Yang Tsung-hua

Yang Tsung-hua (Chinese: 楊宗樺 born March 29, 1991) 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 29)
Hsinchu, Taiwan
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$516,342
Singles
Career record7–19
Career titles0
0 Challengers, 11 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 164 (14 May 2012)
Current rankingNo. 316 (17 February 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2014)
French OpenQ2 (2009)
WimbledonQ1 (2012, 2013, 2015, 2018)
US OpenQ3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record4–8
Career titles0
12 Challengers, 13 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 127 (15 July 2019)
Current rankingNo. 169 (17 February 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2016, 2017)
Medal record
Representing  Chinese Taipei
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou Men's Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou Mixed Doubles
Universiade
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Gwangju Men's Singles
Silver medal – second place 2015 Gwangju Men's Team
Last updated on: 24 September 2020.
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. 127, on 15 July 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.

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Singles: 22 (11–11)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–3)
ITF Futures Tour (11–8)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4–9)
Clay (7–2)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jan 2009 China F1, Guangzhou Futures Hard   Zeng Shaoxuan 6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Loss 1–1 Jun 2009 Malaysia F2, Petaling Jaya Futures Hard   Luigi D'Agord 2–6, 2–6
Loss 1–2 Jul 2009 Korean Rep. F5, Gyeongsan Futures Hard   Chen Ti 2–6, 2–6
Loss 1–3 Jul 2009 Korean Rep. F6, Gyeongsan Futures Hard   Kim Young-jun 4–6, 1–6
Loss 1–4 Oct 2009 Japan F8, Kashiwa Futures Hard   Junn Mitsuhashi 1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win 2–4 Jun 2010 Malaysia F1, Kuala Lumpur Futures Hard   Kim Young-jun 6–2, 6–2
Win 3–4 Jul 2011 Chinese Taipei F1, Taipei Futures Hard   Junn Mitsuhashi 6–0, 6–3
Loss 3–5 Aug 2011 Beijing, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Farrukh Dustov 1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Loss 3–6 Jan 2014 Maui, USA Challenger Hard   Bradley Klahn 2–6, 3–6
Loss 3–7 Jun 2014 China F7, Putian Futures Hard   Huang Liang-chi 5–7, 3–6
Win 4–7 Apr 2015 China F1, Anning Futures Clay   Boy Westerhof 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Win 5–7 Apr 2015 China F2, Anning Futures Clay   Kim Young-seok 6–0, 7–5
Loss 5–8 Apr 2015 China F3, Anning Futures Clay   Huang Liang-chi 3–6, 2–6
Win 6–8 Aug 2015 Chinese Taipei F1, Kaohsiung Futures Hard   Bai Yan 4–6, 6–4, 1–0 ret.
Loss 6–9 Aug 2015 Chinese Taipei F2, Kaohsiung Futures Hard   Bai Yan 3–6, 4–6
Win 7–9 Feb 2017 China F2, Anning Futures Clay   Jose Statham 2–6, 6–4, 7–6(9–7)
Win 8–9 Aug 2017 Macedonia F2, Skopje Futures Clay   Nino Serdarušić 7–6(7–2), 4–6, 6–3
Win 9–9 Aug 2017 Turkey F29, Mersin Futures Clay   Thomas Bréchemier 6–1, 6–0
Loss 9–10 Aug 2017 Turkey F30, Istanbul Futures Clay   Alessandro Bega 6–7(3–7), 6–3, 5–7
Loss 9–11 Sep 2017 Gwangju, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Matthias Bachinger 3–6, 4–6
Win 10–11 Jan 2018 China F2, Anning Futures Clay   Steven Diez 6–3, 3–6, 7–6(7–4)
Win 11–11 Jan 2018 China F3, Anning Futures Clay   Lee Kuan-yi 6–4, 6–7(5–7), 6–1

