Thomas Enqvist

Thomas Enqvist ( born March 13, 1974 in Stockholm ) is a former Swedish tennis player. During his career, he could win a 19 single and doubles title. His greatest successes were the victories at the Masters Series events in Paris (1996 ), Stuttgart (1999) and Cincinnati ( 2000).

Its highest ranking in the tennis world ranking was No. 4 in 1999. With Sweden he was in the 1997 Davis Cup final. In 1999, he was able to reach the final of the Australian Open, he lost to Yevgeny Kafelnikov 6-4, 0:6, 3:6, 6:7. In 2001, he reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

Most comfortable he felt in the indoor tournaments. He won et al 2000 Basel. In the final he beat the then emerging Swiss Roger Federer 6:2, 4:6, 7:6, 1:6 and 6:1.

Due to his many injuries, he is far slipped in the world rankings. Although he had the talent, he was never able to build on the achievements of Stefan Edberg and Björn Borg. The persistent injury problems have Enqvist to move to finish his career. On 20 April 2006, the tennis player told the newspaper Svenska Dagbladet his departure from professional tennis.