Xu Yifan

Xu Yifan (Chinese: 徐一幡; pinyin: Xú Yīfán; Mandarin pronunciation: [ɕy̌ í fǎn]; born 8 August 1988) is a tennis player from China. She reached her career-high ranking of No. 148 in singles on 13 July 2015. Since October 2018, she has specialized playing in doubles. On 13 January 2020, she peaked at No. 7 in the WTA doubles rankings.

Xu Yifan
徐一幡
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Xu Yifan at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) China
ResidenceTianjin, China
Born (1988-08-08) 8 August 1988 (age 32)
Tianjin
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,589,517
Singles
Career record217–193 (52.9%)
Career titles0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 148 (13 July 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2016)
French OpenQ1 (2015)
Wimbledon1R (2015)
US OpenQ2 (2012)
Doubles
Career record401–242 (62.4%)
Career titles10 WTA, 1 WTA Challenger
Highest rankingNo. 7 (13 January 2020}
Current rankingNo. 12 (31 May 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2016)
French OpenQF (2016, 2019)
WimbledonF (2019)
US OpenF (2020)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsQF (2017, 2018)
Olympic Games2R (2016)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2017)
French Open2R (2016)
US Open1R (2016)
Medal record
Representing  China
Women's Tennis
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2018 Jakarta Doubles
Last updated on: 5 June 2021.

CareerEdit

Xu made her debut playing on the ITF Circuit in China. She won her first doubles title with Xia Huan in 2006.[1][dead link] She was a finalist in women's doubles at the 2008 China Open in Beijing and a quarterfinalist at the 2014 US Open in women's doubles. She reached the semifinals at the 2016 Australian Open and was a quarterfinalist at the 2016 French Open in women's doubles with Zheng Saisai. She was also a quarterfinalist in doubles at the Australian Open in 2017 with Raquel Atowa.[2]

In 2017, Xu won the Miami Open and the Connecticut Open women's doubles with Gabriela Dabrowski.[3] She partnered Dabrowski again in the US Open, with the pair reaching the quarterfinals.[2] In 2018, the duo won the doubles competition at the Sydney International,[4] and then reached the quarterfinals in the Australian Open.[2]

Performance timelineEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (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.

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 W–L Win %
Australian Open A 1R SF QF QF 1R 1R 2R 11–7 61%
French Open A 2R QF 3R 3R QF A 2R 12–6 69%
Wimbledon Q2 1R 1R 1R SF F NH 9–5 64%
US Open QF 1R 3R QF 2R QF F 17–7 71%
Win–Loss 3–1 1–4 9–4 8–4 10–4 11–4 5–2 2–2 49–25 67%
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held 2R Not Held 1–1 50%
Year-end championships
WTA Finals Did Not Qualify 1R 1R RR NH 1–4 0%
WTA Elite Trophy NH DNQ W A A A NH 3–0 100%
WTA 1000
Qatar / Dubai Open A 1R 2R 1R A QF QF F 8–6 33%
Indian Wells Open A A 2R 1R SF SF NH 7–4 64%
Miami Open A A SF W 1R QF NH 2R 11–4 77%
Madrid Open A A 2R 2R 2R F NH QF 8–5 60%
Italian Open A A 1R 1R QF 2R A 1R 2–5 29&
Canadian Open A A 1R A 1R SF NH 2–3 40%
Cincinnati Open A A 2R A A 2R F 5–3 33%
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open 1R 1R 1R QF QF 2R NH 3–6 38%
China Open 1R 1R 1R QF F QF NH 6–6 50%
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 75 49 20 16 12 8 9 $2,509,836

Grand Slam tournament finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (2 runner-ups)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2019 Wimbledon Grass   Gabriela Dabrowski   Hsieh Su-wei
  Barbora Strýcová
2–6, 4–6
Loss 2020 US Open Hard   Nicole Melichar   Laura Siegemund
  Vera Zvonareva
4–6, 4–6

Significant finalsEdit

 
Xu at Wimbledon in 2015

WTA 1000 finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (1 title, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 2017 Miami Open Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Sania Mirza
  Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 6–3
Loss 2018 China Open Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Loss 2019 Madrid Open Clay   Gabriela Dabrowski   Hsieh Su-wei
  Barbora Strýcová
3–6, 1–6
Loss 2020 Cincinnati Masters Hard   Nicole Melichar   Květa Peschke
  Demi Schuurs
1–6, 6–4, [4–10]
Loss 2021 Dubai Championships Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Alexa Guarachi
  Darija Jurak
0–6, 3–6

