Gijs Brouwer

My sponsors

I am very thankful for my sponsors, who make it possible that I can fulfill my dream of becoming a top-100 player on the ATP tour. My main sponsor is, my apparel sponsor is Bidi Badu and my rackets were a gift from
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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 progression.

Marcel Petitjean

Gijs in Davis Cup team

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Challenger-125 in Orleans 2023

The match against Hugo Gaston was even more exiting than the first one. Gijs won the first set with 6-1 but then Gaston revived and won the 2nd set with...

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Challenger-125 in St. Tropez

Gijs won the first round of the challenger in St. Tropez over Matghias Bourgue. The 6-2 6-2 win does not really reflect that it was a difficult match...

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Clinic at TPV Hoorn

Gijs gave a demonstration and a clinic at the Parent/children tournament of his old club TPV Hoorn. He is a huge inspriration for the young tennisplayer...

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Date Place Type
9 december Amstelveen, Netherlands National Championship

​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 a top-100 ranking on the ATP tour.

Ranking, rating and other information

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