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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. He also has a Son call Emil Apell and a Daughter named Elin Apell.

Jan Apell
Country (sports)Sweden Sweden
ResidenceKungsbacka, Sweden
Born (1969-11-04) 4 November 1969 (age 50)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro1988
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$1,404,957
Singles
Career record44–68
Career titles0
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
Highest rankingNo. 10 (20 June 1994)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (1994)
French OpenF (1994)
Wimbledon3R (1994, 1995)
US Open2R (1992)
Mixed doubles
Career titles0
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
WimbledonQF (1993)

Doubles titles (9)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (8)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4)
Clay (3)
Grass (1)
Carpet (1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 26 April 1993 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Peter Nyborg   Neil Broad
  Gary Muller
5–7, 7–6, 6–2
Runner-up 1. 15 November 1993 Moscow, Russia Carpet   Jonas Björkman   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
1–6 ret.
Winner 2. 28 February 1994 Scottsdale, United States Hard   Ken Flach   Alex O'Brien
  Sandon Stolle
6–0, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 6 June 1994 French Open, Paris Clay   Jonas Björkman   Byron Black
  Jonathan Stark
4–6, 6–7
Winner 3. 13 June 1994 London/Queen's Club, England Grass   Jonas Björkman   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
3–6, 7–6, 6–4
Winner 4. 11 July 1994 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Jonas Björkman   Nicklas Kulti
  Mikael Tillström
6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. 29 August 1994 Schenectady, United States Hard   Jonas Björkman   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
6–4, 7–6
Runner-up 3. 17 October 1994 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard   Jonas Björkman   Lan Bale
  John-Laffnie de Jager
7–6, 2–6, 6–7
Runner-up 4. 31 October 1994 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet   Jonas Björkman   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
3–6, 4–6
Winner 6. 14 November 1994 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet   Jonas Björkman   Hendrik Jan Davids
  Sébastien Lareau
4–6, 6–1, 6–2
Winner 7. 28 November 1994 Doubles Championship, Jakarta Hard (i)   Jonas Björkman   Todd Woodbridge
  Mark Woodforde
6–4, 4–6, 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(8–6)
Runner-up 5. 22 May 1995 Rome, Italy Clay   Jonas Björkman   Cyril Suk
  Daniel Vacek
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 19 June 1995 London/Queen's Club, England Grass   Jonas Björkman   Todd Martin
  Pete Sampras
6–7, 4–6
Winner 8. 17 July 1995 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Jonas Björkman   Jon Ireland
  Andrew Kratzmann
6–3, 6–0
Winner 9. 22 April 1996 Bermuda Clay   Brent Haygarth   Pat Cash
  Patrick Rafter
3–6, 6–1, 6–3

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