Moriya at the 2015 Wimbledon
16 October 1990 |
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
1 Challengers, 5 Futures
|Highest ranking||No. 143 (5 January 2015)|
|Current ranking||No. 166 (24 October 2016)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2015)|
|French Open||Q2 (2012)|
|US Open||1R (2012)|
|Highest ranking||No. 327 (4 November 2013)|
|Current ranking||No. 1247 (6 June 2016)|
|Last updated on: 8 June 2016.|
Hiroki Moriya (守屋 宏紀 Moriya Hiroki?, born 16 October 1990 in Tokyo) is a Japanese tennis player. He has won an ATP Challenger Tour singles title and achieved a career-high singles ranking of world No. 143 on 5 January 2015.
As a junior, Moriya compiled a singles win/loss record of 76-37, reaching as high as No. 17 in the junior combined world rankings in October 2008.
Junior Grand Slam results:
2008 - 11
Moriya had won three ITF Futures events in Japan and Chinese Taipei. He also had participated in a number of ATP Challenger Tour events, winning some matches of those tournaments. He ended 2011 as ranked world no. 327.
During the Asian hardcourt swing, he defeated Robin Haase in the Thailand Open to record his first ATP main draw win, and played a close match against Stanislas Wawrinka at the Japan Open, losing 5–7, 6–4, 4–6. In November, Moriya reached his first ATP Challenger Tour final in Toyota, where he lost to Michał Przysiężny in straight sets.
He represented Japan for the first time in his career at the 2013 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I against South Korea. He played the doubles rubber with Yasutaka Uchiyama and Japan advanced into the World Group Play-offs.
In Australian hard court season, Moriya reached the final in the Burnie Challenger for the third time at this level and the semifinal in West Lakes.
Moriya won his first challenger title, winning the $50,000+H Granby Challenger event in Canada by beating Fabrice Martin in the final. Following this tournament, he entered the ATP rankings top 150. In Asian swing, Moriya competed in the ATP events of Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo, both losing in the first round.
In the 2015 Australian Open, despite losing of the qualifying round, Moriya was into main draw as lucky loser instead of Juan Martín del Potro. He was eliminated in the first round by Jerzy Janowicz with four sets. He won through the qualifying at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, dropping just one set, but lost to ninth seed and reigning US Open champion Marin Čilić in the opening round. In September, Moriya reached second round of the Shenzhen Open, beating Ričardas Berankis in straight sets. He lost to third seed Tommy Robredo.
ATP Challenger finals
Singles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)
|ATP Challenger Tour (2–4)|
|Runner-up||1.||25 November 2012||Toyota, Japan||Carpet (i)||Michał Przysiężny||2–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||2.||8 September 2013||Shanghai, China||Hard||Yuichi Sugita||3–6, 3–6|
|Runner-up||3.||1 February 2014||Burnie, Australia||Hard||Matt Reid||3–6, 2–6|
|Winner||1.||20 July 2014||Granby, Canada||Hard||Fabrice Martin||7–5, 6–7(4–7), 6–3|
|Winner||2.||17 September 2016||Nanchang, China||Hard||Chung Hyeon||4–6, 6–1, 6–4|
|Runner-up||4.||23 October 2016||Ningbo, China||Hard||Lu Yen-hsun||3–6, 1–6|
- ATP World Tour Profile
- ITF Juniors Profile
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