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Joakim "Jocke" Nyström (born 20 February 1963) is a former top ten ranked tennis player from Sweden who won 13 singles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ranking on the ATP Tour on 31 March 1986, when he was ranked World No. 7 and was also ranked as high as World No. 4 in doubles that same year.

Joakim Nyström
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1963-02-20) 20 February 1963 (age 56)
Skellefteå, Sweden
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1980
Retired1989
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,074,947
Singles
Career record265–142
Career titles13
Highest rankingNo. 7 (31 March 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1983, 1984, 1985)
French OpenQF (1985)
Wimbledon3R (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
US OpenQF (1985, 1986)
Other tournaments
Tour FinalsQF (1984)
WCT FinalsSF (1985)
Doubles
Career record185–116
Career titles8
Highest rankingNo. 4 (10 November 1986)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenF (1984)
French OpenSF (1985)
WimbledonW (1986)
US OpenF (1986)
Team competitions
Davis CupW (1984, 1985, 1987)

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Tennis careerEdit

He was a singles quarter-finalist at both the French Open (1985) and US Open (1985, 1986) tournaments, the 1986 Wimbledon doubles champion with Mats Wilander, and a member of the winning 1985 and 1987 Davis Cup teams from Sweden. He qualified for The Masters year-end singles tournament in 1984, 1985, and 1986.

Nystrom was part of the generation of outstanding Swedish players in the 1980s and early 1990s, which included Anders Järryd, Jonas Svensson, Mikael Pernfors, Kent Carlsson, Stefan Edberg, Henrik Sundström, and Mats Wilander.

Since retiring from tennis, Nyström has served as Fed Cup captain for Sweden and as an assistant coach to Wilander with the Swedish Davis Cup team. Outside these commitments, he coaches both Finn Jarkko Nieminen and Austrian Jürgen Melzer.[1]Jack Sock has also hired him as his coach.[2]

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 Career SR Career W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R A 4R 3R 3R NH A A 1R 0 / 5 7–5
French Open A 1R 4R 3R 2R QF 1R 4R 3R A 0 / 8 15–8
Wimbledon A 2R 1R A 2R 3R 3R 3R 3R A 0 / 7 10–7
US Open A A A 4R 4R QF QF 2R 1R A 0 / 6 16–6
SR 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 26 N/A
Win-Loss 0–0 1–3 3–2 8–3 8–4 12–4 6–3 6–3 4–3 0–1 N/A 48–26
Year-End Championship
The Masters A A A A QF 1R RR A A A 0 / 3 2–4
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held A Not Held A NH 0 / 0 0–0

NH = tournament not held

Career finalsEdit

Singles (13 titles, 5 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 1983 Munich, Germany Clay   Tomáš Šmíd 0–6, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2, 5–7
Winner 1. 1983 Sydney Outdoor, Australia Grass   Mike Bauer 2–6, 6–3, 6–1
Winner 2. 1984 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Brian Teacher 6–4, 6–2
Winner 3. 1984 North Conway, U.S. Clay   Tim Wilkison 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 1984 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Mats Wilander 6–7, 4–6, 6–0, 2–6
Winner 4. 1984 Basel, Switzerland Hard   Tim Wilkison 6–3, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2
Winner 5. 1984 Cologne, Germany Hard (i)   Miloslav Mečíř 7–6, 6–2
Winner 6. 1985 Munich, Germany Clay   Hans Schwaier 6–1, 6–0
Winner 7. 1985 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Andreas Maurer 6–4, 1–6, 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 1985 Palermo, Italy Clay   Thierry Tulasne 2–6, 0–6
Winner 8. 1986 Toronto Indoor, Canada Carpet (i)   Milan Šrejber 6–1, 6–4
Winner 9. 1986 La Quinta, U.S. Hard   Yannick Noah 6–1, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 1986 Milan, Italy Carpet   Ivan Lendl 2–6, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 1986 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet (i)   Anders Järryd 6–0, 6–3
Winner 11. 1986 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Yannick Noah 6–3, 6–2
Winner 12. 1986 Madrid, Spain Clay   Kent Carlsson 6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 1987 Lyon, France Carpet   Yannick Noah 4–6, 5–7
Winner 13. 1987 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Stefan Edberg 4–6, 6–0, 6–3

Doubles (8 titles, 12 runner-ups)Edit

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 1982 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Mats Wilander   Anders Järryd
  Hans Simonsson
6–0, 3–6, 6–7
Winner 1. 1983 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Mats Wilander   Anders Järryd
  Hans Simonsson
1–6, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 2. 1983 Geneva, Switzerland Clay   Mats Wilander   Stanislav Birner
  Blaine Willenborg
1–6, 6–2, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 1984 Cologne, Germany Hard (i)   Jan Gunnarsson   Wojtek Fibak
  Sandy Mayer
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1984 Australian Open, Melbourne Grass   Mats Wilander   Mark Edmondson
  Sherwood Stewart
2–6, 2–6, 5–7
Winner 2. 1985 Philadelphia, U.S. Carpet   Mats Wilander   Wojtek Fibak
  Sandy Mayer
3–6, 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 5. 1985 Cincinnati, U.S. Hard   Mats Wilander   Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
6–4, 2–6, 3–6
Winner 3. 1985 Palermo, Italy Clay   Colin Dowdeswell   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–4, 6–7, 7–6
Runner-up 6. 1985 Masters, New York Carpet   Mats Wilander   Stefan Edberg
  Anders Järryd
1–6, 6–7
Winner 4. 1986 Toronto Indoor, Canada Carpet   Wojtek Fibak   Christo Steyn
  Danie Visser
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 7. 1986 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Mats Wilander   Guy Forget
  Yannick Noah
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 5. 1986 Madrid, Spain Clay   Anders Järryd   Jesus Colas
  David De Miguel
6–2, 6–2
Winner 6. 1986 Wimbledon, London Grass   Mats Wilander   Gary Donnelly
  Peter Fleming
7–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 8. 1986 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Stefan Edberg   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 1986 U.S. Open, New York Hard   Mats Wilander   Andrés Gómez
  Slobodan Živojinović
6–4, 3–6, 3–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 7. 1986 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Jan Gunnarsson   Carlos Di Laura
  Claudio Panatta
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 1987 Boston, U.S. Clay   Mats Wilander   Hans Gildemeister
  Andrés Gómez
6–7, 6–3, 1–6
Runner-up 11. 1987 Indianapolis, U.S. Clay   Mats Wilander   Laurie Warder
  Blaine Willenborg
0–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 1988 Bordeaux, France Clay   Claudio Panatta   Christian Miniussi
  Diego Nargiso
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 12. 1988 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Claudio Panatta   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
4–6, 6–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jarkko Nieminen hires Joakim Nyström as a coach
  2. ^ Cvitkovic, Romana (14 November 2012). "Jack Sock tries to work his way up rankings". USA Today. Retrieved 6 March 2016.

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