About Pim-Pim

Born: July 1st, 1982
Place of birth: Lund, Sweden
Residence: Hölö, Sweden
Family: Wife Johanna Johansson, son Leo (born Dec. -09) and daugther Nellie (born Aug -12)
Turned pro: 2000
Height: 198 centimeters
Nick name: Pim-Pim. His older brother was unable to say Joachim when Pim-Pim was born, but said Joapim which became Pim-Pim and has stuck since then.
Career money:  USD 1 549 039

Won in Memphis in 2004 and Marseille in 2005 without losing a single service game.

Served most aces out of all players in three consecutive Grand Slams, Wimbledon 2004, US Open 2004 and Australian Open 2005.

Has undergone shoulder surgery twice, in July 2005 and in February 2007. Has also had an elbow surgery in December 2005. Was ranked world number 10 when the first surgery took place.

Likes sports in general and holds a handicap of 3 in golf.

Father Leif is a former Davis Cup player in the 70’s and wife Johanna is a former professional golfer on the Ladies European Tour..

Ranking record

Highest ranking singles: 9 (Feb 14 2005, no 5 in Europe)

Highest place ATP Champions Race: 2 (Jan 10 2005, after Roger Federer)

Highest ranking doubles: 108 (Sep 12 2005)

Ranking development year by year, singles: 2000-774, 2001-415, 2002-210, 2003-113, 2004-12, 2005-45, 2006-196, 2007-339, 2008-767, 2009-370, 2010-882, 2011-547.

Finished 2004 ranked world no 12. No other player in history never before ranked top 100 has ever finished the year with a ranking that high.

Highest ranked Swedish player in singles between July 5 2004 and July 3 2005.

Tournament record

ATP titles, singles: 3 (Memphis 2004, Adelaide 2005, Marseille 2005)

ATP-titles, doubles: 1 (Båstad 2005 with Jonas Björkman)

Challenger titles, singles: 3 (Nottingham 2003, Ischgl 2003, Luxemburg 2004)

Future titles, singles: 6 (Australia F1 2001, Poland F3 2002, Austria F4 2002, Sweden F1 2002, Sweden F1 2003, Sweden F4 2006)

Best result Australian Open: match before quarter-finals, 2005
Best result French Open: Final in junior doubles with Andy Roddick, 2000
Best result Wimbledon: match before quarter-finals, 2004
Best result US Open: Semi-final, 2004

Match record

Singles (ATP and Davis Cup), won-lost: 71-58
Singles (Challenger), won-lost: 52-24
Singles (Future), won-lost: 69-19
Doubles (ATP and Davis Cup), won-lost: 16-14

Davis Cup singles, won-lost: 2-5
Davis Cup doubles, won-lost: 1-0

Matches won against top 10 players: 4 (beat no 6 Rainer Schüttler in first round Sydney 2004, beat no 2 Andy Roddick in quarter-finals of US Open 2004, beat no 2 Rafael Nadal in second round Stockholm Open 2006, beat no 5 Nikolay Davydenko in second round Madrid Masters 2006)

Has won all matches that has been played over five sets (Davis Cup doubles vs. Arthurs/Woodbridge 2004, quarter-finals of US Open vs. Andy Roddick, 3rd round vs. Feliciano Lopez Australian Open 2005).

Junior record

Semi-final Australian Open 2000.
Final French Open doubles 2000.
Final doubles Orange Bowl 1999.
Quarter-final singles Orange Bowl 2000.
Winner World Super Junior Tennis Championships Japan 2000, singles.
Winner Victorian Junior Championships 2000, singles.
Winner Salsomaggio Italy 1999, singles.
Winner Japan Open Junior Championships 1999, singles.
Winner Nokia Sugar Bowl International Junior Tennis Classic USA 1998, singles.
Winner Victorian Junior Championships 2000, doubles.
Winner Salsomaggio Italy 1999, doubles.
Winner Japan Open Junior Championships 1999, doubles.

Quarter-final singles Junior European Championships outdoor 1997 and 1998.
Semi-final singles Junior European Championships outdoor 1996.
Final doubles Junior European Championships outdoor 1999 and 2000.
Winner Junior European Championships for teams age 16 indoors 1998.
Runner up Junior World Championships for teams age 14 outdoors 1996.
5th Junior European Championships for teams age 14 outdoors 1996.
6th Junior European Championships for teams age 14 indoors 1996.

Semi-final singles Orange Bowl age 16, 1998.
Final doubles Orange Bowl age 16, 1998.
Semi-final Tarbes age 14, 1996.
Quarter-final Annecy age 13, 1995.

Several victories at the Swedish Championships, Båstadtennis and Masters. Winner of SALK Open 1995 and 1997.

Highest Junior World Ranking, singles: 2 (March 13 2000, behind Andy Roddick)

Highest Junior World Ranking, doubles: 5 (Jan 17 2000)

Finished 10th of the Junior World Rankings singles in 1999, one year young. Finished 3rd of the Junior World Rankings singles in 2000.

Ranked no 1 of Swedish Juniors born 1982 between 1996 and 2000.