Tennis player Yoshihito Nishioka was born in Japan on September 27, 1995. He won one ATP Tour singles tournament on February 24, 2020, when he earned a career-high ATP singles ranking of number 48.
With a junior singles record of 113-49 and a doubles record of 63-45, Yoshihito Nishioka was ranked No. 12 in the world in January 2012.
Nishioka qualified for the US Open in his first Grand Slam qualifying campaign, however he had to forfeit his first-round match against Paolo Lorenzi due to sickness.
The next week, he won his first ATP Challenger Tour championship by defeating Somdev Devvarman in Shanghai’s championship match.
Yoshihito Nishioka Siblings: Meet Brother Yasuo Nishioka
Nishioka’s well-known brother is Yasuo Nishioka. He instructs tennis himself.
He advanced to round three of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career at the 2020 Australian Open by defeating 30th seed Dan Evans.
In Delray Beach, where he lost to Reilly Opelka in three sets, he advanced to his second ATP final.
He eliminated Dan Evans at the Miami Open in 2022 to become the second qualifier in his career to go to the third round of the Masters. He defeated Jenson Brooksby, Atlanta winner and 11th seed Alex De Minaur, and seventh seed Karen Khachanov in straight sets at the 2022 Citi Open to go to the quarterfinals once again during the season.