Rik de Voest

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Rik de Voest
Rik-de-voest.jpg
Country  South Africa
Residence

Pretoria, South Africa/

Vancouver, Canada
Born (1980-06-05) June 5, 1980 (age 34)
Milan, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired 2014
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,344,871
Singles
Career record 32–54
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 110 (August 21, 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2012)
French Open Q3 (2008)
Wimbledon 2R (2011)
US Open 2R (2007)
Doubles
Career record 45–48
Career titles 2
Highest ranking No. 39 (June 4, 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2008, 2009)
French Open 3R (2009)
Wimbledon 2R (2008)
US Open 3R (2008)
Last updated on: May 5, 2014.

Rik de Voest (born June 5, 1980 in Milan, Italy) is a former professional South African tennis player. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 110, which he achieved in August 2006.

De Voest qualified for the 2007 Wimbledon men's singles event, where he lost to Marat Safin in the first round. De Voest qualified for the U.S. Open later on in 2007, where he defeated Thierry Ascione 6–2, 3–0 before Ascione retired. De Voest went on to lose to John Isner in the following round. De Voest is 12–5 in Davis Cup matches; being 8–5 for singles and 4–0 for doubles.

Playing with Scott Lipsky of the U.S., he won the Levene Gouldin & Thompson Tennis Challenger in Binghamton, New York in 2009.

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 3 (2–1)[edit]

Legend (Doubles)
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 10 September 2007 China Open, Beijing, China Hard Australia Ashley Fisher South Africa Chris Haggard
Taiwan Yen-Hsun Lu
6–7, 6–0, [10–6]
Runner-up 1. 8 February 2010 SA Tennis Open, Johannesburg, South Africa Hard Australia Ashley Fisher United States James Cerretani
Belgium Dick Norman
6–7(7–9), 6–2, [14–12]
Winner 2. 1 March 2009 Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard Russia Dmitry Tursunov Czech Republic Martin Damm
Sweden Robert Lindstedt
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]

Singles 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 till 2013 US Open.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open Q2 Q2 Q2 Q3 Q2 1R Q1 0-1
French Open Q1 Q3 Q1 A Q2 Q1 A 0-0
Wimbledon 1R Q3 Q1 1R 2R Q1 Q1 1-3
US Open 2R 1R Q2 1R Q1 Q3 Q3 1-3
Win–Loss 1–2 0-1 0-0 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–7
Career statistics
Titles–Finals
Year-End Ranking 129 151 239 181 126 269 164

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