Lena Sofia Alexandra Arvidsson is a female Swedish professional tennis player. She was born on February 16, 1984 in Halmstad, Sweden, to parents Yngve (father; a policeman) and Lena (mother; music teacher). She has one younger brother named Fredrik, who wants to be a policeman. Arvidsson started playing tennis at the young age of 8 when their neighbor, who was a tennis coach, introduced her to the game. Currently, she is being coached by Fredrik Loven.
Arvidsson turned pro in 2001, and debuted in rank No. 688 in the world. She won the ITF/Sunderland-GBR, which was the sixth ITF Circuit tournament she had entered in her career. By the end of the year, she won her second title of her debut season at the ITF/Stockholm-SWE.
By 2002, Arvidsson (already ranking at No. 288) succeeded at the qualifier at Brussels. In that same year, she defeated Schnyder at the Fed Cup during the qualifying round. She also went on to win three ITF Circuit singles titles. On September 9, 2002, she debuted into the Top 200, and landed right on top at No. 198.
2005 is considered to be her breakthrough season. It was in this year that she broke into the Top 100, and reached a Tour singles final round for the first time. During the second half of the season, she had outstanding performance at three Tour singles quarter finals.
Over the course of her career, this right-handed player, had garnered a number of wins and titles. She already has a record of 264-158 in singles, and 66-55 in doubles. However, she has yet to win a title at any Grand Slam tournament. Arvidsson currently holds 1 WTA title and 14 ITF titles for singles, and 9 ITF titles for doubles. She has achieved her highest ranking at No. 29, which she reached on May 1, 2006. As for doubles, she reached her highest rank at No. 147 on July 19, 2004.