Maki Arai

Maki Arai (新井 麻葵, Arai Maki, born 23 December 1982 in Tachikawa[1]) is a former professional Japanese women's tennis player.

Maki Arai
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1982-12-23) 23 December 1982 (age 38)
Tachikawa Japan
Turned pro2000
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 63,372
Singles
Career record124–174
Career titles0 WTA, 0 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 425 (14 June 2004)
Doubles
Career record249–125
Career titles0 WTA, 27 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 185 (12 September 2005)

Arai's career high singles rank is No. 425, which she reached in June 2004. Her high doubles ranking is World No. 185, which she achieved in September 2005. Arai retired from tennis 2010.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles 3 (0–3)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 6 May 2001 Hatfield, United Kingdom Clay   Marion Bartoli 0–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 26 October 2003 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Ryōko Fuda 7–5, 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 22 June 2008 Sutama, Japan Clay   Miki Miyamura 3–6, 3–6

Doubles 47 (27–20)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 26 September 1999 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kumiko Iijima   Li Na
  Li Ting
2–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 21 November 1999 Haibara, Japan Carpet   Kumiko Iijima   Choi Young-ja
  Kim Eun-sook
6–2, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 28 November 1999 Kofu, Japan Carpet   Remi Tezuka   Seiko Okamoto
  Keiko Taguchi
6–7, 6–0, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 20 November 2000 Kofu, Japan Carpet   Kumiko Iijima   Seiko Okamoto
  Keiko Taguchi
5–3, 1–4, 4–5, 1–4
Winner 5. 29 April 2001 Bournemouth, England Clay   Julia Smith   Daniela Klemenschits
  Sandra Klemenschits
6–7(4–7), 6–3, 6–3
Winner 6. 24 June 2001 Montréal, Canada Hard   Kaori Aoyama   Ayano Takeuchi
  Tomoko Yonemura
6–1, 6–3
Winner 7. 8 July 2001 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Hard   Kumiko Iijima   Khoo Chin-bee
  Weng Tzu-ting
W/O
Winner 8. 10 February 2002 Faro, Portugal Hard   Remi Tezuka   Satomi Kinjo
  Seiko Okamoto
7–5, 6–7(5–7), 6–2
Winner 9. 17 February 2002 Vilamoura, Portugal Hard   Remi Tezuka   Liana Ungur
  Marta Fraga
6–2, 7–5
Winner 10. 21 July 2002 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Seiko Okamoto   Chae Kyung-yee
  Chang Kyung-mi
6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Winner 11. 1 September 2002 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Kaori Aoyama   Yumiko Kitamura
  Keiko Taguchi
4–6, 6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 15 September 2002 Kyoto, Japan Hard (i)   Kaori Aoyama   Shiho Hisamatsu
  Maiko Inoue
5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 13. 23 February 2003 Bangalore, India Hard   Natallia Dziamidzenka   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Sai Jayalakshmy Jayaram
6–7(5–7), 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 14. 20 April 2003 Yamaguchi, Japan Clay   Ryoko Fuda   Akiko Kinebuchi
  Tomoko Taira
6–3, 6–7(7–9), 4–6
Runner-up 15. 18 May 2003 Nagano, Japan Grass   Aiko Nakamura   Tomoko Taira
  Tomoko Yonemura
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 16. 25 May 2003 Gunma, Japan Grass   Aiko Nakamura   Kumiko Iijima
  Suchanun Viratprasert
6–4, 5–7, 4–6
Winner 17. 21 June 2003 Inchon, South Korea Hard   Wang I-ting   Kim Ye-on
  Lee Joo-hee
6–1, 1–6, 6–2
Winner 18. 26 October 2003 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Ryoko Fuda   Shizu Katsumi
  Kim Hea-mi
