Niels Desein

Niels Desein (born 9 June 1987) is a Belgian tennis player playing on the ATP Challenger Tour. He was born in Ghent, Belgium, and currently resides in Wondelgem, Belgium.

Niels Desein
Niels Desein 1, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Belgium
ResidenceOstend, Belgium
Born (1987-06-09) 9 June 1987 (age 34)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$412,624
Singles
Career record0–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 154 (2 March 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2016)
French OpenQ2 (2014)
WimbledonQ1 (2010, 2013, 2014, 2015)
US Open1R (2014)
Doubles
Career record1–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 182 (3 August 2009)
Current rankingNo. 1550 (12 July 2021)
Team competitions
Davis CupF (2015)
Last updated on: 18 July 2021.

JuniorsEdit

Desein reached as high as No. 4 in the combined junior world rankings in May 2005.[1]

Junior Slam results:


Australian Open: -
French Open: 1R (2005)
Wimbledon: 3R (2004, 2005)
US Open: 2R (2004)

Professional tourEdit

His career-high ATP rankings are World No. 154 in singles in March 2015 and World No. 182 in doubles in August 2009. His favourite surface is clay.[2]


He made his main draw debut on the ATP World Tour at the 2013 Portugal Open as a qualifier. He represented the Belgium Davis Cup team on one occasion in 2015.


