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Åsa Svensson
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceVästerås, Sweden
Born (1975-06-16) 16 June 1975 (age 44)
Surahammar, Sweden
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$ 1,569,134
Singles
Career record322 - 287
Career titles2 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 28 (1 April 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1997,2000,2002)
French Open4R (2000)
Wimbledon2R (1998)
US Open4R (1996)
Doubles
Career record206 - 222
Career titles7 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 28 (9 October 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1999,2001)
French Open2R (1995,96,2001,02)
Wimbledon2R (1994,95,96,2000,2002)
US Open3R (2002)

Åsa Svensson (born Carlsson; 16 June 1975) is a former tennis player from Sweden, who turned professional in 1992. She won two singles and seven doubles titles in her career. The right-hander reached her highest individual ranking on the WTA Tour on 1 April 1996, when she became the number 28 of the world.

Biography

Svensson trains at Royal Lawn Tennis Club in Stockholm. She married Niclas Svensson on 8 December 2001 and travels on the tour with him; her maiden name is Carlsson..Her father's name is Lennart; mother's name is Signe.

WTA Tour finals

Singles: 4 (2-2)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (0-1) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (2-1) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (0) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 9 May 1994 Prague, Czech Republic Clay South Africa Amanda Coetzer 1-6, 6-7
Runner-up 2. 10 April 1995 Houston, United States Clay Germany Steffi Graf 1-6, 1-6
Winner 1. 8 November 1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard United States Erika deLone 6-2, 6-4
Winner 2. 29 April 2002 Bol, Croatia Clay Croatia Iva Majoli 6-3, 4-6, 6-1

Doubles: 16 (7-9)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
WTA Championships (0)
Tier I (0) Premier Mandatory (0)
Tier II (1-3) Premier 5 (0)
Tier III (3-3) Premier (0)
Tier IV & V (3-3) International (0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 17 February 1994 Linz, Austria Carpet (i) Germany Caroline Schneider Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 2. 27 July 1998 Sopot, Poland Clay Netherlands Seda Noorlander Czech Republic Kveta Peschke
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. 9 August 1998 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Argentina Florencia Labat Germany Meike Babel
Belgium Laurence Courtois
0-6, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 12 July 1999 Palermo, Italy Clay Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan Slovenia Tina Kri?an
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6-4, 3-6, 0-6
Winner 5. 21 November 1999 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard France Émilie Loit Russia Evgenia Koulikovskaya
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6-1, 6-4
Runner-up 6. 7 February 2000 Paris, France Carpet (i) France Émilie Loit France Julie Halard-Decugis
France Sandrine Testud
6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Winner 7. 14 February 2000 Hanover, Germany Hard (i) Belarus Natasha Zvereva Italy Silvia Farina Elia
Slovakia Karina Hab?udová
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 8. 17 July 2000 Sopot, Poland Clay Italy Rita Grande Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
5-7, 1-6
Runner-up 9. 24 February 2001 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Slovakia Karina Hab?udová Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
0-6, 6-4, 2-6
Winner 10. 29 July 2001 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 6-1
Winner 11. 11 November 2001 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova South Africa Liezel Huber
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 12. 30 December 2001 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Netherlands Miriam Oremans United States Meghann Shaughnessy
Belgium Justine Henin
1-6, 6-7(6)
Runner-up 13. 14 April 2002 Amelia Island, United States Clay Argentina María Emilia Salerni Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
4-6, 2-6
Winner 14. 17 February 2003 Bogotá, Colombia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Slovenia Tina Kri?an
Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
6-2, 6-1
Winner 15. 2 March 2003 Acapulco, Mexico Clay France Émilie Loit Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6-3, 6-1
Winner 16. 22 February 2004 Memphis, United States Carpet United States Meilen Tu Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
6-4, 7-6(0)

ITF finals

Singles Finals (3-5)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 4 November 1991 Ljusdal, Sweden Carpet (i) Germany Michaela Seibold 6-3, 6-2
Winner 2. 13 January 1992 Helsinki, Finland Carpet (i) Denmark Sofie Albinus 6-3, 6-3
Runner-up 3. 29 June 1992 Ronneby, Sweden Clay Austria Marion Maruska 6-4, 1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 31 August 1992 Klagenfurt, Austria Clay Romania Ruxandra Dragomir 4-6, 3-6
Winner 5. 30 October 1995 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i) Sweden Anna-Karin Svensson 6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 6. 23 September 1996 Limoges, France Hard (i) Belgium Dominique Monami 6-2, 6-7(4-7), 1-6
Runner-up 7. 8 April 2001 Boynton Beach, United States Clay Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová 6-3, 3-6, 1-6
Runner-up 8. 11 July 2004 Darmstadt, Germany Clay Romania Magda Mihalache 1-6, 6-3, 5-7

Doubles (6-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 22 October 1990 Neumünster, Germany Clay Sweden Marie Linusson Germany Anke Marchl
Netherlands Christina Singer-Bath
2-6, 5-7
Winner 2. 13 January 1992 Helsinki, Finland Carpet (i) Sweden Marielle Wallin Finland Anne Aallonen
Finland Marja-Liisa Kuurne
0-6, 7-5, 6-2
Runner-up 3. 28 June 1993 Ronneby, Sweden Clay Sweden Marielle Wallin Sweden Catarina Bernstein
Australia Shannon Peters
6-2, 6-7(5-7), 6-7(5-7)
Winner 4. 7 March 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Belgium Laurence Courtois Italy Laura Golarsa
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
6-3, 5-7, 6-0
Winner 5. 19 September 1999 Bordeaux, France Clay France Émilie Loit Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Spain Cristina Torrens Valero
6-2, 7-6(7-1)
Winner 6. 11 October 1999 Bordeaux, France Hard (i) France Émilie Loit France Alexandra Fusai
Italy Rita Grande
6-2, 7-6(7-5)
Winner 7. 28 October 2003 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i) Sweden Helena Ejeson Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle
Republic of Ireland Karen Nugent
6-3, 7-6(13-11)
Winner 8. 15 February 2004 Midland, Texas, United States Hard (i) Sweden Sofia Arvidsson United States Allison Baker
United States Tara Snyder
7-6(7-5), 6-2

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