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Soderling beats Monaco in Swedish final

BASTAD, Sweden, July 19 (UPI) -- Robin Soderling overcame Juan Monaco 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) Sunday to win the Swedish Open tennis tournament at Bastad.

Del Potro wins Heineken Open

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- No. 1 seed Juan Martin Del Potro finished his tune-up for the year's first major tournament Saturday by downing Sam Querrey to win the Heineken Open.
Del Potro, Querrey reach Auckland final

Del Potro, Querrey reach Auckland final

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro and No. 6 Sam Querrey will clash Saturday in the title match of the Heineken Open in Auckland, New Zealand.

Norman retires in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Magnus Norman was forced to retire Friday in his quarterfinal match against top-seed Jiri Novak at the Shanghai Open.

Novak, Norman reach quarters

SHANGHAI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Top seed Jiri Novak and seventh-seeded Magnus Norman became the first players to advance to the quarterfinals Wednesday at the Shanghai Open.

Norman ends skid with first-round win

SHANGHAI, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Magnus Norman snapped a four-match losing streak Monday with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over Ben-Qiang Zhu of China, in the first round at the Shanghai Open.

Schuettler reaches second round

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Rainer Schuettler of Germany was among the seeded players to advance Wednesday at the Brazil Open.

Srichaphan wins TD Waterhouse Cup title

COMMACK, N.Y., Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Paradorn Srichaphan defended his TD Waterhouse Cup crown Sunday with a 6-2, 6-4 win over American James Blake in the final of this U.S. Open tune-up.

Rain suspends play at Idea Prokom Open

SOPOT, Poland, July 28 (UPI) -- Anna Pistolesi of Israel and Slovakian Henrieta Nagyova were the only players to begin matches Monday as rain suspended play at the Idea Prokom Open.

Moya reaches Croatian semis

UMAG, Croatia, July 25 (UPI) -- In a rematch of last year's final, top-seeded Carlos Moya of Spain stormed past countryman David Ferrer on Friday, 6-1, 6-2.

Norman moves into Croatian quarters

UMAG, Croatia, July 23 (UPI) -- Unseeded Swede Magnus Norman reached the quarterfinals at the Croatia Open Wednesday with a 7-6 (10-8), 7-6 (7-3) victory over Sasa Tuksar.

Mauresmo, Costa bows out of Wimbledon

LONDON, June 20 (UPI) -- Three days before the start of its annual tournament, Wimbledon has lost two marquee tennis players.

French Open Tuesday's Schedules

Men's Singles - First Round

French Open Men's Draw

PARIS, May 25 (UPI) -- The men's draw for the 2003 French Open, which begins Monday in Paris:

Chile reaches team final

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 23 (UPI) -- Chile moved into the finals of the ATP Team Championship Friday with a 3-0 decision over defending champion Argentina.
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NYP2000090501- 05 SEPTEMBER 2000- NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: 3rd seed Magnus Norman from Sweden bows out after losing in the 4th round to Nicolas Kiefer from Germany 6-2, 6-7, 6-1, 6-3 September 5 at the U.S.Open 2000. cc/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Magnus Norman (born 30 May 1976 in Filipstad) is a retired Swedish professional tennis player who is best known for being the runner up at the French Open in 2000 and for briefly being ranked World Number 2. He won 12 singles titles, including a Tennis Masters Series tournament in Rome, Italy.

Norman reached his career high ranking of World Number 2 on 12 June 2000. This ranking resulted from his success during the first half of the year. He reached the semifinals of the Australian Open and was the runner-up at the French Open, losing to Gustavo Kuerten of Brazil. At the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, he lost in the third round to Frenchman Arnaud di Pasquale in straight sets.

Norman underwent corrective surgery for a heart valve condition in 1998. He retired due to hip and knee injuries in 2004. Magnus is the current coach of Robin Söderling.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Magnus Norman."
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