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Paul Haarhuis

Full name: Paul Vincent Nicholas Haarhuis
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: February 19, 1966 in Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Tennis

Biography

Together with Jacco Eltingh, Paul Haarhuis formed one of the top doubles teams in men's tennis in the 1990s. Although less successful than the Australian "Woodies" (Woodforde and Woodbridge, they won a total of 39 titles, including 5 Grand Slams with two titles at Roland Garros and one each at the other Slams. They also won the Masters Cup, the unofficial World Championships, twice (1993 and 1998). Although favoured for a medal at the 1996 Olympics, they missed out, being eliminated by their Australian rivals in the semi-finals, after 34 games in the third set. With Yevgeni Kafelnikov, Haarhuis won a 6th Grand Slam in 2002. He also won one ATP tournament in singles (Jakarta 1995), and reached the quarter-finals of the 1991 U.S. Open, losing out to Jimmy Connors. After his retirement from professional tennis, Haarhuis and Eltingh set up a company organizing tennis clinics, competitions and training camps.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Tennis Men's Singles Netherlands NED 17T
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Tennis Men's Doubles Netherlands NED 17T
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Men's Singles Netherlands NED 33T
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Men's Doubles Netherlands NED 4

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Tennis Netherlands NED Round Two Match #5 2 Ivanišević (CRO) 3, Haarhuis (NED) 2 2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Tennis Netherlands NED Round One Match #10 1 Haarhuis (NED) 3, Mattar (BRA) 1 3
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Round One Match #28 2 Philippoussis (AUS) 2, Haarhuis (NED) 0 0

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Tennis Netherlands NED Mark Koevermans Round One Match #4 2 CRO 3, NED 1 1
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Jacco Eltingh Final Round Match 3/4 2 1996-08-01 GER 2, NED 0 0
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Jacco Eltingh Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1996-07-31 AUS 2, NED 1 1
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Jacco Eltingh Quarter-Finals Match #2 1 1996-07-29 NED 2, RSA 0 2
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Jacco Eltingh Round Two Match #3 1 NED 2, CIV 0 2
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Tennis Netherlands NED Jacco Eltingh Round One Match #5 1 NED 2, ROU 1 2