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Yang Tsung-hua (Chinese: 楊宗樺), born March 29, 1991 in Taiwan, is a Taiwanese professional tennis player. On the junior circuit, Yang reached a career-high combined ranking of No. 1 in 2008, when he won the French Open singles title against Polish player Jerzy Janowicz in two sets, and the Australian Open and Wimbledon doubles titles alongside Hsieh Cheng-peng.

Yang Tsung-hua
楊宗樺
Yang Tsung-hua 2, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) Chinese Taipei
ResidenceTaiwan
Born (1991-03-29) March 29, 1991 (age 28)
Taiwan
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$485,912
Singles
Career record7–19
Career titles0
0 Challengers, 11 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 164 (14 May 2012)
Current rankingNo. 307 (17 June 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2014)
French OpenQ2 (2009)
WimbledonQ1 (2012, 2013, 2015, 2018)
US OpenQ3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record3–8
Career titles0
10 Challengers, 13 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 140 (17 June 2019)
Current rankingNo. 140 (17 June 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2016, 2017)
Last updated on: 17 June 2019.
Yang Tsung-hua
Traditional Chinese楊宗樺
Simplified Chinese杨宗桦

CareerEdit

JuniorsEdit

Yang was named International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior World Champion for the 2008 season by the ITF.

As a junior, he compiled a 66–23 win/loss record in singles (and 61–16 in doubles), achieving his combined ranking of No. 1 in the world in July 2008.

Pro tourEdit

Yang competes today on the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP World Tour, both in singles and doubles. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking, No. 164, on 14 May 2012, and his highest ATP doubles ranking, No. 140, on 17 June 2019. Yang is coached by Lhen Man.[1][2][3]

In the 2012 US Open, Yang reached the third qualifying round, where he lost to Teymuraz Gabashvili. Later he qualified to the ATP Bangkok, where he lost in first round to Grigor Dimitrov.

In 2013, he defeated Tatsuma Ito to reach semifinals of the An-Ning Challenger, where he lost to James Ward. At Kun-Ming he also reached semifinals after winning over Yuichi Sugita and Wu Di.

Yang defeated Marius Copil to reach third round of qualifying of the 2014 Australian Open, after which he lost to Dusan Lajovic. At the Maui Challenger he reach the final, where he lost to Bradley Klahn. At the Liberec Challenger he beat world number 40 Pablo Cuevas and Norbert Gombos to reach semifinals, where he was defeated by Horacio Zeballos.

Futures and Challenger finals: 64 (34–30)Edit

Singles: 22 (11–11)Edit

Legend
Challengers (0–3)
Futures (11–8)
Finals by Surface
Hard (4–9)
Clay (7–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. January 5, 2009 Guangzhou, P.R. China Hard   Zeng Shaoxuan 6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 1. June 22, 2009 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia Hard   Luigi d'Agord 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. July 13, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard   Ti Chen 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. July 20, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard   Kim Young-jun 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. October 12, 2009 Kashiwa, Japan Hard   Junn Mitsuhashi 1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Winner 2. June 25, 2010 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Kim Young-jun 6–2, 6–2
Winner 3. July 10, 2011 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard   Junn Mitsuhashi 6–0, 6–3
Runner-up 5. August 8, 2011 Beijing, China Hard   Farrukh Dustov 1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 6. January 26, 2014 Maui, United States Hard   Bradley Klahn 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7. June 15, 2014 Putian, P.R. China Hard   Huang Liang-chi 5–7, 3–6
Winner 4. April 5, 2015 Anning, P.R. China Clay   Boy Westerhof 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Winner 5. April 12, 2015 Anning, P.R. China Clay   Kim Young-seok 6–0, 7–5
Runner-up 8. April 19, 2015 Anning, P.R. China Clay   Huang Liang-chi 3–6, 2–6
Winner 6. August 23, 2015 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Bai Yan 4–6, 6–4, 1–0 ret.
Runner-up 9. August 30, 2015 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Bai Yan 3–6, 4–6
Winner 7. February 26, 2017 Anning, P.R. China Clay   Rubin Statham 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Winner 8. August 6, 2017 Skopje, FYR Macedonia Clay   Nino Serdarušić 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–3
Winner 9. August 13, 2017 Mersin, Turkey Clay   Thomas Bréchemier 6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 10. August 20, 2017 Istanbul, Turkey Clay   Alessandro Bega 6–7(7–3), 6–3, 5–7
Runner-up 11. September 24, 2017 Gwangju, South Korea Hard   Matthias Bachinger 3–6, 4–6
Winner 10. January 21, 2018 Anning, P.R. China Clay   Steven Diez 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 11. January 27, 2018 Anning, P.R. China Clay   Lee Kuan-yi 6–4, 6–7(7–5), 6–1

