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František Čermák

František Čermák (born 14 November 1976) is a Czech professional tennis player. He has won 31 doubles titles on the ATP Tour and has been a finalist 24 times. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 14 in February 2010. He usually plays doubles with Filip Polášek. In mixed doubles, Čermák and partner Lucie Hradecká reached the final of the 2013 Australian Open and won the 2013 French Open. In singles, Čermák won 1 Challenger title and 10 Futures titles, reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 201 in October 2003.

František Čermák
Cermak RG13 (8) (9374308711).jpg
Country (sports) Czech Republic
ResidenceKoštice, Czech Republic
Born (1976-11-14) 14 November 1976 (age 42)
Valtice, Czechoslovakia
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Turned pro1998
Retired2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,418,073
Singles
Career record9–16
Career titles0
1 Challenger, 10 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 201 (27 October 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2001)
French OpenQ2 (2003)
WimbledonQ1 (2000, 2001)
US OpenQ2 (2000)
Doubles
Career record410–315
Career titles31
Highest rankingNo. 14 (1 February 2010)
Current rankingNo. 102 (2 May 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2004, 2007, 2008, 2012)
French Open3R (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011)
Wimbledon3R (2005, 2008)
US Open3R (2003, 2012)
Mixed doubles
Career titles1
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian OpenF (2013)
French OpenW (2013)
Wimbledon2R (2011, 2013)
US OpenSF (2012)
Team competitions
Davis CupW (2012)
Last updated on: 15 February 2016.

Čermák was a member of the winning Czech Republic team in the 2012 Davis Cup. He coached countrywoman Petra Kvitová from April 2016 to the 2016 US Open. He is currently the coach of Czech player Kristýna Plíšková.

