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Michiel Schapers

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Michiel Schapers
  • Pronounced: SHA-pers
  • Age: 54 (11.10.1959)
  • Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Residence: Eemnes, Netherlands
  • Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
  • Weight: 182 lbs (83 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1982
Inactive
Netherlands

Netherlands

As of 21.07.2014
S D
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

25

25.04.1988

159-182 0 $1,124,730

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

37

25.02.1991

135-174 3 $1,124,730

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Rotterdam, Netherlands Wife, Carole de Bruin
(married 9/15/90)
Doubles titles: 3, as follows:
1991--(1) Tel Aviv (w/Rikl)
1987--(1) Toulouse (w/Fibak)
1985--(1) Cologne (w/Antonitsch)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1989- Runner-up at Nancy (l. Forget); Semifinalist at Bristol;Quarterfinalist
at Rotterdam, Oporto Ch.; RD 16 at Australian Open.
1988- Runner-up at Metz (l. Svensson), Porto Ch.; Semifinalist at Rotterdam;
Quarterfinalist at Australian Open, Toulouse, Vienna; Doubles Winner at
Porto Ch. (w/Van Boeckel).
1987- Runner-up at Auckland (l. Mecir); Semifinalist at Adelaide, Bristol,
Paris Indoor; Quarterfinalist at Seoul; Doubles Winner at Valkenswaard Ch.
(w/Van Boeckel).
1986- Semifinalist at Metz; Quarterfinalist at Bristol, Toulouse, Vienna;
Doubles Runner-up at Metz (w/Gonzalez); Doubles Semifinalist at Munich,
Bristol (w/Bates), Hamburg (w/Bathman).
1985- Quarterfinalist at Australian Open (d. Becker), Hilversum; Doubles Run-
ner-up at Marbella (w/Courteau).
1984- Quarterfinalist at Basle.
1983- Winner at Nairobi Challenger; Runner-up at Lagos Ch.
The 1982 Dutch National Indoor Champion and 1983 National Outdoor Champ.
Member of Dutch Davis Cup team 1985-present.
Has enjoyed success at the Australian Open, reaching the quarterfinals
in 1985 and 1988, defeating Boris Becker and Yannick Noah, respectively.
Turned pro in 1983.
Reached his first career NGP final at Auckland in 1987, appeared in
three semifinals and finished an all-time high 49 on the ATP computer.
Compiled a 27-22 match record and earned a career-high $148,121 in 1987.
Quarterfinalist at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games (l. to champion Mecir).
Finished in the top 50 for the second consecutive year at No. 50 and
earned $134,426 in 1988.
Member of the ATP Board of Directors, 1988-present.

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