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Paire advances, Lu bounced at Chennai

CHENNAI, India, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- France's fifth-seeded Benoit Paire reached the second round with a victory but No. 7 seed Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan was bounced Tuesday at the Chennai Open.
Oswald moves to second round in Austria

Oswald moves to second round in Austria

KITZBUHEL, Austria, July 24 (UPI) -- Philipp Oswald on Tuesday became the only Austrian to reach the second round of the Bet-at-Home Cup tennis tournament in Austria.
Upsets mark second round in Switzerland

Upsets mark second round in Switzerland

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 18 (UPI) -- Seeded players Stanislas Wawrinka and Mikhail Youzhny were defeated Wednesday in second-round matches of the Swiss Open tennis tournament.
Dimitrov wins on Swiss Open upset

Dimitrov wins on Swiss Open upset

GSTAAD, Switzerland, July 17 (UPI) -- Grigor Dimitrov rallied Tuesday for a first-round upset victory over Julien Benneteau at the Swiss Open tennis tournament.
Top two seeds make Swedish Open finals

Top two seeds make Swedish Open finals

BASTAD, Sweden, July 14 (UPI) -- Top-seeded David Ferrer beat Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets Saturday to clinch a berth in the Swedish Open finals against No. 2 seed Nicolas Almagro.

Ferrer, Almagro win in Sweden

BASTAD, Sweden, July 13 (UPI) -- Former champions David Ferrer and Nicolas Almagro stayed on course Friday for a meeting in the title match with quarterfinal victories at the Swedish Open.
Robredo tops Ungur in Sweden

Robredo tops Ungur in Sweden

BASTAD, Sweden, July 9 (UPI) -- Spain's Tommy Robredo, back in competition after a long injury layoff, posted a first-round win Monday in the Swedish Open, a tournament he has won twice.

Kazakhstan even with Czechs in Davis Cup

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, March 4 (UPI) -- Andrey Golubev gave Kazakhstan its first Davis Cup World Group victory Friday but Tomas Berdych's win pulled the Czech Republic into a 1-1 series tie.
Czechs put Hajek in key Davis Cup position

Czechs put Hajek in key Davis Cup position

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, March 3 (UPI) -- Czech player Jan Hajek was placed in the first and fifth matches of the best-of-five Davis Cup series between the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan.
Kohlschreiber advances in Vienna

Kohlschreiber advances in Vienna

VIENNA, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- No. 7-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber won his first seven games Monday en route to a first-round victory at the Bank Austria Tennis Trophy tournament in Vienna.

Rain washes out Croatia Open schedule

UMAG, Croatia, July 29 (UPI) -- Rain caused the postponement of all four second-round matches Thursday at the Croatia Open tennis tournament.

Czechs wins twice vs. Chile in Davis Cup

COQUIMBO, Chile, July 9 (UPI) -- Ivo Minar and Jan Hajek each won in straight sets Friday, giving the Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Chile in a best-of-five Davis Cup quarterfinal series.

Czechs are Davis Cup victors in Belgium

BREE, Belgium, March 7 (UPI) -- Lukas Dlouhy won in three sets Sunday, giving the Czech Republic a 4-1 series win over Belgium in a first-round pairing in the Davis Cup.
Cilic, Simon win at Vienna tennis event

Cilic, Simon win at Vienna tennis event

VIENNA, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Croatia's Marin Cilic and Frenchman Gael Monfils won second-round matches Thursday at the Bank Austria Tennis Trophy at Vienna, Austria.
Ljubicic, Querrey advance in Austria

Ljubicic, Querrey advance in Austria

PORTSCHACH, Austria, May 20 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Croat Ivan Ljubicic and fifth-seeded American Sam Querrey had opening-round wins Tuesday at the rainy Hypo Group International tennis tournament.
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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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