František Čermák

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František Čermák
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Country (sports)  Czech Republic
Residence Koštice, Czech Republic
Born (1976-11-14) 14 November 1976 (age 41)
Valtice, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro 1998
Retired 2016
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 2,418,073
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 410–315
Career titles 31
Highest ranking No. 14 (1 February 2010)
Current ranking No. 102 (2 May 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2004, 2007, 2008, 2012)
French Open 3R (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011)
Wimbledon 3R (2005, 2008)
US Open 3R (2003, 2012)
Mixed doubles
Career titles 1
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open F (2013)
French Open W (2013)
Wimbledon 2R (2011, 2013)
US Open SF (2012)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (2012)
Last updated on: 15 February 2016.

František Čermák (born 14 November 1976) is a Czech professional tennis player. He has won 31 doubles titles on the ATP Tour and has been a finalist 24 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. He coached countrywoman Petra Kvitová from April 2016 to the 2016 US Open. He is currently the coach of Czech player Kristýna Plíšková.

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: 55 (31 titles, 24 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (5–2)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (26–22)
Titles by surface
Hard (5–9)
Clay (25–12)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–3)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (26–16)
Indoor (5–8)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2002 Croatia Open, Croatia International Clay Austria Julian Knowle Spain Albert Portas
Spain Fernando Vicente
6–4, 6–4
Win 2–0 Jul 2002 Sopot Open, Poland International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl South Africa Jeff Coetzee
Australia Nathan Healey
7–5, 7–5
Loss 2–1 Sep 2002 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Luis Lobo
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Loss 2–2 Jan 2003 Chennai Open, India International Hard Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Austria Julian Knowle
Germany Michael Kohlmann
6–7(1–7), 6–7(3–7)
Loss 2–3 Feb 2003 Chile Open, Chile International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Agustín Calleri
Argentina Mariano Hood
3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Win 3–3 Apr 2003 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl United States Devin Bowen
Australia Ashley Fisher
6–3, 7–5
Loss 3–4 Jul 2003 Swiss Open, Switzerland International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl India Leander Paes
Czech Republic David Rikl
3–6, 3–6
Loss 3–5 Aug 2003 Sopot Open, Poland International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 7–6(9–7), 3–6
Loss 3–6 Sep 2003 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Mariano Hood
6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–3), 3–6
Loss 3–7 Apr 2004 Estoril Open, Portugal International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Argentina Gastón Gaudio
2–6, 1–6
Win 4–7 Jul 2004 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria Intl. Gold Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Lucas Arnold Ker
Argentina Martín García
6–3, 7–5
Win 5–7 Aug 2004 Sopot Open, Poland (2) International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Win 6–7 Feb 2005 Argentina Open, Argentina International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–2, 7–5
Win 7–7 Feb 2005 Brasil Open, Brazil International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Ignacio González King
6–4, 6–4
Win 8–7 Apr 2005 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco (2) International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Martín García
Peru Luis Horna
6–4, 6–3
Win 9–7 May 2005 Estoril Open, Portugal International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Juan Ignacio Chela
Spain Tommy Robredo
6–3, 6–4
Win 10–7 Jul 2005 Swiss Open, Switzerland International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Germany Michael Kohlmann
Germany Rainer Schüttler
7–6(8–6), 7–6(13–11)
Loss 10–8 Jan 2006 Sydney International, Australia International Hard Czech Republic Leoš Friedl France Fabrice Santoro
Serbia and Montenegro Nenad Zimonjić
1–6, 4–6
Loss 10–9 Feb 2006 Chile Open, Chile International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina José Acasuso
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Win 11–9 Feb 2006 Argentina Open, Argentina (2) International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Greece Vasilis Mazarakis
Serbia and Montenegro Boris Pašanski
6–1, 6–2
Win 12–9 Mar 2006 Mexican Open, Mexico Intl. Gold Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Italy Potito Starace
Italy Filippo Volandri
7–5, 6–2
Win 13–9 Aug 2006 Sopot Open, Poland (3) International Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Argentina Martín García
Argentina Sebastián Prieto
6–3, 7–5
Loss 13–10 Oct 2006 Kremlin Cup, Russia International Carpet (i) Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský France Fabrice Santoro
Serbia Nenad Zimonjić
1–6, 5–7
Loss 13–11 Oct 2006 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon, France International Carpet (i) Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský France Julien Benneteau
France Arnaud Clément
2–6, 7–6(7–3), [7–10]
Loss 13–12 Feb 2007 Zagreb Indoors, Croatia International Carpet (i) Czech Republic Jaroslav Levinský Germany Michael Kohlmann
Germany Alexander Waske
6–7(5–7), 6–4, [5–10]
Win 14–12 Jul 2007 Swiss Open, Switzerland (2) International Clay Czech Republic Pavel Vízner France Marc Gicquel
France Florent Serra
7–5, 5–7, [10–7]
Win 15–12 Jul 2007 Stuttgart Open, Germany Intl. Gold Clay Czech Republic Leoš Friedl Spain Guillermo García López
Spain Fernando Verdasco
6–4, 6–4
Win 16–12 Jul 2008 Dutch Open, Netherlands International Clay Netherlands Rogier Wassen Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
Netherlands Igor Sijsling
7–5, 7–5
Loss 16–13 Jun 2009 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Argentina Brian Dabul
3–6, 3–6
Win 17–13 Feb 2009 Mexican Open, Mexico (2) 500 Series Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Poland Łukasz Kubot
Austria Oliver Marach
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Win 18–13 Jul 2009 Stuttgart Open, Germany (2) 250 Series Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Romania Victor Hănescu
Romania Horia Tecău
7–5, 6–4
Win 19–13 Aug 2009 Croatia Open, Croatia (2) 250 Series Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Sweden Johan Brunström
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6–4, 6–4
Win 20–13 Sep 2009 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Sweden Johan Brunström
Netherlands Antilles Jean-Julien Rojer
6–2, 6–4
Loss 20–14 Oct 2009 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Uruguay Pablo Cuevas
Spain Marcel Granollers
6–4, 5–7, [8–10]
Win 21–14 Nov 2009 Valencia Open, Spain 500 Series Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Spain Marcel Granollers
Spain Tommy Robredo
6–4, 6–3
Loss 21–15 Jan 2010 Qatar Open, Qatar 250 Series Hard Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Spain Guillermo García López
Spain Albert Montañés
4–6, 5–7
Loss 21–16 Aug 2010 Croatia Open, Croatia 250 Series Clay Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Czech Republic Leoš Friedl
Czech Republic Filip Polášek
3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Win 22–16 Oct 2010 Malaysian Open Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Poland Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Poland Marcin Matkowski
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Win 23–16 May 2011 Serbia Open, Serbia 250 Series Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Alexander Peya
7–5, 6–2
Win 24–16 Jun 2011 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass Italy Daniele Bracciali Sweden Robert Lindstedt
Romania Horia Tecău
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]
Loss 24–17 Jul 2011 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Alexander Peya
4–6, 1–6
Win 25–17 Jul 2011 Swiss Open, Switzerland (3) 250 Series Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Germany Christopher Kas
Austria Alexander Peya
6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Loss 25–18 Oct 2011 Malaysian Open Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i) Slovakia Filip Polášek United States Eric Butorac
Curaçao Jean-Julien Rojer
1–6, 3–6
Loss 25–19 Oct 2011 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard Slovakia Filip Polášek United Kingdom Andy Murray
United Kingdom Jamie Murray
1–6, 4–6
Win 26–19 Oct 2011 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) Slovakia Filip Polášek Argentina Carlos Berlocq
Spain David Marrero
6–3, 6–1
Loss 26–20 Jan 2012 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard (i) Slovakia Filip Polášek Austria Oliver Marach
Austria Alexander Peya
3–6, 2–6
Win 27–20 May 2012 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay Slovakia Filip Polášek Belgium Xavier Malisse
Belgium Dick Norman
6–4, 7–5
Win 28–20 Jul 2012 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria (2) 250 Series Clay Austria Julian Knowle Germany Dustin Brown
Australia Paul Hanley
7–6(7–4), 3–6, [12–10]
Win 29–20 Oct 2012 Kremlin Cup, Russia (2) 250 Series Hard (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Italy Simone Bolelli
Italy Daniele Bracciali
7–5, 6–3
Loss 29–21 Feb 2013 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i) Slovakia Michal Mertiňák Austria Alexander Peya
Brazil Bruno Soares
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [7–10]
Loss 29–22 Aug 2013 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria 250 Series Clay Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý Germany Martin Emmrich
Germany Christopher Kas
4–6, 3–6
Loss 29–23 Feb 2014 Delray Beach Open, United States 250 Series Hard Russia Mikhail Elgin United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
2–6, 3–6
Win 30–23 Jul 2014 Croatia Open, Croatia (3) 250 Series Clay Czech Republic Lukáš Rosol Serbia Dušan Lajović
Croatia Franko Škugor
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Win 31–23 Oct 2014 Kremlin Cup, Russia (3) 250 Series Hard (i) Czech Republic Jiří Veselý Australia Sam Groth
Australia Chris Guccione
7–6(7–2), 7–5
Loss 31–24 Oct 2015 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i) Moldova Radu Albot Russia Andrey Rublev
Russia Dmitry Tursunov
6–2, 1–6, [6–10]