Singles: 47 (27–20)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (1–0)
ITF Futures (26–20)
Finals by surface
Hard (16–11)
Clay (10–4)
Grass (0–1)
Carpet (1–4)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2005 Great Britain F8, Felixstowe Futures Grass   Nicolas Tourte 7–6(7–5), 5–7, 3–6
Win 1–1 Jul 2006 Germany F8, Trier Futures Clay   Lukas Rosol 2–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–4
Loss 1–2 Mar 2007 Portugal F3, Albufeira Futures Hard   Ricardas Berankis 5–7, 4–6
Win 2–2 May 2007 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay   Martin Klizan 7–6(7–3), 7–6(9–7)
Loss 2–3 Aug 2007 Germany F11, Wetzlar Futures Clay   Alexander Flock 4–6, 2–6
Loss 2–4 Nov 2007 Israel F4, Ramat Hasharon Futures Hard   Ruben Bemelmans 3–6, 3–6
Win 3–4 Jan 2008 France F1, Deauville Futures Clay   Catalin-Ionut Gard 6–2, 4–6, 6–0
Loss 3–5 Aug 2008 Senegal F1, Dakar Futures Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 3–6, 5–7
Win 4–5 Aug 2008 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 3–3 ret.
Loss 4–6 Sep 2008 France F14, Mulhouse Futures Hard   Michael Lammer 7–6(7–4), 5–7, 3–6
Win 5–6 Oct 2008 France F18, Saint-Dizier Futures Hard   Vincent Millot 6–7(1–7), 6–3, 6–1
Win 6–6 Oct 2008 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Futures Hard   Pavol Cervenak 6–4, 6–1
Win 7–6 Jul 2009 Italy F20, Modena Futures Clay   Francesco Aldi 2–6, 7–5, 6–3
Win 8–6 Sep 2009 France F14, Mulhouse Futures Hard   Yannick Mertens 7–6(7–1), 6–4
Win 9–6 Oct 2009 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Futures Hard   Baptiste Dupuy 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Win 10–6 Nov 2009 Senegal F1, Dakar Futures Hard   Valentin Sanon 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Win 11–6 Nov 2009 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard   Claudio Grassi 6–2, 6–0
Win 12–6 Feb 2010 Germany F4, Nussloch Futures Carpet   Thomas Schoorel 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–3), 7–6(8–6)
Loss 12–7 Mar 2010 France F4, Lille Futures Hard   Ruben Bemelmans 4–6, 2–6
Loss 12–8 Jul 2010 Spain F23, Palma del Río Futures Hard   Ruben Bemelmans 6–4, 4–6, 6–7(1–7)
Loss 12–9 Sep 2010 Netherlands F6, Middelburg Futures Clay   Matwe Middelkoop 6–7(2–7), 2–6
Loss 12–10 Feb 2012 Turkey F5, Antalya Futures Hard   Riccardo Ghedin 6–1, 4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss 12–11 Mar 2012 Portugal F3, Loulé Futures Hard   Dénes Lukács 4–6, 1–6
Loss 12–12 Mar 2012 France F6, Saint-Raphaël Futures Hard   Laurent Rochette 4–6, 1–6
Loss 12–13 Apr 2012 Greece F1, Heraklion Futures Carpet   Yannick Jankovits 3–6, 5–7
Loss 12–14 Apr 2012 Greece F2, Heraklion Futures Carpet   Alexandros Jakupovic 7–6(11–9), 3–6, 4–6
Win 13–14 Jul 2012 Belgium F1, De Haan Futures Clay   Arthur De Greef 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Loss 13–15 Jul 2012 Netherlands F4, Middelburg Futures Clay   Matwe Middelkoop 6–4, 2–6, 3–6
Win 14–15 Aug 2012 Belgium F8, Koksijde Futures Clay   Juan-Sebastian Vivanco 6–2, 6–0
Win 15–15 Sep 2012 Belgium F10, Damme Futures Clay   Joris de Loore 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 15–16 Sep 2012 France F15, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Futures Hard   Julien Obry 4–6, 3–6
Win 16–16 Feb 2013 Portugal F1, Vale do Lobo Futures Hard   Pedro Sousa 7–6(7–3), 6–2
Win 17–16 Apr 2013 France F7, Angers Futures Clay   Calvin Hemery 6–3, 6–2
Loss 17–17 Jul 2013 Netherlands F4, Middelburg Futures Clay   Thomas Schoorel 3–6, 4–6
Win 18–17 Sep 2013 France F16, Plaisir Futures Hard   Maxime Authom 6–4, 6–4
Win 19–17 Oct 2013 Hungary F1, Budapest Futures Clay   Gerard Granollers-Pujol 5–7, 6–3, 6–2
Loss 19–18 Oct 2013 Portugal F11, Guimarães Futures Hard   Rui Machado 6–7(4–7), 3–6
Win 20–18 Jul 2014 Belgium F7, Middelkerke Futures Hard   Steve Darcis 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(8–6)
Win 21–18 Sep 2014 France F19, Plaisir Futures Hard   Josselin Ouanna 6–1, 7–6(7–4)
Win 22–18 Oct 2014 France F21, Nevers Futures Hard   Enzo Couacaud 6–1, 6–7(7–9), 6–2
Win 23–18 Feb 2015 Glasgow, United Kingdom Challenger Hard   Ruben Bemelmans 7–6(7–4), 2–6, 7–6(7–4)
Win 24–18 Sep 2015 France F17, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Futures Hard   Gregoire Barrere 7–5, 6–3
Win 25–18 Oct 2015 France F22, Saint-Dizier Futures Hard   Peter Kobelt 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 25–19 Jan 2016 Germany F3, Nussloch Futures Carpet   Nils Langer 3–6, 4–6
Win 26–19 Jun 2016 Belgium F1, Binche Futures Clay   Arthur Rinderknech 6–2, 6–7(3–7), 6–1
Win 27–19 Sep 2017 France F19, Mulhouse Futures Hard   Edward Corrie 6–3, 4–6, 6–3
Loss 27–20 Feb 2018 Switzerland F2, Bellevue Futures Carpet   Ugo Humbert 7–6(7–2), 6–7(5–7), 3–6


