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Yvette Basting (born 8 June 1977) is a retired tennis player from the Netherlands.[1] During her professional career from 1992–2002, she won seventeen titles on the ITF Women's Circuit and qualified twice for the Australian Open and Wimbledon.

Yvette Basting
Country (sports) Netherlands
ResidenceOosterhout, Netherlands
Born (1977-06-08) 8 June 1977 (age 42)
Breda, Netherlands
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1993
Retired2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$166,523
Singles
Career record206–130
Career titles0 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest ranking92 (5 March 2001)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1995, 2001)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
Doubles
Career record92–75
Career titles0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking106 (28 May 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2001)
Wimbledon1R (1995)

Career highlightsEdit

On 5 March 2001, Basting reached her highest singles ranking: world number 92.[1] Her best doubles ranking came on 28 May 2001, when she became world number 106.[1] In her career, Yvatte Basting reached the singles final 14 times in ITF Women's Circuit tournaments, winning eight titles. In 1994, she won the $25k Flensburg tournament in Germany and the $25k Poitiers tournament in France.

In 1999, Basting won the $25k Jaffa tournament in Israel, and in 2000, she won the $25k Pamplona tournament in Spain and the $50k Naples tournament in the United States.

In October 2000, with her partner Katalin Marosi, she won the $75k Poitiers.[2]

In February 2001, partnering Elena Tatarkova, she won the $75k Dow Corning Tennis Classic in Midland, Michigan.[3] In March 2001, Basting and Tatarkova won the $50k Minneapolis doubles title.[4]

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (8–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 28 June 1993 Velp, Netherlands Clay   Lenka Němečková 6–0, 7–5
Winner 2. 23 August 1993 Horb, Germany Clay   Monika Kratochvílová 6–1, 7–6
Winner 3. 17 October 1994 Flensburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Kim de Weille 4–6, 7–5, 6–0
Winner 4. 24 October 1994 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Kim de Weille 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 14 November 1994 Eastbourne, Great Britain Carpet (i)   Kim de Weille 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 30 June 1997 Hoorn, Netherlands Clay   Eva Bes 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. 7 July 1997 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Nathaly Tijssen 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 13 October 1997 Saint Raphaël, France Hard (i)   Sophie Erre 1–6, 4–6
Winner 9. 22 June 1998 Velp, Netherlands Clay   Andrea van den Hurk 6–1, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 29 June 1998 Alkmaar, Netherlands Clay   Dessislava Topalova 6–7(3–7), 2–6
DNP 12 July 1998 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Martina Suchá N/A
Winner 11. 1 November 1999 Jaffa, Israel Hard   Francesca Schiavone 6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. 24 July 2000 Pamplona, Spain Hard   Anastasia Rodionova 6–4, 6–1
Winner 13. 13 November 2000 Naples, United States Clay   Catalina Castaño 4–0, 4–1, 4–2
Runner-up 14. 26 February 2001 Minneapolis, United States Hard (i)   Dawn Buth 6–4, 5–7, 4–6

Doubles (9–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 23 August 1993 Horb, Germany Clay   Annemarie Mikkers   Lorena Rodriguez
  Katrina Saarinen
4–6, 7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 25 September 1995 Bratislava, Slovakia Clay   Magdalena Grzybowska   Petra Langrová
  Radka Zrubáková
3–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 16 October 1995 Flensburg, Germany Carpet (i)   Elena Tatarkova   Sandra Klösel
  Amélie Mauresmo
6–4, 2–6, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 25 February 1996 Redbridge, Great Britain Hard   Kim de Weille   Laura Golarsa
  Julie Steven
3–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 5 July 1997 Hoorn, Netherlands Clay   Simona Galikova   Kim Kilsdonk
  Jolanda Mens
1–6, 6–1, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 7 September 1997 Supetar, Croatia Clay   Lotty Seelen   Darina Mecekova
  Silvia Sosnarova
3–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 29 April 1997 Zadar, Croatia Clay   Susanne Trik   Jelena Kostanić Tošić
  Katarina Srebotnik
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 19 April 1998 Cagnes-sur-Mer, France Clay   Magdalena Zděnovcová   Helen Crook
  Victoria Davies
3–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 26 April 1998 Gelos, France Clay   Emmanuelle Curutchet   Justine Henin
  Aurélie Védy
0–6, 7–6, 7–5
Winner 10. 5 July 1998 Alkmaar, Netherlands Clay   Henriëtte van Aalderen   Carlijn Buis
  Andrea van den Hurk
6–0, 6–1
DNP 12 July 1998 Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay   Henriëtte van Aalderen   Giana Gutiérrez
  Debby Haak
N/A
Runner-up 11. 12 June 2000 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Clay   Andrea van den Hurk   Mia Buric
  Bianka Lamade
5–7, 3–6
Winner 12. 24 July 2000 Pamplona, Spain Hard   Mia Buric   Leanne Baker
  Mariana Mesa
6–2, 6–0
Winner 13. 15 October 2000 Poitiers, France Hard (i)   Katalin Marosi   Petra Mandula
  Patricia Wartusch
7–6(7–4), 6–1
Winner 14. 12 February 2001 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Elena Tatarkova   Jennifer Hopkins
  Petra Rampre
3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 15. 4 March 2001 Minneapolis, United States Hard (i)   Elena Tatarkova   Laurence Courtois
  Alicia Molik
7–5, 7–6(7–0)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "WTA Players: Yvette Basting". wtatennis.com. Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis – Pro Circuit – $75,000 Poitiers – 09 October – 15 October 2000". itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
  3. ^ "ITF Tennis – Pro Circuit – $75,000 Midland, MI – 12 February – 18 February 2001". itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved June 1, 2016.
  4. ^ "ITF Tennis – Pro Circuit – $50,000 Minneapolis, MN – 26 February – 04 March 2001". itftennis.com. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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