Jiske Griffioen

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Jiske Griffioen
Country  Netherlands
Residence Woerden, Netherlands
Born April 17, 1985 (1985-04-17) (age 29)
Woerden, Netherlands
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right handed
Official website www.jiskegriffioen.nl
Singles
Career record 332-135
Highest ranking No. 2 (30 May 2005)
Current ranking No. 3
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open SF (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011)
French Open F (2013)
US Open SF (2007, 2010, 2011)
Other tournaments
Masters W (2012)
Paralympic Games Bronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2012)
Doubles
Career record 300-64
Career titles 81
Highest ranking No. 1 (25 July 2005)
Current ranking No. 3
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open W (2006, 2007, 2008, 2013)
French Open W (2008, 2013)
Wimbledon W (2012, 2013)
US Open W (2006, 2007)
Other Doubles tournaments
Masters Doubles W (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012)
Paralympic Games Silver Medal (2008, 2012)

Last updated on: 7 July 2013.

Jiske Griffioen (born 17 April 1985 in Woerden) is a Dutch wheelchair tennis player. She was born with Spina bifida. Before she started her career as a wheelchair tennis player, she was a member of the national wheelchair basketball team at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney at the age of 14.[1] Griffioen has won Grand Slam titles in doubles play at the Australian, French and US Opens and on four occasions has won the end of year Masters doubles.


References[change | change source]

  1. [1], Sponsorship Announcement: CenterCourt.de supports Jiske Griffioen

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Preceded by
Florence Gravellier
Year End Number 1 – Doubles Award
2006
2007–2008 (with Vergeer)
Succeeded by
Korie Homan