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Full name  Elias Ymer
Name  Elias Ymer
Coach  Galo Blanco
Prize money  $278,515
Weight  78 kg

Residence  Stockholm, Sweden
Height  1.83 m
Country (sports)  Sweden
Role  tennis player
Elias Ymer Playing Tennis
Born  10 April 1996 (age 25) Skara, Sweden (1996-04-10)
Plays  Right-handed (two handed-backhand)
Career record  6–15 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Parents  Kelemework Elias Yigletu, Yemer Wondwosen

Similar  Mikael Ymer, Filip Horanský, Benjamin Bonzi


Siblings  Mikael Ymer, Rafael Yemer

Elias ymer qualifies for wimbledon

Elias Ymer (born 10 April 1996 in Skara) is a Swedish tennis player of Ethiopian descent. He is the older brother of fellow tennis player Mikael Ymer.


Elias Ymer after winning

Tennis Star Elias Ymer Explores Ethiopian Roots


Elias Ymer Photo

Ymer has a career high ATP singles ranking of 118, achieved on 23 May 2016. He has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 194, achieved on 24 July 2017.

Elias Ymer Wimbledon 2015

Ymer made his ATP main draw singles debut at the 2013 Swedish Open where he lost in the first round to Grigor Dimitrov. Ymer received a wildcard at the 2014 Swedish Open defeating Mikhail Kukushkin in the first round before falling to João Sousa in the second round.

Elias Ymer Playing Tennis

He qualified to the main draw of 2015 Australian Open after wins against Benoît Paire, Jan Mertl and Hyeon Chung. He lost in the first round against Go Soeda in five sets.

At the 2015 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Ymer defeated Thiemo de Bakker and Nick Kyrgios to reach third round, where he lost to David Ferrer.

He qualified to the main draw of 2015 French Open after wins against Roberto Marcora, Blaž Rola and Roberto Carballés Baena. He lost in the first round against Lukáš Rosol in straight sets.

Ymer won his first ATP Challenger title at the 2015 Città di Caltanissetta, beating American Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets.

Ymer qualified to the main draw of 2015 Wimbledon Championships after wins against Thomas Fabbiano, Boy Westerhof and Guido Pella. He lost in the first round to 23rd seed Ivo Karlović in four sets.

Ymer successfully qualified for all four Grand Slams in 2015 after coming through qualifying at the 2015 US Open. He lost in the first round to Diego Schwartzman.


Career record
19–47 (28.8%) (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup) 
Career titles
Highest ranking
No. 105 (11 June 2018) 
Current ranking
No. 201 (16 March 2020)

Grand Slam Singles results

Australian Open

1R (2015, 2018) 
French Open
2R (2018) 
1R (2015) 
US Open
1R (2015)


Career record
7–9 (43.8%)
Career titles
Highest ranking
No. 188 (16 October 2017)
Current ranking
No. 382 (16 March 2020)


Elias Ymer Wikipedia