Elias Ymer is the older brother of Mikael Ymer, who is also a tennis player. He reached a peak junior ranking of world number 5. He reached the Orange Bowl final in 2012.
He was introduced to the sport at age 4 by his father after watching Michael Chang play. His dad Wondwosen is a former professional runner and his mother Kelem is a doctor.
Ymer’s idol while growing up was Mike Tyson. He speaks Ethiopian, Swedish, and English. His current sponsors are Nike and Wilson. He has earned over $1 million in his career.
Elias Ymer’s Sponsors
Elias Ymer has a clothing and shoe sponsorship contract with Nike.
Ymer has a racquet contract with Wilson. He uses the Wilson Blade racquet.