Akiko Yonemura

Akiko Yonemura (米村明子, Yonemura Akiko, born 25 January 1984) is a Japanese former tennis player.

Akiko Yonemura
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1984-01-25) 25 January 1984 (age 36)
Kumamoto
Prize money$160,615
Singles
Career record246–221
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 208 (12 May 2008)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2008)
French OpenQ2 (2008)
WimbledonQ1 (2008)
US OpenQ1 (2007, 2008)
Doubles
Career record189–140
Career titles15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 137 (28 April 2008)

On 12 May 2008, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 208. In April 2008, she reached her best doubles ranking of No. 137.

She has won three ITF singles and 15 ITF doubles titles. Akiko is the sister of Tomoko Yonemura.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 12 (3–9)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 October 2005 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Alisa Kleybanova 0–6, 1–6
Runner-up 2. 4 June 2006 Gunma, Japan Carpet   Abigail Spears 3–6, 6–2, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 3. 24 September 2006 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Shiho Hisamatsu 2–6, 6–3, 5–7
Winner 1. 21 October 2007 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Seiko Okamoto 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 19 October 2008 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Hsieh Su-wei 1–6, 6–3, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 20 September 2009 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Nungnadda Wannasuk 6–1, 3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. 27 March 2010 Kofu, Japan Hard   Sachie Ishizu 6–1, 1–6, 0–6
Winner 2. 30 May 2010 Kusatsu, Japan Carpet   Junri Namigata 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Runner-up 7. 17 September 2011 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Kazusa Ito 3–6, 6–3, 4–6
Winner 3. 1 April 2012 Nishitama, Japan Hard   Kumiko Iijima 1–1 ret.
Runner-up 8. 23 June 2013 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Shiho Akita 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 14 September 2013 Kyoto, Japan Hard   Hiroko Kuwata 1–6, 2–6

Doubles: 30 (15–15)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 23 September 2003 Hiroshima, Japan Grass   Satomi Kinjo   Tomoko Taira
  Nami Urabe
3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 5 September 2004 Saitama, Japan Hard   Tomoko Taira   Kim Hea-mi
  Keiko Taguchi
4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 3. 31 October 2004 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Maki Arai   Kumiko Iijima
  Junri Namigata
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 21 August 2005 Nanjing, China Hard   Tomoko Sugano   Julia Efremova
  Xie Yanze
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 4 June 2006 Gunma, Japan Carpet   Ryoko Takemura   Christina Horiatopoulos
  Trudi Musgrave
1–6, 7–5, 2–6
Winner 1. 13 May 2007 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet   Ayumi Morita   Rika Fujiwara
  Junri Namigata
6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 6. 27 May 2007 Nagano, Japan Carpet   Mari Tanaka   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayaka Maekawa
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Winner 2. 3 June 2007 Gunma, Japan Carpet   Kumiko Iijima   Chen Yi
  Yoo Mi
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. 8 July 2007 Nagoya, Japan Hard   Junri Namigata   Chang Kyung-mi
  Kim Jin-hee
6–2, 3–6, 6–4
Runner-up 7. 5 August 2007 Obihiro, Japan Carpet   Ayumi Morita   Kumiko Iijima
  Junri Namigata
6–7(3–7), 0–6
Runner-up 8. 13 September 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kumiko Iijima   Junri Namigata
  Rika Fujiwara
6–3, 6–7(4–7), [5–10]
Winner 4. 6 July 2008 Waterloo, Canada Clay   Tomoko Yonemura   Lauren Albanese
  Alexandra Mueller
6–1, 4–6, [10–3]
Runner-up 9. 25 October 2008 Hamanako, Japan Carpet   Junri Namigata   Kanae Hisami
  Yurina Koshino
5–7, 4–6
Winner 5. 10 May 2009 Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Tomoko Yonemura   Ayaka Maekawa
  Junri Namigata
6–2, 6–7(3–7), [10–3]
Winner 6. 24 May 2009 Nagano, Japan Carpet   Junri Namigata   Tomoyo Takagishi
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 10. 29 November 2009 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Akari Inoue   Marina Erakovic
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
1–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 23 May 2010 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet   Ayumi Oka   Sun Shengnan
  Xu Yifan
7–6(7–1), 6–3
Winner 8. 4 July 2010 Pozoblanco, Spain Hard   Tomoko Yonemura   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Kateryna Kozlova
6–4, 3–6, [10–4]
Winner 9. 24 July 2010 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Tomoko Yonemura   Kim So-jung
  Remi Tezuka
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 11. 29 August 2010 Saitama, Japan Hard   Kumiko Iijima   Akari Inoue
  Kotomi Takahata
3–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 5 September 2010 Tsubuka, Japan Hard   Kumiko Iijima   Chan Chin-wei
  Chen Yi
4–6, 7–6 (8–6), [10–7]
Winner 11. 15 May 2011 Kurume, Japan Grass   Ayumi Oka   Rika Fujiwara
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
6–3, 5–7, [10–8]
Runner-up 12. 8 October 2011 Kofu, Japan Hard   Remi Tezuka   Chan Chin-wei
  Hsu Wen-hsin
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 13. 22 October 2011 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Junri Namigata   Shuko Aoyama
  Kotomi Takahata
2–6, 5–7
Winner 12. 9 September 2012 Noto, Japan Grass   Kumiko Iijima   Miki Miyamura
  Mari Tanaka
6–1, 4–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 14. 23 June 2013 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kumiko Iijima   Makoto Ninomiya
  Yuka Mori
4–6, 3–6
Winner 13. 24 March 2014 Nishitama, Japan Hard   Junri Namigata   Choi Ji-hee
  Akari Inoue
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 15. 13 May 2014 Kurume, Japan Hard   Junri Namigata   Jarmila Gajdošová
  Arina Rodionova
4–6, 2–6
Winner 14. 20 May 2014 Karuizawa, Japan Hard   Junri Namigata   Kanae Hisami
  Chiaki Okadaue
6–2, 7–5
Winner 15. 24 March 2015 Nishitama, Japan Hard   Kyōka Okamura   Kanae Hisami
  Kotomi Takahata
2–6, 6–2, [10–5]

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