Shuko Aoyama

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Shuko Aoyama
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Shuko Aoyama playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country  Japan
Born (1987-12-19) December 19, 1987 (age 26)
Machida, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.54 m (5 ft 12 in)[1]
Plays Right-handed (two-handed both sides)
Prize money US$301,436
Singles
Career record 150 - 109
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 258 (August 26, 2013)
Current ranking No. 275 (August 18, 2014)
Doubles
Career record 203 - 98
Career titles 4 WTA, 22 ITF
Highest ranking No. 31 (November 25, 2013)
Current ranking No. 52 (August 18, 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 1R (2013)
Wimbledon SF (2013)
US Open 1R (2011, 2013)
Last updated on: August 21, 2014.
Shuko Aoyama at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships

Shuko Aoyama (青山 修子 Aoyama Shūko?, born December 19, 1987 in Machida, Tokyo) is a Japanese professional tennis player. In her career, she has won three WTA Tour doubles titles.,[2] and was a semi-finalist in doubles at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships.[3]

Aoyama became a professional tennis player after graduating from Waseda University.

WTA career finals[edit]

Doubles: 5 (4–1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (4–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1. October 17, 2010 HP Open, Osaka, Japan Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
United States Lilia Osterloh
0–6, 3–6
Winner 1. August 3, 2012 Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen United States Irina Falconi
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
7–5, 6–2
Winner 2. March 3, 2013 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen Slovakia Janette Husárová
China Shuai Zhang
6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-4), [14-12]
Winner 3. August 3, 2013 Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Russia Vera Dushevina Canada Eugenie Bouchard
United States Taylor Townsend
6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. August 3, 2014 Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Japan Hiroko Kuwata
Japan Kurumi Nara
6–1, 6–2

ITF Career Finals[edit]

Singles: 5 (2–3)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 June 2010 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Erika Takao 7-6(3) 6-3
Runner-up 1. 1 April 2012 Australia Bundaberg, Australia Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska 3-6 2-6
Runner-up 2. 10 February 2013 Australia Launceston, Australia Hard Australia Storm Sanders 4-6 4-6
Winner 2. 27 October 2013 Japan Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Eri Hozumi 7-6(7) 6-1
Runner-up 3. 16 February 2014 United States Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard Austria Tamira Paszek 1-6 1-6

Doubles: 28 (22–6)[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. 29 March 2009 Japan Kofu, Japan Hard Japan Akari Inoue Japan Maki Arai
Japan Miki Miyamura
7-5 3-6 10-8
Winner 2. 6 June 2010 Japan Komoro, Japan Clay Japan Maya Kato South Korea Kun-Hee Kim
South Korea Min-Hwa Yu
2-6 6-2 7-5
Winner 3. 13 June 2010 Japan Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Akari Inoue South Korea Kyung-Mi Chang
South Korea Mi Yoo
7-6(3) 6-0
Runner-up 1. 12 September 2010 Japan Noto, Japan Carpet Japan Akari Inoue Japan Rika Fujiwara
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
3-6 3-6
Winner 4. 28 November 2010 Japan Toyota, Japan Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Madalina Gojnea
1-6 6-3 6-4
Winner 5. 16 January 2011 China Pingguo, China Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara China Wan-Ting Liu
China Sheng-Nan Sun
6-4 6-3
Runner-up 2. 6 February 2011 United States Rancho Santa Fe, USA Hard Japan Remi Tezuka United States Julie Ditty
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugic-Salkic
0-6 2-6
Winner 6. 20 February 2011 United States Surprise, Arizona, USA Hard Japan Remi Tezuka Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugic-Salkic
United States Tetiana Luzhanska
6-3 6-1
Winner 7. 27 March 2011 China Kunming, China Clay Japan Rika Fujiwara Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
6-3 6-2
Winner 8. 3 April 2011 China Wenshan, China Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara China Chen Liang
China Ran Tian
6-4 6-0
Winner 9. 8 May 2011 Japan Fukuoka, Japan Carpet Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Aiko Nakamura
Japan Junri Namigata
7-6(3) 6-0
Winner 10. 22 May 2011 Japan Karuizawa, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Natsumi Hamamura
Japan Ayumi Oka
6-4 6-4
Winner 11. 23 October 2011 Japan Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Kotomi Takahata Japan Junri Namigata
Japan Akiko Yonemura
6-2 7-5
Winner 12. 12 February 2012 Australia Launceston, Australia Hard Japan Kotomi Takahata Chinese Taipei Shu-Ying Hsieh
China Saisai Zheng
6-4 6-4
Runner-up 3. 25 March 2012 Australia Ipswich, Australia Clay Japan Junri Namigata Australia Monique Adamczak
Poland Sandra Zaniewska
5-7 4-6
Winner 13. 1 April 2012 Australia Bundaberg, Australia Clay Japan Junri Namigata Australia Sacha Jones
Australia Sally Peers
6-1 7-5
Runner-up 4. 15 July 2012 Canada Waterloo, Canada Clay Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Canada Sharon Fichman
Canada Marie-Eve Pelletier
2-6 5-7
Runner-up 5. 22 July 2012 Canada Granby, Canada Hard Japan Miki Miyamura Canada Sharon Fichman
Canada Marie-Eve Pelletier
6-4 5-7 4-10
Winner 14. 29 July 2012 United States Lexington, Kentucky, USA Hard China Yi-Fan Xu Israel Julia Glushko
Australia Olivia Rogowska
7-5 6-7(7) 10-4
Winner 15. 12 August 2012 United States Bronx, USA Hard Japan Erika Sema Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Miki Miyamura
6-4 7-6(4)
Winner 16. 16 September 2012 China Ningbo, China Hard Chinese Taipei Kai-Chen Chang United States Tetiana Luzhanska
China Saisai Zheng
6-2 7-5
Winner 17. 28 October 2012 Japan Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Miki Miyamura Australia Monique Adamczak
United States Alexa Glatch
3-6 6-4 10-6
Winner 18. 3 February 2013 Australia Burnie, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Bojana Bobusic
Australia Jessica Moore
W/O
Winner 19. 27 October 2013 Japan Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Junri Namigata Switzerland Belinda Bencic
Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
6-4 6-3
Winner 20. 24 November 2013 Japan Toyota, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Misaki Doi Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Makato Ninomiya
7-6(1) 2-6 11-9
Winner 21. 17 February 2014 United States Surprise, USA Hard (i) Japan Eri Hozumi United States Sanaz Marand
United States Ashley Weinhold
6-3 7-5
Winner 22. 05 May 2014 Japan Fukuoka, Japan Grass Japan Eri Hozumi United Kingdom Naomi Broady
Greece Eleni Daniilidou
6-3 6-4
Runner-up 6. 26 July 2014 United States Lexington, United States Hard United States Keri Wong United Kingdom Jocelyn Rae
United Kingdom Anna Smith
4-6 4-6

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A 2R 1R 1–2
French Open A A 1R 2R 1–2
Wimbledon 1R A SF 4–2
US Open 1R A 1R 0–2
Win–Loss 0–2 0–0 5–4 1–2 6–8

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