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Jakob Hlasek

Jakob Hlasek
Country (sports)   Switzerland
 Czechoslovakia
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1964-11-12) 12 November 1964
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1996
Plays Right-handed (1-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 5,895,293
Singles
Career record 434–331
Career titles 5
Highest ranking No. 7 (17 April 1989)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1984, 1985)
French Open QF (1991)
Wimbledon 4R (1987, 1996)
US Open 4R (1988, 1996)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals SF (1988)
WCT Finals QF (1989)
Olympic Games QF (1984, demonstration)
Doubles
Career record 367–272
Career titles 20
Highest ranking No. 4 (13 November 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open SF (1996)
French Open W (1992)
Wimbledon SF (1986, 1992)
US Open SF (1996)
Team competitions
Davis Cup F (1992)

Jakob Hlasek (born 12 November 1964) is a former professional tennis player from Switzerland.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Career finals 2
    • Singles: 14 (5–9) 2.1
    • Singles performance timeline 2.2
  • Doubles: 35 (20–15) 3
  • Doubles performance timeline 4
  • External links 5

Career

The major highlights of Hlasek's career came in 1992. He won the French Open men's doubles title that year (partnering fellow Swiss player Marc Rosset). He was also a member of Switzerland Davis Cup team which reached the final of the 1992 Davis Cup (where they were defeated by the United States), and won the 1992 Hopman Cup.

Further success for his country came in 1996, when Hlasek was a member of the Swiss team which won the World Team Cup.

During his career, Hlasek won five top-level singles titles and 20 doubles titles. His career-high singles ranking was world no. 7, and his career-high doubles ranking was world no. 4 (both attained in 1989). His career prize-money earnings totalled $5,895,293.

Career finals

Singles: 14 (5–9)

Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 25 March 1985 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Miloslav Mečíř 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 4 August 1986 Hilversum, Netherlands Clay Thomas Muster 1–6, 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 11 July 1988 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Darren Cahill 3–6, 4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 4. 10 October 1988 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Stefan Edberg 5–7, 3–6, 6–3, 2–6
Winner 1. 14 November 1988 Wembley, England Carpet Jonas Svensson 6–7(4–7), 3–6, 6–4, 6–0, 7–5
Winner 2. 21 November 1988 Johannesburg, South Africa Hard (i) Christo van Rensburg 6–7, 6–4, 6–1, 7–6
Runner-up 5. 28 November 1988 Brussels, Belgium Carpet Henri Leconte 6–7(3–7), 6–7(6–8), 4–6
Winner 3. 13 February 1989 Rotterdam, Netherlands Carpet Anders Järryd 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 27 February 1989 Lyon, France Carpet John McEnroe 3–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 4. 12 November 1990 Wembley, England Carpet Michael Chang 7–6(9–7), 6–3
Winner 5. 30 September 1991 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) John McEnroe 7–6(7–4), 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 7. 11 November 1991 Moscow, Russia Carpet Andrei Cherkasov 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–7(5–7)
Runner-up 8. 17 July 1995 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Yevgeny Kafelnikov 3–6, 4–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 9. 18 September 1995 Bordeaux, France Hard Yahiya Doumbia 4–6, 4–6

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open A 3R 3R NH 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 2R 1R 2R 0 / 11 5–11
French Open A 2R 2R 2R 1R 3R 4R 2R QF 1R 2R 1R 1R 3R 0 / 13 16–13
Wimbledon 3R 2R 1R 3R 4R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 3R 3R 1R 4R 0 / 14 20–14
US Open A 1R 1R 1R 3R 4R A 3R 3R 2R 2R A 2R 4R 0 / 11 15–11
Win–Loss 2–1 3–4 3–4 3–3 5–4 6–4 3–3 4–4 7–4 3–4 4–3 3–3 1–4 9–4 0 / 49 56–49
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
A A QF 2R A A 2R 0 / 3 5–3
Miami QF 3R SF 3R A A 3R 0 / 5 11–5
Monte Carlo 1R A 1R 1R A A A 0 / 3 0–3
Rome 1R 2R 2R 1R A A 1R 0 / 5 2–5
Hamburg 2R A A A A A 1R 0 / 2 1–2
Canada SF QF A 3R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 6 9–6
Cincinnati QF 2R 1R 2R A A 2R 0 / 5 6–5
Stockholm 2R 3R 2R 2R A A A 0 / 4 4–4
Paris QF 2R SF 1R 2R QF A 0 / 6 10–6
Win–Loss 16–8 6–6 12–7 6–8 2–2 3–2 3–6 0 / 39 48–39
Ranking 179 91 33 32 23 8 30 17 20 36 71 70 35 74

Doubles: 35 (20–15)

