Vasek Pospisil Bio

  • • Began playing tennis at age 5.
  • • Speaks English, Czech and French.
  • • Father, Milos, is a tennis coach; mother, Mila; brothers, Tom and Petr.
  • • Trained from age 15 to 18 in Prostejov, Czech Republic.
  • • Idols growing up were Patrick Rafter and Roger Federer.
  • • Favourite surface is hard and tournament is US Open.
  • • Named ATP Comeback Player of the Year in 2020 after jumping from No. 150 to No. 61 in FedEx ATP Rankings.
  • • Member of ATP Player Council from 2018-20.
  • • In 2022, joined Olympic gold medal swimmer Penny Oleksiak in founding Hekate, a line of functional mushroom-based hydration products and supplements.
  • • Enjoys listening to music, playing the guitar and singing. Dream tennis band is John McEnroe on lead guitar, Marat Safin on drums, Bjorn Borg on the keyboard and himself on rhythm guitar and vocals.
  • • Launched a YouTube Channel in 2017 for fans to follow his life on tour (youtube.com/Vasek).
  • • Follows NHL teams Vancouver Canucks and Montreal Canadiens.
  • • Underwent back surgery in January 2019 and missed 1st 6 months of season.
     

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