Open main menu

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
ResidenceWondelgem, Belgium
Born (1987-06-09) 9 June 1987 (age 32)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$323,790
Singles
Career record0–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 154 (2 March 2015)
Current rankingNo. 453 (21 May 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2016)
French OpenQ2 (2014)
WimbledonQ1 (2010, 2014, 2015)
US Open1R (2014)
Doubles
Career record1–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 182 (3 August 2009)
Current rankingNo. 429 (21 May 2018)
Team competitions
Davis CupF (2015)
Last updated on: 24 May 2018.

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.

Challenger & ITF Singles titlesEdit

Legend (Singles)
Challengers (1)
Futures (26)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 16 July 2006 Germany F8, Trier Clay   Lukáš Rosol 2–6, 7–6(7–1), 6–4
2. 6 May 2007 Romania F1, Bucharest Clay   Martin Kližan 7–6(7–3), 7–6(9–7)
3. 27 January 2008 France F1, Deauville Clay (i)   Cătălin-Ionuț Gârd 6–2, 4–6, 6–0
4. 8 August 2008 Senegal F2, Dakar Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos 3–3(retired)
5. 12 October 2008 France F18, Saint-Dizier Hard (i)   Vincent Millot 6–7(1–7), 6–3, 6–1
6. 19 October 2008 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Hard (i)   Pavol Červenák 6–4, 6–1
7. 26 July 2009 Italy F20, Modena Clay   Francesco Aldi 2–6, 7–5, 6–3
8. 20 September 2009 France F14, Mulhouse Hard (i)   Yannick Mertens 7–6(7–1), 6–4
9. 25 October 2009 France F19, La Roche-sur-Yon Hard (i)   Baptiste Dupuy 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–2)
10. 31 October 2009 Senegal F1, Dakar Hard   Valentin Sanon 7–6(7–2), 6–3
11. 7 November 2009 Senegal F2, Dakar Hard   Claudio Grassi 6–2, 6–0
12. 7 February 2010 Germany F4, Nussloch Carpet (i)   Thomas Schoorel 6–7(2–7), 7–6(7–3), 7–6(8–6)
13. 1 July 2012 Belgium F1, De Haan Clay   Arthur De Greef 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
14. 19 August 2012 Belgium F8, Koksijde Clay   Juan Sebastián Vivanco 6–2, 6–0
15. 2 September 2012 Belgium F10, Damme Clay   Joris De Loore 3–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
16. 24 February 2013 Portugal F1, Vale do Lobo Hard   Pedro Sousa 7–6(7–3), 6–2
17. 14 April 2013 France F7, Angers Clay (i)   Calvin Hemery 6–3, 6–2
18. 22 September 2013 France F16, Plaisir Hard (i)   Maxime Authom 6–4, 6–4
19. 6 October 2013 Hungary F1, Budapest Clay   Gerard Granollers 5–7, 6–3, 6–2
20. 20 July 2014 Belgium F7, Westende-Middelkerke Clay   Steve Darcis 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(8–6)
21. 21 September 2014 France F19, Plaisir Hard (i)   Josselin Ouanna 6–1, 7–6(7–4)
22. 5 October 2014 France F21, Nevers Hard (i)   Enzo Couacaud 6–1, 6–7(7–9), 6–2
1. 8 February 2015 Glasgow, Great Britain Hard (i)   Ruben Bemelmans 7–6(7–4), 2–6, 7–6(7–4)
23. 13 September 2015 France F17, Bagnères-de-Bigorre Hard   Grégoire Barrère 7–5, 6–3
24. 18 October 2015 France F22, Saint-Dizier Hard (i)   Peter Kobelt 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
25. 19 June 2016 Belgium F1, Binche Clay   Arthur Rinderknech 6–2, 6–7(3–7), 6–1
26. 17 September 2017 France F19, Mulhouse Hard (i)   Edward Corrie 6–3, 4–6, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit