Jiří Vaněk (tennis)

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Jiří Vaněk
Jiri Vanek.JPG
Country  Czech Republic
Residence Prague, Czech Republic
Born (1978-04-24) 24 April 1978 (age 36)
Domažlice, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Height 6'1" (185 cm)
Turned pro 1996
Retired 2011
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,600,503
Singles
Career record 68–122
Career titles 0
11 Challengers
Highest ranking No. 74 (16 October 2000)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2000)
French Open 2R (2000, 2006, 2008)
Wimbledon 1R (2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008)
US Open 2R (2008)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 2R (2000)
Doubles
Career record 16–32
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 94 (6 February 2006)
Last updated on: November 5, 2012.

Jiří Vaněk (born 24 April 1978) is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.

Tennis career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

He was an impressive junior, reaching as high as No. 14 in the junior singles world rankings (and No. 21 in doubles) in 1995.[1]

Junior Slam results:

Australian Open: QF (1996)
French Open: SF (1996)
Wimbledon: 2R (1995)
US Open: 2R (1994)

Pro tour[edit]

Vanek turned professional in 1996, winning 11 Challenger events and reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 74 (in October 2000).

He competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, reaching the second round.

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