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Mikael Ymer (born 9 September 1998 in Skara) is a Swedish tennis player of Ethiopian descent. He is the younger brother of fellow tennis player Elias Ymer.[1]

Mikael Ymer
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Ymer at the 2019 French Open
Full nameMikael Ymer
Country (sports) Sweden
ResidenceStockholm, Sweden
Born (1998-09-09) 9 September 1998 (age 20)
Skara, Sweden
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$359,266
Singles
Career record12–17 (41.4%) (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 105 (5 August 2019)
Current rankingNo. 105 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (2019)
WimbledonQ3 (2019)
US OpenQ3 (2019)
Doubles
Career record6–6
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 187 (16 October 2017)
Current rankingNo. 569 (15 July 2019)
Last updated on: 18 July 2019.

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CareerEdit

Ymer has a career high ATP singles ranking of world No. 105, achieved in August 2019. In the ATP doubles ranking his career high is No. 187, achieved in October 2017.

Ymer made his first junior major final at 2015 Wimbledon, where he lost to Reilly Opelka in straight sets.

In 2015 Ymer managed to claim his second European Championships title (U18), beating Bernabé Zapata Miralles in the final in straight sets.

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2016 Stockholm Open,
Sweden
250 Series Hard (i)   Elias Ymer   Mate Pavić
  Michael Venus
6–1, 6–1

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (4–3)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (2–2)
ITF Futures (2–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 May 2015 Sweden F3, Båstad Futures Clay   Dragoș Nicolae Mădăraș 2–6, 6–1, 6–2
Loss 1–1 Sep 2015 Sweden F5, Danderyd Futures Hard (i)   Joe Salisbury 6–7(3–6), 6–3, 3–6
Win 2–1 Feb 2017 France F4, Lille Futures Hard (i)   Botic van de Zandschulp 6–2, 6–3
Win 3–1 Jan 2019 Nouméa, New Caledonia Challenger Hard   Noah Rubin 6–3, 6–3
Loss 3–2 April 2019 Murcia, Spain Challenger Clay   Roberto Carballés Baena 6–2, 0–6, 2–6
Loss 3–3 May 2019 Bordeaux, France Challenger Clay   Lucas Pouille 3-6, 3-6
Win 4–3 July 2019 Tampere, Finland Challenger Clay   Tallon Griekspoor 6–3, 5–7, 6–3

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–0)
ITF Futures (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 May 2015 Sweden F2, Båstad Futures Clay   Daniel Appelgren   Jonathan Mridha
  Fred Simonsson
1–6, 7–6(7–5), [7–10]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Boys' Singles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Loss 2015 Wimbledon Grass   Reilly Opelka 6–7(5–7), 4–6

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

SinglesEdit

Current through the 2019 Swedish Open.

Tournament 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
French Open A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
Wimbledon A A A A Q3 0 / 0 0–0
US Open A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0 / 1 1–1
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Miami Open A A 1R 2R 1R 0 / 3 1–3
National representation
Davis Cup Z1 Z1 Z2 Z1 QR 0 / 0 7–4
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 1 5 3 3 13
Overall Win–Loss 2–1 1–3 2–5 5–4 2–4 12–17
Year-end ranking 596 497 417 255 41%

DoublesEdit

2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 3 2 1 7
Titles / Finals 1 / 1 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 1 / 1
Overall Win–Loss 4–0 2–3 0–2 0–1 6–6
Year-end ranking 276 496 N/A 50%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ymer makes most of Wimbledon reprieve". Retrieved 12 July 2015.

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