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Wang Xiyu (Chinese: 王曦雨; pinyin: Wáng Xīyǔ; Mandarin pronunciation: [wǎŋ ɕí ỳ]; born 28 March 2001) is a Chinese tennis player.

Wang Xiyu
王曦雨
Wang Xiyu (cropped).jpg
Country (sports) China
Born (2001-03-28) 28 March 2001 (age 18)
Taixing
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$158,134
Singles
Career record76–43 (63.9%)
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 122 (5 August 2019)
Current rankingNo. 122 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2019)
French OpenQ2 (2019)
WimbledonQ2 (2019)
US Open JuniorQ3 (2019)
Doubles
Career record40–22 (64.5%)
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 240 (27 May 2019)
Current rankingNo. 351 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open JuniorSF (2018)
French Open JuniorSF (2017)
Wimbledon JuniorW (2018)
US Open JuniorF (2017)
Last updated on: 5 August 2019.

In July 2019, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 124. On 27 May 2019, she peaked at No. 240 in the doubles rankings.

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CareerEdit

Wang made her WTA main-draw debut at the 2017 Tianjin Open, after receiving a wild card into the singles competition. She defeated Danka Kovinić in the first round before losing to compatriot Peng Shuai.

Wang qualified for the 2018 Burnie International, a 60k event in Australia, defeating Yuuki Tanaka, Kaylah McPhee, Kimberly Birrell to qualify for the main draw. There, she defeated Barbora Krejčíková, Jessika Ponchet before losing to eventual winner Marta Kostyuk. Her win over Krejčíková marks her second top-200 win. At the 2018 Launceston Tennis International, she lost in the first round of qualifying.

Wang received a wild card to play the qualification rounds of 2018 Miami Open but lost to Polona Hercog in straight sets. She received another wild card to play in 2018 Zhengzhou Women's Tennis Open, a 125k event in China where she won against Naomi Broady but lost to Yanina Wickmayer. In a 25k tournament in Madrid, she outlasted Nina Stojanović, Aliona Bolsova Zadoinov but lost to Martina Di Giuseppe.

In another 25k event in Thailand, she moved past Haruna Arakawa, Karman Thandi, Lee Ya-hsuan, Pranjala Yadlapalli, and Barbora Štefková to win the title. In the 2018 Wuhan Open, she defeated Viktória Kužmová and Vania King to make it into the main draw where she defeated Bernarda Pera but lost to Daria Kasatkina after she had several match points.

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 5 (3 titles, 2 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Aug 2018 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard   Barbora Štefková 6–3, 7–5
Loss 1–1 Aug 2018 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard   Wang Xinyu 1–6, 6–4, 1–6
Win 2–1 Aug 2018 ITF Tsukuba, Japan 25,000 Hard   Zhang Kailin 3–6, 7–5, 7–5
Loss 2–2 Apr 2019 ITF Osaka, Japan 25,000 Hard   Han Na-lae 5–7, 6–3, 3–6
Win 3–2 May 2019 ITF La Bisbal d'Empordà, Spain 60,000 Clay   Dalma Gálfi 4–6, 6–3, 6–2

Doubles: 6 (3 titles, 3 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (2–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2017 ITF Hua Hin, Thailand 15,000 Hard   Natalija Kostić   Ni Ma Zhuoma
  You Mi Zhuoma
4–6, 3–6
Loss 0–2 Dec 2017 ITF Castellón, Spain 15,000 Clay   Ren Jiaqi   Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
  Luisa Stefani
3–6, 1–6
Win 1–2 Jun 2018 ITF Barcelona, Spain 25,000 Clay   Jessica Ho   Carolina Meligeni Alves
  Jade Suvrijn
6–3, 6–1
Win 2–2 Jun 2018 ITF Madrid, Spain 25,000 Clay (i)   Montserrat González   Anastasia Pribylova
  Raluca Șerban
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Win 3–2 Aug 2018 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard   Wang Xinyu   Destanee Aiava
  Naiktha Bains
7–5, 5–7, [10–4]
Loss 3–3 Apr 2019 ITF Osaka, Japan 25,000 Hard   Hsu Ching-wen   Choi Ji-hee
  Han Na-lae
4–6, 7–5, [8–10]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Girls' singles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 2018 US Open Hard   Clara Burel 7–6(7–4), 6–2

Girls' doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 2017 US Open Hard   Lea Bošković   Olga Danilović
  Marta Kostyuk
1–6, 5–7
Winner 2018 Wimbledon Championships Grass   Wang Xinyu   Caty McNally
  Whitney Osuigwe
6–2, 6–1

Grand Slam singles performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.
Tournament 2019 SR W–L
Australian Open Q2 0 / 0 0–0
French Open Q2 0 / 0 0–0
Wimbledon Q2 0 / 0 0–0
US Open Q3 0 / 0 0–0
Win–Loss 0–0 0 / 0 0–0

Record against top 10 playersEdit

Wang's record against players who have been ranked in the top 10 (as of August 8, 2019):

Player Record Win% Hard Clay Grass Last Match
No. 2 ranked players
  Svetlana Kuznetsova 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 Lost (2–6, 4–6) at 2019 Toronto
No. 4 ranked players
  Kiki Bertens 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 Lost (4–6, 1–6) at 2019 Miami
No. 10 ranked players
  Daria Kasatkina 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 Lost (1–6, 6–3, 6–7(8–10)) at 2018 Wuhan
Total 0–3 0% 0–3
(0%)
0–0
( – )
0–0
( – )

External linksEdit