Wang Xiyu
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Wang Xiyu
Wang Xiyu
Wang X. WMQ19 (29).jpg
Wang at the 2019 Wimbledon
Country (sports) China
Born (2001-03-28) 28 March 2001 (age 20)
Taixing, China
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 338,596
Singles
Career record98-64 (60.5%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 106 (2 March 2020)
Current rankingNo. 135 (22 March 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2020)
French Open1R (2021)
WimbledonQ2 (2019, 2021)
US Open1R (2019)
Doubles
Career record40-24 (62.5%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 240 (27 May 2019)
Current rankingNo. 610 (22 March 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open JuniorSF (2018)
French Open JuniorSF (2017)
Wimbledon JuniorW (2018)
US Open JuniorF (2017)
Last updated on: 23 March 2021.

Wang Xiyu (Chinese: ; pinyin: Wáng X?y?; Mandarin pronunciation: [wǎ? ?í ỳ]; born 28 March 2001) is a Chinese tennis player. In March 2020, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 106. On 27 May 2019, she peaked at No. 240 in the WTA doubles rankings.[1]

Junior career

Wang became junior world No. 1 on 10 September 2018, right after she won her first and only singles Grand Slam title at the 2018 US Open, defeating Clara Burel in the final. The same year, she finished as quarterfinalist on the Australian Open and French Open and then as semifinalist on Wimbledon, all in singles.[2] In doubles, she also has won one doubles Grand Slam title at the 2018 Wimbledon, partnering with Wang Xinyu and finished as runner-up at the 2017 US Open, alongside Lea Bo?kovi?. She also reached semifinal at the 2017 French Open and 2018 Australian Open. On the ITF Junior Tour, she has won six singles and eight doubles titles.[3]

Professional career

Wang Xiyu at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics

2016-17: First steps

Wang made her ITF Women's Circuit debut in 2016 at the $10K event in Anning, as a wild card player. Despite the loss in her first match, the following week she reached semifinal at the $10K event in the same city.[1] In October 2017, she made her WTA main-draw debut at the 2017 Tianjin Open, where she also recorded her first win over Danka Kovini?.[4]

2018: Improvement

Season of 2018 was her breakthrough. In the early season, she reached quarterfinal at the $60K Burnie International, and soon after that she played in qualification at the Premier Mandatory Miami Open, but failed to reach main draw. In April, she recorded her first win at the WTA Challenger Tour, defeating Naomi Broady in order to reach second round of the Zhengzhou Open. In August, she won her first ITF singles title, defeating Barbora ?tefková in the final of $25 event in Nonthaburi. She then finished as runner-up at the another $25K event in Nonthaburi and win title at the $25K event in Tsukuba.[1] Her last tournament of season was Wuhan Open, where she made debut at the Premier 5 level tournaments. There she recorded win over wild card player Bernarda Pera,[5] before she lost in a tense match against Daria Kasatkina.[6]

2019: Grand Slam debut

In 2019, Wang continued to improve with her game and results. Just like previous year, she reached another quarterfinal at the $60K event in Burnie. In March, she made her debut at the Premier Mandatory level tournaments, reaching second round of Miami Open.[1] There she also recorded her first win on that level, defeating Monica Puig in the first round.[4] In April, she reached final at the $25K event in Osaka and month later won her first major ITF title at the $60K event in La Bisbal D'emporda, defeating Dalma Gálfi in the final.[1][4] In June, she reached quarterfinal of the $100K Manchester Trophy.[1] Unlike first three Grand Slams of the year, Wang succeed to reach main-draw at the US Open, but lost to Kirsten Flipkens in the first round.[4][7] Later, she reached only first round of Wuhan Open and China Open, but went one round further at the Tianjin Open.[1]

2020: First WTA semifinal

Wang started the year of 2020 with a win over Sorana Cîrstea at the Shenzhen Open,[8] but then lost to third seed Elise Mertens.[1] Soon after she failed to reach main-draw of Australian Open,[1] Wang reached quarterfinal of the Hua Hin Championships, where she also defeating world No. 15 Petra Marti?.[9] She followed this with semifinal of the Mexican Open, where she made three wins before she lost to Heather Watson.[10][11] Right after that, she reached her career-highest singles ranking of place 106.[12]

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (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.

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments, Fed Cup/Billie Jean King Cup and Olympic Games are included in win-loss records.

Singles

Current after the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.

