Tomáš Anzari

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Tomáš Anzari
Country Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
(until 1992)
Czech Republic Czech Republic
(from 1993)
Residence Olomouc,
Czech Republic
Born (1970-06-24) 24 June 1970 (age 44)
Třinec, Czechoslovakia
Height 5'11" (180 cm)
Turned pro 1989
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $335,020
Singles
Career record 0
Career titles 1–14
Highest ranking No. 134 (19 August 1991)
Doubles
Career record 37–75
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 80 (22 February 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999)
French Open 3R (1990)
Wimbledon 1R (1990, 1993, 1998)
US Open 2R (1992, 1998)

Tomáš Anzari (born Třinec, 24 June 1970) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic and writer on psychology and stress in sports.[1][2] He was also known as Tomáš Zdražila.[3]

Career[edit]

Anzari, with countryman David Rikl, won the boy's doubles at the ITF World Championships in 1988, the same year that they were number one ranked juniors. The pair were also runners-up in the 1988 Wimbledon Championships, losing the boy's doubles final to Jason Stoltenberg and Todd Woodbridge. He remained with Rikl after turning professional and at the 1990 French Open, their first Grand Slam tournament in the men's, they reached the third round. It would remain Anzari's best performance in a Grand Slam.[4]

He reached eight doubles semi-finals on the ATP Tour, but only once made it into the final, in 1992, when he and Carl Limberger were runners-up at the BMW Open.[5]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1992 Germany Munich Clay Australia Carl Limberger South Africa David Adams
Netherlands Menno Oosting
6–3, 5–7, 3–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (14)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1990 West Germany Heilbronn, West Germany Carpet Czechoslovakia David Rikl South Africa Byron Talbot
Sweden Jörgen Windahl
7–6, 7–6
2. 1990 Egypt Cairo, Egypt Clay Czechoslovakia David Rikl Belgium Eduardo Masso
Argentina Christian Miniussi
6–3, 6–7, 7–5
3. 1990 Spain Zaragoza, Spain Clay Czechoslovakia David Rikl Spain Carlos Costa
Spain Francisco Roig
6–3, 7–6
4. 1991 Portugal Oporto, Portugal Clay Soviet Union Dimitri Poliakov Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Netherlands Mark Koevermans
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
5. 1991 Portugal Oporto, Portugal Clay Czechoslovakia Josef Čihák Spain Juan Carlos Báguena
Ecuador Andrés Gómez
7–5, 6–2
6. 1991 Italy Pescara, Italy Clay Czechoslovakia Josef Čihák Sweden Johan Donar
United States John Sobel
6–3, 6–4
7. 1992 Portugal Oporto, Portugal Clay Australia Carl Limberger United States Brian Devening
Norway Bent-Ove Pedersen
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
8. 1992 Italy Reggio Calabria, Italy Clay South Africa Brent Haygarth Portugal Joao Cunha-Silva
Ukraine Dimitri Poliakov
6–4, 7–6
9. 1994 Colombia Cali, Colombia Clay Portugal Joao Cunha-Silva United States Bill Behrens
South Africa Kirk Haygarth
7–6, 3–6, 6–3
10. 1994 Slovenia Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia Carpet Czech Republic Jan Kodeš, Jr United Kingdom Barry Cowan
United Kingdom Andrew Richardson
6–4, 6–3
11. 1997 Croatia Zagreb, Croatia Clay Mexico David Roditi United States Brandon Coupe
South Africa Paul Rosner
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
12. 1997 Poland Poznań, Poland Clay Czech Republic David Rikl Spain Jordi Burillo
Hungary László Markovits
6–3, 6–2
13. 1999 India Jaipur, India Grass Japan Satoshi Iwabuchi Croatia Ivo Karlović
Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
7–6(6), 4–6, 7–6(5)
14. 2000 India Mumbai, India Hard Japan Satoshi Iwabuchi France Maxime Boye
Israel Jonathan Erlich
7–6(9), 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tomáš Anzari Psychologický rozbor hráče tenisu v zátěžové situaci Bachelor's thesis
  2. ^ Tomáš Anzari own bio at psychology-tenisu.cz website
  3. ^ http://www.attour.cz/file.php?id=245 "Na fotografii zleva: Tomáš Anzari (dříve Zdražila)"
  4. ^ ITF Tennis Profile
  5. ^ ATP World Tour Profile