Fredrik Jonsson
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Fredrik Jonsson
Fredrik Jonsson
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceMalmö, Sweden
Born (1977-03-28) 28 March 1977 (age 45)
Malmö, Sweden
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$291,169
Singles
Career record8-28
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 108 (17 July 2000)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (2000)
French OpenQ3 (2001)
Wimbledon1R (2000, 2001)
US Open3R (1999)
Doubles
Career record1-1
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 458 (4 October 1999)

Fredrik Jonsson (born 28 March 1977) is a retired tennis player from Sweden, who turned professional in 1996.[1] The right-hander reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 108 in July 2000. Jonsson comes from the same hometown as teenage colleague-star Andreas Vinciguerra.

Tennis career

Juniors

As a junior, Jonsson reached as high as No. 19 in the world singles rankings in 1995. His best result was reaching the semifinals at the 1995 Junior Italian Open where he lost to the eventual champion, Mariano Zabaleta.[2]

Pro career

Jonsson made his ATP main draw singles debut, as a qualifier, at the 1986 Swedish Open where he lost in the first round to Carlos Costa. He subsequently participated mainly on the ITF Futures circuit and the ATP Challenger Tour. In September 1998, he reached his first final on the Challenger tour, when he lost in the final of the Budva Challenger against Tomas Behrend. In October 1998, he won the Samarkand Challenger by beating Oleg Ogorodov in the final.

In Grand Slam tennis, his best performance was at the 1999 US Open, when he reached the third round and beat world number 16, Nicolás Lapentti in the second round, before losing to Slava Dosed?l.[1]

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 7 (3-4)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-3)
ITF Futures (2-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Mar 1998 Greece F3, Chalkida Futures Hard Germany Jan-Ralph Brandt 2-6, 1-6
Loss 0-2 Sep 1998 Budva, Yugoslavia Challenger Clay Germany Tomas Behrend 6-3, 3-6, 2-6
Win 1-2 Sep 1998 Sweden F3, Gothenburg Futures Hard Sweden Nicklas Timfjord 6-3, 6-4
Win 2-2 Oct 1998 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay Uzbekistan Oleg Ogorodov 7-6, 6-3
Loss 2-3 Aug 1999 Poznan, Poland Challenger Clay Spain Galo Blanco 4-6, 2-6
Win 3-3 Apr 2001 USA F8, Little Rock, Arkansas Futures Hard Netherlands Martin Verkerk 6-3, 6-4
Loss 3-4 May 2001 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard Switzerland Ivo Heuberger 6-4, 5-7, 2-6

References

  1. ^ a b ATP World Tour: Fredrik Jonsson
  2. ^ "Fredrik Jonsson - Juniors". www.itftennis.com. Retrieved .{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)



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