Cho Yoon-jeong

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Cho Yoon-jeong
Country (sports) South Korea
ResidenceSeoul, Korea
Born (1979-04-02) 2 April 1979 (age 41)
Andong, Korea
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$603,590
Singles
Career record255–180
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 45 (14 July 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2003)
French Open1R (2002, 2003, 2005)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2005)
US Open3R (2002, 2005)
Doubles
Career record116–84
Career titles1 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 98 (22 September 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1999, 2006)
French Open1R (2005)
Wimbledon1R (1998, 2004)
US Open2R (2003)

Cho Yoon-jeong (Korean: 조윤정, born 2 April 1979) is a retired South Korean tennis player.

In her career, she won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, at Seoul in 2004. Her best Grand Slam performance came when she made the third round of the 2005 US Open by defeating Arantxa Parra Santonja in three sets in the first round, upsetting the 27th seed Gisela Dulko in the second round, before she fell to No. 7 Justine Henin-Hardenne, 0–6, 6–7. She reached career-high WTA rankings of No. 45 in singles (in July 2003), and No. 98 in doubles (in September 2003).

Yoon-jeong retired from professional tennis in 2008.

WTA Tour career finals[edit]

Singles: 3 (0–3)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 10 November 2002 Pattaya, Thailand Hard Indonesia Angelique Widjaja 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 5 January 2003 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Greece Eleni Daniilidou 4–6, 6–4, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 13 January 2006 Canberra, Australia Hard Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues 6–4, 0–6, 6–4

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 27 July 2003 Stanford, United States Hard Italy Francesca Schiavone Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Lisa Raymond
6–7, 1–6
Winner 2. 3 October 2004 Seoul, South Korea Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 1–6, 7–5

ITF Finals[edit]

Singles: 13 (5–8)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in final Score in final
Runner-up 1. 31 March 1996 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard South Korea Choi Young-ja 2–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 6 April 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard South Korea Choi Young-ja 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 13 April 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard South Korea Choi Young-ja 1–6, 5–7
Winner 4. 18 February 2001 Midland, United States Hard United States Tara Snyder 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 5. 18 February 2001 Seoul, South Korea Hard Japan Miho Saeki 3–6, 0–6
Runner-up 6. 25 November 2001 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Japan Saori Obata 4–6, 1–6
Winner 7. 21 July 2002 Oyster Bay, United States Hard Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 7–6(5), 6–4
Winner 8. 24 November 2002 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Australia Alicia Molik 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 9. 8 June 2003 Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 21 November 2004 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Australia Evie Dominikovic 4–6, 7–5, 4–6
Runner-up 11. 28 November 2004 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Evie Dominikovic 5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 12. 13 February 2005 Midland, United States Hard United States Laura Granville 3–6, 6–3, 6–7(6)
Winner 13. 20 March 2005 Orange, United States Hard Germany Julia Schruff 7–6(3), 6–1

Doubles: 16 (10–6)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 13 April 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard South Korea Won Kyung-joo United Kingdom Jasmine Choudhury
United Kingdom Lizzie Jelfs
4–6, 6–7
Winner 2. 5 May 1997 Seoul, South Korea Clay South Korea Kim Eun-ha South Korea Choi Young-ja
South Korea Park Sung-hee
6–3, 7–6(6)
Runner-up 3. 3 May 1998 Gifu, Japan Grass South Korea Park Sung-hee Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
6–7(3), 4–6
Winner 4. 10 May 1998 Seoul, South Korea Clay South Korea Park Sung-hee China Ding Ding
China Li Ting
6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Winner 5. 21 March 1999 Noda, Japan Hard South Korea Park Sung-hee Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Japan Yuka Yoshida
6–3, 6–3
Winner 6. 2 May 1999 Gifu, Japan Carpet South Korea Chae Kyung-yee Japan Shiho Hisamatsu
Japan Nana Miyagi
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
Runner-up 7. 24 May 1999 Warsaw, Poland Clay South Korea Park Sung-hee Romania Magda Mihalache
Croatia Jelena Kostanić Tošić
1–6, 3–6
Winner 8. 31 January 2000 Clearwater, United States Hard China Yi Jing-Qian United States Sandra Cacic
United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
6–4, 7–6(7)
Winner 9. 28 May 2000 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Japan Saori Obata China Li Na
China Li Ting
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 10. 28 October 2000 Seoul, South Korea Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra South Africa Surina De Beer
Germany Marlene Weingärtner
2–4, 1–4, 4–1
Winner 11. 1 May 2002 Gifu, Japan Grass Australia Evie Dominikovic Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Japan Rika Fujiwara
6–2, 6–2
Winner 12. 12 May 2002 Fukuoka, Japan Hard Japan Shinobu Asagoe United Kingdom Julie Pullin
United Kingdom Lorna Woodroffe
6–2, 6–4
Winner 13. 2 May 2004 Gifu, Japan Carpet South Korea Jeon Mi-ra Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
7–6(4), 6–2
Winner 14. 15 November 2004 Nuriootpa, Australia Hard South Korea Kim Jin-hee Australia Evie Dominikovic
Australia Daniella Jeflea
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 15. 4 May 2008 Gimcheon, South Korea Hard South Korea Kim Jin-hee Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Australia Jarmila Gajdošová
2–6, 0–6
Runner-up 16. 11 May 2008 Changwon, South Korea Hard South Korea Kim Jin-hee South Korea Chang Kyung-mi
South Korea Lee Jin-a
5–7, 2–6

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