Open main menu

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

Shuko Aoyama
Shuko Aoyama RG13 (2).JPG
Shuko Aoyama playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1987-12-19) 19 December 1987 (age 31)
Machida, Tokyo, Japan
Height1.54 m (5 ft 12 in)[1]
PlaysRight (two-handed both sides)
Prize money$966,506
Singles
Career record230–195
Career titles4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 182 (9 February 2015)
Current rankingNo. 565 (29 April 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2015)
French OpenQ1 (2015)
US OpenQ2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record336–206
Career titles11 WTA, 30 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 31 (25 November 2013)
Current rankingNo. 44 (29 April 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2013)
French Open2R (2014)
WimbledonSF (2013)
US Open3R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup12–4
Last updated on: 4 May 2019.
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 25 November 2013, she peaked at No. 31 in the doubles rankings. To date, she has won eleven 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.

Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 2017 Wuhan Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Chan Yung-jan
  Martina Hingis
6–7, (5–7) , 6–3, [4–10]

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 21 (11 titles, 10 runners-up)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (0–1)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–1)
Premier (1–1)
International (10–7)
Finals by surface
Hard (10–9)
Grass (1–0)
Clay (0–1)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 17 October 2010 Japan Women's Open, Osaka Hard   Rika Fujiwara   Chang Kai-chen
  Lilia Osterloh
0–6, 3–6
Winner 1. 3 August 2012 Washington Open, USA Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Irina Falconi
  Chanelle Scheepers
7–5, 6–2
Winner 2. 3 March 2013 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Janette Husárová
  Zhang Shuai
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), [14–12]
Winner 3. 3 August 2013 Washington Open, USA (2) Hard   Vera Dushevina   Eugenie Bouchard
  Taylor Townsend
6–3, 6–3
Winner 4. 3 August 2014 Washington Open, USA (3) Hard   Gabriela Dabrowski   Hiroko Kuwata
  Kurumi Nara
6–1, 6–2
Winner 5. 12 October 2014 Japan Women's Open, Osaka Hard   Renata Voráčová   Lara Arruabarrena
  Tatjana Maria
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 2. 10 January 2015 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard   Renata Voráčová   Sara Errani
  Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Runner-up 3. 15 February 2015 Thailand Open, Pattaya Hard   Tamarine Tanasugarn   Chan Hao-ching
  Chan Yung-jan
6–2, 4–6, [3–10]
Runner-up 4. 21 May 2016 Nuremberg Cup, Germany Clay   Renata Voráčová   Kiki Bertens
  Johanna Larsson
3–6, 4–6
Runner-up 5. 24 July 2016 Washington Open, USA Hard   Risa Ozaki   Monica Niculescu
  Yanina Wickmayer
4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 6. 7 August 2016 Jiangxi Open, Nanchang, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Liang Chen
  Lu Jingjing
6–3, 6–7(2–7), [11–13]
Winner 6. 12 September 2016 Japan Women's Open, Tokyo (2) Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
6–3, 6–3
Winner 7. 5 August 2017 Washington Open, USA (4) Hard   Renata Voráčová   Eugenie Bouchard
  Sloane Stephens
6–3, 6–2
Winner 8. 16 September 2017 Japan Women's Open, Tokyo (3) Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Monique Adamczak
  Storm Sanders
6–0, 2–6, [10–5]
Runner-up 7. 30 September 2017 Wuhan Open, China Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Chan Yung-jan
  Martina Hingis
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [4–10]
Runner-up 8. 14 October 2018 Hong Kong Open Hard   Lidziya Marozava   Samantha Stosur
  Zhang Shuai
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 9. 4 November 2018 WTA Elite Trophy, Zhuhai, China Hard (i)   Lidziya Marozava   Lyudmyla Kichenok
  Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Winner 9. 16 June 2019 Rosmalen Grass Court Championships, Netherlands Grass   Aleksandra Krunić   Lesley Kerkhove
  Bibiane Schoofs
7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 10. 4 August 2019 Silicon Valley Classic, San Jose, USA Hard   Ena Shibahara   Nicole Melichar
  Květa Peschke
4–6, 4–6
Winner 10. 13 October 2019 Tianjin Open, China Hard   Ena Shibahara   Nao Hibino
  Miyu Kato
6–3, 7–5
Winner 11. 20 October 2019 Kremlin Cup, Moscow, Russia Hard (i)   Ena Shibahara   Kirsten Flipkens
  Bethanie Mattek-Sands
6–2, 6–1

