Junri Namigata

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Junri Namigata
波形純理
Junri Namigata.jpg
Country  Japan
Residence Saitama, Japan
Born (1982-07-05) 5 July 1982 (age 32)
Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Turned pro 2000
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$343,618
Singles
Career record 268–198
Career titles 0 WTA, 5 ITF
Highest ranking No. 105 (28 February 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2011)
French Open 1R (2011)
Wimbledon Q3 (2010)
US Open Q3 (2006)
Doubles
Career record 146–100
Career titles 0 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest ranking 109 (14 April 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2008)
Last updated on: 10 January 2013.

Junri Namigata (Japanese: 波形純理, born 5 July 1982) is a Japanese professional tennis player. Her career high WTA singles ranking is 105, which she reached on 28 February 2011. Her career high doubles ranking is 109, set on 14 April 2008.

Professional career[edit]

Namigata has appeared at two Grand Slam occasions so far, at the 2011 Australian Open and the 2011 French Open, losing in round one of both events to Rebecca Marino and Aleksandra Wozniak, respectively.

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Gold (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. 7 October 2007 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Japan Ayumi Morita China Sun Tiantian
China Yan Zi
w/o

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles 15 (5–10)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 3 Jul 2004 South Korea Inchon, South Korea Hard South Korea Eun-Jeong Lee 0–6 6–3 0–6
Runner-up 2. 21 May 2006 Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Slovakia Katarina Kachlikova 4–6 4–6
Winner 3. 15 July 2007 Japan Miyazaki, Japan Carpet China Shuai Zhang 6–4 6–2
Runner-up 4. 28 October 2007 Japan Hamanako, Japan Carpet Belgium Yanina Wickmayer 6–4 4–6 2–6
Runner-up 5. 26 Apr 2009 South Korea Changwon, South Korea Hard United Kingdom Elena Baltacha 3–6 1–6
Winner 6. 31 May 2009 Japan Gunma, Japan Carpet Chinese Taipei Wen-Hsin Hsu 6–1 6–1
Winner 7. 19 July 2009 Japan Miyazaki, Japan Carpet Japan Shiho Akita 7–6(6) 6–2
Runner-up 8. 2 August 2009 Japan Obihiro, Japan Carpet Japan Kurumi Nara 6–7(7) 6–4 4–6
Winner 9. 9 May 2010 Japan Fukuoka, Japan Carpet Austria Nikola Hofmanova 6–1 6–2
Runner-up 10. 30 May 2010 Japan Kusatsu, Japan Carpet Japan Akiko Yonemura 4–6 6–7(4)
Winner 11. 8 August 2010 China Beijing, China Hard China Shuai Zhang 7–6(3) 6–2
Runner-up 12. 28 November 2010 Japan Toyota, Japan Carpet Japan Misaki Doi 7–5 6–2
Runner-up 13. 30 October 2011 Japan Hamanako, Japan Carpet Czech Republic Karolina Pliskova 2–6 6–7(4)
Runner-up 14. 27 May 2012 Japan Karuizawa, Japan Grass Russia Marta Sirotkina 4–6 6–2 4–6
Runner-up 15. 26 May 2013 Japan Karuizawa, Japan Grass Japan Eri Hozumi 6-7 3-6

