Jan Apell
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Jan Apell

Jan Apell
Country (sports)Sweden Sweden
ResidenceKungsbacka, Sweden
Born (1969-11-04) 4 November 1969 (age 53)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1988
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$1,404,957
Singles
Career record44-68
Career titles0
3 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 62 (31 July 1995)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (1995, 1998)
French Open1R (1995)
Wimbledon2R (1995)
US Open2R (1994)
Doubles
Career record121-73
Career titles9
7 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 10 (20 June 1994)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1994)
French OpenF (1994)
Wimbledon3R (1994, 1995)
US Open2R (1992)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsW (1994)
Mixed doubles
Career titles0
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
WimbledonQF (1993)
Last updated on: 30 September 2022.

Jan Apell (born 4 November 1969) is a former tennis player from Sweden, who in 1994 won the ATP Tour World Championship in doubles and Davis Cup. The left-hander has retired from tennis unbeaten in Davis Cup after five matches, and played most of his career with Jonas Björkman.[1] He also has a Son call Emil Apell and a Daughter named Elin Apell.

ATP career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP Masters Series (0-0)
ATP Championship Series (0-1)
ATP World Series (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (0-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0-1)
Indoors (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 1995 Stuttgart, Germany Championship Series Clay Austria Thomas Muster 2-6, 2-6

Doubles: 15 (9 titles, 6 runners-up)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0-1)
ATP World Tour Finals (1-0)
ATP Masters Series (0-2)
ATP Championship Series (0-0)
ATP World Series (8-3)
Finals by surface
Hard (4-1)
Clay (3-2)
Grass (1-1)
Carpet (1-2)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (7-4)
Indoors (2-2)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Apr 1993 Seoul, South Korea World Series Hard Sweden Peter Nyborg United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Gary Muller
5-7, 7-6, 6-2
Loss 1-1 Nov 1993 Moscow, Russia World Series Carpet Sweden Jonas Björkman Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
1-6, ret.
Win 2-1 Feb 1994 Scottsdale, United States World Series Hard United States Ken Flach United States Alex O'Brien
Australia Sandon Stolle
6-4, 6-4
Loss 2-2 Jun 1994 Roland Garos, France Grand Slam Clay Sweden Jonas Björkman Zimbabwe Byron Black
United States Jonathan Stark
4-6, 6-7
Win 3-2 Jun 1994 Queen's, United Kingdom World Series Grass Sweden Jonas Björkman Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3-6, 7-6, 6-4
Win 4-2 Jul 1994 Båstad, Sweden World Series Clay Sweden Jonas Björkman Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Mikael Tillström
6-2, 6-3
Win 5-2 Aug 1994 Schenectady, United States World Series Hard Sweden Jonas Björkman Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6-4, 7-6
Loss 5-3 Oct 1994 Tel Aviv, Israel World Series Hard Sweden Jonas Björkman South Africa Lan Bale
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
7-6. 2-6, 6-7
Loss 5-4 Oct 1994 Stockholm, Sweden Masters Series Carpet Sweden Jonas Björkman Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
3-6, 4-6
Win 6-4 Nov 1994 Antwerp, Belgium World Series Carpet Sweden Jonas Björkman Netherlands Hendrik Jan Davids
Canada Sébastien Lareau
4-6, 6-1, 6-2
Win 7-4 Nov 1994 Jakarta, Indonesia ATP Finals Hard Sweden Jonas Björkman Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
6-4, 4-6, 4-6, 7-6(7-5), 7-6(8-6)
Loss 7-5 May 1995 Rome, Italy Masters Series Clay Sweden Jonas Björkman Czech Republic Cyril Suk
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
3-6. 4-6
Loss 7-6 Jun 1995 Queen's, United Kingdom World Series Grass Sweden Jonas Björkman United States Todd Martin
United States Pete Sampras
6-7, 4-6
Win 8-6 Jul 1995 Båstad, Sweden World Series Clay Sweden Jonas Björkman Australia Jon Ireland
Australia Andrew Kratzmann
6-3, 6-0
Win 9-6 Apr 1996 Paget, Bermuda World Series Clay South Africa Brent Haygarth Australia Pat Cash
Australia Patrick Rafter
3-6, 6-1, 6-3

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 7 (3-4)

