Arantxa Rus


While the Dutch might not be necessarily famed at tennis stars, Arantxa Rus has long been a respected name within the tennis industry. Her skills and talent have been on display since 2008, when she defeated Jessica Moore in the Australian Open Final at Junior level. since then, she has managed to obtain as high as 1st in the Junior rankings, and reach as high as 61st in the WTA Rankings, doing so in 2012.

In her career so far, she has contested more than 40 finals with, 24 of them coming at ITF Singles level tournaments. Her biggest win so far has arguably come in her Doubles career, though, where she won the Swedish Open alongside compatriot Quirine Lemoine.

The impressive win helped to propel her back into the limelight, coming in 2017. That year, she also reached her sole WTA 125 Series Final, losing in the Taipei Open against Belinda Bencic. Though major honors at the highest level of the Singles game are yet to come, the impressive Rus has very much shown that, for the future of Dutch tennis, there is a very impressive and consistent professional for young stars to base themselves on.

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