Doubles 29 (15–14)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Winner 1. 31 October 2004 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Kumiko Iijima Japan Maki Arai
Japan Akiko Yonemura
6–3 6–1
Winner 2. 17 July 2005 Canada Hamilton, Canada Clay Japan Kumiko Iijima United States Lauren Barnikow
Australia Lauren Breadmore
6–7(4) 6–2 6–2
Runner-up 3. 31 July 2005 United States Lexington, USA Hard Japan Kumiko Iijima Puerto Rico Vilmarie Castellvi
United States Samantha Reeves
2–6 1–6
Runner-up 4. 17 February 2006 Australia Sydney, Australia Hard Japan Ayumi Morita Chinese Taipei Yung-Jan Chan
Chinese Taipei Chia-Jung Chuang
2–6 1–6
Winner 5. 28 May 2006 Japan Nagano, Japan Carpet Japan Kumiko Iijima Japan Remi Tezuka
Japan Tomoko Yonemura
6–3 7–6(3)
Winner 6. 6 August 2006 Japan Tokachi, Japan Carpet Japan Kumiko Iijima Japan Shiho Hisamatsu
Japan Remi Tezuka
7–5 6–4
Winner 7. 23 September 2006 Japan Ibaraki, Japan Hard Japan Kumiko Iijima Japan Natsumi Hamamura
Japan Ayaka Maekawa
6–7(4) 6–3 6–2
Runner-up 8. 14 April 2007 United States Jackson, USA Clay Japan Yurika Sema Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová
Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková
6–7(5) 6–7(3)
Runner-up 9. 13 May 2007 Japan Fukuoka, Japan Carpet Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Ayumi Morita
Japan Akiko Yonemura
2–6 2–6
Winner 10. 7 July 2007 Japan Nagoya, Japan Hard Japan Akiko Yonemura South Korea Kyung-Mi Chang
South Korea Jin-Hee Kim
6–2 3–6 6–4
Winner 11. 7 July 2007 Japan Obihiro, Japan Carpet Japan Kumiko Iijima Japan Ayumi Morita
Japan Akiko Yonemura
7–6(3) 6–0
Winner 12. 13 September 2007 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Kumiko Iijima
Japan Akiko Yonemura
3–6 7–6(4) [10–5]
Runner-up 13. 2 August 2008 Canada Vancouver, Canada Hard United States Christina Fusano United States Carly Gullickson
Australia Nicole Kriz
7–6(4) 1–6 [5–10]
Winner 14. 19 October 2008 Japan Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Natsumi Hamamura South Korea Chae Kyung-yee
China Han Xinyun
7–5 7–6(4)
Runner-up 15. 25 October 2008 Japan Hamanako, Japan Carpet Japan Akiko Yonemura Japan Kanae Hisami
Japan Yurina Koshino
5–7 4–6
Runner-up 16. 10 May 2009 Japan Fukuoka, Japan Carpet Japan Ayaka Maekawa Japan Akiko Yonemura
Japan Tomoko Yonemura
2–6 7–6(3) [3–10]
Winner 17. 12 May 2009 Japan Nagano, Japan Carpet Japan Akiko Yonemura Japan Tomoyo Takagishi
Thailand Vartchaya Wongteanchai
6–1 6–4
Runner-up 18. 10 April 2010 South Korea Incheon, South Korea Hard Japan Misaki Doi Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Japan Erika Sema
0–6 6–7(8)
Runner-up 19. 10 April 2010 South Korea Gimhae, South Korea Hard Japan Misaki Doi South Korea Kyung-Mi Chang
South Korea Jin-A Lee
6–1 4–6 [8–10]
Runner-up 20. 19 April 2010 South Korea Changwon, South Korea Hard Japan Misaki Doi South Korea Chang Kyung-mi
South Korea Lee Jin-a
7–5 3–6 [8–10]
Runner-up 21. 2 May 2011 Japan Fukuoka, Japan Carpet Japan Aiko Nakamura Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Rika Fujiwara
6–7(3) 0–6
Runner-up 22. 17 October 2011 Japan Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Akiko Yonemura Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Kotomi Takahata
2–6 5–7
Runner-up 23. 25 March 2012 Australia Ipswich, Australia Clay Japan Shuko Aoyama Australia Monique Adamczak
Poland Sandra Zaniewska
5–7 4–6
Winner 24. 1 April 2012 Australia Bundaberg, Australia Clay Japan Shuko Aoyama Australia Sacha Jones
Australia Sally Peers
6–1 7–5
Winner 25. 8 July 2012 Netherlands Middelburg, Netherlands Clay Japan Yurika Sema Netherlands Bernice Van De Velde
Netherlands Angelique Van Der Meet
6–3 6–1
Runner-up 26. 28 April 2013 China Wenshan, China Carpet Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Miki Miyamura
Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai
5-7 3-6
Winner 27. 6 May 2013 Japan Fukuoka, Japan Grass Japan Erika Sema Japan Rika Fujiwara
Japan Akiko Omae
7-5 3-6 [10-7]
Winner 28. 27 October 2013 Japan Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Shuko Aoyama Switzerland Belinda Bencic
Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
6-4 6-3
Winner 29. 24 March 2014 Japan Nishitama, Japan Hard Japan Akiko Yonemura South Korea Choi Ji-hee
Japan Akari Inoue
6–2, 6–4

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