Libor Němeček

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Libor Němeček
Country (sports) Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Czech Republic Czech Republic
Residence Hungen, Germany
Born (1968-10-26) 26 October 1968 (age 49)
Tanvald,
Czechoslovakia
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 1988
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $180,351
Singles
Career record 11-20
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 164 (25 May 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (1990)
Doubles
Career record 0-1
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 585 (20 Jun 1994)

Libor Němeček (born 26 October 1968) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.[1]

Career[edit]

Němeček had some success as a junior in his native country. He won the Czechoslovakian Under-14s Championship and was later the doubles winner with Cyril Suk at the Under-18s Championships.[2]

In 1989 New South Wales Open, Němeček was a quarter-finalist, securing wins over Jan Gunnarsson and then world number 51 Magnus Gustafsson.[2] He also reached the round of 16 in Kitzbuhel that year.[2]

The Czechoslovak was runner-up at the U.S. Pro Tennis Championships in 1990, but the event was no longer part of the ATP Tour.[2] After making it through qualifying, Nemecek lost in the opening round of the 1990 Australian Open to Canadian Andrew Sznajder, in four sets.[2]

He made two further quarter-finals in his career, at Wellington in 1991 and Bordeaux in 1993.[2]

Němeček is currently working as a tennis coach in Prague.[3]

Challenger titles[edit]

Singles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. 1991 Brazil São Paulo, Brazil Hard Haiti Bertrand Madsen 5–7, 6–4, 6–3

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