- Edad: 34 (25.08.1981)
- Lugar de Nacimiento: Curacao, Antillas Holandesas
- Residencia: Miami, FL, USA
- Estatura: 6'1" (185 cm)
- Peso: 180 lbs (82 kg)
- Juego: Derecho
- Profesional desde: 2003
Así va 31.08.2015
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Singles y Dobles combinados
Singles y Dobles combinados
Su apodo es "Juls"... Comenzó a jugara los seis años, para seguir los pasos de su hermano mayor, Jamil.. Su padre Randall, es dentista; su madre, Nazira, es profesora; un hermano, Jean-Jamil, es cirujano...Dejó Curacao a los 13 años para ir a Miami donde entrenaba en Crandon Park... Asistió a UCLA por tres años y es tetracampeón NCAA en singles y dobles... Superficie preferida es la arcilla... Su recuerdo preferido en el tenis es hacer semifinales del Abierto de Australia (c/Butorac) en enero de 2011... Debutó en Copa Davis por Antillas Holandesas en 1998.. Su ídolo era Jonas Bjorkman... Entre sus hobbies está ver y jugar todo tipo de deportes, le encanta el fútbol, béisbol, básquetbol y es gran fan del Miami Heat... Le gusta escuchar hip hop antes de los partidos para 'encenderse'... Gran seguidor de las series de TV Entourage, Californication y Modern Family.
2014 -- The Dutchman teamed with Tecau to compile a 48-23 match record and finish No. 6 in team rankings, winning a career-best 8 titles in 9 finals...Their 8 titles came on 4 different continents and 3 different surfaces - hard, clay and grass. Season highlighted by 3 ATP 500 crowns in Washington, Beijing and Valencia...Best Grand Slam results were 3R at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open. Teamed up with Anna-Lena Grönefeld to win 1st mixed title at Roland Garros (d. Goerges-Zimonjic)...Qualified for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals for 3rd year in a row and for 1st time with Tecau. Went 0-3 in RR play, falling to 0-9 lifetime at season finale...
2013 -- The Dutchman teamed with Pakistani Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi to compile a 29-28 record (2-2 in finals) and finish No. 6 in ATP team rankings, No. 15 individually…Captured 1st career ATP Masters 1000 title with Qureshi at Miami (d. Fyrstenberg-Matkowski). Also won at Stockholm (d. Bjorkman-Lindstedt). Best Grand Slam result was QF for 2nd straight year at US Open (l. to eventual champions Paes-Stepanek)…Qualified for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London for 2nd year in a row (w/Qureshi, went 0-3) and dropped to 0-6 lifetime…
2012 -- The Curaçao native compiled an 0-3 record in Barclays ATP World Tour Finals (w/Qureshi). In Grand Slam play had an 11-4 match record and 2 SF results (41-31 overall record). Finished No. 7 in ATP Doubles Team Rankings and No. 13 individually...After a slow start (5-9) in first 4 months, won 1st title on clay in Estoril in May (d. Knowle-Marrero) and continued consistent play with SF in Nice and Roland Garros (l. to Bryans in both)...On grass, captured title in Halle (d. Huey-Lipsky) and lost in 3R...Lost at Wimbledon to eventual champions Marray-Nielsen 7-5 in 5th set (after losing 1st 2 sets)...During summer hard court circuit, lost in QF in match TB in Toronto and Cincinnati before putting together SF run at US Open (l. to eventual champs Bryans)...Finished season strong with SF in Stockholm and runner-up at ATP Masters 1000 Paris (l. to Bhupathi-Bopanna). In 2R win vs. F. Lopez-Zimonjic, saved 2 MPs and won 17-15 in match TB...
2011 -- Compiled his best season (w/Butorac), winning 3 ATP World Tour titles in 4 finals and a Grand Slam-best SF at Australian Open (l. to eventual champs Bryan brothers)…Finished No. 9 and served as alternates for Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in London after narrowly missing out of Top 8 by 120 points...Jumped off to 12-6 start in 1st 2 months with final in Memphis (l. to Mirnyi-Nestor) and 3 SF - Auckland, Australian Open and Delray Beach...On May 1, captured clay court title in Estoril (d. M. Lopez-Marrero) and 3 weeks later, added another title in Nice (d. S. Gonzalez-Marrero)...Struggled in next 8 tournaments with 6-8 mark and did not win back-to-back matches again until Asian circuit in fall…On Oct. 2, earned 3rd title of season in Kuala Lumpur (d. Cermak-Polasek)...During final 4 weeks of European indoor circuit, reached SF in Stockholm, lost in 1R in Vienna, finalists in Valencia (l. to Bryan brothers) and 2R at ATP Masters 1000 Paris (l. to Llodra-Zimonjic 14-12 in Match TB)...Finished No. 20 in doubles and earned a career-high $272,433...
2010 -- Won two ATP World Tour doubles titles (w/Butorac) at Tokyo (d. Seppi-Tursunov) and Stockholm (d. Brunstrom-Nieminen)...Also finalists at Los Angeles (l. to Bryans) on their team debut...
2009 -- Finalist in four ATP World Tour doubles finals (w/Brunstrom) and Belgrade (l. to Kubot-Marach), 's-Hertogenbosch (l. to Moodie-Norman), Umag (l. to Cermak-Mertinak) and Bucharest (l. to Cermak-Mertinak)...
2008 -- Runner-up in Bastad doubles final (w/Brunstrom), losing to Bjorkman-Soderling 62 62...
2006 -- Won 3 titles, all with different partners, in 5 Challenger finals appearances
2004 -- Won Challenger title in Fergana (w/Klaasen)…Was 4-3 in Futures finals
2003 -- Reached Challenger finals in Bukhara and Mexico City…Also runner up at a Futures event in Jamaica
2002 -- Won Futures titles in Barbados and Jamaica (w/R. Russell)
2001 -- Played 2 Davis Cup ties, winning against Costa Rica but falling against Uruguay (w/Gerth)
2000 -- Was 7-4 in Futures, winning first title in Domincan Republic (w/Manrique)
1999 -- Earned 1st points with SF at Futures event in Bolivia
On 17 January, finished runner-up with Tecau at Sydney (l. to Bopanna-Nestor)…As No. 6 seed with Tecau, reached Australian Open SFs (l. to eventual champions Bolelli-Fognini)…
On 15 February, captured his ninth ATP World Tour team title (w/Tecau) in Rotterdam (d. Murray-Peers 10-8 in Match TB where they finished runner-up in 2014…Now 18-13 individually in finals…
On 27 February (w/Tecau), failed to convert two match points versus Bopanna-Nestor in 11-9 Match TB loss in Dubai SFs...
With Tecau, reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami QFs (l. to Isner-Querrey)...With Tecau, fell in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Monte-Carlo 2R (l. to Bolelli-Fognini)...
Reached Munich SFs (w/Murray), losing to Peya/Soares...Reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Rome QFs (w/Tecau), losing to Cuevas-Marrero 10-5 in Match TB; they beat Madrid titlists Bopanna-Mergea 10-8 in Match TB in 2R...
On 23 May, finished runner-up in the Nice final (w/Tecau), losing to Pavic-Venus 10-8 in Match TB...Individually he is now 18-14 in ATP World Tour doubles finals...