Wu Di (tennis)

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Wu Di
吴迪
Country  China[1]
Residence Wuhan[1]
Born (1991-09-14) 14 September 1991 (age 23)
Wuhan, Hubei[1]
Height 5'8" (173 cm)
Turned pro 2007[citation needed]
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)[2]
Prize money $120,856[1]
Singles
Career record 6–8 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)[3]
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 6 Futures
Highest ranking No. 160 (20 May 2013)
Current ranking No. 203 (13 Jan 2014)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2013, 2014)
French Open Q1 (2014)
US Open Q3 (2014)
Doubles
Career record 0–1 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 2 Futures
Highest ranking No. 355 (31 January 2011)
Current ranking No. 709 (7 January 2013)
Last updated on: 11 January 2013.
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.

Wu Di (Chinese: 吴迪; birth: 14 September 1991) is a Chinese male tennis player. Wu's best performance so far was to beat the World No. 37 Lu Yen-hsun in the 2011 Davis Cup.[4]

Professional career[edit]

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.

[5]

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 AO2014 main draw.

Wu Di earned his biggest win in his career up to date by upsetting Denis Istomin 1-6 7-5 6-3 7-5 in the Asia Pacific Davis Cup singles rubber.

Singles titles[edit]

Wu Di has won 6 ITF Futures events, and reached one Challenger final.

Challenger finals[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 July 2012 China Beijing International Challenger Hard Slovenia Grega Žemlja 3–6, 0–6

Futures titles[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Futures (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 11 April 2010 China Chongqing, F3 Hard Croatia Marin Bradaric 7–5, RET
2. 13 June 2010 China Jiaxing, F6 Hard China Gong Maoxin 7–5, 5–7, 6–4
3. 16 January 2011 China Mengzi City, F1 Hard United Kingdom Joshua Milton 2–6, 7–5, 6–3
4. 22 April 2012 China Chengdu, F6 Hard China Zhang Ze 6–1, 7–6(6)
5. 27 May 2012 China Fuzhou, F8 Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Ti 6–1, 6–2
6. 3 June 2012 South Korea Gimcheon, F3 Hard United States Michael McClune 6–1, 6–1
7. 8 April 2013 China Chengdu, F1 Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof 7–5, 2–6, 6–4
8. 15 April 2013 China Chengdu, F2 Hard Australia Nick Kyrgios 6–3, 6–3

Doubles titles[edit]

Challenger finals[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 August 2010 Kazakhstan Astana Cup Hard China Zhang Ze Russia Michail Elgin
Austria Nikolaus Moser
0–6, 4–6

Futures titles[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score
1. 11 May 2009 China Wuhan, F4 Hard China Bai Yan China Feng Xue
China Zeng Shaoxuan
6–2, 6–1
2. 5 April 2010 China Chongqing, F3 Hard China Zhang Ze China Gong Maoxin
China Li Zhe
6–3, 1–6, [10–8]

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