Magnus Gustafsson

Magnus Nils Gustafsson (born 3 January 1967) is a tennis coach and former top ten professional tennis player from Sweden. Gustafsson won 14 tour singles titles during his career and finished 15 consecutive seasons within the world's top 100, reaching a career-high singles ranking of world No. 10 in 1991.[1] He was instrumental in Sweden capturing the Davis Cup in 1998, winning both his singles rubbers in the final in straight sets.[2] His best performance at a Grand Slam event came at the Australian Open in 1994, where he reached the quarterfinals. During his career, he beat several top five players including Ivan Lendl, Michael Stich, Goran Ivanisevic, Andre Agassi and Michael Chang.

Magnus Gustafsson
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceGothenburg, Sweden
Born (1967-01-03) 3 January 1967 (age 55)
Lund, Sweden
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro1986
Retired2002
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$4,545,489
Singles
Career record415–260
Career titles14
Highest rankingNo. 10 (29 July 1991)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQF (1994)
French Open4R (1988, 1990)
Wimbledon4R (1996)
US Open2R (1996, 1997)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games2R (1992, 1996)
Doubles
Career record58–69
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 77 (6 November 1989)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (1988)
French Open1R (1988, 1989)
Wimbledon1R (1988, 1989)
US Open1R (1989)
Mixed doubles
Career record0–2
Career titles0
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
French Open1R (1988, 1989)
Team competitions
Davis CupW (1998)

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 26 (14–12)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–1)
ATP Championship Series (2–1)
ATP Tour (12–10)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (8–8)
Carpet (4–2)
Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1989 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay   Carl-Uwe Steeb 7–6(8–6), 6–3, 2–6, 4–6, 2–6
Loss 0–2 Nov 1989 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet (i)   Ivan Lendl 5–7, 0–6, 3–6
Win 1–2 May 1991 Munich, Germany Clay   Guillermo Pérez Roldán 3–6, 6–3, 4–3 ret.
Loss 1–3 May 1991 Hamburg, Germany Clay   Karel Nováček 3–6, 3–6, 7–5, 6–0, 1–6
Win 2–3 Jul 1991 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Alberto Mancini 6–1, 6–2
Win 3–3 Jul 1991 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Jordi Arrese 5–7, 7–6(7–2), 2–6, 6–1, 6–0
Loss 3–4 Aug 1991 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay   Karel Nováček 6–7(2–7), 6–7(4–7), 2–6
Loss 3–5 Aug 1991 Prague, Czechoslovakia Clay   Karel Nováček 6–7(5–7), 2–6
Loss 3–6 Apr 1992 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Carlos Costa 4–6, 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Win 4–6 Jul 1992 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Tomás Carbonell 5–7, 7–5, 6–4
Loss 4–7 Jun 1993 Genoa, Italy Clay   Thomas Muster 6–7(3–7), 4–6
Win 5–7 Jul 1993 Stuttgart, Germany Clay   Michael Stich 6–3, 6–4, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4
Loss 5–8 Aug 1993 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Carlos Costa 1–6, 2–6, 3–6
Loss 5–9 Nov 1993 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet (i)   Pete Sampras 1–6, 4–6
Win 6–9 Jan 1994 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Patrick McEnroe 6–4, 6–0
Win 7–9 Feb 1994 Dubai, UAE Hard   Sergi Bruguera 6–4, 6–2
Win 8–9 Apr 1996 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet (i)   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Win 9–9 Jul 1996 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Andrei Medvedev 6–1, 6–3
Loss 9–10 Aug 1997 San Marino, San Marino Clay   Félix Mantilla 4–6, 1–6
Loss 9–11 Oct 1997 Beijing, China Hard (i)   Jim Courier 6–7(10–12), 6–3, 3–6
Win 10–11 Oct 1997 Singapore, Singapore Carpet (i)   Nicolas Kiefer 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
Win 11–11 Mar 1998 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet (i)   David Prinosil 3–6, 6–1, 6–1
Win 12–11 Jul 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Andrei Medvedev 6–2, 6–3
Win 13–11 Mar 1999 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet (i)   Fabrice Santoro 6–4, 6–1
Loss 13–12 Nov 1999 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Thomas Enqvist 3–6, 4–6, 2–6
Win 14–12 Jul 2000 Amsterdam, Netherlands Clay   Raemon Sluiter 6–7(4–7), 6–3, 7–6(7–5), 6–1

Doubles: 8 (1–7)Edit

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 1988 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Diego Nargiso   Patrik Kühnen
  Tore Meinecke
6–7, 6–7
Loss 0–2 Jul 1988 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Guillermo Pérez Roldán   Sergio Casal
  Emilio Sánchez
6–7, 3–6
Loss 0–3 Feb 1989 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet   Jan Gunnarsson   Miloslav Mečíř
  Milan Šrejber
6–7, 0–6
Loss 0–4 Jul 1991 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Anders Järryd   Ronnie Båthman
  Rikard Bergh
4–6, 4–6
Loss 0–5 Jul 1991 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay   Francisco Clavet   Richard Krajicek
  Jan Siemerink
5–7, 4–6
Loss 0–6 Jul 1992 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Christian Bergström   Tomas Carbonell
  Christian Miniussi
4–6, 5–7
Loss 0–7 Jul 1997 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Magnus Larsson   Nicklas Kulti
  Mikael Tillström
0–6, 3–6
Win 1–7 Jul 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Magnus Larsson   Lan Bale
  Piet Norval
6–4, 6–2

Singles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.
Tournament 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 Career SR Career W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A NH A 3R 4R 2R 3R 2R 1R QF A A 2R 3R A A A 0 / 9 16–9
French Open A A A 4R 1R 4R 3R 2R 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 3R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 14 14–14
Wimbledon A A A 2R 1R A 2R A 1R A A 4R 2R 3R 1R 3R 1R 0 / 10 10–10
US Open A A A A 1R A A 1R 1R A A 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 9 2–9
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 42 N/A
Annual win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 6–3 3–4 4–2 5–3 2–3 0–4 5–2 1–1 4–3 4–4 6–4 0–3 2–3 0–3 N/A 42–42
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Not MS1

Before 1990
A A 3R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 1 2–1
Key Biscayne A 3R 2R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 2 1–2
Monte Carlo 1R QF 2R 2R 3R A QF 1R 2R A Q2 3R 0 / 9 12–9
Rome 3R 2R A 2R A A A 1R A A A A 0 / 4 4–4
Hamburg QF F A QF QF A A 2R 2R A Q1 1R 0 / 7 15–7
Canada A A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Cincinnati A A A A A A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Stuttgart (Stockholm) 3R A 3R 3R A 2R QF 2R 2R A A A 0 / 7 11–7
Paris 2R A A 3R A 1R SF 3R QF A 2R A 0 / 7 13–7
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 5 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 5 0 / 2 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 5 0 / 4 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 38 N/A
Annual win–loss N/A 8–5 10–4 4–4 8–5 4–2 1–2 10–4 4–5 6–4 0–0 1–1 2–2 N/A 58–38
Year-end ranking 794 273 53 51 34 31 12 47 14 33 84 17 37 32 61 82 82 N/A

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Magnus Gustafsson – ATP Tour Overview". ATP Tour.
  2. ^ "Davis Cup - Draws & Results". www.daviscup.com. Retrieved 4 November 2020.

External linksEdit