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Kotomi Takahata (高畑 寿弥, Takahata Kotomi, born 17 November 1989) is a professional Japanese tennis player.

Kotomi Takahata
高畑 寿弥
Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceKawanishi
Born (1989-11-17) November 17, 1989 (age 29)
Hamamatsu
Turned pro2009
PlaysLeft (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$77,643
Singles
Career record139–132
Career titles1 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 562 (25 October 2010)
Current rankingNo. 648 (3 June 2019)
Doubles
Career record218–120
Career titles2 WTA 125K, 25 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 108 (10 October 2016)
Current rankingNo. 458 (3 June 2019)
Last updated on: 7 June 2019.

On 25 October 2010, she reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of 562. Her highest doubles ranking of No. 108, she achieved on 10 October 2016.

Takahata made her WTA main-draw debut at the 2011 HP Open, where she received a wild card for the doubles draw with Shuko Aoyama. Aoyama and Takahata lost to the fourth seeds Kimiko Date-Krumm and Zhang Shuai, 4–6, 7–6, [8–10].

At the 2014 Japan Women's Open, she also received a wild card into the doubles main draw with Kyōka Okamura. They defeated Misaki Doi and Elina Svitolina in the first round, but lost to Darija Jurak and Megan Moulton-Levy in the quarterfinals.

At the 2015 OEC Taipei WTA Challenger she won the doubles title, along with Kanae Hisami. In the final, they defeated Russian Marina Melnikova and Belgian Elise Mertens in straight sets.

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles (2–0)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 21 November 2015 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i)   Kanae Hisami   Marina Melnikova
  Elise Mertens
6–1, 6–2
Winner 2. 11 September 2016 Dalian, China Hard   Lee Ya-hsuan   Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
  Jessy Rompies
6–2, 6–1

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (1–0)Edit

Legend
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 22 November 2009 Hyōgo, Japan Carpet   Kazusa Ito 6–2, 6–3

Doubles (25–11)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (16–9)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (1–1)
Carpet (7–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 20 September 2009 Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Yuka Higashi   Kazusa Ito
  Yuka Mori
3–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Winner 2. 22 November 2009 Hyōgo, Japan Carpet   Yoshimi Kawasaki   Maya Kato
  Natsumi Yokota
6–2, 6–2
Winner 3. 9 May 2010 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet   Misaki Doi   Marina Erakovic
  Alexandra Panova
6–4, 6–4
Winner 4. 2 August 2010 Niigata, Japan Carpet   Akari Inoue   Ayumi Oka
  Miki Miyamura
6–1, 6–4
Winner 5. 29 August 2010 Saitama, Japan Hard   Akari Inoue   Kumiko Iijima
  Akiko Yonemura
6–3, 6–3
Winner 6. 20 June 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Emi Mutaguchi   Zhao Yijing
  Liang Chen
4–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Winner 7. 23 October 2011 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Shuko Aoyama   Junri Namigata
  Akiko Yonemura
6–2, 7–5
Winner 8. 12 February 2012 Launceston, Australia Hard   Shuko Aoyama   Hsieh Shu-ying
  Zheng Saisai
6–4, 6–4
Winner 9. 23 March 2012 Kōfu, Japan Hard   Ayumi Oka   Eri Hozumi
  Remi Tezuka
6–4, 5–7, [10–3]
Winner 10. 24 March 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Susanne Celik   Barbora Krejčíková
  İpek Soylu
6–4, 6–3
Winner 11. 13 April 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Cemre Anıl   Yuliya Kalabina
  Mayya Katsitadze
2–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–6]
Winner 12. 20 April 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Tina Tehrani   Zhang Ying
  Zheng Wushuang
6–1, 6–3
Winner 13. 23 June 2014 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Yumi Miyazaki   Lee Pei-chi
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
6–3, 6–1
Winner 14. 7 September 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Akiko Omae   Yumi Nakano
  Eden Silva
7–5, 6–2
Winner 15. 13 September 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Akiko Omae   Varunya Wongteanchai
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
6–4, 6–2
Winner 16. 21 September 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Yumi Nakano   Agnė Čepelytė
  Justina Mikulskytė
6–1, 7–5
Runner–up 1. 27 February 2015 Clare, Australia Hard   Mana Ayukawa   Jessica Moore
  Jennifer Elie
3–6, 5–7
Runner–up 2. 29 March 2015 Nishitama, Japan Hard   Kanae Hisami   Kyōka Okamura
  Akiko Yonemura
6–2, 2–6, [5–10]
Winner 17. 1 June 2015 Ariake, Japan Hard   Kanae Hisami   Yuki Kristina Chiang
  Nozomi Fujioka
6–4, 6–4
Winner 18. 20 June 2015 Incheon, South Korea Hard   Miyu Kato   Choi Ji-hee
  Kim Na-ri
4–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Runner–up 3. 6 July 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Kanae Hisami   Han Xinyun
  Zhang Kailin
3–6, 4–6
Runner–up 4. 18 July 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Kanae Hisami   Akiko Omae
  Erika Sema
6–4, 3–6, [9–11]
Winner 19. 17 October 2015 Makinohara, Japan Grass   Kanae Hisami   Yukina Saigo
  Ena Shibahara
6–4, 6–1
Runner–up 5. 24 October 2015 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Kanae Hisami   Mana Ayukawa
  Makoto Ninomiya
6–0, 3–6, [4–10]
Runner–up 6. 2 April 2016 Kōfu, Japan Hard   Kanae Hisami   Shuko Aoyama
  Erina Hayashi
5–7, 5–7
Winner 20. 12 June 2016 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kanae Hisami   Lizette Cabrera
  Miharu Imanishi
6–1, 6–4
Runner–up 7. 10 July 2016 Versmold, Germany Clay   Kanae Hisami   Natela Dzalamidze
  Valeriya Strakhova
2–6, 1–6
Winner 21. 2 October 2016 Iizuka, Japan Hard   Kanae Hisami   Miharu Imanishi
  Akiko Omae
6–2, 3–6, [10–4]
Winner 22. 25 March 2017 Nishitama, Japan Hard   Momoko Kobori   Shiho Akita
  Erika Sema
6–1, 6–2
Winner 23. 13 May 2017 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet   Junri Namigata   Erina Hayashi
  Robu Kajitani
6–0, 6–7(3–7), [10–7]
Runner–up 8. 10 June 2017 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Momoko Kobori   Rika Fujiwara
  Kyōka Okamura
2–6, 0–6
Winner 24. 16 June 2017 Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary Clay   Prarthana Thombare   Ulrikke Eikeri
  Tereza Mrdeža
1–0 ret.
Runner-up 9. 23 June 2017 İzmir, Turkey Hard   Emma Laine   An-Sophie Mestach
  Nina Stojanović
4–6, 5–7
Winner 25. 14 October 2017 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Miyabi Inoue   Yukina Saigo
  Ayano Shimizu
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 10. 17 June 2018 Kōfu, Japan Hard   Megumi Nishimoto   Misaki Doi
  Misa Eguchi
3–6, 7–6(7–2), [8–10]
Runner-up 11. 28 July 2018 Taipei, Taiwan Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Joanna Garland
  Lee Hua-chen
1–6, 6–3, [1–10]

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