Year 95

(See also Year 96, Year 97)


Prize money: $1,229,646
Single Matches won-lost: 63-22 (74.1%)
Singles Winner: Auckland, Philadelphia, Pinehurst, Indianapolis, Stockholm.
Finalist: Los Angeles.
Semifinalist: Montreal, Cincinnati, ATP Tour World Chp.-Frankfurt.
Quarterfinalist: Adelaide, Memphis, Tokyo-outdoor, Hong Kong, Coral Springs, Essen.
Double Matches won-lost: 4-5 (44.4%)
Doubles Semifinalist: Nottingham.


The talented Swede won a career-high five titles in six finals...Joined countrymen Borg, Wilander and Edberg as only players to end year as No. 1 ranked Swede...Posted a 10-7 record against Top 10 opponents...Began the year with title in Auckland (d. C. Adams) and one month later in Philadelphia defeated Agassi (SF) and Chang (F), for first career Top 10 wins...In May, won his first career claycourt title in Pinehurst (d. Frana)...Turned his season around in North American summer hardcourt circuit...In five tournaments, compiled a 17-4 record with a 3rd RD showing in Washington, SF in Montreal, runner-up in Los Angeles (l. to Stich), SF in Cincinnati and title in Indianapolis (d. Karbacher)...After the title, became the 12th Swede in history of the ATP Rankings (since 1973) to break into Top 10...After a 2nd RD exit at the U.S. Open, made Davis Cup debut against U.S. in SF in Las Vegas...Lost in opening rubber to Sampras in four sets and crucial fourth rubber to Todd Martin...Won Stockholm title (d. Boetsch) in November and qualified for his first ATP Tour World Championship, advancing to SF (l. to Becker)...Earned a career-high $1,229,646.

Text from ATP Tour HomePage