2001 IN REVIEW
The Swede finished in Top 100 ATP Champions Race despite missing nearly first four months of season...Returned from right knee surgery on Apr. 30 in Houston and in first match of season saved five match points vs. Siemerink...Lost to eventual finalist to Hyung-Taik Lee in next round...In his next outing at Roland Garros, advanced to 3rd RD with wins over Mirnyi and Arazai in five sets before losing to eventual runner-up Corretja...On grass, lost in 2nd RD in Halle and 3rd RD at Wimbledon (l. to T. Martin)...Lost his next three 1st RD matches, including US Open to Santoro...Posted his best result of season in Hong Kong where he beat Godwin and Top 10 Safin en route to QF (l. to Ilie)...Finished with 2nd RD results in Tokyo and Stockholm.
1990-First career Tour title in Florence...1991-First Tour doubles title in Florence...1992-Won singles titles in Copenhagen and Munich...Won doubles title in Copenhagen (w/Kulti)...1993-Reached SF in Copenhagen and Bastad...1994-Won titles in Zaragoza, Toulouse and Grand Slam Cup, reached two Tour finals and French Open SF...In Davis Cup SF vs. U.S., won decisive match to send Swedes into final against Russia, which they won 4-1...In doubles, won title in Monte Carlo (w/Kulti)... Finished No. 11 in Team Rankings (w/Kulti)...1995-Broke into Top 10 for first time April 17...Helped Sweden to Peugeot ATP Tour World Team Championship title...In doubles, won in Doha (w/Edberg) and reached French Open final (w/Kulti)...1996-Reached final in Toulouse (l. to Philippoussis in three sets)...QF in five Tour stops...1997-Reached nine QF, including U.S. Open, and led his country to Davis Cup title with victories over Sampras and Chang in final vs. U.S...Won doubles title in Marseille (w/Enqvist)... 1998-Reached singles final at Halle (l. to Kafelnikov) and won doubles title in Bastad (Gustafsson)...Underwent right wrist surgery on Nov. 6 to repair torn ligaments...1999-Missed first three months of year to recover from a right wrist injury...In third event in return, reached SF in Atlanta (l. to Koubek) and followed with QF run in Delray Beach...Reached 3rd RD at US Open, retiring to T. Martin with left knee injury... 2000-Captured first ATP title on U.S. soil in Memphis (d. B. Black in F) and also reached final in Copenhagen (l. to Vinciguerra)...Won Challenger title in Heilbronn (d. Huet), his first since 1992...Missed last six months due to right knee injury (had surgery on Aug. 14).
Enjoys golf and hockey...Has a 13-4 career Davis Cup record (12-4 in singles) in 10 ties...In 1998, along with other countrymen, helped contribute $75,000 to Swedish Tennis Federation for junior tennis programs...Wife, Jenny; daughter, Rebecca (born May 20, 2000)...Coached by Carl-Axel Hageskog and Stefan Simonsson.