Mari Tanaka

Mari Tanaka (田中 麻里, Tanaka Mari, born January 11, 1987 in Tokyo) is a former Japanese tennis player. In her career, she won four singles and 18 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 12 August 2013, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of world No. 287. On 12 May 2014, she peaked at No. 189 in the doubles rankings.

Mari Tanaka
田中 麻里
Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceTokyo
Born (1987-01-11) January 11, 1987 (age 34)
Tokyo
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$112,745
Singles
Career record228–204
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 287 (12 August 2013)
Doubles
Career record183–121
Career titles18 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 189 (12 May 2014)

ITF finalsEdit

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

Singles: 10 (4–6)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 24 May 2005 León, Mexico Hard (i)   Micaela Moran 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 1. 6 June 2005 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kanae Hisami 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 29 August 2005 Saitama, Japan Hard   Beti Sekulovski 6–3, 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 19 August 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Zhang Ling 6–4, 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 28 August 2007 Saitama, Japan Hard   Zhao Yijing 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 11 July 2010 Tokyo, Japan Carpet   Kaori Onishi 6–4, 4–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 29 January 2011 Kolkata, India Clay   Dalila Jakupović 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 17 June 2012 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Nao Hibino 0–6, 2–6
Winner 3. 19 August 2012 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Yuuki Tanaka 6–0, 6–2
Winner 4. 9 August 2014 Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard   Mai Minokoshi 6–3, 6–4

Doubles: 33 (18–15)Edit

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Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 24 May 2005 León, Mexico Hard (i)   Elizabeth Kaufman   Andrea Benítez
  Daniela Múñoz Gallegos
4–6, 6–1, 1–6
Winner 1. 29 August 2005 Saitama, Japan Hard   Elizabeth Kaufman   Kim Hea-mi
  Eriko Mizuno
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 29 September 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Yurika Sema   Līga Dekmeijere
  Ayami Takase
6–7(3–7), 3–6
Runner-up 3. 31 October 2006 Sutama, Japan Clay   Ryoko Takemura   Maki Arai
  Seiko Okamoto
2–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 27 February 2007 Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Song Shanshan   Tomoko Dokei
  Etsuko Kitazaki
6–2, 6–0
Winner 3. 6 March 2007 Hamilton, New Zealand Hard   Lee Ye-ra   Emelyn Starr
  Jenny Swift
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 27 May 2007 Nagano, Japan Carpet   Akiko Yonemura   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayaka Maekawa
6–7(2–7), 3–6
Winner 4. 9 June 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Ayumi Oka   Etsuko Kitazaki
  Tomoko Taira
3–6, 6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 30 June 2007 Noto, Japan Carpet   Natsumi Hamamura   Sophie Ferguson
  Anne Yelsey
6–7(8–10), 1–6
Winner 5. 4 August 2008 Obihiro, Japan Hard   Shiho Hisamatsu   Miki Miyamura
  Tomoyo Takagishi
6–4, 6–2
Winner 6. 30 May 2009 Gunma, Japan Teppich   Hsu Wen-hsin   Erika Sema
  Yurika Sema
6–3, 1–6, [10–7]
Winner 7. 13 June 2009 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Ayumi Oka   Maki Arai
  Yurina Koshino
7–6(7–6), 6–0
Winner 8. 11 July 2009 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Maki Arai   Kazusa Ito
  Tomoko Taira
7–5, 3–6, [13–11]
Winner 9. 29 August 2009 Saitama, Japan Hard   Maki Arai   Airi Hagimoto
  Maiko Inoue
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 4 September 2009 Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Hsu Wen-hsin   María Fernanda Álvarez Terán
  Jade Curtis
6–1, 2–6, [2–10]
Runner-up 7. 26 September 2009 Miyazaki, Japan Carpet   Tomoko Yonemura   Kurumi Nara
  Erika Sema
0–6, 0–6
Runner-up 8. 8 May 2010 Tarakan, Indonesia Hard   Liu Wanting   Ayu-Fani Damayanti
  Lavinia Tananta
4–6, 5–7
Runner-up 9. 21 January 2011 Muzaffarnagar, India Grass   Miki Miyamura   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Poojashree Venkatesha
6–3, 4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 1 April 2011 Ipswich, Australia Clay   Miki Miyamura   Casey Dellacqua
  Olivia Rogowska
4–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 20 August 2011 Taipei, Taiwan Hard   Miyabi Inoue   Chae Kyung-yee
  Kim Hae-sung
7–5, 2–6, [10–7]
Winner 11. 6 July 2012 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Eri Hozumi   Tyra Calderwood
  Dianne Hollands
4–6, 6–4, [12–10]
Winner 12. 21 July 2012 Istanbul, Turkey Hard   Yurina Koshino   Akari Inoue
  Kaori Onishi
7–5, 6–7(2–7), [10–8]
Runner-up 11. 1 September 2012 Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Yurina Koshino   Luksika Kumkhum
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 12. 8 September 2012 Noto, Japan Grass   Miki Miyamura   Kumiko Iijima
  Akiko Yonemura
1–6, 6–4, [5–10]
Winner 13. 3 March 2013 Sydney, Australia Hard   Misa Eguchi   Tamara Čurović
  Wang Yafan
4–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Winner 14. 19 May 2013 Kurume, Japan Grass   Kanae Hisami   Rika Fujiwara
  Akiko Omae
6–4, 7–6(7–2)
Runner-up 13. 20 July 2013 Woking, Great Britain Hard   Kanae Hisami   Tara Moore
  Marta Sirotkina
6–4, 1–6, [7–10]
Winner 15. 26 July 2013 Wrexham, Great Britain Hard   Kanae Hisami   Anna Smith
  Melanie South
6–3, 7–6(7–2)
Winner 16. 14 June 2014 Fergana, Uzbekistan Hard   Hiroko Kuwata   Nao Hibino
  Prarthana Thombare
6–1, 6–4
Winner 17. 8 August 2014 Nottingham, Great Britain Hard   Alison Bai   Katie Boulter
  Freya Christie
6–4, 6–3
Winner 18. 16 August 2014 Woking, Great Britain Hard   Yumi Miyazaki   Alice Matteucci
  Despina Papamichail
6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 14. 18 October 2014 Makinohara, Japan Grass   Makoto Ninomiya   Tatjana Maria
  Miki Miyamura
3–6, 1–6
Runner-up 15. 25 October 2014 Hamamatsu, Japan Carpet   Makoto Ninomiya   Tatjana Maria
  Miki Miyamura
7–5, 2–6, [5–10]

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