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Ivo Minář

Ivo Minář
Country (sports)  Czech Republic
Residence Prague, Czech Republic
Born (1984-05-21) May 21, 1984
Prague, Czechoslovakia
(now Czech Republic)
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned pro 2002
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,015,448
Singles
Career record 32–63
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 62 (July 20, 2009)
Current ranking No. 193 (July 16, 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2006, 2008, 2009)
French Open 2R (2009)
Wimbledon 2R (2005, 2009)
US Open 2R (2008)
Doubles
Career record 11–15
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 120 (May 8, 2006)
Team competitions
Davis Cup W (2012)
Last updated on: July 5, 2010.

Ivo Minář (born May 21, 1984 in Prague) is a professional male tennis player from the Czech Republic. On July 20, 2009, Minář reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 62. His brother Jan is also a professional player, who has been ranked in the top 200 in the world.

Minář was a member of the winning Czech Republic team in the 2012 Davis Cup.

Contents

  • Career 1
    • Professional career 1.1
  • ATP Tour finals 2
    • Singles: 1 (0–1) 2.1
    • Doubles: 1 (1–0) 2.2
  • Challenger finals 3
    • Singles: 17 (9–8) 3.1
    • Doubles: 1 (0–1) 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Career

Minář won the European junior championships in Klosters when he was 16, defeating fellow Czech Tomáš Berdych.

Professional career

In his career he has not won an ATP singles title, but has reached one singles final – in 2005 in Sydney, where he lost to Lleyton Hewitt of Australia. Later that year, he qualified for the tournament in Dubai and pushed World No. 1 Roger Federer to final set tie-break in the first round, losing 7–6(5), 3–6, 6–7(5).

Minář tested positive for methylhexanamine in 11 July 2009 and was suspended eight months.[1]

ATP Tour finals

Singles: 1 (0–1)

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 series (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 16 January 2005 Sydney, Australia Hard Lleyton Hewitt 5–7, 0–6

Doubles: 1 (1–0)

Legend
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 series (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 10 May 2009 Munich, Germany Clay Jan Hernych Ashley Fisher
Jordan Kerr
6–4, 6–4

Challenger finals

Singles: 17 (9–8)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (9–8)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 May 2004 Prague, Czech Republic Clay Jan Hernych 1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 28 November 2004 Groningen, Netherlands Hard Peter Wessels 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 5 June 2005 Prostějov, Czech Republic Clay Jarkko Nieminen 1–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 7 May 2006 Ostrava, Czech Republic Clay Marcel Granollers 6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 5. 9 July 2006 Biella, Italy Clay Simone Bolelli 5–7, 6–3, 6–7(0–7)
Winner 6. 2 September 2007 Freudenstadt, Germany Clay Éric Prodon 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 23 September 2007 Szczecin, Poland Clay Sergio Roitman 2–6, 5–7
Winner 8. 4 November 2007 Busan, South Korea Hard Viktor Troicki 7–6(7–2), 6–7(7–9), 6–3
Runner-up 9. 26 October 2008 Seoul, South Korea Hard Hyung-Taik Lee 4–6, 0–6
Winner 10. 2 November 2008 Busan, South Korea Hard Alex Bogomolov, Jr. 6–1, 2–0, ret.
Winner 11. 29 March 2009 Barletta, Italy Clay Santiago Ventura 6–4, 6–3
Winner 12. 26 April 2009 Sofia, Bulgaria Clay Florian Mayer 6–4, 6–3
Winner 13. 8 May 2010 Cairo, Egypt Clay Simone Vagnozzi 3–6, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 14. 27 June 2010 Marburg, Germany Clay Simone Vagnozzi 6–2, 3–6, 5–7
Runner-up 15. 5 September 2010 Como, Italy Clay Robin Haase 4–6, 3–6
Winner 16. 20 March 2011 Rabat, Morocco Clay Peter Luczak 7–5, 6–3
Winner 17. 22 April 2012 Santos, Brazil Clay Ricardo Hocevar 4–6, 6–1, 6–4

Doubles: 1 (0–1)

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. February 13, 2006 Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro Carpet (i) Jan Minář Michael Kohlmann
Alexander Waske
6–7(3–7), 3–6

References

  1. ^ Decision in the case of Ivo Minar

External links


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