Shuko Aoyama

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Shuko Aoyama
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Shuko Aoyama playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country (sports)  Japan
Born (1987-12-19) December 19, 1987 (age 28)
Machida, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.54 m (5 ft 12 in)[1]
Plays Right-handed (two-handed both sides)
Prize money US$ 432,640
Singles
Career record 187–143
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 182 (February 9, 2015)
Current ranking No. 232 (29 August 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2015)
French Open Q1 (2015)
US Open Q2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record 241–127
Career titles 5 WTA, 24 ITF
Highest ranking No. 31 (November 25, 2013)
Current ranking No. 79 (8 February 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 2R (2013)
French Open 1R (2013)
Wimbledon SF (2013)
US Open 1R (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 5–2
Last updated on: 8 February 2016.
Shuko Aoyama at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships

Shuko Aoyama (青山 修子 Aoyama Shūko?, born December 19, 1987) is a Japanese professional tennis player.

On 9 February 2015, she reached her career high singles WTA ranking of no. 182. On 25 November 2013, she reached her career high doubles WTA ranking of no. 31. She has won 3 ITF singles title and 24 ITF doubles titles. In her career, she has won five 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: 12 (6 titles, 6 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (5–6)
Titles by Surface
Hard (6–5)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 17 October 2010 International HP Open, Osaka, Japan Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
United States Lilia Osterloh
0–6, 3–6
Winner 3 August 2012 International 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 3 March 2013 International Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen Slovakia Janette Husárová
China Zhang Shuai
6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-4), [14-12]
Winner 3 August 2013 International Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Russia Vera Dushevina Canada Eugenie Bouchard
United States Taylor Townsend
6–3, 6–3
Winner 3 August 2014 International Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Japan Hiroko Kuwata
Japan Kurumi Nara
6–1, 6–2
Winner 12 October 2014 International Japan Women's Open, Osaka, Japan Hard Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Germany Tatjana Maria
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 10 January 2015 International ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 15 February 2015 International PTT Thailand Open, Pattaya, Thailand Hard Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
6–2, 4–6, [3–10]
Runner-up 21 May 2016 International Nürnberger Versicherungscup, Nürnberg, Germany Clay Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Netherlands Kiki Bertens
Sweden Johanna Larsson
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 24 July 2016 International Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Japan Risa Ozaki Romania Monica Niculescu
Belgium Yanina Wickmayer
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 7 August 2016 International Jiangxi Open, Nanchang, China Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya China Liang Chen
China Lu Jingjing
6–3, 6–7(2–7), [11–13]
Winner 12 September 2016 International Japan Women's Open, Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya United Kingdom Jocelyn Rae
United Kingdom Anna Smith
6–3, 6–3

ITF finals (32–11)[edit]

Singles (4–4)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 June 2010 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Erika Takao 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Runner-up 1. 1 April 2012 Bundaberg, Australia Clay Poland Sandra Zaniewska 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 10 February 2013 Launceston, Australia Hard Australia Storm Sanders 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 27 October 2013 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Eri Hozumi 7–6(9–7), 6–1
Runner-up 3. 16 February 2014 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard Austria Tamira Paszek 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 13 October 2014 Makinohara, Japan Grass Germany Tatjana Maria 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 17 November 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i) Belgium An-Sophie Mestach 1–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 24 October 2015 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Miyu Kato 6–2, 6–1

Doubles: 35 (28–7)[edit]

