Daniel Vacek

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Daniel Vacek
Country  Czechoslovakia
 Czech Republic
Residence Sarnen, Switzerland
Born (1971-04-01) 1 April 1971 (age 43)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1990
Retired 2003
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $4,803,388
Singles
Career record 176–225
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 26 (29 January 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1994)
French Open 3R (1994, 1998)
Wimbledon 4R (1996)
US Open 4R (1995, 1997)
Doubles
Career record 335–258
Career titles 25
Highest ranking No. 3 (8 September 1997)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (1999)
French Open W (1996, 1997)
Wimbledon 3R (1998)
US Open W (1997)
Last updated on: 4 April 2012.

Daniel Vacek (born 1 April 1971 in Prague) is a former tennis player from Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic who turned professional in 1990.

Vacek represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, where he was defeated in the second round. The right-hander won 25 career titles in doubles with various partners, including the French Open in 1996 and 1997 and the U.S. Open in 1997 with Yevgeny Kafelnikov. Vacek reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on 29 January 1996, when he became World No. 26.

Doubles Titles (25)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (3)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (1)
ATP International Series Gold (5)
ATP Tour (16)
Titles by Surface
Hard (10)
Clay (10)
Grass (0)
Carpet (5)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. 1990 Umag, Yugoslavia Clay Czechoslovakia Vojtěch Flégl Soviet Union Andrei Cherkasov
Soviet Union Andrei Olhovskiy
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 1990 Prague, Czechoslovakia Clay Czechoslovakia Vojtěch Flégl Romania George Cosac
Romania Florin Segărceanu
5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Winner 3. 1990 San Marino Clay Czechoslovakia Vojtěch Flégl Spain Jordi Burillo
Spain Marcos Aurelio Górriz
6–1, 4–6, 7–6
Runner-up 1. 1991 Prague, Czechoslovakia Clay Belgium Libor Pimek Czechoslovakia Vojtěch Flégl
Czechoslovakia Cyril Suk
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 1991 Berlin, Germany Carpet Netherlands Jan Siemerink Czechoslovakia Petr Korda
Czechoslovakia Karel Nováček
6–3, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 3. 1992 Wellington, New Zealand Hard Netherlands Michiel Schapers United States Jared Palmer
United States Jonathan Stark
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 1993 Copenhagen, Denmark Carpet Czech Republic Martin Damm South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
3–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 4. 1993 New Haven, United States Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Steve DeVries
Australia David Macpherson
7–5, 6–4
Winner 5. 1994 Marseille, France Carpet Netherlands Jan Siemerink Czech Republic Martin Damm
Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
6–7, 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 1994 Monte Carlo, Monaco Clay Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Sweden Nicklas Kulti
Sweden Magnus Larsson
6–3, 6–7, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 1994 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Netherlands Menno Oosting Spain Sergio Casal
Spain Emilio Sánchez
6–7, 4–6
Winner 6. 1994 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Netherlands Menno Oosting United States Patrick McEnroe
United States Jared Palmer
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 1995 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet Czech Republic Cyril Suk Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
2–6, 2–6
Winner 7. 1995 Nice, France Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Luke Jensen
United States David Wheaton
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Winner 8. 1995 Rome, Italy Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk Sweden Jan Apell
Sweden Jonas Björkman
6–3, 6–4
Winner 9. 1995 Long Island, United States Hard Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Rick Leach
United States Scott Melville
5–7, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 8. 1995 Bucharest, Romania Clay Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Mark Keil
United States Jeff Tarango
4–6, 6–7
Winner 10. 1995 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Czech Republic Cyril Suk United States Mark Keil
Sweden Peter Nyborg
3–6, 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 1995 Essen, Germany Carpet Czech Republic Cyril Suk Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
5–7, 4–6
Winner 11. 1996 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Argentina Luis Lobo
Spain Javier Sánchez
6–3, 6–7, 6–3
Winner 12. 1996 French Open, Paris Clay Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Switzerland Jakob Hlasek
France Guy Forget
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 1996 Halle, Germany Grass Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Zimbabwe Byron Black
Canada Grant Connell
1–6, 5–7
Winner 13. 1996 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov South Africa David Adams
Netherlands Menno Oosting
6–3, 6–4
Winner 14. 1996 Vienna, Austria Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Czech Republic Pavel Vízner
Netherlands Menno Oosting
7–6, 6–4
Runner-up 11. 1996 Paris, France Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
4–6, 6–4, 6–7
Runner-up 12. 1997 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet Germany David Prinosil Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
New Zealand Brett Steven
4–6, 3–6
Winner 15. 1997 Hong Kong Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm Germany Karsten Braasch
United States Jeff Tarango
6–3, 6–4
Winner 16. 1997 Tokyo, Japan Hard Czech Republic Martin Damm United States Justin Gimelstob
Australia Patrick Rafter
2–6, 6–2, 7–6
Winner 17. 1997 French Open, Paris Clay Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Australia Todd Woodbridge
Australia Mark Woodforde
7–6(14–12), 4–6, 6–3
Winner 18. 1997 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov United States Trevor Kronemann
Australia David Macpherson
4–6, 7–6, 6–3
Winner 19. 1997 U.S. Open, New York Hard Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Sweden Jonas Björkman
Sweden Nicklas Kulti
7–6, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 1998 London, England Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Czech Republic Martin Damm
United States Jim Grabb
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 1998 Los Angeles, United States Hard United States Jeff Tarango Australia Patrick Rafter
Australia Sandon Stolle
4–6, 4–6
Winner 20. 1998 Vienna, Austria Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov South Africa David Adams
South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 1998 Moscow, Russia Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov United States Jared Palmer
United States Jeff Tarango
4–6, 7–6, 2–6
Winner 21. 1999 Auckland, New Zealand Hard United States Jeff Tarango Czech Republic Jiří Novák
Czech Republic David Rikl
7–5, 7–5
Winner 22. 1999 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet United States Jeff Tarango Netherlands Menno Oosting
Romania Andrei Pavel
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Winner 23. 1999 Tokyo, Japan Hard United States Jeff Tarango Zimbabwe Wayne Black
United States Brian MacPhie
4–3, RET.
Winner 24. 1999 Moscow, Russia Carpet United States Justin Gimelstob Ukraine Andriy Medvedev
Russia Marat Safin
6–2, 6–1
Winner 25. 2002 Barcelona, Spain Clay Australia Michael Hill Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Gastón Etlis
6–4, 6–4