Doubles: 42 (23–19)Edit

Legend
Challengers (10–7)
Futures (13–12)
Finals by Surface
Hard (20–12)
Clay (2–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. September 11, 2006 Osaka, Japan Carpet   Lee Hsin-han   Yaoki Ishii
  Hiroki Kondo
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. June 11, 2007 Delhi, India Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Tushar Liberhan
  Sanam Singh
6–4, 7–5
Winner 1. June 18, 2007 Guangzhou, P.R. China Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Yu Xin-yuan
  Zeng Shao-xuan
1–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 3. August 6, 2007 Semarang, Indonesia Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Hiroki Kondo
  Takahiro Terachi
3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 2. October 13, 2008 Kashiwa, Japan Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Huang Chin-yu
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 4. October 20, 2008 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Yaoki Ishii
  Hiroki Kondo
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 5. November 24, 2008 Cancún, Mexico Clay   Lee Hsin-han   Łukasz Kubot
  Oliver Marach
7–5, 6–2
Winner 3. January 5, 2009 Guangzhou, P.R. China Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Li Zhe
  Wang Yu Jr.
6–0, 6–3
Winner 4. March 30, 2009 Kōfu, Japan Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Yuuya Kibi
  Tomohiro Shinokawa
6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 6. June 15, 2009 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Arnau Brugués-Davi
  Luigi d'Agord
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 5. June 29, 2009 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Xin-yuan Yu   Aqeel Khan
  Yew-Ming Si
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Winner 6. July 13, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard   Chen Ti   Satoshi Iwabuchi
  Gouichi Motomura
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 7. July 20, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Chen Ti
  Satoshi Iwabuchi
7–6(7–4), 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. August 24, 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard   Denys Molchanov   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
  Alexey Kedryuk
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Winner 9. August 31, 2009 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Ketut-Nesa Arta
  Christopher Rungkat
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Runner-up 7. October 12, 2009 Kashiwa, Japan Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Junn Mitsuhashi
  Yi Chu-huan
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 8. November 2, 2009 Chuncheon, South Korea Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Andis Juška
  Dmitri Sitak
3–6, 6–3, [10–2]
Winner 10. November 16, 2009 Yokohama, Japan Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Alexey Kedryuk
  Junn Mitsuhashi
6–7(9–11), 6–3, [12–10]
Runner-up 9. March 21, 2010 Kaiyuan, P.R. China Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Sadik Kadir
  Purav Raja
6–4, 3–6, [9–11]
Runner-up 10. March 28, 2010 Mengzi, P.R. China Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Michael Leong
  Sebastian Rieschick
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 11. May 16, 2010 Busan, South Korea Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Rameez Junaid
  Alexander Peya
4–6, 5–7
Winner 11. June 25, 2010 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Kaden Hensel
  Dane Propoggia
6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 12. August 14, 2010 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay   Lee Hsin-han   Andis Juška
  Deniss Pavlovs
5–7, 3–6
Winner 12. July 31, 2011 Wuhai, China Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Feng He
  Zhang Ze
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 13. May 19, 2013 Busan, South Korea Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Jeong Suk-young
  Lim Yong-kyu
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 13. June 8, 2014 Putian, P.R. China Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Gong Maoxin
  Li Zhe
1–6, 3–6
Winner 14. June 15, 2014 Putian, P.R. China Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Huang Liang-chi
  Nicolas Meister
1–6, 6–1, [15–13]
Runner-up 14. August 31, 2014 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Arata Onozawa   Wang Chieh-fu
  Yi Chu-huan
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 15. November 23, 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Bumpei Sato   Toshihide Matsui
  Yasutaka Uchiyama
6–7(6–8), 2–6
Runner-up 16. April 5, 2015 Anning, P.R. China Clay   Bai Yan   Huang Liang-chi
  Enrique López Pérez
3–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Winner 15. August 9, 2015 Fuzhou, P.R. China Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Yuya Kibi
  Arata Onozawa
6–3, 7–5
Winner 16. August 23, 2015 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Bai Yan
  Yi Chu-huan
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 17. September 27, 2015 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Gong Maoxin
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–2, 6–2
Winner 18. May 1, 2016 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Carpet (i)   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Frederik Nielsen
  David O'Hare
7–6(8–6), 6–4
Runner-up 17. May 15, 2016 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Clay   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Denis Matsukevich
  Andrei Vasilevski
4–6, 7–5, [5–10]
Winner 19. July 24, 2016 Gimcheon, South Korea Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Nicolás Barrientos
  Ruben Gonzales
(W/O)
Runner-up 18. July 30, 2017 Skopje, Macedonia Clay   Dane Propoggia   Maximilian Neuchrist
  David Pichler
6–7(1–7), 3–6
Winner 20. August 6, 2017 Skopje, Macedonia Clay   Dane Propoggia   Nicholas Horton
  Aziz Kijametovic
3–6, 6–4, [10–2]
Winner 21. August 11, 2018 Jinan, China Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Alexander Bublik
  Alexander Pavlioutchenkov
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–5]
Winner 22. September 23, 2018 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Hard (i)   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Hsu Yu-hsiou
  Jimmy Wang
6–7(3–7), 6–2, [10–8]
Runner-up 19. November 24, 2018 Pune, India Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Vijay Sundar Prashanth
  Ramkumar Ramanathan
6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–5), [7–10]
Winner 23. June 15, 2019 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Clay   Nikola Čačić   André Göransson
  Marc-Andrea Hüsler
6–4, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "atpworldtour.com Profile". atpworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
  2. ^ "itftennis.com Men's Circuit record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
  3. ^ "itftennis.com Junior record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2009-12-07.

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