Hard   Renata Voráčová   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
2–6, 2–6
Loss 2–3 Jun 2017 Rosmalen Open, Netherlands International Grass   Kiki Bertens   Dominika Cibulková
  Kirsten Flipkens
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]
Loss 2–4 Jul 2017 Bucharest Open, Romania International Clay   Elise Mertens   Irina Camelia Begu
  Raluca Olaru
3–6, 3–6
Win 3–4 Sep 2017 Guangzhou Open, China International Hard   Elise Mertens   Monique Adamczak
  Storm Sanders
6–2, 6–3
Win 4–4 Jan 2018 Brisbane International, Australia Premier Hard   Kiki Bertens   Andreja Klepač
  María José Martínez Sánchez
7–5, 6–2
Win 5–4 Jan 2018 Hobart International, Australia International Hard   Elise Mertens   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–2
Win 6–4 May 2018 Italian Open Premier 5 Clay   Ashleigh Barty   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–4
Win 7–4 May 2018 Nuremberg Cup, Germany International Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Kirsten Flipkens
  Johanna Larsson
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Win 8–4 Jun 2018 Rosmalen Open, Netherlands International Grass   Elise Mertens   Kiki Bertens
  Kirsten Flipkens
3–3 ret.
Loss 8–5 Jun 2018 Birmingham Classic, UK Premier Grass   Elise Mertens   Timea Babos
  Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 9–5 Aug 2018 Canadian Open Premier 5 Hard   Ashleigh Barty   Latisha Chan
  Ekaterina Makarova
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Loss 9–6 Aug 2018 Cincinnati Open, U.S. Premier 5 Hard   Elise Mertens   Lucie Hradecká
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 5–7
Win 10–6 Sep 2018 Wuhan Open, China Premier 5 Hard   Elise Mertens   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–3
Loss 10–7 Feb 2019 Qatar Open Premier Hard   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Chan Hao-ching
  Latisha Chan
1–6, 6–3, [6–10]
Loss 10–8 May 2019 Italian Open Premier 5 Clay   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Victoria Azarenka
  Ashleigh Barty
6–4, 0–6, [3–10]
Loss 10–9 Jun 2019 Birmingham Classic, UK Premier Grass   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Hsieh Su-wei
  Barbora Strýcová
4–6, 7–6(4), [8–10]
Loss 10–10 Aug 2019 Canadian Open Premier 5 Hard   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Barbora Krejčíková
  Kateřina Siniaková
5–7, 0–6
Loss 10–11 Aug 2019 Cincinnati Open, U.S. Premier 5 Hard   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Lucie Hradecká
  Andreja Klepač
4–6, 1–6
Win 11–11 Aug 2020 Cincinnati Open, U.S. Premier 5 Hard   Květa Peschke   Nicole Melichar
  Xu Yifan
6–1, 4–6, [10–4]
Win 12–11 Sep 2020 Strasbourg International, France International Clay   Nicole Melichar   Hayley Carter
  Luisa Stefani
6–4, 6–3
Win 13–11 Mar 2021 Qatar Open WTA 500 Hard   Nicole Melichar   Monica Niculescu
  Jeļena Ostapenko
6–2, 2–6, [10–8]
Win 14–11 Apr 2021 Charleston Open, U.S. WTA 500 Clay (green)   Nicole Melichar   Marie Bouzková
  Lucie Hradecká
6–2, 6–4
Loss 14–12 May 2021 Madrid Open, Spain WTA 1000 Clay   Gabriela Dabrowski   Barbora Krejčíková
  Kateřina Siniaková
4–6, 3–6
Loss 14–13 Jun 2021 Berlin Open, Germany WTA 500 Grass   Nicole Melichar   Victoria Azarenka
  Aryna Sabalenka
6–4, 5–7, [4–10]
Loss 14–14 Jun 2021 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom WTA 500 Grass   Nicole Melichar   Shuko Aoyama
  Ena Shibahara
1–6, 4–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 2 (1–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. Oct 2012 ITF Antalya, Turkey Clay   Olga Ianchuk 6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Win 1. Feb 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Emily Webley-Smith 6–4, 6–2

