Jakob Hlasek

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Jakob Hlasek
Country   Switzerland
 Czechoslovakia
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1964-11-12) November 12, 1964 (age 49)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money $5,895,293
Singles
Career record 434–331
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 7 (April 17, 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1984, 1985)
French Open QF (1991)
Wimbledon 4R (1987, 1996)
US Open 4R (1988, 1996)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals SF (1988)
WCT Finals QF (1989)
Olympic Games QF (1984, demonstration event)
Doubles
Career record 367–272
Career titles 20
Highest ranking No. 4 (November 13, 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (1996)
French Open W (1992)
Wimbledon SF (1986, 1992)
US Open SF (1996)
Team competitions
Davis Cup F (1992)
Hopman Cup W (1992)
Last updated on: November 1, 2012.

Jakob Hlasek (born November 12, 1964, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a former professional tennis player from Switzerland.

Career[edit]

The major highlights of Hlasek's career came in 1992. He won the French Open men's doubles title that year (partnering fellow Swiss player Marc Rosset). He was also a member of Switzerland Davis Cup team which reached the final of the 1992 Davis Cup (where they were defeated by the United States), and won the 1992 Hopman Cup.

Further success for his country came in 1996, when Hlasek was a member of the Swiss team which won the World Team Cup.

During his career, Hlasek won five top-level singles titles and 20 doubles titles. His career-high singles ranking was world no. 7, and his career-high doubles ranking was world no. 4 (both attained in 1989). His career prize-money earnings totalled $5,895,293.

Career finals[edit]

Singles: 14 (5–9)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 25 March 1985 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 4 August 1986 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Austria Thomas Muster 1–6, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 11 July 1988 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Australia Darren Cahill 3–6, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 4. 10 October 1988 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Sweden Stefan Edberg 5–7, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 1. 14 November 1988 Wembley, England Carpet Sweden Jonas Svensson 6–7(4–7), 3–6, 6–4, 6–0, 7–5
Winner 2. 21 November 1988 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard (i) South Africa Christo van Rensburg 6–7, 6–4, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 28 November 1988 Brussels, Belgium Carpet France Henri Leconte 6–7(3–7), 6–7(6–8), 4–6
Winner 3. 13 February 1989 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Sweden Anders Järryd 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 27 February 1989 Lyon, France Carpet United States John McEnroe 3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 4. 12 November 1990 Wembley, England Carpet United States Michael Chang 7–6(9–7), 6–3
Winner 5. 30 September 1991 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) United States John McEnroe 7–6(7–4), 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 11 November 1991 Moscow, Russia Carpet Soviet Union Andrei Cherkasov 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 8. 17 July 1995 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov 3–6, 4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 18 September 1995 Bordeaux, France Hard Senegal Yahiya Doumbia 4–6, 4–6

Singles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open A 3R 3R NH 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 2R 1R 2R 0 / 11 5–11
French Open A 2R 2R 2R 1R 3R 4R 2R QF 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R 0 / 13 16–13
Wimbledon 3R 2R 1R 3R 4R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 3R 1R 4R 0 / 14 20–14
US Open A 1R 1R 1R 3R 4R A 3R 3R 2R 2R A 2R 4R 0 / 11 15–11
Win–Loss 2–1 3–4 3–4 3–3 5–4 6–4 3–3 4–4 7–4 3–4 4–3 3–3 1–4 9–4 0 / 49 56–49
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
A A QF 2R A A 2R 0 / 3 5–3
Miami QF 3R SF 3R A A 3R 0 / 5 11–5
Monte Carlo 1R A 1R 1R A A A 0 / 3 0–3
Rome 1R 2R 2R 1R A A 1R 0 / 5 2–5
Hamburg 2R A A A A A 1R 0 / 2 1–2
Canada SF QF A 3R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 6 9–6
Cincinnati QF 2R 1R 2R A A 2R 0 / 5 6–5
Stockholm 2R 3R 2R 2R A A A 0 / 4 4–4
Paris QF 2R SF 1R 2R QF A 0 / 6 10–6
Win–Loss 16–8 6–6 12–7 6–8 2–2 3–2 3–6 0 / 39 48–39
Ranking 179 91 33 32 23 8 30 17 20 36 71 70 35 74

