| 29 January 1975 (age 40)
Bielefeld, Germany (1975-01-29) |
Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Hendrik Dreekmann Wikipedia
Hendrik Dreekmann (born 29 January 1975) is a former tennis player from Germany, who turned professional in 1991. He reached the quarterfinals of the 1994 French Open and the 1997 Miami Masters.
He is married to former long jumper Susen Tiedtke since 28 January 2005.
As a junior, Dreekmann was the runner-up at the 1989 European Junior Championships in Sofia, and reached the semis at the 1991 Orange Bowl.
Dreekman's greatest result in singles was reaching the quarterfinals of the 1994 French Open, only the second grand slam he had participated in. En route he defeated Adrian Voinea, Richey Reneberg and former top tenners Carlos Costa and Aaron Krickstein. In the quarter-finals, Dreekman led Magnus Larsson two sets to love, but eventually lost in five sets.
The right-hander reached his highest individual ranking on the ATP Tour on 30 September 1996, when he became World No. 39.