Wu Di (tennis)

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Wu Di
吴迪
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Country (sports)  China[1]
Residence Shanghai[1]
Born (1991-09-14) 14 September 1991 (age 25)
Wuhan, Hubei[1]
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 2007
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)[2]
Coach(es) Davide Sanguinetti
Prize money $ 456,421[1]
Singles
Career record 17-22 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)[3]
Career titles 0
1 Challengers, 10 Futures
Highest ranking No. 140 (25 April 2016)
Current ranking No. 177 (1 August 2016)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2013, 2014, 2016)
French Open Q2 (2013)
Wimbledon Q1 (2016)
US Open Q3 (2014)
Doubles
Career record 0–5 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
0 Challengers, 2 Futures
Highest ranking No. 270 (11 April 2016))
Current ranking No. 378 (1 August 2016)
Last updated on: 6 August 2016.
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wu.

Wu Di (Chinese: 吴迪; birth: 14 September 1991) is a professional Chinese tennis player.

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.[4]

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 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 one Challenger title.

Challenger finals[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (1–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 July 2012 Beijing International Challenger Hard Slovenia Grega Žemlja 3–6, 0–6
Winner 1. 31 January 2016 Tennis Championships of Maui Hard United Kingdom Kyle Edmund 4–6, 6–3, 6–4

Futures titles (11)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Futures
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 11 April 2010 Chongqing, F3 Hard Croatia Marin Bradarić 7–5, RET
2. 13 June 2010 Jiaxing, F6 Hard China Gong Maoxin 7–5, 5–7, 6–4
3. 16 January 2011 Mengzi City, F1 Hard United Kingdom Joshua Milton 2–6, 7–5, 6–3
4. 22 April 2012 Chengdu, F6 Hard China Zhang Ze 6–1, 7–6(8–6)
5. 27 May 2012 Fuzhou, F8 Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Ti 6–1, 6–2
6. 3 June 2012 Gimcheon, F3 Hard United States Michael McClune 6–1, 6–1
7. 8 April 2013 Chengdu, F1 Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof 7–5, 2–6, 6–4
8. 15 April 2013 Chengdu, F2 Hard Australia Nick Kyrgios 6–3, 6–3
9. 10 March 2014 Nishitama, F1 Hard Japan Takuto Niki 6-2, 6-4
10. 7 April 2014 Chengdu, F4 Hard Croatia Borna Ćorić 6-4, 6-2
11. 18 May 2015 Wuhan, F5 Hard China Zhe Li 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7–3)

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 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 Wuhan, F4 Hard China Bai Yan China Feng Xue
China Zeng Shaoxuan
6–2, 6–1
2. 5 April 2010 Chongqing, F3 Hard China Zhang Ze China Gong Maoxin
China Li Zhe
6–3, 1–6, [10–8]

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