Rik de Voest
Pretoria, South Africa/Vancouver, Canada
5 June 1980 |
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 110 (21 August 2006)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2012)|
|French Open||Q3 (2008)|
|US Open||2R (2007)|
|Highest ranking||No. 39 (4 June 2009)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2008, 2009)|
|French Open||3R (2009)|
|US Open||3R (2008)|
|Last updated on: 5 May 2014.|
Rik de Voest (born 5 June 1980 in Milan, Italy) is a former professional South African tennis player. His career-high singles ranking was World No. 110, which he achieved in August 2006. Rik currently resides in Vancouver, Canada where he pursues an active career in real estate specializing in North Vancouver and West Vancouver properties.
De Voest qualified for the 2007 Wimbledon men's singles event, where he lost to Marat Safin in the first round. De Voest qualified for the U.S. Open later on in 2007, where he defeated Thierry Ascione 6–2, 3–0 before Ascione retired. De Voest went on to lose to John Isner in the following round. De Voest is 12–5 in Davis Cup matches; being 8–5 for singles and 4–0 for doubles.
ATP career finals
Doubles: 3 (2–1)
|Grand Slam (0–0)|
|ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)|
|ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)|
|ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)|
|ATP World Tour 250 Series (1–1)|
|Winner||1.||10 September 2007||China Open, Beijing, China||Hard||Ashley Fisher|| Chris Haggard
|6–7, 6–0, [10–6]|
|Runner-up||1.||8 February 2010||SA Tennis Open, Johannesburg, South Africa||Hard||Ashley Fisher|| James Cerretani
|6–7(7–9), 6–2, [14–12]|
|Winner||2.||1 March 2009||Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships, Dubai, United Arab Emirates||Hard||Dmitry Tursunov|| Martin Damm
|4–6, 6–3, [10–5]|
Singles performance timeline
Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.
Current till 2013 US Open.
|Grand Slam Tournaments|
- Rik de Voest at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Rik de Voest at the Davis Cup
- De Voest Recent Match Results
- De Voest World Ranking History
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