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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
Mikael Ymer 2019 french open Roland Garros 2019.jpg
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$325,696
Singles
Career record11–16
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 123 (10 June 2019)
Current rankingNo. 123 (10 June 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open2R (2019)
WimbledonQ1 (2019)
Australian Open Junior2R (2015)
French Open Junior2R (2015)
Wimbledon JuniorF (2015)
US Open JuniorQF (2014, 2015)
Doubles
Career record6–5
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 187 (16 October 2017)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior2R (2015)
French Open Junior2R (2015)
Wimbledon Junior2R (2015)
US Open Junior2R (2015)
Last updated on: 10 June 2019.

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CareerEdit

Ymer has a career high ATP singles ranking of World No. 169, achieved on 1 May 2019. In the ATP doubles ranking his career high is 187, achieved on 16 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: 6 (3–3)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (1–2)
ITF Futures Tour (2–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (1–2)
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

Doubles: 1 (0–1)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (0–1)
Titles 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

ReferencesEdit

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

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