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Jacco Folkert Eltingh (born 29 August 1970) is a former professional male tennis player and former world No. 1 doubles player from the Netherlands.

Jacco Eltingh
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Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1970-08-29) 29 August 1970 (age 49)
Heerde, Netherlands
Height1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Turned pro1988
Retired1998; 2011
PlaysRight-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 4,929,815
Singles
Career record127–147
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 19 (6 February 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1995)
French Open4R (1994)
WimbledonQF (1995)
US Open2R (1993, 1995)
Other tournaments
Grand Slam CupQF (1995)
Doubles
Career record391–144
Career titles44
Highest rankingNo. 1 (16 January 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (1994, 1998)
French OpenW (1995, 1998)
WimbledonW (1998)
US OpenW (1994)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic GamesSF – 4th (1996)

He is best known for his success in doubles with fellow countryman Paul Haarhuis. Together they won all four Grand Slam doubles titles at least once. Eltingh is the youngest player in the Open Era to achieve the Career Grand Slam in men's doubles.

Eltingh reached his career-high singles ranking in February 1995, when he climbed to World No. 19, notably reaching the quarter-finals of both the Australian Open and Wimbledon in 1995. In his professional career he has won 4 singles and 44 doubles titles.

In November 2005, Eltingh was elected to the ATP Board as the player representative for Europe.

Major finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles 8 (6-2)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Partner Opponents in final Score in final
Winner 1994 Australian Open   Paul Haarhuis   Byron Black
  Jonathan Stark
6–7(3–7), 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 1994 US Open   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Winner 1995 French Open   Paul Haarhuis   Nicklas Kulti
  Magnus Larsson
6–7(3–7), 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1996 US Open   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 1997 Wimbledon   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–7(4–7), 6–7(7–9), 7–5, 3–6
Winner 1998 Australian Open (2)   Jonas Björkman   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–2, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 1998 French Open (2)   Paul Haarhuis   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 1998 Wimbledon   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
2–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 10–8

Olympic finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
4th place 1996 Atlanta Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Marc-Kevin Goellner
  David Prinosil
2–6, 5–7

