Facts About Diede de Groot
|Celebrated Name||Diede de Groot|
|Age||26 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Diede de Groot|
|Place Of Birth||Woerden|
|Famous For||World No. 1 Tennis Player with Disability|
|Career Start||Started her junior career around the age of 9|
|Awards||Nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability in 2019|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Source of Wealth||Tennis (prize money, contracts, sponsorships, and endorsements)|
|Net Worth||Around $1 million|
Diede de Groot is a Dutch wheelchair tennis player. She is currently the World No. 1 in both singles and doubles. As of July 2022, she has won 15 titles in singles and 14 titles in doubles. She achieved Super Slam in 2021 as well as won the Paralympic gold medal and the Wheelchair Tennis Masters title. She also won eight World Team Cup with the Dutch national team.
What is Diede de Groot Famous For?
- World No. 1 tennis player in both singles and doubles.
Where is Diede de Groot From?
Diede de Groot was born on 19 December 1996. Her birth place is in Woerden in Netherlands. She holds Dutch nationality. She belongs to the white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Information about her parents and siblings is not available.
Diede de Groot Career
- Diede de Groot began her wheelchair tennis career at the age of seven.
- As a junior, she competed on the ITF Wheelchair Tennis Tour in 2009.
- She won the Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in 2013 in both singles and doubles.
- She won the 2014 Junior Masters in doubles.
- She won a silver medal in women's doubles at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
- She made her Grand Slam debut at the 2017 Australian Open.
- She won her first Grand Slam at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships.
- She also finished runner-up at the 2017 US Open.
- She won her first doubles title at the 2017 US Open.
- She finished runners-up in doubles at 2017 Australian, French, and Wimbledon Championships.
- She won the women's doubles Wheelchair Doubles Masters in 2016 and 2017.
- She won the 2018 Australian Open and finished runner-up at the 2018 French Open.
- She won the 2018 Wimbledon Championships and the 2018 US Open.
- She won the doubles titles at the 2018 French Open and US Open.
- She won the 2017 and 2018 Wheelchair Tennis Masters in women's singles.
- She won 2019 Australian Open and the 2019 French Open.
- She finished runner-up in the 2019 Wimbledon Championships.
- She won her first Australian doubles title with Aniek van Koot at the 2019 Australian Open.
- She also won 2019 doubles titles at the French Open and Wimbledon alongside Van Koot.
- She has also appeared at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup for consecutive years from 2011 to 2019.
- Representing her country, the Netherlands tennis team, she has won the World Team Cup eight times between 2011 and 2019.
- She won gold in both singles and doubles at the 2020 Summer Paralympics.
- She won the Wimbledon Single Ladies Wheelchair championship in 2021.
- She also won the singles titles in the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open earning the calender year Golden Slam in 2021.
- She is currently ranked at No. 1 in world rankings in both singles and doubles.
Who is Diede de Groot Husband?
Diede de Groot is not married. She is reportedly single at present.
What is Diede de Groot Height?
Diede de Groot stands at a tall height. She has a balanced weight. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is hazel and her hair color is blonde.
Her sexual orientation is straight.
What is Diede de Groot Net Worth?
Diede de Groot earns from her professional career as a tennis player. An outstanding tennis player with a disability, she currently ranks at no. 1 in both singles and doubles. Her net worth comes from prize money, sponsorships, and endorsements. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million.
Trivias About Diede de Groot You Need To Know.
- She was born with unequal leg length.
- She was named ITF World Champion in women's wheelchair tennis in 2018.
- She was nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability in 2019.
- She is the first woman in a wheelchair to win both the women's singles and doubles events at Wimbledon.
- She became the first wheelchair tennis player to complete a Non-calendar year Grand Slam in 2019.
- She is the first professional wheelchair tennis player to earn the calendar year Golden Slam.
- She is the third professional tennis player overall to earn the calendar year Golden Slam.