Famous Belgian Tennis Players

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Justine Henin
(Retired Belgian Tennis Legend Who Was a World Number 1 in Singles)
Justine Henin
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Birthdate: June 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium

Known as the Female Federer, Belgian tennis legend Justine Henin is a former world number 1 in singles. Apart from winning an Olympic gold medal, she also won Belgium its first Fed Cup title and won 7 Grand Slam titles. She was one of those rare female players who used a single-handed backhand.

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David Goffin
(Tennis player)
David Goffin
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Birthdate: December 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liège, Belgium
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Kim Clijsters
(Belgian Tennis Legend and a Former World Number One in Both Singles and Doubles)
Kim Clijsters
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Birthdate: June 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bilzen, Belgium

Belgian tennis legend Kim Clijsters is a former world number 1 in both singles and doubles. The 4-time Grand Slam winner retired thrice in her career, in 2007, in 2012, and eventually, for good, in 2020. She has also been associated with charitable initiatives and has founded Ten4Kim to help financially weak junior players.

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Elise Mertens
(Belgian Tennis Player and Former World Number One)
Elise Mertens
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Birthdate: November 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leuven, Belgium

Belgian tennis player Elise Mertens has been a world number 1 in doubles and number 12 in singles. A 3-time Grand Slam winner in doubles, she was also the 3rd Belgian female player to reach the last 4 of the Australian Open. She is an animal lover and is fond of learning languages, too.

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Wim Fissette
(Belgian Tennis Coach Who Has Worked with Legends Such as Kim Clijsters)
Wim Fissette
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Birthdate: March 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Belgium

Belgian tennis coach Wim Fissette didn’t have a significant playing career but later coached tennis legends such as former world number 1 players Kim Clijsters and Victoria Azarenka. He helped Clijsters win 2 US Opens, among other titles. He also coached Naomi Osaka to win a US Open and an Australian Open.

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Kirsten Flipkens
(Belgian Professional Tennis Player)
Kirsten Flipkens
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Birthdate: January 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Geel, Belgium

Belgian tennis player Kirsten Flipkens has had a career-high ranking of 13 in singles. An Olympian, she also became the most experienced Belgian player at the Fed Cup. While she began playing tennis at age 4, she later dropped out of school to continue her tennis career. She is also known for her trademark spectacles.

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Greet Minnen
(Belgian Professional Tennis Player)
Greet Minnen
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Birthdate: August 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turnhout, Belgium
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Yanina Wickmayer
(Belgian Professional Tennis Player)
Yanina Wickmayer
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Birthdate: October 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lier, Belgium
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Zizou Bergs
(Belgian Professional Tennis Player)
Zizou Bergs
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Birthdate: June 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lommel, Belgium
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Xavier Malisse
(Former Belgian Tennis Player)
Xavier Malisse
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Birthdate: July 19, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kortrijk
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Steve Darcis
(Retired Belgian Tennis Player)
Steve Darcis
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Birthdate: March 13, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liège

Retired Belgian tennis player Steve Darcis has had a career-high ranking of 38 in singles. A 2-time Olympian, he also earned 2 ATP titles. The son of a sports instructor mother and a tennis coach father, he was no stranger to sports as a child. He retired due to a persistent elbow pain.

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Ruben Bemelmans
(Belgian Professional Tennis Player)
Ruben Bemelmans
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Birthdate: January 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Genk
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Maryna Zanevska
(Tennis player)
Maryna Zanevska
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Birthdate: August 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
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Olivier Rochus
(Retired Belgian Tennis Player and the 2004 French Open Doubles Title Winner)
Olivier Rochus
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Birthdate: January 18, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Namur, Belgium

Retired Belgian tennis player Olivier Rochus has been a world number 24 in singles and 29 in doubles. A 3-time Olympian, he also won the 2004 French Open doubles title with fellow Belgian player Xavier Malisse. He is the younger brother of former Belgian tennis player Christophe Rochus.