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Jonas Bengt Svensson (born 21 October 1966) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

Jonas Bengt Svensson
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceMonte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1966-10-21) 21 October 1966 (age 52)
Goteburg, Sweden
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro1985
Retired1995
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,439,702
Singles
Career record258-204 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles5
Highest rankingNo. 10 (23 March 1991)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQF (1989)
French OpenSF (1988, 1990)
Wimbledon3R (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)
US Open4R (1987)
Doubles
Career record55-101 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 49 (6 April 1987)

During his career, Svensson was a French Open semi-finalist twice (in 1988 and 1990) both times as unseeded player. In the 1988 French Open he defeated Ivan Lendl in the quarters and lost to Henri Leconte in the semis. In the 1990 French Open he defeated Sergi Bruguera in 5 sets in the 2nd round, who had earlier defeated Stefan Edberg, the top seed in the 1st round. He lost to Andre Agassi in the semis. In the 1989 Australian Open he defeated Boris Becker in the 4th round.

He won five top-level singles titles and reached a career-high singles ranking of World No. 10.

Career finalsEdit

Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (5)
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 1986 Cologne, Germany Hard   Stefan Eriksson 6–7, 6–2, 6–2
Loss 1. 1986 Stuttgart Outdoor, Germany Clay   Martín Jaite 5–7, 2–6
Loss 2. 1986 Wembley, U.K. Carpet   Yannick Noah 2–6, 3–6, 7–6, 6–4, 5–7
Win 2. 1987 Vienna, Austria Hard   Amos Mansdorf 1–6, 1–6, 6–2, 6–3, 7–5
Loss 3. 1987 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Stefan Edberg 5–7, 2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Win 3. 1988 Metz, France Carpet   Michiel Schapers 6–2, 6–4
Loss 4. 1988 Munich, Germany Clay   Guillermo Pérez Roldán 5–7, 3–6
Loss 5. 1988 Wembley, U.K. Carpet   Jakob Hlasek 7–6, 6–3, 4–6, 0–6, 5–7
Loss 6. 1990 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Brad Gilbert 1–6, 3–6
Win 4. 1990 Toulouse, France Hard   Fabrice Santoro 7–6(7–5), 6–2
Loss 7. 1991 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet   Stefan Edberg 2–6, 6–3, 5–7, 2–6
Win 5. 1991 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet   Anders Järryd 6–7(5–7), 6–2, 6–2
Loss 8. 1993 Zaragoza, Spain Carpet   Karel Nováček 6–3, 2–6, 1–6
Loss 9. 1993 Kuala Lumpur-2, Malaysia Hard (i)   Michael Chang 0–6, 4–6

Singles performance timelineEdit

Tournament 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open 1R NH A 4R QF 4R 3R 2R 2R 3R 0 / 8 16–8
French Open A 1R 2R SF 2R SF A 1R 3R A 0 / 7 14–7
Wimbledon A 2R 3R 3R 3R 3R A A 1R A 0 / 6 9–6
US Open A 3R 4R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 2R 1R 0 / 9 11–9
Win–Loss 0–1 3–3 6–3 11–4 7–4 11–4 3–2 3–3 4–4 2–2 0 / 30 50–30
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Miami A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Monte Carlo 2R QF 1R QF 1R 0 / 5 6–5
Rome 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 5 3–5
Hamburg 1R 2R A 2R A 0 / 3 1–3
Canada A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Cincinnati 1R 1R A A A 0 / 2 0–2
Stockholm 2R 1R 2R QF 1R 0 / 5 4–5
Paris SF SF A 2R A 0 / 3 7–3
Win–Loss 6–6 6–6 1–3 8–5 0–3 0 / 23 21–23
Ranking 103 21 30 22 41 11 29 81 33 183

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