Legend
Grand Slam (1)
Tennis Masters Cup (1)
ATP Masters Series (2)
ATP Championship Series (2)
ATP Tour (14)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7)
Clay (3)
Grass (1)
Carpet (9)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 17 September 1984 Tel Aviv, Israel Hard Colin Dowdeswell Peter Doohan
Brian Levine
3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 14 October 1985 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Ricardo Acuña Pavel Složil
Tomáš Šmíd
3–6, 6–2, 9–7
Runner-up 2. 25 November 1985 Hong Kong Hard Tomáš Šmíd Brad Drewett
Kim Warwick
3–6, 6–4, 2–6
Winner 2. 21 April 1986 Nice, France Clay Pavel Složil Gary Donnelly
Colin Dowdeswell
6–3, 4–6, 11–9
Runner-up 3. 13 October 1986 Toulouse, France Hard (i) Pavel Složil Miloslav Mečíř
Tomáš Šmíd
2–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 3. 9 November 1987 Paris, France Carpet Claudio Mezzadri Scott Davis
David Pate
7–6, 6–2
Winner 4. 10 October 1988 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Tomáš Šmíd Jeremy Bates
Peter Lundgren
6–3, 6–1
Winner 5. 20 February 1989 Milan, Italy Carpet John McEnroe Heinz Günthardt
Balázs Taróczy
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 27 February 1989 Lyon, France Carpet John McEnroe Eric Jelen
Michael Mortensen
2–6, 6–3, 3–6
Winner 6. 20 March 1989 Indian Wells, US Hard Boris Becker Kevin Curren
David Pate
7–6, 7–5
Winner 7. 3 April 1989 Miami, US Hard Anders Järryd Jim Grabb
Patrick McEnroe
6–3, ret.
Runner-up 5. 6 November 1989 Paris, France Carpet Eric Winogradsky John Fitzgerald
Anders Järryd
6–7, 4–6
Winner 8. 13 November 1989 Wembley, England Carpet John McEnroe Jeremy Bates
Kevin Curren
6–1, 7–6
Winner 9. 26 February 1990 Stuttgart Indoor, Germany Carpet Guy Forget Michael Mortensen
Tom Nijssen
6–3, 6–2
Winner 10. 18 June 1990 Rosmalen, Netherlands Grass Michael Stich Jim Grabb
Patrick McEnroe
7–6, 6–3
Winner 11. 27 August 1990 Long Island, US Hard Guy Forget Udo Riglewski
Michael Stich
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. 15 October 1990 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet Guy Forget Scott Davis
David Pate
7–6, 7–5
Winner 13. 29 October 1990 Stockholm, Sweden Carpet Guy Forget John Fitzgerald
Anders Järryd
6–4, 6–2
Winner 14. 25 November 1990 Doubles Championships, Sanctuary Cove Hard Guy Forget Emilio Sánchez
Sergio Casal
6–4, 7–6, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 15 July 1991 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Guy Forget Gary Muller
Danie Visser
6–7, 4–6
Winner 15. 30 September 1991 Basel, Switzerland Hard (i) Patrick McEnroe Petr Korda
John McEnroe
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 7. 21 October 1991 Vienna, Austria Carpet Patrick McEnroe Anders Järryd
Gary Muller
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 8. 17 February 1992 Brussels, Belgium Carpet Guy Forget Boris Becker
John McEnroe
3–6, 2–6
Winner 16. 18 May 1992 Rome, Italy Clay Marc Rosset Wayne Ferreira
Mark Kratzmann
6–4, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 17. 8 June 1992 French Open, Paris Clay Marc Rosset David Adams
Andrei Olhovskiy
7–6, 6–7, 7–5
Winner 18. 26 October 1992 Lyon, France Carpet Marc Rosset Neil Broad
Stefan Kruger
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 2 May 1994 Madrid, Spain Clay Jean-Philippe Fleurian Rikard Bergh
Menno Oosting
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 25 July 1994 Washington, US Hard Jonas Björkman Grant Connell
Patrick Galbraith
4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Winner 19. 24 October 1994 Lyon, France Carpet Yevgeny Kafelnikov Martin Damm
Patrick Rafter
6–7, 7–6, 7–6
Runner-up 11. 27 March 1995 St. Petersburg, Russia Carpet Yevgeny Kafelnikov Martin Damm
Anders Järryd
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 16 October 1995 Tokyo Indoor, Japan Carpet Patrick McEnroe Jacco Eltingh
Paul Haarhuis
6–7, 4–6
Winner 20. 23 October 1995 Lyon, France Carpet Yevgeny Kafelnikov John-Laffnie de Jager
Wayne Ferreira
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 13. 4 March 1996 Milan, Italy Carpet Guy Forget Andrea Gaudenzi
Goran Ivanišević
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 14. 13 May 1996 Hamburg, Germany Clay Guy Forget Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 15. 10 June 1996 French Open, Paris Clay Guy Forget Yevgeny Kafelnikov
Daniel Vacek
2–6, 3–6

Doubles performance timeline

Tournament 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 SR W–L
Grand Slams
Australian Open A 1R A NH 3R 1R 2R 3R 1R 2R A 2R QF SF 0 / 10 12–10
French Open A 1R 2R 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 3R W 1R 2R SF F 1 / 13 22–12
Wimbledon 2R 2R 1R SF 2R A 3R 3R A SF 1R 1R QF QF 0 / 12 21–12
US Open A A 1R 1R 1R 3R A QF 1R 2R 1R A 2R SF 0 / 10 11–10
Win–Loss 1–1 1–3 1–3 5–3 2–4 2–3 5–3 6–4 2–3 12–3 0–3 2–3 11–4 16–4 1 / 45 66–44
ATP Masters Series
Indian Wells Tournaments Were Not

Masters Series Events

Before 1990
A A 1R 2R A A 2R 0 / 3 1–3
Miami SF 2R 3R A A A 2R 0 / 4 5–4
Monte Carlo QF A QF 2R A A A 0 / 3 3–3
Rome 1R SF W 1R A A 1R 1 / 5 8–4
Hamburg QF A A A A A F 0 / 2 4–2
Canada 1R QF A 1R 2R QF 1R 0 / 6 5–6
Cincinnati SF 1R SF 1R A A 1R 0 / 5 6–5
Stuttgart (Stockholm) W QF A A A A 2R 1 / 3 6–2
Paris QF 2R 2R 2R A QF 2R 0 / 6 3–6
Win–Loss 13–7 7–6 12–5 1–6 1–1 3–2 4–8 2 / 37 41–35
Ranking 180 107 47 39 35 47 5 12 39 8 180 49 24 9

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