Doubles finals 60 (44–16)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (6)
Tennis Masters Cup (2)
ATP Masters Series (8)
ATP Championship Series (5)
ATP Tour (23)
Titles by Surface
Hard (18)
Clay (10)
Grass (3)
Carpet (13)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 30 September 1991 Palermo, Italy Clay   Tom Kempers   Emilio Sánchez
  Javier Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Winner 2. 7 October 1991 Athens, Greece Clay   Mark Koevermans   Menno Oosting
  Olli Rahnasto
5–7, 7–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 28 October 1991 Guarujá, Brazil Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Bret Garnett
  Todd Nelson
6–3, 7–5
Winner 4. 11 November 1991 Birmingham, United Kingdom Carpet   Paul Wekesa   Ronnie Båthman
  Rikard Bergh
7–5, 7–5
Winner 5. 31 August 1992 Schenectady, U.S. Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–3, 6–4
Winner 6. 11 January 1993 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Henrik Holm
  Bent-Ove Pedersen
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 1. 18 January 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Diego Nargiso
  Guillaume Raoux
6–7, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 8 February 1993 San Francisco, U.S. Hard (i)   Scott Davis   Patrick McEnroe
  Jonathan Stark
6–1, 4–6, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 15 February 1993 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
5–7, 2–6
Winner 8. 17 May 1993 Rome, Italy Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Wayne Ferreira
  Mark Kratzmann
6–4, 7–6
Winner 9. 2 August 1993 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Hendrik Jan Davids
  Libor Pimek
4–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 10. 4 October 1993 Kuala Lumpur-2, Malaysia Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Jonas Björkman
  Lars-Anders Wahlgren
7–5, 4–6, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 25 October 1993 Beijing, China Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Paul Annacone
  Doug Flach
6–7, 3–6
Winner 11. 15 November 1993 Moscow, Russia Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Jonas Björkman
  Jan Apell
6–1, ret.
Winner 12. 28 November 1993 Doubles Championship, Johannesburg Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
7–6(4), 7–6(5), 6–4
Winner 13. 31 January 1994 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Byron Black
  Jonathan Stark
6–7, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 14. 21 February 1994 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Jim Grabb
  Jared Palmer
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 28 February 1994 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Jeremy Bates
  Jonas Björkman
4–6, 1–6
Winner 15. 21 March 1994 Key Biscayne, U.S. Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Mark Knowles
  Jared Palmer
7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 25 July 1994 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Scott Melville
  Piet Norval
6–7, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 22 August 1994 New Haven, U.S. Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Grant Connell
  Patrick Galbraith
4–6, 6–7
Runner-up 7. 29 August 1994 Schenectady, U.S. Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Jan Apell
  Jonas Björkman
4–6, 6–7
Winner 16. 12 September 1994 US Open, New York Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–3, 7–6
Winner 17. 3 October 1994 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Nicklas Kulti
  Lars-Anders Wahlgren
6–0, 7–5
Winner 18. 10 October 1994 Sydney Indoor, Australia Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Byron Black
  Jonathan Stark
6–4, 7–6
Winner 19. 7 November 1994 Paris Indoor, France Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Byron Black
  Jonathan Stark
3–6, 7–6, 7–5
Winner 20. 14 November 1994 Moscow, Russia Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   David Adams
  Andrei Olhovskiy
W/O
Runner-up 8. 27 February 1995 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Jim Grabb
  Jonathan Stark
6–7, 7–6, 3–6
Winner 21. 1 May 1995 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Luis Lobo
  Javier Sánchez
6–3, 6–4
Winner 22. 12 June 1995 French Open, Paris Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Nicklas Kulti
  Magnus Larsson
6–7, 6–4, 6–1
Winner 23. 26 June 1995 Halle, Germany Grass   Paul Haarhuis   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Andrei Olhovskiy
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 24. 16 October 1995 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Jakob Hlasek
  Patrick McEnroe
7–6, 6–4
Winner 25. 30 October 1995 Essen, Germany Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Cyril Suk
  Daniel Vacek
7–5, 6–4
Winner 26. 13 November 1995 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Grant Connell
  Patrick Galbraith
3–6, 6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 9. 25 November 1995 Doubles Championship, Eindhoven Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Grant Connell
  Patrick Galbraith
6–7, 6–7, 6–3, 6–7
Runner-up 10. 8 January 1996 Doha, Qatar Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 11. 9 September 1996 US Open, New York City Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–4, 6–7, 6–7
Winner 27. 21 October 1996 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Olivier Delaître
  Guillaume Raoux
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 12. 28 October 1996 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Sébastien Lareau
  Alex O'Brien
6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 28. 4 November 1996 Paris Indoor, France Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
6–4, 4–6, 7–6
Winner 29. 6 January 1997 Doha, Qatar Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Patrik Fredriksson
  Magnus Norman
6–3, 6–2
Winner 30. 10 March 1997 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Libor Pimek
  Byron Talbot
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 13. 28 April 1997 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Donald Johnson
  Francisco Montana
6–7, 6–2, 6–7
Winner 31. 23 June 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass   Paul Haarhuis   Trevor Kronemann
  David Macpherson
6–4, 7–5
Runner-up 14. 7 July 1997 Wimbledon, London Grass   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–7, 6–7, 7–5, 3–6
Winner 32. 25 August 1997 Boston, U.S. Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Dave Randall
  Jack Waite
6–4, 6–2
Winner 33. 6 October 1997 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Jean-Philippe Fleurian
  Max Mirnyi
6–3, 7–6
Winner 34. 3 November 1997 Paris Indoor, France Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Rick Leach
  Jonathan Stark
6–2, 7–6
Runner-up 15. 19 January 1998 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Hard   Daniel Nestor   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
3–6, 5–7
Winner 35. 2 February 1998 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard   Jonas Björkman   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–2, 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 36. 2 March 1998 Philadelphia, U.S. Hard (i)   Paul Haarhuis   Richey Reneberg
  David Macpherson
7–6, 6–7, 6–2
Winner 37. 9 March 1998 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Neil Broad
  Piet Norval
7–6, 6–3
Winner 38. 20 April 1998 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Ellis Ferreira
  Rick Leach
7–5, 6–0
Winner 39. 27 April 1998 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–4, 6–2
Winner 40. 8 June 1998 French Open, Paris Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Winner 41. 6 July 1998 Wimbledon, London Grass   Paul Haarhuis   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
2–6, 6–4, 7–6, 5–7, 10–8
Winner 42. 9 August 1998 Amsterdam, Netherlands Clay   Paul Haarhuis   Dominik Hrbatý
  Karol Kučera
6–3, 6–2
Winner 43. 31 August 1998 Boston, U.S. Hard   Paul Haarhuis   Chris Haggard
  Jack Waite
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 16. 9 November 1998 Paris Indoor, France Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Mahesh Bhupathi
  Leander Paes
4–6, 2–6
Winner 44. 22 November 1998 Doubles Championship, Hartford Carpet   Paul Haarhuis   Mark Knowles
  Daniel Nestor
6–4, 6–2, 7–5

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A A 1R 2R 3R W SF 3R SF W 2 / 8 25–6
French Open A A A 3R 2R 3R QF W A SF W 2 / 7 24–5
Wimbledon A A LQ A 3R 1R QF QF 1R F W 1 / 7 19–6
US Open A A A 3R QF 2R W 3R F 2R A 1 / 7 19–6
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 2 / 4 1 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 3 / 3 6 / 29 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–3 7–4 5–4 18–2 15–3 7–3 14–4 18–0 N/A 87–23
Year End Championships
Doubles Championships A A A A A W SF F RR SF W 2 / 6 20–6
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A A A A A A QF 1R A 0 / 2 1–2
Key Biscayne NME A A A QF W QF A 3R A 1 / 4 10–3
Monte Carlo NME A A A A A W A F W 2 / 3 11–1
Rome NME A A A W 2R 1R A 2R A 1 / 4 7–3
Hamburg NME A A A A SF SF A QF A 0 / 3 5–3
Montreal / Toronto NME A A A A A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0–1
Cincinnati NME A A A 1R A A 1R 2R A 0 / 3 1–3
Madrid (Stuttgart) NME A A A A A W F SF QF 1 / 4 10–3
Paris NME A A 1R SF W QF W W F 3 / 7 18–4
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 1 / 4 2 / 4 2 / 6 1 / 4 1 / 9 1 / 3 8 / 31 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0–0 0–0 0–1 9–3 12–2 13–4 8–3 13–8 8–2 N/A 63–23
Year End Ranking 565 210 190 56 45 11 2 3 18 4 1 N/A

Singles (4 titles)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Jun 1992 Manchester, United Kingdom Grass   MaliVai Washington 6–3, 6–4
Win 2. May 1993 Atlanta, U.S. Clay   Bryan Shelton 7–6, 6–2
Win 3. Aug 1994 Schenectady, U.S. Hard   Chuck Adams 6–3, 6–4
Win 4. Oct 1994 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Carpet (i)   Andrei Olhovskiy 7–6, 2–6, 6–4

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