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Per Henrik Magnus Larsson (born 25 March 1970) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

Magnus Larsson
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceVäxjö, Sweden
Born (1970-03-25) 25 March 1970 (age 49)
Olofström, Sweden
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 5,839,451
Singles
Career record310-221
Career titles7
Highest rankingNo. 10 (17 April 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open4R (1995)
French OpenSF (1994)
Wimbledon4R (1998)
US OpenQF (1993, 1997, 1998)
Other tournaments
Grand Slam CupW (1994)
Olympic Games3R (1992)
Doubles
Career record69-66
Career titles6
Highest rankingNo. 26 (9 Jan 1995)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1995, 1996)
French OpenF (1995)
Team competitions
Davis CupW (1994, 1997)

Larsson turned professional in 1989 and won his first top-level singles title at Florence in 1990. His first doubles title was also won in Florence, in 1991.

Some of the most significant highlights of Larsson's career came in 1994. He won that year's Grand Slam Cup, defeating World No. 1 Pete Sampras in the final in four sets 7–6, 4–6, 7–6, 6–4. Larsson also reached the semi-finals of the 1994 French Open, and was part of the Swedish team which won the 1994 Davis Cup. He won singles rubbers in the Davis Cup final against both Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Alexander Volkov, as Sweden beat Russia 4–1.

In 1995, Larsson reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 10 and his career-high doubles ranking of World No. 26. He was runner-up in the men's doubles at the French Open that year (partnering Nicklas Kulti). He was also part of the Swedish team which won the World Team Cup.

Larsson played in the final of the Davis Cup again in 1997. And again he won both his singles rubbers – against Pete Sampras and Michael Chang – and was on the winning team as Sweden thrashed the United States 5–0.

Larsson won a total of seven singles and six doubles titles during his career. His last doubles title was won in 1998 in Båstad. His final singles title came in 2000 at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis. He retired from the professional tour in 2003. He has since played in the senior Outback Champions Series, winning the Stanford Championships in 2006.

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 15 (7 wins - 8 losses)Edit

Result No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 1990 Florence, Italy Clay   Lawson Duncan 6–7, 7–5, 6–0
Loss 1. 1990 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Richard Fromberg 2–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 2. 1992 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet   Anders Järryd 6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Win 3. 1992 Munich, Germany Clay   Petr Korda 6–4, 4–6, 6–1
Win 4. 1994 Zaragoza, Spain Carpet   Lars Rehmann 6–4, 6–4
Loss 2. 1994 Halle, Germany Grass   Michael Stich 4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 5. 1994 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Jared Palmer 6–1, 6–3
Loss 3. 1994 Antwerp, Belgium Carpet   Pete Sampras 6–7(5–7), 4–6
Win 6. 1994 Grand Slam Cup, Munich Carpet   Pete Sampras 7–6(8–6), 4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
Loss 4. 1995 Doha, Qatar Hard   Stefan Edberg 6–7(4–7), 1–6
Loss 5. 1995 Barcelona, Spain Clay   Thomas Muster 2–6, 1–6, 4–6
Loss 6. 1996 Toulouse, France Hard (i)   Mark Philippoussis 1–6, 7–5, 4–6
Loss 7. 1998 Halle, Germany Grass   Yevgeny Kafelnikov 4–6, 4–6
Win 7. 2000 Memphis, U.S. Hard (i)   Byron Black 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
Loss 8. 2000 Copenhagen, Denmark Hard (i)   Andreas Vinciguerra 3–6, 6–7(5–7)

Doubles: 8 (6 wins - 2 losses)Edit

Result No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1991 Florence, Italy Clay   Ola Jonsson   Juan Carlos Báguena
  Carlos Costa
3–6, 6–1, 6–1
Win 2. 1992 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet   Nicklas Kulti   Hendrik Jan Davids
  Libor Pimek
6–3, 6–4
Win 3. 1994 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay   Nicklas Kulti   Yevgeny Kafelnikov
  Daniel Vacek
3–6, 7–6, 6–4
Win 4. 1995 Doha, Qatar Hard   Stefan Edberg   Andrei Olhovskiy
  Jan Siemerink
7–6, 6–2
Loss 1. 1995 French Open, Paris Clay   Nicklas Kulti   Jacco Eltingh
  Paul Haarhuis
7–6, 4–6, 1–6
Win 5. 1997 Marseille, France Hard (i)   Thomas Enqvist   Olivier Delaître
  Fabrice Santoro
6–3, 6–4
Loss 2. 1997 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Magnus Gustafsson   Nicklas Kulti
  Mikael Tillström
0–6, 3–6
Win 6. 1998 Båstad, Sweden Clay   Magnus Gustafsson   Lan Bale
  Piet Norval
6–4, 6–2

Senior Tour titlesEdit

Singles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A 1R 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 4R 3R 2R 1R A A A A 1R A 0 / 11 7–11
French Open A A A 3R 3R 3R SF 4R 1R 3R 1R 2R A 3R Q A A 0 / 10 19–10
Wimbledon A A 1R 2R 3R 2R 1R A 2R A 4R 1R A 3R 1R A A 0 / 10 10–10
U.S. Open A A A 3R 2R QF 1R A 1R QF QF 3R A 1R Q A A 0 / 9 17–9
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 2 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 40 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–1 1–2 5–4 5–4 8–4 5–4 5–2 3–4 7–3 7–4 3–3 0–0 4–3 0–1 0–1 0–0 N/A 53–40
Year-End Championships
Grand Slam Cup NH Did Not Qualify 1R W Did Not Qualify Not Held 1 / 2 4–1
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A A A A A QF 1R 3R 1R A A A A A A 0 / 4 5–4
Miami NME A A A 2R A SF 2R 4R 2R A 1R A Q Q A 0 / 6 7–6
Monte Carlo NME A 3R 3R 3R 1R 2R 1R QF A A 1R A Q A A 0 / 7 9–7
Rome NME A 1R 1R 1R A A A 3R A A A A Q A A 0 / 4 2–4
Hamburg NME A 2R A 1R 2R A QF 1R A A A A Q A A 0 / 5 5–5
Canada NME A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A A A 0 / 1 0–1
Cincinnati NME A A A A A A 2R 1R SF 2R A Q A A A 0 / 4 6–4
Madrid (Stuttgart) NME 2R 2R 2R 2R QF A A QF A 2R A A A A A 0 / 7 11–6
Paris NME A A 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R 1R A A A Q A A A 0 / 6 6–6
Masters Series SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 1 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 6 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 6 0 / 8 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 44 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 1–1 4–4 4–4 4–6 6–4 8–4 5–6 13–8 4–3 2–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 N/A 51–43
Year End Ranking 381 145 56 61 34 39 19 17 46 25 43 96 75 136 152 507 1422 N/A

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