FIVB World Tour
US$350,000 Adelaide Australia Open
March 25 - 30, 2008
(Q1) Jochem De Gruijter/Gijs Ronnes, Netherlands
 
Jochem De Gruijter
Netherlands
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Personal Info
Birth Date: Apr 18, 1978 (43 yrs old)
Home Town: Leidschendam
Resides: Nieuwegein
Height: 199 cm (6'6")
Weight: 90 kg (198 lb)
Seasons: 6
Tournaments: 68
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB C&S Le Lavandou 2004)
Career FIVB WT Best: 3rd (St. Petersburg 2006)
Career Winnings: US$115,750.00
Gijs Ronnes
Netherlands
Photo: FIVB
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jun 10, 1977 (44 yrs old)
Home Town: Boxmeer
Resides: Utrecht
Height: 186 cm (6'1")
Weight: 85 kg (187 lb)
Seasons: 8
Tournaments: 82
Career Wins: 1 (FIVB C&S Le Lavandou 2004)
Career FIVB WT Best: 3rd (St. Petersburg 2006)
Career Winnings: US$118,270.00
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725334157Money
FIVB630011225911131081 US$219,400.00
FIVB C&S21010000000000 US$3,200.00
Overall651021225911131081 US$222,600.00
Previous Adelaide Results  Neither player has played in this venue before
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 9/26-30/2007 Brazil Open 25 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 9/5-9/2007 Stare Jablonki Open 22 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 8/29-9/2/2007 St. Petersburg Open 16 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 8/15-19/2007 Aland Open 14 13 180 US$4,500.00
FIVB 8/8-12/2007 Kristiansand Open 16 7 250 US$7,000.00
FIVB 8/1-5/2007 Klagenfurt Grand Slam 19 25 80 US$3,500.00
FIVB 7/24-29/2007 Gstaad World Championships 23 33 50 US$4,800.00
FIVB 7/10-15/2007 Berlin Grand Slam 18, Q2 17 160 US$5,100.00
FIVB 7/3-8/2007 Montréal Open 13 4 420 US$12,000.00
FIVB 6/27-7/1/2007 Stavanger Grand Slam 21, Q3 17 160 US$5,100.00
FIVB 6/20-24/2007 Paris Grand Slam Q3 33 40 US$0.00
FIVB 6/13-17/2007 Espinho Open 25, Q2 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 6/5-10/2007 Zagreb Open Q2 33 30 US$0.00
FIVB 5/23-27/2007 Italian Open 16 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 5/8-12/2007 Bahrain Open 20 13 180 US$4,500.00
FIVB 9/27-10/1/2006 Vitória Open 16 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 8/9-13/2006 Poland Open 20 9 240 US$6,000.00
FIVB 8/2-6/2006 Austria Grand Slam Q3 33 40 US$0.00
FIVB 7/26-30/2006 Paris Grand Slam 25, Q1 25 80 US$3,400.00
FIVB 7/19-23/2006 St. Petersburg Open 27 3 480 US$16,000.00
FIVB 7/12-16/2006 Canada Open 23 25 60 US$2,000.00
FIVB 7/5-9/2006 France Open 24, Q1 17 120 US$3,000.00
FIVB 6/28-7/2/2006 Norway Grand Slam 27, Q4 17 160 US$4,900.00
Adelaide Australia Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Tue, 3/25/2008 Qualifier 2 Owen Boland / Ben Newton, Australia (Q32) Won 21-18, 21-12 0:31
Wed, 3/26/2008 Qualifier 3 Matt Fuerbringer / Casey Jennings, United States (27, Q17) Lost 10-21, 27-25, 19-21 1:12
Head to Head Results
De Gruijter/Ronnes trail the series against the field 17-31
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 2 Dalhausser/Rogers, United States 0-1
6/28/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool E Dalhausser/Rogers 5 De Gruijter/Ronnes 21, Q3 20-22, 22-20, 15-11 0:58
Trail the series against # 3 Araujo/Magalhaes, Brazil 0-3
7/22/06FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Semi-Finals Araujo/Magalhaes 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 27 21-15, 21-11 0:42
6/23/05FIVBBerlin World Championships Contender 2 Araujo/Magalhaes 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 15 21-14, 21-13 0:49
