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Jiří Novák

Jiří Novák
Country (sports)  Czech Republic
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Born (1975-03-22) 22 March 1975
Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia
(now Zlín, Czech Republic)
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro 1993
Retired 2007
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 7,614,063
Singles
Career record 337–260 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 7
Highest ranking No. 5 (21 October 2002)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open SF (2002)
French Open 4R (2003)
Wimbledon 3R (2003, 2005)
US Open 4R (1999, 2002, 2006)
Other tournaments
Tour Finals RR (2002)
Olympic Games 2R (2004)
Doubles
Career record 311–211 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 18
Highest ranking No. 6 (9 July 2001)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2000)
French Open QF (2000)
Wimbledon F (2001)
US Open F (2002)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour Finals RR (1999)
Olympic Games QF (1996)

Jiří Novák (pronounced ; born 22 March 1975) is a former Czech tennis player, who was born in Zlín, Czechoslovakia but resides nowadays in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • ATP Tour finals 2
    • Singles: 13 (7–6) 2.1
    • Doubles (18) 2.2
  • Singles performance timeline 3
  • External links 4

Career

Novák turned professional in 1993 and won 7 singles and 18 doubles titles during his career, winning $7,614,063 in prize money. For six years, he was the highest-ranked male Czech tennis player in the ATP rankings. On October 21, 2002, Novák reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 5. He retired in 2007.

ATP Tour finals

Singles: 13 (7–6)

Wins (7)
Legend
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP International Series Gold (1)
ATP Tour (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 14 January 1996 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Brett Steven 6–4, 6–4
2. 1 November 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Clay Xavier Malisse 6–3, 6–3
3. 6 May 2001 Munich, Germany Clay Antony Dupuis 6–4, 7–5
4. 15 July 2001 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Juan Carlos Ferrero 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 7–5
5. 13 July 2003 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Roger Federer 5–7, 6–3, 6–3, 1–6, 6–3
6. 10 October 2004 Tokyo, Japan Hard Taylor Dent 5–7, 6–1, 6–3
7. 3 November 2004 Basel, Switzerland Carpet (i) David Nalbandian 5–7, 6–3, 6–4, 1–6, 6–2
Runner-ups (6)

Doubles (18)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
1. September 11, 1995 Bogotá, Colombia Clay David Rikl Steve Campbell
MaliVai Washington
7–6, 6–2
2. October 23, 1995 Santiago, Chile Clay David Rikl Shelby Cannon
Francisco Montana
6–4, 4–6, 6–1
3. March 25, 1996 Casablanca, Morocco Clay David Rikl Tomás Carbonell
Francisco Roig
7–6, 6–3
4. July 8, 1996 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Pavel Vízner Trevor Kronemann
David Macpherson
4–6, 7–6, 7–6
5. April 29, 1997 Ostrava, Czech Republic Carpet (i) David Rikl Donald Johnson
Francisco Montana
6–2, 6–4
6. February 2, 1998 Split, Croatia Carpet (i) Martin Damm Fredrik Bergh
Patrik Fredriksson
7–6, 6–2
7. August 10, 1998 San Marino, San Marino Clay David Rikl Mariano Hood
Sebastián Prieto
6–4, 7–6
8. August 17, 1998 Indianapolis, USA Hard David Rikl Mark Knowles
Daniel Nestor
6–2, 7–6
9. October 26, 1998 Mexico City, Mexico Clay David Rikl Daniel Orsanic
David Roditi
6–4, 6–2
10. February 7, 2000 Dubai, UAE Hard David Rikl Robbie Koenig
Peter Tramacchi
6–2, 7–5
11. July 10, 2000 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay David Rikl Jérôme Golmard
Michael Kohlmann
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
12. July 17, 2000 Stuttgart, Germany Clay David Rikl Lucas Arnold Ker
Donald Johnson
5–7, 6–2, 6–3
13. October 30, 2000 Stuttgart, Germany Hard (i) David Rikl Donald Johnson
Piet Norval
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
14. March 19, 2001 Miami, USA Hard David Rikl Jonas Björkman
Todd Woodbridge
7–5, 7–6(7–3)
15. July 30, 2001 Montreal, Canada Hard David Rikl Donald Johnson
Jared Palmer
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
16. July 12, 2004 Stuttgart, Germany Clay Radek Štěpánek Simon Aspelin
Todd Perry
6–2, 6–4
17. July 25, 2005 Umag, Croatia Clay Petr Pála Michal Mertiňák
David Škoch
6–3, 6–3
18. July 10, 2006 Gstaad, Switzerland Clay Andrei Pavel Marco Chiudinelli
Jean-Claude Scherrer
6–3, 6–1

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R A 3R 2R A SF 3R 3R A A 13–7
French Open A 2R A 1R 2R 1R 3R 3R 4R 2R 2R 1R 11–10
Wimbledon A 2R 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R 3R 1R 3R 1R 8–11
US Open 1R 2R 2R 1R 4R 3R 3R 4R 3R 3R 2R 4R 20–11
Win–Loss 0–1 3–4 2–3 0–3 7–4 3–4 5–3 11–4 9–4 5–4 4–2 3–3 52–39
Indian Wells Masters A 1R 2R A 1R 1R A 2R 2R 3R 3R A 5–7
Miami Masters A A 2R 1R 1R 3R 1R 3R 2R 3R 4R A 6–9
Monte Carlo Masters A 2R A A 3R 2R 1R 3R 2R 1R 2R A 8–8
Rome Masters A A A A A 2R A SF 3R QF 1R 1R 10–6
Hamburg Masters A A A A 3R 1R A 3R 1R 1R 3R 1R 6–7
Canada Masters A 2R A A 3R SF 1R SF 3R 2R 2R A 15–8
Cincinnati Masters A A 3R A 3R 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R A 6–8
Madrid Masters A A A A 3R 1R 3R F 3R 2R 1R A 9–6
Paris Masters A A A A 1R 1R QF 2R SF 2R 1R A 6–7
Tennis Masters Cup A A A A A A A RR A A A A 1–2
Titles 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 7
Year End Ranking 53 52 48 75 36 53 29 7 13 24 48 129

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