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Miyu Kato (tennis)

Miyu Kato (加藤 未唯, Katō Miyu, born 21 November 1994) is a professional Japanese tennis player.

Miyu Kato
加藤 未唯
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Miyu Kato at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceKyoto
Born (1994-11-21) 21 November 1994 (age 24)
Kyoto
Height1.56 m (5 ft 1 12 in)
Turned pro2013
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachRyugi Ohara
Prize money$695,670
Singles
Career record178–158 (53.0%)
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 122 (15 January 2018)
Current rankingNo. 820 (26 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2016)
French Open1R (2017)
WimbledonQ2 (2017)
US OpenQ1 (2015)
Doubles
Career record182–146 (55.5%)
Career titles2 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 12 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 30 (30 January 2017)
Current rankingNo. 65 (12 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2017)
French Open2R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon2R (2016)
US Open3R (2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup6–1
Last updated on: 17 August 2019.

On 15 January 2018, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 122. On 30 January 2017, she peaked at No. 30 in the doubles rankings.

WTA career finalsEdit

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0–1)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Sep 2017 Japan Women's Open, Tokyo International Hard   Zarina Diyas 2–6, 5–7

Doubles: 6 (2 titles, 4 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (1–0)
International (1–4)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Feb 2016 Taiwan Open, Kaohsiung International Hard   Eri Hozumi   Chan Hao-ching
  Chan Yung-jan
4–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Apr 2016 Katowice Open, Poland International Hard (i)   Eri Hozumi   Valentyna Ivakhnenko
  Marina Melnikova
3–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Loss 1–2 Jan 2018 Auckland Open, New Zealand International Hard   Eri Hozumi   Sara Errani
  Bibiane Schoofs
5–7, 1–6
Loss 1–3 Sep 2018 Japan Women's Open, Hiroshima International Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Eri Hozumi
  Zhang Shuai
2–6, 4–6
Win 2–3 Sep 2018 Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo, Japan Premier Hard (i)   Makoto Ninomiya   Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
  Barbora Strýcová
6–4, 6–4
Loss 2–4 Oct 2019 Tianjin Open, China International Hard   Nao Hibino   Shuko Aoyama
  Ena Shibahara
3–6, 5–7

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Nov 2016 WTA Honololu, United States Hard   Eri Hozumi   Nicole Gibbs
  Asia Muhammad
6–7(3), 6–3, [10–8]

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (3–3)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments (3–2)
$10,000 tournaments (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (1–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 4 August 2013 ITF Fort Worth, United States Hard   Lauren Embree 6–3, 1–6, 1–3 ret.
Winner 1. 24 May 2015 ITF Karuizawa, Japan Grass   Makoto Ninomiya 7–6(5), 5–7, 6–1
Runner-up 2. 31 May 2015 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Lu Jiajing 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 18 July 2015 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Nigina Abduraimova 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 3. 25 October 2015 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Shuko Aoyama 2–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 27 March 2016 ITF Canberra, Australia Clay   Anna Bondár 6–4, 7–6(3)

Doubles (12–10)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments (1–0)
$75,000 / $80,000 tournaments (1–0 / 1–0)
$50,000 / $60,000 tournaments (0–1 / 0–2)
$25,000 tournaments (5–1)
$15,000 tournaments (1–2)
$10,000 tournaments (3–4)
Finals by surface
Hard (6–6)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (2–0)
Carpet (2–1)
Outcome No. Date Category Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 17 September 2011 $10,000 ITF Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Riko Sawayanagi   Kazusa Ito
  Tomoko Taira
6–4, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 1. 14 September 2012 $10,000 ITF Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Misaki Mori   Nao Hibino
  Emi Mutaguchi
4–6, 3–6
Winner 2. 21 October 2012 $25,000 ITF Makinohara, Japan Grass   Eri Hozumi   Monique Adamczak
  Caroline Garcia
7–6(6), 6–3
Runner-up 2. 4 January 2013 $10,000 ITF Hong Kong Hard   Eri Hozumi   Tian Ran
  Tang Haochen
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 11 January 2013 $10,000 ITF Hong Kong Hard   Eri Hozumi   Xin Wen
  Li Yihong
6–4, 1–6, [10–12]
Winner 3. 14 September 2013 $10,000 ITF Kyoto, Japan Carpet (i)   Hiroko Kuwata   Mana Ayukawa
  Emi Mutaguchi
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 20 September 2013 $15,000 ITF Cairns, Australia Hard   Yurina Koshino   Isabella Holland
  Sally Peers
6–7(2), 6–4, [7–10]
Runner-up 5. 28 February 2014 $10,000 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Yuuki Tanaka   Nungnadda Wannasuk
  Varunya Wongteanchai
2–6, 2–6
Runner-up 6. 13 April 2014 $15,000 ITF Melbourne, Australia Clay   Yuuki Tanaka   Jessica Moore
  Aleksandrina Naydenova
5–7, 7–6(5), [7–10]
Winner 4. 4 July 2014 $10,000 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Akiko Omae   Kamonwan Buayam
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
6–0, 6–0
Runner-up 7. 1 August 2014 $50,000 ITF Wuhan, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Han Xinyun
  Zhang Kailin
4–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 3 April 2015 $15,000 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Clay   Nao Hibino   Miyabi Inoue
  Akiko Omae
6–4, 6–2
Winner 6. 23 May 2015 $25,000 ITF Karuizawa, Japan Grass   Rika Fujiwara   Mana Ayukawa
  Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–0
Winner 7. 13 June 2015 $25,000 ITF Kashiwa, Japan Hard   Akiko Omae   Mana Ayukawa
  Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 5–7, [10–8]
Winner 8. 20 June 2015 $25,000 ITF Incheon, South Korea Hard   Kotomi Takahata   Choi Ji-hee
  Kim Na-ri
4–6, 6–3, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 25 March 2016 $25,000 ITF Canberra, Australia Clay   Eri Hozumi   Ashleigh Barty
  Arina Rodionova
7–5, 3–6, [7–10]
Winner 9. 7 May 2016 $75,000+H ITF Gifu, Japan Hard   Eri Hozumi   Hiroko Kuwata
  Ayaka Okuno
6–1, 6–2
Winner 10. 6 May 2017 $80,000 ITF Gifu, Japan Hard   Eri Hozumi   Katy Dunne
  Julia Glushko
6–4, 6–2
Winner 11. 12 May 2017 $25,000 ITF Rome, Italy Clay   Eri Hozumi   Ekaterine Gorgodze
  Melanie Stokke
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 9. 21 October 2017 $60,000 ITF Suzhou, China Hard   Eri Hozumi   Jacqueline Cako
  Nina Stojanović
6–2, 5–7, [2–10]
Runner-up 10. 23 March 2018 $60,000 ITF Canberra, Australia Clay   Makoto Ninomiya   Priscilla Hon
  Dalila Jakupović
4–6, 6–4, [7–10]
Winner 12. 17 August 2019 $100,000 ITF Vancouver, Canada Hard   Nao Hibino   Naomi Broady
  Erin Routliffe
6–2, 6–2

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