6/9/05FIVBCroatia Open Winner 2 Araujo/Magalhaes 7, Q1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 23 21-18, 21-14 0:37
Trail the series against # 4 Marques/Solberg, Brazil 0-1
7/8/07FIVBMontréal Open Bronze Medal Marques/Solberg 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 13 21-15, 21-16 0:40
Trail the series against # 5 Reckermann/Urbatzka, Germany 0-2
8/10/07FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 3 Reckermann/Urbatzka 8 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 21-13, 21-17 0:38
6/15/07FIVBEspinho Open Contender 4 Reckermann/Urbatzka 19 De Gruijter/Ronnes 25, Q2 21-19, 21-18 0:47
Trail the series against # 6 Schacht/Slack, Australia 0-3
7/7/07FIVBMontréal Open Semi-Finals Schacht/Slack 7 De Gruijter/Ronnes 13 22-20, 20-22, 15-10 1:04
8/10/06FIVBPoland Open Winner 1 Schacht/Slack 13 De Gruijter/Ronnes 20 21-10, 21-18 0:47
8/4/05FIVBAustria Grand Slam Winner 1 Schacht/Slack 17, Q1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 24-22, 17-21, 15-11 1:06
Trail the series against # 7 Wu/Xu, China 0-2
8/11/07FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 5 Wu/Xu 4 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 31-29, 21-12 0:48
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 2 Wu/Xu 4 De Gruijter/Ronnes 20 21-17, 21-12 0:40
Lead the series against # 8 Nummerdor/Schuil, Netherlands 1-0
6/14/07FIVBEspinho Open Winner 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 25, Q2 Nummerdor/Schuil 8 21-13, 21-17 0:40
Trail the series against # 10 Cunha/Neto, Brazil 1-3
8/3/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool C Cunha/Neto 3 De Gruijter/Ronnes 19 21-17, 24-22 0:44
7/26/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Pool O Cunha/Neto 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 23 21-18, 21-13 0:37
7/13/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B Cunha/Neto 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 18, Q2 21-16, 22-20 0:49
7/22/06FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Contender 6 De Gruijter/Ronnes 27 Cunha/Neto 4 By Forfeit  
Trail the series against # 11 Doppler/Gartmayer, Austria 0-2
7/14/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Winner 1 Doppler/Gartmayer 19 De Gruijter/Ronnes 18, Q2 25-23, 21-12 0:45
5/10/07FIVBBahrain Open Contender 3 Doppler/Gartmayer 12 De Gruijter/Ronnes 20 21-8, 21-15 0:35
Trail the series against # 13 Gosch/Horst, Austria 0-2
8/17/07FIVBAland Open Contender 3 Gosch/Horst 11 De Gruijter/Ronnes 14 11-21, 21-15, 15-8 0:49
6/30/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Winner 1 Gosch/Horst 24, Q7 De Gruijter/Ronnes 21, Q3 21-14, 21-19 0:43
Series tied with # 14 Brink/Dieckmann, Germany 1-1
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Winner 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 25 Brink/Dieckmann 8 21-15, 24-22 0:43
7/21/06FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Winner 3 Brink/Dieckmann 3 De Gruijter/Ronnes 27 21-14, 21-17 0:41
Trail the series against # 15 Laciga/Schnider, Switzerland 0-1
8/30/07FIVBSt. Petersburg Open Winner 1 Laciga/Schnider 17 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 21-18, 19-21, 15-7 1:00
Series tied with # 16 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro, Georgia 2-2
9/6/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Winner 1 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 11 De Gruijter/Ronnes 22 20-22, 21-18, 15-12 1:03
