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Li Zhe Tennis
Li Zhe
Li Z. WMQ16 (13) (27595548344).jpg
Country (sports) China
ResidenceTianjin, China
Born (1986-09-20) 20 September 1986 (age 34)
Tianjin, China
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachChristophe Lambert
Prize money$ 713,273
Singles
Career record6-13
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 193 (11 November 2019)
Current rankingNo. 255 (12 April 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2019)
French OpenQ2 (2016)
WimbledonQ2 (2016)
US OpenQ1 (2019)
Doubles
Career record9-29
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 136 (28 February 2011)
Current rankingNo. 229 (12 April 2021)
Team competitions
Davis Cup11-11
Last updated on: 16 April 2021.

Li Zhe (Chinese: ; pinyin: L? Zhé; Mandarin pronunciation: [lì ̌];[1] born September 20, 1986) is a Chinese tennis player who plays mainly in the ATP Challenger and ITF Futures Tours. On 11 November 2019, he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of world No. 193. His highest doubles ranking of world No. 136 was achieved on 28 February 2011.

Personal

Li Zhe was born in Tianjin, China on September 20, 1986.[2] He began playing tennis at age 8 and turned professional in 2004. He plays right-handed, and his favorite surface is hard court. He is 6 feet, 1 inch (185 cm) and 178 pounds (81 kg).[3] His goal as a professional tennis player is to enter the top 100 ranked tennis players in the world.[4]


Career

On December 2018 Li defeated his compatriot Ze Zhang in three sets to win the 2019 Australian Open Asia-Pac Wildcard Play-off, which secured a wildcard place for him to make his grand slam singles debut at age 32 at the 2019 Australian Open.[5]


Li represents his native country of China competing during the Davis Cup. He competes in both singles. for which he has a record of 6-3, and doubles which his record is 5-8, for a combined total record of 11-11. He has reached 26 career singles finals, boasting a record of 14 wins and 12 losses, including a 0-2 record in ATP Challenger finals. Additionally he has reached a bountiful 78 doubles finals with a record of 52 wins and 26 losses, including a 6-7 record in ATP Challenger finals.


ATP Challenger and ITF Futures Finals

Singles: 26 (14-12)

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0-2)
ITF Futures Tour (14-10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (14-12)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)


Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 2008 China F3, Taizhou Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin 4-6, 5-7
Win 1-1 Apr 2008 China F4, Taizhou Futures Hard Japan Satoshi Iwabuchi 2-6, 7-5, 7-5
Win 2-1 Apr 2010 China F4, Guiyang Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin 6-4, 6-3
Loss 2-2 Apr 2011 China F4, Chengdu Futures Hard South Korea Im Kyu-tae 6-7(8-10), 1-6
Win 3-2 Jul 2011 Canada F3, Mississauga Futures Hard Canada Steven Diez 6-2, 6-3
Win 4-2 May 2012 Israel F8, Ramat HaSharon Futures Hard China Chang Yu 6-4, 7-5
Win 5-2 Jun 2012 China F9, Shenyang Futures Hard China Wu Di 1-6, 7-6(7-3), 6-3
Win 6-2 Mar 2014 China F1, Guangzhou Futures Hard China Bai Yan 6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-3), 6-1
Loss 6-3 Jun 2014 China F6, Putian Futures Hard China Bai Yan 2-6, 1-6
Loss 6-4 Jul 2014 China F8, Shenzhen Futures Hard China Bai Yan 6-4, 2-6, 1-6
Win 7-4 Jul 2014 China F9, Zhangjiagang Futures Hard Serbia Nikola Milojevi? 6-2, 6-2
Loss 7-5 May 2015 China F5, Wuhan Futures Hard China Wu Di 6-3, 4-6, 6-7(3-7)
Win 8-5 May 2015 China F6, Wuhan Futures Hard China Bai Yan 6-4, 6-3
Loss 8-6 Jun 2015 China F8, Zhangjiagang Futures Hard China Wu Di 3-6, 7-6(7-2), 3-6
Win 9-6 Jul 2015 China F10, Xi'an Futures Hard China Zhang Ze 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Win 10-6 Jul 2015 China F11, Xi'an Futures Hard China He Yecong 6-1, 6-1
Loss 10-7 Oct 2015 Australia F6, Alice Springs Futures Hard Czech Republic Robin Stan?k 2-6, 3-6
Loss 10-8 Jul 2016 China F10, Longyan Futures Hard South Korea Lee Duck-hee 4-6, 4-6
Loss 10-9 Jan 2017 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard Serbia Janko Tipsarevi? 2-6, 3-6
Win 11-9 Apr 2017 China F4, Luzhou Futures Hard Japan Shuichi Sekiguchi 6-3, 6-0
Loss 11-10 Jul 2017 China F10, Kunshan Futures Hard India Prajnesh Gunneswaran 3-6, 1-6
Loss 11-11 Jul 2017 China F14, Tianjin Futures Hard Serbia Nikola Milojevi? 4-6, 2-6
Win 12-11 Apr 2018 Japan F5, Kashiwa Futures Hard Japan Yusuke Takahashi 6-4, 6-7(5-7), 7-5
Win 13-11 Jun 2018 China F7, Luzhou Futures Hard China Wu Di 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
Win 14-11 Jun 2018 China F8, Yinchuan Futures Hard Thailand Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul 6-3, 6-3
Loss 14-12 Nov 2019 Shenzhen, China P.R. Challenger Hard China Zhang Zhizhen 3-6, 6-4, 1-6


