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Rika Fujiwara (藤原 里華, Fujiwara Rika, born 19 September 1981) is an inactive Japanese professional tennis player.

Rika Fujiwara
Rika Fujiwara 2006 Australian Open.JPG
Fujiwara at the 2006 Australian Open
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1981-09-19) 19 September 1981 (age 38)
Tokyo
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Prize money$882,018
Singles
Career record482–373
Career titles0 WTA, 9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 84 (22 August 2005)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2006)
French Open1R (2005)
Wimbledon1R (2005, 2008)
US Open1R (2005)
Doubles
Career record315–190
Career titles1 WTA, 36 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 13 (11 November 2002)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2002)
French OpenSF (2002)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
US Open3R (2005)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (2002)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2003)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
Team competitions
Fed Cup23–5
Last updated on: 7 October 2019.

On 22 August 2005, Fujiwara reached her best singles ranking of world No. 84. On 11 November 2002, she peaked at No. 13 in the WTA doubles rankings.

At the 2002 Australian Open, Fujiwara partnered with Shinobu Asagoe and advanced to the quarterfinals, where they lost against eventual champions Martina Hingis and Anna Kournikova. The same year, Fujiwara and Ai Sugiyama reached the French Open doubles semifinals, losing to Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs in three sets.

Playing for Japan at the Fed Cup, Fujiwara has a win–loss record of 23–5.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles (1–5)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)
Tier II / Premier (0–1)
Tier III, IV & V / International (1–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–4)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 12 August 2002 Rogers AT&T Cup, Montreal Hard   Ai Sugiyama   Virginia Ruano Pascual
  Paola Suárez
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 2. 9 September 2002 China Open, Shanghai Hard   Ai Sugiyama   Anna Kournikova
  Janet Lee
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 3. 21 October 2002 Generali Ladies Linz, Austria Carpet (i)   Ai Sugiyama   Jelena Dokić
  Nadia Petrova
3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 4. 11 October 2010 HP Open, Osaka Hard   Shuko Aoyama   Chang Kai-chen
  Lilia Osterloh
0–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 27 February 2012 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur Hard   Chan Hao-ching   Chang Kai-chen
  Chuang Chia-jung
5–7, 4–6
Winner 1. 9 April 2012 e-Boks Open, Copenhagen Hard (i)   Kimiko Date-Krumm   Sofia Arvidsson
  Kaia Kanepi
6–2, 4–6, [10–5]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000/$80,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (9–8)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 23 November 1998 Nagasaki, Japan Grass   Maiko Inoue 1–6, 6–3, 6–7(3–7)
Runner-up 2. 23 July 2000 Baltimore, United States Hard   Manisha Malhotra 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–4), 2–6
Runner-up 3. 25 September 2000 Saga, Japan Grass   Eva Krejčová 6–7(3–7), 2–6
Runner-up 4. 5 March 2001 Hangzhou, China Hard   Liu Nannan 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 5–7
Winner 5. 4 June 2001 Surbiton, England Grass   Kristina Brandi 6–3, 6–3
Runner-up 6. 6 August 2002 Beijing, China Hard   Sun Tiantian 3–6, 0–6
Winner 7. 12 May 2003 Nagano, Japan Grass   Ayami Takase 7–5, 6–0
Winner 8. 12 July 2004 Gunma, Japan Carpet   Ayami Takase 6–1, 6–2
Winner 9. 7 September 2002 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Shiho Hisamatsu 4–6, 7–5, 6–0
Winner 10. 21 May 2007 Nagano, Japan Carpet   Natsumi Hamamura 7–5, 6–2
Winner 11. 21 January 2008 Waikoloa, United States Hard   Sandra Klösel 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Runner-up 12. 22 March 2009 Redding, United States Hard   Laura Granville 2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 13. 16 November 2009 Pune, India Hard   Bojana Jovanovski 5–7, 6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 14. 6 March 2011 Sydney, Australia Hard   Yurika Sema 4–6, 7–5, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 15. 9 May 2011 Kurume, Japan Grass   Monique Adamczak 6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 16. 16 May 2011 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet (i)   Misa Eguchi 3–6, 3–6
Winner 17. 9 December 2013 Navi Mumbai, India Hard   Magda Linette 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4)

