Liu Fangzhou

Liu Fangzhou (Chinese: 刘方舟; pinyin: Liú Fāngzhōu; Mandarin pronunciation: [ljǒu fáŋ ʈʂóu]; born 12 December 1995) is a Chinese tennis player.

Liu Fangzhou
刘方舟
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Liu at the 2019 Wimbledon
Country (sports) China
ResidenceTianjin, China
Born (1995-12-12) 12 December 1995 (age 25)
Tianjin, China
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$466,947
Singles
Career record237–162 (59.4%)
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 127 (24 April 2017)
Current rankingNo. 240 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2015)
French OpenQ1 (2015)
WimbledonQ3 (2015)
US OpenQ2 (2018)
Doubles
Career record22–43 (33.8%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 431 (24 April 2017)
Current rankingNo. 613 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup1–3
Last updated on: 9 May 2020.

On 24 April 2017, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 127. On 16 June 2014, she peaked at No. 919 in the doubles rankings.

Liu made her WTA Tour debut at the 2014 Shenzhen Open, having been awarded a wild card into the main draw, but lost to Peng Shuai in the first round. Six months later, Liu advanced to the final of the WTA 125K inaugural Jiangxi International Open, where she again faced Peng, losing in a tough three-set match.

Playing for China at the Fed Cup, Liu has a win/loss record of 1–3.

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (runner–up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Jul 2014 Jiangxi Open, China Hard   Peng Shuai 2–6, 6–3, 3–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 16 (2 titles, 14 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–14)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Mar 2012 Kōfu International, Japan 10,000 Hard   Hiroko Kuwata 4–6, 6–4, 6–7(7)
Loss 0–2 May 2013 ITF Goyang, South Korea 25,000 Hard   Duan Yingying 3–6, 4–6
Loss 0–3 Feb 2014 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 10,000 Hard   Zhang Ling 3–6, 3–6
Loss 0–4 Mar 2014 ITF Shenzhen, China 10,000 Hard   Chan Chin-wei 6–2, 3–6, 3–6
Win 1–4 Nov 2014 Bendigo International, Australia 50,000 Hard   Risa Ozaki 6–4, 6–3
Win 2–4 Mar 2016 ITF Nanjing, China 10,000 Hard   Tian Ran 6–3, 6–2
Loss 2–5 Mar 2016 Industrial Bank Cup, China 50,000 Hard   Wang Qiang 2–6, 2–6
Loss 2–6 Apr 2016 ITF Nanning, China 25,000 Hard   Zhang Kailin 3–6, 4–6
Loss 2–7 Jul 2016 ITF Qujing, China 25,000 Hard   Nigina Abduraimova 5–7, 3–6
Loss 2–8 Aug 2016 ITF Naiman, China 25,000 Hard (i)   Han Xinyun 4–6, 3–6
Loss 2–9 Apr 2017 Industrial Bank Cup, China 60,000 Hard   Zheng Saisai 2–6, 3–6
Loss 2–10 Jun 2017 ITF Wuhan, China 25,000 Hard   Jovana Jakšić 0–6, 6–3, 2–6
Loss 2–11 Nov 2017 Shenzhen Longhua Open, China 100,000 Hard   Carol Zhao 5–7, 2–6
Loss 2–12 Apr 2018 Industrial Bank Cup, China 60,000 Hard   Zheng Saisai 3–6, 1–6
Loss 2–13 May 2018 Jin'an Open, China 60,000 Hard   Zhu Lin 0–6, 2–6
Loss 2–14 Mar 2019 Pingshan Open, China 60,000 Hard   Clara Tauson 6–4, 6–3

Doubles: 1 (runner–up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2016 ITF Brisbane, Australia 25,000 Hard   Julia Glushko   Naiktha Bains
  Abigail Tere-Apisah
7–6(4), 2–6, [3–10]

Fed Cup participationEdit

SinglesEdit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Opponent W/L Score
2014 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
R/R 5 February 2014 Astana, Kazakhstan   Uzbekistan Hard (i)   Sabina Sharipova L 4–6, 2–6
6 February 2014   South Korea   Han Na-lae W 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
P/O 8 February 2014   Kazakhstan   Sesil Karatantcheva L 6–4, 1–6, 1–6

DoublesEdit

Edition Stage Date Location Against Surface Partner Opponents W/L Score
2014 Fed Cup
Asia/Oceania Zone Group I
R/R 5 February 2014 Astana, Kazakhstan   Uzbekistan Hard (i)   Zhang Shuai   Nigina Abduraimova
  Sabina Sharipova
L 1–6, 4–6

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