Rik de Voest

Rik de Voest (born 5 June 1980) is a former professional South African tennis player. He achieved his career-high singles ranking of world No. 110 in August 2006. Rik resides in Vancouver, Canada where he pursues a career in real estate specializing in North Vancouver and West Vancouver properties.

Rik de Voest
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Country (sports) South Africa
ResidencePretoria, South Africa
Vancouver, Canada
Born (1980-06-05) 5 June 1980 (age 41)
Milan, Italy
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1999
Retired2014
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,349,991
Singles
Career record33–54
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 110 (21 August 2006)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open1R (2012)
French OpenQ3 (2004, 2008)
Wimbledon2R (2011)
US Open2R (2007)
Doubles
Career record46–48
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 39 (6 April 2009)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (2008, 2009)
French Open3R (2009)
Wimbledon2R (2008)
US Open3R (2008)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open2R (2010)
French Open2R (2009)
Wimbledon1R (2009)
Team competitions
Davis Cup27–19
Last updated on: 5 November 2021.

De Voest qualified for the 2007 Wimbledon Championships where he lost to Marat Safin in the first round. He also qualified for the US Open later on in 2007, where he defeated Thierry Ascione 6–2, 3–0 before Ascione retired. De Voest went on to lose to John Isner in the following round.

Playing with Scott Lipsky in men's doubles, he won the Levene Gouldin & Thompson Tennis Challenger in Binghamton, New York in 2009.

In Davis Cup matches for South Africa, de Voest has a win–loss record of 27–19 (18–16 in singles, 9–3 in doubles).

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W–L) win–loss record.

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q2 Q3 Q2 1R Q1 Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
French Open A Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q3 Q1 A Q2 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 1R Q3 Q1 1R 2R Q1 Q1 A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
US Open A A Q1 Q3 Q2 2R 1R Q2 1R Q1 Q3 Q3 A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 7 2–7 22%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A Q2 Q2 2R 1R Q1 2R 1R Q2 A 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Miami A A A A Q2 Q2 Q1 Q2 A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Canada Masters A A Q1 A A A A A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Cincinnati A A A A 1R A A A A Q2 A A A 0 / 1 0–-1 0%
Shanghai Not Held A A Q2 A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 5 2–5 29%


DoublesEdit

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A 2R 2R 2R A A 0 / 3 3–3 50%
French Open A A A A A 2R 3R 1R A A 0 / 3 3–3 50%
Wimbledon Q1 1R Q1 Q1 Q1 2R 1R 1R Q1 Q2 0 / 4 1–4 20%
US Open A A A A A 3R 2R A A A 0 / 2 3–2 60%
Win–loss 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 5–4 4–4 1–3 0–0 0–0 0 / 12 10–12 45%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Miami A A A A A A 2R A A A 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0 / 1 1–1 50%

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 3 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP Masters Series (0–0)
ATP 500 Series (1–0)
ATP 250 Series (1–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (2–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (2–1)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2007 Beijing, China 250 Series Hard   Ashley Fisher   Chris Haggard
  Lu Yen-hsun
6–7(3–7), 6–0, [10–6]
Loss 1–1 Feb 2009 Johannesburg, South Africa 250 Series Hard   Ashley Fisher   James Cerretani
  Dick Norman
6–7(7–9), 6–2, [14–12]
Win 2–1 Mar 2009 Dubai, United Arab Emirates 500 Series Hard   Dmitry Tursunov   Martin Damm
  Robert Lindstedt
4–6, 6–3, [10–5]


ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 27 (14–13)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (6–8)
ITF Futures (8–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (14–13)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)


Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1999 Indonesia F4, Jakarta Futures Hard   Yong-Il Yoon 6–7, 5–7
Win 1–1 Jun 2001 South Africa F1, Durban Futures Hard   Willem-Petrus Meyer 6–1, 6–1
Win 2–1 Jun 2001 South Africa F2, Durban Futures Hard   Raven Klaasen 7–6(7–4), 6–7(3–7), 6–3
Loss 2–2 Sep 2001 Italy F12, Selargius Futures Hard   Thomas Blake 4–6, 4–6
Loss 2–3 Apr 2002 Australia F2, Burnie Futures Hard   Jaymon Crabb 4–6, 6–1, 3–6
Loss 2–4 May 2002 Uzbekistan F3, Andijan Futures Hard   Rodolphe Cadart 3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Win 3–4 Sep 2002 Tunisia F2, El Menzah Futures Hard   Rodolphe Cadart 6–2, 6–1
Win 4–4 Sep 2002 France F15, Bagneres-de-Bigorre Futures Hard   Rodolphe Cadart 7–6(7–3), 5–7, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 4–5 Nov 2002 Puebla, Mexico Challenger Hard   Alex Bogomolov Jr. 6–7(2–7), 3–6
Win 5–5 Mar 2004 Australia F2, Devonport Futures Hard   Juan-Pablo Brzezicki 6–3, 7–6(7–5)
Win 6–5 Feb 2005 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard   Nicolas Mahut 7–5, 6–2
Win 7–5 Oct 2005 Sacramento, United States Challenger Hard   Phillip Simmonds 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
Loss 7–6 Jan 2006 Noumea, New Caledonia Challenger Hard   Gilles Simon 2–6, 7–5, 2–6
Win 8–6 Apr 2006 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Hard   Glenn Weiner 7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–2)
Win 9–6 Aug 2006 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   Amer Delic 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Loss 9–7 Jan 2007 Durban, South Africa Challenger Hard   Mathieu Montcourt 7–5, 3–6, 2–6
Loss 9–8 Apr 2007 Tallahassee, United States Challenger Hard   Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 1–6, 4–6
Loss 9–9 Apr 2009 Johannesburg, South Africa Challenger Hard   Fabrice Santoro 5–7, 4–6
Win 10–9 Mar 2010 Rimouski, Canada Challenger Hard   Tim Smyczek 6–0, 7–5
Win 11–9 May 2010 India F5, New Delhi Futures Hard   Karan Rastogi 7–5, 6–2
Loss 11–10 Apr 2011 Johannesburg, South Africa Challenger Hard   Izak van der Merwe 7–6(7–2), 5–7, 3–6
Loss 11–11 Nov 2011 Champaign-Urbana, United States Challenger Hard   Alex Kuznetsov 1–6, 3–6
Loss 11–12 Dec 2012 South Africa F1, Potchefstroom Futures Hard   Simon Cauvard 3–6, 4–6
Win 12–12 Feb 2013 USA F5, Brownsville Futures Hard   James McGee 7–6(8–6), 6–1
Win 13–12 Mar 2013 Rimouski, Canada Challenger Hard   Vasek Pospisil 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Win 14–12 Apr 2013 USA F9, Oklahoma City Futures Hard   Alex Bogdanovic 6–3, 6–2
Loss 14–13 May 2013 Kun-Ming, China Challenger Hard   Alex Bogomolov Jr. 2–6, 6–4, 6–7(2–7)


