Naomi Osaka

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Naomi Osaka
大坂 なおみ
Full name Naomi Osaka
Country  Japan
Born (1997-10-16) 16 October 1997 (age 16)
Osaka, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $26,363
Singles
Career record 46–33
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 270 (18 August 2014)
Current ranking 270 (18 August 2014)
Doubles
Career record 1–5
Career titles 0
Last updated on: 18 August 2014.

Naomi Osaka (Japanese: 大坂 なおみ; born 16 October 1997 in Osaka[1]) is a Japanese tennis player.

On 18 August 2014, Osaka reached her best singles ranking of world number 270.

Osaka made her WTA tour debut at the 2014 Bank of the West Classic, having entered the qualifying tournament and defeating Alla Kudryavtseva and Petra Martić for a spot in the main draw. She was thereby pitted against 2011 US Open champion Samantha Stosur and came from a set down to defeat the Australian in a match lasting two-and-a-half hours. It was Osaka's first ever main draw win at the WTA level.[2]

ITF finals (0–2)[edit]

Singles (0–2)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 June 2013 El Paso, United States Hard United States Sanaz Marand 4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. 9 March 2014 Irapuato, Mexico Hard Netherlands Indy de Vroome 6-3, 4-6, 1-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Naomi Osaka". Retrieved 27 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Bank of the West Classic Main Draw Singles". Retrieved 28 July 2014. 

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