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 2R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R A 1R A 0 / 14 12–14
French Open 2R 3R 3R 3R 3R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R 2R 1R 2R A 0 / 15 19–15
Wimbledon 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 15 10–15
US Open 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R A 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 14 10–13
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 0–3 2–3 0–0 0 / 58 51–57
ATP Masters Series 1000
Indian Wells A A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF A A A A A A 0 / 6 4–5
Miami A A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R QF 2R A 1R A A A A 0 / 8 4–8
Monte Carlo A A SF 2R 1R A 2R QF 1R 1R A 2R A A A A 0 / 8 6–8
Rome A A 1R 2R 1R A A A 1R 2R A 1R A A A A 0 / 6 2–6
Hamburg A A 2R 1R A A A 2R Held as Madrid (Clay) 0 / 3 2–3
Madrid (Clay) Held as Hamburg QF 2R A 2R A A A A 0 / 3 3–3
Canada A A 2R 1R A 1R A A A SF A A A A A A 0 / 4 4–4
Cincinnati A A 2R 2R A 1R 1R A 1R QF A A A A A A 0 / 6 4–6
Madrid (Hard) A A A A 1R A 2R A Held as Shanghai 0 / 2 1–2
Shanghai Not Held QF QF A A A A A A 0 / 2 3–2
Paris A A A A 1R 1R 2R A SF SF 2R 1R A A A A 0 / 7 5–7
Career statistics
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 2 / 3 1 / 6 2 / 3 5 / 5 3 / 7 2 / 3 1 / 1 5 / 7 1 / 3 4 / 7 3 / 4 0 / 2 2 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 0 31 / 55
Year-end Ranking 88 41 28 26 23 24 31 34 16 24 22 30 69 61 90

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