Doubles: 78 (52-26)

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (6-7)
ITF Futures Tour (46-19)
Titles by Surface
Hard (50-24)
Clay (1-2)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2005 China F4, Tianjin Futures Hard China Wang Yu jr. Australia David To
Australia Marcus Walker
6-1, 6-2
Loss 1-1 Mar 2006 China F5, Guangzhou Futures Hard China Xue Feng United States James Cerretani
Netherlands Jesse Huta Galung
6-4, 3-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 1-2 Aug 2006 Italy F25, Imperia Futures Clay China Wang Yu jr. Italy Fabio Colangelo
Italy Mattia Livraghi
4-6, 4-6
Loss 1-3 Aug 2006 Italy F27, Bolzano Futures Clay China Wang Yu jr. Czech Republic Du?an Karol
Spain David Luque-Velasco
3-6, 5-7
Win 2-3 May 2007 China F2, Tianjin Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Chinese Taipei Chang Huai-en
Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
6-3, 3-6, 6-1
Win 3-3 May 2007 China F3, Beijing Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Australia Matthew Ebden
New Zealand Jose Statham
0-6, 6-3, 7-5
Loss 3-4 Nov 2007 China F8, Wuxi Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Netherlands Antal van der Duim
Netherlands Boy Westerhof
6-7(5-7), 4-6
Loss 3-5 Mar 2008 Japan F1, Tokyo Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Japan Hiroki Kondo
Japan Hiroyasu Sato
6-3, 6-7(3-7), [2-10]
Win 4-5 Apr 2008 Japan F3, K?fu Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin New Zealand G.D. Jones
New Zealand Daniel King-Turner
6-1, 7-5
Loss 4-6 May 2008 Korea Rep. F4, Seogwipo Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Japan Yaoki Ishii
Japan Hiroki Kondo
4-6, 5-7
Win 5-6 Jun 2008 Japan F6, Akishima Futures Carpet China Gong Maoxin China Wang Yu jr.
China Xu Junchao
6-4, 3-6, [10-7]
Win 6-6 Jul 2008 Japan F7, Ariake Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin United States Minh Le
Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
6-2, 6-1
Win 7-6 Sep 2008 Japan F8, Osaka Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Japan Hiroki Kondo
Japan Hiroyasu Sato
6-4, 6-3
Loss 7-7 Jan 2009 China F1, Guangzhou Futures Hard China Wang Yu jr. Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua
0-6, 3-6
Loss 7-8 Apr 2009 Korea Rep. F1, Daegu Futures Hard South Korea Kim Young-jun New Zealand G.D. Jones
New Zealand Daniel King-Turner
2-6, 4-6
Loss 7-9 Apr 2009 Korea Rep. F2, Seogwipo Futures Hard France Clément Reix Japan Satoshi Iwabuchi
Japan Gouichi Motomura
3-6, 2-6
Win 8-9 Apr 2009 Korea Rep. F3, Changwon Futures Hard China Wang Yu jr. Sweden Ervin Eleskovic
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
6-2, 6-3
Loss 8-10 May 2009 Korea Rep. F4, Gimcheon Futures Hard China Wang Yu jr. New Zealand G.D. Jones
New Zealand Daniel King-Turner
4-6, 1-6
Win 9-10 Aug 2009 China F7, Ningbo Futures Hard China Wang Yu jr. China Gong Maoxin
China Xue Feng
4-6, 6-1, [10-6]
Loss 9-11 Sep 2009 Australia F6, Darwin Futures Hard China Wang Yu jr. Australia Kaden Hensel
Australia Adam Hubble
4-6, 3-6
Loss 9-12 Feb 2010 Azerbaijan F1, Baku Futures Hard (i) China Gong Maoxin Romania Petru-Alexandru Luncanu
