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Jacco Eltingh

Full name: Jacco Folkert Eltingh
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: August 29, 1970 in Heerde, Gelderland, Netherlands
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Tennis

Biography

With Paul Haarhuis, Jacco Eltingh formed one of the world's top doubles teams in the 1990s. Together, they won 39 titles, including 5 Grand Slams - winning each Grand Slam at least once. In 1993 and 1998, they won the Masters Cup, the unofficial World Championships. They were favorites for a medal at the 1996 Olympics, but were eliminated by their long-time rivals from Australia, the "Woodies" (Woodforde and Woodbridge after a 34-game third set in the semi-finals. In 1998, Eltingh won a sixth Grand Slam, partnering Jonas Björkman. In singles play, Eltingh won four tournaments between 1992 and 1994. In 1995, he reached the quarter-finals of both the Australian Open and Wimbledon. Eltingh presently runs a "tennis events" company together with Paul Haarhuis.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Men's Singles Netherlands NED 33T
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Men's Doubles Netherlands NED 4

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Round One Match #15 2 Fetterlein (DEN) 2, Eltingh (NED) 1 1

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Paul Haarhuis Final Round Match 3/4 2 1996-08-01 GER 2, NED 0 0
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Paul Haarhuis Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1996-07-31 AUS 2, NED 1 1
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Paul Haarhuis Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1996-07-29 NED 2, RSA 0 2
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Paul Haarhuis Round Two Match #3 1 NED 2, CIV 0 2
1996 Summer 25 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Paul Haarhuis Round One Match #5 1 NED 2, ROU 1 2
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