Ziqi Wang
Ziqi Wang
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Vestavia Hills, Ala.
High School: Vestavia Hills

2016-17 Season (Junior): Began the fall with a 6-1 record in his first seven singles matches ... won his singles draw at the Ivy Plus ... reached the doubles final of the Darmouth Invitational alongside Stefan Doehler ... qualified for the ITA Northeast Regionals for the third straight year ... primarily started at the No. 2 singles position in the spring, posting a 12-1 record in his first 13 singles matches ...  finished the season with an impressive 20-9 overall singles record.

 

2015-16 Season (Sophomore): Started the season remarkably with an 8-0 singles record, including a championship victory in his draw at the Dartmouth Invitational ... qualified for and won a match at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals for the second straight year ... played in the No. 1 spot for the Bulldogs in all of his dual matches ... highlight of his season was a 7-6, 6-4 win over Harvard's top player Nicky Hu ... ITA Scholar-Athlete.

 

2014-15 Season (Freshman): Began the season in phenomenal fashion with a 9-4 singles record in his first 13 matches, including a win over Harvard's No. 1 player Denis Nguyen (No. 34 in the nation) ... Made a splash at the USTA/ITA Northeast Regionals by reaching the round of 16 in singles and quarterfinals in doubles ... Reached the finals of the Connecticut State Championship in singles after three consecutive main draw victories ... Solidified himself as a starting singles player in the spring, playing at the No. 2, No. 3, and No. 4 positions ... Ivy League season highlight was a victory over Penn's Josh Pompan at No. 4 singles ... ITA Scholar-Athlete.

 

Before Yale: Ranked in the top 30 in the national rankings on tennisrecruiting.net and in the top 10 in the Southern rankings … Ranked No. 1 in Alabama by the USTA and on tennisrecruiting.net … USTA National Open singles champion … Two-time National Open doubles champion … USTA Alabama Player of the Year for 2013 … Birmingham News Player of the Year for 2013 … Three-time high school state champion in both singles and doubles … Played at No. 1 singles and doubles on his high school team in his junior and senior years … His team won the state championship all four years he played … National Open Sportsmanship winner.

Notes: National Merit Finalist … Presidential Scholars Nominee … Attained a 4.73 weighted GPA in high school (4.0 unweighted) … Presidential Service Award Winner for 2012 and 2013 … Member of National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta … Volunteered at his local public library for several years … First college varsity athlete in his family.

Why Yale? “Yale is a great school with great academics and athletics, and, most importantly, great people. Competing in such an environment will challenge me to improve in all respects, on the court and off.”

 

Singles:

 

#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6

Dual Match Total

IVY

Overall

2016-17

 

13-6

 
 
 
 

 13-6

2-4

20-9

2015-16

 7-10

 
 
 
 
 

 7-10

1-5 

 15-11

2014-15

1-0

3-4

1-4 

 3-3

 
 

 8-11

1-5

 20-17

Total

8-10

16-10

1-4

 3-3

 
 

 28-27

4-14

 55-37

 

Doubles:

 

#1

#2

#3

Dual Match Total

IVY

Overall

2016-17

2-1

1-4

4-1

 7-6

1-0

12-11

2015-16

 

 1-1

1-0

 2-1

 

 4-6

2014-15

4-4

2-3

 0-1

 6-8

1-1

 14-15

Total

6-5

4-8

 5-2

 15-15

2-1

 30-32