Johan Landsberg

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Johan Landsberg
Country (sports)  Sweden
Born (1974-12-30) 30 December 1974 (age 41)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1997
Plays Right-handed
Coach(es) Ted Mellin
Prize money $444,539
Singles
Career record 0–3
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 513 (25 October 1999)
Doubles
Career record 78–109
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 48 (9 October 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2000)
French Open 2R (2001, 2003)
Wimbledon 2R (2001, 2004, 2005)
US Open 3R (2002)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open 1R (2000)
Wimbledon QF (2002)

Johan Landsberg (born 30 December 1974) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

Career[edit]

Landsberg, a doubles specialist, competed in 21 Grand Slam men's doubles tournaments over the course of his career. He also played mixed doubles in five of those events, the 2000 French Open and every Wimbledon Championship from 2000 to 2003. His best result in the mixed was making the quarter-finals of the 2002 Wimbledon Championships, partnering countrywoman Åsa Svensson. In the men's doubles he twice reached the third round, the first time being his Grand Slam debut, at the 2000 Australian Open. Landsberg and his partner Simon Aspelin defeated the number six seeds in that tournament, South Africans David Adams and John-Laffnie de Jager. His second appearance in the third round appearance came in the 2002 US Open, with Tom Vanhoudt. His other men's doubles partners at Grand Slam level were Stephen Huss, Thomas Johansson, Aleksandar Kitinov, Jarkko Nieminen Peter Nyborg, Robin Söderling and Jeff Tarango.[1]

The Swede won two ATP doubles titles during his career, at the 2000 Open 13 and in Bucharest the following year. He made his final ATP World Tour appearance in the 2007 Swedish Open and now coaches Finnish tennis player Harri Heliövaara.[2]

ATP Career Finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (2–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 2000 Marseille, France Hard Sweden Simon Aspelin Spain Juan Ignacio Carrasco
Spain Jairo Velasco, Jr.
7–6(7–2), 6–4
Runner-up 2. 2001 Milan, Italy Carpet Belgium Tom Vanhoudt Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Sjeng Schalken
6–7(5–7), 6–7(4–7)
Winner 3. 2001 Bucharest, Romania Clay Republic of Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov Argentina Pablo Albano
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [10–6]

Challenger Titles[edit]

Doubles: (6)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1999 Kiev, Ukraine Clay Sweden Simon Aspelin Hungary Gábor Köves
Austria Thomas Strengberger
6–3, 4–6, 6–2
2. 2002 Heilbronn, Germany Carpet Republic of Macedonia Aleksandar Kitinov Czech Republic František Čermák
Czech Republic Ota Fukárek
6–7(5–7), 6–3, 6–1
3. 2003 Heilbronn, Germany Carpet Sweden Simon Aspelin Czech Republic Petr Pála
Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
6–4, 6–4
4. 2005 Budapest, Hungary Clay Australia Stephen Huss Israel Amir Hadad
Israel Harel Levy
7–6(7–4), 6–1
5. 2005 Granby, Canada Hard Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-hsun Canada Philip Bester
Canada Frank Dancevic
4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–5
6. 2005 Kolding, Denmark Carpet Australia Stephen Huss Denmark Frederik Nielsen
Denmark Rasmus Norby
1–6, 7–6(7–4), [10–8]

References[edit]

External links[edit]