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- Age: 33 (03.04.1980)
- Birthplace: Fiskebackskil, Sweden
- Residence: Gothenburg, Sweden
- Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
- Weight: 196 lbs (89 kg)
- Plays: Left-handed
- Turned Pro: 2005
- Coach: Theodor Strom and Damien Croisat
As of 03.03.2014
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Started playing on clay with father … Favourite event is Bastad… Favourite surface is hard court… Graduated cum laude from SMU, where he finished No. 1 in the national indoors doubles and reached the NCAAS final as a freshman in 2001… Was also a four-time all American while at SMU (3 doubles, 1 singles)… Father Klas is a landscape designer and mother Cathrine works in a health store… Brother Jesper (born ’87) plays junior tennis winning the Under 16 nationals in Sweden… Sister Karolina (born ‘75) played college in US under scholarship at Shorter College and is now an art designer, having worked for the Swedish Open and the Swedish tennis magazine… Idols growing up were Stefan Edberg and Magnus Larsson… Hobbies are listening to music and playing guitar, would be working in sports or in a music band if he weren’t a tennis player… Would like to get involved with charity/community in Gothenburg … Best memories in tennis have been reaching the two doubles finals in Sweden (Bastad and Stockholm).
2013 -- Partnering Nielsen for the first time since September 2012 at Metz, the duo reached the Auckland final (l. to Fleming-Soares)…Also a finalist in 2011 (w/Huss)…On 10 February, partnering Klaasen, the duo finished runner-up at Montpellier (l. to Gicquel-Llodra 11-9 in Match TB)...Partnering Levine, fell in Houston SFs (l. to Bryans)…On 25 May, partnering Klaasen in Nice, reached their second ATP World Tour team final (also 2013 Montpellier) beating Cabal-Farah in two sets…Improved to 2-12 lifetime in title matches…With Klaasen, won second ATP World Tour team title of year (2-1) at Metz…Beat Mahut-Tsonga in two sets…Dropped to 3-13 in ATP World Tour finals after losing in Bangkok final (l. to J. Murray-Peers 10-6 in Match TB) with Bednarek…
2011 - The veteran Swede reached two ATP World Tour doubles finals...At Auckland, with Huss, lost to Granollers-Robredo 64 76(6) and at Newport, with Shamasdin, lost to Ebden-Harrison 46 63 10-5...Won three ATP Challenger Tour doubles titles at Monza, Segovia (w/Nielsen) and Mons (w/Skupski)...
2010 – Reached a career-high World No. 31 doubles ranking on 22 March…At Gstaad in August, he won his first ATP World Tour doubles title on his seventh attempt…Partnered Nieminen to a 63 67(4) 11-9 win over Melo-Soares...
2009 – Finalist at four ATP World Tour events (w/Rojer)…Belgrade, 's-Hertogenbosch, Umag and Bucharest…
2008 – Runner-up performances at Bastad (w/Rojer) and Stockholm (w/Ryderstedt)…
With Nielsen reached their third team final at Chennai (d. Draganja-Pavic 10-7 in Match TB) to open the season…It was his fourth ATP World Tour doubles title…