Former SMU All-American Brunstrom Qualifies For Sweden Olympic Team

Go smu! Johan Brunstrom
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Johan Brunstrom
Go smu!

June 18, 2012

DALLAS (SMU) - Former SMU tennis All-American Johan Brunstrom has qualified to represent Sweden in the 2012 London Olympics in doubles competition. Ranked 31st in the world in the ATP doubles rankings, Brunstrom will partner with Robert Lindstedt, who is ranked 10th in doubles.

Brunstrom has advanced to tournament finals 10 times in his doubles career, winning the Swiss Open on clay in Gstaad, Switzerland in August 2010. His latest final came at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships in Newport, R.I., in July 2011.

Brunstrom was an All-American at SMU in doubles in 2001 and 2002 as well as in singles in 2003. He won the 2001 ITA Indoor Doubles Championship with Jon Wallmark. The duo was also NCAA Doubles runner-up with in 2001, the same year the team made the NCAA Final Four. Brunstrom then teamed with Eric Cohn and the duo finished runner-up at the 2002 NCAA Indoor Championship. Brunstrom was just the sixth SMU men's tennis player to become a three-time All-American.