Michael Mortensen

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Michael Mortensen
Country (sports)  Denmark
Born 12 March 1961
Glostrup, Denmark
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Retired 1994
Plays Right handed
Prize money USD$ 267,435
Singles
Career record 3–9
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 301 (26 November 1984)
Doubles
Career record 144–165
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 34 (18 April 1988)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1989)
French Open 3R (1985, 1989)
Wimbledon 2R (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990)
US Open QF (1985)
Coaching career (2011–)
Coaching achievements
Coachee Singles Titles total 1
List of notable tournaments
(with champion)

Michael Mortensen (born 12 March 1961, in Glostrup, Denmark), is a former professional tennis player from Denmark.

Mortensen achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 34 in 1988 and a career-high singles ranking of world No. 301 in 1984. Mortensen won five career ATP doubles titles.

Mortensen participated in 22 Davis Cup ties for Denmark from 1979 to 1990, posting an 11–13 record in doubles and a 12–14 record in singles.

Mortensen subsequently became a coach. He was the Captain of the Denmark Fed Cup team in 2011 competing for 2011 Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group I.[1] Among players he coached was the WTA top 5 Player and Chinese No. 1 Li Na who won the 2011 French Open Women's Singles title under Mortensen.

Career finals[edit]

Doubles: 12 finals (5 titles, 7 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1984 Nice, France Clay Sweden Jan Gunnarsson Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
6–1, 7–5
Winner 2. 1984 Båstad, Sweden Clay Sweden Jan Gunnarsson Spain Juan Avendaño
Brazil Fernando Roese
6–0, 6–0
Winner 3. 1984 Geneva, Switzerland Clay Sweden Mats Wilander Belgium Libor Pimek
Czech Republic Tomáš Šmíd
6–1, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 4. 1984 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Sweden Jan Gunnarsson Czech Republic Pavel Složil
United States Tim Wilkison
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 1985 Barcelona, Spain Clay Sweden Jan Gunnarsson Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 1987 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Iran Mansour Bahrami Chile Hans Gildemeister
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 3. 1988 Lyon, France Carpet United States Blaine Willenborg Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Broderick Dyke
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 1988 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay Sweden Anders Järryd Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 1988 Rye Brook, U.S. Hard United Kingdom Jeremy Bates United Kingdom Andrew Castle
United States Tim Wilkison
6–4, 5–7, 6–7
Winner 5. 1989 Lyon, France Carpet Germany Eric Jelen Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
United States John McEnroe
6–2, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 1990 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet Netherlands Tom Nijssen Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
France Guy Forget
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 1990 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Netherlands Michiel Schapers United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Gary Muller
6–7, 4–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wozniacki leads Europe/Africa nominations". m.fedcup.com. 4 January 2011. Retrieved 2017-03-29. 

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