Doubles: 79 (47–32)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (37–21)
ITF Futures (10–11)
Finals by surface
Hard (40–30)
Clay (4–1)
Grass (1–1)
Carpet (2–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 1999 Indonesia F3, Jakarta Futures Hard   J-M Bourgault Du Coudray   Sulistyo Wibowo
  Bonit Wiryawan
4–6, 0–6
Loss 0–2 Dec 1999 Bangladesh F2, Dhaka Futures Hard   Willem-Petrus Meyer   Ashley Fisher
  Minh Le
2–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 May 2000 China F2, Chengdu Futures Hard   Johan Du Randt   Doug Bohaboy
  Alex Witt
6–3, 4–6, 5–7
Loss 0–4 Aug 2000 Luxembourg F1, Luxembourg Futures Clay   Willem-Petrus Meyer   Christopher Kas
  Dick Norman
1–6, 6–7(2–7)
Win 1–4 Sep 2000 France F17, Bagneres de Bigorre Futures Hard   Frederic Niemeyer   David Abelson
  Jerry Turek
6–3, 6–4
Win 2–4 Oct 2000 Italy F12, Selargius Futures Hard   Luben Pampoulov   Keith Pollak
  Jeff Williams
7–6(7–4), 6–7(5–7), 6–4
Win 3–4 Dec 2000 Philippines F1, Manila Futures Hard   Andrew Anderson   Domenic Marafiote
  Lee Radovanovich
7–5, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
Loss 3–5 Mar 2001 New Zealand F1, Ashburton Futures Hard   Andrew Anderson   Ashley Ford
  Jordan Kerr
3–6, 4–6
Loss 3–6 May 2001 Uzbekistan F2, Andijan Futures Hard   Igor Kunitsyn   Tuomas Ketola
  Jordan Kerr
7–5, 2–6, 1–6
Win 4–6 May 2001 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Igor Kunitsyn   Simon Larose
  Michael Tebbutt
6–1, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
Win 5–6 Oct 2001 France F18, Nevers Futures Hard   Benjamin Cassaigne   Josh Goffi
  Nick Rainey
6–4, 6–2
Loss 5–7 Nov 2001 Thailand F2, Nonthaburi Futures Hard   Johan Du Randt   Lu Yen-Hsun
  Frank Moser
2–6, 4–6
Win 6–7 Nov 2001 Vietnam F1, Hanoi Futures Hard   Lior Dahan   Lu Yen-Hsun
  Frank Moser
walkover
Loss 6–8 Mar 2002 Australia F1, Devonport Futures Hard   Willem-Petrus Meyer   Johan Du Randt
  Dirk Stegmann
4–6, 6–3, 4–6
Loss 6–9 May 2002 Uzbekistan F3, Andijan Futures Hard   Dirk Stegmann   Tuomas Ketola
  Aisam Qureshi
6–7(0–7), 3–6
Win 7–9 May 2002 Uzbekistan F4, Namangan Futures Hard   Dirk Stegmann   Tuomas Ketola
  Aisam Qureshi
7–5, 6–4
Win 8–9 May 2002 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Dirk Stegmann   Tuomas Ketola
  Aisam Qureshi
6–3, 7–5
Win 9–9 Sep 2002 Tunisia F2, El Menzah Futures Hard   Dirk Stegmann   Benoit Foucher
  Philip Gubenco
6–4, 6–1
Loss 9–10 Sep 2002 France F16, Mulhouse Futures Hard   Dirk Stegmann   Bernard Parun
  Frank Moser
4–6, 7–6(7–5), 4–6
Win 10–10 Sep 2002 France F17, Plaisir Futures Hard   Dirk Stegmann   Cyril Baudin
  Jeroen Masson
7–6(8–6), 6–3
Win 11–10 Mar 2003 Cherbourg, France Challenger Hard   Benjamin Cassaigne   Brandon Coupe
  Scott Humphries
6–7(17–19), 7–6(7–5), 7–6(13–11)
Win 12–10 Mar 2003 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Challenger Hard   Wesley Moodie   Rohan Bopanna
  Fred Hemmes
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 12–11 Mar 2003 France F7, Poitiers Futures Hard   Benjamin Cassaigne   Yves Allegro
  Daniele Bracciali
4–6, 0–6
Win 13–11 May 2003 Great Britain F6, Edinburgh Futures Clay   Marcus Sarstrand   Stephane Robert
  Slimane Saoudi
6–3, 6–1
Win 14–11 Jun 2003 Andorra La Vella, Andorra Challenger Hard   Tuomas Ketola   Ricardo Mello
  Alexandre Simoni
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Win 15–11 Jul 2003 Campos do Jordão, Brazil Challenger Hard   Giovanni Lapentti   Carlos Berlocq
  Miguel Gallardo-Valles
6–1, 7–5
