Akiko Kijimuta

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Akiko Kijimuta
雉子牟田明子
Country Japan
Born (1968-05-01) May 1, 1968 (age 46)
Turned pro 1983
Retired 1994
Prize money $323,382
Singles
Career record 126–148
Highest ranking No. 49 (March 5, 1990)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (1987, 1988)
French Open 4R (1992)
Wimbledon 3R (1988)
US Open 3R (1987)
Doubles
Career record 33–63
Highest ranking No. 93 (August 26, 1991)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (1988, 1994)
French Open 1R (1991, 1994)
Wimbledon 2R (1992)
US Open 1R (1991, 1992)

Akiko Kijimuta (雉子牟田明子 Kijimuta Akiko?) is a former Japanese professional tennis player. She was born on May 1, 1968 in Japan and played on the WTA tour from 1986 to 1992. She reached the 4th round at Roland Garros in 1992, where she led the world number-one ranked player Monica Seles 4 games to 1 in the final set, before wilting to allow Seles to win 6-4.[1] She retired with a 63-100 singles record.

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