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Henrik Holm (born 22 August 1968) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden, who turned professional in 1988. The right-hander won five doubles titles, reached the quarterfinals of the 1992 Stockholm Masters and achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of World No. 17 in July 1993.

Henrik Holm
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1968-08-22) 22 August 1968 (age 50)
Täby, Sweden
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1988
Retired1999
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,693,931
Singles
Career record96–110
Career titles0
6 Challengers
Highest rankingNo. 17 (5 July 1993)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1994)
French Open2R (1993, 1994)
Wimbledon4R (1992)
US Open3R (1993)
Doubles
Career record95–91
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 10 (16 May 1994)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1994)
French Open2R (1994)
Wimbledon2R (1991, 1992, 1995, 1997)
US Open2R (1992)

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CareerEdit

Holm started playing tennis at the age of five. His father, Christer, played Davis Cup for Sweden and was ranked No. 2 in his country during the mid 1960s. His mother, Gun, is a tennis coach. In July 1992 Holm reached his first career Tour singles final in Washington, losing to Petr Korda. Later that year he reached the final at the Tokyo Indoor, losing to Ivan Lendl. In the third round of that tournament he handed Boris Becker his worst career indoor loss (6–1, 6–2).[1]

Career finalsEdit

Doubles (5 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (1)
ATP International Series (4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1993 Kuala Lumpur-1, Malaysia Hard   Bent-Ove Pedersen   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
5–7, 3–6
Winner 1. 1993 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Anders Järryd   David Adams
  Andrei Olhovskiy
6–4, 7–6
Winner 2. 1993 Munich, Germany Clay   Martin Damm   Carl-Uwe Steeb
  Karel Nováček
6–0, 3–6, 7–5
Winner 3. 1993 Båstad, Sweden Carpet   Anders Järryd   Brian Devening
  Tomas Nydahl
6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 1993 Cincinnati, U.S. Hard   Stefan Edberg   Andre Agassi
  Petr Korda
6–7, 4–6
Winner 4. 1994 Zaragoza, Spain Carpet   Anders Järryd   Martin Damm
  Karel Nováček
7–5, 6–2
Winner 5. 1994 Tokyo Outdoor, Japan Hard   Anders Järryd   Sébastien Lareau
  Patrick McEnroe
7–6, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 1994 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Anders Järryd   Scott Melville
  Piet Norval
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 1995 Bordeaux, France Hard   Danny Sapsford   Saša Hirszon
  Goran Ivanišević
3–6, 4–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ATP Player Profile". ATP. Retrieved 31 March 2012.

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Awards
Preceded by
Jim Courier
ATP Most Improved Player
1992
Succeeded by
Todd Martin