Joakim Nyström

JoakimJockeNyström (born 20 February 1963) is a former top ten ranked tennis player from Sweden who won 13 singles titles during his professional career. The right-hander reached his highest singles ranking on the ATP Tour on 31 March 1986, when he was ranked world No. 7. He was also ranked world No. 4 in doubles that same year.

Swedish tennis player

Joakim Nyström
Country (sports)  Sweden
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1963-02-20) 20 February 1963 (age 58)
Skellefteå, Sweden
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1980
Retired 1989
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,074,947
Singles
Career record 265–142
Career titles 13
Highest ranking No. 7 (31 March 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (1983, 1984, 1985)
French Open QF (1985)
Wimbledon 3R (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
US Open QF (1985, 1986)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals QF (1984)
WCT Finals SF (1985)
Doubles
Career record 185–116
Career titles 8
Highest ranking No. 4 (10 November 1986)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (1984)
French Open SF (1985)
Wimbledon W (1986)
US Open F (1986)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (1984, 1985, 1987)

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He was a singles quarterfinalist at both the French Open (1985) and US Open (1985, 1986) tournaments, the 1986 Wimbledon doubles champion with Mats Wilander, and a member of the winning 1985 and 1987 Davis Cup teams from Sweden. He qualified for The Masters year-end singles tournament in 1984, 1985, and 1986.

Nystrom was part of the generation of outstanding Swedish players in the 1980s and early 1990s, which included Anders Järryd, Jonas Svensson, Mikael Pernfors, Kent Carlsson, Stefan Edberg, Henrik Sundström, and Mats Wilander.

Since retiring from tennis, Nyström has served as Fed Cup captain for Sweden and as an assistant coach to Wilander with the Swedish Davis Cup team. Outside these commitments, he coaches both Finn Jarkko Nieminen and Austrian Jürgen Melzer.[1]Jack Sock has also hired him as his coach.[2]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 Career SR Career W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R A 4R 3R 3R NH A A 1R 0 / 5 7–5
French Open A 1R 4R 3R 2R QF 1R 4R 3R A 0 / 8 15–8
Wimbledon A 2R 1R A 2R 3R 3R 3R 3R A 0 / 7 10–7
US Open A A A 4R 4R QF QF 2R 1R A 0 / 6 16–6
SR 0 / 0 0 / 3 0 / 2 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 26 N/A
Win-Loss 0–0 1–3 3–2 8–3 8–4 12–4 6–3 6–3 4–3 0–1 N/A 48–26
Year-end championships
The Masters A A A A QF 1R RR A A A 0 / 3 2–4

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