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Jonas Svensson

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Jonas Svensson
  • Age: 48 (21.10.1966)
  • Birthplace: Goteburg, Sweden
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
  • Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1985
  • Coach: Tim Klein
Inactive
Sweden

Sweden

As of 24.11.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

10

25.03.1991

258-204 5 $2,439,702

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

49

06.04.1987

55-101 0 $2,439,702

Singles & Doubles combined

Residence: Kungsbaka, Sweden Single
Singles titles: 5, as follows: Doubles title: 1, as follows:
1991--(1) Copenhagen
1990--(1) Toulouse 1987--(1) Memphis (w/Jarryd)
1988--(1) Metz
1987--(1) Vienna
1986--(1) Cologne
1986- Runner-up at Stuttgart (l. Jaite), Wembley (l. Noah); Semifinalist at
Munich, Vienna; Quarterfinalist at Toronto Indoor, Paris Indoor.
1985- Winner at Vienna, Tampere, Bergen Challengers; Doubles Runner-up at
Nancy (w/Navratil).
Turned pro full-time in 1985 and has steadily improved his ATP singles
ranking: 1984--741, 1985--103, 1986--21, 1987--30, 1988--22.
Father, Bengt, is a dentist. Mother, Ulla.
The 1978 Swedish Junior singles champion (outdoor and indoor) in the
Boys' 12s.
Reached the 1983 Wimbledon Juniors semifinals.
Coached by Tim Klein, a West German coach who also touts Magnus Gustaf-
sson, Christian Bergstrom, David Engel, and Lars Jonsson.
Has an outstanding 8-1 five-set record in Grand Slams and enjoyed his
best success at the '88 French Open where he upset two-time defending champ
Ivan Lendl in the quarterfinals en route to the semifinals. Also advanced to
the quarterfinals of the '89 Australian Open (l. Gunnarssson).
Compiled a 39-21 match record and earned a career-high $287,001 while
ranking No. 22 on the ATP computer in 1988.
Has won a Grand Prix singles title each of the last three years (1986-87
-88).

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