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Vasek Pospisil

Born: June 4, 1993 (age 28)

Height: 6' 4" (193cm)

Hometown: Vernon, Canada
Nationality: Canada Canadian
Current Rank (Jun 18): No. 90 (626 points)
Vasek Pospisil in action against Ivan Dodig during their Swiss Indoors quarter-final tennis match on October 25, 2013
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Sports Mole has 89 articles about Vasek Pospisil. Articles 1 to 40:
Rafael Nadal in action at the Australian Open in February 2021
Rafael Nadal cruises into Australian Open second round
The second seed did not play in any of Spain's ATP Cup matches last week.
Feb 9, 08:54
Dan Evans in action at the Australian Open on January 20, 2020
Dan Evans against proposed breakaway tennis union
The leading governing bodies of tennis have jointly spoken out against the PTPA.
Aug 29, 19:33
Canada's Denis Shapovalov and Vasek Pospisil celebrate after winning their doubles match against Australia's John Peers and Jordan Thompson on November 22, 2019
Result: Canada beat Australia to reach Davis Cup semi-finals
The Canadians will face either Serbia or Russia in the last four in Madrid.
Nov 22, 07:01
Kyle Edmund celebrates winning his Australian Open quarter-final on January 23, 2018
Result: British number one Kyle Edmund storms into French Open round two
British number one Kyle Edmund reaches round two of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Australia's Alex de Minaur.
May 29, 16:00
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Andy Murray loses to Roger Federer in his first match in over a month
Andy Murray loses to Roger Federer in his first match since stepping up his recovery from an elbow injury.
Apr 11, 11:24
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Jamie Murray: 'Andy Murray unlikely to play in Davis Cup tie'
Jamie Murray says that brother Andy Murray is unlikely to represent Great Britain in their Davis Cup tie with France as he continues to recover from an elbow injury.
Mar 27, 11:07
A teary Andy Murray celebrates winning the Olympic singles title in Rio on August 14, 2016
Andy Murray pulls out of Miami Open with elbow injury
World number one Andy Murray announces that he has pulled out of this year's Miami Open because of an injury to his right elbow.
Mar 19, 10:29
Andy Murray in action at the US Open on August 30, 2016
Result: Andy Murray and Dan Evans knocked out of doubles at Indian Wells
Andy Murray and Dan Evans are knocked out of the doubles at Indian Wells, but his brother progresses into the quarter-finals.
Mar 14, 09:38
A jubilant Andy Murray collects his gold medal on August 14, 2016
Andy Murray: 'Poor serving cost me at Indian Wells
Great Britain's Andy Murray attributes his exit from Indian Wells to a poor service game.
Mar 12, 17:45
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Result: Andy Murray shocked by Vasek Pospisil at Indian Wells
World number 129 Vasek Pospisil beats top seed Andy Murray 6-4 7-5(5) in the second round of Indian Wells.
Mar 12, 09:17
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Result: Great Britain through to Davis Cup quarters after Canada disqualification
Great Britain progress into the Davis Cup quarter-finals after Canada's Denis Shapovalov is disqualified for hitting the ball into the face of the chair umpire.
Feb 5, 23:04
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Great Britain, Canada level after opening rubbers in Davis Cup
Great Britain and Canada are locked at one point apiece after the opening day of their Davis Cup World Group tie in Ottawa.
Feb 4, 09:16
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Great Britain's Dan Evans to play Canadian teen in Davis Cup opener
Great Britain's Dan Evans will open their Davis Cup campaign against Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov.
Feb 2, 20:14
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Can Great Britain beat Canada in the Davis Cup?
Can Great Britain progress through to the last eight of the Davis Cup when they take on Canada in Ottawa?
Jan 2, 09:22
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Dan Evans: 'Paris Masters withdrawal down to missing baggage'
British number three Dan Evans says that he was forced to withdraw from the Paris Masters because his racquet bag never made it to the French capital.
Oct 29, 09:58
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Result: Novak Djokovic through to quarter-finals of Shanghai Masters
Novak Djokovic reaches the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters with a straight-sets win over Vasek Pospisil.
Oct 13, 11:15
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Milos Raonic pulls out of Olympics due to Zika concern
Wimbledon runner-up and world number seven Milos Raonic pulls out of the Olympics due to concerns over the Zika virus.
Jul 15, 19:38
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Result: Tomas Berdych puts in solid performance in first-round win over Vasek Pospisil
Tomas Berdych breezes past Vasek Pospisil in straight sets to reach the second round of the French Open.
May 24, 12:31
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Result: Aljaz Bedene advances in Chennai
Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene wins his first-round clash against Vasek Pospisil at the Chennai Open.
Jan 6, 10:39
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Result: Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene exits Valencia Open
Vasek Pospisil overcomes Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene in straight sets at the Valencia Open.
Oct 28, 16:33
