Jonas Svensson (tennis)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jonas Svensson
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1966-10-21) 21 October 1966 (age 48)
Goteburg, Sweden
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1985
Retired 1995
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,439,702
Singles
Career record 258-204 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 10 (23 March 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open QF (1989)
French Open SF (1988, 1990)
Wimbledon 3R (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)
US Open 4R (1987)
Doubles
Career record 55-101 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 49 (6 April 1987)
Last updated on: September 10, 2012.

Jonas Svensson (born 21 October 1966, in Gothenburg, Sweden) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

During his career, Svensson was a French Open semi-finalist twice (in 1988 and 1990) both times as unseeded player. In the 1988 French Open he defeated Ivan Lendl in the quarters and lost to Henri Leconte in the semis. In the 1990 French Open he defeated Sergi Bruguera in 5 sets in the 2nd round, who had earlier defeated Stefan Edberg, the top seed in the 1st round. He lost to Andre Agassi in the semis. In the 1989 Australian Open he defeated Boris Becker in the 4th round.

He won five top-level singles titles and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 10.

Singles wins (5)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (5)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1986 Cologne, Germany Hard Sweden Stefan Eriksson 6–7, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1986 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Argentina Martín Jaite 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 1986 Wembley, U.K. Carpet France Yannick Noah 2–6, 3–6, 7–6, 6–4, 5–7
Winner 2. 1987 Vienna, Austria Hard Israel Amos Mansdorf 1–6, 1–6, 6–2, 6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 1987 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Sweden Stefan Edberg 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 3. 1988 Metz, France Carpet Netherlands Michiel Schapers 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 1988 Munich, Germany Clay Argentina Guillermo Pérez-Roldán 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 1988 Wembley, U.K. Carpet Switzerland Jakob Hlasek 7–6, 6–3, 4–6, 0–6, 5–7
Runner-up 6. 1990 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet United States Brad Gilbert 1–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 1990 Toulouse, France Hard France Fabrice Santoro 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Runner-up 7. 1991 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet Sweden Stefan Edberg 2–6, 6–3, 5–7, 2–6
Winner 5. 1991 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet Sweden Anders Järryd 6–7(5–7), 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 8. 1993 Zaragoza, Spain Carpet Czech Republic Karel Nováček 6–3, 2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 9. 1993 Kuala Lumpur-2, Malaysia Hard (i) United States Michael Chang 0–6, 4–6

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open 1R NH A 4R QF 4R 3R 2R 2R 3R 0 / 8 16–8
French Open A 1R 2R SF 2R SF A 1R 3R A 0 / 7 14–7
Wimbledon A 2R 3R 3R 3R 3R A A 1R A 0 / 6 9–6
US Open A 3R 4R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R 0 / 9 11–9
Win–Loss 0–1 3–3 6–3 11–4 7–4 11–4 3–2 3–3 4–4 2–2 0 / 30 50–30
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Miami A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Monte Carlo 2R QF 1R QF 1R 0 / 5 6–5
Rome 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 5 3–5
Hamburg 1R 2R A 2R A 0 / 3 1–3
Canada A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati 1R 1R A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Stockholm 2R 1R 2R QF 1R 0 / 5 4–5
Paris SF SF A 2R A 0 / 3 7–3
Win–Loss 6–6 6–6 1–3 8–5 0–3 0 / 23 21–23
Ranking 103 21 30 22 41 11 29 81 33 183

External links[edit]