Bjorn Rehnquist
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Bjorn Rehnquist
Björn Rehnquist
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceGothenburg, Sweden
Born (1978-01-05) January 5, 1978 (age 44)
Borås, Sweden
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro1997
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$363,078
Singles
Career record4-11
Career titles0
5 Challenger 3 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 146 (9 December 2002)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (2006, 2009)
French OpenQ2 (2003, 2009)
WimbledonQ2 (2002, 2008)
US Open1R (2002)
Doubles
Career record0-2
Career titles0
1 Challenger 5 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 345 (22 September 2003)
Last updated on: May 29, 2022.

Björn Rehnquist (born January 5, 1978 in Borås, Sweden) is a professional Swedish tennis player.[1]

Tennis career

Juniors

Rehnquist had an outstanding junior career, winning the Australian Open Boys' Singles in 1996 and reaching as high as No. 3 in the world in singles the same year (and No. 7 in doubles).

Junior Grand Slam finals

Singles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1996 Australian Open Hard Sweden Mattias Hellstrom 2-6, 6-2, 7-5
Loss 1996 French Open Clay Spain Alberto Martín 3-6, 6-7

Australian Open: W (1996)
French Open: F (1996)
Wimbledon: 3R (1995)
US Open: QF (1994)

Pro tour

The Swede competed in the 2006 Australian Open, losing to 20th seed Radek ?t?pánek 6-1, 6-2, 6-2, and at the 2009 Australian Open, but lost in the first round 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to eventual semi-finalist Andy Roddick.

Rehnquist won 5 Challenger titles in his career.

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 15 (8-7)

Legend
ATP Challenger (5-2)
ITF Futures (3-5)
Finals by surface
Hard (5-4)
Clay (1-2)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jun 1999 Finland F1, Oulu Futures Clay Sweden Johan Ortegren 4-6, 6-4, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Sep 1999 Norway F1, Oslo Futures Carpet Sweden Johan Settergren 3-6, 2-6
Win 1-2 May 2000 USA F11, Tampa Futures Clay Bosnia and Herzegovina Kristian Capalik 6-7(2-7), 7-5, 6-1
Win 2-2 Mar 2001 New Zealand F1, Ashburton Futures Hard United States Chris Magyary 6-2, 5-7, 6-2
Loss 2-3 Mar 2001 New Zealand F2, Christchurch Futures Hard Greece Vasilis Mazarakis 0-6, 3-6
Win 3-3 Mar 2001 Hamilton, New Zealand Challenger Hard United Kingdom Martin Lee 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
Loss 3-4 Apr 2001 Great Britain F3, Bournemouth Futures Clay Australia Todd Larkham 2-6, 0-6
Loss 3-5 Oct 2002 Burbank, United States Challenger Hard United States Robby Ginepri 6-7(6-8), 1-6
Win 4-5 Apr 2003 Greece F2, Kalamata Futures Hard Czech Republic Petr Kralert 6-0, 6-1
Win 5-5 Jun 2003 Atlantic City, United States Challenger Hard United States Jeff Salzenstein 6-4, 6-4
Loss 5-6 Jun 2004 Tallahassee, United States Challenger Hard United States Cecil Mamiit 4-6, 6-4, 5-7
Win 6-6 Nov 2005 Helsinki, Finland Challenger Hard Czech Republic Tomas Cakl 7-6(7-2), 7-6(7-4)
Loss 6-7 Sep 2006 Sweden F4, Gothenburg Futures Hard Sweden Joachim Johansson 1-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 7-7 Feb 2008 Guangzhou, China Challenger Hard Thailand Danai Udomchoke 2-6, 7-6(7-4), 6-2
Win 8-7 Jul 2008 Manchester, United Kingdom Challenger Grass United Kingdom Richard Bloomfield 7-6(10-8), 0-6, 6-3

Doubles: 7 (6-1)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-1)
ITF Futures (5-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (5-1)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jun 1999 Finland F1, Oulu Futures Clay Sweden Mikael Maatta Russia Mikhail Elgin
Finland Timo Nieminen
7-6, 6-4
Win 2-0 Oct 1999 Great Britain F11, Leeds Futures Hard Sweden Nicklas Timfjord Switzerland Yves Allegro
France Olivier Patience
6-4, 7-6
Win 3-0 Oct 2000 Finland F1, Vierumäki Futures Hard Sweden Matthis Kempe-Bergman Sweden Mattias Pennonen
Sweden Tobias Steinel-Hansson
3-6, 6-2, 7-5
Win 4-0 Mar 2001 New Zealand F2, Christchurch Futures Hard Sweden Henrik Andersson Australia Luke Bourgeois
Australia Andrew Painter
3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Win 5-0 Sep 2001 Sweden F1, Gothenburg Futures Hard Sweden Johan Kareld Sweden Jonas Froberg
Sweden Robin Soderling
7-6(7-3), 6-4
Win 6-0 Oct 2002 Burbank, United States Challenger Hard South Africa Louis Vosloo Brazil Daniel Melo
Peru Ivan Miranda
7-6(8-6), 6-1
Loss 6-1 Apr 2006 Cardiff, United Kingdom Challenger Hard Sweden Filip Prpic Germany Philipp Petzschner
Austria Alexander Peya
6-4, 3-6, [7-10]

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.

Singles

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q2 Q1 Q1 A 1R A Q2 1R 0 / 2 0-2 0%
French Open Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 A A Q1 Q2 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon Q2 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q1 A Q2 Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 A A Q2 A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-loss 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 / 3 0-3 0%


References

  1. ^ Rehnquist. "Player profile". www.itftennis.com. Retrieved .

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