Yurika Sema

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Yurika Sema
瀬間 友里加
Yurika Sema2009.jpg
Country (sports)  Japan
Residence Tokyo, Japan
Born (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 29)
Tokyo, Japan
Turned pro 2003
Retired November 2015
Plays Left Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
Prize money $315,569
Singles
Career record 338 - 267
Career titles 0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest ranking No. 142 (30 Novevber 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2014)
French Open Q2 (2012)
Wimbledon Q3 (2012)
US Open 1R (2009)
Doubles
Career record 215 - 179
Career titles 0 WTA, 14 ITF
Highest ranking No. 150 (19 April 2010)
Last updated on: 02 November 2015.

Yurika Sema (瀬間 友里加?, born December 25, 1986 in Nerima) is a former Japanese female tennis player.[1] Her father is Algerian, and her mother is Japanese. She is the older sister of Erika Sema.

Sema's highest Women's Tennis Association ranking was 142 on November 30, 2009.[2]

Sema announced Will play her last tourney 90th All-Japan Championships November 2015 her retirement.

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles 16 (3-13)[edit]

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. September 26, 2004 Hiroshima, Japan Grass Australia Emily Hewson 1-6 6-7(6)
Winner 2. October 31, 2004 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Erika Takao 3-6 7-6(4) 6-1
Runner-up 3. September 3, 2006 Guanzhou, China Hard China Sun Shengnan 2-6 4-6
Runner-up 4. March 18, 2007 Perth, Australia Hard Australia Casey Dellacqua 2-6 1-6
Runner-up 5. October 26, 2008 Port Pirie, Australia Hard United Kingdom Melanie South 3-6 4-6
Runner-up 6. November 30, 2008 Perth, Australia Hard Australia Monika Wejnert 6-7(8) 5-7
Runner-up 7. March 8, 2009 Sydney, Australia Hard China Zhou Yimiao 3-6 4-6
Winner 8. June 7, 2009 Komoro, Japan Clay Japan Kurumi Nara 6-3 1-6 6-4
Runner-up 9. July 19, 2009 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay Belgium Kirsten Flipkens 3-6 3-6
Runner-up 10. March 7, 2010 Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Jarmila Gajdošová 3-6 3-6
Winner 11. March 6, 2011 Sydney, Australia Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara 6-4 5-7 7-6(2)
Runner-up 12. May 29, 2011 Changwon, Korea Hard South Africa Chanel Simmonds 2-6 2-6
Runner-up 13. June 5, 2011 Gimcheon, Korea Hard South Korea Yoo Mi 3-6 6-3 1-6
Runner-up 14. October 17, 2011 Seoul, Korea Hard Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 1-6 0-6
Runner-up 15. March 25, 2013 Bundaberg, Australia Clay Australia Viktorija Rajicic 4-6 3-6
Runner-up 16. September 14, 2013 Incheon, Korea Hard Japan Erika Sema 3-6 4-6

Doubles 27 (14-13)[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
Runner-up 1. September 29, 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Mari Tanaka Latvia Līga Dekmeijere
Japan Ayami Takse
6-7(3) 3-6
Runner-up 2. April 14, 2007 Jackson, United States Clay Japan Junri Namigata Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová
Czech Republic Michaela Paštiková
6-7(5) 6-7(3)
Winner 3. October 26, 2007 Traralgon, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema United States Courtney Nagle
United States Robin Stephenson
6-2 6-2
Runner-up 4. May 18, 2008 Kurume, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
3-6 6-2 [6-10]
Winner 5. May 24, 2008 Nagano, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Japan May Kato
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
6-3 2-6 [10-7]
Winner 6. May 31, 2008 Gunma, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
6-4 2-6 [10-7]
Runner-up 7. September 6, 2008 Tsukuba, Japan Hard Japan Maki Arai Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
0-6 4-6
Runner-up 8. October 17, 2008 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Japan Miki Miyamura South Africa Natalie Grandin
United States Robin Stephenson
4-6 2-6
Runner-up 9. May 30, 2009 Gunma, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Chinese Taipei Hsu Wen-hsin
Japan Mari Tanaka
3-6 6-1 [7-10]
Runner-up 10. July 19, 2009 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay France Aurélie Védy Russia Elena Chalova
Croatia Darija Jurak
1-6 4-6
Runner-up 11. August 2, 2009 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Denmark Hanne Skak Jensen
Sweden Johanna Larsson
2-6 3-6
Runner-up 12. October 9, 2009 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Olivia Rogowska
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
1-6 7-5[7-10]
Winner 13. October 16, 2009 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Alenka Hubacek
Australia Bojana Bobusic
6-1 7-5[10-6]
Winner 14. September 19, 2010 Darwin, Australia Hard Japan Kumiko Iijima Australia Alenka Hubacek
Australia Tammi Patterson
6-4 6-1
Winner 15. September 26, 2010 Alice Springs, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Alison Bai
Australia Emelyn Starr
7-5 6-1
Runner-up 16. May 29, 2011 Changwon, Korea Hard Japan Erika Takao Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
China Zheng Saisai
2-6 6-4 [9-11]
Runner-up 17. June 19, 2011 Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard Japan Natsumi Hamamura Japan Kanae Hisami
Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai
3-6 2-6
Winner 18. July 10, 2011 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay Turkey Pemra Özgen Czech Republic Hana Birnerová
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
6-4 7-6(5)
Winner 19. May 7, 2012 Tarakan, Indonesia Hard Japan Chiaki Okadaue Vietnam Trang Huynh
South Korea Lee So-ra
6-4 7-6(4)
Winner 20. July 2, 2012 Middelburg, Netherlands Clay Japan Junri Namigata Netherlands Bernice Van De Velde
Netherlands Angelique Van Der Meet
6-3 6-1
Winner 21. February 18, 2013 Mildura, Australia Grass Russia Ksenia Lykina Australia Bojana Bobusic
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
6-4 6-2
Winner 22. May 31, 2013 Grado, Italy Clay China Zhou Yimiao Switzerland Viktorija Golubic
Latvia Diāna Marcinkēviča
1-6 7-5 [10-7]
Winner 23. June 7, 2013 Brescia, Italy Clay Australia Monique Adamczak Hungary Réka-Luca Jani
Russia Irina Khromacheva
6-4 7-5
Winner 24. October 6, 2013 Perth, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Tammi Patterson
7–5, 6–1
Winner 25. October 27, 2013 Bendigo, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Olivia Rogowska
3–6, 6–2, [11–9]
Runner-up 26. 17 February 2014 New Delhi, India Hard Japan Erika Sema Thailand Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6-7 3-6
Runner-up 27. 31 March 2014 Jackson, United States Clay Japan Erika Sema South Africa Chanel Simmonds
Slovenia Maša Zec Peškirič
7–6 3–6 [5–10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 日本テニス協会公式サイト - プレーヤー:瀬間 友里加 (in Japanese). Archived from the original on February 14, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-02. 
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Women's Circuit - Player Biography - SEMA, Yurika (JPN)". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2009-03-27. 

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