Zhao Yijing

Zhao Yijing (Chinese: 赵依静; pinyin: Zhào Yījìng; Mandarin pronunciation: [ʈʂâu í tɕîŋ]; born 7 February 1989) is a Chinese former tennis player.

Zhao Yijing
Full nameZhao Yijing
Native name赵依静
Country (sports) China
ResidenceLiaoning, China
Born (1989-02-07) 7 February 1989 (age 31)
Liaoning
Turned pro2004
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$63,439
Singles
Career record142–95
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 244 (11 June 2012)
Doubles
Career record97–70
Career titles9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 222 (9 July 2012)

On 11 June 2012, she reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of world No. 244. On 9 July 2012, she peaked at No. 222 in the doubles rankings. Zhao won four singles and nine doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

CareerEdit

Zhao was accepted as a wild card into the qualifying of the 2011 Guangzhou International Women's Open, where she defeated eighth seed Hsu Wen-hsin and second seed Mădălina Gojnea. In the main draw, she defeated Misaki Doi in the first round, 6–4, 6–3. This was her first WTA main-draw appearance. In the second round she lost to Tetiana Luzhanska in three sets. After this performance, she rose 92 ranks to 345. She then also reached the final of a $10k event, losing to Luksika Kumkhum, leaving her end of year ranking at 318, an increase of 538 ranks from 2010.

In 2012, Zhao started off the year playing ITF events in China, losing in the first round of the Blossom Cup, then moving on to win both the singles and doubles in Pingguo.

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

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

Singles: 6 (4–2)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 13 May 2006 ITF New Delhi, India Hard   Nagaraj Sandhya 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
Win 2. 20 May 2006 ITF New Delhi, India Hard   Song Shanshan 6–2, 6–2
Winner 3. 1 September 2007 ITF Saitama, Japan Hard   Mari Tanaka 6–4, 6–3
Loss 1. 13 September 2007 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard   Sophie Ferguson 6–2, 6–4
Loss 2. 20 November 2011 ITF Manila, Philippines Hard   Luksika Kumkhum 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Win 4. 15 January 2012 ITF Pingguo, China Hard   Erika Takao 6–2, 6–4

Doubles: 17 (9–8)Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. May 2006 New Delhi, India Hard   Song Shanshan   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Archana Venkataraman
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1. May 2006 New Delhi, India Hard   Song Shanshan   Rushmi Chakravarthi
  Archana Venkataraman
6–7(5–7), 6–2, 6–4
Winner 2. Jul 2007 Miyazaki, Japan Carpet   Zhang Shuai   Natsumi Hamamura
  Ayaka Maekawa
6–4, 6–4
Winner 3. Aug 2007 Tokyo, Japan Carpet   Song Shanshan   Maiko Inoue
  Mari Inoue
6–3, 6–1
Runner-up 2. Oct 2007 Beijing, China Hard   Liang Chen   Ji Chunmei
  Sun Shengnan
6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. Jun 2008 Tokyo, Japan Hard   Liu Wanting   Maya Kato
  Miki Miyamura
6–4, 6–2
Winner 4. Apr 2010 Ningbo, China Hard   Liu Wanting   Lu Jiaxing
  Li Xi
6–0, 6–4
Winner 5. May 2011 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Li Ting   Ayu-Fani Damayanti
  Lavinia Tananta
6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–4
Winner 6. Jun 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Liang Chen   Luksika Kumkhum
  Napatsakorn Sankaew
1–6, 6–1, 7–5
Runner-up 4. Jun 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Liang Chen   Emi Mutaguchi
  Kotomi Takahata
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
Winner 7. Jul 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Liang Chen   Misa Eguchi
  Akiko Omae
6–3, 6–4
Winner 8. Jul 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Liang Chen   Yurina Koshino
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
6–1, 6–4
Runner-up 5. Oct 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Kao Shao-yuan   Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
  Nungnadda Wannasuk
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up 6. Nov 2011 Manila, Philippines Hard   Zheng Junyi   Luksika Kumkhum
  Peangtarn Plipuech
3–6, 0–6
Winner 9. Jan 2012 Pingguo, China Hard   Kao Shao-yuan   Liang Chen
  Tian Ran
3–6, 7–6(7–3), [10–7]
Runner-up 7. Oct 2012 Suzhou, China Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Timea Bacsinszky
  Caroline Garcia
5–7, 3–6
Runner-up 8. Sep 2013 Sanya, China Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Sun Ziyue
  Xu Shilin
7–6(7–5), 3–6, [3–10]

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