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (18–3)
Clay (3–2)
Grass (3–0)
Carpet (4–2)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 29 March 2009 Kofu, Japan Hard Japan Akari Inoue Japan Maki Arai
Japan Miki Miyamura
7-5 3-6 [10-8]
Winner 2. 6 June 2010 Komoro, Japan Clay Japan Maya Kato South Korea Kim Kun-hee
South Korea Yu Min-hwa
2-6 6-2 7-5
Winner 3. 13 June 2010 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Akari Inoue South Korea Chang Kyung-mi
South Korea Yoo Mi
7-6(7–3) 6-0
Runner-up 1. 12 September 2010 Noto, Japan Carpet Japan Akari Inoue Japan Rika Fujiwara
Thailand Tamarine Tanasugarn
3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 28 November 2010 Toyota, Japan Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
Romania Mădălina Gojnea
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 16 January 2011 Pingguo, China Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara China Liu Wanting
China Sun Shengnan
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 6 February 2011 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard Japan Remi Tezuka United States Julie Ditty
Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
0–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 20 February 2011 Surprise, United States Hard Japan Remi Tezuka Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugić-Salkić
United States Tetiana Luzhanska
6–3, 6–1
Winner 7. 27 March 2011 Kunming, China Clay Japan Rika Fujiwara Ukraine Irina Buryachok
Ukraine Veronika Kapshay
6–3, 6–2
Winner 8. 3 April 2011 Wenshan, China Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara China Liang Chen
China Tian Ran
6–4, 6–0
Winner 9. 8 May 2011 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Aiko Nakamura
Japan Junri Namigata
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Winner 10. 22 May 2011 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Natsumi Hamamura
Japan Ayumi Oka
6–4, 6–4
Winner 11. 23 October 2011 Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Kotomi Takahata Japan Junri Namigata
Japan Akiko Yonemura
6–2, 7–5
Winner 12. 12 February 2012 Launceston, Australia Hard Japan Kotomi Takahata Chinese Taipei Hsieh Shu-ying
China Zheng Saisai
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 25 March 2012 Ipswich, Australia Clay Japan Junri Namigata Australia Monique Adamczak
Poland Sandra Zaniewska
5–7, 4–6
Winner 13. 1 April 2012 Bundaberg, Australia Clay Japan Junri Namigata Australia Sacha Jones
Australia Sally Peers
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 15 July 2012 Waterloo, Canada Clay Canada Gabriela Dabrowski Canada Sharon Fichman
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 22 July 2012 Granby, Canada Hard Japan Miki Miyamura Canada Sharon Fichman
Canada Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–4, 5–7, [4–10]
Winner 14. 29 July 2012 Lexington, United States Hard China Xu Yifan Israel Julia Glushko
Australia Olivia Rogowska
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–4]
Winner 15. 12 August 2012 Bronx, United States Hard Japan Erika Sema Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Miki Miyamura
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 16. 16 September 2012 Ningbo, China Hard Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen United States Tetiana Luzhanska
China Zheng Saisai
6–2, 7–5
Winner 17. 28 October 2012 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Miki Miyamura Australia Monique Adamczak
United States Alexa Glatch
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 18. 3 February 2013 Burnie, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Bojana Bobusic
Australia Jessica Moore
W/O
Winner 19. 27 October 2013 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass Japan Junri Namigata Switzerland Belinda Bencic
Georgia (country) Sofia Shapatava
6–4, 6–3
Winner 20. 24 November 2013 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Misaki Doi Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Makoto Ninomiya
7-6(7–1) 2-6 11-9
Winner 21. 17 February 2014 Surprise, United States Hard (i) Japan Eri Hozumi United States Sanaz Marand
United States Ashley Weinhold
6–3, 7–5
Winner 22. 5 May 2014 Fukuoka, Japan Grass Japan Eri Hozumi United Kingdom Naomi Broady
Greece Eleni Daniilidou
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 26 July 2014 Lexington, United States Hard United States Keri Wong United Kingdom Jocelyn Rae
United Kingdom Anna Smith
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 22 November 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i) Japan Junri Namigata Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Makoto Ninomiya
3–6, 5–7
Winner 23. 31 October 2015 Nanjing, China Hard Japan Eri Hozumi Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
China Zhang Kailin
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–7]
Winner 24. 21 November 2015 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Kurumi Nara
3–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Winner 25. 26 March 2016 Quanzhou, China Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya China Lu Jingjing
China Zhang Yuxuan
6–3, 6–0
Winner 26. 2 April 2016 Kōfu, Japan Hard Japan Erina Hayashi Japan Kanae Hisami
Japan Kotomi Takahata
7–5, 7–5
Winner 27. 16 April 2016 Shenzhen, China Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya China Liang Chen
China Wang Yafan
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 28. 30 July 2016 Wuhan, China Hard Japan Makoto Ninomiya Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
China Duan Yingying
6–4, 6–4

Doubles performance timeline[edit]

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won tournament; reached (F) final, (SF) semifinal, (QF) quarterfinal; (R#) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a (RR) round-robin stage; reached a (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent from tournament; played in a (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; won a (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; or (NH) tournament not held.
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 2015 2016 SR W–L Win %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open Absent 2R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 4 1–4 20%
French Open Absent 1R 2R 1R A 0 / 3 1–3 25%
Wimbledon 1R A SF 3R 1R 2R 0 / 5 7–5 58%
US Open 1R A 1R 1R 1R 2R 0 / 5 1–5 17%
Win–Loss 0–2 0–0 5–4 3–4 0–4 2–3 0 / 17 10–17 37%

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