Kumiko Iijima

Kumiko Iijima (飯島 久美子, Iijima Kumiko, born 22 October 1982) is a Japanese former tennis player.

Kumiko Iijima
Full nameKumiko Iijima
Country (sports)Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Born (1982-10-22) 22 October 1982 (age 38)
Gunma, Japan
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed both sides)
Prize money$191,314
Singles
Career record234–243
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 182 (9 May 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2008, 2009, 2011)
French OpenQ1 (2008, 2011)
WimbledonQ3 (2008)
US OpenQ1 (2007, 2008, 2011)
Doubles
Career record225–149
Career titles0 WTA, 20 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 151 (9 July 2007)

She has been playing on the ITF Women's Circuit where she won four singles and 20 doubles titles. In May 2011, Iijima reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 182. On 9 July 2007, she peaked at No. 151 in the WTA doubles rankings. She has been coached by Kimiyo Hatanaka.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles (4–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 21 November 1999 Haibara, Japan Carpet Choi Young-ja 3–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 3 June 2007 Gunma, Japan Carpet Natsumi Hamamura 3–6, 6–3, 7–6(3)
Winner 3. 23 September 2007 Tsukuba, Japan Hard Anne Yelsey 6–4, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 14 October 2007 Beijing, China Hard Zhou Yimiao 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 3 June 2008 Gunma, Japan Carpet Tomoko Yonemura 0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 14 September 2008 Noto, Japan Carpet Suchanun Viratprasert 4–6, 4–6
Winner 7. 25 September 2010 Makinohara, Japan Carpet Shiho Akita 6–1, 6–2
Winner 8. 3 October 2010 Hamanako, Japan Carpet Erika Sema 6–7(4), 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 11 December 2010 Bangalore, India Hard Nicha Lertpitaksinchai 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 10. 1 April 2012 Nishitama, Japan Hard Akiko Yonemura 1–1 ret.

Doubles (20–16)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 26 September 1999 Tokyo, Japan Hard Maki Arai Li Na
Li Ting
2–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 21 November 1999 Haibara, Japan Carpet Maki Arai Choi Young-ja
Kim Eun-sook
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 10 July 2000 Brussels, Belgium Clay Kaori Aoyama Ekaterina Kozhokina
Caroline Maes
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 4. 20 November 2000 Kofu, Japan Carpet Maki Arai Seiko Okamoto
Keiko Taguchi
5–3, 1–4, 4–5, 1–4
Winner 5. 8 July 2001 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Hard Maki Arai Khoo Chin-bee
Weng Tzu-ting
w/o
Runner-up 6. 18 November 2001 Haibara, Japan Carpet Satoko Kurioka Keiko Ishida
Tomoko Taira
2–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 21 April 2002 Gunma, Japan Carpet Mari Inoue Chan Chin-wei
Hsieh Su-wei
0–6, 1–6
Winner 8. 25 May 2003 Gunma, Japan Grass Suchanun Viratprasert Aiko Nakamura
Maki Arai
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 2 May 2004 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Mari Inoue Septi Mende
Wukirasih Sawondari
2–6, 3–6
Winner 10. 31 October 2004 Tokyo, Japan Hard Junri Namigata Maki Arai
Akiko Yonemura
6–3, 6–1
Winner 11. 13 February 2005 Yamaguchi, Japan Clay Maki Arai Lisa D'Amelio
Christina Horiatopoulos
6–3, 7–6
Winner 12. 17 July 2005 Hamilton, Canada Clay Junri Namigata Lauren Barnikow
Lauren Breadmore
6–7(4), 6–2, 6–2
Runner-up 13. 31 July 2005 Lexington, United States Hard Junri Namigata Vilmarie Castellvi
Samantha Reeves
2–6, 1–6
Winner 14. 6 November 2005 Sutama, Japan Clay Maki Arai Tomoko Dokei
Yukiko Yabe
6–1, 6–2
Winner 15. 28 May 2006 Nagano, Japan Carpet Junri Namigata Remi Tezuka
Tomoko Yonemura
6–3, 7–6(3)
Winner 16. 16 July 2006 Miyazaki, Japan Carpet Maki Arai Seiko Okamoto
Ayami Takase
6–2, 6–3
Winner 17. 6 August 2006 Tokachi, Japan Carpet Junri Namigata Shiho Hisamatsu
Remi Tezuka
7–5, 6–4
Winner 18. 23 September 2006 Ibaraki, Japan Hard Junri Namigata Natsumi Hamamura
Ayaka Maekawa
6–7(4), 6–3, 6–2
Winner 19. 22 October 2006 Makinohara, Japan Carpet Hsieh Su-wei Keiko Taguchi
Kim Hea-mi
6–3, 4–6, 6–0
Runner-up 20. 9 April 2007 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Seiko Okamoto Han Xinyun
Hao Jie
2–6, 6–1, 3–6
Runner-up 21. 6 May 2007 Gifu, Japan Carpet Seiko Okamoto Ayumi Morita
Ai Sugiyama
1–6, 6–3, 0–6
Winner 22. 2 June 2007 Gunma, Japan Carpet Akiko Yonemura Chen Yi
Yoo Mi
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 23. 8 June 2007 Changsha, China Hard Chan Chin-wei Huang Lei
Xu Yifan
3–6, 4–6
Winner 24. 7 July 2007 Obihiro, Japan Carpet Junri Namigata Ayumi Morita
Akiko Yonemura
7–6(3), 6–0
Runner-up 25. 13 September 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard Akiko Yonemura Junri Namigata
Rika Fujiwara
6–3, 6–7(4), [5–10]
Winner 26. 30 May 2010 Kusatsu, Japan Carpet Tomoko Yonemura Maya Kato
Ayaka Maekawa
6–7(5), 6–4, [10–8]
Runner-up 27. 29 August 2010 Saitama, Japan Hard Akiko Yonemura Akari Inoue
Kotomi Takahata
3–6, 3–6
Winner 28. 4 September 2010 Tsukuba, Japan Hard Akiko Yonemura Chan Chin-wei
Chen Yi
4–6, 7–6(6), [10–7]
Winner 29. 19 September 2010 Darwin, Australia Hard Yurika Sema Alenka Hubacek
Tammi Patterson
6–4, 6–1
Winner 30. 2 October 2010 Hamanako, Japan Carpet Erika Sema Kao Shao-yuan
Ayaka Maekawa
6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 31. 12 December 2010 Bangalore, India Hard Chen Yi Luksika Kumkhum
Nungnadda Wannasuk
6–7(5), 7–5, [8–10]
Runner-up 32. 25 February 2011 Mildura, Australia Grass Rika Fujiwara Casey Dellacqua
Olivia Rogowska
6–4, 6–7(6), [4–10]
Runner-up 33. 4 March 2011 Sydney, Australia Hard Rika Fujiwara Casey Dellacqua
Olivia Rogowska
6–3, 6–7(3), [4–10]
Winner 34. 27 May 2012 Karuizawa, Japan Grass Hsieh Shu-ying Samantha Murray
Emily Webley-Smith
3–6, 7–6, [10–1]
Winner 35. 9 September 2012 Noto, Japan Grass Akiko Yonemura Miki Miyamura
Mari Tanaka
6–1, 4–6 [10–5]
Runner-up 36. 23 June 2013 Tokyo, Japan Hard Akiko Yonemura Makoto Ninomiya
Yuka Mori
4–6, 3–6

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