Tournament 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A Q2 Q3 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
French Open A A Q2 A 1R 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Wimbledon A A Q2 NH Q2 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open A A 1R A 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Win-Loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 / 2 0-2 0%
WTA 1000
Indian Wells Open A A Q1 Not Held 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Miami Open A Q1 2R NH 1R 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Madrid Open A A A NH Q2 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Canadian Open A A 1R NH 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Wuhan Open A 2R 1R NH 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 3 7 3 7 Career total: 21
Overall Win-Loss 1-1 1-3 2-7 6-3 4-7 0 / 21 14-21 40%
Year-end ranking 592 200 143 123 $338,596

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 5 (3 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (2-2)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Aug 2018 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard Czech Republic Barbora ?tefková 6-3, 7-5
Loss 1-1 Aug 2018 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard China Wang Xinyu 1-6, 6-4, 1-6
Win 2-1 Aug 2018 ITF Tsukuba, Japan 25,000 Hard China Zhang Kailin 3-6, 7-5, 7-5
Loss 2-2 Apr 2019 ITF Osaka, Japan 25,000 Hard South Korea Han Na-lae 5-7, 6-3, 3-6
Win 3-2 May 2019 Internacional de Solgironès, Spain 60,000 Clay Hungary Dalma Gálfi 4-6, 6-3, 6-2

Doubles: 6 (3 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1-2)
Clay (2-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Sep 2017 ITF Hua Hin, Thailand 15,000 Hard Serbia Natalija Kosti? China Ni Ma Zhuoma
China You Mi Zhuoma
4-6, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Dec 2017 ITF Castellón, Spain 15,000 Clay China Ren Jiaqi Spain Yvonne Cavallé Reimers
Brazil Luisa Stefani
3-6, 1-6
Win 1-2 Jun 2018 ITF Barcelona, Spain 25,000 Clay United States Jessica Ho Brazil Carolina Meligeni Alves
France Jade Suvrijn
6-3, 6-1
Win 2-2 Jun 2018 ITF Madrid, Spain 25,000 Clay (i) Paraguay Montserrat González Russia Anastasia Pribylova
Romania Raluca ?erban
6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Win 3-2 Aug 2018 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 25,000 Hard China Wang Xinyu Australia Destanee Aiava
Australia Naiktha Bains
7-5, 5-7, [10-4]
Loss 3-3 Apr 2019 ITF Osaka, Japan 25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Hsu Ching-wen South Korea Choi Ji-hee
South Korea Han Na-lae
4-6, 7-5, [8-10]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Girls' singles: 1 (1 title)

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 2018 US Open Hard France Clara Burel 7-6(4), 6-2

Girls' doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Loss 2017 US Open Hard Croatia Lea Bo?kovi? Serbia Olga Danilovi?
Ukraine Marta Kostyuk
1-6, 5-7
Win 2018 Wimbledon Grass China Wang Xinyu United States Caty McNally
United States Whitney Osuigwe
6-2, 6-1

Record against top 10 players

Wang's record against players who have been ranked in the top 10. Active players are in boldface.[13]

Player Record Win% Hard Clay Grass Last Match
No. 2 ranked players
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova 0-1 0% 0-1 - - Lost (2-6, 4-6) at 2019 Canadian Open
Russia Vera Zvonareva 0-1 0% 0-1 - - Lost (4-6, 1-6) at 2020 Indian Wells Challenger
No. 4 ranked players
Netherlands Kiki Bertens 0-1 0% 0-1 - - Lost (4-6, 1-6) at 2019 Miami Open
No. 5 ranked players
Italy Sara Errani 1-0 100% 1-0 - - Won (7-5, 6-7(3), 6-1) at 2020 Mexican Open
No. 10 ranked players
Russia Daria Kasatkina 0-1 0% 0-1 - - Lost (1-6, 6-3, 6-7(8)) at 2018 Wuhan Open
Total 1-4 20% 1-4
(20%)
0-0
( - )
0-0
( - )
Statistics as of end of 2020

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Xiyu Wang | Player Stats & More - WTA Official". Women's Tennis Association. Retrieved .
  2. ^ David Kane (September 9, 2018). "Wang Xiyu wins US Open junior title, Americans Gauff, McNally take doubles". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ "Wang Xiyu Junior ITF". ITF Junior. Retrieved 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d Alex Macpherson (August 27, 2019). "Getting to know US Open 2019 debutantes Bolkvadze, Volynets, Wang Xiyu". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  5. ^ "Pera Bernarda vs Wang Xinyu". livescore.tennis365.com. Retrieved .
  6. ^ WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen (September 26, 2018). "Wang Qiang makes history as Chinese tennis surges forward in Wuhan". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  7. ^ WTA Staff (August 27, 2019). "Andreescu vaults past Volynets in US Open all-teen tussle: 'Every time I step on the court I play my game'". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  8. ^ January 5, 2020. "'I'll benefit from a win after overcoming pressure' - Zhang zips past Linette in Shenzhen". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  9. ^ Alex Macpherson (February 11, 2020). "Veteran Peng, teen Wang Xiyu win in Hua Hin". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  10. ^ Alex Macpherson (27 February 2020). "Acapulco 2020: Thursday's Order of Play and Match Points". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  11. ^ WTA Staff (February 29, 2020). "Fernandez ends Zarazua run, makes first final in Acapulco". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  12. ^ "Wang Xiyu ranking history". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2021.
  13. ^ "Head to Head". WTA Tennis. Retrieved 2020.

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