Doubles: 51 (32–19)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (1–4)
ITF Futures (31–15)
Finals by surface
Hard (14–8)
Clay (14–9)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (4–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2006 Israel F1, Ramat Hasharon Futures Hard   Dusan Lojda   Antoine Benneteau
  Frederic Jeanclaude
6–7(2–7), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 0–2 Jun 2006 Tunisia F1, Sousse Futures Clay   Dusan Lojda   Mounir El Aarej
  Walid Jallali
4–6, 3–6
Win 1–2 Aug 2006 Germany F11, Essen Futures Clay   Ruben Bemelmans   Antal Van Der Duim
  Boy Westerhof
1–6, 7–5, 7–5
Win 2–2 Jan 2007 Germany F3, Kaarst Futures Carpet   Jeroen Masson   Daniel Brands
  Ralph Grambow
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
Win 3–2 Mar 2007 Portugal F2, Lagos Futures Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Murad Inoyatov
  Dmitri Sitak
6–3, 6–4
Win 4–2 May 2007 Romania F1, Bucharest Futures Clay   Jeroen Masson   Thomas Kromann
  Martin Pedersen
6–4, 6–1
Win 5–2 Jul 2007 Netherlands F2, Breda Futures Clay   Jeroen Masson   Vladimir Karusevich
  Nicolas Todero
6–4, 3–6, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 5–3 Nov 2007 Great Britain F21, Redbridge Futures Hard   Ruben Bemelmans   Josh Goodall
  Ken Skupski
7–5, 6–7(3–7), [5–10]
Win 6–3 Jan 2008 France F1, Deauville Futures Clay   Alexandre Renard   Philippe de Bonnevie
  Petar Popovic
6–3, 6–2
Win 7–3 Mar 2008 Morocco F1, Oujda Futures Clay   Jeroen Masson   M-A Lopez Jaen]
  J-M Such-Perez
6–2, 6–4
Win 8–3 Jun 2008 Netherlands F2, Alkmaar Futures Clay   Jeroen Masson   Dusan Karol
  Yannick Mertens
6–4, 6–7(4–7), [10–6]
Loss 8–4 Jun 2008 Netherlands F3, Breda Futures Clay   Jeroen Masson   Jesse Huta Galung
  Matwe Middelkoop
6–3, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 9–4 Aug 2008 Senegal F1, Dakar Futures Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Benjamin Balleret
  Philippe de Bonnevie
7–5, 6–7(3–7), [10–5]
Win 10–4 Aug 2008 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Benjamin Balleret
  Philippe de Bonnevie
6–4, 6–4
Win 11–4 Aug 2008 Belgium F2, Koksijde Futures Clay   Ruben Bemelmans   Alexandre Folie
  David Goffin
7–5, 7–5
Win 12–4 Aug 2008 Italy F28, Piombino Futures Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Bai Yan
  Jun-Chao Xu
6–3, 6–3
Win 13–4 Sep 2008 France F14, Mulhouse Futures Hard   Ruben Bemelmans   Dustin Brown
  Stefan Seifert
7–6(13–11), 6–3
Loss 13–5 Sep 2008 Grenoble, France Challenger Hard   Dick Norman   Martin Fischer
  Philipp Oswald
7–6(7–5), 5–7, [7–10]
Win 14–5 Oct 2008 France F18, Saint-Dizier Futures Hard   Ruben Bemelmans   Guillermo Alcaide
  Nikolai Nesterov
6–4, 3–6, [10–6]
Loss 14–6 Jul 2009 San Benedetto, Italy Challenger Clay   Stephane Robert   Stefano Ianni
  Cristian Villagran
6–7(3–7), 6–1, [6–10]
Win 15–6 Jul 2009 Italy F20, Modena Futures Clay   Yannick Mertens   Alessandro Giannessi
  Filippo Leonardi
6–2, 6–1
Loss 15–7 Sep 2009 St. Remy, France Challenger Hard   Ruben Bemelmans   Jiri Krkoska
  Lukas Lacko
1–6, 6–3, [3–10]
Win 16–7 Oct 2009 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Futures Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Fabrice Martin
  Adil Shamasdin
7–6(10–8), 1–6, [10–5]
Win 17–7 Nov 2009 Senegal F2, Dakar Futures Hard   John-Paul Fruttero   Philip Barlow
  Tony Holzinger
6–3, 6–2
Win 18–7 Mar 2010 France F4, Lille Futures Hard   Ruben Bemelmans   Izak Van Der Merwe
  Raven Klaasen
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Loss 18–8 Oct 2010 Nigeria F1, Lagos Futures Hard   Laurent Rochette   Amir Weintraub
  Boy Westerhof
walkover
Win 19–8 Mar 2012 Portugal F3, Loulé Futures Hard   Jeroen Masson   G Gomez-Diaz
  A Vivanco-Guzman
