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Pella posts second upset at Power Horse Cup

Pella posts second upset at Power Horse Cup

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 23 (UPI) -- Qualifier Guido Pella continued his upset run Thursday with a straight-set win in quarterfinal play of the Power Horse Cup tennis tournament in Germany.

Pella beats Top 10 player at ATP tournament in Germany

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 22 (UPI) -- Qualifier Guido Pella defeated a Top 10 player Wednesday in gaining a spot in the quarterfinals of the Power Horse Cup tennis tournament in Germany.

Lukas Rosol falls in early upset at Dusseldorf ATP Tour event

DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 19 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Lukas Rosol fell in an early upset Sunday at the inaugural Power Horse Cup in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Cilic, Nishikori wins first-rounders in Rome

Cilic, Nishikori wins first-rounders in Rome

ROME, May 13 (UPI) -- Seeded players Marin Cilic and Kei Nishikori collected first-round wins Monday at the Italian Masters tennis tournament in Rome.

Rosol boosts Czech into Davis Cup semis

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 7 (UPI) -- Lukas Rosol posted a four-set victory Sunday that lifted the Czech Republic into the semifinals of the Davis Cup with a series win over Kazakhstan.
Doubles win keeps Kazakhs in Davis Cup

Doubles win keeps Kazakhs in Davis Cup

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 6 (UPI) -- Andrey Golubev and Yuriy Schukin kept Kazakhstan's Davis Cup hopes alive with a straight-set win Saturday in doubles over the Czech Republic.
Czechs up 2-0 in Davis Cup quarters

Czechs up 2-0 in Davis Cup quarters

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 5 (UPI) -- Jan Hajek and Lukas Rosol posted wins Friday that put the Czech Republic up 2-0 in its best-of-five Davis Cup quarterfinal versus Kazakhstan.
Hajek, Rosol gets singles call for Czechs

Hajek, Rosol gets singles call for Czechs

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, April 4 (UPI) -- Defending champion Czech Republic will use Jan Hajek and Lukas Rosol for its Davis Cup singles matches this week in a quarterfinal series in Kazakhstan.
Djokovic in easy first-round in Dubai

Djokovic in easy first-round in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- World No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic rolled through a first-round win Tuesday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Paire among three French players in semis

MONTPELLIER, France, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Benoit Paire upset countryman Gilles Simon in a tight two-set match Friday in quarterfinal play of the Open Sud de France tennis tournament.
Llodra has 2nd-round upset in Montpellier

Llodra has 2nd-round upset in Montpellier

MONTPELLIER, France, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Michael Llodra had an upset win Thursday that made him one of five French players to advance to the quarterfinals of the Open Sud de France tennis tournament.

Paire in easy ATP win in Montpellier

MONTPELLIER, France, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- No. 8-seeded Benoit Paire rolled to a first-round win Tuesday at the Open Sud de France ATP tournament.

Federer, Murray advance at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Roger Federer and No. 3-ranked Andy Murray both rolled to first-round wins Tuesday at the Australian Open.

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Mardy Fish of the USA returns the ball as he takes on Czech Republic's Jan Hajek during first-round action at the U.S. Open held at the National Tennis Center on August 31, 2010 in New York. UPI Photo/Monika Graff...
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Jan Hájek is a male professional tennis player from the Czech Republic. He is right-handed with a double handed backhand. He reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on November 6, 2006, when he reached world number 71.

Hájek turned professional in 2000 and won his first Futures event in Negril of the same year defeating Johan Ortegren in the final. Between 2000 and 2003 Hájek played primarily on the Futures circuit, then after that he played some Challenger events as well as the Futures tournaments. At the end of 2005 he had won 8 Futures titles all on clay, which is his best surface.

2006 was the breakthrough season for Hájek, as he started the year ranked at 352 and then finished the season ranked at 76th in the world. Hájek won his first challenger in Barletta as a qualifier easily defeating Stefano Galvani 6-2 6-1 in the final. In May Hájek qualified for the challenger in Prague before losing to compatriot Robin Vik in the final. Hájek won three more Challengers during the year including two major ones in Prostějov where he got a retirement victory over Tomáš Berdych and Braunschweig defeated Fernando Vicente in straight sets. He won the Poznań Challenger without losing a set. In addition to the three Challenger titles, Hájek made his debut at Grand Slam level where he defeated Lukáš Dlouhý in straight sets before losing to Fernando González.

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