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Igor Sijsling

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Igor Sijsling
  • Age: 27 (18.08.1987)
  • Birthplace: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Residence: De Haan, Belgium
  • Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
  • Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2005
  • Website: http://www.igorsijsling.com
74 Singles Ranking
Netherlands

Netherlands

As of 15.09.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

74
2 9-26 0 $450,924
Career

High

52

17.02.2014

42-71 0 $1,686,031

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

146
2 5-9 0 $54,861
Career

High

37

06.01.2014

26-41 1 $1,686,031

Singles & Doubles combined

Plays with a one-handed backhand...Started playing tennis aged five and participated in a number of different activities beginning at age 3; playing soccer on streets, basketball and taking ballet lessons....Speaks Dutch and English...Father, Han, is a lawyer; mother, Jelena, "who kicked me onto a tennis court", is an investor; brother, Edward, is an electronical engineer...At 12 concentrated on tennis and played on Dutch youth teamsand won Dutch championships and Masters in 2007...As a junior, had a career-high combined ranking of No. 10 and was a runner -up at European Junior Championship....Favourite surfaces are grass and clay...Favourite shot is the volley...Favourite tournament is Wimbledon...Idols growing up were Michael Jordan and Dennis Bergkamp...Hobbies include basketball and watching movies...If he wasn't a tennis player he'd be a lawyer...Obtained his diploma at Vossius Gymnasium in Amsterdam...First represented The Netherlands in Davis Cup in 2007...Trains at the Dutch Federation in Almere...Physical trainer is Miguel Janssen (since 1999).

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