Jiske Griffioen

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Jiske Griffioen
Country Netherlands
ResidenceWoerden, Netherlands
Born (1985-04-17) April 17, 1985 (age 33)
Woerden, Netherlands
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight handed
Official websitewww.jiskegriffioen.nl
Singles
Career record332-135
Highest rankingNo. 2 (30 May 2005)
Current rankingNo. 3
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (2007, 2008, 2010, 2011)
French OpenF (2013)
US OpenSF (2007, 2010, 2011)
Other tournaments
MastersW (2012)
Paralympic GamesBronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2012)
Doubles
Career record300-64
Career titles81
Highest rankingNo. 1 (25 July 2005)
Current rankingNo. 3
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenW (2006, 2007, 2008, 2013)
French OpenW (2008, 2013)
WimbledonW (2012, 2013)
US OpenW (2006, 2007)
Other Doubles tournaments
Masters DoublesW (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