Yasutaka Uchiyama

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Yasutaka Uchiyama
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Country (sports)  Japan
Born (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 25)
Sapporo, Japan
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $396,348[1]
Singles
Career record 3–5
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 162 (31 July 2017)
Current ranking No. 213 (5 March 2018)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2017)
Wimbledon Q2 (2014)
US Open Q1 (2014, 2015, 2017)
Doubles
Career record 7–12
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 124 (27 November 2017)
Current ranking No. 124 (15 January 2018)
Last updated on: 15 January 2018.

Yasutaka Uchiyama (内山 靖崇, Uchiyama Yasutaka, born 5 August 1992) is a Japanese tennis player playing on the ATP Challenger Tour. He achieved career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 162 on 31 July 2017 and doubles ranking of No. 124 on 27 November 2017.[1]

Career[edit]

Junior career[edit]

As a junior Uchiyama compiled a win/loss record of 99–61 (and 77–56 in doubles), reaching as high as No. 12 in the combined world rankings in March 2010.[2] He reached the final of the 2009 Australian Open Boys' Doubles with Mikhail Biryukov, losing to Francis Casey Alcantara and Hsieh Cheng-peng in the final.

Senior career[edit]

Uchiyama has won eight ITF Futures singles title and reached the final of the Lexington Challenger in August 2015, losing to John Millman in three sets.

Uchiyama made Davis Cup debut for Japan in February 2013, Asia/Oceania Zone Group I first round against Indonesia in Tokyo. At 2014 Davis Cup World Group first round against Canada in Tokyo, He played the doubles rubber pairing Kei Nishikori, winning over Canadian pair Daniel Nestor and Frank Dancevic.[3] Japan defeat Canada with 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals in the World Group for the first time ever.[4]

ATP career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (1–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–0)
Titles by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–0)
Indoor (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Oct 2017 Japan Open, Japan 500 Series Hard Japan Ben McLachlan United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Brazil Bruno Soares
6–4, 7–6(7–1)

Challenger finals[edit]

Singles: 2 (2 titles, 1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 August 2015 Lexington, United States Hard Australia John Millman 3-6, 6-3, 4-6
Winner 1. 26 February 2017 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Slovenia Blaž Kavčič 6–3, 6–4
Winner 2. 4 March 2018 Yokohama, Japan Hard Japan Tatsuma Ito 2-6, 6-3, 6-4

Doubles: 8 (2 titles, 6 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 19 August 2012 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Hard Australia Brydan Klein Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
6–7 (5–7), 6–4, [4–10]
Runner-up 2. 12 May 2013 Kunming, China Hard Japan Go Soeda Australia Samuel Groth
Australia John-Patrick Smith
4–6, 1–6
Winner 1. 26 January 2014 Maui, United States Hard United States Denis Kudla United States Daniel Kosakowski
United States Nicolas Meister
6–3, 6–2
Winner 2. 23 Norvember 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Toshihide Matsui Japan Bumpei Sato
Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua
7-6 (8–6), 6-2
Runner-up 3. 1 March 2015 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Go Soeda Australia Benjamin Mitchell
Australia Jordan Thompson
3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 4. 12 April 2015 Saint-Brieuc, France Hard (i) Poland Andriej Kapaś France Grégoire Burquier
France Alexandre Sidorenko
3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 5. 21 February 2016 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Go Soeda China Gong Maoxin
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
3-6, 6-77-9
Runner-up 6. 18 June 2016 Blois, France Clay China Gong Maoxin Germany Alexander Satschko
Germany Simon Stadler
3-6, 6-72-7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ATP World Tour Profile
  2. ^ ITF Juniors profile. ITF Tennis.com Retrieved on 29 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Canada on the ropes as Japan takes doubles". Davis Cup. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Japan makes history with World Group win". Davis Cup. Retrieved 3 March 2016. 

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