Érik Chvojka

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Érik Chvojka
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Birthdate October 26, 1986
Birthplace Kirkland, Québec, Canada
From Montréal, Québec, Canada
Height 6’1” (1,85m)
Style of play Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Turned pro 2004
Retired 2014
Best ATP singles ranking No. 204 (August 27, 2012)
Best ATP doubles ranking No. 266 (August 26, 2013)
Profile on CdnTennis.ca

Biography

Érik Chvojka (born October 26, 1986 in Kirkland, Québec, Canada) is a Canadian former professional tennis player. He reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of No. 204 on August 27, 2012 and a career-high ATP doubles ranking of No. 266 on August 26, 2013.

Chvojka's first ATP World Tour main-draw singles appearance was a close three-set loss in the first round of the 2011 Rogers Cup to world No. 21 Alexandr Dolgopolov. He has also made the main draw of the 2012 BRD Năstase Țiriac Trophy in Romania as a lucky loser, but lost to Cedrik-Marcel Stebe in the first round. He retired in 2014.

ATP Challenger Tour finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2012 Lexington, United States $50,000 Hard Denis Kudla (USA) 7–5, 5–7, 1–6

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Titles by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2008 Lexington, United States $50,000 Hard Olivier Charroin (FRA) Alessandro da Col (ITA)
Andrea Stoppini (ITA)
2–6, 6–2, [8–10]
Win 1–1 Jul 2013 Granby, Canada $50,000 Hard Peter Polansky (CAN) Adam El Mihdawy (USA)
Ante Pavić (CRO)
6–4, 6–3

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 12 (6 titles, 6 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $15,000 tournaments (3–3)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (3–3)
Titles by surface
Hard (6–3)
Clay (0–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2007 Mexico F10, Ciudad Obregón $10,000 Hard Ignacio Coll-Riudavets (ESP) 1–6, 7–6(9–7), 6–4
Win 2–0 Mar 2008 Canada F1, Gatineau $10,000 Hard (i) Michael Yani (USA) 6–4, 6–2
Win 3–0 Jun 2008 Germany F6, Ingolstadt $15,000 Hard Jeroen Masson (BEL) 6–1, 5–7, 6–1
Win 4–0 Nov 2010 Australia F10, Kalgoorlie $15,000 Hard Brydan Klein (AUS) 3–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 4–1 Apr 2011 Australia F3, Ipswich $15,000 Clay James Lemke (AUS) 2–6, 0–6
Loss 4–2 Apr 2011 Australia F4, Bundaberg $15,000 Clay James Lemke (AUS) 2–6, 4–6
Loss 4–3 May 2011 Sweden F1, Karlskrona $10,000 Clay Ervin Eleskovic (SWE) 6–7(4–7), 1–6
Loss 4–4 Jul 2011 Canada F4, Saskatoon $15,000 Hard Vasek Pospisil (CAN) 5–7, 2–6
Loss 4–5 Oct 2011 Turkey F27, Antalya $10,000 Hard Michel Konecny (CZE) 3–6, 4–6
Win 5–5 Oct 2011 Turkey F28, Adana $10,000 Hard Daniel Berta (SWE) 6–3, 6–1
Win 6–5 Feb 2012 Australia F1, Toowoomba $15,000 Hard Zhang Ze (CHN) 6–2, 1–6, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 6–6 Oct 2012 Sweden F7, Jönköping $10,000 Hard (i) Andreas Vinciguerra (SWE) 4–6, 6–7(3–7)

Doubles: 31 (15 titles, 16 runners-up)

