Anders Jarryd

Biography

Birthdate: 07/13/1961
Birthplace: Lidkopin, Sweden

Jarryd was a dominating force on the ATP Tour in both singles and doubles for almost two decades. During his illustrious career he captured 8 singles titles and 59 doubles titles, including 8 Grand Slam doubles titles. Jarryd also won the Davis Cup, reached the World No. 1 doubles ranking and achieved a career-high singles ranking of World No. 5.

Career Highlights

-In 1983, Jarryd won his first Grand Slam doubles title at the French Open, partnering with Hans Simonsson.

-Jarryd reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon in singles in 1985 before being knocked-out in four sets by eventual champion Boris Becker. He attained his career high singles ranking of World No. 5 in July 1985 and the World No. 1 doubles ranking.

-Jarryd won 3 of the 4 Grand Slam men’s doubles titles in 1987; the Australian Open, again partnering with Stefan Edberg; the French Open, partnering with Robert Seguso and the U.S. Open, partnering with Edberg.

-In 1988, Jarryd won the men’s doubles Bronze Medal at the Olympic Games and was a member of the Swedish team which won the 1988 World Team Cup.

-By winning the men’s doubles title at Wimbledon in 1989, partnering with John Fitzgerald, Jarryd earned the unique distinction of holding a career Grand Slam in doubles.

-In 1991, Jarryd again captured 3 of the 4 men’s Grand Slam doubles titles, partnering with Fitzgerald to win the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.

-67 career titles: 8 in singles, 59 in doubles