Doubles (36–25)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 2 August 1999 Périgueux, France Clay   Hanna-Katri Aalto   Selima Sfar
  Jo Ward
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 24 July 2000 Evansville, United States Hard   Anne Plessinger   Tomoe Hotta
  Ryoko Takemura
4–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 31 July 2000 Harrisonburg, United States Clay   Cindy Watson   Lauren Kalvaria
  Gabriela Lastra
6–4, 5–7, 7–5
Winner 4. 26 March 2001 Stone Mountain, United States Hard   Jeon Mi-ra   Alicia Molik
  Bryanne Stewart
7–5, 6–3
Winner 5. 13 August 2001 The Bronx, United States Hard   Clarisa Fernández   Kristie Boogert
  Els Callens
2–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Winner 6. 23 April 2002 Dothan, United States Clay   Maja Palaveršić   Samantha Reeves
  Jessica Steck
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 7. 1 May 2002 Gifu, Japan Grass   Shinobu Asagoe   Cho Yoon-jeong
  Evie Dominikovic
2–6, 2–6
Winner 8. 27 April 2003 Gifu, Japan Grass   Saori Obata   Shinobu Asagoe
  Nana Smith
1–6, 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 9. 6 May 2003 Fukuoka, Japan Clay   Saori Obata   Līga Dekmeijere
  Nana Smith
2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Runner-up 10. 13 July 2003 Modena, Italy Clay   Trudi Musgrave   Li Ting
  Sun Tiantian
6–3, 5–7, 5–7
Winner 11. 18 April 2004 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard   Aiko Nakamura   Olena Antypina
  Goulnara Fattakhetdinova
6–3, 6–3
Winner 12. 9 May 2004 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet   Saori Obata   Monique Adamczak
  Nicole Kriz
6–2, 6–4
Winner 13. 10 May 2004 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet   Jeon Mi-ra   Ryōko Fuda
  Seiko Okamoto
6–2, 2–6, 7–6(7–1)
Runner-up 14. 7 September 2002 Ibaraki, Japan Hard   Shiho Hisamatsu   Maki Arai
  Remi Tezuka
1–6, 7–5, 2–6
Winner 15. 7 November 2004 Shenzhen, China Hard   Elena Tatarkova   Yan Zi
  Zheng Jie
6–4, 1–6, 6–1
Runner-up 16. 14 February 2005 Bromma, Sweden Hard (i)   Ryōko Fuda   Michelle Gerards
  Anousjka van Exel
w/o
Runner-up 17. 3 April 2005 Augusta, United States Hard   Saori Obata   Anastasia Rodionova
  Tatiana Poutchek
6–7(3–7), 0–6
Winner 18. 8 May 2005 Gifu, Japan Carpet   Saori Obata   Ryōko Fuda
  Seiko Okamoto
6–1, 6–2
Winner 19. 31 May 2005 Surbiton, England Grass   Saori Obata   Jennifer Hopkins
  Mashona Washington
4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 20. 13 May 2007 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet   Junri Namigata   Ayumi Morita
  Akiko Yonemura
2–6, 2–6
Winner 21. 13 September 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Junri Namigata   Kumiko Iijima
  Akiko Yonemura
3–6, 7–6(7–4), [10–5]
Runner-up 22. 4 February 2008 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Surina De Beer   Ashley Harkleroad
  Shenay Perry
6–3, 4–6, [6–10]
Winner 23. 7 April 2008 Monzón, Spain Hard   Emmanuelle Gagliardi   María José Martínez Sánchez
  Arantxa Parra Santonja
1–6, 7–6(7–5), [10–8]
Winner 24. 27 October 2008 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kimiko Date-Krumm   Chan Chin-wei
  Chen Yi
7–5, 6–3
Winner 25. 9 February 2009 Midland, United States Hard (i)   Chen Yi   Lindsay Lee-Waters
  Melinda Czink
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Winner 26. 17 May 2009 Saint-Gaudens, France Clay   Chanelle Scheepers   Kimiko Date-Krumm
  Sun Tiantian
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 27. 5 June 2009 Nottingham, England Grass   Eleni Daniilidou   Alexa Glatch
  Natalie Grandin
3–6, 6–2, [7–10]
Runner-up 28. 2 August 2009 Obihiro, Japan Carpet   Kurumi Nara   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayumi Oka
6–3, 1–6, [5–10]
Runner-up 29. 10 October 2009 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kimiko Date-Krumm   Chan Yung-jan
  Ayumi Morita
2–6, 4–6
Winner 30. 6 September 2010 Noto, Japan Carpet   Tamarine Tanasugarn   Shuko Aoyama
  Akari Inoue
6–3, 6–3
Winner 31. 28 November 2010 Toyota, Japan Hard   Shuko Aoyama   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Mădălina Gojnea
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 32. 16 January 2011 Pingguo, China Hard   Shuko Aoyama   Liu Wanting
  Sun Shengnan
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 33. 25 February 2011 Mildura, Australia Grass   Kumiko Iijima   Casey Dellacqua
