Yasutaka Uchiyama

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Yasutaka Uchiyama
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Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Born (1992-08-05) 5 August 1992 (age 28)
Sapporo, Japan
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Turned proApril 2011
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$845,300[1]
Singles
Career record8–14
Career titles0
4 Challenger, 8 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 78 (4 November 2019)
Current rankingNo. 90 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2020)
French Open1R (2020)
Wimbledon1R (2019)
US Open1R (2020)
Doubles
Career record10–21
Career titles1
3 Challenger, 8 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 102 (20 August 2018)
Current rankingNo. 446 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2020)
Wimbledon1R (2018)
Last updated on: 22 March 2020.

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 a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 78 on 04 November 2019 and doubles ranking of No. 102 on 20 August 2018.[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 titles and reached the final of the Lexington Challenger in August 2015, losing to John Millman in three sets.

Uchiyama made his Davis Cup debut for Japan in February 2013, in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group I first round against Indonesia in Tokyo. In the 2014 Davis Cup World Group first round against Canada in Tokyo, he played the doubles rubber with partner Kei Nishikori, winning over Canadian pair Daniel Nestor and Frank Dancevic.[3] Japan defeated Canada 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: 7 (4 titles, 3 runner-up)[edit]

Result W–L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 2015 Lexington, United States Hard Australia John Millman 3-6, 6-3, 4-6
Win 1–1 Feb 2017 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Slovenia Blaž Kavčič 6–3, 6–4
Win 2–1 Mar 2018 Yokohama, Japan Hard Japan Tatsuma Ito 2-6, 6-3, 6-4
Win 3–1 Sep 2018 Zhangjiagang, China Hard Chinese Taipei Jason Jung 6-2, 6-2
Loss 3–2 Jul 2019 Granby, Canada Hard United States Ernesto Escobedo 6-7(5-7), 4-6
Win 4–2 Sep 2019 Shanghai, China Hard China Wu Di 6-4, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 4-3 Nov 2019 Playford, Australia Hard Australia James Duckworth 6-7(2-7), 4-6

Doubles: 10 (3 titles, 7 runners-up)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Aug 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]
Loss 0–2 May 2013 Kunming, China Hard Japan Go Soeda Australia Samuel Groth
Australia John-Patrick Smith
4–6, 1–6
Win 1–2 Jan 2014 Maui, United States Hard United States Denis Kudla United States Daniel Kosakowski
United States Nicolas Meister
6–3, 6–2
Win 2–2 Nov 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Toshihide Matsui Japan Bumpei Sato
Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua
7-6 (8–6), 6-2
Loss 2–3 Mar 2015 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Go Soeda Australia Benjamin Mitchell
Australia Jordan Thompson
3-6, 2-6
Loss 2–4 Apr 2015 Saint-Brieuc, France Hard (i) Poland Andriej Kapaś France Grégoire Burquier
France Alexandre Sidorenko
3-6, 4-6
Loss 2–5 Feb 2016 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Go Soeda China Gong Maoxin
Chinese Taipei Yi Chu-huan
3-6, 6-7(7-9)
Loss 2–6 Jun 2016 Blois, France Clay China Gong Maoxin Germany Alexander Satschko
Germany Simon Stadler
3-6, 6-7(2-7)
Win 3–6 Nov 2017 Kobe, Japan Hard (i) Japan Ben McLachlan India Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
Indonesia Christopher Rungkat
4-6, 6-3, [10-8]
Loss 3–7 Feb 2018 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Go Soeda Australia Luke Saville
Australia Jordan Thompson
3-6, 7-5, [6-10]

Junior Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-Up 2009 Australian Open Hard Russia Mikhail Biryukov Philippines Francis Alcantara
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
4–6, 2–6

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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