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Michalicka rolling on pro circuit


June 9, 2014

Michalicka ITF Bio

MADISON, Wis. -- Former Badger Marek Michalicka (Class of 2011) is building a strong resume on the professional tennis tour. Over the last two weeks, Michalicka has posted singles and doubles championships in back-to-back tournaments in the Czech Republic.

Michalicka has risen to the No. 421 ranking in the world and improved his 2014 singles record to 24-10 after winning singles tournaments in Jablonec Nad Nisou and Most, Czech Republic.

Jablonec Nad Nisou, Czech Republic (Futures)
32     W     vs Walkow, Szymon (POL)     6-4, 6-4
16     W     vs Leite, Wilson (BRA)          6-4, 6-3
QF     W     vs Jebavy, Roman (CZE)       6-4, 6-2
SF     W     vs Lojda, Dusan (CZE)          6-3, 6-2
FR     W     vs Sikora, Adrian (SVK)         6-1, 6-3

Most, Czech Republic (Futures)
32     W     vs Malla, Bastian (CHI)             6-3, 6-2
16     W     vs Kowalczyk, Mateusz (POL)     7-6(5), 6-2
QF     W     vs Chadaj, Adam (POL)            6-2, 3-6, 7-6 (2)
SF     W     vs Kapas, Andriej (POL)            3-6, 6-4, 6-1
FR     W     Vs Wagner, Bastian (GER)         6-4, 6-1

Michalicka was just as sharp in the doubles bracket over the last two week, claiming titles in both Futures tournaments. Partnering with Dominik Suc (Czech Republic), Michalicka is up to the No. 276 doubles ranking, going 25-9 in the ATP*/WTA and ITF Pro Circuit main draw.

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