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BJORKMAN AT US OPEN
Jonas Bjorkman of Sweden plays a doubles match during the US Open at the National Tennis Center on September 3, 2005 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Infobox last updated on: 3 November 2008.

Jonas Lars Björkman (pronounced: YO-nas BYERK-mann) (born 23 March 1972, Alvesta, Sweden) is a former World No. 4 Swedish professional tennis player. He is a also a former World No. 1 in doubles. Bjorkman retired from professional tennis after competing at the 2008 Tennis Masters Cup - Doubles.

On 20 November 2006, he replaced Dick Norman as the oldest player in the ATP Top 100 (singles) when Norman dropped out of the Top 100 for the last time. On 9 June 2008, aged 36 years and 2 months, Björkman was himself succeeded in this honour by Fabrice Santoro after dropping out of the Top 100 in his turn.

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