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Elias Ymer

Elias Ymer
Elias Ymer 6, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Full nameElias Ymer
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
Born (1996-04-10) 10 April 1996 (age 25)
Skara, Sweden
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2014
PlaysRight-handed (two handed-backhand)
CoachGalo Blanco (2015)
Robin Söderling (2017-2018)
Christian Brydniak
Prize money$1,098,540
Singles
Career record22-53 (29.3% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 105 (11 June 2018)
Current rankingNo. 167 (28 June 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2015, 2018, 2021)
French Open2R (2018)
Wimbledon1R (2015)
US Open1R (2015)
Doubles
Career record7-9 (43.8%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 188 (16 October 2017)
Current rankingNo. 577 (28 June 2021)
Last updated on: 28 June 2021.

Elias Ymer (born 10 April 1996) is a Swedish tennis player.[1] He is the older brother of fellow tennis player Mikael Ymer.[2]

Career

Ymer was born in Skara. He has a career high ATP singles ranking of 105, achieved on 11 June 2018. He has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 188, achieved on 16 October 2017.[1]

Ymer made his ATP main draw singles debut at the 2013 Swedish Open where he lost in the first round to Grigor Dimitrov. Ymer received a wildcard at the 2014 Swedish Open defeating Mikhail Kukushkin in the first round before falling to João Sousa in the second round.

He qualified to the main draw of 2015 Australian Open after wins against Benoît Paire, Jan Mertl and Hyeon Chung. He lost in the first round against Go Soeda in five sets.[3]

At the 2015 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Ymer defeated Thiemo de Bakker and Nick Kyrgios to reach third round, where he lost to David Ferrer.

He qualified to the main draw of 2015 French Open after wins against Roberto Marcora, Bla? Rola and Roberto Carballés Baena. He lost in the first round against Luká? Rosol in straight sets.

Ymer won his first ATP Challenger title at the 2015 Città di Caltanissetta, beating American Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets.[4]

Ymer qualified to the main draw of 2015 Wimbledon Championships after wins against Thomas Fabbiano, Boy Westerhof and Guido Pella. He lost in the first round to 23rd seed Ivo Karlovi? in four sets.

Ymer qualified for all four Grand Slams in 2015 after coming through qualifying at the 2015 US Open.[5] He lost in the first round to Diego Schwartzman.

Ymer secured a place in the main draw for the 2018 French Open winning three qualifying matches.[6] There he won his first grand slam main draw match, beating Dudi Sela in straight sets.[7]

From 2017 to 2018, Ymer was coached by Robin Söderling.[8]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-0)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Oct 2016 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i) Sweden Mikael Ymer Croatia Mate Pavi?
New Zealand Michael Venus
6-1, 6-1

ATP Challengers and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 14 (11-3)

ATP Challengers (6-2)
ITF Futures (5-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 2013 Sweden F6, Falun Futures Hard (i) Switzerland Adrien Bossel 2-6, 6-4, 1-6
Win 1-1 Apr 2014 Egypt F12, Sharm el Sheikh Futures Clay Serbia Marko Tepavac 6-2, 6-3
Win 2-1 Apr 2014 Egypt F13, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Clay France Gleb Sakharov 7-5, 6-4
Win 3-1 May 2014 Sweden, Båstad Futures Clay Sweden Patrik Rosenholm 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(8-6)
Win 4-1 Jun 2014 Romania F3, Bac?u Futures Clay Dominican Republic José Hernández-Fernández 3-6, 7-6(7-2), 7-5
Win 5-1 Jun 2014 Netherlands F2, Alkmaar Futures Clay Chile Jorge Aguilar 6-1, 5-7, 6-2
Win 6-1 Jun 2015 Caltanissetta, Italy Challenger Clay United States Bjorn Fratangelo 6-3, 6-2
Win 7-1 Apr 2016 Barletta, Italy Challenger Clay Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek 7-5, 6-4
Win 8-1 Aug 2017 Cordenons, Italy Challenger Clay Spain Roberto Carballés Baena 6-2, 6-3
Win 9-1 Nov 2017 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France Challenger Hard (i) Germany Yannick Maden 7-5, 6-4
Win 10-1 Nov 2018 Mouilleron-le-Captif, France (2) Challenger Hard (i) Germany Yannick Maden 6-3, 7-6(7-5)
Win 11-1 Nov 2018 Pune, India Challenger Hard India Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-2, 7-5
Loss 11-2 Jun 2019 Lyon, France Challenger Clay France Corentin Moutet 4-6, 4-6
Loss 11-3 Jun 2021 Lyon, France Challenger Clay Uruguay Pablo Cuevas 2-6, 2-6

Doubles: 1 (0-1)

ATP Challengers (0-1)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2014 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay Russia Anton Zaitcev Philippines Ruben Gonzales
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
7-6(7-5), 6-7(10-12), [8-10]

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS P NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Current through the 2021 Astana Open.

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 1R Q1 Q1 1R A A 1R 0 / 3 0-3
French Open A A 1R Q2 Q2 2R Q1 Q2 Q1 0 / 2 1-2
Wimbledon A A 1R A Q2 Q1 Q1 NH Q1 0 / 1 0-1
US Open A A 1R A A Q1 Q1 A Q1 0 / 1 0-1
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-4 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 / 7 1-7
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A 1R A 1R NH 0 / 2 0-2
Miami Open A Q1 Q2 1R Q1 Q2 Q1 NH A 0 / 1 0-1
Monte-Carlo Masters A A Q2 A A A Q2 NH A 0 / 0 0-0
Canadian Open A A A A A Q2 A NH A 0 / 0 0-0
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 / 3 0-3
National representation
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 Z1 Z1 Z2 Z1 QR QR 0 / 0 8-12
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 2 8 7 5 7 5 0 6 41
Overall Win-Loss 1-2 2-5 4-9 2-9 4-5 5-9 1-7 0-1 3-6 22-53
Year-end ranking 769 228 136 160 144 115 176 205 29%

Doubles

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 W-L
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 0 1 2 4 2 0 1 11
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1
Overall Win-Loss 0-1 0-0 4-0 2-2 1-4 0-2 0-0 0-1 7-9
Year-end ranking 705 663 252 448 385 368 417 47%

References

  1. ^ a b "ATP Profile". atpworldtour.com. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Ymer makes most of Wimbledon reprieve". wimbledon.com. 11 July 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "Elias Ymer Player Profile". ausopen.com. Archived from the original on 10 September 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ "Ymer Continues Ascent With Maiden Challenger Title". atpworldtour.com. 14 June 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ "Five Teens Lead Youth Movement In New York". atpworldtour.com. 28 August 2015. Retrieved 2015.
  6. ^ https://www.sportstarlive.com/tennis/prajnesh-misses-french-open-main-draw/article23988361
  7. ^ https://www.expressen.se/sport/tennis/just-nu-succe-for-ymer-i-franska-oppna/
  8. ^ Sharp, Alex (7 June 2018). "Soderling on Nadal: 'His motivation is amazing'". Roland Garros. Retrieved 2018.

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