Doubles: 45 (25–20)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (12–8)
ITF Futures Tour (13–12)
Titles by Surface
Hard (22–13)
Clay (2–5)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (1–2)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2006 Japan F9, Osaka Futures Carpet   Lee Hsin-han   Yaoki Ishii
  Hiroki Kondo
4–6, 3–6
Loss 0–2 Jun 2007 India F5, Delhi Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Tushar Liberhan
  Sanam Singh
4–6, 5–7
Win 1–2 Jun 2007 China F4, Guangzhou Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Yu Xinyuan
  Zeng Shaoxuan
6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
Loss 1–3 Aug 2007 Indonesia F2, Semarang Futures Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Hiroki Kondo
  Takahiro Terachi
6–3, 6–7(5–7), 3–6
Win 2–3 Oct 2008 Japan F10, Kashiwa Futures Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Huang Chin-yu
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–1, 6–2
Loss 2–4 Oct 2008 Japan F11, Tokyo Futures Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Yaoki Ishii
  Hiroki Kondo
4–6, 2–6
Loss 2–5 Nov 2008 Cancún, Mexico Challenger Clay   Lee Hsin-han   Łukasz Kubot
  Oliver Marach
5–7, 2–6
Win 3–5 Jan 2009 China F1, Guangzhou Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Li Zhe
  Wang Yu jr.
6–0, 6–3
Win 4–5 Apr 2009 Japan F3, Kōfu Futures Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Yuya Kibi
  Tomohiro Shinokawa
6–1, 6–0
Loss 4–6 Jun 2009 Malaysia F1, Kuala Lumpur Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Arnau Brugués Davi
  Luigi D'Agord
6–7(4–7), 4–6
Win 5–6 Jul 2009 Malaysia F3, Kuala Lumpur Futures Hard   Yu Xinyuan   Aqeel Khan
  Si Yew Ming
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Win 6–6 Jul 2009 Korean Rep. F5, Gyeongsan Futures Hard   Chen Ti   Satoshi Iwabuchi
  Gouichi Motomura
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Win 7–6 Jul 2009 Korean Rep. F6, Gyeongsan Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Chen Ti
  Satoshi Iwabuchi
7–6(7–4), 5–7, [10–8]
Win 8–6 Aug 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Challenger Hard   Denys Molchanov   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
  Alexey Kedryuk
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Win 9–6 Sep 2009 Thailand F3, Nonthaburi Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Ketut-Nesa Arta
  Christopher Rungkat
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Loss 9–7 Oct 2009 Japan F8, Kashiwa Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Junn Mitsuhashi
  Yi Chu-huan
4–6, 2–6
Loss 9–8 Nov 2009 Chuncheon, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Andis Juška
  Dmitri Sitak
6–3, 3–6, [2–10]
Win 10–8 Nov 2009 Yokohama, Japan Challenger Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Alexey Kedryuk
  Junn Mitsuhashi
6–7(9–11), 6–3, [12–10]
Loss 10–9 Mar 2010 China F1, Kaiyuan Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Sadik Kadir
  Purav Raja
6–4, 3–6, [9–11]
Loss 10–10 Mar 2010 China F2, Mengzi Futures Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Michael Leong
  Sebastian Rieschick
2–6, 5–7
Loss 10–11 May 2010 Busan, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Pierre-Ludovic Duclos   Rameez Junaid
  Alexander Peya
4–6, 5–7
Win 11–11 Jun 2010 Malaysia F1, Kuala Lumpur Futures Hard   Yi Chu-huan   Kaden Hensel
  Dane Propoggia
6–3, 6–3
Loss 11–12 Aug 2010 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Lee Hsin-han   Andis Juška
  Deniss Pavlovs
5–7, 3–6
Win 12–12 Jul 2011 Wuhai, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Lee Hsin-han   Feng He
  Zhang Ze
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Win 13–12 May 2013 Busan, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Jeong Suk-young
  Lim Yong-kyu
6–4, 6–3
Loss 13–13 Jun 2014 China F6, Putian Futures Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Gong Maoxin
  Li Zhe
1–6, 3–6
Win 14–13 Jun 2014 China F7, Putian Futures Hard   Peng Hsien-yin   Huang Liang-chi
  Nicolas Meister
1–6, 6–1, [15–13]
Loss 14–14 Aug 2014 Chinese Taipei F2, Kaohsiung Futures Hard   Arata Onozawa   Wang Chieh-fu
  Yi Chu-huan
3–6, 2–6
Loss 14–15 Nov 2014 Toyota, Japan Challenger Carpet (i)   Bumpei Sato   Toshihide Matsui
  Yasutaka Uchiyama
6–7(6–8), 2–6
Loss 14–16 Apr 2015 China F1, Anning Futures Clay   Bai Yan   Huang Liang-chi
  Enrique López Pérez
3–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Win 15–16 Aug 2015 China F12, Fuzhou Futures Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Yuya Kibi
  Arata Onozawa
6–3, 7–5
Win 16–16 Aug 2015 Chinese Taipei F1, Kaohsiung Futures Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Bai Yan
  Yi Chu-huan
6–4, 7–6(7–5)
Win 17–16 Sep 2015 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Challenger Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Gong Maoxin
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–2, 6–2
Win 18–16 May 2016 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Challenger Carpet (i)   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Frederik Nielsen
  David O'Hare
7–6(8–6), 6–4
Loss 18–17 May 2016 Samarkand, Uzbekistan Challenger Clay   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Denis Matsukevitch
  Andrei Vasilevski
4–6, 7–5, [5–10]
Win 19–17 Jul 2016 Gimcheon, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Nicolás Barrientos
  Ruben Gonzales
w/o
Loss 19–18 Jul 2017 Macedonia F1, Skopje Futures Clay   Dane Propoggia   Maximilian Neuchrist
  David Pichler
6–7(1–7), 3–6
Win 20–18 Aug 2017 Macedonia F2, Skopje Futures Clay   Dane Propoggia   Nicholas Horton
  Aziz Kijametović
3–6, 6–4, [10–2]
Win 21–18 Aug 2018 Jinan, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Alexander Bublik
  Alexander Pavlioutchenkov
7–6(7–5), 4–6, [10–5]
Win 22–18 Sep 2018 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Challenger Hard (i)   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Hsu Yu-hsiou
  Jimmy Wang
6–7(3–7), 6–2, [10–8]
Loss 22–19 Nov 2018 Pune, India Challenger Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Vijay Sundar Prashanth
  Ramkumar Ramanathan
6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–5), [7–10]
Win 23–19 Jun 2019 Shymkent, Kazakhstan Challenger Clay   Nikola Čačić   André Göransson
  Marc-Andrea Hüsler
6–4, 6–4
Loss 23–20 Jun 2019 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard   Nikola Čačić   Evan King
  Hunter Reese
3–6, 7–5, [4–10]
Win 24–20 Sep 2019 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Challenger Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Evan King
  Hunter Reese
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Win 25–20 Nov 2019 Shenzhen, China, P.R. Challenger Hard   Hsieh Cheng-peng   Mikhail Elgin
  Ramkumar Ramanathan
6–2, 7–5

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.

External linksEdit

Awards
Preceded by
  Ričardas Berankis
ITF Junior World Champion
2008
Succeeded by
  Daniel Berta