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Cho Yoon-jeong (Korean: 조윤정, born 2 April 1979) is a retired South Korean tennis player.

Cho Yoon-jeong
Country (sports) South Korea
ResidenceSeoul, Korea
Born (1979-04-02) 2 April 1979 (age 40)
Andong, Korea
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2008
PlaysRight (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$603,590
Singles
Career record255–180
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 45 (14 July 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2003)
French Open1R (2002, 2003, 2005)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2005)
US Open3R (2002, 2005)
Doubles
Career record116–84
Career titles1 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 98 (22 September 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1999, 2006)
French Open1R (2005)
Wimbledon1R (1998, 2004)
US Open2R (2003)

In her career, she won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, at Seoul in 2004. Her best Grand Slam performance came when she made the third round of the 2005 US Open by defeating Arantxa Parra Santonja in three sets in the first round, upsetting the 27th seed Gisela Dulko in the second round, before she fell to No. 7 Justine Henin-Hardenne, 0–6, 6–7. She reached career-high rankings of No. 45 in singles (in July 2003), and No. 98 in doubles (in September 2003). Cho Yoon-jeong retired from professional tennis 2008.

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WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 3 (0–3)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I (0–0)
Tier II (0–0)
Tier III (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–3)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 10 November 2002 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Angelique Widjaja 2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 2. 5 January 2003 Auckland, New Zealand Hard   Eleni Daniilidou 4–6, 6–4, 6–7
Runner-up 3. 13 January 2006 Canberra, Australia Hard   Anabel Medina Garrigues 6–4, 0–6, 6–4

Doubles: 2 (1–1)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 27 July 2003 Stanford, United States Hard   Francesca Schiavone   Cara Black
  Lisa Raymond
6–7, 1–6
Winner 2. 3 October 2004 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Jeon Mi-ra   Chuang Chia-jung
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–3, 1–6, 7–5

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