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Michael Gysens Athlete Profile

Michael Gysens

Height: 6-0 Weight: 160 Roster Years: 1999-2001 Hometown: Kortrijk, Belgium


  • Major in Fitness Management
  • Minor in Business
  • Father is Michel Gysens
  • Mother is Cecile Christiaens
  • Has two sisters
  • Likes to ride motorcycles and watch movies
  • Sports hero is Andre Agassi
  • Likes adrenaline sports
  • Coached by Claude Declerq at T.C. Coppem club
  • Teaches tennis during the summer

Before BYU

  • Won the Interclub National 3 Finals
  • Advanced to Interclub National 2 Finals but couldn't play because he came to BYU
  • Played the finals of the Belgium Championships in H2
  • Ranked No. 70 in Belgium


  • Osborne's Comments: "He's a good athlete and very quick with no weak-nesses. He's working on developing a reliable weapon. He had surgery on his wrist this fall, but should play high in our line-up."

1999-2000 | Freshman Year

  • Went 2-2 in doubles with Anton Rudjuk
  • Was 6-3 in singles in fall tournaments