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 20 (10 titles, 10 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–2)
WTA Elite Trophy (1–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 / WTA 1000 (1–4)
Tier II / Premier / WTA 500 (5–2)
Tier III, IV & V / International / WTA 250 (3–2)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2007 China Open, Beijing Tier II Hard   Han Xinyun   Chuang Chia-jung
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Loss 0–2 Sep 2008 China Open, Beijing Tier II Hard   Han Xinyun   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  Caroline Wozniacki
1–6, 3–6
Win 1–2 Sep 2013 Korea Open, Seoul International Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Raquel Kops-Jones
  Abigail Spears
7–5, 6–3
Win 2–2 Aug 2015 Stanford Classic, USA Premier Hard   Zheng Saisai   Anabel Medina Garrigues
  Arantxa Parra Santonja
6–1, 6–3
Win 3–2 Oct 2015 Tianjin Open, China International Hard   Zheng Saisai   Darija Jurak
  Nicole Melichar
6–2, 3–6, [10–8]
Loss 3–3 Jan 2016 Shenzhen Open, China International Hard   Zheng Saisai   Vania King
  Monica Niculescu
1–6, 4–6
Loss 3–4 Oct 2016 Tianjin Open, China International Hard   Magda Linette   Christina McHale
  Peng Shuai
6–7(8–10), 0–6
Win 4–4 Nov 2016 WTA Elite Trophy, Zhuhai Elite Hard (i)   İpek Soylu   Yang Zhaoxuan
  You Xiaodi
6–4, 3–6, [10–7]
Win 5–4 Apr 2017 Miami Open, USA Premier M Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Sania Mirza
  Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 6–3
Win 6–4 Aug 2017 New Haven Open, USA Premier Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Ashleigh Barty
  Casey Dellacqua
3–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 7–4 Jan 2018 Sydney International, Australia Premier Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Latisha Chan
  Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
6–3, 6–1
Win 8–4 Jun 2018 Eastbourne International, UK Premier Grass   Gabriela Dabrowski   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Mihaela Buzărnescu
6–3, 7–5
Loss 8–5 Oct 2018 China Open, Beijing Premier M Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 4–6, [8–10]
Loss 8–6 May 2019 Madrid Open, Spain Premier M Clay   Gabriela Dabrowski   Hsieh Su-wei
  Barbora Strýcová
3–6, 1–6
Win 9–6 May 2019 Nuremberg Cup, Germany International Clay   Gabriela Dabrowski   Sharon Fichman
  Nicole Melichar
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–5]
Loss 9–7 Jul 2019 Wimbledon, UK Grand Slam Grass   Gabriela Dabrowski   Hsieh Su-wei
  Barbora Strýcová
2–6, 4–6
Win 10–7 Jan 2020 Adelaide International, Australia Premier Hard   Nicole Melichar   Gabriela Dabrowski
  Darija Jurak
2–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Loss 10–8 Aug 2020 Cincinnati Open, USA Premier 5 Hard   Nicole Melichar   Květa Peschke
  Demi Schuurs
1–6, 6–4, [4–10]
Loss 10–9 Sep 2020 US Open, New York Grand Slam Hard   Nicole Melichar   Laura Siegemund
  Vera Zvonareva
4–6, 4–6
Loss 10–10 Mar 2021 Dubai Championships, UAE WTA 1000 Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Alexa Guarachi
  Darija Jurak
0–6, 3–6

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2013 Nanjing Open , China Hard   Misaki Doi   Zhang Shuai
  Yaroslava Shvedova
6–1, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Jul 2014 Jiangxi International Open, China Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Junri Namigata
  Chuang Chia-jung
6–7(4–7), 3–6

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 6 (1–5)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. 13 May 2007 ITF Chengdu, China 25,000 Hard   Zhang Shuai 2–6, 3–6
Loss 2. 25 April 2010 ITF Changwon, South Korea 25,000 Hard   Lee Jin-a 6–3, 4–6, 2–6
Loss 3. 23 May 2010 ITF Karuizawa, Japan 25,000 Carpet   Natsumi Hamamura 1–6, 2–6
Win 1. 27 April 2014 ITF Nanning, China 25,000 Hard   Chan Yung-jan 6–3, 7–6(1)
Loss 4. 1 June 2014 ITF Zhengzhou, China 25,000 Hard   Zhang Kailin 5–7, 4–6
Loss 5. 19 July 2014 ITF Phuket, Thailand 25,000 Hard (i)   Wang Yafan 6–3, 2–6, 5–7

