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Gilles Elseneer

12-31-2006, 01:11 PM
can anybody tell me what has happened to Gilles Elseneer?
i saw him play gasquet at wimbledon 2005 and was very impressed.
the other year i thought he was pushing for the top 100 and now he seems to have vanished? anyone know what he is doing?

01-05-2007, 06:43 AM
can anybody tell me what has happened to Gilles Elseneer?
i saw him play gasquet at wimbledon 2005 and was very impressed.
the other year i thought he was pushing for the top 100 and now he seems to have vanished? anyone know what he is doing?

Gilles had a terrible year with loads of injuries and sicknesses. A few months ago Gilles told in an interview that he still has the ambition to get back into the top 100, but unfortunately he isn't on the entry list for any of the tournaments in 2007 so far. :sad:

And what's more: he has an awful lot of points to defend in january and february: 107 (!) and he only has 144 at the moment. :sad: :sad:

Let's hope he still can come back, cause he really has got some game. And with his serve he can beat almost everyone at grass.

01-05-2007, 08:29 PM
hopefully he can come back. he has a huge game and can really do some damage, as you say especially on grass

02-07-2007, 06:44 AM
Gilles dropped 199 spots in the rankings :sad:

274 --> 473 :eek:

03-13-2007, 10:29 PM
Gilles finally made his comeback :worship:

He reached the 2nd round of the ITF tournament in Sunderland. It's not a very big event, but you have to start somewhere.

I hope he will climb the rankings sometime soom, because he really has the ability to rank in the top 100.

Good luck Gilles !!!

03-15-2007, 07:24 PM
Wauw, Gilles really made an impressive start to the season after a year full of injuries :yeah:

In Sunderland, he reached the semifinals without dropping a single set :clap2:

He will now play Gary Lugassy (FRA-3)

Good luck to you Gilles !!!

04-08-2007, 01:43 PM
down to 551 in the rankings

04-16-2007, 09:14 PM
Gilles qualified for the main draw in Cardiff ($ 25.000) :yeah:

Q1: G.Elseneer (8) - P.Van Mele (BEL-WC) 6/2 6/3
Q2: G.Elseneer (8) - R.Grambow (GER) 6/3 6/2
Q3: G.Elseneer (8) - T.Oger (FRA-2) 6/7 (4) 7/6 (2) 7/5

1R: G.Elseneer (Q) - S.Groth (AUS-Q)

Good luck Gilles

04-17-2007, 06:22 AM
Thx for the info :D

04-17-2007, 07:21 PM
No problem ;)

Gilles keeps on winning in Cardiff :bigclap:

1R: G.Elseneer (Q) - S.Groth (AUS-Q) 7/6 (6) 6/3
2R: G.Elseneer (Q) - P.Snobel (CZE)

Good luck Gilles :worship:

06-02-2007, 08:34 PM
has he been playing quallies recently? cos there is no record of him playing any matches since april on the atp website

06-03-2007, 03:02 PM
No, he hasn't played over the past weeks/months.

But he's playing the qualies in Surbiton this week

06-03-2007, 04:52 PM
yeah i saw that. hopefully he'll make it to MD

06-04-2007, 02:27 PM
Gilles has qualified for main draw in Surbiton :yeah:

Will play George Bastl in 1st round

Go Gilles :worship:

06-04-2007, 08:43 PM
thats a winnable match. bastl hasnt won all year

06-05-2007, 04:19 PM
Maybe Bastl hasn't won many matches this year, but he did beat Gilles 4/6 3/6 today :(

He has to start winning consecutive matches if he wants to climb the rankings

Otherwise, how long will he keep playing if he loses all the time :confused:

06-05-2007, 05:52 PM
Bastl on grass is always a tricky one. I guess Sampras agrees :p

06-09-2007, 08:15 AM
hopefully gilles will try and play wimbledon quallies

06-18-2007, 01:54 PM
Gilles wasn't able to qualify for the main draw in both Halle and Rosmalen :sad: He lost twice in 2nd round

Unfortunately, he is also not playing Wimbledon qualies. I guess his ranking was just too low :o

09-09-2007, 03:23 PM
Its a real shame that elseneer hasn't been able to come back to his best, he has dropped to 701 at the moment. Does anyone know what injuries he has had or anything, or when he is planning on making a return, if he is?

01-02-2008, 07:43 AM
Gilles stopt er mee :sad:
Jammer, maar helaas. Zonder al die vervelende blessures had hij toch nog veel meer uit zijn carrière kunnen halen volgens mij. Toch knap dat hij ooit de kaap van de top-100 haalde! :)

Gilles Elseneer stopt met tennissen
De Morgen - 2 januari 2008

Tennisser Gilles Elseneer zet na tien jaar een punt achter zijn profcarrière. De 29-jarige Brusselaar kampt met een hardnekkige enkelblessure die hem tot de beslissing dwong.

Elseneer schopte het in juli 2004 even tot de 97ste plaats op de ATP-ranglijst, maar is intussen terug gezakt tot de 693ste plaats. Elseneer deed vorig jaar veel stof opwaaien door de aanwezigheid van de gokmaffia in het proftennis aan te kaarten. Hij verdedigde de Belgische kleuren in de Davis Cup en zette zowel op Roland Garros als op Wimbledon fraaie resultaten neer.

Vrijdag brengt Elseneer nog een bezoek aan professor Annaert van de ULB waarna hij nog eens rond de tafel zit met zijn conditiecoach Luc Nibo en zijn trainer en vader Gilbert Elseneer, maar voor zichzelf maakte Elseneer al uit dat zijn profcarrière er op zit. Toekomstgericht wil Elseneer graag aan de slag als tennisleraar én wijnconsulent. (belga/tdb)

01-04-2008, 07:42 PM
All the luck and happiness for you in your life, Gilles...:hug: :sad: You're really a nice guy... sincere and simple :hatoff: