Nick Lindahl

  • Age28
  • Born31 July 1988
  • Birth PlaceMalmo, Sweden
  • LivesEleebana, New South Wales
  • Height183 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachShannon Bluhm
  • Pro Since2006

On court

  • won a wildcard into Australian Open 2010 by defeating Bernard Tomic in the Australian Open Play-off final in five tough sets
  • decided to give tennis a go at the age of 10 and was winning tournaments within a couple of years
  • shot to recognition at Australian Open 2006 when he reached the boys’ final, going down to French teenager Alexandre Sidorenko
  • won a wildcard into the main draw at Australian Open 2008, losing to Richard Gasquet in four sets
  • singles ranking peaked at a career-high 187 in May, 2010
  • ambition is to hold a top 10 ranking and follow in the footsteps of hero Marat Safin
  • hits balls against a brick wall to work on his eye and coordination

Off court

  • lives in country Eleebana, 10 minutes from Newcastle
  • the son of Linda and Ola; has an older brother, David
  • family migrated to Australia from Sweden when he was three months old
  • has a laid-back personality; enjoys surfing the internet and listening to music

Year-end singles ranking history

2013 1087
2012 691
2011 603
2010 239
2009 250
2008 282
2007 263
2006 330
2005 671
2004 1286



2010 Australia F9 ITF

2008 Australia F5 ITF, Australia F9 ITF

2007 Australia F4 ITF, Australia F8 ITF

2006 Australia F6 ITF

Nick Lindahl in the news

Seagulls and Freighters crowned inaugural ATL Champions
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25 January, 2013

The Liston Seagulls from Victoria and the South Australian Flagstaff Freighters were crowned the inaugural Asia-Pacific Tennis League (ATL) champions at Melbourne Park yesterday.…
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ATL: Sydney teams triumph in NSW/ACT final
ATP Sydney (L-R) Adam Feeney, Nick Lindahl, Matt Barton, team manager Luke Bourgeois, Ryan Henry, Alex Trillini, Tyrone Smart, Mitchell Pritchard; Tennis NSW
30 November, 2012

In the rain-delayed ATL final of the NSW/ACT conference at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre, it was the Sydney teams who came up trumps.
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ATL: NSW/ACT Conference preview
Greg Jones; Getty Images
7 November, 2012

Pete Marcato and Dave Bidmeade preview the teams and players that will feature in the NSW/ACT Conference of the inaugural Asia-Pacific Tennis League.
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Aussie tennis stars head to Traralgon
John Millman. GETTY IMAGES
18 October, 2012

An impressive roster of Aussie tennis talent will travel to Traralgon, Victoria this week to compete at the Latrobe City MSS Security Tennis International Pro Tour event.
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