Doubles: 33 (21–12)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 13 May 2006 ITF Tarakan, Indonesia 10,000 Hard   Xia Huan   Sandy Gumulya
  Septi Mende
6–2, 6–7(3), 7–6(5)
Loss 1. 30 July 2006 ITF Chengdu, China 25,000 Hard   Xia Huan   Ren Jing
  Zhang Shuai
4–6, 2–6
Loss 2. 6 August 2006 ITF Changsha, China 25,000 Hard   Xia Huan   Chen Yanchong
  Liu Wanting
3–6, 3–6
Loss 3. 12 May 2007 ITF Chengdu, China 25,000 Hard   Huang Lei   Song Shanshan
  Xie Yanze
3–6, 5–7
Win 2. 8 June 2007 ITF Changsha, China 25,000 Hard   Huang Lei   Chan Chin-wei
  Kumiko Iijima
6–3, 6–4
Win 3. 16 June 2007 ITF Guangzhou, China 50,000 Hard   Huang Lei   Chen Yanchong
  Zhou Yimiao
6–2, 7–6(4)
Loss 4. 18 November 2007 ITF Kunming, China 50,000 Hard   Han Xinyun   Urszula Radwańska
  Yanina Wickmayer
4–6, 1–6
Win 4. 2 December 2007 ITF Xiamen, China 75,000 Hard   Han Xinyun   Ji Chunmei
  Sun Shengnan
6–4, 7–5
Win 5. 16 May 2008 ITF Caserta, Italy 25,000 Clay   Han Xinyun   Sophie Ferguson
  Christina Wheeler
4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Loss 5. 28 June 2008 ITF Périgueux, France 25,000 Clay   Han Xinyun   Anna-Lena Grönefeld
  İpek Şenoğlu
3–6, 4–6
Loss 6. 6 February 2009 ITF Burnie, Australia 25,000 Hard   Zhou Yimiao   Monique Adamczak
  Abigail Spears
2–6, 4–6
Win 6. 7 June 2009 ITF Komoro, Japan 25,000 Clay   Zhang Shuai   Ayumi Oka
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
6–2, 6–1
Win 7. 15 January 2010 ITF Pingguo, China 25,000 Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Ji Chunmei
  Liu Wanting
6–3, 6–1
Win 8. 21 February 2010 ITF Surprise, United States 25,000 Hard   Ji Chunmei   Christina Fusano
  Courtney Nagle
5–7, 6–2, [10–5]
Win 9. 6 March 2010 ITF Hammond, United States 25,000 Hard   Zhou Yimiao   Christina Fusano
  Courtney Nagle
6–2, 6–2
Win 10. 14 March 2010 ITF Clearwater, United States 25,000 Hard   Zhou Yimiao   Alina Jidkova
  Laura Siegemund
6–4, 6–4
Win 11. 16 May 2010 ITF Kurume, Japan 50,000 Grass   Sun Shengnan   Karolína Plíšková
  Kristýna Plíšková
6–0, 6–3
Loss 7. 23 May 2010 ITF Karuizawa, Japan 25,000 Carpet   Sun Shengnan   Ayumi Oka
  Akiko Yonemura
6–7(1), 3–6
Win 12. 9 July 2010 ITF Fuzhou, China 25,000 Hard   Liu Shaozhuo   Kao Shao-yuan
  Ayaka Maekawa
3–6, 6–1, [10–2]
Loss 8. 16 October 2011 ITF Kalgoorlie, Australia 25,000 Hard   Zhang Kailin   Casey Dellacqua
  Olivia Rogowska
1–6, 1–6
Loss 9. 15 April 2012 ITF Wenshan, China 50,000 Hard   Liu Wanting   Hsieh Shu-ying
  Hsieh Su-wei
3–6, 2–6
Win 13. 21 May 2012 ITF Changwon, South Korea 25,000 Hard   Liu Wanting   Yang Zhaoxuan
  Zhang Kailin
6–4, 7–5
Win 14. 21 May 2012 ITF Gimcheon, South Korea 25,000 Hard   Hu Yueyue   Liang Chen
  Sun Shengnan
6–0, 3–6, [10–7]
Loss 10. 9 July 2012 ITF Yakima, United States 50,000 Hard   Zhou Yimiao   Samantha Crawford
  Madison Keys
3–6, 6–2, 3–6
Win 15. 16 July 2012 ITF Evansville, United States 10,000 Hard   Duan Yingying   Mallory Burdette
  Natalie Pluskota
6–2, 6–3
Win 16. 29 July 2012 ITF Lexington, United States 50,000 Hard   Shuko Aoyama   Julia Glushko
  Olivia Rogowska
7–5, 6–7(7), [10–4]
Loss 11. 18 February 2013 ITF Surprise, United States 25,000 Hard   Emily J. Harman   Samantha Crawford
  Sachia Vickery
3–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Loss 12. 13 May 2013 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia 25,000 Hard   Chen Yi   Naomi Broady
  Teodora Mirčić
3–6, 3–6
Win 17. 16 February 2014 ITF Rancho Santa Fe,
United States
25,000 Hard   Samantha Crawford   Danielle Lao
  Keri Wong
3–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Win 18. 3 March 2014 ITF Quanzhou, China 50,000 Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Sun Ziyue
  Xu Shilin
7–6(4), 6–1
Win 19. 27 April 2015 ITF Gifu, Japan 75,000 Hard   Wang Yafan   An-Sophie Mestach
  Emily Webley-Smith
6–2, 6–3
Win 20. 8 May 2015 ITF Anning, China 75,000 Hard   Zheng Saisai   Yang Zhaoxuan
  Ye Qiuyu
7–5, 6–2
Win 21. 21 June 2015 Ilkley Trophy, United Kingdom 50,000 Grass   Raluca Olaru   An-Sophie Mestach
  Demi Schuurs
6–3, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yifan Xu - Bio". WTA. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c Ben Curtis (11 July 2018). "Raonic says he injured leg in Wimbledon quarterfinal loss to Isner". Times Colonist. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Dabrowski & Xu overwhelm top seeds to take home Sydney title". WTA. 12 January 2018. Retrieved 13 July 2018.
  4. ^ Dave Carroll (13 January 2018). "Chan and Hlavackova fall in final". Taipei Times. Retrieved 13 July 2018.

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