Hitomi Sato (table tennis)

Hitomi Sato (佐藤 瞳, Satō Hitomi, born 23 December 1997) is a Japanese table tennis player.

Hitomi Sato
Hitomi Sato ATTC2017 (cropped).jpg
NationalityJapanese
Born (1997-12-23) 23 December 1997 (age 22)
Highest ranking9 (April 2017)[1]
Current ranking18 (February 2020)

She won a medal at the 2019 World Table Tennis Championships.[2]

AchievementsEdit

ITTF ToursEdit

Women's singles

Year Tournament Level Final opponent Score Rank
2016 Croatia Open Challenge Miu Hirano 4–1[3]  
2017 Belarus Open Honoka Hashimoto 4–1[4]  
Thailand Open 4–1[5]  
Slovenian Open Georgina Póta 4–0[6]  
2018 Spanish Open Saki Shibata 2–4[7]  
2019 Thailand Open 4–3[8]  

Women's doubles

Year Tournament Level Partner Final opponents Score Rank
2016 Australian Open Challenge Honoka Hashimoto Jian Fang Lay
Miao Miao
3–1[9]  
Belarus Open Jung Yu-mi
Park Se-ri
3–1[10]  
Austrian Open World Tour Miyu Kato
Hina Hayata
3–2[11]  
2017 Thailand Open Challenge Doo Hoi Kem
Mak Tze Wing
3–0[5]  
Croatia Open Nadezhda Bogdanova
Daria Trigolos
3–0[12]  
Austrian Open World Tour Chen Xingtong
Sun Yingsha
2–3[13]  
Belgium Open Challenge Lee Zi-on
Song Ma-eum
3–2[14]  
2018 Spanish Open Sarah De Nutte
Ni Xialian
3–0[15]  
Croatia Open Matilda Ekholm
Georgina Póta
3–1[16]  
Australian Open World Tour Hina Hayata
Mima Ito
0–3[17]  
2019 Oman Open Challenge Saki Shibata
Satsuki Odo
1–3[18]  
Croatia Open Miyuu Kihara
Miyu Nagasaki
2–3[19]  
Canada Open Che Xiaoxi
Li Jiayi
3–0[20]  

Career recordsEdit

Doubles
Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Player World Ranking". ranking.ittf. Retrieved 23 January 2020.
  2. ^ 2019 World Table Tennis Championships Women's doubles results
  3. ^ Marshall, Ian (28 May 2016). "Landmark Win, Hitomi Sato Clinches Croatian Women's Singles Title". ITTF. Archived from the original on 3 August 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  4. ^ Daish, Simon (19 March 2017). "Living up to expectations, top seed Hitomi Sato lifts Women's Singles trophy". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  5. ^ a b Marshall, Ian (2 April 2017). "Final Day Review: Japan completes clean sweep". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  6. ^ Marshall, Ian (30 April 2017). "Belarus, Thailand; now Hitomi Sato adds Slovenia to list". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  7. ^ Marshall, Ian (1 April 2018). "Review Day Three: Titles decides, Japan and Korea share spoils". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Update day three: Seamaster 2019 ITTF Challenge Thailand Open". ITTF. 26 May 2019. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  9. ^ Etchells, Daniel (12 June 2016). "Fifteen-year-old claims women's singles title on golden day for Japan at ITTF Australian Open". Inside the Games. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  10. ^ Marshall, Ian (12 September 2016). "Sato and Hashimoto partner up for success". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  11. ^ Daish, Simon (13 November 2016). "All-Japanese Women's Doubles final comes down to dramatic finish". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  12. ^ Daish, Simon (7 May 2017). "Review: titles decided, Zagreb Open draws to close". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  13. ^ Daish, Simon (25 September 2017). "Reigning champions defeated, Chen Xingtong and Sun Yingsha triumph in Linz". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  14. ^ Marshall, Ian (4 November 2017). "Honoka Hashimoto and Hitomi Sato clinch title but tested by spirited Korean duo". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  15. ^ Marshall, Ian (1 April 2018). "Status justified, Honoka Hashimoto and Hitomi Sato add to collection". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  16. ^ Marshall, Ian (15 April 2018). "Milestone win for Hungarians, yet another for Japanese duo". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  17. ^ Marshall, Ian (29 July 2018). "Silver for Melbourne champions, top seeds prevail". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  18. ^ Marshall, Ian (24 March 2019). "Oman Highlights Final Day: talent shines through". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  19. ^ "Final Day: Seamaster 2019 ITTF Challenge Croatia Open". ITTF. 18 May 2019. Retrieved 11 February 2020.
  20. ^ Marshall, Ian (9 December 2019). "Markham review: China and Japan share spoils". ITTF. Retrieved 11 February 2020.

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