• BORN

    17 April 1973 (age 47)



Kenneth Carlsen

Kenneth Carlsen is a former Danish professional tennis player. He started playing tennis at a young age, and in 1993 he was in the top 3 of the best junior players.

Kenneth Carlsen was lefthanded with a one-handed backhand. His greatest asset was his powerful serve and was therefore best suited for fast surfaces.

He debuted as a professional in 1993 at Australian Open where he confirmed his position among the best players in the world as he went through to the fourth round.

The same year he reached his career's best singles ranking as the world's no. 41. Since 1993 he was mostly ranked within top 100.

The most famous match of his career was in 1994 where he beat Stefan Edberg at Wimbledon in five sets. In june 2007 Kenneth Carlsen announced that he would retire from professional tennis. He played his last ATP match in October 2007 in Stockholm. Kenneth Carlsen won 3 ATP titles throughout his professional career.