Park Sung-hee

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Park Sung-hee
Country  South Korea
Residence Seoul, Korea
Born (1975-02-17) February 17, 1975 (age 39)
Busan, Korea
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro 1989
Retired 2000
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US $439,788
Singles
Career record 196 - 152
Career titles 0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking 57 (25 September 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (1995-96)
French Open 2R (1996-98)
Wimbledon 2R (1995-96)
US Open 2R (1998)
Doubles
Career record 120 - 96
Career titles 0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest ranking 34 (15 June 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (1997-98)
French Open 3R (1996)
Wimbledon 2R (1997)
US Open 2R (1996-97)

Park Sung-hee (Hangul: 박성희; born February 17, 1975, in Busan, South Korea) is a retired professional tennis player from South Korea. Park turned pro in 1989. She won 7 singles and 7 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She reached four doubles finals during her career on the WTA Tour. Her best Grand Slam performances came in doubles, reaching the Round of 16 at the 1996 French Open, 1997 Australian Open, and 1998 Australian Open, all partnering Wang Shi-ting. She reached career high rankings of No. 34 in doubles (in June 1998) and No. 57 in singles (in September 1995). Park played in 34 ties in 9 years for the South Korea Fed Cup team, with a 30-14 record overall and 24-12 in singles, all team records. She retired from the tour in 2000.


WTA Tour finals (4)[edit]

Doubles: 4 (0-4)[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 (0–1) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–1) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–2) International (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the Final Score
Runner-up 1. September 11, 1995 Japan Nagoya, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Rika Hiraki Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
Australia Kristine Kunce
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. January 8, 1996 Australia Hobart, Australia Hard Australia Kerry-Anne Guse Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Japan Kyoko Nagatsuka
7–6(7), 6–3
Runner-up 3. September 16, 1996 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Chinese Taipei Wang Shi-ting South Africa Amanda Coetzer
France Mary Pierce
6–1, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 4. January 5, 1998 Australia Gold Coast, Australia Hard Chinese Taipei Wang Shi-ting Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Japan Ai Sugiyama
1–6, 6–3, 6–4

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