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The Best Tennis Players from Sweden

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List of the best tennis players from Sweden, listed by popularity with photos of the players when available. Sweden has produced some very talented tennis players over the years, including both men and women. These are some of the most talented Swedish tennis players to ever live, so if you're a native of Sweden and are aspiring to play tennis professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular tennis player from Sweden then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Everything from Mats Wilander to Lennart Bergelin is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Swedish tennis players?" and "Who is the best Swedish tennis player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these legendary tennis players of Sweden in order to get more information about each one. If you play tennis or just love the sport then use this list of talented Swedish tennis players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.



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    Uddevalla Sweden
     One of the most talanted player ever to hit a tennis ball. 
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    • Birthplace: uddevalla
    • Nationality: sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 2016
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    Björn Borg is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Sweden widely considered to be one of the greatest in tennis history. Between 1974 and 1981 he won 11 Grand Slam singles titles, six at the French Open and five consecutive at Wimbledon. He also won three year-end championships and 15 Grand Prix ...more

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    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1973
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    Stefan Bengt Edberg is a Swedish former world no. 1 professional tennis player. A major proponent of the serve-and-volley style of tennis, he won six Grand Slam singles titles and three Grand Slam men's doubles titles between 1985 and 1996. He also won the Masters Grand Prix and was a part of the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Västervik, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1983
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    Mats Wilander is a former World No. 1 tennis player from Sweden. From 1982 to 1988, he won seven Grand Slam singles titles, and one Grand Slam men's doubles title. In 1988, Wilander won three of the four Grand Slam singles events and finished that year ranked World No. 1. Although he never won the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Växjö, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1981
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    Robin Bo Carl Söderling is a currently inactive professional tennis player from Sweden. He is a former world no. 4 in the ATP rankings, a career high he reached in November 2010. Söderling reached successive French Open finals in 2009 and 2010. He has also won one Masters 1000 event, the 2010 Paris ...more

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    • Birthplace: Tibro, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    Jonas Björkman
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    Jonas Lars Björkman is a former World No. 4 Swedish professional tennis player. He is also a former World No. 1 in doubles. Björkman retired from professional tennis after competing at the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup Doubles championships. On 20 November 2006, he replaced Dick Norman as the oldest player in ...more

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    • Birthplace: Alvesta, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991
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    Thomas Johansson
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    Karl Thomas Conny Johansson, commonly known as Thomas Johansson, is a former Swedish tennis grand slam champion. He won the 2002 Australian Open and was an Olympic Silver medalist in doubles.more

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    • Birthplace: Linköping, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1993
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    Thomas Enqvist
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    Thomas Karl Johan Enqvist is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. He was quickly touted as the only Swede who could follow in the footsteps of Björn Borg, Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg, and was ranked as high as World No. 4 in the ATP Rankings, reaching the final of the Australian Open the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1991
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    Magnus Norman is a retired Swedish professional tennis player who was runner-up at the 2000 French Open and ranked briefly as World No. 2. He won 12 singles titles, including the 2000 Tennis Masters Series tournament in Rome, Italy. Today, he coaches Stan Wawrinka, owns a tennis academy called the Good ...more

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    • Birthplace: Filipstad, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1995
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    Lena Sofia Alexandra Arvidsson is a Swedish tennis player. Arvidsson has won two singles and one doubles title on the WTA tour, as well as 18 singles and 13 doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 1 May 2006, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 29. On 12 September 2011, she ...more

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    • Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 2001
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    Joakim "Jocke" Nyström is a former top ten ranked tennis player from Sweden who won 13 singles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ranking on the ATP Tour on 31 March 1986, when he was ranked World No. 7 and was also ranked as high as World No. 4 in ...more

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    • Birthplace: Skellefteå, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1980
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    Anders Per Järryd is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. During his career he won eight Grand Slam doubles titles, reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking, and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 5. Järryd was born in Lidköping, Västra Götaland. While growing up he also ...more

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    • Birthplace: Lidköping, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1980
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    Johanna Larsson is a Swedish professional tennis player. Larsson has won three doubles titles on the WTA tour, as well as twelve singles and sixteen doubles titles on the ITF circuit in her career. On 11 July 2011, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 46. On 22 August 2011, she peaked at ...more

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    • Birthplace: Boden, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 2005
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    Robert Lindstedt
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    Robert Lindstedt is a Swedish professional tennis player, who turned pro in 1998, and is a doubles specialist. His biggest title has been the 2014 Australian Open with partner Łukasz Kubot. He also was a three-time Wimbledon finalist with former partner Horia Tecău.more

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    • Birthplace: Sundbyberg Municipality, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1998
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    Henrik Sundström

    Henrik Sundström is a former professional male tennis player from Sweden. He is nicknamed Henke. Sundström was at his best on clay and achieved his strongest results on this surface, with his solid and heavy topspin groundstrokes from the baseline. He reached a career-high singles ranking of World No.more

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    • Birthplace: Lund, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
    • Year Turned Pro: 1981
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    Johan Brunström
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    Johan Brunström is a professional Swedish tennis player. His highest ATP doubles ranking is no. 31, which he reached on 22 March 2010. His career high in singles is no. 377, which he reached on 24 September 2007. He made his Davis Cup debut against Serbia in February 2012, with a win in doubles with ...more

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    • Nationality: Sweden
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    Sven Davidson

    Sven Davidson was a Swedish tennis player who became the first Swede to win a Grand Slam title when he won the French Championships in 1957. He had reached the final in the two previous years but lost against Tony Trabert and Lew Hoad. In 1958 he partnered with Ulf Schmidt to win the doubles title at ...more

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    • Birthplace: Borås, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
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    Jörgen Persson
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    Jörgen Persson is a Swedish table tennis player. In two memorable World Table Tennis Championships finals he faced fellow Swede Jan-Ove Waldner in 1989 and 1991, losing the former and winning the latter. Persson has represented Sweden in every Olympic Games since table tennis was introduced into the ...more

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    • Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
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    Nicklas Kulti is a former professional tennis player from Sweden. He was born in Stockholm.more

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    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
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    Jan Apell

    Jan Apell is a former tennis player from Sweden, who won the Davis Cup in 1994 in doubles. The left-hander has retired from tennis unbeaten in Davis cup after five matches, and played most of his career with Jonas Björkman.more

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    • Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
    • Nationality: Sweden
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