Eric Jelen ( born March 11, 1965 in Trier ) is a former German tennis player.
His greatest successes were the two Davis Cup victories in 1988 and 1989, he was able to win with Boris Becker and Carl -Uwe Steeb. Jelens role in the team was that of double partner of Boris Becker. His best finish in the individual rankings was No. 23 in July 1986; in the dual standings, he was ranked 17th
Eric Jelen was German indoor champion 1985, 1986, 1987 and German team champion 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988., The right-handed won the 1989 Tournament of Bristol.
After the career end of 1992 Jelen worked as sports director at Essen sports marketing agency. He is now a freelancer in the field of tennis at " Boris Becker & Co. " active. In 2010 he was a member of the organizing team of the Arag World Team Cup in Dusseldorf.