Mari Andersson
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Mari Andersson
Mari Andersson
Country (sports) Sweden
Born (1986-07-05) 5 July 1986 (age 33)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
PlaysRight (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$29,286
Career record90-64
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 335 (7 May 2007)
Career record60-40
Career titles9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 318 (14 May 2007)

Mari Andersson (born 5 July 1986) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.


Born in Seoul, South Korea, Andersson was adopted at three months of age by a Swedish couple and grew up in Båstad.[1]

Andersson made her only WTA main-draw appearance at the 2006 Nordea Nordic Light Open, where she featured in the women's doubles as a lucky loser from qualifying, partnering Nadja Roma.

From 2006 to 2007, she played in the doubles rubber of four Fed Cup ties for Sweden, winning all matches.[2]

On the ITF circuit, she won a total of 14 titles, five in singles and nine in doubles.

Retiring from the tour in 2008, Andersson moved to the United States and played collegiate tennis for the California Golden Bears of UC Berkeley. She partnered with Jana Juricová to win the NCAA doubles championship in 2009.[3]

See also


  1. ^ Simmons, Rusty (8 May 2009). "Cal's culture club goes for national title". San Francisco Chronicle.
  2. ^ "Key Statistics". Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Andersson and Juricova Claim NCAA Doubles Championship Crown". 25 May 2009. Retrieved 2018.

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