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Joachim underwent shoulder surgery Feb 23, 2007 and will be out of action through the summer.
Also Sebastien Grosjean (45) and Joachim Johansson (156) called in injured.
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  Joachim Johansson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Joachim Johansson (born January 7, 1982) is a professional male tennis player from Sweden.
Johansson's father, Leif Johansson, was also a tennis player and represented Sweden in the Davis Cup in the 1970s.
Joachim Johansson is not related to former Australian Open champion and fellow Swede Thomas Johansson.
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 Encyclopedia: Joachim Johansson
Joachim Johansson is being compared by some to former Swedish stars Bjorn Borg and Stefan Edberg after winning his first ATP title in his first final.
Johansson faced his only break point Sunday in the 10th game, trailing 30-40 when he served up a 126 mph ace, one of 79 in the tournament, to pull back to deuce.
Johansson broke him in the eighth to go up 5-3 and served out for his title after Kiefer was given a verbal abuse warning for arguing about a serve he thought was out at 40-15.
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 Joachim Johansson, the next big thing - Tennis - www.smh.com.au
Johansson, 22, is the rising star on the men's circuit, climbing 101 places in the rankings last year and making the semi-finals of the US Open.
Johansson's performance at the US Open was part of a run that saw him reach the quarter-finals or better of the last six tournaments in which he competed in 2004, and the past week's success in Adelaide extended that sequence to seven and brought him his second ATP title.
Johansson would not be drawn into making predictions about how he would fare at Melbourne Park, saying only that he was hopeful of "winning a few matches", but he said was confident that in the long term he could build on his meteoric rise.
www.smh.com.au /news/Tennis/Joachim-Johansson-the-next-big-thing/2005/01/09/1105205980112.html   (565 words)

 13WHAM-TV || Rochester - Johansson looks like the next great Swede   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Johansson was born in Lund, but spent all of his childhood in Sodertalje, the same hometown as the legendary, 11-time major titlist Borg.
Joachim Johansson got the attention of the tennis world last year when he stunned American superstar Andy Roddick in the quarterfinals at the U.S. Open, where Roddick had been the defending champion.
Johansson has won 15 of his 18 matches in the early part of 2005, including a six-match win streak to open his campaign, and has already pocketed more than $200,000 this year thanks to his hardcourt prowess (all three of his career titles are on hardcourts, with the other coming in Memphis last year).
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Joachim Johansson was introduced to tennis at around the age of 5, by his father, Leif Johansson.
Joachim considers his serve to be his best shot, although experts will tell you that his forehand is mightly powerful as well.
Joachim is often compared to other Swedish tennis player legends, like Bjorn Borg (same hometown) or Stefan Edberg, but he himself considers Mark Philippoussis to be a better comparison to the way he plays.
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 Joachim Johansson - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Joachim Johansson (January 7 1982) is a professional male tennis player from Sweden.
The record was equaled at Wimbledon 2005 by Ivo Karlović, who also lost that match.
Joachim Johansson, Titles (3), See also, External links, Swedish tennis players and 1982 births.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Joachim_Johansson   (298 words)

 sport.iafrica.com | today's news Johansson wins thriller
Johansson was dragged into a five-set dogfight with the 24th-seeded Lopez before prevailing 6-3, 3-6, 5-7, 7-6 (7/2), 13-11 in an official match time of three hours and 58 minutes.
Johansson thundered down 38 aces with 15 of them coming in the fifth set, the last one clinching the match.
Johansson is considered the best outside chance to win the Australian Open and came into his match with Lopez after wins over Dutchmen Sjeng Schalken and Peter Wessels.
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 The official site of Asian Tennis Federation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Johansson broke Srichaphan in the first and last games of the opening set to take a 1-0 lead.
Johansson saved five break points in the second set to push it to a tie-break.
A Johansson double fault as he trailed 3-4 in the tie-break gave Srichaphan the advantage.
www.asiantennis.com /news_28thAug_para.htm   (242 words)

