Rika Fujiwara

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Rika Fujiwara
Rika Fujiwara 2006 Australian Open.JPG
Fujiwara at the 2006 Australian Open
Full name Rika Fujiwara
Country  Japan
Born (1981-09-19) 19 September 1981 (age 33)
Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Prize money $841,899
Singles
Career record 421–329
Career titles 0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest ranking 84 (22 August 2005)
Current ranking 276 (6 October 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2006)
French Open 1R (2005)
Wimbledon 1R (2005, 2008)
US Open 1R (2005)
Doubles
Career record 315–190
Career titles 1 WTA, 26 ITF
Highest ranking 13 (11 November 2002)
Current ranking 202 (6 October 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open QF (2002)
French Open SF (2002)
Wimbledon 3R (2002)
US Open 3R (2005)
Other Doubles tournaments
Tour Finals SF (2002)
Mixed Doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2003)
Wimbledon 3R (2002)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 23–5
Last updated on: 6 October 2014.

Rika Fujiwara (Japanese: 藤原 里華; born 19 September 1981 in Tokyo) is a Japanese tennis player.

On 22 August 2005, Fujiwara reached her best singles ranking of world number 84. On 11 November 2002, she peaked at world number 13 in the doubles rankings.

At the 2002 Australian Open, Fujiwara partnered with Shinobu Asagoe and advanced to the quarterfinals, where they lost against eventual champions Martina Hingis and Anna Kournikova. The same year, Fujiwara and Ai Sugiyama reached the French Open doubles semifinals, losing to Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs in three sets.

Playing for Japan at the Fed Cup, Fujiwara has a win–loss record of 23–5.[1]

WTA finals[edit]

Doubles (1–5)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)
Tier II / Premier (0–1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (1–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 12 August 2002 Rogers AT&T Cup, Montreal, Canada Hard Japan Ai Sugiyama Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Paola Suárez
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 2. 9 September 2002 China Open, Shanghai, China Hard Japan Ai Sugiyama Russia Anna Kournikova
Chinese Taipei Janet Lee
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 21 October 2002 Generali Ladies Linz, Linz, Austria Carpet (i) Japan Ai Sugiyama Australia Jelena Dokić
Russia Nadia Petrova
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 11 October 2010 HP Open, Osaka, Japan Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
United States Lilia Osterloh
0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 27 February 2012 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
5–7, 4–6
Winner 1. 9 April 2012 e-Boks Open, Copenhagen, Denmark Hard (i) Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm Sweden Sofia Arvidsson
Estonia Kaia Kanepi
6–2, 4–6, [10–5]

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013–14 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q2 Q1 A Q1 1R A Q1 Q1 Q1 A Q1 A 0–1
French Open Q3 Q3 A Q1 1R A A Q1 Q2 A A Q1 A 0–1
Wimbledon Q1 Q2 A A 1R A A 1R Q1 Q1 A A A 0–2
US Open Q3 Q2 Q1 Q3 1R A Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q3 A A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–5

Doubles[edit]

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open QF 1R A 3R 1R A A A A A 3R 1R A 7–6
French Open SF 1R 3R 1R A A A A A A 1R A A 6–5
Wimbledon 3R 1R 2R 1R A A A 1R A 1R 1R A A 3–7
US Open A 1R 1R 3R A 2R 1R A A A A A A 3–5
Win–Loss 9–3 0–4 3–3 4–4 0–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–3 0–1 0–0 19–23

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