Netherlands Matwé Middelkoop
7-6(9-7), 3-6, [10-12]
Loss 9-13 Apr 2010 China F3, Chongqing Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin China Wu Di
China Zhang Ze
3-6, 6-1, [8-10]
Win 10-13 Apr 2010 China F4, Guiyang Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Chinese Taipei Chang Yao-lun
South Korea Daniel Yoo
5-7, 6-3, [10-4]
Loss 10-14 Apr 2010 Korea F3, Changwon Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Austria Nikolaus Moser
Austria Max Raditschnigg
2-6, 6-2, [5-10]
Loss 10-15 May 2010 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard China Gong Maoxin United States Brendan Evans
Japan Toshihide Matsui
6-3, 3-6, [8-10]
Win 11-15 Jun 2010 China F5, Wuhan Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin China Ma Yanan
China Yu Xinyuan
7-5, 6-3
Win 12-15 Jun 2010 China F6, Jiaxing Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin China Gao Peng
China Gao Wan
6-4, 6-3
Win 13-15 Aug 2010 Karshi, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard China Gong Maoxin India Divij Sharan
India Vishnu Vardhan
6-3, 6-1
Win 14-15 Sep 2010 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard China Gong Maoxin India Yuki Bhambri
United States Ryler DeHeart
6-3, 6-4
Win 15-15 Oct 2010 China F8, Shanghai Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Finland Harri Heliövaara
New Zealand Jose Statham
7-6(7-3), 7-6(8-6)
Win 16-15 Jan 2011 China F1, Mengzi Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
6-1, 6-1
Win 17-15 Jan 2011 China F2, Mengzi Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Chinese Taipei Lee Hsin-han
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
4-6, 6-3, [10-4]
Win 18-15 Apr 2011 China F3, Chengdu Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Chinese Taipei Chen Ti
China Xu Junchao
6-0, 6-3
Win 19-15 Apr 2011 China F4, Chengdu Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin South Korea Im Kyu-tae
Japan Hiroki Kondo
6-3, 7-6(7-4)
Win 20-15 Jun 2011 China F7, Shenzhen Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin South Korea Jun Woong-sun
South Korea Daniel Yoo
6-0, 6-3
Win 21-15 Jun 2011 China F8, Huizhou Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin China Gao Peng
China Gao Wan
6-4, 6-2
Win 22-15 Jul 2011 Canada F3, Mississauga Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin United States Peter Aarts
Canada Daniel Chu
6-4, 7-6(7-1)
Win 23-15 Oct 2011 Indonesia F4, Jakarta Futures Hard Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan India Yuki Bhambri
India Rohan Gajjar
6-3, 6-2
Win 24-15 Nov 2011 Thailand F5, Phuket Futures Hard (i) Canada Kelsey Stevenson Thailand Weerapat Doakmaiklee
Thailand Kirati Siributwong
6-4, 4-6, [10-3]
Win 25-15 Apr 2012 China F5, Chengdu Futures Hard China Gao Xin China Chang Yu
China Wu Di
2-2 ret.
Win 26-15 May 2012 Israel F7, Ashkelon Futures Hard China Chang Yu Israel Saar Steele
Israel Amir Weintraub
6-3, 6-2
Win 27-15 May 2012 China F8, Fuzhou Futures Hard China Gao Xin Japan Takuto Niki
Japan Arata Onozawa
6-2, 6-3
