Wu Di (tennis)
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Wu Di Tennis

Wu Di
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Country (sports) China[1]
ResidenceShanghai,[1] China
Born (1991-09-14) 14 September 1991 (age 30)
Wuhan, Hubei, China[1]
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro2007
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)[2]
CoachDavide Sanguinetti Fitness Coach Abhimanyu Singh
Prize moneyUS$ 840,244[1]
Singles
Career record21-33 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)[3]
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 140 (25 April 2016)
Current rankingNo. 368 (30 August 2021)[1]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2013, 2014, 2016)
French OpenQ2 (2013)
WimbledonQ1 (2016, 2017)
US OpenQ3 (2014)
Doubles
Career record3-12 (at ATP and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 186 (2 April 2018)
Current rankingNo. 593 (30 August 2021)
Team competitions
Davis Cup18-11 (62.1%)
Hopman CupRR (2012)
Medal record
Representing  China
Men's tennis
Asian Games
Silver medal - second place Team Event
Last updated on: 11 September 2021.

Wu Di (Chinese: ; pinyin: Wú Dí; Mandarin pronunciation: [ǔ tǐ]; born 14 September 1991) is a professional Chinese tennis player.

Professional career

Wu has a career high singles ranking of world No. 140 achieved on April 25 2016, and a career high doubles ranking of world No. 186 achieved on April 2 2018. He has reached 24 singles finals on the ATP Challenger Tour and ITF Futures Tour, posting a record of 13-11, which includes a 1-4 record in ATP Challenger finals. Additionally, he has reached 15 doubles finals posting a record of 6-9, which includes a 3-4 record in ATP Challenger finals.


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, as he and team China were eliminated in the round robin stage of the tournament.


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.


ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 24 (13-11)

Legend
ATP Challenger (1-4)
ITF Futures (12-7)
Finals by surface
Hard (13-11)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)


Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Apr 2010 China F3, Chongqing Futures Hard Croatia Marin Bradaric 7-5 ret.
Win 2-0 Jun 2010 China F6, Jiaxing Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
Win 3-0 Jan 2011 China F1, Mengzi City Futures Hard United Kingdom Joshua Milton 2-6, 7-5, 6-3
Loss 3-1 Jun 2011 Korea F3, Gimcheon Futures Hard South Korea Im Kyu-Tae 2-6, 2-6
Loss 3-2 Apr 2012 China F5, Chengdu Futures Hard China Zhang Ze 6-7(3-7), 3-6
Win 4-2 Apr 2012 China F6, Chengdu Futures Hard China Zhang Ze 6-1, 7-6(8-6)
Win 5-2 May 2012 China F8, Fuzhou Futures Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Ti 6-1, 6-2
Win 6-2 Jun 2012 Korea F3, Gimcheon Futures Hard United States Michael McClune 6-1, 6-1
Loss 6-3 Jun 2012 China F9, Shenyang Futures Hard China Li Zhe 6-1, 6-7(3-7), 3-6
Loss 6-4 Jul 2012 China F10, Shenyang Futures Hard China Gong Maoxin 4-6, 3-6
Loss 6-5 Aug 2012 Beijing, China Challenger Hard Slovenia Grega ?emlja 3-6, 0-6
Win 7-5 Apr 2013 China F1, Chengdu Futures Hard Netherlands Boy Westerhof 7-5, 2-6, 6-4
Win 8-5 Apr 2013 China F2, Chengdu Futures Hard Australia Nick Kyrgios 6-3, 6-3
Win 9-5 Mar 2014 Japan F1, Nishitama Futures Hard Japan Takuto Niki 6-2, 6-4
Win 10-5 Apr 2014 China F4, Chengdu Futures Hard Croatia Borna ?ori? 6-4, 6-2
Win 11-5 May 2015 China F5, Wuhan Futures Hard China Li Zhe 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Loss 11-6 Jun 2015 China F7, Wuhan Futures Hard Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-Chi 6-3, 3-6, 4-6
Win 12-6 Jun 2015 China F8, Zhangjiagang Futures Hard China Li Zhe 6-3, 6-7(2-7), 6-3
Loss 12-7 Aug 2015 China F13, Putian Futures Hard South Korea Duckhee Lee 2-6, 3-6
Loss 12-8 Sep 2015 Shanghai, China Challenger Hard India Yuki Bhambri 6-3, 0-6, 6-7(3-7)
Win 13-8 Jan 2016 Maui, United States Challenger Hard United Kingdom Kyle Edmund 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 13-9 Mar 2016 Shenzhen, China Challenger Hard Israel Dudi Sela 4-6, 3-6
Loss 13-10 Jun 2018 China F7, Luzhou Futures Hard China Li Zhe 6-2, 2-6, 2-6
Loss 13-11 Sep 2019 Shanghai, China Challenger Hard Japan Yasutaka Uchiyama 4-6, 6-7(4-7)

