John van Lottum

John van Lottum (born 10 April 1976) is a former tennis player from the Netherlands, who played professionally from 1994 to 2007. During his career, he won 5 Challenger titles in singles; notably defeated Lleyton Hewitt and Todd Martin; and reached the 4th round of Wimbledon in 1998.

John van Lottum
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Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceAntwerp, Belgium
Born (1976-04-10) 10 April 1976 (age 45)
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2007
PlaysRight-handed (2-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,188,163
Singles
Career record62–99 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
5 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 62 (26 April 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1999, 2000, 2004)
French Open2R (1998, 2003)
Wimbledon4R (1998)
US Open3R (1997, 1999)
Doubles
Career record13–32 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 233 (27 January 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2003)
French Open2R (2004)
US Open1R (2003)
Last updated on: 30 June 2021.

The right-hander reached his career-high singles ranking on the ATP Tour in April 1999, when he became World No. 62. He has an older sister, Noëlle van Lottum, who played on the WTA Tour for France circuit from 1987 to 1999, with a career-high ranking of World No. 57 in singles.

After his tennis career he was considered as a coach for Michaëlla Krajicek, but instead joined TV channel Eurosport as a tennis commentator. In June 2008, he coached Elena Dementieva during the Ordina Open and Wimbledon.

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)

SinglesEdit

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A Q1 1R 1R A Q1 Q2 1R A Q2 0 / 3 0–3 0%
French Open A A A 2R 1R 1R 1R Q2 2R 1R A Q2 0 / 6 2–6 25%
Wimbledon A A 3R 4R 1R A A A 1R 1R A A 0 / 5 5–5 50%
US Open Q1 A 3R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R 2R A A A 0 / 7 6–7 46%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 4–2 4–3 2–4 0–3 0–2 1–1 2–3 0–3 0–0 0–0 0 / 21 13–21 38%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A A Q2 A A A 1R A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Miami A A A A 1R 1R A A A A A A 0 / 2 0–2 0%
Monte Carlo A A A A 2R Q1 Q2 A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Rome A A A Q2 1R Q2 A A Q2 A A A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Cincinnati Masters A A A A 2R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Stuttgart A A Q2 Q1 Q1 A A Not Held 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Paris Masters A A A Q1 3R A A A A A A A 0 / 1 2–1 67%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 4–5 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 7 4–7 36%

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 13 (5–8)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (5–8)
ITF Futures (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (4–4)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 1997 Neumünster, Germany Challenger Carpet   Dick Norman 7–6, 6–7, 6–7
Win 1–1 Feb 1999 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Challenger Hard   Markus Hipfl 7–6, 6–2
Win 2–1 Mar 2001 Kyoto, Japan Challenger Carpet   Michael Kohlmann 6–7(3–7), 6–4, 7–5
Win 3–1 Oct 2001 Bukhara, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Oleg Ogorodov 6–1, 6–1
Loss 3–2 Dec 2001 San Jose, Costa Rica Challenger Hard   Michael Kohlmann 3–6, 4–6
Loss 3–3 Dec 2001 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard   Paradorn Srichaphan 2–6, 3–6
Loss 3–4 Sep 2002 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Vasilis Mazarakis 6–7(1–7), 6–4, 1–6
Win 4–4 Oct 2002 Bukhara, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Vasilis Mazarakis 7–6, 6–1
Loss 4–5 Dec 2002 Yokohama, Japan Challenger Carpet   Lee Hyung-taik 6–2, 6–7(2–7), 6–7(6–8)
Win 5–5 Dec 2002 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard   Frank Moser 7–5, 6–4
Loss 5–6 Jul 2003 Hilversum, Netherlands Challenger Clay   Martin Verkerk 3–6, 1–6
Loss 5–7 Nov 2003 Nottingham, United Kingdom Challenger Hard   Joachim Johansson 4–6, 7–6(7–4), 2–6
Loss 5–8 Nov 2003 Bratislava, Slovakia Challenger Hard   Marc Rosset 6–3, 3–6, 0–6


Doubles: 2 (1–1)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (1–1)
ITF Futures (0–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jan 2000 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Carpet   Jan Siemerink   Magnus Larsson
  Fredrik Loven
7–5, 7–6(8–6)
Loss 1–1 Mar 2002 Osaka, Japan Challenger Hard   Laurence Tieleman   Karol Beck
  Cedric Kauffmann
5–7, 1–6


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