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Radek Štěpánek

Czech Tennis Player
Male
Born Nov 27, 1978

Radek Štěpánek is a professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. His career-high singles ranking is World No. 8 and best doubles ranking is World No. 4.

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  • Tennis Djokovic Joins Tops Seeds In Toronto Quarters
    Yahoo News - Jul 29, 2016
  • Tennis Wawrinka Tested In Two Hour Tussle With Youzhny
    Yahoo News - Jul 27, 2016
  • Tennis Stepanek Might Coach Me One Day, Kyrgios Says
    Yahoo News - Jun 28, 2016
  • Kyrgios Takes On Wimbledon's Old Man And Mate
    NYTimes - Jun 25, 2016

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1978 Birth Born on November 27, 1978.

TEENAGE

1996 17 Years Old Štěpánek turned professional in 1996. … Read More

TWENTIES

2003 24 Years Old Štěpánek first came to mainstream notice when he defeated former World No. 1 Gustavo Kuerten in five sets on his way to the third round of the 2003 Australian Open.
2006 27 Years Old 1 More Event
2006 was Štěpánek's best year to date; he found himself on the verge of getting into the top ten of ATP rankings, as he defeated José Acasuso in the semi-finals of the Masters Series event in Hamburg. … Read More
In the second round of the 2007 US Open, Štěpánek played a match against third seed Novak Djokovic, which he ended up losing after 4 hours and 44 minutes of play in a fifth-set tiebreak, 7–6, 6–7, 7–5, 5–7, 6–7.
2008 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008, he achieved some good results such as reaching the final in San Jose, but losing to Andy Roddick. … Read More

THIRTIES

2009 30 Years Old Štěpánek started his 2009 season at the Brisbane International with a new Bosworth racquet, where he claimed his third ATP title after coming back from a set down to defeat Fernando Verdasco, 3–6, 6–3, 6–4 in the final. … Read More
2010 31 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Seeded 13th at the 2010 Australian Open, he lost in the first round to Ivo Karlović in five sets, 6–2, 6–7, 4–6, 6–3, 4–6.
2011 32 Years Old 1 More Event
Štěpánek began the 2011 season with a third successive appearance at the 2011 Brisbane International, hoping for a third successive finals appearance, despite only being ranked no. 62. … Read More
2012 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2012, Štěpánek won the Australian Open Men's doubles title, partnering Leander Paes. … Read More
2013 34 Years Old Štěpánek then had an impressive run in the AEGON Championships, defeating Mikhail Kukushkin, Bernard Tomic, and then 2013's champion Andy Murray. … Read More
2016 37 Years Old 1 More Event
On January 30, 2016, Štěpánek and his doubles partner, Daniel Nestor, were defeated by Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares in a three-set match in the 2016 Australian Open final. … Read More
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