Greet Minnen is a Belgian professional tennis player who started playing professional tennis in 2018. She is currently ranked World No. 60 in the singles rankings.
Recently, Greet managed a huge upset as she knocked out the former World No. 1 tennis star, Venus Williams in the first round of the 2023 US Open. The game played on Wednesday, 30 August 2023 saw the Belgian register a convincing 6-1, 6-1 victory over one of the greatest female tennis players.
Greet knocked out Venus Williams from the first round of the US Open on 30 August 2023 (Source: Greet’s Instagram)
The 43-year-old Williams found it tough to play against young and confident Greet on Wednesday. As a result, the former two-time US Open champion had an early exit from this year’s tournament.
With the win, Greet will now be looking to move forward in the competition with a second-round match on Thursday, 31 August 2023. She will face American tennis player Sachia Vickery in the next stage.
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Greet previously reached the third round of the US Open in 2021. Talking about her Grand Slam experience, she reached the second round of the Wimbledon in 2022 and the second round of the Australian Open in 2020.
Moreover, Greet couldn’t move past the first round of the French Open in her three consecutive attempts in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Now, let’s learn about Greet Minnen wiki, age, parents, partner, net worth, height, ethnicity, ranking, bio, dating, and other interesting facts.
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Greet Minnen Wiki and Family: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height
Greet was born in 1997 in Turnhout, Belgium. She is 26 years of age and she blows out her birthday candles on the 14th of August every year.
Talking about her family, Greet was raised by her parents, Hans Minnen and Ann Minnen. She also has a brother named Toon Minnen.
Greet celebrated her 26th birthday with her family (Source: Greet’s Instagram)
Greet was seen celebrating her 26th birthday with her family on 14 August 2023. With a series of pictures on her Instagram, she captioned,
Can’t remember the last time I was able to celebrate my birthday at home ???? but so grateful that I could spend it this year with family ❤️
With Belgian nationality, Greet has white ethnicity. She stands tall at a height of 5 feet and 9 inches (1.75 meters).
Greet Minnen Net Worth and Career Earnings
Greet manages a professional net worth in excess of $1 million. So far, she has bagged career earnings of $1,791,073 from her professional tennis wins.
Greet has a commanding net worth from her professional tennis career (Source: Greet’s Instagram)
After commencing her professional journey in 2018, Greet made her WTA Tour debut at the 2018 Luxembourg Open in the doubles category. She was partnered with a Belgian tennis star, Alison Van Uytvanck as the pair won the title.
Eventually, the pair again won the Luxembourg Open in September 2021 which marked Greet’s second WTA Tour doubles title. She achieved the career-high WTA ranking of World No. 47 in doubles on 15 August 2022.
Who Is Greet Minnen Partner? Is She Still Dating Alison Van Uytvanck?
Greet is openly homosexual and she is currently dating her same-sex partner, Marie Diels. The couple has been together since 2022.
Greet is dating her same-sex partner Marie (Source: Greet’s Instagram)
Both Greet and Marie often share pictures with each other on their respective social media accounts. For instance, Marie was seen appreciating Greet’s passion and dedication on her Instagram post on 12 August 2023. She captioned,
To the love of my life, your dedication and passion know no bounds, and today, my heart is filled with pride even more than ever before. You inspire me everyday. Forever cheering you on! ???? My Champion. ❤️
Before meeting Marie, Greet was in a much-talked-about relationship with a fellow Belgian tennis player, Alison Van Uytvanck. The couple started dating in 2015 and later decided to split from one another in the fall of 2021.
Greet date her former doubles partner Alison from 2015 to 2021 (Source: Greet’s Instagram)
Greet and Alison even got engaged before parting ways with one another. They even exchanged a memorable kiss on the tennis court after the latter defeated Garbine Muguruza at the 2018 Wimbledon.
After ending her romance with Greet, Alison started dating her new partner, Emilie Vermeiren. The pair went on to exchange their wedding vows on Sunday, 16 July 2023.