Can't remember his name: Which late 80s Swedish Pro am I thinking of?

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  1. MAXXply

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    It's driving me nuts, and I can't use Google coz I don't even remember his name.
    Can anyone tell me, what was the name of the Swedish pro, played in the late 80s/early 90s...he had short brown hair, like a young schoolboy haircut, blue or hazel eyes, compact size maybe 5ft 10"...looked very much like Amos Mansdorf - compact, not too tall and definitely not blonde.

    NO I'm not thinking of Pernfors/Gustaffsson/Gunnarsson/Lundgren/Wahlgren...I thought it may have been Mikael Tillstrom but the guy I'm thinking of would be mid-40s by now...anyone know? I think his surname may sound like Tillstrom or begin with a "T"

    Edit: Not Kroon/Kulti either
     
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  2. obsessedtennisfandisorder

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    bit before my time...if you go to atptennis.com and check out their
    results archive ..go to some swedish tournies like gstaad or stocklolm
    you get it...pretty dificult to answer this one if not swedish
     
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  3. treblings

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    Hendrik Sundstrom?
     
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  4. MAXXply

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    Not Sundstrom, not Simonsson, Svensson or Carlsson either. Definitely had shortish brown hair. Very boyish looking. Maybe "Tidemann' or something like that?
     
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    Magnus Tideman? you can google him:)
     
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    ^^Just had a look, nope, not him either. Had a look here as well but he's not listed:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_male_tennis_players

    D'oh! this is gonna drive me nutty for days. Thanks anyway :) I remember seeing him play Wimbledon one year and gave a scare to a top seed.
     
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    problem is, it´s driving me nuts too now:) it´s not mikael tillstrom either?
     
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    ^^ LOL sorry! No not Tillstrom. Wikipedia says he was born 1972. The player I'm thinking of would've been at least mid-20s when I saw him at Wimbledon c.1989-91 and not late teens as Tillstrom would have been at the time.

    As I said, he looked boyish, like Amos Mansdorf in the face, and similar brown hair style.
     
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    thank god i have to go to work now, or i would think about it all day:)
    Hans Simonsson, Tobias Svantesson, Jorgen Windahl???
    actually nice to remember Windahl cause i saw him play and really liked his game
     
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    ^^ Not those guys ... keep thinking through the day, maybe it might come in your lunchbreak :)
     
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    Anders Jarryd?

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    Bergstrum? Holm? Bathman? Kroon?

    I do not know if any of these guys fit the physical description but they all competed at Wimbledon during that time.
     
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    it could be ronnie bathman, lost to lendl in 89
    hope somebody comes up with the right answer
     
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    If none of the names I mentioned are it try going to wikipedia and looking at the Wimbledon draws for those years. There were a lot of Swede's at that time and wiki has the draws. Or maybe you have done that already?
     
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    YEEAAHH! Thank you linesmen, thank you ballboys...

    Ronnie Bathman:

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    Now I can sleep...thanks again! (See, told you he looked like Amos Mansdorf!)
     
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    Mikael Pernfors??
     
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    The guy from Abba?
     
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    you´re welcome:)
     
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    Henrik Holm
     
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    Tobiah Svantesson?
    Son ending names were dominating back then
     
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