Doubles: 15 (6-9)

Legend
ATP Challenger (3-4)
ITF Futures (3-5)
Finals by surface
Hard (5-9)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 May 2009 China F4, Wuhan Futures Hard China Bai Yan China Feng Xue
China Zeng Shaoxuan
6-2, 6-1
Loss 1-1 Jan 2010 Israel F1, Eilat Futures Hard China Zhang Ze Slovakia Andrej Martin
Slovakia Miloslav Me?í?
2-6, 3-6
Loss 1-2 Feb 2010 Azerbaijan F2, Baku Futures Hard China Zhang Ze Netherlands Matwe Middelkoop
Netherlands Antal Van Der Duim
6-7(8-10), 5-7
Win 2-2 Apr 2010 China F3, Chongqing Futures Hard China Zhang Ze China Gong Maoxin
China Li Zhe
6-3, 1-6, [10-8]
Loss 2-3 Aug 2010 Astana, Kazakhstan Challenger Hard China Zhang Ze Russia Michail Elgin
Austria Nikolaus Moser
0-6, 4-6
Loss 2-4 Mar 2012 USA F6, Harlingen Futures Hard Italy Thomas Fabbiano United States Tennys Sandgren
United States Rhyne Williams
7-6(8-6), 5-7, [6-10]
Loss 2-5 Apr 2012 China F6, Chengdu Futures Hard China Chang Yu China Gao Xin
China Li Zhe
2-2 ret.
Loss 2-6 Jun 2012 China F9, Shenyang Futures Hard China Gao Peng Chinese Taipei Huang Liang-Chi
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-Huan
6-7(1-7), 5-7
Win 3-6 Mar 2014 China F3, Yuxi Futures Hard China Li Zhe South Korea Lim Yong-kyu
South Korea Nam Ji-sung
6-4, 6-4
Win 4-6 May 2015 Anning, China Challenger Clay China Bai Yan India Karunuday Singh
Australia Andrew Whittington
6-3, 6-4
Win 5-6 Sep 2015 Shanghai, China Challenger Hard Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan Italy Thomas Fabbiano
Italy Luca Vanni
6-3, 7-5
Loss 5-7 Mar 2016 Zhuhai, China Challenger Hard Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng China Gong Maoxin
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
6-2, 1-6, [5-10]
Win 6-7 Sep 2016 Nanchang, China Challenger Hard China Zhang Zhizhen Colombia Nicolás Barrientos
Philippines Ruben Gonzales
7-6(7-4), 6-3
Loss 6-8 Jan 2017 Bangkok, Thailand Challenger Hard Japan Y?ichi Sugita France Grégoire Barrère
France Jonathan Eysseric
3-6, 2-6
Loss 6-9 Mar 2018 Qujing, China Challenger Hard China Zhang Ze Belarus Aliaksandr Bury
Chinese Taipei Peng Hsien-yin
7-6(7-3), 4-6, [10-12]

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 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SR W-L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R A 1R Q3 Q2 A A A 0 / 3 0-3 0%
French Open Q2 Q1 A Q1 Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A A A Q1 Q1 A A NH 0 / 0 0-0  - 
US Open Q2 Q3 A Q2 Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-Loss 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 3 0-0 0%


References

  1. ^ a b c d e "ATP.com - Di Wu Profile".
  2. ^ "ITF Profile".
  3. ^ "ATP.com - Di Wu Singles Playing Activity in all tournaments".
  4. ^ "http://2012.australianopen.com/en_AU/news/articles/2012-10-23/201210221350915309730.html?promo=rss "

External links


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