 sport.iafrica.com | today's news Family affair for Hewitt
Johansson has been dating Jaslyn Hewitt for four years, and will face his girlfriend's older brother, former world number one Lleyton Hewitt, in the semifinals of the $17.8-million event on Saturday.
Johansson is looking forward to the challenge of playing Hewitt as he has spent a lot of time at the Hewitt home in Adelaide, Australia, practicing tennis and playing golf with Hewitt.
Johansson, the son of a former Swedish Davis Cup player, will try to go one step further and become just the third Swede behind Mats Wilander (1988) and Stefan Edberg (1991 and 1992) to win the US Open.
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 Joachim Johansson, Taylor Dent, TENNIS - CBS SportsLine.com
Johansson's first tournament victory was at Memphis, Tenn., in 2004, a breakthrough year in which he also made the semifinals of the U.S. Open and moved from 113th in the rankings to No. 11.
Johansson, 22, is the boyfriend of Jaslyn Hewitt, Lleyton Hewitt's sister.
Johansson spent several weeks leading up to the tournament in Adelaide, with Lleyton Hewitt as a practice partner.
www.sportsline.com /tennis/story/8081752   (406 words)

 Joachim Johansson: The Tennis-X Interview
Last year Johansson's ranking was not high enough for direct entry into any of the slams and he spent much of the time playing Challengers, but he qualified at the 2003 Australian and US Open, losing both times in the first round to American Mardy "Silver" Fish.
Johansson got his wish a couple rounds later when he faced Hewitt in the US Open semifinals, with Hewitt's superior return-of-service skills seeing him to a straight-set win.
Johansson was born in Lund, Sweden and has residence in Sodertalje, and also spends part of his year in Australia with girlfriend Jaslyn Hewitt.
www.tennis-x.com /story/2004-09-12/c.php   (961 words)

 Fast-serving Swede rocketing up rankings | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Joachim Johansson, the 21-year-old Swede who has been making considerable inroads on the ATP Tour with his rocketing serves, is a Mark Philippoussis look-alike.
Johansson, no relation to 2002 Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson, is the son of a onetime Davis Cup player from Sweden.
Joachim Johansson was ranked No. 113 at the conclusion of the 2003 season.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20040224/news_lz1s24tenny.html   (391 words)

 CNN.com - Johansson claims first ATP title - Feb. 22, 2004
Joachim Johansson harnessed his powerful serve and was not broken in winning his first ATP title, beating Nicolas Kiefer of Germany 7-6 6-3 in the final of the Kroger St. Jude.
Johansson routinely hit powerful serves as he avoided being broken in 55 games in the tournament.
Johansson had played just 25 ATP matches in his young career, including his previous four matches this week, in reaching the final.
www.cnn.com /2004/SPORT/02/22/tennis.memphis.ap   (464 words)

 Joachim Johansson has shoulder surgery; expected to be out for eight - PittsburghLIVE.com
Joachim Johansson has shoulder surgery; expected to be out for eight
Johansson, ranked 14th in the world, has been bothered by a sore right shoulder since January and it worsened during Wimbledon, where he lost in the third round.
Johansson, 22, a hardcourt specialist who has one of the hardest serves in the game, is convinced he can make it back to the top.
pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/sports/s_357883.html   (576 words)

 ABC Sport - Summer of Tennis- Johansson downs Dent in Adelaide final
Sweden's Joachim Johansson has taken out the Australian men's Hardcourts tennis event in Adelaide after defeating American Taylor Dent in the final.
However, Johansson said he would have to improve if he was to be competitive in the year's first grand slam.
Johansson said he would continue his build-up towards the Australian Open, where Switzerland's Roger Federer will defend his 2004 crown, by playing in the Sydney International, which began today.
www.abc.net.au /sport/content/200501/s1279027.htm   (374 words)

 USATODAY.com - Johansson tops Kiefer for title at St. Jude   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
MEMPHIS (AP) — Joachim Johansson harnessed his powerful serve and was not broken in winning his first ATP title Sunday, beating Nicolas Kiefer in the final of the Kroger St. Jude tournament.
Johansson routinely hit 137 mph on his serves, and even 130 on some second serves, as he avoided being broken in 55 games in the tournament.
But Johansson, who beat Kiefer in three sets in the first round at the Siebel Open last week in San Jose, won 89% of his first serves.
www.usatoday.com /sports/tennis/2004-02-22-stjude_x.htm   (534 words)

