71 Facts About Peter Polansky


Peter Polansky is an inactive Canadian professional tennis player of Czech origin.


Peter Polansky was Canada's top singles player from June 21,2010, until January 17,2011, in the ATP rankings.


Peter Polansky was Canada's No 2 from August 4,2008, until June 21,2010, with the exception of one week.


Peter Polansky is currently coaching fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov while on a hiatus from competing professionally.


Peter Polansky recovered miraculously to be playing tennis just four months later.


Peter Polansky next competed in a tour event as a wild-card in the 2005 Granby Challenger event, losing handily in the first round.


Peter Polansky reached the final of the doubles for Canada F3, partnering compatriot Adil Shamasdin.


Peter Polansky's run included three-set wins over top seed Martin Klizan in the second round and No 4 seed Donald Young in the semis.


Peter Polansky lost the final to No 10 seed Dusan Lojda.


Peter Polansky began 2007 with a bang as he won three of four Futures in Central America in January: El Salvador F1, Guatemala F1, and Costa Rica F1.


Peter Polansky won both his matches in the Davis Cup tie against Mexico, including his first over World No 172 Bruno Echagaray handily in straight sets.


Peter Polansky then reached the quarter-finals of the Florianopolis Challenger, defeating World No 206 Joao Souza.


Peter Polansky next reached the semi-finals of the Rabat Challenger during the first week of May 2008, defeating World No 179 Laurent Recouderc in the second round.


Peter Polansky lost in the first round in three sets to former World No 3 Guillermo Coria.


Peter Polansky then participated in a qualifying tournament for a grand slam event for the first time, Wimbledon, losing in the first round.


Peter Polansky then defeated both Colombian No 1 and tournament No 4 seed Alejandro Falla and defending champion and Canada No 2 Frederic Niemeyer to reach the quarterfinals of the Vancouver challenger.


Peter Polansky went 9 wins, 7 losses on the autumn American challenger circuit, his best results were reaching the semifinals of one tourney and the quarters of two others; at Waco, where he lost in three tight sets to top seed Vince Spadea; and in Louisville, Kentucky, where he defeated World No 133 Amer Delic and World No 295 Michael Russell before falling to No 2 seed Jesse Levine in the quarters.


Peter Polansky then reached the semifinals of the Rimouski challenger, where he lost to eventual champion Ryan Sweeting.


Peter Polansky opened 2009 losing in the first round of qualifying for the Brisbane International.


Peter Polansky followed this result by reaching the second round of the Carson, California and Dallas, Texas challengers.


Peter Polansky took a month off from the tour, coming back to lose in the first round of the Sanremo Tennis Cup.


Peter Polansky next found the form he had before getting injured in qualifying for the 2009 French Open, winning his three matches all in straight sets, conceding no more than 4 games in any one set.


Peter Polansky followed upon this by reaching the quarterfinals of the Lines Trophy, defeating Nicolas Massu in the second round before falling to veteran Jean-Rene Lisnard in straight sets.


Peter Polansky became ill however and did not play in the 4th rubber.


The week after, Peter Polansky lost in the opening round of the Seguros Bolivar Open Bogota to Alejandro Falla.


Peter Polansky lost to an in-form Xavier Malisse in the first round of the Odlum Brown Vancouver Open.


Peter Polansky defeated fellow Ontarian and wild card entrant Agostinelli before falling to No 4 seed Novak Djokovic in the second.


Peter Polansky's singles ranking has climbed , to World No 184.


Peter Polansky climbed to yet another new career high, World No 170.


Peter Polansky was off from competition for the remainder of the year.


Peter Polansky finished 2009 ranked World No 185 in singles and No 554 in doubles.


Peter Polansky failed to qualify for the Australian Open in singles.


Peter Polansky failed to qualify for the Copa Telmex, losing to eighth seed Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo in the first round, in a close third-set tiebreaker.


The next week, Peter Polansky played singles in Canada's Davis Cup tie against Colombia.


Peter Polansky defeated fifth seed Brendan Evans in the first round in straight sets, before falling to an in form Tim Smyczek, in straight sets.


Two weeks later, Peter Polansky lost in the second round of qualifying for the US Clay Court Championships.


