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Sabine Appelmans

Full name: Sabine Appelmans (-Haubourdin)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: April 22, 1972 in Aalst, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Tennis

Biography

The best female tennis player from Belgium in the 1990s, Sabine Appelmans played professional tennis between 1989 and 2001. She won eleven WTA Tour events, seven in singles tournaments. Her best performance in Grand Slam tournaments came in 1997, when she reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open. Appelmans played for the Belgian Fed Cup team for a decade, reaching the semi-final in 1997. That same year, she also reached her top world ranking: 16th. Winning three singles titles in 1991, she won the Belgian female athlete of the year award. After a failed attempt to become a television presenter, she became a tennis commentator for Flemish TV and was named coach of the Belgian Fed Cup team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Tennis Women's Singles Belgium BEL 5T
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Tennis Women's Singles Belgium BEL 33T
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Tennis Women's Doubles Belgium BEL 9T
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Tennis Women's Singles Belgium BEL 9T

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Tennis Belgium BEL Quarter-Finals Match #1 2 1992-08-03 Graf (GER) 2, Appelmans (BEL) 0 0
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Tennis Belgium BEL Round Three Match #2 1 Appelmans (BEL) 2, Manyukova (EUN) 0 2
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Tennis Belgium BEL Round Two Match #3 1 Appelmans (BEL) 2, Provis-Bradtke (AUS) 0 2
1992 Summer 20 Barcelona Tennis Belgium BEL Round One Match #5 1 Appelmans (BEL) 2, McQuillan (AUS) 0 2
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Tennis Belgium BEL Round One Match #30 2 Zvereva (BLR) 2, Appelmans (BEL) 0 0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Tennis Belgium BEL Round Three Match #2 2 2000-09-22 Coetzer (RSA) 2, Appelmans (BEL) 0 0
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Tennis Belgium BEL Round Two Match #3 1 2000-09-21 Appelmans (BEL) 2, Vento-Kabchi (VEN) 0 2
2000 Summer 28 Sydney Tennis Belgium BEL Round One Match #5 1 2000-09-19 Appelmans (BEL) 2, Jeyaseelan (CAN) 0 2

Women's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Tennis Belgium BEL Laurence Courtois Round Two Match #4 2 SUI 2, BEL 1 1
1996 Summer 24 Atlanta Tennis Belgium BEL Laurence Courtois Round One Match #8 1 BEL 2, ARG 1 2
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