Father, Bob, is retired from a container shipping company and lives in France; mother, Nora, is a homemaker; brother, Maarten, is a banker in Singapore...Enjoys playing golf and watching movies...Favorite food is Thai.
DOUBLESWinner (9): 2001 - Dubai (w/Basuki); 2000 - Pattaya City (w/Basuki); 1999 - Paris [Indoors], Luxembourg, Linz (all w/Spirlea); 1997 - Los Angeles, Canadian Open (both w/Basuki); 1993 - Budapest (w/Gorrochategui); 1992 - Belgian Open (w/Bollegraf).Finalist (18): 2002 - Doha, Charleston (both w/Fusai); 2001 - Stanford, Los Angeles (both w/Arendt); 1999 - Cairo (w/Spirlea); 1998 - Hannover (w/Likhovtseva), Strasbourg, Canadian Open (both w/Basuki); 1997 - Moscow (w/Basuki); 1995 - Auckland (w/Golarsa), Leipzig (w/Schultz-McCarthy), Zurich (w/Rubin); 1994 - Strasbourg (w/Tarabini), Moscow (w/Golarsa), Filderstadt (w/Graham); 1993 - Prague (w/Golarsa); 1991 - Nashville (w/Basuki); 1990 - Nashville (w/Schultz).MIXED DOUBLESFinalist (1): 1991 - Roland Garros (w/Haarhuis).Semifinalist (2): 1998 - Australian Open (w/Bhupathi), Wimbledon (w/Haarhuis).ADDITIONALDutch Fed Cup Team 1990, 1994-99.
1994 - As world No. 187, stunned No. 12 Pierce in 2r of Paris [Indoors] for most significant singles victory of career1998 - Ranked in doubles Top 10; reached three doubles finals and mixed doubles SF at Australian Open and Wimbledon; w/Basuki, qualified for the season-ending championships as one of eight best teams of the year three times, 1996-98; in 1998, they upset the world No. 1 team of Hingis/Novotna in 1r1999 - Won first doubles title in a year-and-a-half at Paris [Indoors] w/Spirlea, and won again with her in Luxembourg and Linz; w/Tarabini, upset No. 4 seeds Likhovtseva/Sugiyama to reach SF at Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; qualified for the season-ending championships in doubles with Spirlea2000 - Won doubles title at the last event of year in Pattaya City w/Basuki2001 - Won Dubai doubles w/Basuki; doubles finalist at Los Angeles w/Arendt with upsets of two seeded teams2002 - Reached SF in Australian Open mixed doubles with Hill by upsetting the top-seeded Woodbridge/Stubbs in 1r; doubles finalist at Doha w/Fusai; at Charleston, a top-level tournament, reached doubles final w/Fusai but dropped a three-set tie-break to world No. 1 team Raymond/Stubbs
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