Doubles: 35 (20–15)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (2)
ATP Championship Series (2)
ATP Tour (14)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7)
Clay (3)
Grass (1)
Carpet (9)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 17 September 1984 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell Australia Peter Doohan
South Africa Brian Levine
3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 14 October 1985 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Chile Ricardo Acuña Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
3–6, 6–2, 9–7
Runner-up 2. 25 November 1985 Hong Kong Hard Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd Australia Brad Drewett
Australia Kim Warwick
3–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 2. 21 April 1986 Nice, France Clay Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil United States Gary Donnelly
United Kingdom Colin Dowdeswell
6–3, 4–6, 11–9
Runner-up 3. 13 October 1986 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř
Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd
2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 3. 9 November 1987 Paris, France Carpet Switzerland Claudio Mezzadri United States Scott Davis
United States David Pate
7–6, 6–2
Winner 4. 10 October 1988 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
Sweden Peter Lundgren
6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 20 February 1989 Milan, Italy Carpet United States John McEnroe Switzerland Heinz Günthardt
Hungary Balázs Taróczy
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 27 February 1989 Lyon, France Carpet United States John McEnroe West Germany Eric Jelen
Denmark Michael Mortensen
2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 6. 20 March 1989 Indian Wells, US Hard West Germany Boris Becker United States Kevin Curren
United States David Pate
7–6, 7–5
Winner 7. 3 April 1989 Miami, US Hard Sweden Anders Järryd United States Jim Grabb
United States Patrick McEnroe
6–3, ret.
Runner-up 5. 6 November 1989 Paris, France Carpet France Eric Winogradsky Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–7, 4–6
Winner 8. 13 November 1989 Wembley, England Carpet United States John McEnroe United Kingdom Jeremy Bates
United States Kevin Curren
6–1, 7–6
Winner 9. 26 February 1990 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet France Guy Forget Denmark Michael Mortensen
Netherlands Tom Nijssen
6–3, 6–2
Winner 10. 18 June 1990 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass West Germany Michael Stich United States Jim Grabb
United States Patrick McEnroe
7–6, 6–3
Winner 11. 27 August 1990 Long Island, US Hard France Guy Forget West Germany Udo Riglewski
West Germany Michael Stich
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. 15 October 1990 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet France Guy Forget United States Scott Davis
United States David Pate
7–6, 7–5
Winner 13. 29 October 1990 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet France Guy Forget Australia John Fitzgerald
Sweden Anders Järryd
6–4, 6–2
Winner 14. 25 November 1990 Doubles Championships, Sanctuary Cove Hard France Guy Forget Spain Emilio Sánchez
Spain Sergio Casal
6–4, 7–6, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 15 July 1991 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay France Guy Forget South Africa Gary Muller
South Africa Danie Visser
6–7, 4–6
Winner 15. 30 September 1991 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) United States Patrick McEnroe Czechoslovakia Petr Korda
United States John McEnroe
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 7. 21 October 1991 Vienna, Austria Carpet United States Patrick McEnroe Sweden Anders Järryd
South Africa Gary Muller
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 17 February 1992 Brussels, Belgium Carpet France Guy Forget Germany Boris Becker
United States John McEnroe
3–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 18 May 1992 Rome, Italy Clay Switzerland Marc Rosset South Africa Wayne Ferreira
Australia Mark Kratzmann
6–4, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 17. 8 June 1992 French Open, Paris Clay Switzerland Marc Rosset South Africa David Adams
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 18. 26 October 1992 Lyon, France Carpet Switzerland Marc Rosset United Kingdom Neil Broad
South Africa Stefan Kruger
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 2 May 1994 Madrid, Spain Clay France Jean-Philippe Fleurian Sweden Rikard Bergh
Netherlands Menno Oosting
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 25 July 1994 Washington, US Hard Sweden Jonas Björkman Canada Grant Connell
United States Patrick Galbraith
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 19. 24 October 1994 Lyon, France Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Czech Republic Martin Damm
Australia Patrick Rafter
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 27 March 1995 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Anders Järryd
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 16 October 1995 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet United States Patrick McEnroe Netherlands Jacco Eltingh
Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 4–6
Winner 20. 23 October 1995 Lyon, France Carpet Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov South Africa John-Laffnie de Jager
South Africa Wayne Ferreira
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 4 March 1996 Milan, Italy Carpet France Guy Forget Italy Andrea Gaudenzi
Croatia Goran Ivanišević
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 13 May 1996 Hamburg, Germany Clay France Guy Forget The Bahamas Mark Knowles
Canada Daniel Nestor
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 15. 10 June 1996 French Open, Paris Clay France Guy Forget Russia Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Czech Republic Daniel Vacek
2–6, 3–6

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open A 1R A NH 3R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R A 2R QF SF 0 / 10 12–10
French Open A 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 3R W 1R 2R SF F 1 / 13 22–12
Wimbledon 2R 2R 1R SF 2R A 3R 3R A SF 1R 1R QF QF 0 / 12 21–12
US Open A A 1R 1R 1R 3R A QF 1R 2R 1R A 2R SF 0 / 10 11–10
Win–Loss 1–1 1–3 1–3 5–3 2–4 2–3 5–3 6–4 2–3 12–3 0–3 2–3 11–4 16–4 1 / 45 66–44
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
A A 1R 2R A A 2R 0 / 3 1–3
Miami SF 2R 3R A A A 2R 0 / 4 5–4
Monte Carlo QF A QF 2R A A A 0 / 3 3–3
Rome 1R SF W 1R A A 1R 1 / 5 8–4
Hamburg QF A A A A A F 0 / 2 4–2
Canada 1R QF A 1R 2R QF 1R 0 / 6 5–6
Cincinnati SF 1R SF 1R A A 1R 0 / 5 6–5
Stuttgart (Stockholm) W QF A A A A 2R 1 / 3 6–2
Paris QF 2R 2R 2R A QF 2R 0 / 6 3–6
Win–Loss 13–7 7–6 12–5 1–6 1–1 3–2 4–8 2 / 37 41–35
Ranking 180 107 47 39 35 47 5 12 39 8 180 49 24 9

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