Finnish tennis player who turned pro in 2000; by 2013, he had achieved two ATP singles titles and two ATP doubles titles.
He started playing tennis at the age of four under the guidance of his parents, both of whom were chemists.
He was the only Finnish player to win an ATP singles title and reach the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam event.
He married Anu Nieminen.
He was a finalist in doubles at the Sydney International against Mike Bryan.