Thomas Johansson Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age five with his father, Krister
  • Mother, Maud; and has one younger sister, Tina
  • In 1989, became European 14s singles champion and won doubles title (w/M. Norman)
  • Injured his right elbow while playing Orange Bowl 16s in 1991, but still reached final, losing to Spainís Gonzalo Corrales
  • Finished No. 10 in 1993 world junior rankings
  • Idol growing up was Mats Wilander, who is captain of Swedish Davis Cup team
  • Enjoys reading books from Swedish author Henning Mankell, National Geographic magazine and watches TV show Friends (owns almost every episode on DVD)
  • Favorite actors are Al Pacino and Robert De Niro
  • Enjoys music of U2, Depeche Mode and Swedish group Kent, playing golf and innebandy (indoor floor hockey)
  • Enjoys watching home town hockey team Linkoping HC and Djurgardens IF
  • Scored two goals and assisted on another in 6-5 win by ATP Stars over NHL Players in annual street hockey challenge in MontrTal in 2001
  • Has a 17-15 career Davis Cup record (16-12 in singles) in 16 ties
  • Elected to ATP Player Council in June 2006
  • Wife, Gisella (married Dec. 3, 2005); son, Lucas (born Oct. 13, 2006)
  • Coached by former ATP and World No. 2 Magnus Norman.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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