Famous Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors

Mikael Pernfors

Swedish Tennis Player Mikael Pernfors was born on the 16th of July 1963 in Malmo.  He is one of the professional Sweden tennis players who played and served the country in past. He turned professional in 1985 and was retired from this sport in 1996. He played as a right-handed (two-handed backhand) tennis player. Throughout his career, he won prize money of $1,363,793. He used to play for many institutions and the University of Georgia situated in the United States is highlighted before turning professional. Since then he became the very first tennis player to win NCAA singles back-to-back in the year 1984 and 1985.

He is famous for qualifying for the final match of men’s singles at the French Open Tournament in 1986 and for winning the Canada Masters in Montreal in 1993. The world awarded him with the ranking number of 10 for singles on 22 September 1986. For doubles, they awarded Mikael with the ranking number of 32 on 11 July 1988. In addition to this, he also received the title ATP most improved player in 1986. He was a recipient of the Comeback player of the year award in 1993.

Mikael achieved success in his first match of top-level singles held in 1988 in Los Angeles, California. After a month, he also gained victory in Scottsdale, Arizona.  He won the single master series final tournament at Montreal, Canada in 1993.  Moreover, he won the single career finals in Paris in 1986, USA (Memphis, Los Angeles and Scottsdale) in 1988 and Canada in 1993. In addition to this, he won the career finals doubles at Charleston USA on 8 May 1989.