Bai Yan (tennis)

Bai Yan (Chinese: 柏衍; pinyin: Bǎi Yǎn; Mandarin pronunciation: [pǎi jɛ̀n];[a] born May 21, 1989 in Nanjing, Jiangsu) is a Chinese male tennis player.

Bai Yan
柏衍
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Country (sports) China[1][2]
ResidenceShanghai,[3] China
Born (1989-05-21) May 21, 1989 (age 32)[1][2]
Nanjing,[2] China
Height6'1"(185cm)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$341,468
Singles
Career record5–8 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 200 (21 March 2016)
Current rankingNo. 278 (12 April 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2016)
French OpenQ1 (2016)
WimbledonQ1 (2016)
US OpenQ1 (2016)
Doubles
Career record1–5 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 109 (9 May 2016)
Current rankingNo. 392 (12 Apri; 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2016)
Team competitions
Davis Cup4–3
Last updated on: 17 April 2021.

Tennis careerEdit

JuniorsEdit

As a junior, Bai reach his highest ranking as world No. 10 in the singles world rankings in January 2007.

2010Edit

Yan won back-to-back ITF Men's Circuit titles in September before knocking off World No. 30 Radek Štěpánek at the Shanghai Masters the following month.[1]

2012Edit

After not competing on tour in 2011, Bai opened 2012 by reaching the singles semifinals of China F2 ITF Men's Circuit tournament.[1]

2017Edit

Bai opened the 2017 season by winning the Hong Kong F6 futures.[1]


Yan has reached 24 career singles finals all on the ITF Futures tour, with a record of 19 wins and 5 losses. Additionally, he has reached 20 career doubles finals with a record of 13 wins and 7 losses, which includes a record of 4–0 in ATP Challenger Tour finals.


Yan represents his native country of China competing during the Davis Cup. He holds a singles record of 3–2 and a doubles record of 1–1 for a combined Davis Cup record of 4–3.


ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 24 (19–5)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (0–0)
ITF Futures (19–5)
Finals by surface
Hard (18–5)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2007 China F9, Su Zhou Futures Hard   Antal Van Der Duim 6–1, 3–0 ret.
Loss 1–1 Feb 2008 Thailand F1, Nonthaburi Futures Hard   Tatsuma Ito 6–3, 6–7(9–11), 4–6
Win 2–1 Mar 2008 Thailand F3, Nonthaburi Futures Hard   Sebastian Rieschick 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 4–0 ret.
Win 3–1 Sep 2010 China F7, Hangzhou Futures Hard   Harri Heliövaara 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
Win 4–1 Oct 2010 China F8, Shanghai Futures Hard   Gong Maoxin 6–3, 6–2
Win 5–1 May 2012 China F7, Zhangjiagang Futures Hard   Chang Yu 7–5, 7–6(10–8)
Win 6–1 May 2013 China F4, Fuzhou Futures Hard   Jason Jung 6–3, 4–2 ret.
Loss 6–2 Mar 2014 China F1, Guangzhou Futures Hard   Li Zhe 7–6(7–4), 6–7(3–7), 1–6
Win 7–2 Jun 2014 China F6, Putian Futures Hard   Li Zhe 6–2, 6–1
Win 8–2 Jul 2014 China F8, Shenzhen Futures Hard   Li Zhe 4–6, 6–2, 6–1
Loss 8–3 May 2015 China F6, Wuhan Futures Hard   Li Zhe 4–6, 3–6
Win 9–3 Aug 2015 China F12, Fuzhou Futures Hard   Arata Onozawa 6–2, 6–3
Loss 9–4 Aug 2015 Chinese Taipei F1, Kaohsiung Futures Hard   Yang Tsung-hua 6–4, 4–6, 0–1 ret.
Win 10–4 Aug 2015 Chinese Taipei F2, Kaohsiung Futures Hard   Yang Tsung-hua 6–3, 6–4
Win 11–4 Jan 2017 Hong Kong F6 Futures Hard   Takuto Niki 6–1, 6–4
Win 12–4 Jul 2018 China F9, Shenzhen Futures Hard   Son Ji-hoon 6–7(6–8), 6–4, 6–4
Win 13–4 Jul 2018 China F11, Kunshan Futures Hard   Cui Jie 6–3, 6–3
Win 14–4 Aug 2018 China F13, Anning Futures Clay   Wang Huixin 6–1, 6–0
Win 15–4 May 2019 M25 Wuhan, China World Tennis Tour Hard   Shuichi Sekiguchi 6–2, 6–4
Win 16–4 Jun 2019 M25 Luzhou, China World Tennis Tour Hard   He Yecong 6–3, 6–2
Win 17–4 Jun 2019 M25 Shenzhen, China World Tennis Tour Hard   Laurent Rochette 6–4, 6–1
Loss 17–5 Jun 2019 M25 Yinchuan, China World Tennis Tour Hard   Yuta Shimizu 6–4, 3–3 ret,
Win 18–5 Jul 2019 M25 Qujing, China World Tennis Tour Hard   Sun Fajing 6–3, 6–1
Win 19–5 Jul 2019 M25 Taipei, Taiwan World Tennis Tour Hard   Hsu Yu Hsiou 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 20 (13–7)Edit

