Elly Appel-Vessies

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Elly Appel-Vessies
Elly Appel (1974).jpg
Appel-Vessies in 1974
Country (sports) Netherlands
Born (1952-07-27) 27 July 1952 (age 68)
Beverwijk, Netherlands
Turned pro1974
Career record27–43
Career titles0
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open3R (1975)
Wimbledon2R (1975, 1977)
US Open3R (1976)
Career record13–25
Career titles0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French OpenQF (1976)
US Open3R (1974)

Elly Appel-Vessies (born 27 July 1952) is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands. Since retiring, she has played some seniors tennis.

Appel-Vessies best performance at a slam, in the singles competition, was at the 1975 French Open, when she reached the third round. Her best performance in a doubles tournament at a slam was at the 1976 French Open, when she and Virginia Ruzici reached the quarter-finals.

She also played 30 times for the Netherlands Fed Cup team, winning 17 matches and losing 13. She helped the team retain its place in the World Group during her time as a professional.


Singles titles (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 22 July 1978 Swedish Open Clay West Germany Sylvia Hanika 2–6, 6–4, 6–2

Doubles runners-up (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
1. 18 July 1979 Austrian Open Clay Romania Virginia Ruzici Sweden Helena Anliot
Australia Diane Evers
6–0, 6–4

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