Mikael Ymer

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Mikael Ymer
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Ymer at the 2019 French Open
Full nameMikael Wondwosen Ymer
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
Born (1998-09-09) 9 September 1998 (age 22)
Skara, Sweden
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$693,421
Singles
Career record22–25 (46.8%) (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 67 (2 March 2020)
Current rankingNo. 80 (21 September 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2020)
French Open2R (2019)
WimbledonQ3 (2019)
US Open1R (2020)
Doubles
Career record6–7 (46.2%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 187 (16 October 2017)
Current ranking1049 (9 March 2020)
Last updated on: 22 March 2020.

Mikael Ymer (born 9 September 1998, in Skara) is an ethnic Ethiopian tennis player representing Sweden. He is the younger brother of fellow tennis player Elias Ymer.[1] Mikael played the 2015 Wimbledon junior boys final where he was defeated by American Reilly Opelka.

Career[edit]

Ymer has a career high ATP singles ranking of world No. 73, achieved in October 2019. In the ATP doubles ranking his career high is No. 187, achieved in October 2017.

Ymer made his first junior major final at 2015 Wimbledon, where he lost to Reilly Opelka in straight sets.

In 2015 Ymer managed to claim his second European Championships title (U18), beating Bernabé Zapata Miralles in the final in straight sets.

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2016 Stockholm Open,
Sweden
250 Series Hard (i) Sweden Elias Ymer Croatia Mate Pavić
New Zealand Michael Venus
6–1, 6–1

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals[edit]

Singles: 9 (6–3)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger (4–2)
ITF Futures (2–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 May 2015 Sweden F3, Båstad Futures Clay Romania Dragoș Nicolae Mădăraș 2–6, 6–1, 6–2
Loss 1–1 Sep 2015 Sweden F5, Danderyd Futures Hard (i) United Kingdom Joe Salisbury 6–7(3–6), 6–3, 3–6
Win 2–1 Feb 2017 France F4, Lille Futures Hard (i) Netherlands Botic van de Zandschulp 6–2, 6–3
Win 3–1 Jan 2019 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard United States Noah Rubin 6–3, 6–3
Loss 3–2 April 2019 Murcia, Spain Challenger Clay Spain Roberto Carballés Baena 6–2, 0–6, 2–6
Loss 3–3 May 2019 Bordeaux, France Challenger Clay France Lucas Pouille 3–6, 3–6
Win 4–3 July 2019 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay Netherlands Tallon Griekspoor 6–3, 5–7, 6–3
Win 5–3 Sep 2019 Orléans, France Challenger Hard (i) France Grégoire Barrère 6–3, 7-5
Win 6–3 Oct 2019 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France Challenger Hard (i) France Mathias Bourgue 6–1, 6-4

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–0)
ITF Futures (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 May 2015 Sweden F2, Båstad Futures Clay Sweden Daniel Appelgren Sweden Jonathan Mridha
Sweden Fred Simonsson
1–6, 7–6(7–5), [7–10]

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Boys' Singles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 2015 Wimbledon Grass United States Reilly Opelka 6–7(5–7), 4–6

Performance timelines[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles[edit]

Current through the 2019 Swedish Open.

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
French Open A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Wimbledon A A A A Q3 NH 0 / 0 0–0
US Open A A A A Q1 1R 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 0 / 2 2–2
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Miami Open A A 1R 2R 1R NH 0 / 3 1–3
Rome Masters A A A A A Q3 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati Masters A A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
Paris Masters A A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0
National representation
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 Z2 Z1 QR NH 0 / 0 7–4
Career statistics
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Career
Tournaments 1 1 5 3 5 6 21
Overall Win–Loss 2–1 1–3 2–5 5–4 6–7 6–6 22–26
Year-end ranking 596 497 417 255 74 45.83%

Doubles[edit]

2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 3 2 1 7
Titles / Finals 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1
Overall Win–Loss 4–0 2–3 0–2 0–1 6–6
Year-end ranking 276 496 N/A 50%

Record against Top 10 players[edit]

Ymer's match record against those who have been ranked in the top 10 is as follows:

*As of 25 September 2020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ymer makes most of Wimbledon reprieve". Retrieved 12 July 2015.

External links[edit]