Robin Vik

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Robin Vik
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Country (sports)  Czech Republic
Residence Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Born (1980-02-05) February 5, 1980 (age 37)
Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Turned pro 1998
Retired 2010
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Coach(es) David Prinosil
Prize money $700,030
Singles
Career record 20–38
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 57 (9 January 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2006)
French Open 2R (2005)
Wimbledon 1R (2006)
US Open 1R (2005, 2006)
Doubles
Career record 12–22
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 74 (8 January 2007)

Robin Vik (born February 5, 1980 in Hradec Králové) is a Czech professional tennis player.

Vik turned professional in 1995 and he reached a career high ranking of World No. 57 in January 2006. Career highlight runs are reaching the semifinals of St. Petersburg in 2005 and the quarterfinals of Dubai and Munich in 2006. Notable victories include World No. 10 Gaston Gaudio at the 2006 World Team Cup in Düsseldorf, World No. 25 Tomas Berdych at Dubai in 2006, World No. 27 and recent US Open semifinalist Mikhail Youzhny at St. Petersburg in 2005 and a declining World No. 27 and defending champion Guillermo Coria at Umag in 2006.

Vik was beaten in the first round of the 2006 Australian Open by Lleyton Hewitt in a tight 5-setter after leading 2 sets to 1.

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