Mikael Pernfors (SWE)

Birth date:7.16.63

Birthplace:Malmo, Sweeden

Current Residence:Vero Beach, FL

Current Champions Rank:

Highest Champions Rank:4

Current Year Record:


Pernfors was the only player in the history of NCAA tennis to win back-to-back singles championships. The titles came in 1984 and '85 and in that second year he led his Georgia squad to the team championship as well.


+Pernfors was a finalist at the French Open in 1986, losing to Ivan Lendl.

+He played Davis Cup for his native Sweden in 1986, \'87 and \'89, helping his team reach the final in 1986.

+Mikael achieved this highest rank in singles - No. 10 - in 1986. His pinnacle in doubles came when he ranked No. 32 in 1988.

+During the course of his career, Pernfors had wins over Stefan Edberg, Boris Becker, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, Mats Wilander and John McEnroe.

+4 career titles: 3 in singles; 1 in doubles.

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