Shuko Aoyama

Shuko Aoyama (青山 修子, Aoyama Shūko, born December 19, 1987) is a Japanese tennis player.

Shuko Aoyama
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Shuko Aoyama playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1987-12-19) 19 December 1987 (age 32)
Osaka, Japan
Height1.54 m (5 ft 12 in)[1]
PlaysRight (two-handed both sides)
Prize money$1,276,951
Singles
Career record230–199 (53.6%)
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 182 (9 February 2015)
Current rankingNo. 921 (28 September 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2015)
French OpenQ1 (2015)
US OpenQ2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record382–232 (62.2%)
Career titles12 WTA, 30 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 21 (17 February 2020)
Current rankingNo. 22 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (2020)
French OpenQF (2020)
WimbledonSF (2013)
US Open3R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup/BJK Cup13–4 (76.5%)
Last updated on: 28 September 2020.
Shuko Aoyama at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships

Aoyama became a professional tennis player, after graduating from Waseda University. On 9 February 2015, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 182. On 17 February 2020, she peaked at No. 21 in the doubles rankings. To date, she has won 12 doubles titles on the WTA Tour,[2] and was a semifinalist in doubles at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships.[3] She has also won four singles and 30 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

Grand Slam performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

DoublesEdit

Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 W–L Win %
Australian Open A A 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 3R 5–8 38%
French Open A A 1R 2R 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1–6 14%
Wimbledon 1R A SF 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R NH 10–8 56%
US Open 1R A 1R 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 5–8 38%
Win–Loss 0–2 0–0 5–4 3–4 0–4 2–3 3–4 4–4 3–4 1–1 21–30 41%

Significant finalsEdit

WTA Elite TrophyEdit

Singles: 1 (runner–up)Edit

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2018 WTA Elite Trophy Hard (i)   Lidziya Marozava   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]

