Gijs Brouwer

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Michiel Schapers

My current​ trainer and coach is Michiel Schapers, himself a former top-20 player in the world on the ATP tour. Michiel has been my coach on and off since I was 16 and with him I won two national championships at U18 in 2014  and at the seniors in 2020. Michiel is also a trainer at the National Tenniscentre of the KNLTB and is my traveling coach for a number of tournaments each year.
I also owe much to Marcel Petitjean, who has been my trainer since I was 8 years old. Marcel still accompanies me occasionally to tournaments and has frequent contact with Michiel on my progress.

Marcel Petitjean

Challenger-90 Orleans

The first match againt Jonas Forejtek was an incredible close match. Gijs won with 6-3 5-7 7-6 but the tie-break was unbelievable close and tense. Watch...

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Qualifications ATP-250 Moselle Open Metz

Great first qualification match at the ATP-250 Moselle Open.

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Challenger-90, Rennes

And in another 3-set match a win in the second round against Clement Chidekh with 7-5 3-6 6-3, which brings him in the quarter final of the tournament...

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Incredible good progress and US Open tournament 2022

What an fantastic US Open debut for Gijs ! He came through the qualifications and consequently moved through the first round of the main draw bij winning...

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Date Place Type
End of season 2022 Home Rest and recovery from wrist injury

About Gijs

Gijs was born in 1996 in Houston, Texas where his parents were then living. His stay there was not very long as he moved back to the Netherlands when he was 2 months old. At an early age Gijs was interested in tennis and was soon scouted by Joris Kleinloog and at his tennisschool he was trained and coached by Marcel Petitjean until he was 16 years. From then on he was on and off trained and coached by Michiel Schapers and Marcel together, culminating in two national championships in both single and doubles. Gijs has succesfully  finished his highschool and got his propadeuse at the Johan Cruijff University before becoming a fulltime professional tennisplayer in 2016. His dream is to reach the top-100 ranking on the ATP tour.

Ranking, rating and other information

Dutch profile: KNLTB
ITF Tennis: ITF profile
ATP tour: ATP profile