8/11/07FIVBKristiansand Open Contender 4 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 14 18-21, 21-14, 15-11 0:52
5/25/07FIVBItalian Open Contender 2 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 18, Q2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 21-15, 21-12 0:40
8/11/06FIVBPoland Open Contender 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 20 "Geor" Gomes/Terceiro 19, Q4 21-16, 15-21, 15-12 0:58
Trail the series against # 17 Boersma/Ronnes, Netherlands 0-1
9/28/07FIVBBrazil Open Contender 4 Boersma/Ronnes 14 De Gruijter/Ronnes 25 21-19, 21-13 0:39
Trail the series against # 19, Q7 Berg/Brinkborg, Sweden 0-1
6/6/07FIVBZagreb Open Qualifier 3 Berg/Brinkborg 28, Q15 De Gruijter/Ronnes Q2 21-16, 21-19 0:41
Lead the series against # 22 Herrera/Mesa, Spain 3-1
7/12/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B De Gruijter/Ronnes 18, Q2 Herrera/Mesa 15 21-11, 21-12 0:32
5/9/07FIVBBahrain Open Winner 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 20 Herrera/Mesa 13 24-22, 21-18 0:46
7/6/06FIVBFrance Open Contender 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 24, Q1 Herrera/Mesa 25 21-12, 21-18 0:48
7/21/05FIVBPoland Open Winner 1 Herrera/Mesa 20 De Gruijter/Ronnes 13 21-15, 21-17 0:36
Lead the series against # 24, Q5 Lochhead/Pitman, New Zealand 1-0
7/28/04FIVBAustria Grand Slam Qualifier 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 32, Q19 Lochhead/Pitman Q14 21-17, 21-18 0:38
Lead the series against # 25, Q3 Asahi/Shiratori, Japan 2-0
8/9/07FIVBKristiansand Open Winner 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 Asahi/Shiratori 17 26-24, 21-19 0:48
6/29/07FIVBStavanger Grand Slam Pool E De Gruijter/Ronnes 21, Q3 Asahi/Shiratori 28, Q9 21-18, 21-19 0:42
Trail the series against # 27, Q17 Fuerbringer/Jennings, United States 0-1
3/26/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Qualifier 3 Fuerbringer/Jennings 27, Q17 De Gruijter/Ronnes Q1 21-10, 25-27, 21-19 1:12
Lead the series against # 29, Q14 Babich/Nikolaev, Ukraine 1-0
5/24/07FIVBItalian Open Contender 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 16 Babich/Nikolaev 32, Q14 15-21, 21-18, 18-16 1:01
Series tied with # 30, Q11 Henriquez/Hernandez, Venezuela 1-1
6/13/07FIVBEspinho Open Qualifier 3 Henriquez/Hernandez 27, Q15 De Gruijter/Ronnes 25, Q2 19-21, 21-16, 15-10 0:58
5/10/07FIVBBahrain Open Contender 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 20 Henriquez/Hernandez 30, Q22 21-19, 21-16 0:41
Lead the series against # 31, Q9 Ces/Ces, France 2-0
9/6/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Contender 1 De Gruijter/Ronnes 22 Ces/Ces 27, Q3 22-20, 13-21, 16-14 0:54
7/13/07FIVBBerlin Grand Slam Pool B De Gruijter/Ronnes 18, Q2 Ces/Ces 31, Q10 21-18, 21-17 0:40
Trail the series against # Q4 Deulofeu/Salvetti, France 0-2
9/7/07FIVBStare Jablonki Open Contender 2 Deulofeu/Salvetti 12 De Gruijter/Ronnes 22 24-22, 17-21, 15-10 1:12
8/3/07FIVBKlagenfurt Grand Slam Pool C Deulofeu/Salvetti 30, Q8 De Gruijter/Ronnes 19 21-18, 21-19 0:45
Lead the series against # Q6 Dugrip/Gagliano, France 1-0
9/27/07FIVBBrazil Open Winner 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes 25 Dugrip/Gagliano 24 21-17, 21-8 0:35
Trail the series against # Q12 Arkaev/Kuzmichev, Russia 0-1
7/25/07FIVBGstaad World Championships Pool O Arkaev/Kuzmichev 47 De Gruijter/Ronnes 23 21-17, 21-19 0:43
Lead the series against # Q32 Boland/Newton, Australia 1-0
3/25/08FIVBAdelaide Australia Open Qualifier 2 De Gruijter/Ronnes Q1 Boland/Newton Q32 21-18, 21-12 0:31