Erika Takao

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Erika Takao
Full name Erika Takao
Country  Japan
Residence Japan
Born (1987-10-12) October 12, 1987 (age 27)
Narashino, Chiba, Japan
Retired Active
Plays Right (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $147,913
Singles
Career record 230 - 165
Career titles 0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 128 (November 6, 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2007)
French Open Q1 (2007)
Wimbledon Q2 (2007)
US Open Q1 (2007)
Doubles
Career record 55 - 57
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 270 (October 31, 2011)
Last updated on: April 2, 2012.

Erika Takao (高雄恵利加 Takao Erika?, born October 12, 1987 in Narashino, Chiba, Japan) is a professional Japanese tennis player playing in the ITF Women's Circuit.

On November 6, 2006, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 128. On October 31, 2011, she also reached her highest WTA doubles ranking of 270.

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles 15 (4-11)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 31 October 2004 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Yurika Sema 6-3 6-7(4) 0-6
Runner-up 2. 24 April 2005 Japan Yamaguchi, Japan Clay Australia Lauren Breadmore 3-6 2-6
Runner-up 3. 24 July 2005 Japan Kurume, Japan Grass Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 2-6 3-6
Runner-up 4. 25 September 2005 Japan Ibaraki, Japan Hard Czech Republic Petra Cetkovská 6-2 5-7 3-6
Winner 5. 7 May 2006 Japan Gifu, Japan Carpet Japan Aiko Nakamura 6-1 5-7 6-1
Winner 6. 09 July 2006 Japan Nagoya, Japan Hard Japan Shiho Hisamatsu 4-6 6-2 6-0
Winner 7. 16 July 2006 Japan Miyazaki, Japan Carpet Japan Tomoko Yonemura 7-5 6-3
Runner-up 8. 6 August 2006 Japan Tokachi, Japan Carpet Japan Ayumi Morita 3-6 6-4 6-7(6)
Runner-up 9. 22 October 2006 Japan Makinohara, Japan Carpet Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung 0-6 4-6
Runner-up 10. 15 April 2007 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Japan Seiko Okamoto 1-6 2-6
Runner-up 11. 22 July 2007 Japan Kurume, Japan Grass Japan Ayumi Morita 1-6 1-3 ret.
Winner 12. 25 May 2008 Japan Nagano, Japan Carpet South Korea Lee Jin-a 6-4 6-1
Runner-up 13. 14 June 2009 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Erika Sema 4-6 0-6
Runner-up 14. 13 June 2010 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama 6-7(3) 3-6
Runner-up 15. 9 January 2012 China Pingguo, China Hard China Zhao Yijing 2-6 4-6

Doubles 6 (2-4)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 4 February 2011 Australia Burnie, Australia Hard Japan Natsumi Hamamura Australia Olivia Rogowska
Australia Sally Peers
6–2, 3–6, [10–7]
Runner-up 2. 29 May 2011 South Korea Changwon, Korea Hard Japan Yurika Sema Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
China Zheng Saisai
2-6 6-4 [9-11]
Runner–up 3. 29 August 2011 Japan Tsukuba, Japan Hard South Korea Kim So-jung Chinese Taipei Chin-Wei Chan
Chinese Taipei Hsu Wen-hsin
1-6 1-6
Runner–up 4. 6 August 2012 Turkey Bursa, Turkey Clay Japan Remi Tezuka Austria Melanie Klaffner
Romania Laura-Ioana Andrei
2–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 19 August 2012 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Hard Japan Remi Tezuka Thailand Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
2–6 7–6 [10–3]
Runner-up 6. 20 May 2013 Japan Karuizawa, Japan Grass Japan Miki Miyamura Japan Shiho Akita
Japan Sachie Ishizu
5–7, 6–7(8–10)

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