Jiri Lehecka age, height, family, coach, tennis career, ATP ranking, Instagram

Jiri Lehecka age, height, family, coach, tennis career, ATP ranking, Instagram

Here is all about Jiri Lehecka, the tennis player’s age, height, career, records, news, family and more 

On Sunday, Jiri Lehecka shocked Felix Auger-Aliassime to go into the Australian Open quarterfinals in just his fifth Grand Slam appearance as another seed falls down.

The sixth-seeded Canadian on Margaret Court Arena was no match for the 21-year-old Czech, who was eliminated in the first round of the four majors the previous year. The Czech won 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/2), and 7-6 (7/3).

Jiri Lehecka, age, height, family, coach, tennis career, ATP ranking and Instagram

After defeating ATP Masters 1000 champions Borna Coric and Cameron Norrie earlier in the tournament, it was his first defeat ever against a top-10 opponent.

Who is Jiri Lehecka?

Ji Leheka is a Czech tennis player who was born on November 8, 2001, and is currently 21 years old with his height at 1.85m.


On August 8, 2022, Leheka attained his highest ATP singles ranking of No. 59 in the world. Additionally, he reached a career-high ATP doubles rating of World No. 214 on March 7, 2022.

Leheka’s ITF junior combined career-high ranking of No. 10 was attained on March 11 of this year. He is now the top singles tennis player in the Czech Republic.

Jiri Lehecka family, son of parents who are athletes themselves

Jiri Leheka’s parents are themselves, athletes. His mother excelled in track and field, and his father was a swimmer. He has long been skiing, cycling, and swimming, and he recalls holding a tennis racquet for the first time when he was three.

Jiri naturally wanted to play the game that his grandmother, a national competitor, had taught to his older sister. Tomas Berdych and Radek Tpánek were idols to Leheka when he was younger.


Jiri Lehecka ATP Ranking, career, coach

Jiri Lehecka is coached by Michal Navrátil, a former tennis player from the Czech Republic. He is currently ranked 71 which he attained on January 16th of this year.

Jiri had his first major debut when he made it into the qualification for the Australian Open 2022 overcoming Michael Mmoh, Max Purcell and Grigor Dimitrov.

What’s next for Jiri Lehecka?

Jiri Lehecka will now face World No. 4 Stefanos Tsitsipas who came over sensational player Jannik Sinner with a score of 6-4 6-4 3-6 4-6 6-3. The two will meet tomorrow in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open 2022 at around 2:45 am IST.