Yang Tsung-hua

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Yang Tsung-hua
楊宗樺
Tsunghua yang.jpg
Country  Taiwan
Residence Taiwan
Born (1991-03-29) March 29, 1991 (age 23)
Taiwan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $266,834
Singles
Career record 4–17
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 3 Futures
Highest ranking No. 164 (May 14, 2012)
Current ranking No. 320 (May 26, 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q3 (2014)
French Open Q1 (2012, 2014)
Wimbledon Q1 (2012)
US Open Q3 (2012)
Doubles
Career record 3–5
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 144 (November 23, 2009)
Current ranking No. 378 (May 26, 2014)
Last updated on: May 26, 2014.
Yang Tsung-hua
Medal record
Tennis
Competitor for  Chinese Taipei
Asian Games
Gold 2010 Guangzhou Team Event
Gold 2010 Guangzhou Mixed Doubles
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Yang (楊).

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.

Career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

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.

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2008
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open F
French Open W
Wimbledon 3R
US Open SF

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2008
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open W
French Open QF
Wimbledon W
US Open QF

Pro tour[edit]

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 May 14, 2012, and his highest ATP doubles ranking, No. 144, on November 23, 2009. 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 250 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: 23 (11–12)[edit]

Singles: 6 (1–5)[edit]

Legend
Challengers (0–1)
Futures (1–4)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. January 5, 2009 Guangzhou, P.R. China Hard China Zeng Shao-xuan 6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Runner-up 1. June 22, 2009 Petaling Jaya, Malaysia Hard Italy Luigi d'Agord 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. July 13, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard Taiwan Ti Chen 2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. July 20, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard South Korea Kim Young-jun 4–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. October 12, 2009 Kashiwa, Japan Hard Japan Junn Mitsuhashi 1–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 5. August 8, 2011 Beijing, China Hard Uzbekistan Farrukh Dustov 1–6, 6–7(4–7)

Doubles: 19 (11–8)[edit]

Legend
Challengers (3–2)
Futures (8–6)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. September 11, 2006 Osaka, Japan Carpet Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Japan Yaoki Ishii
Japan Hiroki Kondo
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. June 11, 2007 Delhi, India Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han India Tushar Liberhan
India Sanam Singh
6–4, 7–5
Winner 1. June 18, 2007 Guangzhou, P.R. China Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han China Yu Xin-yuan
China Zeng Shao-xuan
1–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 3. August 6, 2007 Semarang, Indonesia Hard Taiwan Peng Hsien-yin Japan Hiroki Kondo
Japan Takahiro Terachi
3–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–3
Winner 2. October 13, 2008 Kashiwa, Japan Hard Taiwan Yi Chu-huan Taiwan Huang Chin-yu
Taiwan Peng Hsien-yin
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 4. October 20, 2008 Tokyo, Japan Hard Taiwan Yi Chu-huan Japan Yaoki Ishii
Japan Hiroki Kondo
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 5. November 24, 2008 Cancún, Mexico Clay (Red) Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Poland Łukasz Kubot
Austria Oliver Marach
7–5, 6–2
Winner 3. January 5, 2009 Guangzhou, P.R. China Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Taiwan Li Zhe
Taiwan Wang Yu Jr.
6–0, 6–3
Winner 4. March 30, 2009 Kōfu, Japan Hard Taiwan Yi Chu-huan Japan Yuuya Kibi
Japan Tomohiro Shinokawa
6–1, 6–0
Runner-up 6. June 15, 2009 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Spain Arnau Brugués-Davi
Italy Luigi d'Agord
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 5. June 29, 2009 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Taiwan Xin-yuan Yu Pakistan Aqeel Khan
Malaysia Yew-Ming Si
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Winner 6. July 13, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard Taiwan Chen Ti Japan Satoshi Iwabuchi
Japan Gouichi Motomura
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 7. July 20, 2009 Gyeongsan, South Korea Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Taiwan Chen Ti
Japan Satoshi Iwabuchi
7–6(7–4), 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. August 24, 2009 Almaty, Kazakhstan Hard Ukraine Denys Molchanov Canada Pierre-Ludovic Duclos
Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk
4–6, 7–6(7–5), [11–9]
Winner 9. August 31, 2009 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Indonesia Ketut-Nesa Arta
Indonesia Christopher Rungkat
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Runner-up 7. October 12, 2009 Kashiwa, Japan Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Japan Junn Mitsuhashi
Taiwan Yi Chu-huan
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 8. November 2, 2009 Chuncheon, South Korea Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han Latvia Andis Juška
Russia Dmitri Sitak
3–6, 6–3, [10–2]
Winner 10. November 16, 2009 Yokohama, Japan Hard Taiwan Yi Chu-huan Kazakhstan Alexey Kedryuk
Japan Junn Mitsuhashi
6–7(9–11), 6–3, [12–10]
Winner 11. July 31, 2011 Wuhai, China Hard Taiwan Lee Hsin-han China Feng He
China Zhang Ze
6–2, 7–6(7–4)

References[edit]

  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 links[edit]

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