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Ville Jansson

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  • Age: 49 (10.04.1965)
  • Birthplace: Timra, Sweden
  • Height: 6' (183 cm)
  • Weight: 145 lbs (66 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
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Sweden

Sweden

As of 25.08.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

243

09.07.1990

0-2 0 $36,255

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

143

30.04.1990

4-9 0 $36,255

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: The Woodlands, Texas Single
Year-by-Year Highlights:
1989- Winner at Coquitlam Ch.; Quarterfinalist at Winnetka Ch.; Doubles Win-
ner at Croydon Ch. (w/Barlow), Winnetka Ch. (w/Warner); Doubles Runner-up
at Seattle Ch. (w/Klesinger); Doubles SF at Vienna Ch. (w/Klesinger), New
Haven Ch. (w/Schor), Cherbourg Ch. (w/Galbraith), Brest Ch. (w/Kinnear).
1988- Fourth in singles, Doubles Winner at USTA Sat. #4 (w/Jetzel); Runner-up
at Portuguese Sat. (w/19 ATP pts.).
Turned pro in 1988.
Attended Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe for 3 1/2 years, earn-
ing singles All-America honors in 1986. He played at No. 1 singles for most
of his career, posting a 28-1 match record (.965) as a freshman in 1984. In
his All-America season, he overcame a bout with mononucleosis.
Began playing tennis at age 6.
Won the Swedish Junior nationals in 1977 and doubles in 1979.
Won his first pro singles title at the Coquitlam Challenger in October
1989, defeating Chris Pridham. Jumped from 414 to No. 288 on the ATP computer
rankings.

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