Win 28-15 Jul 2012 China F10, Shenyang Futures Hard China Gao Xin Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-chi
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
6-4, 7-5
Win 29-15 Dec 2012 Hong Kong F2, Hong Kong Futures Hard China Chang Yu China Gao Peng
Sweden Patrik Rosenholm
6-4, 6-4
Loss 29-16 Feb 2013 Turkey F6, Antalya Futures Hard China Chang Yu Chinese Taipei Chen Ti
Japan Hiroki Kondo
0-6, 2-6
Win 30-16 Feb 2013 Turkey F7, Antalya Futures Hard China Chang Yu Croatia Mate Deli?
Serbia Ilija Vu?i?
7-5, 3-6, [11-9]
Win 31-16 May 2013 China F4, Fuzhou Futures Hard China Gao Xin China Gao Peng
China Gao Wan
6-4, 2-6, [12-10]
Win 32-16 Mar 2014 China F3, Yuxi Futures Hard China Wu Di South Korea Lim Yong-kyu
South Korea Nam Ji-sung
6-4, 6-4
Win 33-16 Apr 2014 China F4, Chengdu Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-chi
Chinese Taipei Hung Jui-chen
6-3, 6-4
Win 34-16 Apr 2014 China F5, Chengdu Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Russia Victor Baluda
Belarus Ilya Ivashka
0-1 ret.
Win 35-16 May 2014 Thailand F4, Bangkok Futures Hard Indonesia Christopher Rungkat Thailand Phassawit Burapharitta
Thailand Grittaboon Prahmanee
6-0, 6-1
Win 36-16 Jun 2014 China F6, Putian Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua
6-1, 6-3
Loss 36-17 Jan 2015 Turkey F2, Antalya Futures Hard South Korea Kim Cheong-eui Ukraine Artem Smirnov
Ukraine Volodymyr Uzhylovskyi
3-6, 0-6
Loss 36-18 Jan 2015 Turkey F3, Antalya Futures Hard South Africa Ruan Roelofse Austria Lucas Miedler
Austria Maximilian Neuchrist
4-6, 4-6
Win 37-18 Feb 2015 Turkey F4, Antalya Futures Hard South Africa Ruan Roelofse Germany Jan Choinski
Germany Kevin Krawietz
6-3, 4-6, [10-2]
Win 38-18 Mar 2015 Japan F3, K?fu Futures Hard China Gao Xin Japan Takashi Saito
Japan Yusuke Watanuki
6-0, 6-7(4-7), [10-1]
Win 39-18 Apr 2015 China F4, Yuxi Futures Hard China Gao Xin South Korea Kim Cheong-eui
Netherlands Boy Westerhof
6-4, 6-4
Win 40-18 May 2015 China F6, Wuhan Futures Hard China Gao Xin China Bai Yan
Japan Arata Onozawa
7-5, 6-3
Win 41-18 Jun 2015 Gimcheon, Korea, Rep. Challenger Hard New Zealand Jose Statham South Africa Dean O'Brien
South Africa Ruan Roelofse
6-4, 6-2
Win 42-18 Jul 2015 China F10, Xi'an Futures Hard India Sriram Balaji China Bai Yan
Chinese Taipei Chen Ti
4-6, 7-6(7-2), [13-11]
Loss 42-19 Jul 2015 China F11, Xi'an Futures Hard India Sriram Balaji China Bai Yan
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
7-6(7-4), 3-6, [7-10]
Loss 42-20 Sep 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Ti China Bai Yan
Italy Riccardo Ghedin
2-6, 5-7
Win 43-20 Oct 2015 Australia F6, Alice Springs Futures Hard China Gao Xin Australia Alex Bolt
Australia Jordan Thompson
3-6, 6-3, [10-1]
Win 44-20 Oct 2015 Australia F7, Cairns Futures Hard China Gao Xin New Zealand Finn Tearney
Japan Yusuke Watanuki
6-1, 6-2
Win 45-20 May 2016 Rome, Italy Challenger Clay China Bai Yan Netherlands Sander Arends
Austria Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6-3, 3-6, [11-9]
Win 46-20 Jul 2016 China F10, Longyan Futures Hard China Bai Yan China Sun Fajing