Loss 15–12 Sep 2003 Grenoble, France Challenger Hard   Johan Landsberg   Paul Baccanello
  Harel Levy
7–5, 4–6, 6–7(5–7)
Win 16–12 Oct 2003 Tumkur, India Challenger Hard   Prakash Amritraj   Michal Mertinak
  Branislav Sekac
6–4, 6–3
Loss 16–13 Oct 2003 Dharwad, India Challenger Hard   Prakash Amritraj   Sonchat Ratiwatana
  Sanchai Ratiwatana
6–3, 3–6, 5–7
Loss 16–14 Feb 2004 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard   Eric Taino   Jordan Kerr
  Todd Perry
5–7, 3–6
Win 17–14 Feb 2004 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Challenger Hard   Fred Hemmes   Vadim Kutsenko
  Yuri Schukin
6–3, 6–3
Win 18–14 Mar 2004 Kyoto, Japan Challenger Carpet   Fred Hemmes   Lu Yen-Hsun
  Jason Marshall
6–3, 6–7(8–10), 6–4
Win 19–14 Mar 2004 Burnie, Australia Challenger Hard   Lu Yen-Hsun   Leonardo Azzaro
  Oliver Marach
6–3, 1–6, 7–5
Win 20–14 May 2004 Ljubljana, Slovenia Challenger Clay   Giovanni Lapentti   Robert Lindstedt
  Michael Russell
6–3, 6–4
Loss 20–15 Aug 2004 Binghamton, United States Challenger Hard   Nathan Healey   Huntley Montgomery
  Tripp Phillips
6–7(6–8), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 20–16 Dec 2004 Mauritius, Mauritius Challenger Hard   Jeff Coetzee   Andrei Pavel
  Gabriel Trifu
3–6, 4–6
Win 21–16 Feb 2005 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard   Giovanni Lapentti   Ramón Delgado
  Andre Sa
6–4, 6–4
Win 22–16 Feb 2005 Joplin, United States Challenger Hard   Lukasz Kubot   Nicholas Monroe
  Jeremy Wurtzman
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Loss 22–17 Apr 2005 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Hard   Lukasz Kubot   Rajeev Ram
  Bobby Reynolds
1–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–7(4–7)
Loss 22–18 Jul 2005 Forest Hills, United States Challenger Grass   Nathan Healey   Huntley Montgomery
  Richard Barker
6–3, 5–7, 6–7(6–8)
Loss 22–19 Jul 2005 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard   Roger Anderson   Scoville Jenkins
  Bobby Reynolds
4–6, 4–6
Loss 22–20 Oct 2005 Tulsa, United States Challenger Hard   Harel Levy   Scott Lipsky
  David Martin
0–6, 2–6
Loss 22–21 Oct 2005 Seoul, South Korea Challenger Hard   Lukasz Kubot   Alexander Peya
  Bjorn Phau
6–0, 4–6, [7–10]
Win 23–21 Apr 2006 Tallahassee, United States Challenger Hard   Glenn Weiner   Bobby Reynolds
  Tripp Phillips
3–6, 6–3, [10–0]
Loss 23–22 Apr 2006 Valencia, United States Challenger Hard   Glenn Weiner   John-Paul Fruttero
  Sam Warburg
5–7, 3–6
Loss 23–23 Apr 2006 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Hard   Glenn Weiner   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
  Andre Ghem
4–6, 6–0, [3–10]
Loss 23–24 Aug 2006 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   Glenn Weiner   Eric Butorac
  Travis Parrott
6–4, 3–6, [9–11]
Loss 23–25 Nov 2006 Nashville, United States Challenger Hard   Eric Nunez   Scott Lipsky
  David Martin
7–6(9–7), 4–6, [6–10]
Win 24–25 Nov 2006 Champaign-Urbana, United States Challenger Hard   Rajeev Ram   Brian Wilson
  Andre Sa
6–3, 4–6, [10–7]
Win 25–25 Jan 2007 Durban, South Africa Challenger Hard   Dominik Meffert   Stephane Bohli
  Noam Okun
6–4, 6–2
Win 26–25 May 2007 Lanzarote, Spain Challenger Hard   Luke Bourgeois   Dudi Sela
  Noam Okun
6–3, 6–1
Win 27–25 Aug 2007 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   Ashley Fisher   Alex Kuznetsov
  Donald Young
6–1, 6–2
Loss 27–26 Sep 2007 Lubbock, United States Challenger Hard   Bobby Reynolds   Alex Kuznetsov
  Ryan Sweeting
3–6, 2–6
