Magnus Norman played his first ATP tournament in Stockholm in 1992, aged just 16. However his appearances in pro tournaments have become more constant since 1995, when his powerful tennis was able to compete more frequently with rivals. Right-footed, gifted with a very good baseline game, Norman adapted well to both clay and hard courts.
In 1997 he won his first tournament, in Bastad: that was the first of twelve successes. In his palmarès there is also a semifinal at the Australian Open but above all a final at the Roland Garros. Both of these goals were achieved in 2000. These results brought him to the n. 2 in the world during that year.
Subsequently, the Swede continued to play at good levels but continued knee problems forced him to retire prematurely.
Norman won the Davis Cup with Sweden in the 1998 final against Italy in Milan. The Swede brought his team the first point after defeating Andrea Gaudenzi, who retired at 6-6 in the fifth set with a shoulder injury.
He made his coaching debut in 2008 becoming coach of Thomas Johansson. In the two-year period 2009-2010 he followed Robin Soderling. He was then Stan Wawrinka's coach from 2013 to 2017, a period in which the Swiss achieved the best results of him, and then again from 2018 to 2020.