of the Czech Republic will be aiming to make a fine run at the end of the season and beat some of the world’s best players.
Last year the Czech player beat Andy Murray in the 2nd round of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Paris in 3 tight sets 1-6 6-3 6-4.
Stepanek started this season in fine form having reached the final of the ATP event in Brisbane Australia where he lost to the former world number 1 Andy Roddick of the USA 7-6 7-6.
In 2008 Stepanek achieved the best win of his career when he beat the legendary Roger Federer 7-6 7-6 in the quarter finals of the ATP Masters 1000 event in Rome.
Federer recently lost to the world number 2 Novak DJokovic in the semi finals of the US Open in Flushing Meadows New York in 5 sets, Federer is a 5 time former champion at the Open.