František Čermák

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František Čermák
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Country  Czech Republic
Residence Kostice, Czech Republic
Born (1976-11-14) 14 November 1976 (age 37)
Valtice, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 1998
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $2,243,388
Singles
Career record 9–16
Career titles 0
1 Challenger, 10 Futures
Highest ranking No. 201 (27 October 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2001)
French Open Q2 (2003)
Wimbledon Q1 (2000, 2001)
US Open Q2 (2000)
Doubles
Career record 383–286
Career titles 29
Highest ranking No. 14 (1 February 2010)
Current ranking No. 70 (26 June 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2004, 2007, 2008, 2012)
French Open 3R (2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011)
Wimbledon 3R (2005, 2008)
US Open 3R (2003, 2012)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open F (2013)
French Open W (2013)
US Open SF (2012)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (2012)
Last updated on: 4 July 2014.

František Čermák (born 14 November 1976, in Valtice, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech professional tennis player. He has won 28 doubles titles on the ATP Tour, and has been a finalist 20 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 14 in February 2010. He usually plays doubles with Filip Polášek. In mixed doubles, Čermák and partner Lucie Hradecká reached the final of the 2013 Australian Open and Won the 2013 French Open

In singles, Čermák won 1 Challenger title and 10 Futures titles, reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 201 in October 2003.

Čermák was a member of the winning Czech Republic team in the 2012 Davis Cup.

