Yuichi Sugita

Yuichi Sugita

Japanese tennis player
Date of Birth: 18.09.1988
Country: Japan

  1. Biography of Yuito Sugita
  2. Early Career
  3. Challenger Finals and Rankings
  4. Doubles Career

Biography of Yuito Sugita

Yuito Sugita is a Japanese tennis player who primarily competes in ATP Challenger tournaments. He has reached the finals of the Challenger series four times, winning once and finishing as the runner-up in the other three occasions.

Yuichi Sugita

Early Career

On March 14, 2010, Sugita reached his first Challenger final in Kyoto, Japan. He faced Matthew Ebden in the final and secured a convincing victory in three sets. Later that year, on November 28, he made it to the championship match in Toyota, Japan, but lost in straight sets to fellow Japanese player Tatsuma Ito.

Yuichi Sugita

Challenger Finals and Rankings

Sugita reached his third Challenger final on September 2, 2012, in Bangkok, Thailand. However, he once again faced defeat, this time losing to Israeli player Dudi Sela in straight sets. Almost two months later, on October 28, 2012, Sugita reached the final of a tournament in Seoul, South Korea, but was defeated by Chinese player Lu Yen-hsun.

Yuichi Sugita

As of November 19, 2012, Sugita was ranked 119th in the international rankings. Despite his success in Challenger tournaments, Sugita has not achieved significant results in Grand Slam events. In the Australian Open and US Open, he failed to progress beyond the third round of the qualifying matches. In the French Open, he was eliminated in the first round of qualifying in 2011 and 2012, while in Wimbledon, he only reached the second round of the qualifying matches.

Doubles Career

Sugita's performance in doubles has also been modest. On October 25, 2010, he was ranked 381st in the doubles rankings but later dropped to 593rd place. He has only competed in one Grand Slam doubles event, the junior Australian Open in 2006, where he and his partner were unable to advance past the first round of the main draw.