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- Age: 40 (13.03.1974)
- Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
- Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 195 lbs (88 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1991
As of 20.10.2014
Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Karl Johan Thomas Enqvist... The No. 1 junior in world in 1991 captured Australian Open (d. Gleeson) and Wimbledon (d. Joyce) junior titles and he was runner-up at Roland Garros in 1990 (l. to Gaudenzi) and ‘91 (l. to Medvedev)... His biggest sporting moment as a teenager came at age 15 when he played with countryman and former No. 1 Bjorn Borg... Named Most Improved Player in 1995, voted by ATP players, after improving from 60 to No. 7... Favorite movies are Pulp Fiction, and Dumb and Dumber... Big fan of NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers... Enjoys playing soccer and innebandy (floor hockey)... Father, Folke, is an engineer; mother, Birgitta, is an economist... Has a 15-11 career Davis Cup record (15-10 in singles) in 15 ties since 1995... Godfather of former ATP pro Nicklas Kulti’s daughter, Mikaela.
2005 -- The Swede finished outside Top 100 for first time since 1991, winning seven matches on ATP circuit... Season highlights included QF appearances in Adelaide (l. to J. Johansson) and San Jose (l. to Roddick)... After going 4-5 through February, advanced to 3rd RD at ATP Masters Series tournament in Indian Wells (l. to Youzhny)... In April, advanced to QF at Bermuda Challenger... After 1st RD loss at Wimbledon, took three months off... Returned in Grenoble Challenger on Sept. 26 and reached final (l. to Giquel)... Finished season indoors, advancing to QF in Bratislava Challenger (l. to Bracciali).
2004 -- Finished in Top 100 for 13th straight year… Made strong start to season, reaching 3rd RD at Australian Open with wins over Spadea and Beck (l. to Agassi)… Then helped Sweden record 4-1 win over defending champion Australia in 1st RD of Davis Cup World Group in Adelaide… Defeated Philippoussis and Arthurs in singles…Best result of season came in Memphis where he reached SF (d. Roddick in QF, l. to Kiefer)… Also reached final at Boca Raton Challenger in March (l. to Melzer)…On clay, best showing was 3rd RD at Roland Garros where he posted wins over Carlsen and Bjorkman before losing to eventual champion Gaudio in four sets…At Wimbledon, defeated Blanco and Chela before losing to Schalken in five sets in 3rd RD.
2003 -- Finished out of Top 50 for first time since 1994… Upset defending champion Agassi in 1st RD in Scottsdale before losing to J. Blake in 2nd RD… Advanced to 3rd RD at AMS Miami, defeating Llodra and Kuerten before losing to Philippoussis… Qualified for US Open and defeated Portas in 1st RD (l. to Massu in 2nd RD)… Finished season with best performances of year… Qualified for AMS Madrid and reached 2nd RD before advancing to SF in Stockholm as wild card (l. to eventual champion Fish)… Jumped back into Top 100 at No. 95 afterwards.
2002 -- Won his 19th career ATP title despite finishing out of Top 30 for first time since 1994… Has won at least one title in seven of last eight years (except 2001)… Did not play a tournament after US Open due to inflammation in his right shoulder… In February, defeated Britain’s Rusedski and Henman in 1st RD Davis Cup tie en route to a 3-2 victory and continued success in Marseille where he won for third time (1997-98)… Posted wins over Grosjean (QF), Kafelnikov (saved two match points in SF) and Escude (F)… Following month, advanced to QF at AMS Indian Wells (d. Johansson, l. to Hewitt)… Compiled records of 19-8 on hard and 6-6 on clay.
2001 -- Despite not reaching a final or winning a title for first time since 1994, the Swede finished in Top 25 for fourth consecutive season… Underwent right foot and right shoulder surgery Dec. 6, 2000 in Stockholm and missed first two months of season before returning in March… At Roland Garros, turned in his best career showing (4th RD) with wins over Ilie, Acasuso and Novak before losing to Ferrero… During grass court circuit, reached first QF at Wimbledon (l. to Rafter)… Overall, it was his third career Grand Slam QF (or better)… In August, turned in back-to-back QF in Indianapolis (d. Johansson, l. to Safin) and Long Island (l. to Johansson)… In October, finished European indoor season with an 11-5 record, reaching SF in Vienna (l. to Haas) and Stockholm (l. to Nieminen) and QF at AMS Stuttgart (d. Ferrero, Roddick, l. to Kafelnikov)… Compiled records of 16-11 on hard, 11-7 on clay, 4-2 on grass and 2-2 on carpet.