ITF finalsEdit

Singles: 9 (4–5)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)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 13 June 2010 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Erika Takao 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Runner-up 1. 1 April 2012 Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Sandra Zaniewska 3–6, 2–6
Loss 1–2 Feb 2013 ITF Launceston, Australia 25,000 Hard   Storm Sanders 4–6, 4–6
Winner 2. 27 October 2013 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Eri Hozumi 7–6(9–7), 6–1
Runner-up 3. 16 February 2014 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard   Tamira Paszek 1–6, 1–6
Runner-up 4. 19 October 2014 Makinohara, Japan Grass   Tatjana Maria 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 5. 23 November 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   An-Sophie Mestach 1–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 25 October 2015 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Miyu Kato 6–2, 6–1
Winner 4. 23 October 2016 Hamamatsu, Japan Carpet   Ksenia Lykina 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 39 (30–9)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 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 Kofu, Japan Hard   Akari Inoue   Maki Arai
  Miki Miyamura
7–5, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner 2. 6 June 2010 Komoro, Japan Clay   Maya Kato   Kim Kun-hee
  Yu Min-hwa
2–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner 3. 13 June 2010 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Akari Inoue   Chang Kyung-mi
  Yoo Mi
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Runner-up 1. 12 September 2010 Noto, Japan Carpet   Akari Inoue   Rika Fujiwara
  Tamarine Tanasugarn
3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 27 November 2010 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Rika Fujiwara   Irina-Camelia Begu
  Mădălina Gojnea
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 15 January 2011 Pingguo, China Hard   Rika Fujiwara   Liu Wanting
  Sun Shengnan
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up 2. 6 February 2011 Rancho Santa Fe, United States Hard   Remi Tezuka   Julie Ditty
  Mervana Jugić-Salkić
0–6, 2–6
Winner 6. 20 February 2011 Surprise, United States Hard   Remi Tezuka   Mervana Jugić-Salkić
  Tetiana Luzhanska
6–3, 6–1
Winner 7. 25 March 2011 Kunming, China Hard   Rika Fujiwara   Irina Buryachok
  Veronika Kapshay
6–3, 6–2
Winner 8. 1 April 2011 Wenshan, China Hard (i)   Rika Fujiwara   Liang Chen
  Tian Ran
6–4, 6–0
Winner 9. 8 May 2011 Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Rika Fujiwara   Aiko Nakamura
  Junri Namigata
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Winner 10. 22 May 2011 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet   Rika Fujiwara   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayumi Oka
6–4, 6–4
Winner 11. 22 October 2011 Makinohara, Japan Carpet   Kotomi Takahata   Junri Namigata
  Akiko Yonemura
6–2, 7–5
Winner 12. 12 February 2012 Launceston, Australia Hard   Kotomi Takahata   Hsieh Shu-ying
  Zheng Saisai
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 3. 25 March 2012 Ipswich, Australia Clay   Junri Namigata   Monique Adamczak
  Sandra Zaniewska
5–7, 4–6
Winner 13. 31 March 2012 Bundaberg, Australia Clay   Junri Namigata   Sacha Jones
  Sally Peers
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 4. 15 July 2012 Waterloo, Canada Clay   Gabriela Dabrowski   Sharon Fichman
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up 5. 22 July 2012 Granby, Canada Hard   Miki Miyamura   Sharon Fichman
  Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–4, 5–7, [4–10]
Winner 14. 29 July 2012 Lexington, United States Hard   Xu Yifan   Julia Glushko
  Olivia Rogowska
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–4]
Winner 15. 12 August 2012 Bronx, United States Hard   Erika Sema   Eri Hozumi
  Miki Miyamura
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 16. 13 September 2012 Ningbo, China Hard   Chang Kai-chen   Tetiana Luzhanska
  Zheng Saisai
6–2, 7–5
Winner 17. 26 October 2012 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Miki Miyamura   Monique Adamczak
  Alexa Glatch
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 18. 2 February 2013 Burnie, Australia Hard   Erika Sema   Bojana Bobusic
  Jessica Moore
w/o
Winner 19. 26 October 2013 Hamamatsu, Japan Grass   Junri Namigata   Belinda Bencic
  Sofia Shapatava
6–4, 6–3
Winner 20. 23 November 2013 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Misaki Doi   Eri Hozumi
  Makoto Ninomiya
7–6(7–1), 2–6, [11–9]
Winner 21. 23 February 2014 Surprise, United States Hard   Eri Hozumi   Sanaz Marand
  Ashley Weinhold
6–3, 7–5
Winner 22. 11 May 2014 Fukuoka, Japan Grass   Eri Hozumi   Naomi Broady
  Eleni Daniilidou
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 6. 26 July 2014 Lexington, United States Hard   Keri Wong   Jocelyn Rae
  Anna Smith
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 22 November 2014 Toyota, Japan Carpet (i)   Junri Namigata   Eri Hozumi
  Makoto Ninomiya
3–6, 5–7
Winner 23. 31 October 2015 Nanjing, China Hard   Eri Hozumi   Chan Chin-wei
  Zhang Kailin
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–7]
Winner 24. 21 November 2015 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Eri Hozumi
  Kurumi Nara
3–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Winner 25. 26 March 2016 Quanzhou, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Lu Jingjing
  Zhang Yuxuan
6–3, 6–0
Winner 26. 2 April 2016 Kōfu, Japan Hard   Erina Hayashi   Kanae Hisami
  Kotomi Takahata
7–5, 7–5
Winner 27. 16 April 2016 Shenzhen, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Liang Chen
  Wang Yafan
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner 28. 30 July 2016 Wuhan, China Hard   Makoto Ninomiya   Chang Kai-chen
  Duan Yingying
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 8. 29 October 2016 Bendigo, Australia Hard   Risa Ozaki   Asia Muhammad
  Arina Rodionova
4–6, 3–6
Winner 29. 1 July 2017 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, China Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Jacqueline Cako
  Nina Stojanović
4–6, 2–6
Winner 30. 10 November 2018 Shenzhen, China Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Choi Ji-hee
  Luksika Kumkhum
6–2, 6–3

Grand Slam doubles performance timelineEdit

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; (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.
Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 W–L Win %
Australian Open A 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 4–7 36%
French Open A 1R 2R 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1–6 14%
Wimbledon 1R A SF 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R 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 20–29 41%

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]

External linksEdit