- Age: 21 (10.07.1993)
- Birthplace: Pribran, Czech Republic
- Residence: Breznice, Czech Republic
- Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
- Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
- Plays: Left-handed
- Turned Pro: 2009
As of 15.12.2014
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Started playing tennis aged four on his own at home against the wall after watching his father, Jiri, a tennis coach, play…Mother, Irena, is a shoe company manager; has two sisters, Aneta and Natalie…Moved to Germany aged two and spent 10 years in German cities Wolfsburg and Göttingen, where his father Jiri, Sr. worked as a tennis coach, before moving back to Czech Republic. Went to German school until 6th grade and speaks fluent German...
Idols growing up were Roger Federer and Tomas Berdych…Favourite surfaces are hard and clay courts, favourite shot is serve…If he wasn’t a tennis player, he would do something related to sports…Supports Slavia Prague football club…Fitness coach is Jozef Ivanko (since 2008).
Named ATP Star of Tomorrow Award presented by Emirates in November 2013…This new category, replacing the player-voted Newcomer of the Year, is awarded to the youngest player who finished in the Top 100 of Emirates ATP Rankings (as of 28 October)…Began season ranked outside the Top 250, broke into the Top 100 on 8 July – two days before his 20th birthday – and reached a career-high No. 78 by August. The Czech made his tour-level main draw debut as a qualifier at Roland Garros and also won three ATP Challenger Tour titles from five finals.
2013 -- The youngest (20) player in Top 100 made 5th-biggest jump in Top 100 from previous year, climbing 176 spots from No. 260 to No. 84…Recipient of “ATP Star of Tomorrow” award presented by Emirates (formerly Newcomer of Year) to youngest player in Top 100. Broke into Top 100 on July 8, 2 days before his 20th birthday – and reached a career-high No. 78 on August 12…Had an 0-7 record in tour level play, losing in Davis Cup dead rubber vs. Switzerland (l. to Laaksonen) in 1R, opening round at Roland Garros as a qualifier (l. to No. 19 Kohlschreiber in 4 sets), Umag (l. to Haider-Maurer), US Open (l. to Kudla), Davis Cup SF (vs L. Mayer), Metz (l. to Berlocq) and Moscow (l. to Roger-Vasselin)…In Challengers, compiled a record of 31-8 (27-5 on clay), winning 3 of 5 finals, all on clay. Won titles in Mersin, Turkey (d. Greul) and Ostrava (d. Darcis) in April and in Liberec in August (d. Delbonis). Also runner-up in Prostejov (l. to Stepanek) in June and Braunschweig (l. to F. Mayer) in July…Compiled records of 0-5 on hard and 0-2 on clay and earned a career-high $169,763…
2012 -- Went 5-1 in Futures finals…
2011 -- Captured 1st career Future title on home soil…
Helped Czech Republic reach Davis Cup SFs with 5-0 win over Japan in Tokyo; beat Daniel in singles rubber…
On 10 April, retired due to sickness at 26 13 versus Kuznetsov in Casablanca 2R…On 27 April, withdrew from Munich due to left Achilles inflammation…
Reached first ATP World Tour SF at Dusseldorf (l. to Karlovic in 2 TBs)…Beat Davydenko and Melzer…
Beat No. 24 seed Monfils in five sets in Wimbledon 2R, lost to Kyrgios in 3R...
On 18 October, lifted his first ATP World Tour doubles title (w/Cermak) at Moscow (d. Groth-Guccione)…
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