Diede de Groot is a wheelchair tennis player from the Netherlands. She is now ranked first in the world in both singles and doubles. She had won 15 singles titles and 14 doubles titles as of July 2022. In 2021, she will complete the Grand Slam, as well as win the Paralympic gold medal and the Wheelchair Tennis Masters title. She also helped the Dutch national team win eight World Team Cups.
- A tennis player that is ranked first in the world in both singles and doubles.
On December 19, 1996, Diede de Groot was born. Her birthplace is in the Dutch town of Woerden. She is of Dutch origin. She is of Caucasian ethnicity and follows the Christian faith. There is no information about her parents or siblings.
|Celebrated Name||Diede de Groot|
|Age||25 Years old.|
|Birth Name||Diede de Groot|
|Place Of Birth||Woerden|
|Famous For||World No. 1 Tennis Player with Disability|
|Career Start||Started her junior career around the age of 9|
|Awards||Nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability in 2019|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Source of Wealth||Tennis (prize money, contracts, sponsorships, and endorsements)|
|Net Worth||Around $1 million|
Diede de Groot Career
- Diede de Groot began playing wheelchair tennis when she was seven years old.
- She participated in the ITF Wheelchair Tennis Tour as a junior in 2009.
- In 2013, she won the Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in both singles and doubles.
- She won the Junior Masters in doubles in 2014.
- At the 2016 Summer Paralympics, she earned a silver medal in women’s doubles.
- At the 2017 Australian Open, she made her Grand Slam debut.
- At the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, she won her first Grand Slam.
- She was also runner-up at the 2017 US Open.
- At the 2017 US Open, she won her first doubles title.
- In 2017, she finished second in doubles in the Australian, French, and Wimbledon Championships.
- In 2016 and 2017, she won the women’s doubles Wheelchair Doubles Masters.
- She won the Australian Open in 2018 and finished second in the French Open.
- She won the Wimbledon Championships and the US Open in 2018.
- She won double titles at both the French and US Opens in 2018.
- She won the Wheelchair Tennis Masters in women’s singles in 2017 and 2018.
- She won the Australian Open in 2019 and the French Open in 2019.
- She came in second place at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships.
- At the 2019 Australian Open, she won her maiden Australian doubles title alongside Aniek van Koot.
- She also won doubles titles at the French Open and Wimbledon in 2019.
- She has also competed in the BNP Paribas World Team Cup every year from 2011 to 2019.
- Between 2011 and 2019, she won the World Team Cup eight times while representing the Netherlands tennis team.
- At the 2020 Summer Paralympics, she won gold in both singles and doubles.
- In 2021, she won the Wimbledon Single Ladies Wheelchair Championship.
- She also won singles titles in the Australian, French, and the US Opens, completing the calendar year Golden Slam in 2021.
- She is now ranked first in the world in both singles and doubles.
Diede de Groot Husband
Diede de Groot is single. She is currently single, according to reports.
Diede de Groot Height
Diede de Groot has a towering stature of 5’8″ and 172 cm. She has a healthy weight of 65 kg and 145 lbs. She has a slender physique. Her eyes are hazel, and her hair is blonde. Her sexual orientation is heterosexual.
Diede de Groot Net Worth
Diede de Groot earns a living as a professional tennis player. She is an amazing disabled tennis player who presently ranks first in both singles and doubles. Prize money, sponsorships, and endorsements contribute to her net worth. Her net worth is currently estimated to be $1 million.
Did You Know?
- Her legs were born with uneven lengths.
- In 2018, she was crowned ITF World Champion in women’s wheelchair tennis.
- In 2019, she was nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Disabled Sportsperson of the Year.
- She is the first woman to win both the women’s singles and doubles events at Wimbledon in a wheelchair.
- In 2019, she became the first wheelchair tennis player to accomplish a Non-calendar year Grand Slam.
- She is the first professional wheelchair tennis player to complete the Golden Slam in a calendar year.
- She is only the third professional tennis player in history to complete the calendar year Golden Slam.