Patrik Fredriksson

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Patrik Fredriksson
Country Sweden Sweden
Born (1973-05-16) 16 May 1973 (age 41)
Huskvarna, Sweden
Height 6'1" (185 cm)
Turned pro 1995
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $331,508
Singles
Career record 9-30
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 84 (13 Jan 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1996, 1997)
French Open 1R (1996, 1997)
Wimbledon 1R (1997)
US Open 1R (1997)
Doubles
Career record 15-16
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 110 (28 Jul 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 2R (1997)

Patrik Fredriksson (born 16 May 1973) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.[1]He stopped playing professional 2001 and in 2002 became the Davis Cup coach and head coach for the national team in Kuwait.

Career[edit]

Fredriksson never made it past the first round of a Grand Slam singles draw.[2] The closest he came was in the 1997 French Open when he lost a five set match to Frédéric Fontang.[2] In the doubles however he reached the second round in his only attempt, at the 1997 US Open, with Tom Vanhoudt as his partner.[2]

He was twice a singles quarter-finalist on the ATP Tour, in the 1996 Stockholm Open and at the Swedish Open in 1997.[2] At Singapore in 1996 he had a win over world number 26 and third seed Paul Haarhuis.[2]

The Swede was more successful as a doubles career player, finishing runner-up at two events.[2]

ATP Career Finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1996 Qatar Doha, Qatar Hard Sweden Magnus Norman Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 1998 Croatia Split, Croatia Carpet Sweden Fredrik Bergh Czech Republic Martin Damm
Czech Republic Jiří Novák
6–7, 2–6

Challenger Titles[edit]

Singles: (3)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1996 Germany Dresden, Germany Clay Spain Galo Blanco 6–4, 6–4
2. 1996 Japan Tanagura, Japan Hard Canada Albert Chang 6–1, 5–7, 6–4
3. 1996 Réunion Reunion Island Hard France Thierry Champion 5–7, 6–0, 6–3

References[edit]