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Menno Oosting (17 May 1964 – 22 February 1999) was a professional tennis player from the Netherlands, who won seven ATP Tour doubles titles out of 18 finals in his career.

Menno Oosting
Internationale kampioenschap tennis Melkhuisje Menno Oosting in actie, Bestanddeelnr 933-7188.jpg
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born(1964-05-17)17 May 1964
Son en Breugel, Netherlands
Died22 February 1999(1999-02-22) (aged 34)
Turnhout, Belgium
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1983
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$1,041,725
Singles
Career record26–36
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 72 (4 July 1988)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1988)
French Open1R (1986, 1988)
Wimbledon3R (1988)
US Open2R (1988)
Doubles
Career record239–257
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 20 (13 February 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1991)
French Open3R (1997)
Wimbledon3R (1995)
US Open3R (1996)

Born in Son en Breugel, North Brabant, Oosting reached a career-high ranking of 72nd in the men's singles in 1988, and 20th in doubles in 1995. Oosting won the mixed-doubles title on Roland Garros in 1994, partnering Kristie Boogert. Oosting played in four Davis Cup ties for the Netherlands during the 1980s, posting a 5–3 record in singles and a 2–1 record in doubles. He died of injuries sustained in a car accident in Turnhout, Belgium.[1]

Doubles finals: 18 (7–11)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (7–10)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1991 Athens, Greece Clay   Olli Rahnasto   Jacco Eltingh
  Mark Koevermans
7–5, 6–7, 5–7
Winner 1. 1992 Munich, Germany Clay   David Adams   Carl Limberger
  Tomáš Anzari
3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 1993 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Udo Riglewski   David Adams
  Andrei Olhovskiy
3–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 1993 Bucharest, Romania Clay   Libor Pimek   George Cosac
  Ciprian Petre Porumb
7–6, 7–6
Winner 3. 1994 Casablanca, Morocco Clay   David Adams   Cristian Brandi
  Federico Mordegan
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 1994 Estoril, Portugal Clay   Richard Krajicek   Cristian Brandi
  Federico Mordegan
W/O
Winner 4. 1994 Madrid, Spain Clay   Rikard Bergh   Jean-Philippe Fleurian
  Jakob Hlasek
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 1994 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Daniel Vacek   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 1994 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Daniel Vacek   Patrick McEnroe
  Jared Palmer
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 6. 1996 Zagreb, Croatia Carpet   Libor Pimek   Martin Damm
  Hendrik Jan Davids
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 1996 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet   Yevgeny Kafelnikov   Jonas Björkman
  Nicklas Kulti
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 1996 Sankt Pölten, Austria Clay   David Adams   Ctislav Doseděl
  Pavel Vízner
7–6, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 1996 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   David Adams   Libor Pimek
  Byron Talbot
6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 1996 Bucharest, Romania Clay   David Adams   David Ekerot
  Jeff Tarango
6–7, 6–7
Runner-up 9. 1996 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i)   David Adams   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 1996 Vienna, Austria Carpet   Pavel Vízner   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
6–7, 4–6
Winner 7. 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet   Tom Kempers   Jan Siemerink
  Brett Steven
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 1999 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet   Andrei Pavel   Jeff Tarango
  Daniel Vacek
6–3, 3–6, 5–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Menno Oosting". Sunday Herald. March 20, 1999. Retrieved 18 April 2013.

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