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Jan Apell

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Jan Apell
  • Pronounced: yan ah-PELL
  • Age: 45 (04.11.1969)
  • Birthplace: Goteborg, Sweden
  • Residence: Kungsbacka,Sweden
  • Height: 6' (183 cm)
  • Weight: 162 lbs (73 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1988


As of 25.05.2015
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money




44-68 0 $1,404,957

Singles & Doubles combined





121-73 9 $1,404,957

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco Single
Doubles titles: 9, as follows:
1996--(1) Bermuda (w/Haygarth)
1995--(1) Bastad (w/Bjorkman)
1994--(6) Scottsdale (w/K. Flach), Queen's, Bastad, Schenectady, Antwerp,
ATP Tour World Doubles Chp./Jakarta (w/Bjorkman)
1993--(1) Seoul (w/Nyborg)
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1994- SF at Queen's; Doubles R-up at French Open (w/Bjorkman); Doubles SF at
Adelaide (w/Kafelnikov), Aust. Open (w/Bjorkman), Rennes Ch., Barcelona (w/
Nyborg); Doubles QF at Indian Wells (w/Melville), Key Biscayne (w/Bjorkman)
Rome (w/Bauer).
1993- R-up at Ostend Ch., Aachen Ch.; SF at Geneva Ch., Prague Ch.; Doubles
Winner at Heilbronn Ch., Aachen Ch., Rennes Ch. (w/Bjorkman), Geneva Ch.
(w/Utgren); Doubles R-up at Moscow (w/Bjorkman); Doubles SF at Bastad (w/
Bjorkman), Zaragoza (w/Wekesa).
1992- Winner at Cherbourg Ch.; SF at Acapulco Ch.; Doubles Winner at Salzburg
Ch. (w/Tillstrom); Doubles R-up at Birmingham Ch. (w/Nyborg); Doubles SF at
Bastad (w/Jarryd), Kitzbuhel, Prague (w/Donar).
1991- S & D Winner at Graz Ch. (w/Rahnasto); R-up at Nagoya Ch.; Doubles
Winner at Graz Ch. (w/Weidenfeld); Doubles R-up at Messina Ch. (w/Naewie).
1990- SF at Dijon Ch.; QF at Furth Ch.; Winner at Spanish Sat. #1 and USTA
Sat. #1; Doubles R-up at Dijon (w/Nyborg); Doubles SF at Bergen Ch.
(w/Pedersen), Bossonnens Ch. (w/Nyborg).
1988- R-up at Cherbourg Ch.; SF at Hanko Ch. (as qualifier); QF at Rumikon
Ch., Thessaloniki Ch., Helsinki Ch.; Doubles Winner at Cherbourg Ch. (w/
Nyborg); Doubles R-up at Nyon Ch. (w/Paloheimo).
Began playing tennis at age nine.
Won the Swedish 18-under doubles championship (w/Nyborg) in 1987. Teamed
with countryman David Engel to win the Swedish Championship in January 1988.
Missed three and one-half months with a left wrist injury from May to
September in 1989.
Enjoys playing indoor floor hockey (innebandy) along with several
In the first six months of 1994, had already surpassed his previous
career prize money, mostly in doubles (nearly $200,000 alone). Advanced to
his first career Grand Slam final at the French Open (w/Bjorkman), losing to
Black-Stark. Also advanced to his first career ATP Tour semifinal in singles
at Queen's in June 1994.

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