Jiří Vaněk (tennis)
Jiří Vaněk (born 24 April 1978) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. He was a coach of former world #1 player Karolína Plíšková and is the current coach of two time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitová.
|Country (sports)||Czech Republic|
|Residence||Prague, Czech Republic|
|Born||24 April 1978|
(now Czech Republic)
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Highest ranking||No. 74 (16 October 2000)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2000)|
|French Open||2R (2000, 2006, 2008)|
|Wimbledon||1R (2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2008)|
|US Open||2R (2008)|
|Olympic Games||2R (2000)|
|Highest ranking||No. 94 (6 February 2006)|
|Last updated on: November 5, 2012.|
He was an impressive junior, reaching as high as No. 14 in the junior singles world rankings (and No. 21 in doubles) in 1995.
Junior Slam results:
Vanek turned professional in 1996, winning 11 Challenger events and reaching a career-high singles ranking of World No. 74 (in October 2000).
He competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, reaching the second round.
- Jiří Vaněk at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Vanek Recent Match Results
- Vanek World Ranking History
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