Fernon Wibier

Fernon Wibier (* February 25, 1971 in Dedemsvaart, Overijssel ) is a former Dutch tennis player.


Wibier began at the age of nine with the sport of tennis. In 1983 he won the U12 European Championship double at the side of Richard Krajicek. In his youth he attended a supported by the Dutch Tennis Federation Tennis School at, among other things Jacco Eltingh, Hendrik Jan Davids and Menno Oosting were trained. In 1989 he became a professional tennis player and earned on satellite tournaments first world ranking points. In 1991 he stood Challenger Tournaments of Hobart and Christchurch in the final of the ATP. Two years later he stood at the side of Patrick Rafter in the final of the Challenger tournament in Nagoya. His most successful year was 1994 when he won the ATP tournament in Rosmalen, together with his compatriot Stephen Noteboom. This should be his only tournament success on the ATP World Tour. Until 1998, he reached three finals, including the International Series Gold tournament in Washington. Throughout his career, he could achieve next five doubles titles on the ATP Challenger Tour. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1997 with position 126 in the individual as well as position 42 in doubles.

His best individual results in Grand Slam tournaments were qualifying for the Australian Open and Wimbledon, but here he parted each in the first round. In the doubles competition, he reached in 1997 on the side of Stephen Noteboom the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. In mixed, he took up at the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, but was never able to advance into the second round.

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