Åsa Svensson

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Åsa Svensson
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Vasteras, Sweden
Born (1975-06-16) 16 June 1975 (age 40)
Surahammar, Sweden
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 1992
Retired 2004
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $ 1,569,134
Singles
Career record 322 - 287
Career titles 2 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 28 (1 April 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1997,2000,2002)
French Open 4R (2000)
Wimbledon 2R (1998)
US Open 4R (1996)
Doubles
Career record 206 - 222
Career titles 7 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest ranking No. 28 (9 October 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1999,2001)
French Open 2R (1995,96,2001,02)
Wimbledon 2R (1994,95,96,2000,2002)
US Open 3R (2002)

Åsa Svensson (born Carlsson, 16 June 1975 in Surahammar) is a former female tennis player from Sweden, who turned professional in 1992. She won two singles and seven doubles titles in her career. The right-hander reached her highest individual ranking on the WTA Tour on 1 April 1996, when she became the number 28 of the world.

Biography[edit]

Trains at Royal Lawn Tennis Club in Stockholm...Married Niclas Svensson on 8 December 2001, and travels on the tour with him; maiden name is Carlsson...Fathers name is Lennart; mothers name is Signe; has an older brother, Johan, and a younger sister, Anna...Graduated from high school in 1991...Likes to play golf, see friends and family, read, shop and write e-mails...Loves to be home in Sweden during the summer.

WTA Tour finals (20)[edit]

Singles: 4 (2-2)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0-1) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (2-1) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 9 May 1994 Prague, Czech Republic Clay South Africa Amanda Coetzer 1–6, 6–7
Runner-up 2. 10 April 1995 Houston, United States Clay Germany Steffi Graf 1–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 8 November 1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard United States Erika de Lone 6–2, 6–4
Winner 2. 29 April 2002 Bol, Croatia Clay Croatia Iva Majoli 6–3, 4–6, 6–1

Doubles: 16 (7-9)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Olympic Gold (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (1-3) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (3-3) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (3-3) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 17 February 1994 Linz, Austria Carpet (i) Germany Caroline Schneider Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
2-6 2-6
Runner-up 2. 27 July 1998 Sopot, Poland Clay Netherlands Seda Noorlander Czech Republic Kveta Peschke
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. 9 August 1998 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Argentina Florencia Labat Germany Meike Babel
Belgium Laurence Courtois
0–6, 2–6
Runner–up 4. 12 July 1999 Palermo, Italy Clay Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan Slovenia Tina Križan
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 3–6, 0–6
Winner 5. 21 November 1999 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard France Émilie Loit Russia Evgenia Koulikovskaya
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6–1, 6–4
Runner–up 6. 7 February 2000 Paris, France Carpet (i) France Émilie Loit France Julie Halard-Decugis
France Sandrine Testud
6-3 3-6 4-6
Winner 7. 14 February 2000 Hanover, Germany Hard (i) Belarus Natasha Zvereva Italy Silvia Farina Elia
Slovakia Karina Habšudová
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 17 July 2000 Sopot, Poland Clay Italy Rita Grande Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
5-7 1-6
Runner-up 9. 24 February 2001 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Slovakia Karina Habšudová Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
0–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 10. 29 July 2001 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Argentina María Emilia Salerni
6–3, 6–7(4–7), 6–1
Winner 11. 11 November 2001 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova South Africa Liezel Huber
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 12. 30 December 2001 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Netherlands Miriam Oremans United States Meghann Shaughnessy
Belgium Justine Henin
1–6, 6–7(6)
Runner-up 13. 14 April 2002 Amelia Island, United States Clay Argentina María Emilia Salerni Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
4-6, 2-6
Winner 14. 17 February 2003 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Slovenia Tina Križan
Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
6–2, 6–1
Winner 15. 2 March 2003 Acapulco, Mexico Clay France Émilie Loit Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6–3, 6–1
Winner 16. 22 February 2004 Memphis, United States Carpet United States Meilen Tu Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
6–4, 7–6(0)

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