Legend
ITF $15,000 tournaments (4–6)
ITF $10,000 tournaments (11–10)
Titles by surface
Hard (10–8)
Clay (4–8)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2005 USA F25, Laguna Niguel $10,000 Hard Philip Gubenco (CAN) Lester Cook (USA)
Robert Steckley (CAN)
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 6–1
Win 2–0 Mar 2006 Canada F2, Rock Forest $10,000 Hard (i) Philip Gubenco (CAN) Izak van der Merwe (RSA)
Jeremy Wurtzman (USA)
7–5, 6–4
Win 3–0 Mar 2006 Canada F3, Montréal $10,000 Hard (i) Philip Gubenco (CAN) Pierre-Ludovic Duclos (CAN)
Izak van der Merwe (RSA)
7–6(7–3), 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
Win 4–0 Mar 2007 Canada F3, Rock Forest (2) $10,000 Hard (i) Vasek Pospisil (CAN) Christoph Palmanshofer (AUT)
Jason Zimmermann (USA)
7–5, 6–3
Loss 4–1 May 2007 Czech Republic F3, Jablonec nad Nisou $10,000 Clay Bruno Rodriguez (MEX) Jan Masik (CZE)
Jaroslav Pospíšil (CZE)
5–7, 5–7
Loss 4–2 Jun 2007 Germany F5, Ingolstadt $15,000 Clay Filip Zeman (CZE) Jaroslav Pospíšil (CZE)
Martin Slanar (AUT)
5–7, 4–6
Loss 4–3 Jun 2007 Germany F6, Marburg $10,000 Clay Philipp Piyamongkol (GER) Kornél Bardóczky (HUN)
Dénes Lukács (HUN)
5–7, 7–5, 4–6
Loss 4–4 Dec 2007 Dominican Republic F2, Santo Domingo $10,000 Hard Filip Zeman (CZE) Petru-Alexandru Luncanu (ROU)
Daniel Lustig (CZE)
5–7, 4–6
Win 5–4 Jan 2008 Portugal F1, Albufeira $10,000 Hard Denys Molchanov (UKR) Bas van der Valk (NED)
Boy Westerhof (NED)
6–4, 5–7, [14–12]
Loss 5–5 May 2008 Czech Republic F1, Teplice $10,000 Clay Vasek Pospisil (CAN) Roman Jebavý (CZE)
Filip Zeman (CZE)
4–6, 7–6(8–6), [8–10]
Win 6–5 May 2008 Czech Republic F3, Jablonec nad Nisou $10,000 Clay Jaroslav Pospíšil (CZE) James Ludlow (USA)
Colin O'Brien (IRL)
6–4, 6–3
Win 7–5 Jun 2008 Germany F6, Ingolstadt $15,000 Clay Alexander Sadecky (SUI) Damian Hume (RSA)
Jean Zietsman (GER)
7–5, 6–4
Loss 7–6 Feb 2009 Croatia F2, Zagreb $15,000 Hard (i) Milos Raonic (CAN) Victor Ioniță (ROU)
Denis Matsukevich (RUS)
4–6, 5–7
Loss 7–7 Mar 2009 Canada F1, Gatineau $10,000 Hard (i) Kaden Hensel (AUS) Frédéric de Fays (BEL)
Germain Gigounon (BEL)
7–5, 1–6, [4–10]
Loss 7–8 Mar 2009 Canada F3, Sherbrooke $10,000 Hard (i) Michal Pazicky (SVK) Daniel Chu (CAN)
Adil Shamasdin (CAN)
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [7–10]
Loss 7–9 Jun 2009 Germany F7, Trier $10,000 Clay Patrick Taubert (GER) Dustin Brown (JAM)
Kevin Deden (GER)
6–4, 3–6, [6–10]
Win 8–9 Jul 2009 Germany F9, Römerberg $10,000 Clay Roman Jebavý (CZE) Kevin Deden (GER)
Martin Emmrich (GER)
6–4, 3–6, [10–4]
Loss 8–10 Oct 2010 Australia F8, Port Pirie $15,000 Hard Mikal Statham (NZL) Jared Easton (AUS)
Joel Lindner (AUS)
4–6, 2–6
Win 9–10 Feb 2011 Australia F1, Mildura $15,000 Grass Sadik Kadir (AUS) Matthew Barton (AUS)
Colin Ebelthite (AUS)
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Loss 9–11 Apr 2011 Australia F4, Bundaberg $15,000 Clay Jose Rubin Statham (NZL) Matt Reid (AUS)
Michael Venus (NZL)
6–2, 2–6, [4–10]
Loss 9–12 Jun 2011 Poland F4, Bytom $15,000 Clay Roman Jebavý (CZE) Andriej Kapaś (POL)
Błażej Koniusz (POL)
5–7, 4–6
Win 10–12 Jul 2011 Canada F4, Saskatoon $15,000 Hard Chris Letcher (AUS) Peter Aarts (USA)
Kamil Pajkowski (CAN)
6–4, 6–2
Loss 10–13 Oct 2011 Turkey F26, Antalya $10,000 Hard Michal Konecny (CZE) David Rice (GBR)
Sean Thornley (GBR)
6–7(9–11), 3–6
Loss 10–14 May 2012 Czech Republic F2, Most $10,000 Clay Marek Michalicka (CZE) Jaroslav Pospíšil (CZE)
Jiří Veselý (CZE)
1–6, 4–6
Win 11–14 Jul 2012 Canada F3, Kelowna $15,000 Hard Greg Ouellette (USA) Philip Bester (CAN)
Kamil Pajkowski (CAN)
6–7(8–10), 6–4, [10–8]
Loss 11–15 Jul 2012 Canada F4, Saskatoon $15,000 Hard Greg Ouellette (USA) Nicolas Meister (USA)
Pedro Zerbini (BRA)
6–3, 4–6, [10–12]
Win 12–15 Apr 2013 Greece F2, Heraklion $10,000 Hard Mathieu Rodrigues (FRA) José Checa-Calvo (ESP)
Adrian Sikora (SVK)
6–1, 6–3
Win 13–15 Apr 2013 Greece F3, Heraklion $10,000 Hard Salvatore Caruso (ITA) Julien Cagnina (BEL)
Germain Gigounon (BEL)
6–4, 6–2
Win 14–15 May 2013 Sweden F1, Karlskrona $10,000 Clay Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) Christian Lindell (SWE)
Stefan Milenkovic (SWE)
6–1, 6–1
Loss 14–16 Sep 2013 Sweden F5, Danderyd $10,000 Hard (i) Lucas Renard (SWE) Isak Arvidsson (SWE)
Micke Kontinen (FIN)
5–7, 2–6
Win 15–16 Oct 2013 Sweden F7, Jönköping $10,000 Hard (i) Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) Jesper Brunström (SWE)
Milos Sekulic (SWE)
7–5, 6–1

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 2012 2013 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0–0
French Open Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon Q3 A 0 / 0 0–0
US Open Q1 A 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0 / 0 0–0

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