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Radomir Vasek

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  • Pronounced: VAH-sek
  • Age: 42 (23.09.1972)
  • Birthplace: Valasske Mezirici, Czech.
  • Residence: Prostejov, Czech Republic
  • Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
  • Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1990
  • Coach: Richard Vogel
Inactive
Czech Republic

Czech Republic

As of 29.09.2014
S D
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

91

13.02.1995

20-40 0 $418,622

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

168

23.08.1999

2-6 0 $418,622

Singles & Doubles combined

1997 HIGHLIGHTS
Prize money: $72,850
Matches won-lost: Tour: 3-5 (singles), 0-0 (doubles) Challenger: 28-12 (singles), 9-7 (doubles)
Singles Quarterfinalist: Santiago.

1997 IN REVIEW


Excellent claycourt Challenger results helped him earn his best career year-end ranking...Reached the final in the Bratislava Challenger (l. to Grosjean) and the SF in the Challenger events in Dresden and Eisenach...In August, won consecutive Challenger titles in Graz (d. Portas) and Nettingsdorf (d. Vinck) to move from No. 187 on Aug. 11 to No. 108 on Aug. 25...In doubles, reached final in Pilzen Challenger (w/Stepanek) and SF in Challenger events in Bratislava (w/Stepanek) and Eisenach (w/Jabali).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


1991 - In first career Challenger at Bossonnons, advanced to QF...Finished fifth in the Czech Satellite (w/16 points)...1992 - Played in two Satellites and qualified for Tour stop in Munich...1993 - Winner at Czech Satellite (w/41 points) and fourth at Bulgarian Satellite (w/22 points)...In doubles, won the Oberstaufen Challenger (w/Dosedel)...1994 - At the French Open, defeated El Aynaoui and Poliakov before falling to Krickstein in four sets in 3rd RD...Won his first career Challenger title in Pilzen (d. Ulihrach), dropping only one set en route...Reached final at the Dublin Challenger (l. to Prinosil) and SF at Binghamton and QF at Merano Challengers...Finished third at French #1 Satellite (w/30 points)...In doubles, won Malta Challenger (w/Barthez) and SF at Kosice (w/Kodes Jr.) and Pilzen (w/Novak) Challengers...1995 - Reached first career ATP Tour final in Jakarta (l. to Haarhuis) and QF in Tel Aviv...1996 - Played exclusively in Challengers, with QF in Lippstadt and Prague.

CAREER FINALIST: 1995 - Jakarta.

GRAND SLAM HISTORY
CAREER9594
AUS. OPEN 1-1 2ND--
FRENCH OPEN 2-2 1ST3RD
WIMBLEDON 0-1 1ST--
US OPEN 0-1 1ST--

PERSONAL


Began playing at age 6...Won 1990 Czech 18s title by beating Martin Damm...Likes rock music, playing soccer and ice hockey and reading...Two-handed backhand is favorite shot...Favorite surfaces are clay and hardcourts...Coached by Richard Vogel.

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