Tom Egberink

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Tom Egberink
Country (sports)Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Born (1992-12-22) 22 December 1992 (age 30)
Hardenberg, Netherlands
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open SF (2022)
French Open QF (2022)
Wimbledon QF (2021, 2022)
US Open QF (2021, 2022)
Other tournaments
Paralympic Games Silver medal Paralympics.svg Silver Medal (2020)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open SF (2022, 2023)
French Open QF (2022, 2023)
Wimbledon W (2012)
US Open SF (2021, 2022)
Other doubles tournaments
Paralympic Games Bronze medal Paralympics.svg Bronze Medal (2020)
Medal record
Men's wheelchair tennis
Representing Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands
Paralympic Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 2020 Tokyo Men's singles
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2020 Tokyo Men's doubles

Tom Egberink (born 22 December 1992) is a Dutch wheelchair tennis player. Egberink is a major champion, having won the 2012 Wimbledon Championships in doubles, [1] and a two-time Paralympic medalist, with a silver and bronze from singles and doubles, respectively, at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.


Match highlights

On the 2012 Wimbledon Championships he was playing doubles with Michaël Jérémiasz of France against two-time Wimbledon champions Robin Ammerlaan and Ronald Vink both of which were from the Netherlands as well. The match started with a 5–2 lead which ended with 6–4 due to the opponents constant errors. The second set brought even more victory for Egberink and Jeremiasz with the score of 2–1. Unfortunately, the rain got in a way when they were 40–0 in the fourth game. After the game resumed an hour later Egberink and Jeremiasz won the first point but the opponents got the point next as well. In the second set the Dutch duo was unable to control forehands resulting in 6–2 win for Tom and Michael in the second set. [1]

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