(添田 豪 - Soeda Gou) (born September 5, 1984 in Fujisawa, Kanagawa
) is a male Japanese tennis
player. He is currently coached by Davide Sanguinetti
He started playing tennis at the age of 4, and turned professional in April 2003
Soeda reached a world junior ranking high of #20 in singles and #43 in doubles in 2002.
Soeda entered the top-200 in singles in August, 2006, reaching a career high of #179 in November, 2006, before spending most of 2007 outside the top-200. He re-entered the top-200 in January, 2008.
2002 to 2005
Soeda began playing professional tournaments regularly in 2002, finishing the year ranked #883 in singles before turning professional in 2003. He rose steadily through the rankings over the next three years, finishing the year ranked #635 in 2003, #502 in 2004, and #302 in 2005.
Soeda had a very steady year at the Challenger level, reaching the quarterfinals or better 7 times, including the finals in Aptos, California in July and the semifinals in Ecuador in August.He also won the Japan F4 Futures, and finished 2006 ranked #188 in singles.
Soeda finished the 2nd half of 2007 strong, winning a Challenger-level tournament in August in Ecuador and reaching the final of a Challenger in Australia in November. He also won a Futures tournament in China in October. He finished 2007 ranked #206 in singles.
In doubles, he won a Challenger in Japan... Read More