Peter Carlsson

Peter Carlsson (born 13 April 1963) is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.[1]

Peter Carlsson
Country (sports)Sweden Sweden
ResidenceTyresö
Born (1963-04-13) 13 April 1963 (age 58)
Stockholm, Sweden
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$70,262
Singles
Career record10–22
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 119 (13 April 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1987)
French Open1R (1987)
Doubles
Career record3–22
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 101 (18 November 1985)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1985, 1987)
French Open1R (1986)
Wimbledon1R (1986)

CareerEdit

Carlsson was a quarter-finalist at the Tel Aviv Open in both 1985 and 1986.[2]

The Swede defeated Jason Stoltenberg in the opening round of the 1987 Australian Open.[2] He lost the first two sets to John Frawley in his next match and then retired from the tournament with a shoulder injury.[3] In the 1987 French Open he was beaten in the first round by countryman Jan Gunnarsson.[2]

He has coached many top Swedish tennis players since retiring, including Jonas Björkman, Thomas Enqvist and Robin Söderling.[2]

Challenger titlesEdit

Doubles: (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1985 Vienna, Austria Carpet   Jonas Svensson   Josef Čihák
  Alessandro de Minicis
6–3, 6–2
2. 1986 Helsinki, Finland Carpet   Jörgen Windahl   Kelly Jones
  David Livingston
6–2, 4–6, 7–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ITF Pro Circuit profile
  2. ^ a b c d ATP World Tour profile
  3. ^ Orlando Sentinel, "Navratilova, Lendl Gain 3rd Round Top-Seeded Players Roll In Australian Open", 15 January 1987

External linksEdit