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Jan Hernych (born 7 July 1979) is a professional male tennis player from Czech Republic. Born in Prague, he turned pro in 1998 and achieved his career-high singles ranking of World No. 59 in April 2009. He won one doubles title and was runner-up in 's-Hertogenbosch in 2006.

Jan Hernych
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Country (sports) Czech Republic
ResidencePrague, Czech Republic
Born (1979-07-07) 7 July 1979 (age 40)
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$2,153,755
Singles
Career record79–117
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 59 (27 April 2009)
Current rankingNo. 1592 (19 March 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2011)
French Open2R (2005)
Wimbledon2R (2005, 2007, 2014)
US Open2R (2006, 2009)
Doubles
Career record22–25
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 70 (12 June 2006)
Current rankingNo. 862 (20 July 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2006)
French Open2R (2006, 2009)
Wimbledon2R (2005, 2006)
US Open3R (2005)

Currently, he acts as one of the two trainers of the Czech tennis player Markéta Vondroušová, together with Jiří Hřebec.

CareerEdit

In 2005, he was the first professional opponent of Andy Murray at the Torneo Godo, a match he won in three sets.

In 2006 he contested his first final on the tour, losing to Mario Ančić in s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands.

In May 2009 at the BMW Open in Munich, Germany, he joined forces with countryman Ivo Minář to win their first title together in doubles.

In January 2011 at the Australian Open, Hernych posted his best-ever showing in singles play at a Grand Slam event, reaching the 3rd round for the first time. As a qualifier, he defeated Denis Istomin and No. 30 seed Thomaz Bellucci before losing to Robin Söderling.

Career finalsEdit

Singles (1)Edit

Runners-up (1)Edit

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 19 June 2006 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass   Mario Ančić 6–0, 5–7, 7–5

Doubles (1)Edit

Wins (1)Edit

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (0)
Tennis Masters Cup /
ATP World Tour Finals (0)
ATP Masters Series /
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0)
ATP International Series Gold /
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0)
ATP International Series /
ATP World Tour 250 Series (1)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent in the final Score
1. 11 May 2009 Munich, Germany Clay   Ivo Minář   Ashley Fisher
  Jordan Kerr
6–4, 6–4

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