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Dušan Karol (born 19 May 1983) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic.

Dušan Karol
Full nameDušan Karol
Country (sports) Czech Republic
Born (1983-05-19) 19 May 1983 (age 36)
Jihlava, Czechoslovakia
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$90,450
Singles
Highest rankingNo. 435 (27 September 2004)
Doubles
Highest rankingNo. 128 (27 April 2009)

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BiographyEdit

Born in Jihlava, Karol was a right-handed player, with a double handed backhand.

As a junior he had a win over Tomas Berdych at the Czech Indoor Championships and in another tournament defeated Marcos Baghdatis without dropping a game. He made it to a high as seven in the world in doubles during his junior career.[1]

Karol played on the Challenger circuit as a professional player and won a total of four titles over the course of his career, all in doubles.

He is now the coach of young Czech player Markéta Vondroušová.[2]

Challenger titlesEdit

Doubles: (4)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 2008 Rijeka, Croatia Clay   Jaroslav Pospíšil   Alex Kuznetsov
  Dick Norman
6–4, 6–4
2. 2008 Oberstaufen, Germany Clay   Jaroslav Pospíšil   André Ghem
  Boy Westerhof
6–7(2), 6–1, 10–6
3. 2008 Tarragona, Spain Clay   Daniel Köllerer   Marc Fornell Mestres
  Marc López
6–2, 6–2
4. 2009 Freudenstadt, Germany Clay   Jan Hájek   Martin Kližan
  Adil Shamasdin
4–6, 6–4, 10–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITF Tennis - Juniors - Player Profile - Karol, Dusan (CZE)". ITF. Retrieved 21 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Skvělá Vondroušová to dokázala! V sedmnácti slaví první titul na okruhu WTA" (in Czech). Sport.cz. 16 April 2017. Retrieved 21 April 2017.

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