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Michael Yani (born December 31, 1980 in Singapore) is a former American tennis player. He turned professional in 2003.

Michael Yani
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Michael Yani practicing at Queen's Club, 2013
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceHonolulu, Hawaii, United States (previously Durham, North Carolina, United States)
Born (1980-12-31) December 31, 1980 (age 38)
Singapore
Height1.85 m (6.1 ft)
Turned pro2003
Retired2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$403,300
Singles
Career record4–13 (at ATP Tour level, Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 143 (March 1, 2010)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2013)
French Open1R (2010)
Wimbledon1R (2009)
US Open1R (2009, 2011)
Doubles
Career record1–2 (at ATP Tour level and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 158 (May 25, 2009)
Last updated on: December 31, 2014.

Yani is 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) and 75 kg (165 lb). He resides in Honolulu, Hawaii. After attending on a tennis scholarship, he graduated from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where he won All-America honors in 2002 and 2003,[1] and was a 4-year letterman.[2] He went to high school at Saint Andrews in Boca Raton, Florida. His high singles ranking to date is World No. 143, which he reached March 1, 2010.

Yani qualified for the 2009 Wimbledon Championships and 2009 U.S. Open, but lost both times in the first round in straight sets. At the 2010 French Open, he lost a tight match in the first round against Lukáš Lacko, with the score at 6–4, 6–7(5), 6–7(4), 7–6(5), 12–10.

As of 9/21/2018 his title is Senior Real Estate Asset Manager at the Bank of Hawaii in Honolulu.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://straightsets.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/23/at-28-a-dream-is-fulfilled/ [1] retrieved on 2/21/2019.
  2. ^ http://www.tennis-x.com/playerbio/Michael-Yani.php [2] retrieved on 2/21/2019.
  3. ^ https://www.zoominfo.com/p/Michael-Yani/-2103179724 [3] retrieved on 2/20/2019.
  4. ^ He also has a LinkedIn account but you have to log in to see it

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