 Joachim Johansson - Advantage Tennis Photo site, view and purchase photos of the Tennis player Joachim Johansson.
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 noticias - AUSTRALIAN OPEN: An interview with Joachim Johansson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
JOACHIM JOHANSSON: Yeah, I mean, he's a great player.
JOACHIM JOHANSSON: Yeah, I was close in the second set when I had 4‑3 breakpoint.
JOACHIM JOHANSSON: No, I mean, I think every match you play, you can maybe prove something for yourself.
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 Joachim Johansson has shoulder surgery - Boston.com - Tennis - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Hard-serving tennis player Joachim Johansson had shoulder surgery Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined for eight months.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden --Hard-serving tennis player Joachim Johansson had shoulder surgery Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined for eight months.
In his last tournament three weeks ago, Johansson lost in the first round at the Swedish Open on clay, but won the doubles title with Jonas Bjorkman.
www.boston.com /sports/other_sports/tennis/articles/2005/07/27/joachim_johansson_has_shoulder_surgery?mode=PF   (234 words)

 CNN.com - Surgery sidelines Swede Johansson - Jul 27, 2005
Johansson is not expected to return to action until March at the earliest
STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Joachim Johansson of Sweden has had shoulder surgery and is expected to be sidelined for eight months.
The 14th-ranked Johansson has been bothered by a sore right shoulder since January and it got worse at Wimbledon, where he lost in the third round.
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 Bahrain Tribune Daily Newspaper, Bahrain
Raised in Sodertalje just south of Stockholm like the 11-times Grand Slam champion, the 22-year-old Johansson is not known for the kind of patient baseline play that saw Borg rule the tennis world in his day.
Johansson, ranked 11th in the world, has much more in common with American Andy Roddick, relying heavily on a devastating serve and a thunderous forehand that he used to hit wide far too often.
While world number two Roddick, who is the same age as Johansson, erupted on the tour at the tender age of 18, success came at a slower pace for the Swede.
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 Bloomberg.com: Australia & New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Johansson ended Roddick's 11-match win streak at the U.S. Open to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal.
Johansson didn't lose a service game in the first two sets against a player cheered on by the crowd and who failed to convert 12 of 15 break points in the match.
Johansson clinched most of his 37 winners with forehand shots.
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 Joachim Johansson, Paul-Henri Mathieu, Sebastien Grosjean, TENNIS - CBS SportsLine.com
Sweden tied the match earlier in the day when Joachim Johansson rallied from a set down to beat Sebastien Grosjean 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-1.
Johansson, a former Australian Open champion, fought bravely from the back of the court and served consistently to force a fourth set.
He missed his third chance to close out the match, but finally won when he returned Johansson's serve brilliantly and then clinched victory with a passing shot.
www.sportsline.com /tennis/story/8261010   (320 words)

 BBC SPORT | Tennis | Johansson lifts Marseille trophy
Joachim Johansson collected his second title of the year by beating Ivan Ljubicic at the Open 13 in Marseille.
Johansson, currently ranked 11th, will now break into the world's top 10.
Johansson also won the Australian hardcourt championships in Adelaide in January.
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 Feliciano Lopez, Ivan Ljubicic, Joachim Johansson, TENNIS - CBS SportsLine.com
MARSEILLE, France -- Third-seeded Joachim Johansson of Sweden rallied for a 6-7 (1-7), 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 win over No. 6 seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain at the Open 13 on Saturday, setting up a final showdown with Ivan Ljubicic.
Johansson is going for his third ATP career title, while Ljubicic tries for his second.
Johansson's titles came at Memphis last year and Adelaide in January.
cbs.sportsline.com /tennis/story/8188578   (262 words)

 Haas keeps Germans’ hopes alive -DAWN - Sport; May 19, 2005
The German number one beat Sweden’s Joachim Johansson 6-0 3-6 6-3 before joining forces with Alexander Waske for a 6-4 6-4 doubles win over Jonas Bjorkman and Johansson to give a jubilant host nation the decisive point.
Thomas Johansson had earlier kept Sweden’s slim chances of reaching the final alive with a defiant 6-4 6-2 win over Nicolas Kiefer, which left the countries level at 1-1 heading into the doubles rubber.
Joachim Johansson missed Monday’s 2-1 defeat by Spain with a hamstring strain and was caught flat-footed during Wednesday’s opening singles encounter as Haas stormed through the first set without dropping a game.
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 Joachim Johansson, US Open, Tennis, Interviews, ASAPSports FastScripts, Quotes, Transcript   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
JOACHIM JOHANSSON: No, I mean, it was best thing for her to do was sit up there, so it was all right.
JOACHIM JOHANSSON: Not that much, but I mean, I thought it could have been a quiet minute before the match, but that didn't happen.
JOACHIM JOHANSSON: Yeah, I mean, if I could come into the net when I got some chances instead of staying back, then I have to hit another one.
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