- 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 19.01.2015
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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
2014 -- Finished in Top 60 for 2nd season in a row and contested 1st all-Canadian ATP World Tour final in Washington...Opened season with SF in Chennai (ret. vs. Wawrinka with lower back strain). Reached career-high No. 25 on January 27...After compiling a 4-8 mark in opening 5 months, posted a 16-15 record from June-October, reaching 3 QFs and 1st ATP World Tour final in Washington (d. No. 5 Berdych in 3R, l. to Raonic)...In Grand Slam play, won only matches at Australian Open (withdrew ahead of 3R vs. Wawrinka with back injury). Fell in 1R at Roland Garros (l. to Gabashvili), Wimbledon (l. to Haase) and US Open (l. to Bolelli in 5 sets)... In doubles, teamed with Sock to win 1st Grand Slam title at Wimbledon (d. Bryan-Bryan in 5 sets). Were 3rd team to win a major in 1st tournament together and 1st since Hewitt-Mirnyi at US Open in ‘00. The pair also won in Atlanta and reached a maiden ATP Masters 1000 final at Cincinnati (l. to Bryans)...Finished No. 14 in doubles and as the No. 10 team (w/Sock)...Went 17-16 on hard, 3-3 on grass, 0-4 on clay and 1-4 vs. Top 10 opponents. Earned a career-high $1,152,242...
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...