2000 -- Won at least one ATP title for sixth consecutive year and finished in Top 10 for fourth time… With countryman Norman (No. 4) in Top 10, it was first time since 1988 at least two Swedes finished in Top 10… Played through most of second half of season with a left foot injury… Underwent surgery Dec. 6 in Stockholm to remove a small piece of bone from his right foot that bothered him all season… In addition, also underwent surgery on his right shoulder to repair a repititive strain injury… Opened with a runner-up effort in Adelaide (d. Norman, l. to Hewitt)… In first Tennis Masters Series stop of year in Indian Wells, posted impressive wins over Sampras (QF) and defending champion Philippoussis (SF) before losing to Corretja in final… On clay, reached SF in Munich, his best result of year… On grass, advanced to 4th RD at Wimbledon… In summer, dropped only one set in six matches en route to third career AMS title in Cincinnati (d. Clement in SF, Henman in F)… Continued with QF in Indianapolis, runner-up in Long Island (l. to Norman) and 4th RD at US Open (d. Rios, l. to Hewitt)… Closed year with his ninth career indoor title in Basel (d. Henman in SF, Federer in five-set final) and QF in Lyon… Compiled a 32-13 record on hard, 9-6 on clay and 7-2 on carpet… Served as alternate for Tennis Masters Cup in Lisbon… Finished No. 6 in aces with a career-best 648… Earned a career-high $2,381,060.
1999 -- Finished a year-end best No. 4… Opened with a title in Adelaide (d. Hewitt) and followed with his first Grand Slam final showing at Australian Open, losing to Kafelnikov in four sets… The unseeded finalist beat Aussie No. 1-2 Rafter and Philippoussis in consecutive rounds (3rd & 4th)… In March at AMS Miami, advanced to SF, losing to eventual champion Krajicek… Compiled a 17-5 start in first three months… Compiled an 8-6 mark on clay with his best result coming at ATP Tour World Team Championship in Dusseldorf where he beat Moya, Haas and Henman before falling to Rafter in final of round robin team competition… In late October at AMS Stuttgart, compiled an impressive week with consecutive Top 10 victories over No. 5 Kuerten, No. 9 Rios, No. 1 Agassi and No. 8 Krajicek en route to his second career AMS title… Closed regular season by winning title in his hometown of Stockholm (d. Gustafsson) and in last three events, compiled a 12-1 record going into his third ATP Tour World Championship in Hannover where he went 1-2 in round robin play… Compiled a 10-9 record vs. Top 10 opponents, winning six of last eight… Finished with 34-14 record on hard and 8-6 on clay… Ranked No. 7 in aces with 586.
1998 -- Won titles in Marseille (d. Krajicek in SF, Kafelnikov in F) and Munich (d. Agassi) while reaching final in Philadelphia (l. to Sampras)… Also SF in Ostrava and QF in five other stops… Missed nearly three months of action from late-July to mid-October after undergoing right ankle surgery on Aug. 11 to remove a small bone chip.
1997 -- Won lone title in Marseille (d. Rios) in February… Suffered a left ankle injury in May and returned two months later in Los Angeles where he reached final (l. to Courier)… Won first doubles title in Marseille (w/Larsson).
1996 -- Finished as No. 1 Swede for second straight year… Won three ATP titles in as many finals… Served as alternate at ATP Tour World Championship and played (1-1)… Helped Sweden to Davis Cup final (l. to France).
1995 -- Won career-high five titles (in six finals), including his native Stockholm for first of three times… Defeated Agassi (SF) and Chang (F) in Philadelphia for first career Top 10 wins… Made Davis Cup debut against U.S. in SF in Las Vegas… Qualified for his first ATP Tour World Championship and advanced to SF.
1994 -- Reached SF in Auckland and QF at five other ATP stops.
1993 -- Won title in Schenectady (d. Steven).
1992 -- Won first ATP title in Bolzano (d. Boetsch).
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