Win 28–26 Oct 2007 Seoul, South Korea Challenger Hard   Lu Yen-Hsun   Sonchat Ratiwatana
  Sanchai Ratiwatana
6–3, 7–5
Loss 28–27 Nov 2007 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Rajeev Ram
  Bobby Reynolds
0–6, 2–6
Loss 28–28 Nov 2007 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Challenger Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Stephen Amritraj
  Dudi Sela
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 29–28 Dec 2007 New Delhi, India Challenger Hard   Wesley Moodie   Rohan Bopanna
  Aisam Qureshi
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Win 30–28 Jan 2008 Heilbronn, Germany Challenger Hard   Bobby Reynolds   Igor Kunitsyn
  Aisam Qureshi
7–6(7–2), 6–7(5–7), [10–4]
Win 31–28 Apr 2008 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard   Lukasz Kubot   Adam Feeney
  Rameez Junaid
6–3, 6–3
Win 32–28 May 2008 Lanzarote, Spain Challenger Hard   Lukasz Kubot   Gilles Muller
  Aisam Qureshi
6–2, 7–6(7–2)
Win 33–28 Jun 2008 Prostejov, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Lukasz Kubot   Chris Haggard
  Nicolas Tourte
6–2, 6–2
Loss 33–29 Aug 2008 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   Ashley Fisher   Eric Butorac
  Travis Parrott
4–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 34–29 Nov 2008 Busan, South Korea Challenger Hard   Ashley Fisher   Johan Brunström
  Jean-Julien Rojer
6–2, 2–6, [10–6]
Win 35–29 Aug 2009 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   Kevin Anderson   Ramón Delgado
  Kaes Van't Hof
6–4, 6–4
Win 36–29 Aug 2009 Binghamton, United States Challenger Hard   Scott Lipsky   Carsten Ball
  Kaes Van't Hof
7–6(7–2), 6–4
Win 37–29 Nov 2009 Seoul, South Korea Challenger Hard   Lu Yen-Hsun   Sonchat Ratiwatana
  Sanchai Ratiwatana
7–6(7–5), 3–6, [10–6]
Win 38–29 Apr 2010 Athens, Greece Challenger Hard   Lu Yen-Hsun   Robin Haase
  Igor Sijsling
6–3, 6–4
Loss 38–30 May 2010 Cremona, Italy Challenger Hard   Izak van der Merwe   Martin Slanar
  Alexander Peya
5–7, 5–7
Loss 38–31 Jul 2010 Winnetka, United States Challenger Hard   Somdev Devvarman   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
  Ryler Deheart
6–7(4–7), 6–4, [8–10]
Win 39–31 Oct 2010 Sacramento, United States Challenger Hard   Izak Van Der Merwe   Nicholas Monroe
  Donald Young
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Loss 39–32 Oct 2010 Calabasas, United States Challenger Hard   Bobby Reynolds   Ryan Harrison
  Travis Rettenmaier
3–6, 3–6
Win 40–32 Nov 2010 Knoxville, United States Challenger Hard   Izak Van Der Merwe   Alex Bogomolov Jr.
  Alex Kuznetsov
6–1, 6–4
Win 41–32 May 2011 Savannah, United States Challenger Clay   Izak Van Der Merwe   Sekou Bangoura
  Jesse Witten
6–3, 6–3
Win 42–32 Jun 2011 Nottingham, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Adil Shamasdin   Izak Van Der Merwe
  Treat Huey
6–3, 7–6(9–7)
Win 43–32 Nov 2011 Champaign-Urbana, United States Challenger Hard   Izak van der Merwe   Martin Emmrich
  Andreas Siljeström
2–6, 6–3, [10–4]
Win 44–32 Aug 2012 Aptos, United States Challenger Hard   John Peers   Frank Moser
  Chris Guccione
6–7(5–7), 6–1, [10–4]
Win 45–32 Oct 2012 Tiburon, United States Challenger Hard   Chris Guccione   Andreas Siljestrom
  Jordan Kerr
6–1, 6–4
Win 46–32 Nov 2012 Ortisei, Italy Challenger Carpet   Karol Beck   Rameez Junaid
  Michael Kohlmann
6–3, 6–4
Win 47–32 Jun 2014 Canada F3, Richmond Futures Hard   Matthew Seeberger   Hans Hach
  Brayden Schnur
5–7, 7–5, [10–5]

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