Vladimir Platenik
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Vladimir Platenik
Vladimír Pláteník
Country (sports) Slovakia
ResidenceBratislava, Slovakia
Born (1976-02-18) February 18, 1976 (age 46)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
(now Slovakia)
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Turned pro1994
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed (one-handed backhand)
CollegeUniversity of Comenius, Bratislava
Prize money$16,656
Singles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 1 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 392 (5 August 1996)
Doubles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 4 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 273 (13 September 1999)
Last updated on: 1 February 2022.

Vladimír Pláteník (born February 18, 1976) is a tennis coach and former professional tennis player from Slovakia. Pláteník is currently a head coach at the international EMPIRE Tennis Academy in Trnava, Slovakia where he worked with Daria Kasatkina from Russia.[1]

He is the former coach of Dominika Cibulková, the 2014 Australian Open finalist. Pláteník was coaching her from 2007 to 2009 when she reached the semi-finals of the French Open in 2009. In the quarterfinals, she defeated Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-2.[2] On July 6, 2009 she has reached No. 12 in the WTA rankings.[3]

He was the coach of Anna Blinkova. He now coaches Veronika Kudermetova.

A native of Bratislava, he is the vice president of the Professional Tennis Coaches Association for Slavic countries and a PTCA-certified coach.[4]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1994 Wimbledon Grass United Kingdom Jamie Delgado Australia Ben Ellwood
Australia Mark Philippoussis
5-7, 6-7

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 1 (1-0)

Legend
ATP Challenger (0-0)
ITF Futures (1-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Jul 1998 Croatia F2, Mali Losinj Futures Clay Czech Republic Vaclav Roubicek 6-1, 6-0

Doubles: 9 (4-5)

Legend
ATP Challenger (0-0)
ITF Futures (4-5)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (4-4)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 May 1998 Yugoslavia F3, Belgrade Futures Clay Australia Joseph Sirianni Czech Republic Daniel Fiala
Australia Dejan Petrovic
3-6, 7-5, 3-6
Win 1-1 Jul 1998 Croatia F2, Mali Losinj Futures Clay Croatia Luka Kutanjac Croatia Goran Oresic
Croatia Ivan Vajda
walkover
Loss 1-2 Jul 1998 Slovenia F1, Kranj Futures Clay Slovakia Boris Borgula Czech Republic Leos Friedl
Czech Republic Petr Kovacka
3-6, 3-6
Loss 1-3 Oct 1998 Uzbekistan F4, Fergana Futures Hard New Zealand Mark Nielsen Uzbekistan Oleg Ogorodov
Uzbekistan Dmitriy Tomashevich
walkover
Win 2-3 Jun 1999 Hungary F1, Budapest Futures Clay Slovakia Martin Hromec Hungary Gergely Kisgyorgy
Hungary Peter Madarassy
7-5, 6-4
Win 3-3 Jul 1999 Greece F5, Thessaloniki Futures Clay Slovakia Martin Hromec Australia Michael Logarzo
Australia Joseph Sirianni
7-5, 4-6, 6-2
Loss 3-4 Jul 1999 Slovenia F1, Kranj Futures Clay Slovakia Tomas Catar Czech Republic Leos Friedl
Czech Republic Petr Kovacka
7-5, 2-6, 4-6
Loss 3-5 Sep 1999 Turkey F5, Antalya Futures Clay Slovakia Martin Hromec Israel Amir Hadad
Israel Andy Ram
4-6, 4-6
Win 4-5 Jul 2000 Hungary F5, Budapest Futures Clay Israel Amir Hadad New Zealand Lee Radovanovich
Brazil Rodrigo Ribeiro
6-2, 6-7(2-7), 6-4

References

  1. ^ mcburk, Super. "Tennis club TC EMPIRE Trnava - EMPIRE Tennis Academy". www.tcempire.sk.
  2. ^ "FOXNews.com - Sharapova loses at French, barely avoids shutout - Tennis". www.foxnews.com.
  3. ^ Azet.sk. "Cibulkovej najväí úspech: Je 12. najlep?ia tenistka sveta!".
  4. ^ "www.ptcatennis.net". www.ptcatennis.net.

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