Jimmy Wang (tennis)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang.
Wang Yeu-tzoo
王宇佐
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Wang in 2014
Country  Taiwan
Residence Taipei, Taiwan
Born (1985-02-08) February 8, 1985 (age 29)
Saudi Arabia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Turned pro 2001
Plays Right-handed (2-handed backhand)
Prize money $879,495
Singles
Career record 36–44
Career titles 0
5 Challengers, 7 Futures
Highest ranking No. 85 (March 6, 2006)
Current ranking No. 126 (July 21, 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2006)
French Open 1R (2006)
Wimbledon 3R (2014)
US Open 2R (2012)
Doubles
Career record 7–18
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 190 (July 22, 2013)
Current ranking No. 544 (June 23, 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2013)
US Open 1R (2006)
Last updated on: June 23, 2014.
Jimmy Wang
Medal record
Tennis
Competitor for  Chinese Taipei
Asian Games
Bronze 2006 Doha Team Event
East Asian Games
Gold 2005 Macau Singles
Summer Universiade
Bronze 2005 Izmir Singles

Wang Yeu-tzuoo (Chinese: 王宇佐; pinyin: Wáng Yǔzuǒ), who also goes by Jimmy Wang, (born February 8, 1985 in Saudi Arabia) is a professional tennis player from Taiwan. Until the emergence of Lu Yen-Hsun, Wang was the highest ranked player from Taiwan. The right-hander stands 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 141 pounds. Wang's trademark look is his wearing a white baseball cap backwards.

Tennis career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

Wang started playing tennis at age seven and quickly emerged as one of Asia's most highly touted junior players. He made the final of the 2001 Australian Open Boys' Singles (losing to Janko Tipsarević) and the final of the US Open Boys' Singles (losing to Gilles Müller).

As a junior he compiled a 136-52 win/loss record in singles (and 78-57 in doubles), reaching as high as No. 3 in the world junior singles rankings in April 2001 (and No. 8 in doubles).

Junior Slam results - Singles:

Australian Open: F (2001)
French Open: 1R (2000, 2001)
Wimbledon: SF (2001)
US Open: F (2001)

Pro tour[edit]

Wang turned pro in 2003 and has improved his game and ranking year each he has been on the professional circuit. In 2005, Wang broke into the ATP Top 100 for the first time by virtue of three straight Challenger final appearances, winning a title at Istanbul, Turkey. The 21-year-old also reached the quarterfinal round of the ATP event in Bangkok, Thailand, and lost to Rafael Nadal in the 1st round in Beijing, China at the China Open. Wang made his Grand Slam debut at Wimbledon in 2004, losing to Andy Roddick in the first round. In 2006, he reached the second round, bowing out to James Blake 3 sets to 1.

Wang's best Grand Slam performance to date came at Wimbledon in 2014, where he defeated Alejandro González and Mikhail Youzhny to advance to the third round, ultimately losing to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Yeu-Tzuoo is a member of the Chinese Taipei Davis Cup team, compiling an impressive 17–6 record in Davis Cup action since 2001. His coach is Serb Dejan Petrovic.

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 SR W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R LQ LQ A A A Q2 Q1 1R 0 / 3 1–3
French Open A A 1R A A A A A Q1 Q1 A 0 / 1 0–1
Wimbledon 1R A 2R 2R LQ A A A 1R 2R 3R 0 / 6 5–6
US Open A A 1R LQ A A A A 2R Q2 Q3 0 / 2 1–2
Win–Loss 0–1 0–1 2–4 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 2–2 0 / 12 7–12
Year End Ranking 184 100 148 148 797 274 156 174

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