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February 12, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Unseeded Marc Rosset of Switzerland upset fifth-seeded Jonas Svensson, 6-0, 6-4, in an indoor tennis tournament in Brussels.
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August 6, 1991
Sweden's Anders Jarryd, whose ranking was so low last year he nearly quit tennis, beat 16th-seeded countryman Jonas Svensson, 6-7 (7-2), 7-5, 6-4 in the first round of the ATP Championships at Mason, Ohio.
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February 11, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Unseeded Marc Rosset of Switzerland beat fifth-seeded Jonas Svensson 6-0, 6-4 today on the opening day of the Donnay Indoor Tennis Championship. Svensson, a Swede ranked 11th at the end of 1990, became the first seeded player to be eliminated. In other matches, Andrei Cherkasov of the Soviet Union beat Juan Aguilera of Spain 6-2, 6-2, and sixth-seeded Andrei Chesnokov of the Soviet Union beat Christian Bergstrom of Sweden 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.
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February 11, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
Unseeded Marc Rosset of Switzerland beat fifth-seeded Jonas Svensson 6-0, 6-4 today on the opening day of the Donnay Indoor Tennis Championship. Svensson, a Swede ranked 11th at the end of 1990, became the first seeded player to be eliminated. In other matches, Andrei Cherkasov of the Soviet Union beat Juan Aguilera of Spain 6-2, 6-2, and sixth-seeded Andrei Chesnokov of the Soviet Union beat Christian Bergstrom of Sweden 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.
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June 8, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Who's the real bozo? Could it be Andre Agassi, who called Philippe Chatrier and the French Tennis Federation "a bunch of bozos" for criticizing his attire? Maybe. Agassi's French Open semifinal opponent today, Sweden's Jonas Svensson, sort of put Agassi in such a category. "I will play two people," Svensson said. "Agassi the player and Agassi the clown. He clowns around like Noah or McEnroe. If he acts that way in the match, I'll have to be cool."
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April 25, 1989 | From Associated Press
Fourth-seed Jakob Hlasek of Switzerland and three other seeded players were eliminated today at the $607,500 Monte Carlo Open tennis tournament. Argentine Martin Jaite, who lost in last year's finals of this tournament to Ivan Lendl, beat Hlasek 6-4, 6-1. The two top seeds advanced in rainy conditions. Mats Wilander of Sweden beat wild-card Diego Nargiso of Italy, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 and Boris Becker of West Germany topped Lawson Duncan 6-4, 6-1. Sixth-seeded Henri Leconte of France withdrew during his match against Patrick Kuhnen of West Germany.
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November 17, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Yannick Noah, for the first time, won a Grand Prix tournament in England Sunday, but it took him 3 hours 54 minutes. The Frenchman appeared headed for an easy afternoon against 20-year-old Jonas Svensson in the $375,000 Benson and Hedges final at Wembley, tearing through the opening two sets and holding five match points in the next. But the Swede rallied, and it was another 95 minutes before Noah won, 6-2, 6-3, 6-7, 4-6, 7-5.
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October 20, 1992
Henri Leconte of France defeated Jonas Svensson of Sweden, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3), in the first round of the $600,000 Lyon Open at Lyon, France.
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September 29, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Jimmy Connors dropped out of the Swiss Indoor tournament after suffering a knee injury during Friday's "Battle of Champions" against Martina Navratilova, organizers said. Connors was unseeded at the $775,000 tournament, which starts today. Jonas Svensson of Sweden will replace Connors.
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June 8, 1990 | THOMAS BONK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Who's the real bozo? Could it be Andre Agassi, who called Philippe Chatrier and the French Tennis Federation "a bunch of bozos" for criticizing his attire? Maybe. Agassi's French Open semifinal opponent today, Sweden's Jonas Svensson, sort of put Agassi in such a category. "I will play two people," Svensson said. "Agassi the player and Agassi the clown. He clowns around like Noah or McEnroe. If he acts that way in the match, I'll have to be cool."
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April 25, 1989 | From Associated Press
Fourth-seed Jakob Hlasek of Switzerland and three other seeded players were eliminated today at the $607,500 Monte Carlo Open tennis tournament. Argentine Martin Jaite, who lost in last year's finals of this tournament to Ivan Lendl, beat Hlasek 6-4, 6-1. The two top seeds advanced in rainy conditions. Mats Wilander of Sweden beat wild-card Diego Nargiso of Italy, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 and Boris Becker of West Germany topped Lawson Duncan 6-4, 6-1. Sixth-seeded Henri Leconte of France withdrew during his match against Patrick Kuhnen of West Germany.
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November 17, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Yannick Noah, for the first time, won a Grand Prix tournament in England Sunday, but it took him 3 hours 54 minutes. The Frenchman appeared headed for an easy afternoon against 20-year-old Jonas Svensson in the $375,000 Benson and Hedges final at Wembley, tearing through the opening two sets and holding five match points in the next. But the Swede rallied, and it was another 95 minutes before Noah won, 6-2, 6-3, 6-7, 4-6, 7-5.
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