Kim de Weille

Kim de Weille (born April 1976) is a Dutch former professional tennis player.

Kim de Weille
Country (sports) Netherlands
BornApril 1976
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$91,227
Singles
Career record169–116
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 116 (13 February 1995)
Doubles
Career record64–53
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 139 (15 April 1996)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1996)

BiographyEdit

Tennis careerEdit

A right-handed player, de Weille had a best singles ranking of 116 in the world and won six singles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. This included an $25k event in Prostějov in 1994 where she beat an up and coming Martina Hingis in the semifinals.

Her best performance on the WTA Tour came at the 1995 Amway Classic in Auckland, making it through to the quarterfinals, with wins over Bettina Fulco-Villella and top 50 player Linda Harvey-Wild.[1]

She featured in the singles qualifying draws of all four grand slam tournaments during her career and reached the final round of qualifying at the 1995 US Open. As a doubles player she played in the main draw of the 1996 Australian Open, with Seda Noorlander.

Personal lifeEdit

De Weille has two children with husband Menco and lives in Leimuiden.[2]

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$75,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (6–4)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 11 October 1993 Burgdorf, Switzerland Carpet (i)   Lenka Cenková 6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 13 March 1994 Prostějov, Czech Republic Hard   Federica Fortuni 6–2, 7–6(4)
Runner-up 3. 17 October 1994 Flensburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Yvette Basting 6–4, 5–7, 0–6
Runner-up 4. 24 October 1994 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Yvette Basting 1–6, 7–5, 4–6
Winner 5. 14 November 1994 Eastbourne, England Carpet (i)   Yvette Basting 6–1, 6–4
Winner 6. 25 May 1997 Zaragoza, Spain Clay   Lourdes Domínguez Lino 6–4, 6–3
Winner 7. 5 October 1997 Lerida, Spain Clay   Conchita Martínez Granados 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 7 February 1999 Sheffield, England Hard (i)   Kim Clijsters 3–6, 1–6
Winner 9. 2 April 2000 Amiens, France Clay (i)   Magda Mihalache 6–2, 6–3

Doubles (4–7)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 February 1993 Lisbon, Portugal Hard   Lara Bitter   Maaike Koutstaal
  Linda Niemantsverdriet
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 29 October 1995 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Nathalie Thijssen   Seda Noorlander
  Kirstin Freye
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 25 February 1996 Redbridge, England Hard   Yvette Basting   Laura Golarsa
  Julie Steven
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 21 April 1996 Murcia, Spain Clay   Noëlle van Lottum   Silke Meier
  Petra Schwarz
3–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 24 May 1997 Zaragoza, Spain Clay   Nóra Köves   Eva Bes
  Lourdes Domínguez Lino
7–6(4), 6–4
Winner 6. 31 May 1997 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Amanda Hopmans   Katalin Marosi
  Veronica Stele
6–4, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 31 August 1997 Orbetello, Italy Clay   Henriëtte van Aalderen   Kateřina Kroupová-Šišková
  Silke Meier
3–6, 6–2, 2–6
Winner 8. 26 April 1998 Espinho, Portugal Clay   Noëlle van Lottum   Kirstin Freye
  Silke Meier
4–6, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 9. 6 February 1999 Sheffield, England Hard (i)   Surina De Beer   Lizzie Jelfs
  Lorna Woodroffe
6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 13 February 1999 Birmingham, England Hard (i)   Surina De Beer   Angelika Bachmann
  Magda Mihalache
6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 11. 30 July 2000 Les Contamines, France Hard   Carine Bornu   Caroline Dhenin
  Bianka Lamade
7–6(4), 4–6, 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Auckland - 30 January - 05 February 1995". itftennis.com.
  2. ^ "'We zijn over dood van Sky heen en willen wat doen'". Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch). 2 September 2017.

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