Mats Wilander

Born:
August 22, 1964
Place of Birth:
Vaxjo, Sweden
Citizenship:
Sweden
Induction Category:
Recent Player
Year of Induction:
2002
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 1

Mats Wilander’s exemplary match playing temperament, technical and tactical flexibility, and grace under pressure enabled him to flourish at the highest levels of the game. A Swede with unrelenting ground strokes and extraordinary strategic backcourt acumen, he captured seven major singles titles. In 1988, he took three of the four major singles titles and was indisputably No. 1 in the world. A sportsman of the highest order, Wilander wore his success with uncommon class and dignity.

Grand Slam Record

Australian Open

  • Singles Champion 1983-84, 1988

French Open

  • Singles Champion 1982, 1985, 1988

Wimbledon

  • Doubles Champion 1986

US Open

  • Singles Champion 1988

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1981-90, 1995