WTA Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 tournamentsEdit

Doubles: 1 (runner-up)Edit

Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2017 Wuhan Open Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Chan Yung-jan
  Martina Hingis
6–7, (5–7) , 6–3, [4–10]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 22 (12 titles, 10 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (0–1)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)
Premier (2–1)
International (10–7)
Finals by surface
Hard (11–9)
Grass (1–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2010 Japan Women's Open International Hard   Rika Fujiwara   Chang Kai-chen
  Lilia Osterloh
0–6, 3–6
Win 1–1 Aug 2012 Washington Open, U.S. International Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Irina Falconi
  Chanelle Scheepers
7–5, 6–2
Win 2–1 Mar 2013 Malaysian Open International Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Janette Husárová
  Zhang Shuai
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), [14–12]
Win 3–1 Aug 2013 Washington Open, U.S. (2) International Hard   Vera Dushevina   Eugenie Bouchard
  Taylor Townsend
6–3, 6–3
Win 4–1 Aug 2014 Washington Open, U.S. (3) International Hard   Gabriela
Dabrowski
  Hiroko Kuwata
  Kurumi Nara
6–1, 6–2
Win 5–1 Oct 2014 Japan Women's Open International Hard   Renata Voráčová   Lara Arruabarrena
  Tatjana Maria
6–1, 6–2
Loss 5–2 Jan 2015 Auckland Open,
New Zealand
International Hard   Renata Voráčová   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Loss 5–3 Feb 2015 Pattaya Open, Thailand International Hard   Tamarine
Tanasugarn
  Chan Hao-ching
  Chan Yung-jan
6–2, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss 5–4 May 2016 Nuremberg Cup,
Germany
International Clay   Renata Voráčová   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
3–6, 4–6
Loss 5–5 Jul 2016 Washington Open, U.S. International Hard   Risa Ozaki   Monica Niculescu
  Yanina Wickmayer
4–6, 3–6
Loss 5–6 Aug 2016 Jiangxi Open, China International Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Liang Chen
  Lu Jingjing
6–3, 6–7(2–7), [11–13]
Win 6–6 Sep 2016 Japan Women's Open (2) International Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
6–3, 6–3
Win 7–6 Aug 2017 Washington Open, U.S. (4) International Hard   Renata Voráčová   Eugenie Bouchard
  Sloane Stephens
6–3, 6–2
Win 8–6 Sep 2017 Japan Women's Open (3) International Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Monique Adamczak
  Storm Sanders
6–0, 2–6, [10–5]
Loss 8–7 Sep 2017 Wuhan Open, China Premier 5 Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Chan Yung-jan
  Martina Hingis
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [4–10]
Loss 8–8 Oct 2018 Hong Kong Open,
China S.A.R.
International Hard   Lidziya Marozava   Samantha Stosur
  Zhang Shuai
4–6, 4–6
Loss 8–9 Nov 2018 WTA Elite Trophy, Zhuhai Elite Hard (i)   Lidziya Marozava   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Win 9–9 Jun 2019 Rosmalen Championships,
Netherlands
International Grass   Aleksandra Krunić   Lesley Kerkhove
  Bibiane Schoofs
7–5, 6–3
Loss 9–10 Aug 2019 Silicon Valley Classic, U.S. Premier Hard   Ena Shibahara   Nicole Melichar
  Květa Peschke
4–6, 4–6
Win 10–10 Oct 2019 Tianjin Open, China International Hard   Ena Shibahara   Nao Hibino
  Miyu Kato
6–3, 7–5
Win 11–10 Oct 2019 Kremlin Cup, Russia Premier Hard (i)   Ena Shibahara   Kirsten Flipkens
  Bethanie Mattek-Sands
6–2, 6–1
Win 12–10 Feb 2020 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy,
Russia
Premier Hard (i)   Ena Shibahara   Kaitlyn Christian
  Alexa Guarachi
4–6, 6–0, [10–3]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner–ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (1–2)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (2–1)
Carpet (1–1)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2010 ITF Tokyo, Japan 10,000 Hard   Erika Takao 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Loss 1–1 Apr 2012 ITF Bundaberg, Australia 25,000 Clay   Sandra Zaniewska 3–6, 2–6
Loss 1–2 Feb 2013 Launceston International, Australia 25,000 Hard   Storm Sanders 4–6, 4–6
Win 2–2 Oct 2013 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan 25,000 Grass   Eri Hozumi 7–6(9–7), 6–1
Loss 2–3 Feb 2014 ITF Rancho Santa Fe, United States 25,000 Hard   Tamira Paszek 1–6, 1–6
Loss 2–4 Oct 2014 ITF Makinohara, Japan 25,000 Grass   Tatjana Maria 1–6, 2–6
Loss 2–5 Nov 2014 ITF Toyota, Japan 75,000 Carpet (i)   An-Sophie Mestach 1–6, 1–6
Win 3–5 Oct 2015 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan 25,000 Grass   Miyu Kato 6–2, 6–1
Win 4–5 Oct 2016 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan 25,000 Carpet   Ksenia Lykina 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 39 (30 titles, 9 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (19–6)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (5–0)
Carpet (4–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 29 March 2009 ITF Kofu, Japan Hard   Akari Inoue   Maki Arai
  Miki Miyamura
7–5, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 2. 6 June 2010 ITF Komoro, Japan Clay   Maya Kato   Kim Kun-hee
  Yu Min-hwa
2–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 3. 13 June 2010 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard   Akari Inoue   Chang Kyung-mi
  Yoo Mi
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Runner-up 1. 12 September 2010 ITF Noto, Japan Carpet   Akari Inoue   Rika Fujiwara
