Pavel Huťka

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Pavel Huťka
Country (sports) Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakia
Born (1949-02-28) 28 February 1949 (age 67)
Plays Right-handed
Career record 38–61
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 103 (31 Dec 1978)
Grand Slam Singles results
French Open 3R (1977)
Wimbledon 1R (1979)
Career record 36–51
Career titles 0
Grand Slam Doubles results
French Open 2R (1977)

Pavel Huťka (born 28 February 1949) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic who competed for Czechoslovakia,[1] and is now a tennis trainer.[2][3]


Hutka held a match point against Italy's Adriano Panatta in the opening round of the 1976 French Open, but lost 10-12 in the fifth set.[4] The Italian went on to win the tournament.

He made the third round of the 1977 French Open (beating Jan Simbera and Brian Teacher) and appeared in a further three French Opens, without matching that effort.[5]

Hutka was a doubles finalist at Kitzbuhel in 1979.[5] He and partner Pavel Složil lost the final to Mike Fishbach and Chris Lewis.[5]

On the Grand Prix singles circuit he made three quarter-finals at Munich in 1975, Nice in 1978 Nice and Stuttgart in 1979.[5]

Grand Prix 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. 1978 Kitzbühel, Austria Clay Czechoslovakia Pavel Složil United States Mike Fishbach
New Zealand Chris Lewis
7–6, 4–6, 3–6

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (2)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1980 Zell Am See, Austria Clay Czechoslovakia Jiří Hřebec Australia Wayne Pascoe
United States Dave Siegler
3–6, 7–5, 7–6, 6–2
2. 1981 Bara, Spain Clay Czechoslovakia Jiří Hřebec Spain Ángel Giménez
Colombia Jairo Velasco
7–5, 4–6, 9–7