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Åsa Svensson
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceVästerås, Sweden
Born (1975-06-16) 16 June 1975 (age 46)
Surahammar, Sweden
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro1992
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 1,569,134
Singles
Career record322-287 (52.9%)
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 (48.1%)
Career titles7 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 28 (9 October 2000)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1999, 2001)
French Open2R (1995, 1996, 2001, 2002)
Wimbledon2R (1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2002)
US Open3R (2002)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1997)
WimbledonQF (2002)
US Open2R (2001)

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 No. 28 of the world.

Biography

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

In January 2005, she announced she gave up tennis.[1]

WTA career finals

Singles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-1)
Tier III (2-1)
Tier IV & V (0-0)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. May 1994 Prague Open, Czech Republic Clay South Africa Amanda Coetzer 1-6, 6-7(14-16)
Loss 2. Apr 1995 VS Houston, United States Clay Germany Steffi Graf 1-6, 1-6
Win 1. Nov 1999 Malaysia Open Hard United States Erika deLone 6-2, 6-4
Win 2. Apr 2002 Bol Open, Croatia Clay Croatia Iva Majoli 6-3, 4-6, 6-1

Doubles: 16 (7 titles, 9 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (1-3)
Tier III (3-3)
Tier IV & V (3-3)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Feb 1994 Linz Open, Austria Carpet (i) Germany Caroline Schneider Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
2-6, 2-6
Loss 2. Jul 1998 Warsaw Open, Poland Clay Netherlands Seda Noorlander Czech Republic Kveta Peschke
Czech Republic Helena Vildová
2-6, 4-6
Loss 3. Aug 1998 Istanbul Open, Turkey Hard Argentina Florencia Labat Germany Meike Babel
Belgium Laurence Courtois
0-6, 2-6
Loss 4. Jul 1999 Palermo Open, Italy Clay Canada Sonya Jeyaseelan Slovenia Tina Kri?an
Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik
6-4, 3-6, 0-6
Win 5. Nov 1999 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard France Émilie Loit Russia Evgenia Koulikovskaya
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6-1, 6-4
Loss 6. Feb 2000 Paris Indoor, France Carpet (i) France Émilie Loit France Julie Halard-Decugis
France Sandrine Testud
6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Win 7. Feb 2000 Hanover Grand Prix, Germany Hard (i) Belarus Natasha Zvereva Italy Silvia Farina Elia
Slovakia Karina Hab?udová
6-3, 6-4
Loss 8. Jul 2000 Warsaw Open, Poland Clay Italy Rita Grande Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
5-7, 1-6
Loss 9. Feb 2001 Dubai Championships,
United Arab Emirates
Hard Slovakia Karina Hab?udová Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Netherlands Caroline Vis
0-6, 6-4, 2-6
Win 10. Jul 2001 Morocco Open Clay Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva 6-3, 6-7(4-7), 6-1
Win 11. Nov 2001 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard Uzbekistan Iroda Tulyaganova South Africa Liezel Huber
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
4-6, 6-3, 6-3
Loss 12. Dec 2001 Gold Coast, Australia Hard Netherlands Miriam Oremans United States Meghann Shaughnessy
Belgium Justine Henin
1-6, 6-7(6-8)
Loss 13. Apr 2002 Amelia Island Championships, United States Clay Argentina María Emilia Salerni Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová
4-6, 2-6
Win 14. Feb 2003 Copa Colsanitas, Colombia Clay Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik Slovenia Tina Kri?an
Ukraine Tatiana Perebiynis
6-2, 6-1
Win 15. Mar 2003 Mexican Open Clay France Émilie Loit Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6-3, 6-1
Win 16. Feb 2004 National Indoor, United States Carpet United States Meilen Tu Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
6-4, 7-6(7-0)

ITF finals

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 8 (3-5)

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

Doubles: 8 (6-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 22 October 1990 ITF Neumünster, Germany Clay Sweden Marie Linusson Germany Anke Marchl
Netherlands Christina Singer-Bath
2-6, 5-7
Winner 2. 13 January 1992 ITF 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 ITF Ronneby, Sweden Clay Sweden Marielle Wallin Sweden Catarina Bernstein
Australia Shannon Peters
6-2, 6-7(5), 6-7(5)
Winner 4. 7 March 1999 ITF 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 ITF Bordeaux, France Clay France Émilie Loit Bulgaria Lubomira Bacheva
Spain Cristina Torrens Valero
6-2, 7-6(1)
Winner 6. 11 October 1999 ITF Bordeaux, France Hard (i) France Émilie Loit France Alexandra Fusai
Italy Rita Grande
6-2, 7-6(5)
Winner 7. 28 October 2003 ITF Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i) Sweden Helena Ejeson Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle
Republic of Ireland Karen Nugent
6-3, 7-6(11)
Winner 8. 15 February 2004 ITF Midland, United States Hard (i) Sweden Sofia Arvidsson United States Allison Baker
United States Tara Snyder
7-6(5), 6-2

References

  1. ^ "Tenniskarriären över för Åsa Svensson" (in Swedish). Expressen. 10 January 2005. Retrieved 2021.

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