(), who also goes by Jimmy Wang
, (born February 8, 1985 in Saudi Arabia
) is a professional tennis player
. He also goes by the nickname "Jimmy". Until the emergence of Lu Yen-Hsun
, Wang was the highest ranked player from Taiwan. The right-hander stands 5 feet 10 inches and weighs 141 pounds. Wang's trademark look is his wearing a white baseball cap
Wang started playing tennis at age seven and quickly emerged as one of Asia's most highly touted junior players. Highlights of his junior career include ascending to a #3 junior world ranking and making the finals of the 2001 US Open
Junior Championships as well as the finals of the 2001 Australian Open
Wang turned pro that year and has improved his game and ranking year each he has been on the professional circuit. In 2005, Wang broke into the ATP Top 100 for the first time by virtue of three straight Challenger
final appearances, winning a title at Istanbul
. The 21-year-old also reached the quarterfinal round of the ATP event in Bangkok
, and lost to Rafael Nadal
in the 1st round in Beijing
at the China Open. Wang made his Grand Slam
debut at Wimbledon
in 2004, losing to Andy Roddick
in the first round. In 2006, he reached the second round, bowing out to James Blake
3 sets to 1.
Yeu-Tzuoo is a member of the Chinese Taipei Davis Cup
team, compiling an impressive 17-6 record in Davis Cup action since 2001.
Grand Slam performance......