Magnus Tideman

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Magnus Tideman
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Uppsala, Sweden
Born (1963-04-09) 9 April 1963 (age 54)
Uppsala, Sweden
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1989
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $134,531
Career record 14–35
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 100 (17 January 1983)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1988)
French Open 3R (1983)
Wimbledon 1R (1983)
Career record 51–66
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 43 (22 February 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1988)
French Open 2R (1983, 1985, 1986)
Wimbledon 1R (1983, 1986, 1987, 1988)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Wimbledon 2R (1986, 1988)

Magnus Tideman (born 9 April 1963), is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. He enjoyed most of his tennis success while playing doubles, winning 1 doubles title and achieved a career-high of World No. 43 in 1988. In singles, he reached the quarterfinals of Toulouse in 1982 (defeating Thierry Tulasne en route) and achieved a career-high ranking of World No. 100 in 1983. Tideman also defeated Manuel Orantes en route to the third round of the 1983 French Open.

After retiring from tennis he became a tennis coach. As of 2010 he is working for the British Lawn Tennis Association, and in 2011 he will be coaching 2010 Orange Bowl 18 & Under champion George Morgan.

Doubles titles (1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1983 Bordeaux, France Clay Sweden Stefan Simonsson Argentina Francisco Yunis
Argentina Juan Carlos Yunis
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1987 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Sweden Mikael Pernfors United States Rick Leach
United States Tim Pawsat
3–6, 4–6

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