41 Facts About Vasek Pospisil

1. The next week, Vasek Pospisil reached the final in Busan for the second straight year, but was not able to defend his title with a loss to Matthew Ebden.

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2. Vasek Pospisil reached the third round of the doubles event.

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3. The next week, Vasek Pospisil reached the second round of the Shanghai Masters, losing to 11th seed Richard Gasquet in three sets.

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4. Vasek Pospisil was defeated in the quarterfinals by world No 3 Andy Murray in straight sets.

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5. Vasek Pospisil beat French qualifier Vincent Millot, 30th seed Fabio Fognini, local wildcard James Ward, and 22nd seed Viktor Troicki.

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6. At Wimbledon, Vasek Pospisil reached the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam for the first time in his singles career.

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7. At the Australian Open, Vasek Pospisil reached the third round for the second straight year, but lost to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in straight sets.

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8. Vasek Pospisil won his three singles matches, but Canada finished third in their group and was eliminated from the competition.

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9. Vasek Pospisil started his 2015 season at the Hopman Cup, representing Canada with Eugenie Bouchard.

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10. Vasek Pospisil was defeated by world No 7 Milos Raonic in the first all-Canadian final in ATP history.

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11. Vasek Pospisil began the year strongly by reaching the semifinals of the Aircel Chennai Open.

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12. Vasek Pospisil reached the semifinals of the Swiss Indoors but was defeated by world No 6 Roger Federer.

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13. Vasek Pospisil had to skip all tournaments in early 2013, including the Australian Open, due to mononucleosis.

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14. Vasek Pospisil lost to world No 10 Juan Monaco in the next round.

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15. Vasek Pospisil reached the second round of the 2012 Rogers Cup for the second straight year after upsetting world No 26 Andreas Seppi.

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16. Vasek Pospisil reached the second round of the 2011 US Open where he was defeated by Feliciano Lopez.

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17. In July 2011, Vasek Pospisil won his tenth ITF Men's Circuit singles title in Saskatoon, without dropping a set.

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18. Vasek Pospisil lost his first rubber in four sets, to Ivan Endara.

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19. In September 2011, Vasek Pospisil was instrumental in seeing the Canadian Davis Cup team come back from two rubbers down to win a Davis Cup tie, for the first time.

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20. At the midway point of 2011, Vasek Pospisil captured three Challenger doubles titles and two Futures titles, including one in singles.

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21. Vasek Pospisil won a second consecutive singles title, Mexico F7, by defeating second seed Adam El Mihdawy in the final.

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22. Vasek Pospisil lost only one set in capturing his fifth ITF tour title, defeating Raonic, the second seed, in the final, in three sets.

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23. Vasek Pospisil was the seventh seed, and in the final he beat second seed Matteo Viola.

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24. Vasek Pospisil capped his summer off by reaching the 2007 US Open boys' doubles final, partnering Grigor Dimitrov.

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25. Vasek Pospisil won two more European events that summer in doubles and was finalist three more times.

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26. Vasek Pospisil won back-to-back doubles titles in the Czech Republic in January and February 2007, as well as the Guru Cup in Italy in May.

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27. Vasek Pospisil reached the doubles final of his first junior International Tennis Federation event, the 2005 Canadian U18 ITF World Ranking event, with compatriot Graeme Kassautzki.

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28. Vasek Pospisil continued to beat high-ranked and respected players such as Ryan Farber.

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29. Vasek Pospisil traveled to play under-14 tournaments in Europe for Tennis Canada in the spring of 2003 with three other players.

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30. In November 2002, Vasek Pospisil went to Florida and won the Prince Cup, defeating several of the best under-12 players from Europe.

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31. Vasek Pospisil played with Korkh five days each week, each practice lasting four hours.

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32. Vasek Pospisil said, "I miss my friends a lot [from school] but the home schooling is better.

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33. Vasek Pospisil made the trip nearly every day for six consecutive years.

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34. Vasek Pospisil said, "In some ways my heart was broken because I often times had more desire to play soccer than tennis.

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35. Vasek Pospisil would "drag a mini tennis racquet all over the house.

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36. Vasek Pospisil coached Vasek's older brothers on community tennis courts, recorded matches on television, and found tips and guidelines in tennis magazines.

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37. In 1988, before Vasek Pospisil was born, his parents and older brothers unlawfully drove from Czechoslovakia to Austria to escape the Communist regime.

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38. Vasek Pospisil was born on June 23, 1990 in Vernon, British Columbia, to Milos Pospisil and Mila.

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39. Vasek Pospisil reached the quarterfinals in singles at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships.

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40. Vasek Pospisil has a career-high World singles ranking of 25, and No 4 in doubles.

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41. Vasek Pospisil is a Canadian professional tennis player.

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