Bathman in 1987 and first played professional tennis player on the ATP Challenger Tour, where he could play out in the following year his first double victory on the side of Ronnie Bathman in Cascais. In addition, he stood in the semi-finals of the Challenger tournament in Montabaur. Together with Per Henricsson he won in Athens for the first time at a tournament of the ATP World Tour. Overall, he won six tournament victories in doubles in his career, five more times he stood in a double finals, including two times in Tel Aviv.
In individual never managed to qualify for a Grand Slam tournament. His best result was in double the reach the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 1993 at the site of Byron Talbot. He also reached the quarterfinals of the 1991 U.S. Open and twice the second round of the French Open. His high for the double world ranking he had in 1992 with position 37, in individual he came in 1989 to position 158