Legend
ATP Challenger (3-4)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1-2)
Clay (1-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-1)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 1991 Nagoya, Japan Challenger Hard United States John Stimpson 1-6, 3-6
Win 1-1 Jul 1991 Hanko, Finland Challenger Clay Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri 6-2, 6-4
Win 2-1 Oct 1992 Cherbourg, France Challenger Carpet Germany Christian Saceanu 6-3, 6-7, 7-6
Loss 2-2 Jul 1993 Ostend, Belgium Challenger Clay France Jean-Philippe Fleurian 6-7, 5-7
Loss 2-3 Nov 1993 Aachen, Germany Challenger Carpet Sweden Jonas Björkman 3-6, 6-3, 5-7
Loss 2-4 Mar 1996 Stockholm, Sweden Challenger Hard Belgium Johan Van Herck 3-6, 5-7
Win 3-4 Nov 1997 Réunion Island, Réunion Challenger Hard France Arnaud Clement 6-4, 7-6

Doubles: 13 (7-6)

Legend
ATP Challenger (7-6)
ITF Futures (0-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-2)
Clay (4-2)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (3-2)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 1990 Gevrey-Chambertin, France Challenger Carpet Sweden Peter Nyborg Iran Mansour Bahrami
France Rodolphe Gilbert
5-7, 2-6
Win 1-1 Jul 1991 Hanko, Finland Challenger Clay Finland Olli Rahnasto Sweden Patrik Albertsson
Sweden Jorgen Windahl
walkover
Win 2-1 Sep 1991 Graz, Austria Challenger Clay Israel Raviv Weidenfeld Canada Sebastien Leblanc
Germany Markus Naewie
6-3, 6-3
Loss 2-2 Sep 1991 Messina, Italy Challenger Hard Germany Markus Naewie Italy Renzo Furlan
Argentina Guillermo Perez-Roldan
4-6, 2-6
Loss 2-3 Apr 1992 Birmingham, United States Challenger Clay Sweden Peter Nyborg United States Bret Garnett
Sweden Tobias Svantesson
4-6, 6-7
Win 3-3 Jun 1992 Salzburg, Austria Challenger Clay Sweden Mikael Tillstrom Spain Jordi Arrese
Sweden Nils Holm
3-6, 6-2, 6-2
Win 4-3 Jan 1993 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Carpet Sweden Jonas Björkman United States Brian Devening
Sweden Peter Nyborg
6-2, 7-6
Loss 4-4 Feb 1993 Wolfsburg, Germany Challenger Carpet Denmark Michael Mortensen United States Donald Johnson
India Leander Paes
6-7, 1-6
Win 5-4 Feb 1993 Rennes, France Challenger Carpet Sweden Jonas Björkman Portugal Joao Cunha-Silva
Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner
7-6, 6-3
Loss 5-5 Aug 1993 Liège, Belgium Challenger Clay Australia Paul Kilderry South Africa Brendan Curry
South Africa Kirk Haygarth
3-6, 6-4, 4-6
Win 6-5 Aug 1993 Geneva, Switzerland Challenger Clay Sweden Nicklas Utgren Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri
Argentina Christian Miniussi
6-4, 6-2
Win 7-5 Nov 1993 Aachen, Germany Challenger Carpet Sweden Jonas Björkman United States Mike Briggs
United States Trevor Kronemann
7-5, 7-6
Loss 7-6 Mar 1995 Indian Wells, United States Challenger Hard United States Mike Bauer Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Mikael Tillstrom
6-7, 4-6

Performance timelines

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 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A A A 1R Q2 2R 1R A 2R Q2 0 / 5 2-5 29%
French Open A A A A Q1 A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Wimbledon A Q1 A A Q2 A 2R A A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
US Open A A A Q1 A 2R 1R A A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Win-loss 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-1 2-4 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0 / 9 4-9 31%
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A A Q3 A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Miami A A A A A 3R 2R A A A A 0 / 2 3-2 60%
Monte Carlo A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Hamburg A 1R A A A 2R A A A 1R A 0 / 3 1-3 25%
Rome A A A A A Q3 A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Cincinnati A A A A A Q2 A A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-3 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 / 6 4-6 40%

Doubles

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R A A A A SF 1R 3R A 2R 0 / 5 7-5 58%
French Open A A A A 1R F 2R A A A 0 / 3 6-3 67%
Wimbledon A Q1 A A 1R 3R 3R A A A 0 / 3 4-3 57%
US Open A A A 2R A 1R A A A A 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Win-loss 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-2 11-4 3-3 2-1 0-0 1-1 0 / 13 18-13 58%
Year-end Championships
ATP Finals Did Not Qualify W Did Not Qualify 1 / 1 4-1 80%
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells A A A A A QF QF A A A 0 / 2 3-2 60%
Miami A A A A A QF 2R A A A 0 / 2 2-2 50%
Monte Carlo A A A A A 2R A A A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Hamburg A A A A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Rome A A A A A QF F A A A 0 / 2 6-2 75%
Cincinnati A A A A A 1R A A A A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 7-6 5-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 9 12-9 57%

See also

References

  1. ^ "Davis Cup - Players". www.daviscup.com. Retrieved 2020.

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