Maya Kidowaki

Maya Kidowaki (木戸脇 真也, Kidowaki Maya, born 17 May 1969[1]) is a retired Japanese tennis player.

Maya Kidowaki
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1969-05-17) 17 May 1969 (age 53)
Retired1994
Prize money$286,615
Singles
Career record152–116 (56.7%)
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 68 (4 November 1991)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (1990, 1991, 1992)
French Open3R (1991)
Wimbledon2R (1991)
US Open1R (1990, 1991)
Doubles
Career record117–95 (55.2%)
Career titles2 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 34 (2 March 1992)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (1991)
French Open2R (1990, 1993)
Wimbledon2R (1991)
US Open2R (1991)
Team competitions
Fed Cup3–3

Tennis careerEdit

Kidowaki represented Japan at the 1992 Summer Olympics in doubles with Kimiko Date and they lost to Jana Novotná and Andrea Strnadová in the third round, in two sets. She also competed in the Australian Open main draw.[2]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. Apr 1991 Japan Open Hard   Amy Frazier   Yone Kamio
  Akiko Kijimuta
6–2, 6–4
Win 2. Apr 1993 Japan Open Hard   Ei Iida   Li Fang
  Kyōko Nagatsuka
6–2, 4–6, 6–4

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 11 (6–5)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 5 July 1987 ITF Litchfield, United States Clay   Stephanie Faulkner 6–3, 6–1
Loss 2. 9 August 1987 ITF Lebanon, United States Hard   Shaun Stafford 3–6, 3–6
Win 3. 25 October 1987 ITF Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Miki Mizokuchi 6–4, 6–1
Loss 4. 10 November 1987 ITF Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Suzanna Wibowo 3–6, 3–6
Win 5. 23 October 1988 ITF Kuroshio, Japan Hard   Tamaka Takagi 6–1, 6–3
Win 6. 30 October 1988 ITF Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Shiho Okada 6–2, 6–2
Win 7. 5 November 1988 ITF Saga, Japan Grass   Chen Li 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Loss 8. 13 November 1988 ITF Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Kimiko Date 3–6, 4–6
Loss 9. 14 November 1988 ITF Kyoto, Japan Hard   Kimiko Date 5–7, 6–4, 4–6
Win 10. 1 October 1989 ITF Kofu, Japan Hard   Rika Hiraki 7–5, 6–0
Loss 11. 7 November 1993 ITF Saga, Japan Grass   Ei Iida 2–6, 5–7

Doubles: 12 (7–5)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 4 August 1986 ITF Chatham, United States Hard   Anne Grousbeck   Colleen Carney
  Luciana Corsato-Owsianka
6–3, 6–4
Win 2. 8 November 1987 ITF Saga, Japan Hard   Ei Iida   Kumiko Okamoto
  Naoko Sato
7–6, 3–6, 9–7
Win 3. 15 November 1987 ITF Kyoto, Japan Hard   Ei Iida   Junko Kimuro
  Hijiri Nakazaka
6–2, 6–2
Loss 4. 11 July 1988 ITF Stuttgart, West Germany Clay   Ei Iida   Linda Barnard
  Amanda Coetzer
6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Loss 5. 16 October 1988 ITF Chiba, Japan Hard   Naoko Sato   Yayuk Basuki
  Ei Iida
2–6, 6–7
Loss 6. 24 October 1988 ITF Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Paulette Moreno   Kimiko Date
  Yuko Hosoki
4–6, 6–4, 7–9
Win 7. 6 November 1988 ITF Saga, Japan Grass   Naoko Sato   Kimiko Date
  Yuko Hosoki
6–4, 7–5
Loss 8. 13 November 1988 ITF Matsuyama, Japan Hard   Yasuyo Kajita   Kimiko Date
  Yuko Hosoki
5–7, 6–3, 5–7
Win 9. 25 September 1989 ITF Chiba, Japan Hard   Ei Iida   Belinda Cordwell
  Julie Richardson
7–6, 6–4
Win 10. 15 October 1989 ITF Nagasaki, Japan Hard   Ei Iida   Kate McDonald
  Tamaka Takagi
6–2, 3–6, 6–2
Loss 11. 2 November 1992 ITF Machida, Japan Grass   Ingelise Driehuis   Julie Richardson
  Michelle Jaggard-Lai
3–6, 5–7
Win 12. 7 November 1993 ITF Saga, Japan Grass   Ei Iida   Mana Endo
  Naoko Sawamatsu
6–2, 3–6, 6–2

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