Derek Buikema

Derek Buikema, a native of Amsterdam, aims to enroll in an American university in fall 2025, bringing with him a potent blend of talent and ambition. As a right-handed player, Derek's game revolves around his dominant forehand, backed by a heavy topspin that allows him to control points.

Derek Buikema

Derek Buikema, a native of Amsterdam, aims to enroll in an American university in fall 2025, bringing with him a potent blend of talent and ambition. As a right-handed player, Derek's game revolves around his dominant forehand, backed by a heavy topspin that allows him to control points.

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About Derek Buikema

Derek's passion for tennis is evident both in his relentless work ethic and his positive attitude on court. His commitment to improvement shines through as he seeks to refine his shot selection and enhance his serve, aiming to gain an early advantage in points. Derek's enthusiasm makes him a pleasure to work with!

Areas for Improvement:

While Derek excels in dictating play with his forehand, he aims to strike a balance between aggressive shot-making and strategic point construction. Improving his serve's power and precision is a priority, as he looks forward to making the most of his time in the United States, competing for conference championships and maximizing his tennis potential.

Academic Endeavors:

Academically, Derek is set to graduate from the Gymnasium level in June 2025, showcasing his dedication to excellence beyond the tennis court. With an open mind towards his university major, Derek approaches his academic pursuits with the same determination and enthusiasm that define his tennis career.

Best results so far:

Win over Luca Cringus (UTR 9.47) 64 63

Win over Tygo Bikker (UTR 9.21) 75 63

Win over Deer Woods (UTR 8.66) 75 64

Win over Bram Stevens (UTR 8.65) 46 64 10-5Reaching quarter finals of the National Championships in both singles and doubles U16.

If you are interested in Derek, or would like to receive more information, please reach out to guus@slamstox.com 

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Derek's details

  • Sport:  Men's Tennis
  • Entry semester:  Fall 2025
  • Country:  Netherlands
  • GPA:  N/A
  • SAT:  N/A
  • TOEFL:  N/A
  • Duolingo:  N/A

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