Michael Mortensen

Michael Mortensen ( born March 12, 1961 in Glostrup ) is a former Danish tennis player.


Mortensen was a professional tennis player in 1984. His first year on the ATP World Tour also be successful should be. On the side of Jan Gunnarsson, he won the tournament in Nice, Bastad ATP and Toulouse, he also won with Mats Wilander in Geneva. In the following years he was indeed in several finals, including at the side of Mansour Bahrami at the Masters tournament in Monte Carlo but won none of them. Only in 1989 he succeeded his fifth and last doubles title, this time with Eric Jelen in Lyon. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1984 with position 301 in the singles and 1988 position 34 in doubles.

In the individual he was never able to qualify for a Grand Slam tournament. His best result was double the quarter- finals at the U.S. Open in 1985, where he was defeated at the side of Hans Simonsson the eventual tournament winners Ken Flach and Robert Seguso from the United States.

Mortensen graduated 1979-1990 26 single and 24 double appearances for the Danish Davis Cup team. His greatest success with the team was participating in the quarterfinals of the World Group. In the 0-5 loss to Germany was defeated by Michael Tauson against Boris Becker and Eric Jelen in three sets.

Tournament Win

Double ( 5)