Fleur Bakker Spring 2020

College tennis beurs Amerika Fleur

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Dutch
06-April-2001
2019
3.0

Available Spring 2020

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Fall 2019
Fall 2019

Country: The Netherlands
Height:   6' ft
Weight: 165 lbs

Personal and Academic Information

 

Fleur Bakker is an 18-year-old girl who grew up with her parents and her two older sisters in in Heerhugowaard, the Netherlands. She comes from an athletic family and in addition to tennis Fleur used to play handball and soccer as well.

 

In her free time, she loves to hang out with her friends and to be with her family. For instance, once a week she is cooking diner with her grandma. 

In May 2019 Fleur graduated high school (HAVO level) with a 3.0 GPA. She passed her exam in English, Dutch, Math, Economics, History, French and Social studies. 

 

Fleur is currently mainly focussing on tennis and work. She works at a servicecounter in a supermarket, where she is also shift leader of the cashiers. Because of that work, she knows really well how to communicate in a team and all about team spirit. 

 

Athletic information

 

Fleur started to play tennis at the age of 7 at TV HEERHUGOWAARD, her hometown club. Soon after she was recruited to practice with the KNLTB (Dutch tennis association) until she was twelve years old. During her junior career Fleur played the national junior circuit and when Fleur grew older she started playing national open tournaments.  

 

Fleur is an aggressive baseline player who takes the opportunities to pressure the opponent whenever she has the chance. She has a strong forehand, but her biggest weapon is her backhand and thanks to her height (6ft) she has a lot of power. Fleur is tactically very strong and she can adjust her game in case she needs to be patient. Furthermore Fleur got a great positive mindset and keeps her head up, even in tough situations.

 

Besides singles, Fleur also loves to play doubles. She has a great reach at the net with a good set of volleys.She still tries to make her body even stronger by going tot he gym several times a week.

 

Fleur’s best results against UTR players this year: 

 

  • 7-6 7-6 win over Manon Zijlstra (UTR 7.05) August 2019
  • 6-3 6-1 win over Anouk van der Heide (UTR 6.82) August 2019
  • 3-6 4-6  loss to Tirza Griffejoen (UTR 8.37)August 2019
  • 6-4 3-6 0-4 loss to Willie Nijborg (UTR 8.4)  August, 2019
  • 7-5 6-2 win over Mitzy Enderink (Seward CC, UTR 6.44), August 2019
  • 2-6 6-4 4-6 loss to Laurie Barendse (UTR 8.12) May 2019
  • 1-6 5-7 loss to Nadine Robin (UTR 8.9) May 2019

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