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Tomáš Anzari

Tomáš Anzari
Country
Czechoslovakia
Czechoslovakia
(until 1992)
Czech Republic
(from 1993)
Residence Olomouc,
Czech Republic
Born (1970-06-24) 24 June 1970
Třinec, Czechoslovakia
Height 5'11" (180 cm)
Turned pro 1989
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $335,020
Singles
Career record 0
Career titles 1–14
Highest ranking No. 134 (19 August 1991)
Doubles
Career record 37–75
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 80 (22 February 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1992, 1993, 1998, 1999)
French Open 3R (1990)
Wimbledon 1R (1990, 1993, 1998)
US Open 2R (1992, 1998)

Tomáš Anzari (born Třinec, 24 June 1970) is a former professional tennis player from the Czech Republic and writer on psychology and stress in sports.[1][2] He was also known as Tomáš Zdražila.[3]

Contents

  • Career 1
  • ATP career finals 2
    • Doubles: 1 (0–1) 2.1
  • Challenger titles 3
    • Doubles: (14) 3.1
  • References 4

Career

Anzari, with countryman David Rikl, won the boy's doubles at the ITF World Championships in 1988, the same year that they were number one ranked juniors. The pair were also runners-up in the 1988 Wimbledon Championships, losing the boy's doubles final to Jason Stoltenberg and Todd Woodbridge. He remained with Rikl after turning professional and at the 1990 French Open, their first Grand Slam tournament in the men's, they reached the third round. It would remain Anzari's best performance in a Grand Slam.[4]

He reached eight doubles semi-finals on the ATP Tour, but only once made it into the final, in 1992, when he and Carl Limberger were runners-up at the BMW Open.[5]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 1 (0–1)

Outcome No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 1992 Munich Clay Carl Limberger David Adams
Menno Oosting
6–3, 5–7, 3–6

Challenger titles

Doubles: (14)

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
1. 1990 Heilbronn, West Germany Carpet
Czechoslovakia
David Rikl
Byron Talbot
Jörgen Windahl
7–6, 7–6
2. 1990 Cairo, Egypt Clay
Czechoslovakia
David Rikl
Eduardo Masso
Christian Miniussi
6–3, 6–7, 7–5
3. 1990 Zaragoza, Spain Clay
Czechoslovakia
David Rikl
Carlos Costa
Francisco Roig
6–3, 7–6
4. 1991 Oporto, Portugal Clay Dimitri Poliakov Paul Haarhuis
Mark Koevermans
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
5. 1991 Oporto, Portugal Clay
Czechoslovakia
Josef Čihák
Juan Carlos Báguena
Andrés Gómez
7–5, 6–2
6. 1991 Pescara, Italy Clay
Czechoslovakia
Josef Čihák
Johan Donar
John Sobel
6–3, 6–4
7. 1992 Oporto, Portugal Clay Carl Limberger Brian Devening
Bent-Ove Pedersen
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
8. 1992 Reggio Calabria, Italy Clay Brent Haygarth Joao Cunha-Silva
Dimitri Poliakov
6–4, 7–6
9. 1994 Cali, Colombia Clay Joao Cunha-Silva Bill Behrens
Kirk Haygarth
7–6, 3–6, 6–3
10. 1994 Rogaška Slatina, Slovenia Carpet Jan Kodeš, Jr Barry Cowan
Andrew Richardson
6–4, 6–3
11. 1997 Zagreb, Croatia Clay David Roditi Brandon Coupe
Paul Rosner
3–6, 7–6, 7–6
12. 1997 Poznań, Poland Clay David Rikl Jordi Burillo
László Markovits
6–3, 6–2
13. 1999 Jaipur, India Grass Satoshi Iwabuchi Ivo Karlović
Yuri Schukin
7–6(6), 4–6, 7–6(5)
14. 2000 Mumbai, India Hard Satoshi Iwabuchi Maxime Boye
Jonathan Erlich
7–6(9), 6–4

References

  1. ^ Tomáš Anzari Psychologický rozbor hráče tenisu v zátěžové situaci Bachelor's thesis
  2. ^ Tomáš Anzari own bio at psychology-tenisu.cz website
  3. ^ http://www.attour.cz/file.php?id=245 "Na fotografii zleva: Tomáš Anzari (dříve Zdražila)"
  4. ^ ITF Tennis Profile
  5. ^ ATP World Tour Profile
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