- Age: 23 (23.06.1990)
- Birthplace: Vernon, British Columbia
- Residence: Freeport, Bahamas
- Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
- Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2007
- Coach: Frederic Fontang
- Website: http://www.vasekpospisil.com
As of 09.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
Plays with a double-handed backhand...Started playing tennis aged five...Speaks English, Czech and French...Father, Milos, is a tennis coach; Mother, Mila…Has two brothers, Tom, a computer programmer, and Petr, a science teacher…Trained in Prostejov, Czech Republic, from 15 to 18...Member of Tennis Canada's National Training Centre, in Montreal, since September 2010…Favourite surface is hard courts...Favourite shot is forehand...Favourite tournament is US Open...Idols growing up were Pat Rafter and Roger Federer...Hobbies includes listening to music and hanging out with friends and family...Sports teams followed includes Vancouver Canucks and Montreal Canadiens...Goal in tennis is "to be a consistent Top 30 player"...If he wasn't a tennis player, would like to have been a "soccer player"...Made Canadian Davis Cup debut in February 2008...
Emirates ATP Rankings Feature (August 2013)
2011 - Won the two ITF Futures titles in addition to reaching two ATP Challenger SFs…Reached US Open 2nd RD...Beat Lukas Rosol in 1st RD...Helped Canada erase a 0-2 deficit for the first time in Davis Cup history to beat Ecuador and advance to the World Group play-offs thanks to a pair of victories in singles and doubles with Daniel Nestor…Accomplished the same feat in the September World Group play-offs, winning three matches to propel Canada to a 3-2 upset win over Israel to qualify for the Davis Cup World Group for the first time since 2004…Won his first tour-level match at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Montreal over Juan Ignacio Chela.
2010 - Won four ITF Futures titles...
Won doubles rubber (w/Nestor) versus Italy to help Canada reach Davis Cup SFs for first time…Lost 86 in fifth set to Zeballos in Roland Garros 1R…
Reached first ATP World Tour SF at Bogota, losing to Falla in three sets…
Won fourth ATP Challenger Tour title in Vancouver (d. Evans) and followed with breakthrough performance at ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Montreal…Knocked out No. 20 Isner & No. 6 Berdych en route to SFs…Lost in 3rd set tie-break to Raonic...Rose 31 spots to career-high World No. 40...
Failed to convert four match points versus Goffin in 76(6) third set loss in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati 2R…On 27 August, failed to convert 7 MPs in 3rd set (4 in 12th game) and 5th set TB (3) versus Dutra Silva in 76(10) deciding set loss in US Open 1R…With Nestor, reached US Open 3R taking Bryans to 3 sets…
Competed for Canada in Davis Cup SF versus Serbia, losing to Djokovic and Tipsarevic in singles rubbers…Partnered Nestor to 10-8 fifth set doubles win over Zimonjic-Bozoljac…
With Lindstedt, reached ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Shanghai QFs (l. to J. Murray-Peers)… Beat Nestor-Paes 13-11 in Match TB in 2R…
Reached third ATP World Tour SF at Basel (l. to Federer 75 in third set)…
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