Significant finalsEdit

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Mixed doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2013 Australian Open Hard   Lucie Hradecká   Jarmila Gajdošová
  Matthew Ebden
3–6, 5–7
Winner 2013 French Open Clay   Lucie Hradecká   Kristina Mladenovic
  Daniel Nestor
1–6, 6–4, [10–6]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 55 (31 titles, 24 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (5–2)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (26–22)
Titles by surface
Hard (5–9)
Clay (25–12)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–3)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (26–16)
Indoor (5–8)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jul 2002 Croatia Open, Croatia International Clay   Julian Knowle   Albert Portas
  Fernando Vicente
6–4, 6–4
Win 2–0 Jul 2002 Sopot Open, Poland International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Jeff Coetzee
  Nathan Healey
7–5, 7–5
Loss 2–1 Sep 2002 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Luis Lobo
4–6, 6–4, 2–6
Loss 2–2 Jan 2003 Chennai Open, India International Hard   Leoš Friedl   Julian Knowle
  Michael Kohlmann
6–7(1–7), 6–7(3–7)
Loss 2–3 Feb 2003 Chile Open, Chile International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Agustín Calleri
  Mariano Hood
3–6, 6–1, 4–6
Win 3–3 Apr 2003 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Devin Bowen
  Ashley Fisher
6–3, 7–5
Loss 3–4 Jul 2003 Swiss Open, Switzerland International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Leander Paes
  David Rikl
3–6, 3–6
Loss 3–5 Aug 2003 Sopot Open, Poland International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 7–6(9–7), 3–6
Loss 3–6 Sep 2003 Campionati Internazionali di Sicilia, Italy International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Mariano Hood
6–7(6–8), 7–6(7–3), 3–6
Loss 3–7 Apr 2004 Estoril Open, Portugal International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Juan Ignacio Chela
  Gastón Gaudio
2–6, 1–6
Win 4–7 Jul 2004 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria Intl. Gold Clay   Leoš Friedl   Lucas Arnold Ker
  Martín García
6–3, 7–5
Win 5–7 Aug 2004 Sopot Open, Poland (2) International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Martín García
  Sebastián Prieto
2–6, 6–2, 6–3
Win 6–7 Feb 2005 Argentina Open, Argentina International Clay   Leoš Friedl   José Acasuso
  Sebastián Prieto
6–2, 7–5
Win 7–7 Feb 2005 Brasil Open, Brazil International Clay   Leoš Friedl   José Acasuso
  Ignacio González King
6–4, 6–4
Win 8–7 Apr 2005 Grand Prix Hassan II, Morocco (2) International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Martín García
  Luis Horna
6–4, 6–3
Win 9–7 May 2005 Estoril Open, Portugal International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Juan Ignacio Chela
  Tommy Robredo
6–3, 6–4
Win 10–7 Jul 2005 Swiss Open, Switzerland International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Michael Kohlmann
  Rainer Schüttler
7–6(8–6), 7–6(13–11)
Loss 10–8 Jan 2006 Sydney International, Australia International Hard   Leoš Friedl   Fabrice Santoro
  Nenad Zimonjić
1–6, 4–6
Loss 10–9 Feb 2006 Chile Open, Chile International Clay   Leoš Friedl   José Acasuso
  Sebastián Prieto
6–7(2–7), 4–6
Win 11–9 Feb 2006 Argentina Open, Argentina (2) International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Vasilis Mazarakis
  Boris Pašanski
6–1, 6–2
Win 12–9 Mar 2006 Mexican Open, Mexico Intl. Gold Clay   Leoš Friedl   Potito Starace
  Filippo Volandri
7–5, 6–2
Win 13–9 Aug 2006 Sopot Open, Poland (3) International Clay   Leoš Friedl   Martín García
  Sebastián Prieto
6–3, 7–5
Loss 13–10 Oct 2006 Kremlin Cup, Russia International Carpet (i)   Jaroslav Levinský   Fabrice Santoro
  Nenad Zimonjić
1–6, 5–7
Loss 13–11 Oct 2006 Grand Prix de Tennis de Lyon, France International Carpet (i)   Jaroslav Levinský   Julien Benneteau
  Arnaud Clément
2–6, 7–6(7–3), [7–10]
Loss 13–12 Feb 2007 Zagreb Indoors, Croatia International Carpet (i)   Jaroslav Levinský   Michael Kohlmann
  Alexander Waske
6–7(5–7), 6–4, [5–10]
Win 14–12 Jul 2007 Swiss Open, Switzerland (2) International Clay   Pavel Vízner   Marc Gicquel
  Florent Serra
7–5, 5–7, [10–7]
Win 15–12 Jul 2007 Stuttgart Open, Germany Intl. Gold Clay   Leoš Friedl   Guillermo García López
  Fernando Verdasco
6–4, 6–4
Win 16–12 Jul 2008 Dutch Open, Netherlands International Clay   Rogier Wassen   Jesse Huta Galung
  Igor Sijsling
7–5, 7–5
Loss 16–13 Jun 2009 Chile Open, Chile 250 Series Clay   Michal Mertiňák   Pablo Cuevas
  Brian Dabul
3–6, 3–6
Win 17–13 Feb 2009 Mexican Open, Mexico (2) 500 Series Clay   Michal Mertiňák   Łukasz Kubot
  Oliver Marach
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Win 18–13 Jul 2009 Stuttgart Open, Germany (2) 250 Series Clay   Michal Mertiňák   Victor Hănescu
  Horia Tecău
7–5, 6–4
Win 19–13 Aug 2009 Croatia Open, Croatia (2) 250 Series Clay   Michal Mertiňák   Johan Brunström
  Jean-Julien Rojer
6–4, 6–4
Win 20–13 Sep 2009 Romanian Open, Romania 250 Series Clay   Michal Mertiňák   Johan Brunström
  Jean-Julien Rojer
6–2, 6–4
Loss 20–14 Oct 2009 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Michal Mertiňák   Pablo Cuevas
  Marcel Granollers
6–4, 5–7, [8–10]
Win 21–14 Nov 2009 Valencia Open, Spain 500 Series Hard (i)   Michal Mertiňák   Marcel Granollers
  Tommy Robredo
6–4, 6–3
Loss 21–15 Jan 2010 Qatar Open, Qatar 250 Series Hard   Michal Mertiňák   Guillermo García López
  Albert Montañés
4–6, 5–7
Loss 21–16 Aug 2010 Croatia Open, Croatia 250 Series Clay   Michal Mertiňák   Leoš Friedl
  Filip Polášek
3–6, 6–7(7–9)
Win 22–16 Oct 2010 Malaysian Open Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i)   Michal Mertiňák   Mariusz Fyrstenberg
  Marcin Matkowski
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–5)
Win 23–16 May 2011 Serbia Open, Serbia 250 Series Clay   Filip Polášek   Oliver Marach
  Alexander Peya
7–5, 6–2
Win 24–16 Jun 2011 Rosmalen Championships, Netherlands 250 Series Grass   Daniele Bracciali   Robert Lindstedt
  Horia Tecău
6–3, 2–6, [10–8]
Loss 24–17 Jul 2011 German Open, Germany 500 Series Clay   Filip Polášek   Oliver Marach
  Alexander Peya
4–6, 1–6
Win 25–17 Jul 2011 Swiss Open, Switzerland (3) 250 Series Clay   Filip Polášek   Christopher Kas
  Alexander Peya
6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Loss 25–18 Oct 2011 Malaysian Open Open, Malaysia 250 Series Hard (i)   Filip Polášek   Eric Butorac
  Jean-Julien Rojer
1–6, 3–6
Loss 25–19 Oct 2011 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard   Filip Polášek   Andy Murray
  Jamie Murray
1–6, 4–6
Win 26–19 Oct 2011 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Filip Polášek   Carlos Berlocq
  David Marrero
6–3, 6–1
Loss 26–20 Jan 2012 Auckland Open, New Zealand 250 Series Hard (i)   Filip Polášek   Oliver Marach
  Alexander Peya
3–6, 2–6
Win 27–20 May 2012 Bavarian Championships, Germany 250 Series Clay   Filip Polášek   Xavier Malisse
  Dick Norman
6–4, 7–5
Win 28–20 Jul 2012 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria (2) 250 Series Clay   Julian Knowle   Dustin Brown
  Paul Hanley
7–6(7–4), 3–6, [12–10]
Win 29–20 Oct 2012 Kremlin Cup, Russia (2) 250 Series Hard (i)   Michal Mertiňák   Simone Bolelli
  Daniele Bracciali
7–5, 6–3
Loss 29–21 Feb 2013 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i)   Michal Mertiňák   Alexander Peya
  Bruno Soares
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [7–10]
Loss 29–22 Aug 2013 Austrian Open Kitzbühel, Austria 250 Series Clay   Lukáš Dlouhý   Martin Emmrich
  Christopher Kas
4–6, 3–6
Loss 29–23 Feb 2014 Delray Beach Open, United States 250 Series Hard   Mikhail Elgin   Bob Bryan
  Mike Bryan
2–6, 3–6
Win 30–23 Jul 2014 Croatia Open, Croatia (3) 250 Series Clay   Lukáš Rosol   Dušan Lajović
  Franko Škugor
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Win 31–23 Oct 2014 Kremlin Cup, Russia (3) 250 Series Hard (i)   Jiří Veselý   Sam Groth
  Chris Guccione
7–6(7–2), 7–5
Loss 31–24 Oct 2015 Kremlin Cup, Russia 250 Series Hard (i)   Radu Albot   Andrey Rublev
  Dmitry Tursunov
6–2, 1–6, [6–10]