Doubles: 27 (20–7)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5–1)
Clay (15–5)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. July 2009 ITF Bree, Belgium Clay   An-Sophie Mestach   Kiki Bertens
  Quirine Lemoine
1–6, 0–6
Win 1. July 2010 ITF Bree, Belgium Clay   Sofie Oyen   Marcella Koek
  Marina Melnikova
6–0, 6–1
Win 2. August 2010 ITF Westende, Belgium Hard   Quirine Lemoine   Alison Van Uytvanck
  Irina Khromacheva
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Win 3. March 2011 ITF Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ilona Kremen   Martina Gledacheva
  Isabella Shinikova
3–6, 7–6(3), [10–8]
Win 4. April 2012 ITF Tessenderlo, Belgium Clay   Maryna Zanevska   Tatjana Maria
  Stephanie Vogt
6–4, 6–3
Win 5. July 2013 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Eva Wacanno   Carolin Daniels
  Laura Schaeder
7–5, 1–6, [14–12]
Win 6. July 2013 ITF Maaseik, Belgium Clay   Eva Wacanno   Bernice van de Velde
  Kelly Versteeg
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
Win 7. August 2013 ITF Rotterdam, Netherlands Clay   Amandine Hesse   Elke Lemmens
  Sviatlana Pirazhenka
3–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Loss 2. September 2013 ITF Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands Clay   Eva Wacanno   Cindy Burger
  Daniela Seguel
4–6, 1–6
Win 8. November 2013 ITF Bol, Croatia Clay   Barbora Krejčíková   Vivien Juhászová
  Tereza Malíková
6–2, 6–4
Win 9. December 2013 ITF Madrid, Spain Hard   Eva Wacanno   Elitsa Kostova
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 6–2
Loss 3. February 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Zarah Razafimahatratra   Ana Veselinović
  Eugeniya Pashkova
2–6, 1–6
Loss 4. June 2014 ITF Breda, Netherlands Clay   Eva Wacanno   Sviatlana Pirazhenka
  Natela Dzalamidze
4–6, 1–6
Loss 5. August 2014 ITF Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Bernarda Pera   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Richèl Hogenkamp
4–6, 4–6
Win 10. August 2014 ITF Fleurus, Belgium Clay   Elise Mertens   Tatiana Búa
  Daniela Seguel
6–2, 6–3
Win 11. August 2014 ITF Fleurus, Belgium Clay   Arantxa Rus   Hilda Melander
  Marina Melnikova
6–4, 6–1
Win 12. November 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Marie Benoît   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Polina Monova
6–4, 7–5
Win 13. December 2014 ITF Sousse, Tunisia Hard   Kelly Versteeg   Vivien Juhászová
  Tereza Malíková
6–3, 6–0
Win 14. February 2015 ITF Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Hiroko Kuwata   Manon Arcangioli
  Cindy Burger
6–1, 6–3
Win 15. February 2015 ITF Beinasco, Italy Clay (i)   Daniela Seguel   Xenia Knoll
  Alice Matteucci
6–4, 4–6, [11–9]
Loss 6. June 2015 ITF Ilkley, Great Britain Grass   An-Sophie Mestach   Raluca Olaru
  Xu Yifan
3–6, 4–6
Win 16. August 2015 ITF Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Elise Mertens   Justyna Jegiołka
  Sherazad Reix
6–3, 6–2
Loss 7. April 2016 ITF Wiesbaden, Germany Clay   Steffi Distelmans   Marie Benoît
  Arantxa Rus
2–6, 2–6
Win 17. May 2016 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Andreea Mitu   Xenia Knoll
  Aleksandra Krunić
6–4, 7–5
Win 18. May 2016 ITF Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Renata Voráčová   Nicola Geuer
  Viktorija Golubic
6–1, 6–2
Win 19. July 2016 ITF Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Renata Voráčová   Sílvia Soler Espinosa
  Sara Sorribes Tormo
7–5, 3–6, [10–4]
Win 20. August 2016 ITF Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Steffi Distelmans   Başak Eraydın
  Ilona Kremen
6–1, 6–4

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runner–ups)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2011 Australian Open Hard   An-Sophie Mestach   Eri Hozumi
  Miyu Kato
6–2, 6–3
Loss 2011 French Open Clay   Victoria Kan   Irina Khromacheva
  Maryna Zanevska
4–6, 5–7
Loss 2011 Wimbledon Grass   Tang Haochen   Eugenie Bouchard
  Grace Min
5–7, 6–2, 5–7
Win 2011 US Open Hard   Irina Khromacheva   Gabrielle Andrews
  Taylor Townsend
6–4, 5–7, [10–5]

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit