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2009 in review + Year End ATP ranking

Posted on December 19, 2009 at 5:41 AM

2009 Review

The No. 2 Czech Republic native (behind No. 12 Stepanek) finished in Top 20 for fourth straight year and helped lead his country to its first Davis Cup final (l. to Spain 5-0) since 1980 -- Went 3-2 in singles matches  -- In May captured his fifth career ATP World Tour title in Munich (d. Youzhny) -- Began season with 4th RD at Australian Open where he lost to No. 2 Federer in five sets after holding a two-set lea -- Reached 4th RD at Wimbledon (l. to Roddick) and his best results rest of season were QF efforts in Washington, Cincinnati, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo -- Went 1-9 vs. Top 10 opponents with lone win over No. 8 Simon in 1st RD Davis Cup tie -- Compiled marks of 22-17 on hard, 9-7 on clay and 4-2 on grass.

Tomas finished in Top 20 for fourth straight year

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