I've been mentally prepared for this because I'm mentally very ready to retireJonas Bjorkman ends his tennis career Nov 14, 2008
I've been hitting the ball well in practice, I just need to win some more hereFerrero, Moya reach semifinals Sep 27, 2002
This is the first time I ever won a match here in LyonFrenchmen ousted in Lyon Oct 11, 2001
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.