Jonas Bjorkman Bio

  • Full name is Jonas Lars Bjorkman
  • Began playing tennis at age six
  • Parents, Lars, who is a tennis coach and Margaretha, is a housewife
  • Has one younger sister Maria
  • Won Swedish Junior Championship at 18 and ranked as high as No. 4 among junior Swedes
  • Enjoys golf and considers hockey and soccer as favorite sports
  • A big fan of James Bond films and favorite actor is Al Pacino
  • An avid NHL fan and tries to catch a game in every NHL city where an ATP tournament stops
  • His idols growing up were countrymen Mats Wilander and Stefan Edberg
  • Has a 38-23 career Davis Cup record in 34 ties (17-10 in singles) since 1994
  • Played in Atlanta Olympic Games in 1996 (l. in 1st RD in singles and doubles)
  • Member of ATP Player Council in 1998-2001
  • Selected as Player Council President in 2000-01
  • Publishes a Swedish tennis magazine
  • Wife, Petra (married Dec. 2, 2000 in Stockholm)
  • Son, Max (born Jan. 15, 2003); daughter, Bianca (born Jan. 21, 2008).
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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