Miyu Kato (tennis)

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Miyu Kato
加藤 未唯
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Miyu Kato at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceKyoto
Born (1994-11-21) 21 November 1994 (age 25)
Kyoto
Height1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Turned pro2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachRyugi Ohara
Prize money$695,670
Singles
Career record178–158 (53.0%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 122 (15 January 2018)
Current rankingNo. 820 (26 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2016)
French Open1R (2017)
WimbledonQ2 (2017)
US OpenQ1 (2015)
Doubles
Career record182–146 (55.5%)
Career titles2 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 30 (30 January 2017)
Current rankingNo. 65 (12 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2017)
French Open2R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
US Open3R (2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup6–1
Last updated on: 17 August 2019.

Miyu Kato (加藤 未唯, Katō Miyu, born 21 November 1994) is a professional Japanese tennis player.

On 15 January 2018, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 122. On 30 January 2017, she peaked at No. 30 in the doubles rankings.

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2017 Japan Women's Open, Tokyo International Hard Kazakhstan Zarina Diyas 2–6, 5–7

Doubles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (1–0)
International (1–4)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2016 Taiwan Open, Kaohsiung International Hard Japan Eri Hozumi Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
4–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Apr 2016 Katowice Open, Poland International Hard (i) Japan Eri Hozumi Russia Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Russia Marina Melnikova
3–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Loss 1–2 Jan 2018 Auckland Open, New Zealand International Hard Japan Eri Hozumi Italy Sara Errani
Netherlands Bibiane Schoofs
5–7, 1–6
Loss 1–3 Sep 2018 Japan Women's Open, Hiroshima International Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya Japan Eri Hozumi
China Zhang Shuai
2–6, 4–6
Win 2–3 Sep 2018 Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo, Japan Premier Hard (i) Japan Makoto Ninomiya Czech Republic Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 6–4
Loss 2–4 Oct 2019 Tianjin Open, China International Hard Japan Nao Hibino Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Ena Shibahara
3–6, 5–7

WTA 125 series finals[edit]

Doubles: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2016 WTA Honololu, United States Hard Japan Eri Hozumi United States Nicole Gibbs
United States Asia Muhammad
6–7(3), 6–3, [10–8]

ITF finals[edit]

Singles (3–3)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments (3–2)
$10,000 tournaments (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (1–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 August 2013 ITF Fort Worth, United States Hard United States Lauren Embree 6–3, 1–6, 1–3 ret.
Winner 1. 24 May 2015 ITF Karuizawa, Japan Grass Japan Makoto Ninomiya 7–6(5), 5–7, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 31 May 2015 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard China Lu Jiajing 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 18 July 2015 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard Uzbekistan Nigina Abduraimova 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 25 October 2015 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Shuko Aoyama 2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 27 March 2016 ITF Canberra, Australia Clay Hungary Anna Bondár 6–4, 7–6(3)

Doubles (12–10)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (1–0)
$75,000 / $80,000 tournaments (1–0 / 1–0)
$50,000 / $60,000 tournaments (0–1 / 0–2)
$25,000 tournaments (5–1)
$15,000 tournaments (1–2)
$10,000 tournaments (3–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (6–6)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (2–0)
Carpet (2–1)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 17 September 2011 $10,000 ITF Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Riko Sawayanagi Japan Kazusa Ito
Japan Tomoko Taira
6–4, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 1. 14 September 2012 $10,000 ITF Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Misaki Mori Japan Nao Hibino
Japan Emi Mutaguchi
4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 21 October 2012 $25,000 ITF Makinohara, Japan Grass Japan Eri Hozumi Australia Monique Adamczak
France Caroline Garcia
7–6(6), 6–3
Runner-up 2. 4 January 2013 $10,000 ITF Hong Kong Hard Japan Eri Hozumi China Tian Ran
China Tang Haochen
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 11 January 2013 $10,000 ITF Hong Kong Hard Japan Eri Hozumi China Xin Wen
China Li Yihong
6–4, 1–6, [10–12]
Winner 3. 14 September 2013 $10,000 ITF Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Hiroko Kuwata Japan Mana Ayukawa
Japan Emi Mutaguchi
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 20 September 2013 $15,000 ITF Cairns, Australia Hard Japan Yurina Koshino Australia Isabella Holland
Australia Sally Peers
6–7(2), 6–4, [7–10]
Runner-up 5. 28 February 2014 $10,000 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard Japan Yuuki Tanaka Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk
Thailand Varunya Wongteanchai
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 13 April 2014 $15,000 ITF Melbourne, Australia Clay Japan Yuuki Tanaka Australia Jessica Moore
Bulgaria Aleksandrina Naydenova
5–7, 7–6(5), [7–10]
Winner 4. 4 July 2014 $10,000 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard Japan Akiko Omae Thailand Kamonwan Buayam
Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk
6–0, 6–0
Runner-up 7. 1 August 2014 $50,000 ITF Wuhan, China Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya China Han Xinyun
China Zhang Kailin
4–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 3 April 2015 $15,000 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Clay Japan Nao Hibino Japan Miyabi Inoue
Japan Akiko Omae
6–4, 6–2
Winner 6. 23 May 2015 $25,000 ITF Karuizawa, Japan Grass Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Mana Ayukawa
Japan Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–0
Winner 7. 13 June 2015 $25,000 ITF Kashiwa, Japan Hard Japan Akiko Omae Japan Mana Ayukawa
Japan Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. 20 June 2015 $25,000 ITF Incheon, South Korea Hard Japan Kotomi Takahata South Korea Choi Ji-hee
South Korea Kim Na-ri
4–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 25 March 2016 $25,000 ITF Canberra, Australia Clay Japan Eri Hozumi Australia Ashleigh Barty
Australia Arina Rodionova
7–5, 3–6, [7–10]
Winner 9. 7 May 2016 $75,000+H ITF Gifu, Japan Hard Japan Eri Hozumi Japan Hiroko Kuwata
Japan Ayaka Okuno
6–1, 6–2
Winner 10. 6 May 2017 $80,000 ITF Gifu, Japan Hard Japan Eri Hozumi United Kingdom Katy Dunne
Israel Julia Glushko
6–4, 6–2
Winner 11. 12 May 2017 $25,000 ITF Rome, Italy Clay Japan Eri Hozumi Georgia (country) Ekaterine Gorgodze
Norway Melanie Stokke
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 21 October 2017 $60,000 ITF Suzhou, China Hard Japan Eri Hozumi United States Jacqueline Cako
Serbia Nina Stojanović
6–2, 5–7, [2–10]
Runner-up 10. 23 March 2018 $60,000 ITF Canberra, Australia Clay Japan Makoto Ninomiya Australia Priscilla Hon
Slovenia Dalila Jakupović
4–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Winner 12. 17 August 2019 $100,000 ITF Vancouver, Canada Hard Japan Nao Hibino United Kingdom Naomi Broady
New Zealand Erin Routliffe
6–2, 6–2

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