30 Facts About Robin Haase

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Robin Haase is a Dutch professional tennis player.

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Robin Haase reached his career-high ATP singles ranking of world No 33 in July 2012, and has won two singles titles, at the Austrian Open in both 2011 and 2012.

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Robin Haase reached the final of the 2013 Australian Open in doubles alongside compatriot Igor Sijsling, and has reached three doubles finals at Masters 1000 level.

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4.

Robin Haase has represented the Netherlands in the Davis Cup since 2006, and competed at the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.

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5.

Robin Haase eventually lost in straight sets to Werner Eschauer.

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6.

Robin Haase made his Grand Slam debut at the US Open as a lucky loser, due to the withdrawal of Mario Ancic.

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7.

Robin Haase lost in the first round in straight sets to the third seed and eventual runner-up, Novak Djokovic.

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8.

At the 2008 Chennai Open, Robin Haase claimed another top-20 win when he defeated the second-seeded Marcos Baghdatis in the first round.

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Robin Haase pushed Lleyton Hewitt to five sets in the first round of Wimbledon 2008, with Hewitt finally winning.

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10.

Robin Haase returned to Wimbledon two years later, where he upset James Blake in straight sets in the first round.

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11.

Robin Haase was narrowly defeated by world No 1 and eventual champion, Rafael Nadal, in the second round in five sets.

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12.

At Wimbledon, Robin Haase beat world No 22, Fernando Verdasco, in the second round in four sets.

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13.

Robin Haase then landed his first ATP title at the Austrian Open in Kitzbuhel.

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14.

At the US Open, Robin Haase reached the second round after beating Portuguese Rui Machado in straight sets.

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15.

Robin Haase ended the year ranked No 45, his highest end-of-year ranking in his professional career.

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16.

Robin Haase meant to start the year playing in Chennai, but because of troubles obtaining a visa, he had to withdraw.

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17.

At the indoor tournament of Zagreb, Robin Haase was seeded seventh and reached the quarterfinals, losing to Lukas Lacko.

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18.

In Rotterdam and Indian Wells, Robin Haase lost again in the first round, this time to Nikolay Davydenko and Pablo Andujar.

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19.

In Casablanca, Robin Haase was seeded sixth, but lost in the first round to Algerian Lamine Ouahab, ranked No 752.

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20.

Robin Haase was the first Dutch player in nine years to reach a Masters Tournament quarterfinals, the last being Martin Verkerk.

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21.

Robin Haase then won the tournament in Kitzbuhel for the second year in a row, beating Philipp Kohlschreiber.

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22.

Robin Haase then lost in the first round of the 2012 London Olympics in both singles and doubles.

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23.

Robin Haase finished the year 2013 ranked at World No 43 in singles, his best career year ending thus far, and World No 56 in doubles.

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24.

Robin Haase reached the quarterfinals in doubles at the 2017 US Open with Matwe Middelkoop and at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships with Robert Lindstedt.

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25.

Robin Haase made it to the 2017 singles semifinals of the Canadian Open, his best showing at Masters 1000 level in his career, and to the singles quarterfinals of the 2018 Canadian Open.

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26.

Robin Haase reached two ATP 500 doubles finals at the 2019 Hamburg European Open with Koolhof and at the 2022 ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament with Matwe Middelkoop, winning the latter.

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27.

Robin Haase reached the semifinals in doubles with Middelkoop at the 2022 Libema Open.

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28.

Robin Haase reached with Oswald the semifinals at the 2022 Generali Open Kitzbuhel where they lost to Lorenzo Sonego and Pedro Martinez and the third round at the 2022 US Open.

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29.

Robin Haase is capable of producing spectacular shots, such as powerful forehands down the line on the run, a la Sampras, or backhand winners while taking the ball on the rise, his left foot in the air.

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30.

Robin Haase is a very spirited player, who has problems maintaining his temper when a match turns for the worse.

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