Nicklas Kroon

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Niclas Kroon
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1966-02-05) 5 February 1966 (age 51)
Karlstad, Sweden
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 1986
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $448,124
Career record 48–65
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 46 (11 December 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1988, 1989)
French Open 4R (1990)
Wimbledon 3R (1990)
US Open 1R (1988)
Career record 26–47
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 94 (27 February 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1988, 1989)
Wimbledon 1R (1988, 1989)
US Open 1R (1988)

Niclas Kroon (born 5 February 1966) is a former tennis player from Sweden. The right-hander turned pro in 1986 and reached his career-high singles ranking on the ATP Tour of World No. 49 in December 1989. His best performance at a Grand Slam came at the 1990 French Open, where he reached the fourth round.

During his career, Kroon was known for the 'Vicht' salute as a form of celebration. This was later adopted by Lleyton Hewitt, who bought the rights to the trademark after Kroon had mistakenly let it lapse.[1]

Singles titles[edit]

Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
1. 1989 Brisbane, Australia Hard Australia Mark Woodforde 4–6, 6–2, 6–4


  1. ^ "C'mon Lleyton, That's a Bit Rich". The Courier-Mail. News. 23 December 2007. Archived from the original on 24 January 2009. 

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