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Yuka Yoshida (Japanese: 吉田友佳, born 1 April 1976) is a former professional tennis player from Japan who has one doubles win in Memphis, Tennessee. Her best grand slam result came in 1998 when she reached the Quarterfinals of the doubles at the US Open.

Yuka Yoshida
吉田友佳
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Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceYokohama, Japan
Born (1976-01-04) 4 January 1976 (age 43)
Tottori Prefecture, Japan
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 12 in)
Turned pro1994
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Singles
Career record106–118
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 52 (8 September 1997)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1997, 1998)
French Open2R (1997)
Wimbledon2R (1997)
US Open2R (1997)
Doubles
Career record19–33
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 51 (3 May 1999)

WTA career finalsEdit

Legend Singles Doubles
Grand Slam 0–0 0–0
WTA Championships 0–0 0–0
Tier I 0–0 0–0
Tier II 0–0 0–0
Tier III 0–0 2–1
Tier IV & V 0–1 1–1

Singles (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 21 April 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia Clay   Naoko Sawamatsu 3–6, 2–6

Doubles: 2 (1 titles, 2 runners-up)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 10 April 1995 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Miho Saeki   Kyoko Nagatsuka
  Ai Sugiyama
6–7, 6–4, 7–6
Winner 2. 18 November 1996 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Miho Saeki   Tina Križan
  Nana Miyagi
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 21 April 1997 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Lenka Němečková   Kerry-Anne Guse
  Kristine Radford
4–6, 7–5, 5–7
Runner-up 4. 8 November 1999 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Clay   Rika Hiraki   Jelena Kostanić
  Tina Pisnik
6–3, 2–6, 4–6
Winner 5. 14 February 2005 Memphis, United States Hard (i)   Miho Saeki   Laura Granville
  Abigail Spears
6–3, 6–4

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