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Full name
  
Marjolein Buis

Coach(es)
  
Aad Zwaan

Turned pro
  
2010

Plays
  
Right handed

Role
  
Tennis Player

Residence
  
Beuningen

Name
  
Marjolein Buis

Country (sports)
  
Netherlands

Highest ranking
  
No.3 (2012)


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Born
  
11 January 1988 (age 36) Nijmegen, Netherlands (
1988-01-11
)

Similar People
  
Jiske Griffioen, Jordanne Whiley, Esther Vergeer

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Marjolein Buis (born 11 January 1988) is a Dutch wheelchair tennis player. She participated in the Paralympic Games in London, 2012, and won a gold medal in the women's doubles event with partner Esther Vergeer. Marjolein is a former World Number One in the doubles.

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Marjolein Buis was born in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. At the age of 14 she started to experience problems when walking. It turned out that she has a connective tissue disorder, the Ehlers–Danlos syndrome, which affects the stability of the joints. She would never be able to play able bodied sports again. At the age of 17, Marjolein discovered wheelchair tennis. In 2010, she graduated in Social Work and became a full-time tennis player. She qualified for the Paralympic Games in London 2012 and reached the quarter final in singles and won gold in doubles with her partner Esther Vergeer. Marjolein is still a full-time player and her goal is to win a medal in singles at the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016. In her spare time she studies Psychology.

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References

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