Jan Frode Andersen

Jan Frode Andersen (born 29 August 1972) is a Norwegian former tennis player. He played tennis for Norway, including competing in at least 60 countries[1] over a span of 8 years after turning professional in 1997. He represented Norway in the Davis Cup for 10 consecutive years compiling a 30-22 record (25-14 in singles).[2] His highest ATP ranking was 135.[3] This makes him the third best player in Norwegian history, after Christian Ruud and Casper Ruud.

Jan Frode Andersen
Country (sports) Norway
ResidenceOslo, Norway
Born (1972-08-29) August 29, 1972 (age 48)
Asker, Norway
Height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1997
Retired2005
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize moneyUS$ 312,946
Singles
Career record24–22
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 135 (March 29, 1999)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (1999)
French Open2R (2001)
WimbledonQ1 (2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005)
US OpenQ2 (2003)
Doubles
Career record4–8
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 295 (July 14, 2003)
Team competitions
Davis Cup30–22

He was also a television commentator for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation,[4] and he earned a bachelor's degree in Business & Administration from the University of Arizona in 1996.

Born in Asker,[3] he grew up in Hamar.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bugge, Mette (10 July 2003). "Jeg holdt på å spille meg i hjel". Aftenposten. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 20 October 2009.
  2. ^ "Jan-Frode Andersen". Davis Cup Official Website. International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 20 October 2009.
  3. ^ a b "Jan Frode Andersen". ATP World Tour. Association of Tennis Professionals. Retrieved 20 October 2009.
  4. ^ Bye, Are (4 July 2008). "Sjekk den fysikken!". Aftenposten. Archived from the original on 6 August 2008. Retrieved 20 October 2009.
  5. ^ Nordlie, Linda (21 September 2004). "Dama avgjør Andersens tenniskarrier". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 20 October 2009.

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