Jan Frode Andersen

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Jan Frode Andersen
Country (sports)  Norway
Residence Oslo, Norway
Born (1972-08-29) August 29, 1972 (age 44)
Asker, Norway
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1997
Retired 2005
Plays Left-handed
Prize money US$ 312,946
Singles
Career record 24–22
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 135 (March 29, 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (1999)
French Open 2R (2001)
Wimbledon Q1 (2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005)
US Open Q2 (2003)
Doubles
Career record 4–8
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 295 (July 14, 2003)
Team competitions
Davis Cup 30–22

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 third best player in Norwegian history, after Christian Ruud and Casper 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]

References[edit]

  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. 

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