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 27)
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 169–124
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 182 (February 9, 2015)
Current ranking No. 207 (March 3, 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2015)
Doubles
Career record 203–98
Career titles 5 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)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 5–2
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 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: 8 (5 titles, 3 runners-up)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (5–3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (5–3)
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 Zhang Shuai
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
Winner 5. October 12, 2014 Japan Women's Open, Osaka, Japan Hard Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Spain Lara Arruabarrena
Germany Tatjana Maria
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 2. January 10, 2015 ASB Classic, Auckland, New Zealand Hard Czech Republic Renata Voráčová Italy Sara Errani
Italy Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. February 15, 2015 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]

ITF Career Finals[edit]

Singles: 7 (2–5)[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 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

Doubles: 29 (22–7)[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 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 Chen Liang
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

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 - / Fed 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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