7–6(7–3), 6–3
Win 20–8 Jun 2012 Morocco F2, Rabat Futures Clay   Alexandre Penaud   Kalle Averfalk
  Robin Olin
6–1, 2–6, [13–11]
Loss 20–9 Jul 2012 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay   Andre Ghem   Michael Linzer
  Gerald Melzer
1–6, 6–7(3–7)
Loss 20–10 Aug 2012 Belgium F6, Ostend Futures Clay   James Junior Storme   Joris de Loore
  Juan Carlos Saez
0–6, 4–6
Win 21–10 Sep 2012 Belgium F10, Damme Futures Clay   James Junior Storme   Joris de Loore
  Yannis Baltogiannis
3–6, 6–2, [10–3]
Loss 21–11 Apr 2013 France F7, Angers Futures Clay   Tim Pütz   Ivan Bjelica
  Miljan Zekic
3–6, 4–6
Win 22–11 Apr 2013 France F8, Ajaccio Futures Clay   Yannick Mertens   Daniel Smethurst
  Alexander Ward
6–2, 6–2
Win 23–11 Aug 2013 Belgium F7, Ostend Futures Clay   Kimmer Coppejans   Sander Gille
  Roger Ordeig
6–2, 6–3
Loss 23–12 Oct 2013 Hungary F1, Budapest Futures Clay   Peter Torebko   Piotr Gadomski
  Blazej Koniusz
3–6, 3–6
Loss 23–13 Mar 2014 France F6, Poitiers Futures Hard   Yannick Mertens   Isak Arvidsson
  Markus Eriksson
walkover
Win 24–13 Nov 2014 Eckental, Germany Challenger Carpet   Ruben Bemelmans   Andreas Beck
  Philipp Petzschner
6–3, 4–6, [10–8]
Loss 24–14 Nov 2015 Czech Republic F7, Jablonec nad Nisou Futures Carpet   Libor Salaba   Sander Arends
  Adam Majchrowicz
3–6, 4–6
Loss 24–15 Jan 2016 Germany F3, Nussloch Futures Carpet   Uladzimir Ignatik   Johannes Haerteis
  Kevin Krawietz
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [8–10]
Win 25–15 Feb 2016 Switzerland F1, Nussloch Futures Carpet   Denis Matsukevitch   Sebastien Boltz
  Gregoire Jacq
6–0, 6–4
Loss 25–16 Jun 2016 Spain F16, Huelva Futures Clay   Lamine Ouahab   Ivan Arenas-Gualda
  David Vega Hernandez
4–6, 2–6
Win 26–16 Feb 2017 Great Britain F1, Glasgow Futures Hard   Mick Lescure   Farris Fathi Gosea
  Tim Kopinski
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Win 27–16 Mar 2017 France F4, Lille Futures Hard   David Guez   Samuel Bensoussan
  Yanais Laurent
6–1, 6–2
Loss 27–17 Mar 2017 France F5, Toulouse Futures Hard   Yannick Jankovits   Fabien Reboul
  Thai-Son Kwiatkowski
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 27–18 Oct 2017 Portugal F20, Oliveira de Azeméis Futures Hard   Yannick Jankovits   Francisco Cabral
  Nuno Deus
6–3, 3–6, [8–10]
Win 28–18 Jan 2018 France F1, Bagnoles-de-l'Orne Futures Clay   Boy Westerhof   Romain Arneodo
  Gregoire Jacq
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 29–18 Feb 2018 Switzerland F2, Bellevue Futures Carpet   Albano Olivetti   Charlie Emhardt
  Josh Hagar
6–3, 6–1
Win 30–18 Apr 2018 Portugal F8, Cascais Futures Clay   Boy Westerhof   Germain Gigounon
  Tristan Lamasine
7–6(7–4), 6–2
Loss 30–19 Aug 2018 Belgium F8, Koksijde Futures Clay   Germain Gigounon   Michael Geerts
  Matias Zukas
1–6, 1–6
Win 31–19 Sep 2018 France F16, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Futures Hard   Yannick Mertens   Albano Olivetti
  Dan Added
6–7(7–9), 7–5, [10–5]
Win 32–19 Feb 2019 M15 Grenoble, France World Tennis Tour Hard   Yannick Mertens   Hugo Voljacques
  Dan Added
7–6(9–7), 6–3


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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 A A A Q1 Q2 Q1 Q3 0 / 0 0–0  – 
French Open Q1 Q1 A A Q1 Q2 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Wimbledon A Q1 A A Q1 Q1 Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0 0%
US Open Q1 Q1 A A Q1 1R Q1 A 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 1 0–1 0%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Monte Carlo A A A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0  – 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ITF Juniors Profile
  2. ^ "ITF Profile". Retrieved 18 July 2010.

External linksEdit