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Jiri Vanek© ATP
  • Nationality: CZE (Czech Republic)
  • Birthdate: April 24, 1978
  • Birthplace: Domazlice, Czech Republic
  • Residence: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Turned Pro: 1995
  • Plays: Right-handed
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Began playing tennis at age nine with his father, Jiri, who is a businessman; mother, Lubica, is a nurse... Nickname is Vana...During junior career, reached SF ... Read Full Bio

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  • Czech Teammates Petra Kvitova And Karolina Pliskova Swap Coaches
  • stars Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova have swapped their coaches! Kvitova will now be guided by Pliskova's former coach, Jiri Vanek. Pliskova will be led by Kvitova's longtime former coach David Kotyza. Both coaches were available. Kvitova released Kotyza at the start ...
  • 2016-12-01
  • Ljubicic, Gonzo, Fish on Court in Vienna
  • held on the indoor hardcourts of Vienna. The first match on Center Court pits No. 2 seed Fernando Gonzalez against unseeded Jiri Vanek. After a strong first half of the year - highlighted by runner-up finishes at the Australian Open (his first Grand Slam final) and Rome (hi...
  • 2007-10-10
  • Gasquet, Monfils Headline Friday Play in Gstaad
  • Mathieu squares off with Monfils for the first time in ATP competition. In the second round, Mathieu beat Lopez, while Monfils defeated Vanek. Mathieu, 25, reached a career-best ATP ranking of No. 28 this week. He is playing in his fifth quarterfinal of the year and is 2-2 so far...
  • 2007-07-13
  • Fish Leads Upset-Minded Americans at Aussie Open
  • Richard "Baby Fed" Gasquet (d. Volandri), (20) Radek Stepanek (d. Llodra, bagel in the third), (22) Dominik "The Dominator" Hrbaty (d. Vanek in four), (24) Juan Carlos Ferrero (d. Hajek who retired in the first with a stomach virus), and (25) Mikhail Youzhny (d. Hernych, bagel in...
  • 2007-01-15


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