  Olivia Rogowska
6–4, 6–7(6–8), [4–10]
Runner-up 34. 4 March 2011 Sydney, Australia Hard   Kumiko Iijima   Casey Dellacqua
  Olivia Rogowska
6–3, 6–7(3–7), [4–10]
Runner-up 35. 20 March 2011 Sanya, China Hard   Hsu Wen-hsin   Iryna Brémond
  Ani Mijačika
6–3, 5–7, [10–12]
Winner 36. 27 March 2011 Kunming, China Clay   Shuko Aoyama   Irina Buryachok
  Veronika Kapshay
6–3, 6–2
Winner 37. 3 April 2011 Wenshan, China Hard   Shuko Aoyama   Liang Chen
  Tian Ran
6–4, 6–0
Winner 38. 8 May 2011 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet   Shuko Aoyama   Aiko Nakamura
  Junri Namigata
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Runner-up 39. 15 May 2011 Kurume, Japan Grass   Tamarine Tanasugarn   Ayumi Oka
  Akiko Yonemura
3–6, 7–5, [8–10]
Winner 40. 22 May 2011 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet (i)   Shuko Aoyama   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayumi Oka
6–4, 6–4
Winner 41. 6 January 2012 Quanzhou, China Hard   Chan Hao-ching   Kimiko Date-Krumm
  Zhang Shuai
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]
Runner-up 42. 28 April 2013 Wenshan, China Carpet   Junri Namigata   Miki Miyamura
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 43. 12 May 2013 Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Akiko Omae   Junri Namigata
  Erika Sema
5–7, 6–3, [7–10]
Runner-up 44. 12 May 2013 Kurume, Japan Grass   Akiko Omae   Kanae Hisami
  Mari Tanaka
4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner 45. 24 March 2014 Osprey, United States Clay   Hsieh Shu-ying   Irina Falconi
  Eva Hrdinová
6–3, 6–7(5–7), [10–4]
Winner 46. 7 July 2014 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay   Yuuki Tanaka   Lesley Kerkhove
  Xenia Knoll
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 47. 16 March 2015 Kōfu, Japan Hard   Akari Inoue   Haruka Kaji
  Aiko Yoshitomi
2–6, 3–6
Winner 48. 18 May 2015 Karuizawa, Japan Grass   Miyu Kato   Mana Ayukawa
  Makoto Ninomiya
6–2, 6–0
Winner 49. 28 May 2016 Karuizawa, Japan Grass   Kotomi Takahata   Mana Ayukawa
  Yuuki Tanaka
6–1, 6–4
Winner 50. 3 September 2016 Noto, Japan Carpet   Ayaka Okuno   Akari Inoue
  Miki Miyamura
6–4, 1–6, [10–6]
Winner 51. 5 September 2016 Kyoto, Japan Hard (i)   Miki Miyamura   Risa Hasegawa
  Midori Yamamoto
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 52. 15 October 2016 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Erika Sema   Ksenia Lykina
  Riko Sawayanagi
4–6, 1–6
Winner 53. 12 November 2016 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Yuki Naito   Jamie Loeb
  An-Sophie Mestach
6–4, 6–7(12–14), [10–8]
Runner-up 54. 19 November 2016 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Ayaka Okuno   Ksenia Lykina
  Akiko Omae
7–6(7–4), 2–6, [5–10]
Winner 55. 10 June 2017 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Kyōka Okamura   Momoko Kobori
  Kotomi Takahata
6–2, 6–0
Winner 56. 17 June 2017 Kōfu, Japan Hard   Kyōka Okamura   Hiroko Kuwata
  Riko Sawayanagi
7–6(7–4), 6–3
Winner 57. 22 October 2017 Hamamatsu, Japan Carpet   Kyōka Okamura   Lu Jiajing
  Ayaka Okuno
6–2, 6–4
Winner 58. 11 November 2017 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Yuki Naito   Eri Hozumi
  Junri Namigata
6–1, 6–3
Runner-up 59. 17 March 2018 Toyota, Japan Hard   Dalma Gálfi   Choi Ji-hee
  Kim Na-ri
2–6, 3–6
Winner 60. 5 May 2018 Gifu, Japan Hard   Yuki Naito   Ksenia Lykina
  Emily Webley-Smith
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 61. 1 June 2018 Grado, Italy Clay   Naiktha Bains   Giorgia Marchetti
  Alice Matteucci
0–6, 4–6

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

SinglesEdit

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013–14 W–L
Australian Open A Q2 Q1 A Q1 1R A Q1 Q1 Q1 A Q1 A 0–1
French Open Q3 Q3 A Q1 1R A A Q1 Q2 A A Q1 A 0–1
Wimbledon Q1 Q2 A A 1R A A 1R Q1 Q1 A A A 0–2
US Open Q3 Q2 Q1 Q3 1R A Q1 Q3 Q1 Q1 Q3 A A 0–1
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–1 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–5

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 W–L
Australian Open QF 1R A 3R 1R A A A A A 3R 1R A 7–6
French Open SF 1R 3R 1R A A A A A A 1R A A 6–5
Wimbledon 3R 1R 2R 1R A A A 1R A 1R 1R A A 3–7
US Open A 1R 1R 3R A 2R 1R A A A A A A 3–5
Win–Loss 9–3 0–4 3–3 4–4 0–1 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–1 2–3 0–1 0–0 19–23

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit