Rik de Voest

Rik de Voest (born 5 June 1980) is a former professional South Africantennis player. He achieved his career-high singles ranking of world No. 110 in August 2006. Rik resides in Vancouver, Canada where he pursues a career in real estate specializing in North Vancouver and West Vancouver properties.

South African tennis player
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Rik de Voest
Country (sports)  South Africa
Residence Pretoria, South Africa
Vancouver, Canada
Born (1980-06-05) 5 June 1980 (age 41)
Milan, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro 1999
Retired 2014
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,349,991
Singles
Career record 33–54
Career titles 0
6 Challenger, 8 Futures
Highest ranking No. 110 (21 August 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2012)
French Open Q3 (2004, 2008)
Wimbledon 2R (2011)
US Open 2R (2007)
Doubles
Career record 46–48
Career titles 2
37 Challenger, 10 Futures
Highest ranking No. 39 (6 April 2009)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2008, 2009)
French Open 3R (2009)
Wimbledon 2R (2008)
US Open 3R (2008)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2010)
French Open 2R (2009)
Wimbledon 1R (2009)
Team competitions
Davis Cup 27–19
Last updated on: 5 November 2021.

De Voest qualified for the 2007 Wimbledon Championships where he lost to Marat Safin in the first round. He also qualified for the US Open later on in 2007, where he defeated Thierry Ascione 6–2, 3–0 before Ascione retired. De Voest went on to lose to John Isner in the following round.

Playing with Scott Lipsky in men’s doubles, he won the Levene Gouldin & Thompson Tennis Challenger in Binghamton, New York in 2009.

In Davis Cup matches for South Africa, de Voest has a win/loss record of 27–19 (18–16 in singles, 9–3 in doubles).

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Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH

(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q2 Q2 Q3 Q2 1R Q1 Q1 0 / 1 0–1 0%
French Open A Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q1 Q3 Q1 A Q2 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0   
Wimbledon Q1 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 1R Q3 Q1 1R 2R Q1 Q1 A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
US Open A A Q1 Q3 Q2 2R 1R Q2 1R Q1 Q3 Q3 A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–2 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 7 2–7 22%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A A A A Q2 Q2 2R 1R Q1 2R 1R Q2 A 0 / 4 2–4 33%
Miami A A A A Q2 Q2 Q1 Q2 A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0–0   
Canada Masters A A Q1 A A A A A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0   
Cincinnati A A A A 1R A A A A Q2 A A A 0 / 1 0–-1 0%
Shanghai Not Held A A Q2 A A A 0 / 0 0–0   
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 0 / 5 2–5 29%

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