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Thomas Johansson retires from tennis

Thomas Johansson retires from tennis

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 12 (UPI) -- Thomas Johansson, who counts the 2002 Australian Open among his tournament titles, announced his retirement Friday from competitive tennis.

Israel, Sweden tied, 1-1, at Davis Cup

MALMO, Sweden, March 6 (UPI) -- Israel and Sweden split their Davis Cup matches Friday at Malmo, Sweden on a day that was marred by demonstrators outside their Baltic Hall venue.

Olympic Medal: M Tennis Doubles

BEIJING, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland won the Olympic gold medal Saturday in men's tennis doubles.
Top-seeded Stepanek moves on at Nottingham

Top-seeded Stepanek moves on at Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 17 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Radek Stepanek and three other seeded players recorded straight-set wins in the first round of The Slazenger Open tennis tournament in England.
Berdych opens Weber title defense with win

Berdych opens Weber title defense with win

HALLE, Germany, June 9 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Tomas Berdych opened defense of his Gerry Weber Open title with a first-round win Monday in the grass-court tournament in Germany.
Soderling, Ancic post French Open upsets

Soderling, Ancic post French Open upsets

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- Robin Soderling and Mario Ancic ousted seeded players Tuesday in first-round play of the men's draw of the French Open.

Sweden beats Russia for World Team title

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 24 (UPI) -- Sweden beat Russia 2-1 in the best-of-three final Saturday to win the $2.34 million ATP World Team Championship.
Russia to meet Sweden in World Team final

Russia to meet Sweden in World Team final

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 23 (UPI) -- Dmitry Tursunov took part in two Russian victories Friday, lifting the Russian team into the finals of the ATP World Team Championship against Sweden.
Sweden makes team tennis title series

Sweden makes team tennis title series

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 22 (UPI) -- Singles victories by Robin Soderling and Thomas Johansson boosted the Swedish team into the finals of the $2.34 million ATP World Team Championship in Germany.

Americans, Argentines split at World Team

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 20 (UPI) -- James Blake won and Wayne Odesnik lost Tuesday when the United States split singles with Argentina at the $2.34 million World Team Championship.
Canas advances on Barcelona's clay court

Canas advances on Barcelona's clay court

BARCELONA, Spain, April 28 (UPI) -- Guillermo Canas, the 2007 tournament runner-up, collected an easy first-round victory Monday at the $1.29 million Open Sabadell Atlantico tournament in Spain.
Argentina advances in Davis Cup

Argentina advances in Davis Cup

BUENOS AIRES, April 13 (UPI) -- David Nalbandian won a marathon match against Sweden's Robin Soderling in Buenos Aires Sunday, sending Argentina on to the Davis Cup semifinals.

Federer a third-round winner in Miami

MIAMI, March 31 (UPI) -- Two-time champion Roger Federer was a third-round winner Monday at the $3.77 million Sony Ericsson Open.

Hewitt, Canas win in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, March 4 (UPI) -- Second-seed Lleyton Hewitt and fourth-seed Guillermo Canas won their first-round matches Monday at the Tennis Channel Open in Las Vegas.

Roddick easily earns quarterfinal berth

MEMPHIS, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Andy Roddick avoided the upset bug in the second round of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis, eliminating Mardy Fish 6-4, 6-2.
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Infobox last updated on: 25 August 2008.

Thomas Johansson (born 24 March, 1975, in Linköping, Sweden) is a professional tennis player. He's a former Australian Open singles champion and Olympic silver medalist in doubles.

Johansson began to play tennis at age five with his father, Krister. In 1989, became European 14s singles champion and won doubles title (w/Magnus Norman). Even when he injured his right elbow while playing Orange Bowl 16s in 1991, he reached the final, losing to Spain's Gonzalo Corrales. He finished No. 10 in 1993 world junior rankings.

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