Cho Yoon-jeong

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This article is about a tennis player. For the archer, see Cho Youn-jeong.
Cho Yoon-jeong
Country  South Korea
Residence Seoul, Korea
Born (1979-04-02) April 2, 1979 (age 35)
Andong, Korea
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 1996
Retired 2008
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US $603,590
Singles
Career record 255 - 180
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking 45 (July 14 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2003)
French Open 1R (2002, 2003 ,2005)
Wimbledon 2R (2003, 2005)
US Open 3R (2002, 2005)
Doubles
Career record 116 - 84
Career titles 1 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest ranking 98 (September 22 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (1999, 2006)
French Open 1R (2005)
Wimbledon 1R (1998, 2004)
US Open 2R (2003)
Last updated on: June 10, 2011.


Cho Yoon-jeong (Korean: 조윤정, born 2 April 1979, in Andong, Gyeongsangbuk-do) is a former South Korean tennis player. Cho won one doubles title during her career on the WTA Tour, at Seoul in 2004. Her best Grand Slam performance was when she made the third round of the 2005 U.S. Open, by defeating Arantxa Parra Santonja in three sets in the first round, upsetting the 27th seed Gisela Dulko in the second round, and fell, 6–0, 6–7(4) to number 7 Justine Henin-Hardenne. She reached career-high rankings of No. 45 in singes (in July 2003), and No. 98 in doubles (in September 2003). Cho Yoon-jeong retired from tennis 2008.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 3 (0–3)[edit]

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Gold (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–0) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–0) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–3) International (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. November 10, 2002 Thailand Pattaya, Thailand Hard Indonesia Angelique Widjaja 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. January 5, 2003 New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand Hard Greece Eleni Daniilidou 4-6, 6-4, 6-7
Runner-up 3. January 13, 2006 Australia Canberra, Australia Hard Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues 6–4, 0–6, 6–4

Doubles: 2 (1-1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. July 27, 2003 United States Stanford, United States Hard Italy Francesca Schiavone Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Lisa Raymond
6-7 1-6
Winner 2. October 3, 2004 South Korea Seoul, South Korea Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 1–6, 7–5

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