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Yemer Wondwosen


Yemer Wondwosen is a celebrity father. Moreover, Yemer Wondwosen is the father of professional Tennis player, Mikael Ymer.

Early Life

Yemer Wondwosen was born in Ethiopia and holds Ethiopian nationality. Besides this, there is no other details information when it comes to his exact birth date, place, age, ethnicity, parents, siblings, and childhood days. Moreover, we can assume that this man was well raised as a child by his parents.

Regarding his educational career, this man has not shared his academic qualifications in public at the moment.

Further, we may assume that he might be well-educated and completed his graduation from a well-known university near his hometown.

Relationship Status

He married  Kelemework Elias Yigletu back in the ’90s. Due to the civil war, the couple fled Ethiopia in the 1980s and started a new life in Sweden.

With the marriage, the couple has three sons whose names are Elias, Mikael, and Rafael.

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Caption: Yemer Wondwosen’s wife Kelemework Elias Yigletu (Source: Net Worth and Salary)

His sons Elias and Mikael are professional tennis players. Along with their children, they are presently living in Stockholm. Apart from this, Yemer is not a part of the controversy nor has rumors.

Yemer Wondwosen – Professional career

Talking about his professional career, Yemer has not disclosed his job or profession in public at the moment.

According to some online websites, he is a former professional runner in the marathon, currently working in a dairy Company. On the other side, he came into the limelight as the father of professional tennis player, Mikael Ymer.

Mikael Ymer

At the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, Mikael Ymer played in his first junior major final but lost to American Reilly Opelka in straight sets.

In 2015, he triumphed in the final of the U18 European Championships, defeating Bernabé Zapata Miralles in straight sets.

At the Australian Open in 2021, he made it to the third round for the first time in his career. Before losing to fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas, he achieved this by beating qualifier Carlos Alcaraz and twenty-sixth seed Hubert Hurkacz.

Biggest Turnover of his career

He won the biggest match of his career at the 2021 French Open when, as the 105th-ranked player in the world, he defeated Gael Monfils, the 15th-ranked player, in the second round.

With this success, he advanced to the third round of a big tournament once more, but he was defeated by Jannik Sinner.

He defeated the 13th seed Frances Tiafoe, the lucky loser Max Purcell, and the 11th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas at the 2021 Winston-Salem Open to progress to his first ATP semifinal. To go to his first ATP final, he continued by defeating the fifteenth seed Carlos Alcaraz.

He did this to become the first Swedish tour-level finalist since Robin Söderling at the 2011 Swedish Open. In 56 minutes, Ilya Ivashka defeated Mikael in the championship match in straight sets.

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Caption: Yemer Wondwosen’s sons, Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer (Source: VergeWiki)

He competed at the 2021 US Open in August and was defeated by Jenson Brooksby in the opening round. In addition, he lost to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the opening round of the 2022 Australian Open, unable to defend his third-round record.

He defeated Richard Gasquet, Corentin Moutet, and 3rd Gael Monfils at the 2022 Open Sud de France in February to get to his second ATP semifinal since Gstaad in 2016.

Yemer Wondwosen – Awards

Moreover, Yemer Wondwosen has not won any awards or recognition. But his son has earned some recognition as a tennis player.

As of March 2020, Mikael had the 67th-highest ATP singles ranking in his career. His career best in the ATP doubles rankings came in October 2017, when he climbed to position 187. He is presently Sweden’s top player.

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Caption: Yemer Wondwosen’s sons, Elias Ymer and Mikael Ymer, while winning the Stockholm Open double title (Source: VergeWiki)

Net Worth

Yemer Wondwosen has not yet disclosed his net worth, income, and salary at the moment. Moreover, his sin as a professional tennis player has earned a decent sum of money. Talking about Mikael’s net worth, his net worth estimated at around $1 million.

Yemer Wondwosen – Body Measurements and Social Media

There is no information regarding her body stats such as height, weight, eyes and hair color, and other body stats. Moreover, there are no images or photos of Yemer on the internet at the moment.

In addition, this celebrity father is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook and likes to enjoy his private life.