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Michael Yani
  • Nationality: USA (United States)
  • Birthdate: December 31, 1980
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Birthplace: Singapore
  • Residence: Durham, NC, USA
  • Turned Pro: 2003
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Coach: Ed Yani
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Started playing tennis at age 2 and a half in front yard … Nickname is Yan…Mother Nancy, father Edward are both retired... Two brothers - Terry wo ... Read Full Bio

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  • Wickmayer Whips Top-seeded Shuai at WTA Guangzhou
  • pegged as a future star on the WTA tour, things never panned out as a top player for now-27-year-old Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium, whose career has been beset by injuries. But on Wednesday the No. 116-ranked Wickmayer had a moment in the sun in the land of the rising su...
  • 2017-09-20
  • US Open Hits Keep Coming as Kerber Ousted 1st Round
  • three sets to get by Lara Arruabarrena Vecino, No. 15 Madison Keys and No. 23 Barbora Strycova. Also on the upset tip was Belgian Yanina Wickmayer who rolled No. 28 seed Lesia Tsurenko 6-3, 6-1. Matches to look for Wednesday on the rain-backed-up schedule include (WC) Ma...
  • 2017-08-30
  • Sharapova v Halep 1st Rd. Headlines Wild Women's US Open; Preview
  • Svitolina, (6) Angie Kerber, (12) Jelena Ostapenko, (15) Madison Keys Floaters: Genie Bouchard, Daria Kasatkina, Christina McHale, Yanina Wickmayer, Naomi Osaka Notes: Can you remember a year ago when Kerber was No. 1? Seems like an eon ago. The No. 6 seed could be one-an...
  • 2017-08-25
  • Thiem, 4 ATP Top 10; Halep at Combined Citi Open; ATP/WTA Previews
  • returns from an injury following last year's Olympics and Halep is competing in Washington for the first time...The absent Yanina Wickmayer beat Davis in last year's final...Stephens (2015) is the lone former champ in the field. ...
  • 2017-07-29
  • Struggling Kerber, 5 of Top 10 at WTA Dubai; Budapest; Previews
  • in Dubai. HUNGARIAN LADIES OPEN Budapest, Hungary; surface: hard Seeds: Timea Babos, Lucie Safarova, Julia Goerges, Sorana Cirstea, Yanina Wickmayer, Pauline Parmentier, Oceane Dodin, Annika Beck Floaters: Donna Vekic, Kirsten Flipkens Notes: No Top 30 players, but Hung...
  • 2017-02-19
  • Serena Williams Conquers Bencic, Yips at Australian Open
  • progresses to another tester, this time lefty former Top 10er Lucie Safarova, who on Tuesday survived nine match points to beat Belgian Yanina Wickmayer. Also into the second round from the Top 10 were No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska working past Tsvetana Pironkova 6-1, 4-6, 6-1 in ...
  • 2017-01-17
  • Arn Follows Sharapova Upset, Topping Wickmayer for WTA Auckland Crown
  • Greta Arn showed her upset over former No. 1 Maria Sharapova was no fluke, on Saturday ousting No. 2 seed Yanina Wickmayer 6-3, 6-3 to win her second career title at 31 years old at the ASB Classic in Auckland. The unseeded Arn, ranked No. 88 entering the event, sav...
  • 2011-01-08
  • Justin Henin Interview - Wimbledon, June 25
  • have really good results. I mean, we proved we could do a lot of things for a little country. But it was difficult when we stopped. Then Yanina Wickmayer arrived, Kim came back, Kirsten Flipkens a very good season also. It's great that we have this interest in the Belgian tennis a...
  • 2010-06-25
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  • Nick Kyrgios Threatens Not To Finish Match, Says He Didn't Call Mohamed Lahyani A Dirty Scum! [Video]
  • Gael Monfils Saves MP To Beat Ivo Karlovic For Washington Title; Yanina Wickmayer Wins Two
  • Yanina Wickmayer Tennis Doping Press Conference


  • Recent fan comments for Michael Yani:


    Rita Lunn-Donovan
    Says:

    Did you live in Singapore when you were about 6yrs old?
    Is your Mothers name Nancy and you have one brother.

    Just wondered if you are the same Michael yani who lived in Singapore when I was there.


    Posted on June 3, 2009 at 07:18 ET



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