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Tom Nijssen

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Tom Njissen
  • Pronounced: NYE-sen
  • Age: 50 (01.10.1964)
  • Birthplace: Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Residence: Lelystad, Netherlands
  • Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (66 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1984
  • Coach: Fred Hemmes
Inactive
Netherlands

Netherlands

As of 20.10.2014
S D
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

87

17.04.1989

45-84 0 $1,474,432

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

10

11.05.1992

261-268 11 $1,474,432

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Lelystad, The Netherlands Single
Doubles titles: 11, as follows:
1994--(2) Oahu, Milan (w/Suk)
1993--(1) Stuttgart-outdoor (w/Suk)
1992--(2) Stuttgart-indoor, Basel (w/Suk)
1991--(2) Toulouse, Lyon (w/Suk)
1988--(3) Metz (w/Navratil), Toulouse (w/Osterthun), Brussels (w/Masur)
1987--(1) Tokyo-indoor (w/Dyke)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1994-
1993- QF at Bolzano; Doubles R-up at Milan, Paris-indoor (w/Suk); Doubles SF
at Doha, Sydney-outdoor, Rosmalen, Hilversum (w/Suk).
1992- Doubles R-up at Bolzano; Doubles SF at Hamburg, Hilversum, Lyon, Ant-
werp; Doubles QF 5 Times, including Australian Open (all w/Suk).
1991- QF at Birmingham; Doubles R-up at Milan, Estoril, Stockholm (w/Suk);
Doubles SF at Rosmalen, Hilversum, Birmingham (w/Suk).
1990- QF at Hong Kong, Martinique Ch., Hossegor Ch.; Doubles R-up at Milan
(w/Riglewski), Stuttgart-indoor (w/Mortensen); Doubles SF 4 Times.
1989- Winner at French Sat. #3 (w/40 ATP pts.); SF at Frankfurt; QF at Copen-
hagen Ch.; RD 16 at Key Biscayne; Doubles SF at Adelaide (w/Dyke), Rome (w/
Mortensen); Doubles QF at Memphis (w/Dyke), Stockholm (w/Mortensen).
1988- Winner at Bergen Ch.; R-up at Martinique Ch.; QF at Brussels; Doubles
R-up at Frankfurt (w/Bates); Doubles SF at Hamburg, Bergen Ch. (w/Dyke).
1987- QF at Boston, Hong Kong; Doubles R-up at Athens (w/Navratil), Hilversum
(w/Vekemans).
1986- Doubles R-up at Hilversum (w/Vekemans).
1985- QF at Agadir Ch.
Began playing tennis at age nine against his older sister, Ellen, in
front of their parents' (Wil and Renee) house.
Represented his native country in Davis Cup play from 1986-90. Has 8-9
career record (2-1 in doubles).
Has finished in the world's Top 10 team rankings from 1991-94 with
Cyril Suk, qualifying each year for the ATP Tour World Doubles Chp. in Johann
esburg. Earned a career-high $238,284 in 1992.
Surpassed $1 million in career earnings in 1993.

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