Mikael Ymer

Mikael Ymer Announces Retirement From Professional Tennis

STARNBERG, August 26, 2023 Mikael Ymer has announced his retirement from professional tennis in response to his doping suspension. The 24-year-old Swede shared the news on social media of Friday, stating that the sanction was “unfair.” Ymer emphasized that he […]

Mikael Ymer Has Come Alive In Florence This Week

FLORENCE/WASHINGTON, October 12, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Sweden’s Mikael Ymer has truly come alive this week in Florence. Round by round, the 24-year-old Stockholm resident has taken on all comers and succeeded. After winning two rounds in qualifying (against Italy’s […]

Ymer Stuns Murray In Washington Opener

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) At the conclusion of their two-hour and 50-minute marathon of a first-round match at the Citi Open in Washington, D.C. Monday evening, Great Britain’s Andy Murray looked gassed. Playing in 85-degree heat with […]

Memorable Day And Night For Ymer Brothers On Separate Continents

WASHINGTON, February 4, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) When Mikael Ymer put the finishing touches on his 6-1, 6-2 second-round victory over a fatigued World No. 16 Gaël Monfils at the Open Sud de France in Montpellier Thursday night, it capped a […]

Ymer Delights Home Crowd At Stockholm Open

STOCKHOLM, October 17, 2019 Mikael Ymer headlined Wednesday’s first-round action at the Intrum Stockholm Open. The 21-year-old local favourite has clinched his first win in Sweden’s capital since 2016, as he defeated Joao Sousa from Portugal 7-5, 6-4. Ymer, who […]

Ymer Crowned Challenger Champion At Mouilleron-Le-Captif

MOUILLERON-LE-CAPTIF, October 13, 2019 Mikael Ymer is the champion of the €92,040 Internationaux de Tennis de Vendée held at the Vendespace Arena in La Roche sur Yon. The No. 3 seed from Sweden defeated Mathias Bourgue of France 6-1, 6-4 […]

Ymer Takes Open D’Orleans Title

ORLEANS, September 30, 2019 Mikael Ymer is the champion of the Open d’Orleans. The No. 8 seed, who entered the ATP Challenger 125 hard-court event with a wild card, defeated Frenchman Gregoire Barrere 6-3, 7-5 in Sunday’s singles final. Ymer […]

Sweden Book Davis Cup Qualifiers Berth

STOCKHOLM, September 14, 2019 Sweden secured their place in the 2020 Davis Cup by Rakuten Qualifier with a 3-1 win over Israel in the Davis Cup Europe-Africa Group I tie in Stockholm. Mikael Ymer gave the hosts an unassailable lead […]

Ymer And Eriksson Give Sweden Commanding 2-0 Lead Over Israel

STOCKHOLM, September 13, 2019 Sweden took an overwhelming 2-0 lead against Israel in their Davis Cup Europe-Africa Group I tie as Markus Eriksson edged Dudi Sela 7-6(6), 6-0 after the host’s top-ranked player Mikael Ymer defeated Edan Lesham 6-3 7-5 […]

Mikael Ymer Takes Tampere Open Title

TAMPERE, July 30, 2019 Mikael Ymer is the champion of the Tampere Open held on clay at the Tampereen Tenniskeskus. The No. 3 seed from Sweden fought past defending champion Tallon Griekspoor from the Netherlands, winning 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 in Sunday’s […]