Ei Iida

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Ei Iida
Full nameEi Iida
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1967-09-09) 9 September 1967 (age 52)
Prize money$149,368
Singles
Career record115–137
Highest rankingNo. 203 (24 August 1992)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (1988)
US Open1R (1989)
Doubles
Career record146–105
Career titles1 WTA
Highest rankingNo. 44 (19 April 1993)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (1988)
French Open1R (1994)
Wimbledon2R (1991)
US Open1R (1993)

Ei Iida (born 9 September 1967) is a former professional tennis player from Japan.

Biography[edit]

Iida qualified for the singles main draw of two grand slam tournaments, the 1988 Australian Open and 1989 US Open. Her first-round opponent at the US Open was Martina Navratilova, who went on to make the final.[1]

As a doubles player she reached 44 in the world and won one WTA Tour title, the 1993 Japan Open, partnering Maya Kidowaki.[2]

Early in her career she played collegiate tennis for Pepperdine University in the United States.[3]

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Doubles (1-0)[edit]

Result    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win April, 1993 Tokyo, Japan Tier III Hard Japan Maya Kidowaki China Li Fang
Japan Kyōko Nagatsuka
6–2, 4–6, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evert's Farewell Will Have To Wait". New York Times. August 30, 1989. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Pro Circuit - Tokyo Outdoor - 05 April - 11 April 1993". ITF. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Talented Foreign Crop Rises to the Top in Tennis for Loyola". Los Angeles Times. June 5, 1986. Retrieved 11 September 2018.

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