I feel like I have started a rumour!
No relation to 2002 Australian Open champion Thomas Johansson...Father Leif was a former Davis Cup player for Sweden in 1974 and also had a successful professional career...Got his son started in tennis at age five...Mother, Margareta, works in a bank...
Born in Lund he spent all his childhood in Sodertalje, same hometown as former No. 1 and 11-time Grand Slam champion Bjorn Borg...At age 14-15 remembers hitting with Borg at a tennis clinic when he was an up-and-comer... Goes by nickname "Pim-Pim"...Older brother Niclas couldn't say Joachim as a young boy and used to call his brother "Joa-pim"...The name stuck and became Pim-Pim, which is also a well-known hard candy in Sweden...Finished as No. 3 junior in world in 2000 and No. 8 in 1999...Enjoys playing indoors and on fast surfaces...Considers his serve best shot.
Please dont tell others tho
I feel kinda bad that ATP actually put her name up. I just don't wish for her to get caught up in the fame, and especially the bad aspects of fame [something like swedish paparazzi, lol, etc]as her son becomes more popular. I think confidentiality and privacy of people is important and so I never posted that detail, about his mom, in the biography on my site,.. but I guess that comes from my training as Anthropologist, people first, then research, money etc.