Mikael Ymer is a professional tennis player from Switzerland. He holds a career-high ranking of No.67 in March 2020. As of February 2022, he is the No.1 Swedish tennis player. He also has a doubles high ranking for 187, which he received in October 2017.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Ymer was born on September 9, 1998, in Skara, Sweden. He stands 183 cm tall and his last listed weight is 75 kg. The right-handed player has a two-handed backhand. He turned pro in 2015 and he has been coached by Frederik Nielsen and Kalle Norberg.
His parents are Ethiopian immigrants. His brothers Elias Ymer and Rafael Ymer also play tennis. Elias is a professional tennis player and Rafael is a junior tennis player.
As a junior player, Ymer made it to the final of the 2015 Wimbledon Championships. He turned professional in 2015.
He made his grand slam debut in 2020 in the US Open where he made it to the first round. In 2021, he appeared in all four grand slam events, he made it to the third round of the Australian Open, French Open, and the US Open. He also made it to the second round of Wimbledon.
In 2022, he appeared in the Australian Open before losing to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the opening. In February, he made it to the semi-finals of the Open Sud de France.
Highest Ranking: No. 67 (2 March 2020)Current Ranking: No. 75 (7 February 2022)
Grand Slam Singles Performances
Australian Open - 3R (2021)French Open - 3R (2021)Wimbledon - 2R (2021)US Open - 1R (2020, 2021)
Highest ranking - No. 187 (16 October 2017)Current ranking - No. 1464 (3 January 2022)