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 27 November 2010 ITF Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Rika Fujiwara   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Mădălina Gojnea
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 15 January 2011 ITF Pingguo, China Hard   Rika Fujiwara   Liu Wanting
  Sun Shengnan
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 6 February 2011 ITF Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard   Remi Tezuka   Julie Ditty
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
0–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 20 February 2011 ITF Surprise, United States Hard   Remi Tezuka   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Tetiana Luzhanska
6–3, 6–1
Winner 7. 25 March 2011 ITF Kunming, China Hard   Rika Fujiwara   Irina Buryachok
  Veronika Kapshay
6–3, 6–2
Winner 8. 1 April 2011 ITF Wenshan, China Hard (i)   Rika Fujiwara   Liang Chen
  Tian Ran
6–4, 6–0
Winner 9. 8 May 2011 ITF Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Rika Fujiwara   Aiko Nakamura
  Junri Namigata
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Winner 10. 22 May 2011 ITF Karuizawa, Japan Carpet   Rika Fujiwara   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayumi Oka
6–4, 6–4
Winner 11. 22 October 2011 ITF Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Kotomi Takahata   Junri Namigata
  Akiko Yonemura
6–2, 7–5
Winner 12. 12 February 2012 ITF Launceston, Australia Hard   Kotomi Takahata   Hsieh Shu-ying
  Zheng Saisai
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 25 March 2012 ITF Ipswich, Australia Clay   Junri Namigata   Monique Adamczak
  Sandra Zaniewska
5–7, 4–6
Winner 13. 31 March 2012 ITF Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Junri Namigata   Sacha Jones
  Sally Peers
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 15 July 2012 ITF Waterloo, Canada Clay   Gabriela Dabrowski   Sharon Fichman
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 22 July 2012 ITF Granby, Canada Hard   Miki Miyamura   Sharon Fichman
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–4, 5–7, [4–10]
Winner 14. 29 July 2012 ITF Lexington, United States Hard   Xu Yifan   Julia Glushko
  Olivia Rogowska
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–4]
Winner 15. 12 August 2012 ITF Bronx, United States Hard   Erika Sema   Eri Hozumi
  Miki Miyamura
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 16. 13 September 2012 ITF Ningbo, China Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Tetiana Luzhanska
  Zheng Saisai
6–2, 7–5
Winner 17. 26 October 2012 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Miki Miyamura   Monique Adamczak
  Alexa Glatch
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 18. 2 February 2013 ITF Burnie, Australia Hard   Erika Sema   Bojana Bobusic
  Jessica Moore
w/o
Winner 19. 26 October 2013 ITF Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Junri Namigata   Belinda Bencic
  Sofia Shapatava
6–4, 6–3
Winner 20. 23 November 2013 ITF Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Misaki Doi   Eri Hozumi
  Makoto Ninomiya
7–6(7–1), 2–6, [11–9]
Winner 21. 23 February 2014 ITF Surprise, United States Hard   Eri Hozumi   Sanaz Marand
  Ashley Weinhold
6–3, 7–5
Winner 22. 11 May 2014 ITF Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Eri Hozumi   Naomi Broady
  Eleni Daniilidou
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 26 July 2014 ITF Lexington, United States Hard   Keri Wong   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 22 November 2014 ITF Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Junri Namigata   Eri Hozumi
  Makoto Ninomiya
3–6, 5–7
Winner 23. 31 October 2015 ITF Nanjing, China Hard   Eri Hozumi   Chan Chin-wei
  Zhang Kailin
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–7]
Winner 24. 21 November 2015 Ando Securities Open, Japan Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Eri Hozumi
  Kurumi Nara
3–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Winner 25. 26 March 2016 Blossom Cup, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Lu Jingjing
  Zhang Yuxuan
6–3, 6–0
Winner 26. 2 April 2016 Kōfu International Open, Japan Hard   Erina Hayashi   Kanae Hisami
  Kotomi Takahata
7–5, 7–5
Winner 27. 16 April 2016 ITF Shenzhen, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Liang Chen
  Wang Yafan
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 28. 30 July 2016 ITF Wuhan, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Chang Kai-chen
  Duan Yingying
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 29 October 2016 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard   Risa Ozaki   Asia Muhammad
  Arina Rodionova
4–6, 3–6
Winner 29. 1 July 2017 ITF Southsea, United Kingdom Grass   Yang Zhaoxuan   Viktorija Golubic
  Lyudmyla Kichenok
6–7(7–9), 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up 9. 11 November 2017 Shenzhen Open, China Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Jacqueline Cako
  Nina Stojanović
4–6, 2–6
Winner 30. 10 November 2018 Shenzhen Open, China Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Choi Ji-hee
  Luksika Kumkhum
6–2, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "青山 修子". Archived from the original on July 4, 2013. Retrieved July 7, 2013.
  2. ^ 'Shuko Aoyama / Kai-Chen Chang at matchstat'
  3. ^ [1]

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