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Result: Aljaz Bedene fights back to upset Jeremy Chardy in Valencia
British number two Aljaz Bedene upsets eighth seed Jeremy Chardy 3-6 6-2 6-1 in the first round of the Valencia Open.
Oct 27, 14:33
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Result: Richard Gasquet advances at Shanghai Open
Richard Gasquet gets the better of Vasek Pospisil in three sets to advance at the Shanghai Masters.
Oct 14, 14:55
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Result: Rafael Nadal fights past Vasek Pospisil at China Open
Rafael Nadal books his place in the China Open quarter-finals with a 7-6[3] 6-4 win over Vasek Pospisil in Beijing.
Oct 7, 17:05
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Result: Grigor Dimitrov edges past Vasek Pospisil in Cincinnati
Grigor Dimitrov edges past Vasek Pospisil by winning two tie-breaks to move into the third round of the Cincinnati Open.
Aug 18, 20:56
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Result: John Isner overcomes Vasek Pospisil challenge
John Isner secures his place in the third round of the Rogers Cup by beating Vasek Pospisil 7-6(1) 4-6 6-3 in Montreal.
Aug 13, 02:23
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Andy Murray: 'I wouldn't want to get on wrong side of Anthony Joshua'
Andy Murray says that he never wants to "get on the wrong side" of boxer Anthony Joshua after meeting the Brit at Wimbledon earlier this week.
Jul 9, 11:47
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Andy Murray hails Roger Federer's longevity
Andy Murray hails Roger Federer's longevity ahead of their Wimbledon semi-final clash on Friday.
Jul 8, 20:54
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Roger Federer sets new service hold record in Wimbledon quarter-final win
Roger Federer breaks Wayne Arthurs's 16-year record for consecutive holds of serve during his Wimbledon quarter-final win over Gilles Simon.
Jul 8, 18:18
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Andy Murray: Beating Roger Federer will be "tough"
Andy Murray admits that he is going to have his work cut out to get beyond Roger Federer in the semi-finals at Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 16:55
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Result: Andy Murray sets up Roger Federer Wimbledon semi-final
British number one Andy Murray, who was the champion in 2013, overcomes Vasek Pospisil in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 16:38
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Result: Roger Federer eases into Wimbledon semi-finals
Roger Federer records a resounding 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over Gilles Simon to reach the Wimbledon semi-finals.
Jul 8, 16:07
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Live Commentary: Andy Murray vs. Vasek Pospisil - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the Wimbledon quarter-final between Andy Murray and Vasek Pospisil.
Jul 8, 12:30
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Live Commentary: Roger Federer vs. Gilles Simon - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as number two seed Roger Federer defeats the 12th-seeded Gilles Simon in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 12:30
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Vasek Pospisil 'not fazed' by Andy Murray prospect
Canadian tennis player Vasek Pospisil states that he will not be fazed by the prospect of taking on British number one Andy Murray in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 12:05
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Andy Murray 'not banking' on Vasek Pospisil tiredness
British number one Andy Murray insists that he will not be relying on the tiredness of Vasek Pospisil when the two players meet in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon.
Jul 8, 11:52
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Andy Murray: 'Gaining experience helps to keep calm out on the court'
British number one Andy Murray suggests that gaining experience has helped him to control his frustrations out on the court.
Jul 7, 13:25
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Andy Murray reveals he doesn't watch brother's games due to fear he'll lose
Andy Murray reveals that he rarely watches his brother Jamie's tennis matches on TV because of fear that he'll lose.
Jul 7, 11:56
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Tim Henman expects Andy Murray to reach semi-finals of Wimbledon
Tim Henman believes that Andy Murray should have no problem in securing a place in the semi-finals of Wimbledon when he faces Vasek Pospisil in the last eight.
Jul 6, 20:14
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Andy Murray expecting tough test against Vasek Pospisil
Number three seed Andy Murray admits that he will be in for a tough battle in his quarter-final clash against Vasek Pospisil at Wimbledon.
Jul 6, 18:24
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Andy Murray: Ivo Karlovic battle was "mentally tiring"
Andy Murray reveals that he was forced to dig deep to secure his place in the quarter-finals of Wimbledon in his victory in four sets over Ivo Karlovic.
Jul 6, 18:06

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ChinaChina21121245
JapanJapan175830
United StatesUnited States16171346
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AustraliaAustralia1031427
Great BritainGreat Britain891128
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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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