31 Facts About Yoshihito Nishioka


Yoshihito Nishioka has won two ATP Tour singles titles and achieved a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No 41 on 3 October 2022.

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In September, Yoshihito Nishioka earned men's singles gold medal in the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon, where he upset top seed Lu Yen-hsun of Chinese Taipei in the final.

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Yoshihito Nishioka became the first Japanese men's singles champion since Toshiro Sakai, who won the 1974 Asian Games in Tehran.

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Yoshihito Nishioka beat Igor Sijsling in the first round to record his first ATP main-draw win.

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Yoshihito Nishioka followed that up with a straight-sets win over Marinko Matosevic to become the first teenage qualifier to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament since his countryman Kei Nishikori.

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Yoshihito Nishioka was beaten by 30th seed Thomaz Bellucci in the next round.

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Yoshihito Nishioka lost his chance to compete in the round of sixteen when he was beaten by 14th seed Dominic Thiem.

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In June, Yoshihito Nishioka won through qualifying at 2016 Wimbledon for the first time, losing to Sergiy Stakhovsky in the first round of the main draw.

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Yoshihito Nishioka moved into the top 100 of the ATP rankings for the first time.

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Yoshihito Nishioka then lost to eventual champion Nick Kyrgios in three sets.

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At the 2017 Australian Open, Yoshihito Nishioka earned his second win at a Grand Slam tournament when he defeated Alex Bolt.

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Yoshihito Nishioka proceeded to the quarterfinals after wins against Jack Sock and Jordan Thompson.

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Yoshihito Nishioka was then defeated by Rafael Nadal in straight sets.

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In March, Yoshihito Nishioka built on his momentum by entering the main draw at 2017 Indian Wells as a lucky loser.

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Yoshihito Nishioka's promising start to the season was abruptly cut short when he ruptured the ACL of his left knee in a match against Jack Sock at the Miami Open.

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Yoshihito Nishioka underwent surgical reconstruction of the ACL on April 4,2017.

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Yoshihito Nishioka defeated American Tennys Sandgren in the first round of the 2019 Australian Open in a tight match.

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Yoshihito Nishioka fell to Juan Martin del Potro in a nearly four-hour-long five-set match in the second round, which included a comeback tiebreak to push the match to a fifth set.

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At the 2020 Australian Open, Yoshihito Nishioka reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career defeating 30th seed Dan Evans.

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Yoshihito Nishioka reached his second ATP final in Delray Beach, where he lost to the beast Reilly Opelka in three sets.

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At the 2020 US Open, Yoshihito Nishioka lost in the first round to former champion Andy Murray in a come-from-behind victory for the Scotsman in five sets.

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Yoshihito Nishioka reached the quarterfinals in Lyon, beating Ugo Humbert and 5th seed Gael Monfils, both in 3 sets.

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Yoshihito Nishioka started his 2022 season at the Adelaide International 1.

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Yoshihito Nishioka lost in the first round to eighth seed Kwon Soon-woo.

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Yoshihito Nishioka lost in the quarterfinals to top seed and world No 2, Daniil Medvedev.

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Yoshihito Nishioka started his clay-court season at the BMW Open in Munich.

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At Wimbledon, Yoshihito Nishioka lost in the first round to Emil Ruusuvuori in four sets.

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Yoshihito Nishioka defeated 16th seed Dan Evans in three tough sets to reach the semi-finals of an ATP 500 event for the first time in his career.

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Yoshihito Nishioka went one step further to reach the biggest final of his career, defeating world No 8 and top seed Andrey Rublev in straight sets, his third top-10 win in his career.

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Yoshihito Nishioka defeated lucky loser Aleksandar Kovacevic to reach the final.

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Yoshihito Nishioka won his second title defeating fourth seed Denis Shapovalov in the final in straight sets.

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