Orest Tereshchuk

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Orest Tereshchuk
Country (sports)Ukraine Ukraine
ResidenceDonetsk, Ukraine
Born (1981-08-18) 18 August 1981 (age 37)
Lviv, Soviet Union now Ukraine
Turned pro1998
Prize money$118,077
Career record8-6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 240 (25 Feb 2002)
Career record9-6
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 101 (7 May 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2007)

Orest Tereshchuk (born 18 August 1981) is a former professional tennis player from Ukraine.[1]


Tereshchuk began playing Davis Cup tennis for the Ukrainian national team in 1999. His last appearance in 2007 was his 18th tie for Ukraine, leveling Andrei Medvedev's record. He finished with a 22/10 career record, second only to Medvedev.[2]

On the ATP Tour he made doubles appearances in the 2006 Kremlin Cup (partnering Alexey Kedryuk) and the 2007 St. Petersburg Open (partnering Sergiy Stakhovsky) but was unable to progress past the opening round in either.[3] He was however highly successful on the ATP Challenger circuit, winning 11 doubles titles.[3] As a singles player, he had the best win of his career in a Challenger tournament at Dnipropetrovsk in 2003, when he defeated Karol Beck, then ranked 66th in the world.[3]

The Ukrainian teamed up with Lars Burgsmüller at the 2007 Wimbledon Championships and after making it through qualifying they faced the Belgian pairing of Olivier Rochus and Kristof Vliegen in the first round.[3] Tereschchuk and Burgsmüller lost the match in straight sets.[3]

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (11)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 2002 Magdeburg, Germany Carpet Germany Franz Stauder Belgium Dick Norman
Netherlands Djalmar Sistermans
6–4, 6–3
2. 2003 St. Petersburg, Russia Clay Russia Mikhail Elgin Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin
Russia Dmitry Vlasov
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
3. 2004 Belgrade, Serbia Carpet Slovakia Branislav Sekáč Serbia and Montenegro Darko Madjarovski
Serbia and Montenegro Janko Tipsarević
6–3, 6–4
4. 2005 Belgrade, Serbia Carpet Russia Igor Kunitsyn Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý
Czech Republic Jan Vacek
5. 2005 Bukhara, Uzbekistan Hard Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk India Rohan Bopanna
South Korea Kyu Tae Im
5–7, 6–4, 6–1
6. 2005 Donetsk, Ukraine Hard Ukraine Mikhail Filima Italy Uros Vico
Croatia Lovro Zovko
6–2, 6–3
7. 2006 Istanbul, Turkey Hard Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk Netherlands Jasper Smit
Netherlands Antilles Martijn van Haasteren
1–6, 7–5, [10–8]
8. 2006 Saransk, Russia Clay Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk Netherlands Robin Haase
Israel Dekel Valtzer
6–4, 5–7, [10–5]
9. 2006 Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine Hard Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky Switzerland Marco Chiudinelli
Croatia Lovro Zovko
6–4, 6–0
10. 2007 Rabat, Morocco Clay Kazakhstan Yuri Schukin Australia Peter Luczak
Serbia Boris Pašanski
6–7(8–10), 7–6(7–4), [10–3]
11. 2007 Fes, Morocco Clay Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky Morocco Rabie Chaki
Morocco Mounir El Aarej
6–3, 6–3