Richard Yang

  • Age26
  • Born 8 May 1998
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, (Victoria)
  • LivesMelbourne, (Victoria)
  • Height165 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachRob Leeds & Warren Maher

On court

  • won 2012 Optus 14s Spring Nationals in Perth
  • finalist at 2011 Victorian Junior Hardcourt Championships
  • took part in first Futures event in 2012 at the Australia F7 Futures at Happy Valley

Off court

  • best subject at school is mathematics
  • passion is sport; says if not a tennis player he would be participating in another sport
  • lists hero as Roger Federer


Richard Yang in the news

Winners crowned at Gallipoli Youth Cup
Jake Delaney (L) shakes hands with Cormac Clissold after winning the final of the Gallipoli Youth Cup at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue-Bai
28 April, 2014

Jake Delaney and Violet Apisah were crowned winners at the seventh Gallipoli Youth Cup during a week embraced by school students and commemorating fallen soliders at Gallipoli.
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Strong start to 16s campaign for Mousley
Bradley Mousley, Optus 16s Australian Championships, December Showdown, 2012. MATT JOHNSON
12 December, 2012

Top seed Bradley Mousley kicked off round one action of the 2012 Optus 16s Australian Championships with a dominating win over up-and-coming Victorian Richard Yang 6-1…
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Purcell, Aiava win Optus 14s titles
Max Purcell (L) and Destanee Aiava were the winners of the Optus 14s Australian Championships for 2012 at Melbourne Park; Matthew Johnson
9 December, 2012

Destanee Aiava and Max Purcell have won the Optus 14s Australian Championships following straight set finals victories on Sunday, writes Alana Mitchelson.
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Optus 14s quarterfinals complete
Max Purcell, Optus 14s Australian Championships, December Showdown, 2012, Melbourne Park. MAE DUMRIGUE
7 December, 2012

There were some upsets in the Optus 14s boys' quarterfinals but it was smooth sailing for the top four girls writes James Crabtree.
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