This tough Czech was always tough to beat and caused trouble for the likes of Federer and Nalbandian in finals and was also an accomplished doubles player winning 18 titles.
What is he doing now?: Relaxing in Monte Carlo
Career titles: 7
Win/Loss Record: 337/260
Career High Ranking: 5 (2002)
Finest moment: Finished in Top 50 for sixth time in seven years in 2005.
Famous For: Knocking out Roger Federer in the first round of Wimbledon in 1999 and beating him in 2003 final in Gstaad
Watch: Jiri taking on Hewitt at US Open 2002