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 2R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R A 1R A 0 / 14 12–14
French Open 2R 3R 3R 3R 3R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 2R 2R 1R 2R A 0 / 15 19–15
Wimbledon 1R 1R 2R 1R 3R 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 15 10–15
US Open 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R A 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 1R 2R A 0 / 14 10–13
Win–Loss 2–4 3–4 6–4 4–4 5–4 3–4 4–4 5–3 4–4 3–4 3–4 5–4 2–4 0–3 2–3 0–0 0 / 58 51–57
ATP Masters Series 1000
Indian Wells A A A A 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R QF A A A A A A 0 / 6 4–5
Miami A A 1R A 1R 1R 2R 1R QF 2R A 1R A A A A 0 / 8 4–8
Monte Carlo A A SF 2R 1R A 2R QF 1R 1R A 2R A A A A 0 / 8 6–8
Rome A A 1R 2R 1R A A A 1R 2R A 1R A A A A 0 / 6 2–6
Hamburg A A 2R 1R A A A 2R Held as Madrid (Clay) 0 / 3 2–3
Madrid (Clay) Held as Hamburg QF 2R A 2R A A A A 0 / 3 3–3
Canada A A 2R 1R A 1R A A A SF A A A A A A 0 / 4 4–4
Cincinnati A A 2R 2R A 1R 1R A 1R QF A A A A A A 0 / 6 4–6
Madrid (Hard) A A A A 1R A 2R A Held as Shanghai 0 / 2 1–2
Shanghai Not Held QF QF A A A A A A 0 / 2 3–2
Paris A A A A 1R 1R 2R A SF SF 2R 1R A A A A 0 / 7 5–7
Career statistics
Titles / Finals 0 / 0 2 / 3 1 / 6 2 / 3 5 / 5 3 / 7 2 / 3 1 / 1 5 / 7 1 / 3 4 / 7 3 / 4 0 / 2 2 / 3 0 / 1 0 / 0 31 / 55
Year-end Ranking 88 41 28 26 23 24 31 34 16 24 22 30 69 61 90

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