37 Facts About Jiri Vesely


Jiri Vesely is a Czech professional tennis player.

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Jiri Vesely reached a career-high singles ranking of World No 35 on 27 April 2015.

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In 2011, Vesely won the boys' singles title at the Australian Open, defeating Australian Luke Saville in straight sets.

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Jiri Vesely won the boys' doubles titles at the Australian Open, partnering Filip Horansky of Slovakia; they defeated Ben Wagland and Andrew Whittington of Australia in the final.

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Jiri Vesely made his Davis Cup debut for Czech Republic in February 2013, and to date has nine singles titles on the ITF Futures circuit to his name and three Challengers.

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Jiri Vesely was, at the time, the youngest player in the world's top 100 at 20 years and 3 months old.

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In 2014, Jiri Vesely reached the 3rd round of the 2013 BNP Paribas Open where he lost to Andy Murray in three sets.

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Jiri Vesely won his first Grand Slam match at the 2014 French Open, then the following month reached the third round of a Major for the first time in his career at the 2014 Wimbledon Championships as a wildcard.

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Jiri Vesely beat Gael Monfils in five sets in the second round, before being defeated by fellow wildcard Nick Kyrgios in four sets.

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Jiri Vesely won his first ATP doubles title at the 2014 Kremlin Cup with countryman Frantisek Cermak.

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Jiri Vesely reached two singles finals at ATP World Tour, winning his first title at the 2015 Heineken Open in Auckland, after defeating Adrian Mannarino.

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Jiri Vesely reached the third round of a Major for the second time in his career at the 2015 Us Open and first at this Major, with a victory over Ivo Karlovic.

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Jiri Vesely represented the Czech Republic at the 2016 Hopman Cup alongside Karolina Pliskova.

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Jiri Vesely recorded a singles win over Lleyton Hewitt of Australia, however was defeated by Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine and Jack Sock of the United States.

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Jiri Vesely made it to the third round of the 2016 Istanbul Open – Singles before losing to Grigor Dimitrov.

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Jiri Vesely made it to the second round of the 2016 French Open by beating Rajeev Ram in the first round.

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Jiri Vesely started his grass court season at 2016 Aegon Championships by losing to Kevin Anderson in qualifying, but earned the lucky loser spot.

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Jiri Vesely beat Jeremy Chardy in the first round before falling to Milos Raonic in the second round.

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Jiri Vesely beat Horacio Zeballos, but lost to 8th seeded Gilles Muller in the second.

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At the 2016 Wimbledon Championships, Jiri Vesely pushed through 3 consecutive tie-broken sets, besting world No 8 Dominic Thiem, to move through to the third round.

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Jiri Vesely defeated the 31st seed Joao Sousa in the third round.

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Jiri Vesely lost to fellow countryman Tomas Berdych in a hard-fought five set match.

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Jiri Vesely next competed at the 2016 Davis Cup representing his country.

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Jiri Vesely beat Saketh Myneni in the first round and set up a rematch of Monte Carlo with world number one Novak Djokovic.

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However, Jiri Vesely pulled out before the match was set to begin because of a left arm injury.

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Jiri Vesely won his first two matches in straight sets, but lost to his idol and countryman Tomas Berdych in three sets.

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Jiri Vesely finished his season by competing at the 2016 Japan Open.

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Jiri Vesely won his first round match against Kevin Anderson in three sets before losing to David Goffin in the second round.

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Jiri Vesely won his second doubles title partnering Roman Jebavy at the 2017 Istanbul Open.

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Jiri Vesely started off 2020 by playing on the ATP Challenger tour, advancing to the quarterfinals in 2020 Bangkok Challenger II, before losing to eventual champion Federico Gaio in straight sets.

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Jiri Vesely then entered the main draw in 2020 Maharashtra Open.

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Jiri Vesely defeated Egor Gerasimov in 3 sets to win the title.

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Jiri Vesely started his 2022 season at the Adelaide International 1.

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Jiri Vesely, ranked World No 123 at the time, qualified for the 2022 Dubai Tennis Championships by defeating Hady Habib and Alexei Popyrin.

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Jiri Vesely then reached the quarterfinals with victories over world number 24 Marin Cilic and world number 15 Roberto Bautista Agut.

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Jiri Vesely then defeated Denis Shapovalov in three sets to reach his first ATP 500 final claiming his third top-20 win in the tournament.

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In December 2015 Jiri Vesely began to work with Tomas Krupa, formerly the longtime coach of Tomas Berdych.

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