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Yasutaka Uchiyama

Yasutaka Uchiyama (内山 靖崇, Uchiyama Yasutaka, born 5 August 1992) is a Japanese tennis player playing on the ATP Challenger Tour. He achieved career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 138 on 16 September 2019 and doubles ranking of No. 102 on 20 August 2018.[1]

Yasutaka Uchiyama
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Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Born (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 27)
Sapporo, Japan
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned proApril 2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$634,476[1]
Singles
Career record5–7
Career titles0
4 Challenger, 8 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 86 (28 October 2019)
Current rankingNo. 86 (28 October 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2017)
French OpenQ2 (2018)
Wimbledon1R (2019)
US OpenQ3 (2019)
Doubles
Career record10–16
Career titles1
3 Challenger, 8 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 102 (20 August 2018)
Current rankingNo. 210 (16 September 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2018)
Last updated on: 16 September 2019.

CareerEdit

Junior careerEdit

As a junior Uchiyama compiled a win/loss record of 99–61 (and 77–56 in doubles), reaching as high as No. 12 in the combined world rankings in March 2010.[2] He reached the final of the 2009 Australian Open Boys' Doubles with Mikhail Biryukov, losing to Francis Casey Alcantara and Hsieh Cheng-peng in the final.

Senior careerEdit

Uchiyama has won eight ITF Futures singles title and reached the final of the Lexington Challenger in August 2015, losing to John Millman in three sets.

Uchiyama made Davis Cup debut for Japan in February 2013, Asia/Oceania Zone Group I first round against Indonesia in Tokyo. At 2014 Davis Cup World Group first round against Canada in Tokyo, He played the doubles rubber pairing Kei Nishikori, winning over Canadian pair Daniel Nestor and Frank Dancevic.[3] Japan defeat Canada with 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals in the World Group for the first time ever.[4]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–0)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2017 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard   Ben McLachlan   Jamie Murray
  Bruno Soares
6–4, 7–6(7–1)

Challenger finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (4 titles, 3 runner-up)Edit

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2015 Lexington, United States Hard   John Millman 3-6, 6-3, 4-6
Win 1–1 Feb 2017 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Blaž Kavčič 6–3, 6–4
Win 2–1 Mar 2018 Yokohama, Japan Hard   Tatsuma Ito 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 3–1 Sep 2018 Zhangjiagang, China Hard   Jason Jung 6-2, 6-2
Loss 3–2 Jul 2019 Granby, Canada Hard   Ernesto Escobedo 6-7(5-7), 4-6
Win 4–2 Sep 2019 Shanghai, China Hard   Wu Di 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 4-3 Nov 2019 Playford, Australia Hard   James Duckworth 6-7(2-7), 4-6

Doubles: 10 (3 titles, 7 runners-up)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2012 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard   Brydan Klein   Lee Hsin-han
  Peng Hsien-yin
6–7 (5–7), 6–4, [4–10]
Loss 0–2 May 2013 Kunming, China Hard   Go Soeda   Samuel Groth
  John-Patrick Smith
4–6, 1–6
Win 1–2 Jan 2014 Maui, United States Hard   Denis Kudla   Daniel Kosakowski
  Nicolas Meister
6–3, 6–2
Win 2–2 Nov 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Toshihide Matsui   Bumpei Sato
  Yang Tsung-hua
7-6 (8–6), 6-2
Loss 2–3 Mar 2015 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Go Soeda   Benjamin Mitchell
  Jordan Thompson
3-6, 2-6
Loss 2–4 Apr 2015 Saint-Brieuc, France Hard (i)   Andriej Kapaś   Grégoire Burquier
  Alexandre Sidorenko
3-6, 4-6
Loss 2–5 Feb 2016 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Go Soeda   Gong Maoxin
  Yi Chu-huan
3-6, 6-7(7-9)
Loss 2–6 Jun 2016 Blois, France Clay   Gong Maoxin   Alexander Satschko
  Simon Stadler
3-6, 6-7(2-7)
Win 3–6 Nov 2017 Kobe, Japan Hard (i)   Ben McLachlan   Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
  Christopher Rungkat
4-6, 6-3, [10-8]
Loss 3–7 Feb 2018 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Go Soeda   Luke Saville
  Jordan Thompson
3-6, 7-5, [6-10]

Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-Up 2009 Australian Open Hard   Mikhail Biryukov   Francis Alcantara
  Hsieh Cheng-peng
4–6, 2–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b ATP World Tour Profile
  2. ^ ITF Juniors profile. ITF Tennis.com Retrieved on 29 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Canada on the ropes as Japan takes doubles". Davis Cup. Retrieved 3 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Japan makes history with World Group win". Davis Cup. Retrieved 3 March 2016.

External linksEdit