Jan Frode Andersen

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Jan Frode Andersen (born 29 August 1972) is a Norwegian tennis player. He played tennis for Norway, including competing in at least 60 countries[1] over a span of 8 years after turning professional in 1997. He represented Norway in the Davis Cup for 10 consecutive years compiling a 30-22 record (25-14 in singles).[2] His highest ATP ranking was 135.[3] This makes him the second best player in Norwegian history, after Christian Ruud.

He was also a television commentator for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation,[4] and he earned a bachelor's degree in Business & Administration from the University of Arizona in 1996.

Born in Asker,[3] he grew up in Hamar.[5]


  1. ^ Bugge, Mette (10 July 2003). "Jeg holdt på å spille meg i hjel". Aftenposten. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Jan-Frode Andersen". Davis Cup Official Website. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  3. ^ a b "Jan Frode Andersen". ATP World Tour. Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  4. ^ Bye, Are (4 July 2008). "Sjekk den fysikken!". Aftenposten. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  5. ^ Nordlie, Linda (21 September 2004). "Dama avgjør Andersens tenniskarrier". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 20 October 2009.