Laurence Tieleman

Laurence Tieleman (born 14 November 1972) is a former tennis player from Italy.

Laurence Tieleman
Country (sports) Italy
ResidenceBrussels, Belgium
Born (1972-11-14) 14 November 1972 (age 47)
Brussels, Belgium
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2003
PlaysRight-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money$773,130
Singles
Career record41–61
Career titles0
3 Challengers
Highest rankingNo. 76 (26 April 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2000)
French Open1R (1999)
Wimbledon3R (1993)
US Open3R (1999)
Doubles
Career record21–34
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 117 (23 August 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1999, 2001)
Wimbledon1R (1993)
US Open2R (2000)

Personal lifeEdit

Tieleman has a Dutch father and an Italian mother, both working for the European Community.[1] He began playing tennis at age seven and attended the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, FL, United States from ages 13 to 17.[2]

Tieleman resided in both Assisi and Brussels during his playing career.

Tennis careerEdit

Turning professional in 1993, he won one tour-level doubles title (Tashkent in 1998) and 3 Challenger events in singles during his career. Tieleman's best singles performance was finishing runner-up at Queen's in 1998. The right-hander reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 76 in April 1999.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martucci Vincenzo (31 March 1999). "Tieleman, il figlio d' Europa". Gazzetta dello Sport. Retrieved 19 March 2016.
  2. ^ "ATP Player Profile". ATP.

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