Friday, January 21, 2011

Australian Open Day 6: Hernych

Curtain Call

Player: Jan Hernych
Age: 31
Nation: Czech Republic
Current Ranking: 241
Notable Conquest: Thomasz Bellucci (30th seed, Brazil)
Today's Result: loss to Robin Soderling (4th, Sweden) in straight sets

Photo via Wikipedia

Forget today's match. At 31, Hernych came through qualifying, beat a seed and achieved his career-best finish at a Slam tournament. Were I to meet you in Melbourne this evening, I would buy you a beer, sir.

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