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Michael Ryderstedt (born 12 November 1984) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.

Michael Ryderstedt
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
Born (1984-11-12) 12 November 1984 (age 34)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2002
Retired2012
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$313,148
Singles
Career record8–13 (in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 130 (18 July 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2005, 2006)
French OpenQ1 (2005)
WimbledonQ3 (2005)
US OpenQ2 (2007, 2011)
Doubles
Career record5–7 (in ATP (World) Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 150 (13 July 2009)
Last updated on: 30 January 2012.

Ryderstedt was born in Stockholm. In August 2001, at the Fischer Junior Open he captured the doubles title with Dudi Sela of Israel.[1]

His best accomplishment on the ATP tour until 2011 is his semifinal at the 2004 If Stockholm Open, where he was defeated by that year's eventual winner Thomas Johansson.

Ryderstedt's highest singles ranking was World No. 130 (July 2005) and his highest doubles ranking was World No. 154 (June 2009).[2] In October 2012, Ryderstedt announced his retirement from tennis.[3]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–1)
Finals by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 12 October 2008 Stockholm, Sweden Hard (i)   Johan Brunström   Jonas Björkman
  Kevin Ullyett
1–6, 3–6

Challenger Singles titlesEdit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 7 February 2005 Dallas, U.S. Hard   André Sá 26–7, 7–65, 6–2

Challenger Doubles titlesEdit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 1 May 2006 Telde, Spain Clay   Adam Chadaj   David Marrero
  Daniel Muñoz de la Nava
5–7, 6–3, [10–7]
2. 28 July 2008 Tampere, Finland Clay   Ervin Eleskovic   Harri Heliövaara
  Henri Kontinen
6–3, 6–4

Runners-up (6)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
1. 19 July 2004 Valladolid, Spain Hard   Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi   Jean-François Bachelot
  Nicolas Mahut
6–3, 6–4
2. 31 July 2006 Timişoara, Romania Clay   Ervin Eleskovic   Victor Crivoi
  Victor Ioniţă
6–3, 6–4
3. 17 July 2007 Manchester, United Kingdom Grass   Jesse Huta Galung   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]
4. 29 October 2007 Louisville, U.S. Hard   Richard Bloomfield   John Isner
  Travis Parrott
6–4, 6–4
5. 9 November 2008 Rimouski, Canada Hard (i)   Kristian Pless   Vasek Pospisil
  Milos Raonic
5–7, 6–4, [10–6]
6. 7 August 2011 Beijing, China Hard   Harri Heliövaara   Sanchai Ratiwatana
  Sonchat Ratiwatana
6–7(4–7), 6–3, [10–3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Junior Tennis News Archived 29 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine. Clgandjrtennis.com. Retrieved on 9 July 2011.
  2. ^ Tennis – ATP World Tour – Tennis Players – Michael Ryderstedt. ATP World Tour. Retrieved on 9 July 2011.
  3. ^ http://www.dn.se/sport/michael-ryderstedt-lagger-av

External linksEdit