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

Demi Schuurs
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Demi Schuurs at the 2018 French Open
Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceSittard, Netherlands
Born (1993-08-01) 1 August 1993 (age 25)
Nieuwstadt, Netherlands
Turned pro2009
PlaysRigh-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$978,024
Official websitedemischuurs.nl
Singles
Career record59–48
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 512 (23 February 2015)
Doubles
Career record173-92
Career titles10 WTA, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 7 (22 October 2018)
Current rankingNo. 7 (15 July 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
French Open2R (2019)
WimbledonQF (2019)
US OpenQF (2018)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenQF (2018)
WimbledonQF (2018)
US Open1R (2018)
Team competitions
Fed Cup2-3
Last updated on: 2 October 2018.

She has won ten doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as one singles title and twenty doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 23 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.

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

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

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Personal lifeEdit

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

Premier-Mandatory/Premier-5 finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (3-2)Edit

Outcome Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 2018 Rome Clay   Ashleigh Barty   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strycova
6–3, 6–4
Winner 2018 Montreal Hard   Ashleigh Barty   Latisha Chan
  Ekaterina Makarova
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 2018 Cincinnati Hard   Elise Mertens   Lucie Hradecká
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 5–7
Winner 2018 Wuhan Hard   Elise Mertens   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 2019 Rome Clay   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Victoria Azarenka
  Ashleigh Barty
6–4, 0–6, [3–10]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 19 (10 titles, 9 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (3–2)
Premier (1–3)
International (6–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (6–4)
Grass (1–3)
Clay (3–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 12 April 2015 Katowice Open, Poland Hard (i)   Ysaline Bonaventure   Gioia Barbieri
  Karin Knapp
7–5, 4–6, [10–6]
Winner 2. 19 July 2015 Bucharest Open, Romania Clay   Oksana Kalashnikova   Andreea Mitu
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1 October 2016 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan Hard   Renata Voráčová   Raluca Olaru
  İpek Soylu
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 7 January 2017 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard   Renata Voráčová   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 17 June 2017 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands Grass   Kiki Bertens   Dominika Cibulková
  Kirsten Flipkens
6–4, 4–6, [6–10]
Runner-up 4. 23 July 2017 Bucharest Open, Romania Clay   Elise Mertens   Irina Camelia Begu
  Raluca Olaru
3–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 23 September 2017 Guangzhou Open, China Hard   Elise Mertens   Monique Adamczak
  Storm Sanders
6–2, 6–3
Winner 4. 6 January 2018 Brisbane International, Australia Hard   Kiki Bertens   Andreja Klepač
  María José Martínez Sánchez
7–5, 6–2
Winner 5. 13 January 2018 Hobart International, Australia Hard   Elise Mertens   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–2
Winner 6. 20 May 2018 Italian Open, Rome Clay   Ashleigh Barty   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–4
Winner 7. 26 May 2018 Nürnberger Versicherungscup, Germany Clay   Katarina Srebotnik   Kirsten Flipkens
  Johanna Larsson
3–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Winner 8. 16 June 2018 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands Grass   Elise Mertens   Kiki Bertens
  Kirsten Flipkens
3–3 ret.
Runner-up 5. 24 June 2018 Birmingham Classic, Great Britain Grass   Elise Mertens   Timea Babos
  Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 3–6, [8–10]
Winner 9. 12 August 2018 Canadian Open, Montreal Hard   Ashleigh Barty   Latisha Chan
  Ekaterina Makarova
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 6. 19 August 2018 Cincinnati Masters, United States Hard   Elise Mertens   Lucie Hradecká
  Ekaterina Makarova
2–6, 5–7
Winner 10. 28 September 2018 Wuhan Open, China Hard   Elise Mertens   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 16 February 2019 Qatar Total Open, Doha Hard   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Chan Hao-ching
  Latisha Chan
1–6, 6–3, [6–10]
Runner-up 8. 19 May 2019 Italian Open, Rome Clay   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Victoria Azarenka
  Ashleigh Barty
6–4, 0–6, [3–10]
Runner-up 9. 23 June 2018 Birmingham Classic, Great Britain Grass   Anna-Lena Grönefeld   Hsieh Su-wei
  Barbora Strýcová
4–6, 7–6(7–4), [8–10]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (1–1)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 15 October 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Olga Ianchuk 6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Winner 1. 24 February 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Emily Webley-Smith 6–4, 6–2

