Esther Vergeer is one of the greatest Dutch athletes of all time. For years, she was the unquestioned number one female wheelchair tennis player in the world. At the moment, Esther is the tournament director of the ABN AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. Alongside Richard Krajicek, she is responsible for the organization of the wheelchair tennis tournament and integrating it with the ATP 500 tournament of Rotterdam. Furthermore, she is a NOC*NSF advisor for the Dutch Paralympic team. As a mentor for talented Paralympic athletes and deputy Chef de Mission, she promoted the development of sports for disabled athletes before, during and after the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. Esther will be the Chef de Mission of Paralympic Team NL during the Games in PyeongChang.

  • Tournament director, ABN AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

  • Deputy Chef de Mission

  • Advisor of NOC*NSF