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 19. 3 July 2004 Inchon, South Korea Hard   Remi Tezuka   Lee Jin-a
  Yoo Soo-mi
2–6, 6–4, 4–6
Winner 20. 7 September 2004 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Remi Tezuka   Rika Fujiwara
  Shiho Hisamatsu
6–1, 5–7, 6–2
Runner-up 21. 19 September 2004 Kyoto, Japan Carpet   Satomi Kinjo   Natasha Kersten
  Eriko Mizuno
4–6, 6–4, 4–6
Runner-up 22. 31 October 2004 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Akiko Yonemura   Kumiko Iijima
  Junri Namigata
3–6, 1–6
Winner 23. 5 February 2005 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Chang Kyung-mi   Beti Sekulovski
  Aleksandra Srndovic
3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Winner 24. 13 February 2005 Blenheim, New Zealand Hard   Chang Kyung-mi   Beti Sekulovski
  Aleksandra Srndovic
6–4, 7–6
Winner 25. 13 February 2005 Yamaguchi, Japan Clay   Kumiko Iijima   Lisa D'Amelio
  Christina Horiatopoulos
6–3, 7–6
Runner-up 26. 11 June 2005 Seoul, South Korea Hard   Lee Eun-jeong   Chan Chin-wei
  Hsieh Su-wei
2–6, 1–6
Winner 27. 11 September 2005 Beijing, China Hard   Kim So-jung   Chan Yung-jan
  Hwang I-hsuan
6–4, 6–0
Winner 28. 30 October 2005 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kim Hea-mi   Lauren Breadmore
  Annette Kolb
6–4, 7–6
Winner 29. 6 November 2005 Sutama, Japan Clay   Kumiko Iijima   Tomoko Dokei
  Yukiko Yabe
6–1, 6–2
Winner 30. 16 July 2006 Miyazaki, Japan Carpet   Kumiko Iijima   Seiko Okamoto
  Ayami Takase
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 31. 10 September 2006 Kyoto, Japan Carpet   Yukiko Yabe   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayaka Maekawa
4–6, 2–6
Runner-up 32. 17 September 2006 Hiroshima, Japan Carpet   Montinee Tangphong   Yuka Kuroda
  Eriko Mizuno
1–6, 4–6
Runner-up 33. 28 October 2006 Hamanako, Japan Carpet   Seiko Okamoto   Chuang Chia-jung
  Hsieh Su-wei
6–7(2–7), 5–7
Winner 34. 5 November 2006 Sutama, Japan Clay   Seiko Okamoto   Ryoko Takemura
  Mari Tanaka
6–2, 6–3
Winner 35. 4 November 2007 Kofu, Japan Hard   Chang Kyung-mi   Ayaka Maekawa
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
5–7, 6–2, [10–7]
Winner 36. 8 March 2008 Hamilton, New Zealand Hard   Yurina Koshino   Alison Bai
  Emelyn Starr
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 37. 6 September 2008 Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Yurika Sema   Chan Chin-wei
  Hwang I-hsuan
0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 38. 20 September 2008 Kyoto, Japan Carpet   Yurina Koshino   Ayumi Oka
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
7–5, 2–6, [2–10]
Runner-up 39. 27 March 2009 Kofu, Japan Hard   Miki Miyamura   Shuko Aoyama
  Akari Inoue
5–7, 6–3, [8–10]
Winner 40. 1 May 2009 Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Nicole Riner   Isabella Holland
  Sally Peers
1–6, 6–4, 11–9
Winner 41. 1 May 2009 Ipswich, Australia Clay   Olivia Rogowska   Tyra Calderwood
  Shannon Golds
6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 42. 14 June 2009 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Yurina Koshino   Ayumi Oka
  Mari Tanaka
6–7(6–8), 0–6
Winner 43. 11 July 2009 Tokyo, Japan Carpet   Mari Tanaka   Kazusa Ito
  Tomoko Taira
7–5, 3–6, [13–11]
Runner-up 44. 8 August 2009 Niigata, Japan Carpet   Etsuko Kitazaki   Airi Hagimoto
  Maiko Inoue
2–6, 2–6
Winner 45. 29 August 2009 Saitama, Japan Hard   Mari Tanaka   Airi Hagimoto
  Maiko Inoue
6–2, 6–4
Winner 46. 26 March 2010 Kofu, Japan Hard   Seiko Okamoto   Shiho Hisamatsu
  Maiko Inoue
6–4, 6–4
Winner 47. 11 July 2010 Tokyo, Japan Carpet   Maiko Inoue   Airi Hagimoto
  Kaori Onishi
6–2, 7–5

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