This article will answer every question you have about Mikael Ymer. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Mikael do for a living?
- Who are Mikael’s parents and siblings?
- What are Mikael’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Mikael married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Mikael have any children?
- Where is Mikael now?
- How tall is Mikael?
- How much money does Mikael earn?
- What is Mikael’s net worth?
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Who is Mikael Ymer?
Mikael Ymer is a recognized Swedish professional tennis player. He has a career-high ATP singles rating of world No. 67, attained in March 2020. In the ATP Doubles ranking his career high is No. 187, attained in October 2017. Ymer is currently the No. 1 Swedish player.
Mikael Ymer Career
Ymer competed in his first junior major final at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships but was beaten by American Reilly Opelka in straight sets. He then managed to claim his second European Championships title (U18) defeating Bernabe Zapata Miralles in the final in straight sets in 2015.
2021: Success in Grand Slams, two third round, Maiden ATP final.
Mikael reached the third round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his career at the 2021 Australian Open. He achieved this by beating twenty-sixth seed Hubert Hurkacz and qualifier Carlos Alcaraz, prior to losing to 5th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas. As world No.105 at the 2021 French Open, he attained the biggest victory of his career by defeating world No. 15 Gael Monfils in the second round. With the win, Ymer once again made it to the third round of a major, this time losing to Jannik Sinner.
Mikael defeated 11th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas, lucky loser Max Purcell, and 13th seed Frances Tiafoa to reach his first ATP semifinal at the 2021 Winston-Salem Open. He went on to win against 15th seed Carlos Alcaraz to reach his first ATP final, making him the first Swedish tour-level finalist since Robin Soderling at the 2011 Swedish Open. Mikael then lost the final to Ilya Ivashka in straight sets in 56 minutes. He played at the 2021 US Open, losing to Jenson Brooksby in the first round in August.
2022: Second ATP Tour semifinal
Mikael was unable to defend his third-round showing at the 2022 Australian Open, losing to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the opening round. He made it to his second ATP semifinal since Gstaad in 2016, at the 2022 Open Sud de France in February. Ymer defeated three French players Corentin Moutet, 3rd seed Gael Monfils (his second top-20 victory), and Richard Gasquet. He is coached by Kalle Norberg and Frederik Nielsen.
How old is Mikael Ymer?
Mikael Ymer is aged 23 as of 2021, having been born on September 9, 1998, in Skara, Sweden. He shares his birthday with famous people including Adam Sandler, Gabriela Bee, Leah Kate, Ronni Hawk, William Bligh, Cliff Robertson, Otis Redding, Dave Stewart, Michelle Williams, Charlie Hunnam, and Hugh Grant, among others.
Mikael Ymer Family
Who are Mikael Ymer’s parents?
Mikael Ymer was born to Kelemework Elias Yigletu and Yemer Wondwosen in Skara, Sweden. His parents are Ethiopian immigrants and his mother is a physician while his father works at a dairy company.
Does Mikael Ymer have siblings?
Ymer was born to his parents into a family of three children as the second-born son. He has two siblings, an older brother Elias Ymer and a younger brother Rafael Ymer. Elias is also a professional tennis player, while Rafael is a tennis player on the juniors’ circuit.
Mikael Ymer Education
Ymer has not shared his personal and private life with the media as it is not known about his academic qualifications.
Mikael Ymer Girlfriend
Ymer is currently single and not married. He has not been linked to any relationship or shared any information about his love life with the media. If he is linked to any relationship, this information will be updated. He currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden.
Mikael Ymer Kids
Ymer has not been married in his life and does not have any children of his own to date. When he gets any children, this information will be updated.
Mikael Ymer Height
Ymer has an athletic, muscular, and physically fit body adding up to a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) and a weight of 75 kg (165 lbs).
Mikael Ymer Net Worth
Swedish professional tennis player, Ymer has been active from 2015 to the present in his tennis career. He earns prize money of around $1,806,358 and has garnered an estimated net worth of approximately $7 million as of 2022.