Jörgen Windahl

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Jörgen Windahl
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Helsingborg
Born (1963-03-12) 12 March 1963 (age 54)
Danderyd, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $152,785
Career record 13–29
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 108 (10 August 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon 1R (1981, 1986)
Career record 26–38
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 69 (26 June 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (1981)

Jörgen Windahl (born 12 March 1963) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.[1][2][3][4]


Windahl was the Boys' Singles Champion at the 1981 Australian Open, the first Swede to win the junior title. He defeated Pat Cash in the final. In Wimbledon later that year, he played in both the Men's Doubles and Singles, but wasn't able to make it past the first round in either. He lost to Ángel Giménez in the singles and with his partner Robert Booth was defeated in five set by Scott McCain and Steve Meister in the doubles.[5]

As a singles player he reached the quarter-finals at Metz in 1986 and was a semi-finalist in Madrid the following year. He again competed at Wimbledon in 1987 but lost in the opening round to American qualifier Ken Flach.

He was more successful on the doubles circuit, winning his first career title in the 1986 Geneva Open. The Swede was also a doubles finalist at Bologna in 1989 and doubles semi-finals at both Boston and Tel Aviv in 1986 and again in the 1989 Madrid Tennis Grand Prix.[6]

Grand Prix career finals[edit]

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 1986 Geneva, Switzerland Clay West Germany Andreas Maurer Argentina Gustavo Luza
Argentina Gustavo Tiberti
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 1. 1989 Bologna, Italy Clay Sweden Tomas Nydahl Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Javier Sánchez
2–6, 3–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 1986 Budapest, Hungary Clay Czechoslovakia Jaroslav Navrátil 6–1, 7–5
2. 1988 Nyon, Switzerland Clay Spain Francisco Clavet 2–6, 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: (5)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 1982 Tampere, Finland Clay Sweden Magnus Tideman Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner
Paraguay Francisco González
6–4, 7–6
2. 1986 Helsinki, Finland Carpet Sweden Peter Carlsson United States Kelly Jones
United States David Livingston
6–2, 4–6, 7–6
3. 1988 Clermont Ferrand, France Clay United States Rill Baxter France Jean-Philippe Fleurian
West Germany Andreas Maurer
7–6, 6–4
4. 1988 Tarbes, France Clay Portugal Joao Cunha-Silva Japan Eduardo Furusho
Brazil Cesar Kist
6–2, 6–1
5. 1989 Hossegor, France Clay Sweden Peter Svensson Sweden David Engel
South Africa Barry Moir
6–4, 7–5


  1. ^ Omtyckt besök av Jörgen och Daniel Windahl 7 January 2010 "De ca 30 medlemmar som dök upp den 3 januari i hallen fick vara med om ett mycket inspirerande, givande och trevligt tennismöte med Jörgen och Daniel Windahl (13 år)."
  2. ^ Svensk Tennis » Skåne » Helsingborgs TK "Jörgen Windahl Född: 1963"
  3. ^ "Itf bio". Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "ATP bio". Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  5. ^ ITF Tennis Profile
  6. ^ ATP World Tour Profile