The next week, Peter Polansky lost in the second round at the 2010 Tallahassee Tennis Challenger to eventual champion Brian Dabul.


In May, Peter Polansky lost in qualifying at the 2010 Serbia Open as the top seed, but entered the main draw as a lucky loser, where he lost to Horacio Zeballos.


Peter Polansky next was the sole Canadian in the draw for qualifying for the French Open.


In June, Peter Polansky reached the second round of the 2010 Weil Tennis Academy Challenger, defeating fellow Canadian Pierre-Ludovic Duclos, before falling to Marinko Matosevic.


Peter Polansky did likewise the following week at the 2010 Kosice Open, beating Yannick Mertens handily, before falling to Ivo Minar.


Peter Polansky lost in the second round in doubles, partnering compatriot Milos Raonic.


Peter Polansky was the seventh seed at the 2010 Fifth Third Bank Tennis Championships, where he has defeated Chris Guccione in the first round handily, and Raven Klaasen in the second, before falling to top seed and eventual champion Carsten Ball.


Peter Polansky lost in the second round to Victor Hanescu in straight sets.


Peter Polansky was the first Canadian to advance to the second round since Daniel Nestor in 2000.


Peter Polansky did not play for the remainder of the year.


Peter Polansky began his 2017 season playing a challenger event in Happy Valley, Australia by reaching the quarterfinals before losing to Omar Jasika, who lost in the final.


Peter Polansky was seeded 22nd in qualifying draw in his 8th appearance at the Australian Open.


Peter Polansky beat both Tristan Lamasine and Mirza Basic in straight sets before losing to Young Gun finalist Andrey Rublev in 3 sets.


Peter Polansky was able to enter the main draw as a lucky loser replacing Aussie Thanasi Kokkinakis.


Peter Polansky drew the 30th seed, Pablo Carreno Busta in the first round and got out to a two sets to one lead but eventually he had to retire from the match with an illness in the 5th set.


Peter Polansky did qualify for Memphis, but lost in three sets to Matthew Ebden.


Peter Polansky returned to Canada to play the Canadian summer circuit including challengers in Winnipeg, Gatineau and Granby in July and he was defending a lot of points from 2016.


Peter Polansky lost in the final of all three challengers, losing to Blaz Kavcic twice and Denis Shapovalov.


Peter Polansky followed up with a direct entry main draw performance in Los Cabos, where he beat Yasutaka Uchiyama for the third time in the month.


Peter Polansky got a wildcard into the Rogers Cup in Montreal where he beat Vasek Pospisil in straight sets before losing to world number 3, Roger Federer.


Peter Polansky ended his summer at the US Open, where he lost in third round of qualifying to Tim Smyczek in straight sets.


Peter Polansky spent the end of the season playing in Asia in seven challenger events and two ATP events.


Peter Polansky had some success playing challengers, reaching the semifinals in Gwangju, South Korea and the quarterfinals in Ningbo, China and in Ho Chi Minh City.


Peter Polansky finished the year with a record of 2 wins and 4 losses on the ATP tour, but he had 36 wins combining ATP and challenger tours.


Peter Polansky began the year in Australia in Brisbane with qualifying wins over Filip Peliwo and Yannick Hanfmann.


Peter Polansky entered the Australian Open qualifying draw for the 9th time of his career.


Peter Polansky lost to the 20th seed Adrian Mannarino in straight sets in the second round.


Peter Polansky failed to qualify for the 2018 Miami Open falling in the second round to Rogerio Dutra Silva in three close sets.


Peter Polansky reached the second round for the 6th time after beating Matthew Ebden.


Peter Polansky has lost twice against Novak Djokovic and twice against Roger Federer at the Roger's Cup.


Peter Polansky entered the US Open qualifying draw for the 10th time in his career.


Peter Polansky played in 11 ATP events, a career high, with three wins.


Peter Polansky played in ATP qualifying seven times, successfully qualifying three times.


Peter Polansky reached a career high of 110 in the world on June 25,2018, and finished the year with an ATP ranking of 121.


Peter Polansky finished with a career best ranking of 125 in doubles.