Elias Ymer is a rising Swedish tennis player. He turned professional in 2014 and played under the guise of APT and ITF. Ymer has already won the ATP Challenger title at the 2015 Citta di Caltanissetta. In 2016, Elias won his first double APT title with his brother Mikael Ymer at the Stockholm Open.

Elias Ymer was born on April 10, 1996, in Skara, Sweden. He is among three children born to Kelemeork Elias Yigletu and her husband, Yemer Wondwoesen. His mother works as a doctor, and his father works for a dairy company. He has two brothers named Mikael and Rafael. Elias was born to Ethiopian immigrant parents. Ymer stands 5 meters and eleven inches tall and weighs 78 kg.

Quick Info
Full NameElias Ymer
Date Of BirthApril 10, 1996
Birth PlaceSkara, Sweden.
Parent(s)Yemer WondwKelemeork Elias Yigletuoesen,
OccupationTennis player
Age25 years
Body Measurement
Hair Colorblack
Eye Colorblack
Zodiac SignN/A
Martial StatusUnmarried
Net Worth$1 Million

Elias Ymer Early life

Ymer first learned tennis from his father, who was an Ethiopian professional athlete. After watching Michael Chang play tennis, his father decided to introduce the game to his children. Ymer has two younger brothers, Mikael and Rafael, who also play the game. There is not much  details about his educational background from the time he graduated from high school and that his degree is unknown to the public. He does not seem to share much with his personal and family details.

Elias Ymer

Elias Ymer Career

Elias started playing tennis with his brother at a very young age. His father was a marathon runner in his early days, and he inherited the genes from his father. He made his major ATP game for recording singles at the 2013 Swedish Open. Ymer made his professional debut in 2014 and landed a wild card at the 2014 Swedish Open.


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He won the 2015 Australian Open after winning Beno against Paire, Jan Mertl, and Hyeon Chung. However, he lost in the first round against Go Soeda by five points. In the 2015 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Ymer defeated Thiemo de Bakker and Nick Kyrgios to reach the third round, where they lost to David Ferrer. He managed to win the big 2015 French Open match after winning from Roberto Marcora, Blaž Rola, and Roberto Carballés Baena. However, he lost in the first round against Lukáš Rosol by straight lines.

Elias Ymer

Ymer got victory in his first ATP Challenger title at the 2015 Città di Caltanissetta, wining against American Bjorn Fratangelo in straight sets. Ymer qualified for the main draw for the 2015 Wimbledon Championships after winning from Thomas Fabbiano, Boy Westerhof, and Guido Pella. Defeated in the first round of 23 seed Ivo Karlović in four sets. Ymer picked for all four Grand Slams in 2015 after graduating from the 2015 US Open. He has to face defeat in the first round to Diego Schwartzman. Ymer defended his place in the 2018 French Open in a big win by winning three qualifying matches. When he won his first big match of equality, he hit Dudi Sela with straight sets.


Elias Ymer Relationship Status

Ymer is still very young in his career. He is believed to have been unmarried. Elias did not share a name for his love life and the history of the relationship. He is focusing on making his career rather than on spending time with people. His timeline is full of photos of his games with his family.

Elias Ymer
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Elias Ymer’s Net Worth

Elias Ymer has an estimated value of over $ 1 Million. He is still very young and has earned a decent amount of money from his career. A tennis player makes each round he reaches one event rather than winning the event. By 2021, Elias has earned $ 122,329 while appearing at more than a dozen events.

Elias made $ 39,392 a year for his rookie on an ATP trip while playing at more than a dozen events. The following year, he took $ 229,701 home as his prize money. In the 2016 season, the Swedish athlete made $ 105,992 while playing at more than a dozen ATP events. Thus, the total amount of his prize money visited by ATP amounts to $ 1,111,049, plus one and double.


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Elias Ymer socials

It seems like he doesn’t seem to be fond of posting and updating his life through media. On Instagram(eliasymer), he has around 20k followers and only about 44 posts to date. In twitter(@eliasymer), he has approximately 7k followers and tweets very little. So Elias Ymer doesn’t seem to be a media person.


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