BRIEF BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS OF MATS WILANDER
DATE OF BIRTH: 22nd August, 1964
PLACE OF BIRTH: Vaxjo (Southern Sweden)
RESIDENCE: Hailey, Idaho, U.S.A. (formerly Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.A.)
FAMILY: Married to Sonya since 1987. Four children: Emma (born 1993), Karl (born 1994), Erik (born 1997) and Oskar (born 1998)
HEIGHT: 5 feet 10 ins in 1982; 5 feet 11.5 ins by 1988
WEIGHT: 155 lbs. in 1982; 170 lbs. by 1988
GRAND SLAM TITLES WON:
AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1983, 1984, 1988
FRENCH OPEN 1982, 1985, 1988
U.S. OPEN 1988
INTERESTS PAST AND PRESENT: Golf, ski-ing, music (folk, rock, classical), playing guitar, attending concerts, writing prose, poetry and songs, cinema going, art, restaurants, camping in the mountains.
FAVOURITE MUSIC: includes Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, Bob Lundell, Mozart.
Mats was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Rhode Island, in 2002.