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Wu Di (Chinese: 吴迪; pinyin: Wú Dí; Mandarin pronunciation: [ǔ tǐ]; born 14 September 1991) is a professional Chinese tennis player.

Wu Di
吴迪
Wu WMQ16 (8) (28177275136).jpg
Country (sports) China[1]
ResidenceShanghai,[1] China
Born (1991-09-14) 14 September 1991 (age 27)
Wuhan, Hubei, China[1]
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)[2]
CoachDavide Sanguinetti
Prize moneyUS$ 615,527[1]
Singles
Career record19–26 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)[3]
Career titles0
1 Challengers, 12 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 140 (25 April 2016)
Current rankingNo. 249 (16 April 2018)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2013, 2014, 2016)
French OpenQ2 (2013)
WimbledonQ1 (2016, 2017)
US OpenQ3 (2014)
Doubles
Career record1–7 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
3 Challengers, 3 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 186 (2 April 2018)
Current rankingNo. 186 (16 April 2018)
Team competitions
Davis Cup18–11 (62.1%)
Last updated on: 16 April 2018.

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Professional careerEdit

Wu participated in the 2012 Hopman Cup together with the country's best female player Li Na. Wu had the chance to try out in a much bigger stage but he could not manage to win a match.

In the Asia-Pacific Australian Open Wildcard Play-off men's final, Wu defeated Thai Danai Udomchoke 7–6(1) 6–4 to obtain his wildcard to compete in the 2013 Australian Open main draw. On his way to the final,Wu beat top seed Yuichi Sugita of Japan and No.4 seed and compatriot Ze Zhang. In the main draw, Wu lost to Ivan Dodig in four sets.[4]

In late 2013, he once again qualified for the 2014 Australian Open by winning the Asia-Pacific Australian Open Wildcard Plays-off men's final, on the route to the main draw, Wu defeated countryman Zhe Li 6–3, 6–3, Yuki Bhambri of India 7–6(6), 6–4 and compatriot Ze Zhang 6–0, 6–3. However, He lost to Kenny de Schepper 5–7, 5–7, 6–7(2) in the first round of the main draw.

Wu Di earned his biggest win in his career by upsetting Denis Istomin in four sets in the Asia Pacific Davis Cup singles rubber.

Singles titlesEdit

Wu Di has won 12 ITF Futures events and one Challenger title.

Challenger finalsEdit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (1–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 July 2012 Beijing International Challenger Hard   Grega Žemlja 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 5 September 2015 Shanghai Challenger Hard   Yuki Bhambri 6–3, 0–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 1. 31 January 2016 Tennis Championships of Maui Hard   Kyle Edmund 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 27 March 2016 Gemdale ATP Challenger Hard   Dudi Sela 4–6, 3–6

Futures titles (12)Edit

Legend (Singles)
Futures
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 11 April 2010 Chongqing, F3 Hard   Marin Bradarić 7–5, RET
2. 13 June 2010 Jiaxing, F6 Hard   Gong Maoxin 7–5, 5–7, 6–4
3. 16 January 2011 Mengzi City, F1 Hard   Joshua Milton 2–6, 7–5, 6–3
4. 22 April 2012 Chengdu, F6 Hard   Zhang Ze 6–1, 7–6(8–6)
5. 27 May 2012 Fuzhou, F8 Hard   Chen Ti 6–1, 6–2
6. 3 June 2012 Gimcheon, F3 Hard   Michael McClune 6–1, 6–1
7. 8 April 2013 Chengdu, F1 Hard   Boy Westerhof 7–5, 2–6, 6–4
8. 15 April 2013 Chengdu, F2 Hard   Nick Kyrgios 6–3, 6–3
9. 10 March 2014 Nishitama, F1 Hard   Takuto Niki 6–2, 6–4
10. 7 April 2014 Chengdu, F4 Hard   Borna Ćorić 6–4, 6–2
11. 18 May 2015 Wuhan, F5 Hard   Li Zhe 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
12. 22 June 2015 Zhangjiagang, F8 Hard   Li Zhe 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–3

Doubles titlesEdit

Challenger finalsEdit

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (3–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 August 2010 Astana Cup Hard   Zhang Ze   Michail Elgin
  Nikolaus Moser
0–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 27 April 2015 Anning Challenger Hard   Bai Yan   Karunuday Singh
  Andrew Whittington
6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 5 September 2015 Shanghai Challenger Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Thomas Fabbiano
  Luca Vanni
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 7 March 2016 Zhuhai Challenger Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Gong Maoxin
  Yi Chu-huan
6–2, 1–6, [5–10]
Winner 3. 12 September 2016 Nanchang Challenger Hard   Zhang Zhizhen   Nicolás Barrientos
  Ruben Gonzales
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Runner-up 3. 2 January 2017 Bangkok Challenger Hard   Yūichi Sugita   Grégoire Barrère
  Jonathan Eysseric
3–6, 2–6

Futures titlesEdit

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score
1. 11 May 2009 Wuhan, F4 Hard   Bai Yan   Feng Xue
  Zeng Shaoxuan
6–2, 6–1
2. 5 April 2010 Chongqing, F3 Hard   Zhang Ze   Gong Maoxin
  Li Zhe
6–3, 1–6, [10–8]
3. 17 March 2014 Yuxi, F3 Hard   Li Zhe   Lim Yong-kyu
  Nam Ji-sung
6–4, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "ATP.com – Di Wu Profile".
  2. ^ "ITF Profile".
  3. ^ "ATP.com – Di Wu Singles Playing Activity in all tournaments".
  4. ^ "http://2012.australianopen.com/en_AU/news/articles/2012-10-23/201210221350915309730.html?promo=rss "

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