Menno Oosting

Menno Oosting ( born May 17, 1964 in Son en Breugel, Noord-Brabant, † February 22, 1999 in Turnhout, Belgium) was a Dutch tennis player who was particularly successful in doubles and in mixed doubles.


Oosting was formed at the Dutch Tennis Training Institute, where Jacco Eltingh trained. In 1983 he became a professional tennis player and was the 1987 and 1988 national Dutch tennis champion. He stood in 1990 in the semi-finals of the Challenger tournament in Bangkok and in the quarterfinals of the Challenger tournament in Kuala Lumpur.

In 1991, he reached a doubles final on the ATP World Tour for the first time. The following year he won in Munich on the side of David Adams his first doubles title. With several partners he won during his career seven doubles titles, eleven more times he stood in a final. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1988 with position 72 in the singles and in 1995 with position 20 in doubles.

His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the second round of the Australian Open in 1988. His best result in the doubles competition was the quarter- finals at the Australian Open 1991. At the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, he was in each case in second round. Even more successful he was in the mixed doubles. On the side of Kristie Boogert he won the 1994 French Open.

Oosting played between 1985 and 1988 eight singles and three doubles matches for the Dutch Davis Cup team. He never came here in the World Group for use and played in games against Finland, Nigeria, Israel and Senegal.

Oosting succumbed to the injuries he sustained in a road traffic accident in Turnhout.

Tournament Win

Double ( 7)