Significant finals[edit]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Mixed doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2013 Australian Open Hard Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká Australia Jarmila Gajdošová
Australia Matthew Ebden
3–6, 5–7
Winner 2013 French Open Clay Czech Republic Lucie Hradecká France Kristina Mladenovic
Canada Daniel Nestor
1–6, 6–4, [10–6]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 52 (29 titles, 23 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (5–2)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (24–21)
Finals by Surface
Hard (4–9)
Clay (24–11)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 21 July 2002 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Austria Julian Knowle Spain Albert Portas
Spain Fernando Vicente
6–4, 6–4
Winner 2. 28 July 2002 Orange Prokom Open, Sopot, Poland Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl South Africa Jeff Coetzee
Australia Nathan Healey
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 29 September 2002 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Palermo, Italy Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Luis Lobo
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 5 January 2003 Chennai Open, Chennai, India Hard Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Austria Julian Knowle
Germany Michael Kohlmann
6–7(1–7), 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 3. 16 February 2003 Movistar Open, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Agustín Calleri
Argentina Mariano Hood
3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Winner 3. 13 April 2003 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl United States Devin Bowen
Australia Ashley Fisher
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 13 July 2003 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl India Leander Paes
Czech Republic David Rikl
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 3 August 2003 Orange Prokom Open, Sopot, Poland Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 7–6(9–7), 3–6
Runner-up 6. 28 September 2003 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Palermo, Italy Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Mariano Hood
6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–3), 4–6
Runner-up 7. 18 April 2004 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
2–6, 1–6
Winner 4. 25 July 2004 Generali Open, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Martín García
6–3, 7–5
Winner 5. 15 August 2004 Orange Prokom Open, Sopot, Poland Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Winner 6. 13 February 2005 ATP Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–2, 7–5
Winner 7. 20 February 2005 Brasil Open, Costa Do Sauipe, Brazil Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Ignacio González King
6–4, 6–4
Winner 8. 10 April 2005 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Martín García
Peru Luis Horna
6–4, 6–3
Winner 9. 1 May 2005 Estoril Open, Estoril, Portugal Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Spain Tommy Robredo
6–3, 6–4
Winner 10. 10 July 2005 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Germany Michael Kohlmann
Germany Rainer Schüttler
7–6(8–6), 7–6(13–11)
Runner-up 8. 15 January 2006 Medibank International, Sydney, Australia Hard Czech Republic Leoš Friedl France Fabrice Santoro
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 5 February 2006 Movistar Open, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Winner 11. 19 February 2006 ATP Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Greece Vasilis Mazarakis
Serbia Boris Pašanski
6–1, 6–2
Winner 12. 5 March 2006 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Italy Potito Starace
Italy Filippo Volandri
7–5, 6–2
Winner 13. 6 August 2006 Orange Prokom Open, Sopot, Poland Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 10. 15 October 2006 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Carpet (i) Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský France Fabrice Santoro
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
1–6, 5–7
Runner-up 11. 29 October 2006 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon, Lyon, France Carpet (i) Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský France Julien Benneteau
France Arnaud Clément
2–6, 7–6(7–3), [7–10]
Runner-up 12. 4 February 2007 PBZ Zagreb Indoors, Zagreb, Croatia Carpet (i) Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský Germany Michael Kohlmann
Germany Alexander Waske
6–7(5–7), 6–4, [5–10]
Winner 14. 15 July 2007 Allianz Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Czech Republic Pavel Vízner France Marc Gicquel
France Florent Serra
7–5, 5–7, [10–7]
Winner 15. 22 July 2007 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Spain Guillermo García López
Spain Fernando Verdasco
6–4, 6–4
Winner 16. 20 July 2008 Dutch Open, Amersfoort, Netherlands Clay Netherlands Rogier Wassen Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
Netherlands Igor Sijsling
7–5, 7–5
Runner-up 13. 8 February 2009 Movistar Open, Viña del Mar, Chile Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Argentina Brian Dabul
3–6, 3–6
Winner 17. 28 February 2009 Abierto Mexicano Telcel, Acapulco, Mexico Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Poland Łukasz Kubot
Austria Oliver Marach
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Winner 18. 19 July 2009 Mercedes Cup, Stuttgart, Germany Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Romania Victor Hănescu
Romania Horia Tecău
7–5, 6–4
Winner 19. 2 August 2009 Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Sweden Johan Brunström
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6–4, 6–4
Winner 20. 26 September 2009 BRD Năstase Ţiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Sweden Johan Brunström
Curaçao Jean-Julien Rojer
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 14. 22 October 2009 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Spain Marcel Granollers
6–4, 5–7, [8–10]
Winner 21. 8 November 2009 Valencia Open 500, Valencia, Spain Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Tommy Robredo
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 15. 8 January 2010 Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar Hard Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Spain Guillermo García-López
Spain Albert Montañés
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 16. 1 August 2010 ATP Studena Croatia Open Umag, Umag, Croatia Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
Slovakia Filip Polášek
3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Winner 22. 3 October 2010 Proton Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Winner 23. 1 May 2011 Serbia Open, Belgrade, Serbia Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Alexander Peya
7–5, 6–2
Winner 24. 18 June 2011 UNICEF Open, S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass Italy Daniele Bracciali Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Romania Horia Tecău
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]
Runner-up 17. 23 July 2011 International German Open, Hamburg, Germany Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Alexander Peya
4–6, 1–6
Winner 25. 31 May 2011 Credit Agricole Suisse Open Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Austria Alexander Peya
Germany Christopher Kas
6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Runner-up 18. 2 October 2011 Proton Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) Slovakia Filip Polášek United States Eric Butorac
Curaçao Jean-Julien Rojer
1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 19. 9 October 2011 Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships, Tokyo, Japan Hard Slovakia Filip Polášek United Kingdom Andy Murray
United Kingdom Jamie Murray
1–6, 4–6
Winner 26. 23 October 2011 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Slovakia Filip Polášek Argentina Carlos Berlocq
Spain David Marrero
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 20. 14 January 2012 Heineken Open, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Slovakia Filip Polášek Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Alexander Peya
3–6, 2–6
Winner 27. 6 May 2012 BMW Open, Munich, Germany Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Belgium Xavier Malisse
Belgium Dick Norman
6–4, 7–5
Winner 28. 28 July 2012 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Austria Julian Knowle Germany Dustin Brown
Australia Paul Hanley
7–6(7–4), 3–6, [12–10]
Winner 29. 20 October 2012 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Italy Simone Bolelli
Italy Daniele Bracciali
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 21. 17 February 2013 Brazil Open, São Paulo, Brazil Clay (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [7–10]
Runner-up 22. 3 August 2013 Bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel, Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý Germany Martin Emmrich
Germany Christopher Kas
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 23. 23 February 2014 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships, Delray Beach, Austria Hard Russia Mikhail Elgin United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
2-6, 3-6

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Current as far as the US Open.

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 2R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 12–13
French Open 2R 3R 3R 3R 3R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R 2R 18–13
Wimbledon 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 10–13
US Open 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 9–12
Win–Loss 2–4 3–4 6–4 4–4 5–4 3–4 4–4 5–3 4–4 3–4 3–4 5–4 2–4 49–51

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