Anna-Karin Svensson

Anna-Karin Svensson (born 8 May 1974) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

Anna-Karin Svensson
Full nameAnna-Karin Svensson
Country (sports) Sweden
Born (1974-05-08) 8 May 1974 (age 48)
Retired1998
Prize money$23,814
Singles
Career record61–51
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 280 (17 March 1997)
Doubles
Career record97–36
Career titles14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 160 (28 October 1996)
Team competitions
Fed Cup6–4

BiographyEdit

Svensson played on the professional tour in the 1990s, with a best ranking in singles of 280 in the world. As a doubles player she had a breakthrough year in 1996 when she won seven ITF titles, to reach a career high ranking of 160.

Across 1996 and 1997 she featured in eight Fed Cup ties for Sweden. In Fed Cup play she had a 4/4 record in singles and won both of her two doubles matches.[1]

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (1–3)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 April 1995 Nairobi, Kenya Hard   Ivona Mihailova 4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 30 October 1995 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Åsa Svensson 1–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 22 January 1996 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Karin Ptaszek 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 26 January 1997 Båstad, Sweden Hard   Patty Van Acker 6–4, 5–7, 1–6

Doubles (14–10)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 7 February 1993 Rungsted, Denmark Carpet   Camilla Persson   Christine Goy
  Vanessa Matthys
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 5 September 1993 Burgas, Bulgaria Hard   Camilla Persson   Svetlana Krivencheva
  Elena Tatarkova
7–5, 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 6 February 1994 Rungsted, Denmark Carpet   Camilla Persson   Sofie Albinus
  Henriette Kjær Nielsen
W\O
Winner 4. 10 July 1994 Lohja, Finland Clay   Camilla Persson   Linda Jansson
  Katrina Saarinen
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 29 August 1994 London, United Kingdom Grass   Linda Jansson   Sabine Gerke
  Kristine Kurth
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 31 October 1994 Jūrmala, Latvia Hard (i)   Linda Jansson   Natalia Noreiko
  Marina Stets
1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 7. 16 January 1995 Turku, Finland Hard   Linda Jansson   Nanne Dahlman
  Petra Thorén
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 8. 23 January 1995 Båstad, Sweden Hard   Linda Jansson   Sandra Kleinová
  Jana Lubasová
4–6, 6–7
Winner 9. 30 January 1995 Rungsted, Denmark Carpet (i)   Linda Jansson   Anja Kostecki
  Karin Ptaszek
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 10. 25 September 1995 Telford, United Kingdom Hard (i)   Kaye Hand   Samantha Smith
  Jane Wood
6–4, 6–7(6), 3–6
Winner 11. 30 October 1995 Stockholm, Sweden Hard   Karin Ptaszek   Sofia Finér
  Annica Lindstedt
6–1, 6–3
Winner 12. 21 January 1996 Turku, Finland Carpet (i)   Karin Ptaszek   Sofia Finér
  Annica Lindstedt
6–2, 6–4
Winner 13. 27 January 1996 Bastad, Sweden Hard (i)   Karin Ptaszek   Sofia Finér
  Annica Lindstedt
6–3, 6–4
Winner 14. 31 March 1996 Caen, France Clay (i)   Annica Lindstedt   Claire Taylor
  Amanda Wainwright
6–4, 7–6
Winner 15. 7 April 1996 Athens, Greece Clay   Annica Lindstedt   Dragana Zarić
  Marlene Weingärtner
6–0, 6–2
Winner 16. 30 June 1996 Bastad, Sweden Clay   Annica Lindstedt   Tanja Karsten
  Karin Baleková
6–2, 6–4
Winner 17. 19 August 1996 Kyiv, Ukraine Clay   Réka Vidáts   Natalia Medvedeva
  Anna Zaporozhanova
7–5, 6–3
Winner 18. 20 October 1996 Flensberg, Germany Carpet (i)   Annica Lindstedt   Květa Peschke
  Magdalena Feistel
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 19. 25 January 1997 Bastad, Sweden Hard (i)   Patty Van Acker   Annica Lindstedt
  Dragana Zarić
7–6, 6–7, 3–6
Runner-up 20. 30 March 1997 Dinard, France Clay   Magalie Lamarre   Germana Di Natale
  Federica Fortuni
4–6, 5–7
Winner 21. 29 June 1997 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Annica Lindstedt   Sofia Finér
  Linda Jansson
W/O
Winner 22. 21 July 1997 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Sofia Finér   Petra Rampre
  Daphne van de Zande
6–4, 6–3
Winner 23. 2 November 1997 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet (i)   Annica Lindstedt   Olga Vymetálková
  Jana Macurová
3–6, 7–5, 6–3
Winner 24. 22 June 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Jenny Lindstrom   Gabriela Chmelinová
  Helena Fremuthová
7–6(1), 6–3

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Key Statistics". fedcup.com. Retrieved 20 September 2018.

External linksEdit