Doubles (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)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 27 July 2009 Bree, Belgium Clay   An-Sophie Mestach   Kiki Bertens
  Quirine Lemoine
1–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 26 July 2010 Bree, Belgium Clay   Sofie Oyen   Marcella Koek
  Marina Melnikova
6–0, 6–1
Winner 2. 16 August 2010 Westende, Belgium Hard   Quirine Lemoine   Alison Van Uytvanck
  Irina Khromacheva
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 21 March 2011 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Ilona Kremen   Martina Gledacheva
  Isabella Shinikova
3–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–8]
Winner 4. 2 April 2012 Tessenderlo, Belgium Clay   Maryna Zanevska   Tatjana Maria
  Stephanie Vogt
6–4, 6–3
Winner 5. 8 July 2013 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Eva Wacanno   Carolin Daniels
  Laura Schaeder
7–5, 1–6, [14–12]
Winner 6. 22 July 2013 Maaseik, Belgium Clay   Eva Wacanno   Bernice van de Velde
  Kelly Versteeg
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 7. 26 August 2013 Rotterdam, Netherlands Clay   Amandine Hesse   Elke Lemmens
  Sviatlana Pirazhenka
3–6, 7–5, [10–4]
Runner-up 2. 2 September 2013 Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands Clay   Eva Wacanno   Cindy Burger
  Daniela Seguel
4–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 11 November 2013 Bol, Croatia Clay   Barbora Krejčíková   Vivien Juhászová
  Tereza Malíková
6–2, 6–4
Winner 9. 13 December 2013 Madrid, Spain Hard   Eva Wacanno   Elitsa Kostova
  Evgeniya Rodina
6–1, 6–2
Runner–up 3. 22 February 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Zarah Razafimahatratra   Ana Veselinović
  Eugeniya Pashkova
2–6, 1–6
Runner–up 4. 23 June 2014 Breda, Netherlands Clay   Eva Wacanno   Sviatlana Pirazhenka
  Natela Dzalamidze
4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 5. 9 August 2014 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Bernarda Pera   Ysaline Bonaventure
  Richèl Hogenkamp
4–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 18 August 2014 Wanfercée-Baulet, Belgium Clay   Elise Mertens   Tatiana Búa
  Daniela Seguel
6–2, 6–3
Winner 11. 30 August 2014 Fleurus, Belgium Clay   Arantxa Rus   Hilda Melander
  Marina Melnikova
6–4, 6–1
Winner 12. 15 November 2014 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Marie Benoît   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Polina Monova
6–4, 7–5
Winner 13. 1 December 2014 Sousse, Tunisia Hard   Kelly Versteeg   Vivien Juhászová
  Tereza Malíková
6–3, 6–0
Winner 14. 8 February 2015 Grenoble, France Hard (i)   Hiroko Kuwata   Manon Arcangioli
  Cindy Burger
6–1, 6–3
Winner 15. 27 February 2015 Beinasco, Italy Clay (i)   Daniela Seguel   Xenia Knoll
  Alice Matteucci
6–4, 4–6, [11–9]
Runner-up 6. 15 June 2015 Ilkley, Great Britain Grass   An-Sophie Mestach   Raluca Olaru
  Xu Yifan
3–6, 4–6
Winner 16. 3 August 2015 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Elise Mertens   Justyna Jegiołka
  Sherazad Reix
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 30 April 2016 Wiesbaden, Germany Clay   Steffi Distelmans   Marie Benoît
  Arantxa Rus
2–6, 2–6
Winner 17. 8 May 2016 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Andreea Mitu   Xenia Knoll
  Aleksandra Krunić
6–4, 7–5
Winner 18. 9 May 2016 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Renata Voráčová   Nicola Geuer
  Viktorija Golubic
6–1, 6–2
Winner 19. 30 July 2016 Prague, Czech Republic Clay   Renata Voráčová   Sílvia Soler Espinosa
  Sara Sorribes Tormo
7–5, 3–6, [10–4]
Winner 20. 14 August 2016 Koksijde, Belgium Clay   Steffi Distelmans   Başak Eraydın
  Ilona Kremen
6–1, 6–4

Junior Grand Slam finals (2–2)Edit

DoublesEdit

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

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3 0%
French Open A A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Wimbledon A 1R 3R 3R 0 / 3 4–3 57%
US Open 1R A 2R QF 0 / 3 4–3 57%
Win–loss 0–0 0–2 3–4 5–4 0 / 11 8–10 44%
WTA Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–21 50%
Miami Open A A 1R SF 0 / 2 3–2 60%
Madrid Open A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
China Open A A 2R SF 0 / 2 3–2 60%
WTA Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar opens[2] A A A 2R 1–1
Italian Open A A A W 5–0
Canadian Open A A A W 5–0
Cincinnati Open A A 1R F 4–2
Wuhan Open A A 1R W 5–1

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit