Wu Di (tennis)

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Wu Di
吴迪
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Country (sports)  China[1]
Residence Shanghai,[1] China
Born (1991-09-14) 14 September 1991 (age 26)
Wuhan, Hubei, China[1]
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 2007
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)[2]
Coach Davide Sanguinetti
Prize money US$ 615,527[1]
Singles
Career record 19–26 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)[3]
Career titles 0
1 Challengers, 12 Futures
Highest ranking No. 140 (25 April 2016)
Current ranking No. 220 (25 September 2017)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2013, 2014, 2016)
French Open Q2 (2013)
Wimbledon Q1 (2016, 2017)
US Open Q3 (2014)
Doubles
Career record 1–7 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
3 Challengers, 3 Futures
Highest ranking No. 203 (13 July 2017)
Current ranking No. 272 (25 September 2017)
Team competitions
Davis Cup 18–11 (62.07%)
Last updated on: 26 September 2017.

Wu Di (Chinese: 吴迪; pinyin: Wú Dí; Mandarin pronunciation: [ǔ tǐ]; born 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 main draw.

Wu Di earned his biggest win in his career by upsetting Denis Istomin in four sets in the Asia Pacific Davis Cup singles rubber.

Singles titles[edit]

Wu Di has won 12 ITF Futures events and one Challenger title.

Challenger finals[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (1–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 30 July 2012 Beijing International Challenger Hard Slovenia Grega Žemlja 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 2. 5 September 2015 Shanghai Challenger Hard India Yuki Bhambri 6–3, 0–6, 6–7(3–7)
Winner 1. 31 January 2016 Tennis Championships of Maui Hard United Kingdom Kyle Edmund 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 27 March 2016 Gemdale ATP Challenger Hard Israel Dudi Sela 4–6, 3–6

Futures titles (12)[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 Li Zhe 3–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
12. 22 June 2015 Zhangjiagang, F8 Hard China Li Zhe 6–3, 6–7(2–7), 6–3

Doubles titles[edit]

Challenger finals[edit]

Legend
ATP Challenger Tour (3–3)
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
Winner 1. 27 April 2015 Anning Challenger Hard China Bai Yan India Karunuday Singh
Australia Andrew Whittington
6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 5 September 2015 Shanghai Challenger Hard Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan Italy Thomas Fabbiano
Italy Luca Vanni
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 2. 7 March 2016 Zhuhai Challenger Hard Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng China Gong Maoxin
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
6–2, 1–6, [5–10]
Winner 3. 12 September 2016 Nanchang Challenger Hard China Zhang Zhizhen Colombia Nicolás Barrientos
Philippines Ruben Gonzales
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Runner-up 3. 2 January 2017 Bangkok Challenger Hard Japan Yūichi Sugita France Grégoire Barrère
France Jonathan Eysseric
3–6, 2–6

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]
3. 17 March 2014 Yuxi, F3 Hard China Zhe Li South Korea Lim Yong-kyu
South Korea Nam Ji-sung
6–4, 6–4

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