- Age: 24 (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 15.09.2014
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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...Cassiano Costa, Jamie Allen
2013 -- The No. 2 Canadian (behind No. 11 Raonic) finished in Top 50 for 1st time with a combination of successful results on Challenger circuit and 3 ATP World Tour SF…Helped his country to Davis Cup World Group SF for 1st time…Reached 1st ATP World Tour SF in Bogota (l. to Falla in 3 sets) and 3 weeks later advanced to 1st ATP Masters 1000 SF in Montréal with wins over No. 20 Isner, Stepanek, No. 6 Berdych and Davydenko (ret.) before falling to countryman Raonic. Jumped from No. 71 to No. 40 on Aug. 12. Also SF in Basel (l. to Federer in 3 sets)…Lost 1R at US Open (l. to Dutra-Silva in 5th set TB after holding 7 MP). In other Slam results, qualified at Roland Garros (l. to Zeballos 8-6 in 5th set in 1R) and reached 2R at Wimbledon (d. Gicquel, l. to Youzhny 6-4 in 5th set). Was 0-4 in 5-set matches during year…In Challengers, compiled a 19-7 record, winning titles in Johannesburg in May and hometown of Vancouver in August…Compiled records of 15-13 on hard, 2-2 on grass, 0-3 on clay. Went 2-3 vs. Top 10 opponents and earned a career-high $614,286…
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...
On 4 January, retired in Chennai SFs versus Wawrinka at 46 55 due to a lower back strain…On 16 January, he retired with a back injury ahead of his Australian Open 3R versus Wawrinka…
On 17 February, withdrew from Delray Beach on-site due to lower back injury…Lost to qualifier Bedene in three sets in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Miami 2R…On 17 May, withdrew from Nice due to a back injury…Fell in Roland Garros 1R (l. to Gabashvili)...
Falls to Haaase in four sets in Wimbledon 1R...On 5 July, with Sock, beat Bryans in five sets to become the third pair at Wimbledon in 21st century to win the doubles title on their tour-level debut (after Huss/Moodie in 2005 and Marray/Nielsen in 2012)...
On 27 July, won his second tour-level title with Sock at Atlanta (d. Johnson-Querrey 10-5 in Match TB)…Maintained unbeaten record as a team (10-0)…Now 2-0 in doubles finals…
Beat No. 5 Berdych in Washington, D.C. 3R…On 3 August, contested his first ATP World Tour final at Washington, D.C. (l. to Raonic)… Was the first final between Canadians on the ATP World Tour in the Open Era….In SFs, beat No. 14-ranked Gasquet 75 in third set, having trailed 03...
Lost to Gasquet in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Toronto 1R, subsequently withdrew from doubles (w/Sock) due to right leg injury…On 12 August, saved three match points at 56 in third set in 76(4) TB win over Stepanek in ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati 1R; fell to Federer in three sets in 2R...Dropped to 2-1 in doubles final after partnering Sock to a runner-up finish at ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati (l. to Bryans)…
Suffered third straight 1R exit at Grand Slam with five-set loss to Bolelli at US Open…Fell in US Open 3R (w/Sock), losing to Berlocq/L. Mayer…
Helped Canada to 3-2 victory over Colombia in Davis Cup World Group play-off tie, beating Giraldo in singles rubber; partnered Nestor in doubles (l. to Cabal/Farah)…
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