Mari Andersson

Mari Andersson (born 5 July 1986) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

Mari Andersson
Country (sports) Sweden
Born (1986-07-05) 5 July 1986 (age 34)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
PlaysRight (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$29,286
Singles
Career record90–64
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 335 (7 May 2007)
Doubles
Career record60–40
Career titles9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 318 (14 May 2007)

BiographyEdit

Born in Seoul, South Korea, Andersson was adopted at three months of age by a Swedish couple and grew up in Båstad.[1]

Andersson made her only WTA main-draw appearance at the 2006 Nordea Nordic Light Open, where she featured in the women's doubles as a lucky loser from qualifying, partnering Nadja Roma.

From 2006 to 2007, she played in the doubles rubber of four Fed Cup ties for Sweden, winning all matches.[2]

On the ITF circuit, she won a total of 14 titles, five in singles and nine in doubles.

Retiring from the tour in 2008, Andersson moved to the United States and played collegiate tennis for the California Golden Bears of UC Berkeley. She partnered with Jana Juricová to win the NCAA doubles championship in 2009.[3]

ITF finalsEdit

Legend
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (5–0)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 26 June 2005 Oslo, Norway Clay   Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-4
Winner 2. 28 August 2005 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Dia Evtimova 7-5, 6-3
Winner 3. 14 May 2006 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Yanina Wickmayer 0-6, 6-1, 6-3
Winner 4. 29 July 2006 Gausdal, Norway Hard   Nadja Roma 6–3, 6–7(4), 6–2
Winner 5. 5 November 2006 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Michaela Johansson 3–6, 6–3, 6–2

Doubles (9-2)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 24 April 2005 Bol, Croatia Clay   Kristina Andlovic   Sanja Ančić
  Ivana Lisjak
6–3, 6–2
Winner 2. 14 May 2005 Falkenberg, Sweden Clay   Johanna Larsson   Natalia Kołat
  Monika Schneider
6–1, 6–1
Winner 3. 28 August 2005 Maribor, Slovenia Clay   Kristina Andlovic   Katalin Marosi
  Marina Tavares
7-6, 6-3
Runner-up 4. 6 November 2005 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Johanna Larsson   Eva-Maria Hoch
  Martina Pavelec
4–6, 3–6
Winner 5. 10 May 2006 Edinburgh, United Kingdom Clay   Nadja Roma   Deborah Armstrong
  Georgie Gent
6–2, 6–2
Winner 6. 21 May 2006 Falkenberg, Sweden Clay   Michaela Johansson   Anne Schäfer
  Julia Paetow
6–2, 6–0
Winner 7. 23 May 2006 Balș, Romania Clay   Karoline Borgersen   Raluca Ciulei
  Lenore Lazaroiu
6–0, 6–1
Winner 8. 28 July 2006 Gausdal, Norway Hard   Nadja Roma   Karoline Borgersen
  Michaela Johansson
6–4, 6–0
Winner 9. 5 May 2007 Makarska, Croatia Clay   Nadja Roma   Magdalena Kiszczyńska
  Anastasia Poltoratskaya
w/o
Winner 10. 27 May 2007 Falkenberg, Sweden Clay   Nadja Roma   Franziska Götz
  Anne Schäfer
6–0, 7–5
Runner-up 11. 1 July 2007 Oslo, Norway Clay   Karoline Steiro   Eva-Maria Hoch
  Melanie Klaffner
2–6, 3–6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Simmons, Rusty (8 May 2009). "Cal's culture club goes for national title". San Francisco Chronicle.
  2. ^ "Key Statistics". fedcup.com. Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Andersson and Juricova Claim NCAA Doubles Championship Crown". pac-12.com. 25 May 2009. Retrieved 22 September 2018.

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