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Career SR Career Win-Loss
Grand Slams
Australian Open A A 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R A 1R QF 1R A 3R A 0 / 10 10–10
French Open A A 2R 1R A A 2R W W 2R QF A A 1R 1R 2 / 9 18–7
Wimbledon A A 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R A A 1R 1R 0 / 11 5–11
U.S. Open A A 1R 1R 1R 1R 2R 1R W 2R 1R A 1R A A 1 / 10 8–9
Grand Slam SR 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 1 / 4 2 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 1 0 / 1 0 / 3 0 / 2 3 / 40 N/A
Annual Win-Loss 0–0 0–0 2–4 2–4 1–3 1–3 3–4 8–3 12–1 4–4 6–4 0–1 0–1 2–3 0–2 N/A 41–37
Masters Series
Indian Wells NME A A A A A A A A QF 1R 2R A A A 0 / 3 2–3
Miami NME A A A A SF 2R A A QF 2R 3R A 1R A 0 / 6 7–6
Monte Carlo NME A A A A F 1R 1R SF 2R QF 1R A A A 0 / 7 8–7
Rome NME A A A A 2R W 1R 2R QF 2R 1R A 2R A 1 / 8 11–7
Hamburg NME A A A A 2R 1R QF A A QF 1R A 2R A 0 / 6 6–6
Canada NME A A A A A 2R 1R QF 2R 1R A QF 1R A 0 / 7 4–7
Cincinnati NME A A A A QF 1R 2R 2R SF 2R A A 1R A 0 / 7 5–7
Madrid (Stuttgart) NME A A A A 2R F 2R 2R QF 2R A A A A 0 / 6 5–6
Paris NME A A A A QF 2R F 2R 2R QF A A A A 0 / 6 8–6
Masters Series SR N/A 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 0 0 / 7 1 / 8 0 / 7 0 / 6 0 / 8 0 / 9 0 / 5 0 / 1 0 / 5 0 / 0 1 / 56 N/A
Annual Win-Loss N/A 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 13–7 7–7 5–7 4–6 10–8 9–9 3–5 2–1 2–5 0–0 N/A 56–55
Year End Ranking 325 103 54 160 58 21 11 8 5 26 20 143 113 65 1204 N/A

A = did not attend tournament

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