China Wang Aoran
7-6(7-1), 6-4
Loss 46-21 Aug 2016 Chengdu, China, P.R. Challenger Hard China Gao Xin China Gong Maoxin
China Zhang Ze
3-6, 6-4, [11-13]
Loss 46-22 Sep 2016 Shanghai, China, P.R. Challenger Hard China Gao Xin Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
6-7(6-8), 7-5, [0-10]
Win 47-22 Apr 2017 China F4, Luzhou Futures Hard China Gao Xin Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
Chinese Taipei Jimmy Wang
4-6, 6-3, [10-6]
Loss 47-23 May 2017 China F7, Wuhan Futures Hard China Gao Xin Japan Shintaro Imai
Japan Kaichi Uchida
6-4, 4-6, [8-10]
Win 48-23 Jul 2017 China F10, Kunshan Futures Hard China Gao Xin China He Yecong
China Zhang Zhizhen
6-3, 6-2
Win 49-23 Jul 2017 China F11, Shenzhen Futures Hard China Gao Xin China Wu Hao
China Xia Zihao
7-6(7-4), 6-2
Win 50-23 Oct 2017 Australia F6, Toowoomba Futures Hard Australia Bradley Mousley United States Nathan Pasha
Australia Darren Polkinghorne
6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Win 51-23 Jul 2018 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard United States Alex Lawson United States JC Aragone
United Kingdom Liam Broady
7-6(7-2), 6-3
Loss 51-24 Nov 2018 Kobe, Japan Challenger Hard (i) Japan Go Soeda Portugal Gonçalo Oliveira
Australia Akira Santillan
6-2, 4-6, [10-12]
Win 52-24 Feb 2019 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard Portugal Gonçalo Oliveira Spain Enrique López Pérez
Japan Hiroki Moriya
6-2, 6-1
Loss 52-25 Mar 2019 Shenzhen, China, P.R. Challenger Hard Portugal Gonçalo Oliveira Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Indonesia Christopher Rungkat
4-6, 6-3, [6-10]
Loss 52-26 Jul 2019 Granby, Canada Challenger Hard France Hugo Nys Sweden Andre Goransson
Netherlands Sem Verbeek
2-6, 4-6

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Tournament 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Q1 A A 1R Q3 Q2 0 / 1 0-1 0%
French Open Q2 A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon Q2 A A Q1 NH 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 / 1 0-1 0%


Rankings

Year end ATP rankings

Year Singles Doubles
2012 385 359
2011 374 181
2010 449 146
2009 753 396
2008 552 548
2007 894 600
2006 968 453
2005 1187 666
2004 n/a  n/a

Sponsorship

In November 2010, Zhe Li signed as a spokesperson for Dunlop Sport, after gaining recognition as the captain of the Chinese national men's tennis team and winning the China Tennis Grand Prix men's doubles title.[6]

References

  1. ^ "The pronunciation by Li Zhe himself". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Zhe Li - Tennis Players - Tennis". ATP World Tour. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Pro Circuit - Player Profile - LI, Zhe (CHN)". ITF Tennis. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Google Translate". Retrieved .
  5. ^ https://www.tennisworldusa.org/amp_tennis/news/On_the_ATP_results_with/63491/-2019-ao-asiapac-wildcard-playoff-zhe-li-makes-grand-slam-debut-at-32/
  6. ^ "Google Translate". Retrieved .

External links


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