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Park Sung-hee (Hangul: 박성희; born 17 February 1975 in Busan, South Korea) is a retired professional tennis player from South Korea. Park turned pro in 1989. She won 7 singles and 7 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. She reached four doubles finals during her career on the WTA Tour. Her best Grand Slam performances came in doubles, reaching the Round of 16 at the 1996 French Open, 1997 Australian Open, and 1998 Australian Open, all partnering Wang Shi-ting. She reached career high rankings of No. 34 in doubles (in June 1998) and No. 57 in singles (in September 1995). Park played in 34 ties in 9 years for the South Korea Fed Cup team, with a 30-14 record overall and 24-12 in singles, all team records. She retired from the tour in 2000.

Park Sung-hee
Country (sports) South Korea
ResidenceSeoul, Korea
Born (1975-02-17) February 17, 1975 (age 44)
Busan, Korea
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1989
Retired2000
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS $439,788
Singles
Career record196–152
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 57 (25 September 1995)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1995-96)
French Open2R (1996-98)
Wimbledon2R (1995-96)
US Open2R (1998)
Doubles
Career record120–96
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 34 (15 June 1998)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1997-98)
French Open3R (1996)
Wimbledon2R (1997)
US Open2R (1996-97)

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Doubles: 4 (0-4)Edit

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Olympic Gold (0–0)
WTA Championships (0–0)
Tier I (0–0) Premier Mandatory (0–0)
Tier II (0–1) Premier 5 (0–0)
Tier III (0–1) Premier (0–0)
Tier IV & V (0–2) International (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 11 September 1995 Nagoya, Japan Carpet (i)   Rika Hiraki   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Kristine Kunce
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 8 January 1996 Hobart, Australia Hard   Kerry-Anne Guse   Yayuk Basuki
  Kyoko Nagatsuka
7–6(9–7), 6–3
Runner-up 3. 16 September 1996 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Wang Shi-ting   Amanda Coetzer
  Mary Pierce
6–1, 7–6(7–5)
Runner-up 4. 5 January 1998 Gold Coast, Australia Hard   Wang Shi-ting   Elena Likhovtseva
  Ai Sugiyama
1–6, 6–3, 6–4

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