Diede de Groot
world champion wheelchair tennis

Diede de Groot

Diede de Groot fully lives up to her name, for what a great wheelchair tennisplayer she is. In 2015 Diede turned professional and ever since she has astonished friend and foe with her results.

Living in Oudewater, Netherlands, Diede stormed at international rankings, resulting in number one positions in both singles and doubles. In addition she won various titles at Australian Open, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US open, Dutch National and World Championships. 

The Golden Year
2021 was Diede her year. In addition to winning all four Grand Slams in singles, she won Paralympic Gold and achieved the so-called Golden Slam! It didn’t stop with these beautiful victories and honorary title, because Diede also won 3 grand slam titles and Paralympic gold in doubles, she became world champion with the Dutch Team and closed the year with a world title in both singles and the doubles.

A girl with a mission
But apart from her sporting mission, Diede also has a mission to prove that being disabled need not mean feeling handicapped. As an ambassador for the Esther Vergeer Foundation, the Disabled Sports Fund and KNLTB she hopes to stimulate as many people possible, both disabled and able-bodied, to participate actively in sports.

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Diede achieves her 14th grandslamtitel

Source: ADThis Saturday Wheelchair tennisplayer Diede de Groot achieved het fourteenth singles grandslamtitel. The 25 year old dutch defeated the Japanese Yui Kamiji in the Roland Garros singles final in
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Diede achieves her 14th grandslamtitel

Source: ADThis Saturday Wheelchair tennisplayer Diede de Groot achieved het fourteenth singles grandslamtitel. The 25 year old dutch defeated the Japanese Yui Kamiji in the Roland Garros singles final in
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Diede de Groot schrijft geschiedenis

Bron: AD Diede de Groot heeft de ‘calendar slam’, titels bij alle grandslamtoernooien in één kalenderjaar, voltooid. De nummer één van de wereld was in de finale van de US
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“It was a battle”

Source: ADDiede de Groot has won her fourth Wimbledon title and fifteenth grandslam title in het carreer. The wheelchair tennisplayer defeated the Japanese Yui Kamiji in the final in two
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Ambassadorship

“From my own experience I know what sports can mean in life”

“By playing tennis you get more confidence in life and in society”

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