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Miriam Oremans (born 9 September 1972) is a former professional female tennis player from the Netherlands. On 26 July 1993 she reached her career-high singles ranking of number 25.

Miriam Oremans
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Country (sports)Netherlands
Born (1972-09-09) 9 September 1972 (age 46)
Berlicum, The Netherlands
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Turned pro1997
Retired2002
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record182–205
Highest rankingNo. 25 (26 July 1993)
Doubles
Career record195–187
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 19 (7 July 1997)

She did not win any singles titles (Oremans did have two Satellite tournament wins in 1989), but did win three titles in doubles. In 1992 she was runner-up together with Jacco Eltingh in the Mixed Doubles finals of Wimbledon.

Her biggest achievement came in during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she won the silver medal in doubles, partnering Kristie Boogert, losing the final match to Venus and Serena Williams.

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Major finalsEdit

Olympic finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Silver 2000 Sydney Hard   Kristie Boogert   Serena Williams
  Venus Williams
1–6, 1–6

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 5Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 19 June 1993 Eastbourne, England Grass   Martina Navratilova 6–2, 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 22 June 1997 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass   Ruxandra Dragomir 7–5, 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 15 June 1998 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Julie Halard-Decugis 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 23 October 2000 Bratislava, Slovakia Hard (i)   Dája Bedáňová 1–6, 7–5, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 11 June 2001 Birmingham, England Grass   Nathalie Tauziat 3–6, 5–7

Doubles 12 (3–9)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 1
Tier III 1
Tier IV & V 1
Olympic Games 0
Titles by Surface
Hard 1
Clay 0
Grass 1
Carpet 1
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 16 February 1992 Linz, Austria Hard (i)   Monique Kiene   Claudia Porwik
  Raffaella Reggi-Concato
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 28 May 1995 Strasbourg, France Hard (i)   Sabine Appelmans   Lindsay Davenport
  Mary Joe Fernandez
2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 25 May 1996 Madrid, Spain Clay   Sabine Appelmans   Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–7, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 6 October 1996 Leipzig, Germany Carpet   Sabine Appelmans   Kristie Boogert
  Nathalie Tauziat
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 29 March 1997 Key Biscayne, Florida, USA Hard   Sabine Appelmans   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Natasha Zvereva
2–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 15 February 1998 Paris, France Carpet (i)   Sabine Appelmans   Anna Kournikova
  Larisa Neiland
1–6, 6–3, 7–6
Winner 7. 21 June 1998 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Sabine Appelmans   Cătălina Cristea
  Eva Melicharová
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 8. 1 October 2000 Sydney Olympics, Australia Hard   Kristie Boogert   Venus Williams
  Serena Williams
1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 9. 18 February 2001 Doha, Qatar Hard   Kristie Boogert   Sandrine Testud
  Roberta Vinci
5–7, 6–7(4)
Runner-up 10. 19 May 2001 Antwerp, Belgium Clay   Kristie Boogert   Els Callens
  Virginia Ruano Pascual
3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 18 June 2001 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Kim Clijsters   Ruxandra Dragomir
  Nadia Petrova
6–7(5), 7–6(5), 4–6
Runner-up 12. 30 December 2001 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Åsa Svensson   Meghann Shaughnessy
  Justine Henin
1–6, 6–7(6)

ITF FinalsEdit

Singles Finals: (2-2)Edit

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$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 6 November 1989 Ashkelon, Israel Clay   Robyn Field 6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. 13 November 1989 Jerusalem, Israel Clay   Yael Segal 7–-5, 6–4
Runner–up 3. 14 May 1990 Jaffa, Israel Hard   Limor Zaltz 6–7, 6–3, 2–6
Runner–up 4. 12 November 1990 Ashkelon, Israel Hard   Nicolette Rooimans 6–3, 4–6, 6–7(5–7)

Doubles Finals: (1-2)Edit

Outcome No Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner–up 1. 14 May 1990 Jaffa, Israel Hard   Nicolette Rooimans   Michelle Anderson
  Robyn Field
5–7, 4–6
Runner–up 2. 11 June 1990 Modena, Italy Hard   Heleen van den Berg   Silvia Farina Elia
  Simona Isidori
2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 7 December 1997 Cergy-Pontoise, France Hard (i)   Kristie Boogert   Julie Halard-Decugis
  Anne-Gaëlle Sidot
7–5, 6–4

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