Morten Christensen (tennis)

Morten Christensen ( born June 15, 1965 in Copenhagen) is a former Danish tennis player.


Christensen was a professional tennis player in 1983. He played mainly on the ATP Challenger Tour, where he won two doubles titles. In 1988 he won with Michael Tauson in Hanko and with Steve Guy in Thessaloniki. His best result on the ATP World Tour was a semi-finals in doubles at the Swedish Open. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1988 with position 250 in the singles and 1986 position 104 in doubles.

He could be in single never qualify for a Grand Slam tournament, his best results in double were second-round appearances at the U.S. Open in 1986 and the French Open in 1987.

Christensen graduated between 1986 and 1995 17 single and 14 double appearances for the Danish Davis Cup team. There he succeeded in doing individual victories against Thomas Muster and Emilio Sánchez Vicario. His greatest success with the team was participating in the quarterfinals of the World Group, which went 0-5 lost to Germany, where he made two individual against Eric Jelen and Boris Becker. He joined the Summer Olympic Games in Seoul in 1988 on both single and double for Denmark. On the side of Michael Tauson he reached the quarter-finals, they lost there but the later gold medal winners Ken Flach and Robert Seguso from the United States. In the individual he was defeated in the first round against Slobodan Živojinović.