2001 IN REVIEW
The Dutchman helped his country to Davis Cup SF by posting a 4-0 singles mark during season...Began season with five-set victory over countryman Schalken in 1st RD at Australian Open (l. to Grosjean in 2nd RD)...His best ATP result was SF in February in Copenhagen where he lost to eventual champion Henman...In 1st RD Davis Cup, defeated Spain's Balcells in dead rubber and in QF, beat Germany's Kiefer in four sets and Prinosil in dead rubber..Best clay result was QF in St. Poelten (l. to eventual winner Gaudenzi)...In June, advanced to 3rd RD at Queen's (l. to Sampras) but then lost three straight 1st RD matches on grass...Did not play a hard court match leading into US Open where he lost in 2nd RD to Clement...Beat France's Santoro in dead rubber in SF tie...Finished season playing four Challengers and reached QF in Bratislava...Went 6-6 on hard, 4-0 on carpet, 4-7 on clay and 2-4 on grass...In doubles, advanced to three SF with as many partners.
1990-First Tour SF in Singapore...1991-First Tour singles title in Singapore and first doubles crown in Hilversum (w/Krajicek)...1992-Reached SF in Toulouse and Vienna...1993-Reached singles final in Marseille...Doubles titlist in Key Biscayne (w/Krajicek)...1994-In doubles, won Marseille (w/Vacek) and Hilversum (w/Orsanic)...1995-Reached three ATP Tour finals...In doubles, won titles in Rosmalen (w/Krajicek) and Vienna (w/E. Ferreira)...1996-Won his second career ATP Tour singles title in Nottingham (d. Stolle)...In doubles, won in Sydney and Monte Carlo and reached SF in five other stops, including Wimbledon (all w/E. Ferreira)...1997-Closed season with final in Stockholm (d. Becker, Pioline, No. 5 Rusedski, l. to Bjorkman) and climbed from 105 to finish at No. 78…1998-Won singles titles in Rotterdam (d. Johansson) and Toulouse (d. Rusedski)…In doubles, won s'-Hertogenbosch (w/Raoux) and reached finals at Copenhagen and Toulouse...1999-Reached SFs at St. Petersburg (l. to Prinosil) and Indianapolis (d. Haas, l. to Lapentti)…Also defeated Rafter en route to QF at Halle…In doubles, reached finals at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (w/Paes) and SFs at St. Petersburg (w/Kempers)...2000-Finished out of Top 100 for first time since 1990...His best ATP result was QF in San Marino...Compiled 18-8 record in Challengers, winning title in Charleroi (d. Srichaphan) and reaching final in Segovia (l. to Bruguera) and Grenoble (l. to Dupuis)...Won his 10th career doubles title in Orlando (w/Paes) and added three Challenger titles.
Full name is Johannes Martinus Siemerink...The 18-under champion in The Netherlands in 1988...Reached SF in singles and won doubles title in 1988 Orange Bowl in Miami and Rolex in New York (w/Eltingh)...Enjoys golf and soccer fan of Ajax Amsterdam...Has a 17-10 career Davis Cup Record (13-8 in singles) in 16 ties...Played in 1992 Barcelona & 1996 Atlanta Olympics.