Legend
ATP Challenger (4–0)
ITF Futures (9–7)
Finals by surface
Hard (10–5)
Clay (3–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2008 Italy F28, Piombino Futures Hard   Xu Junchao   Niels Desein
  Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
3–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 May 2009 China F4, Wuhan Futures Hard   Wu Di   Xue Feng
  Zeng Shaoxuan
6–2, 6–1
Win 2–1 Jul 2014 China F8, Shenzhen Futures Hard   Zhang Zhizhen   Hua Runhao
  Qiu Zhuoyang
6–4, 4–6, [10-3]
Loss 2–2 Apr 2015 China F1, Anning Futures Clay   Yang Tsung-Hua   Huang Liang-Chi
  Enrique Lopez-Perez
3–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Win 3–2 May 2015 Anning, China Challenger Clay   Wu Di   Karunuday Singh
  Andrew Whittington
6–3, 6–4
Loss 3–3 May 2015 China F5, Wuhan Futures Hard   Arata Onukaza   Yi Chu-Huan
  Huang Liang-Chi
6–4, 1–6, [9–11]
Loss 3–4 May 2015 China F6, Wuhan Futures Hard   Arata Onukaza   Li Zhe
  Gao Xin
5–7, 3–6
Win 4–4 Jun 2015 China F7, Wuhan Futures Hard   Li Yi-Feng   Michael Geerts
  Gao Xin
6–3, 2–6, [17–15]
Win 5–4 Jun 2015 China F8, Zhangjiagang Futures Hard   Riccardo Ghedin   Feng He
  Ning Yuqing
6–2, 6–2
Win 6–4 Jul 2015 China F9, Jinhua Futures Hard   Riccardo Ghedin   Tao Jun Nan
  Zhou Sheng Hao
6–0, 6–4
Loss 6–5 Jul 2015 China F10, Xi'an Futures Hard   Chen Ti   Li Zhe
  N.Sriram Balaji
6–4, 6–7(2-7), [11–13]
Win 7–5 Jul 2015 China F11, Xi'an Futures Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Li Zhe
  N.Sriram Balaji
6–7(4-7), 6–3, [10–7]
Win 8–5 Aug 2015 China F13, Putian Futures Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Bumpei Sato
  Sho Katayama
6–2, 7–6(7-4)
Loss 8–6 Aug 2015 Chinese Taipei F1, Kaohsiung Futures Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Hsieh Cheng-peng
  Yang Tsung-Hua
4–6, 6–7(5-7)
Win 9–6 Sep 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard   Riccardo Ghedin   Chen Ti
  Li Zhe
6–2, 7–5
Win 10–6 May 2016 Anning, China Challenger Clay   Riccardo Ghedin   Denys Molchanov
  Aleksandr Nedovyesov
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win 11–6 May 2016 Rome, Italy Challenger Clay   Li Zhe   Sander Arends
  T-S Weissborn
6–3, 3–6, [11–9]
Win 12–6 Jul 2016 China F10, Longyan Futures Hard   Li Zhe   Sun Fajing
  Wang Aoran
7–6(7-1), 6–4
Win 13–6 Jan 2017 Hong Kong F5 Futures Hard   He Yecong   Karan Rastogi
  Wong Chun Hun
7–5, 6–4
Loss 13–7 Mar 2017 China F3, Anning Futures Clay   Cai Zhao   Thomas Fancutt
  Brandon Walkin
4–6, 4–6

NotesEdit

  1. ^ There is a third tone sandhi here so the actual pronunciation in pinyin is Bái Yǎn.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "ATP.com - Yan Bai Profile".
  2. ^ a b c "ITFTennis.com - Yan Bai Pro Circuit Player Profile".
  3. ^ "Davis Cup.com - Yan Bai Profile".

External linksEdit