Yuichi Sugita tests positive for coronavirus

Tennis Jan 6, 2021

Yuichi Sugita tests positive for coronavirus

Yuichi Sugita, Japan's third-highest ranked male tennis player, revealed on Twitter late Tuesday evening he tested positive for the coronavirus. Sugita said he had planned to compete in the Jan. 7-13 Antalya Open in Turkey but had to cancel his travel plans as he received ...

Yuichi Sugita loses in first round at Monte Carlo

More Sports / Tennis Apr 18, 2018

Yuichi Sugita loses in first round at Monte Carlo

Yuichi Sugita bowed out in the opening round of the Monte-Carlo Masters on Tuesday with a 6-3, 6-2 loss to Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany. World No. 43 Sugita had won the only previous meeting between the pair on tour, but could only convert a single ...

More Sports / Tennis Aug 23, 2017

Sugita makes second-round exit at Winston-Salem Open

Tenth seed Yuichi Sugita lost his opening men's singles match at the Winston-Salem Open against 19-year-old Taylor Fritz 6-3, 6-2 and was sent to an early second-round exit by the American on Tuesday. Sugita, currently 43rd on the world rankings, was making his debut at ...

Red-hot Sugita gears up for Wimbledon

More Sports / Tennis Jul 3, 2017

Red-hot Sugita gears up for Wimbledon

Fresh from claiming his first career ATP title at the Antalya Open in southern Turkey, Yuichi Sugita arrived in London on Sunday and said he could not hope to start Wimbledon on a better note. Sugita moved up from 66th to a career-best 44th in ...

Sugita reaches first ATP World Tour final

More Sports / Tennis Jun 30, 2017

Sugita reaches first ATP World Tour final

Yuichi Sugita overcame Marcos Baghdatis to reach his first career ATP World Tour final on Friday at the Antalya Open in Turkey. Sugita, the world No. 66, won the first set 6-3, dropped the second 6-7 (7-9) and was leading 4-1 in the decider when ...