Shuko Aoyama

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Shuko Aoyama
Shuko Aoyama RG13 (2).JPG
Shuko Aoyama playing at Roland Garros 2013
Country (sports)Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Born (1987-12-19) 19 December 1987 (age 32)
Osaka, Japan
Height1.54 m (5 ft 12 in) [1]
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed both sides)
Prize money US$ 1,229,956
Singles
Career record230–199 (53.6%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 182 (9 February 2015)
Current rankingNo. 914 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2015)
French Open Q1 (2015)
US Open Q2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record375–228 (62.2%)
Career titles12
Highest rankingNo. 21 (17 February 2020)
Current rankingNo. 22 (16 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2020)
French Open 2R (2014)
Wimbledon SF (2013)
US Open 3R (2017)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 12–4
Last updated on: 28 April 2020.
Shuko Aoyama at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships Shuko Aoyama WM13-001.JPG
Shuko Aoyama at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships

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

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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 twelve 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 doubles performance timeline

Key
W F SFQF#RRRQ#APZ#POGF-SSF-BNMSNH
(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.
Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 W–LWin %
Australian Open AA 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R 3R 5–838%
French Open AA 1R 2R 1R A 1R 1R 1R 1–614%
Wimbledon 1R A SF 3R 1R 2R 2R 2R 2R NH10–856%
US Open 1R A 1R 1R 1R 2R 3R 2R 2R 5–838%
Win–Loss0–20–05–43–40–42–33–44–43–41–121–3041%

Significant finals

WTA Elite Trophy

Singles: 1 (1 runner–up)

ResultYearTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss 2018 WTA Elite Trophy,
China
Hard (i) Flag of Belarus.svg Lidziya Marozava Flag of Ukraine.svg Lyudmyla Kichenok
Flag of Ukraine.svg Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]

WTA Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 tournaments

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

ResultDateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss 2017 Wuhan Open Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
Flag of Switzerland.svg Martina Hingis
6–7, (5–7) , 6–3, [4–10]

WTA career finals

Doubles: 22 (12 titles, 10 runners-up)

Legend
Grand Slam Tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (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)
ResultW–LDateTournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1Oct 2010 Japan Women's Open,
Japan
InternationalHard Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen
Flag of the United States.svg Lilia Osterloh
0–6, 3–6
Win1–1Aug 2012 Washington Open,
USA
InternationalHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen Flag of the United States.svg Irina Falconi
Flag of South Africa.svg Chanelle Scheepers
7–5, 6–2
Win2–1Mar 2013 Malaysian Open,
Malaysia
InternationalHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen Flag of Slovakia.svg Janette Husárová
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Shuai
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), [14–12]
Win3–1Aug 2013Washington Open,
USA (2)
InternationalHard Flag of Russia.svg Vera Dushevina Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Eugenie Bouchard
Flag of the United States.svg Taylor Townsend
6–3, 6–3
Win4–1Aug 2014Washington Open,
USA (3)
InternationalHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela
Dabrowski
Flag of Japan.svg Hiroko Kuwata
Flag of Japan.svg Kurumi Nara
6–1, 6–2
Win5–1Oct 2014Japan Women's Open,
Japan
InternationalHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Voráčová Flag of Spain.svg Lara Arruabarrena
Flag of Germany.svg Tatjana Maria
6–1, 6–2
Loss5–2Jan 2015 Auckland Open,
New Zealand
InternationalHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Voráčová Flag of Italy.svg Sara Errani
Flag of Italy.svg Roberta Vinci
2–6, 1–6
Loss5–3Feb 2015 Thailand Open,
Thailand
InternationalHard Flag of Thailand.svg Tamarine
Tanasugarn
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Hao-ching
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
6–2, 4–6, [3–10]
Loss5–4May 2016 Nuremberg Cup,
Germany
InternationalClay Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Voráčová Flag of the Netherlands.svg Kiki Bertens
Flag of Sweden.svg Johanna Larsson
3–6, 4–6
Loss5–5Jul 2016Washington Open,
USA
InternationalHard Flag of Japan.svg Risa Ozaki Flag of Romania.svg Monica Niculescu
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Yanina Wickmayer
4–6, 3–6
Loss5–6Aug 2016 Jiangxi Open,
China
InternationalHard Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liang Chen
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lu Jingjing
6–3, 6–7(2–7), [11–13]
Win6–6Sep 2016 Japan Women's Open,
Japan (2)
InternationalHard Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jocelyn Rae
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Anna Smith
6–3, 6–3
Win7–6Aug 2017Washington Open,
USA (4)
InternationalHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Voráčová Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Eugenie Bouchard
Flag of the United States.svg Sloane Stephens
6–3, 6–2
Win8–6Sep 2017Japan Women's Open,
Japan (3)
InternationalHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan Flag of Australia (converted).svg Monique Adamczak
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Storm Sanders
6–0, 2–6, [10–5]
Loss8–7Sep 2017 Wuhan Open,
China
Premier 5Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
Flag of Switzerland.svg Martina Hingis
6–7(5–7), 6–3, [4–10]
Loss8–8Oct 2018 Hong Kong Open,
Hong Kong
InternationalHard Flag of Belarus.svg Lidziya Marozava Flag of Australia (converted).svg Samantha Stosur
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Shuai
4–6, 4–6
Loss8–9Nov 2018 WTA Elite Trophy,
China
EliteHard (i) Flag of Belarus.svg Lidziya Marozava Flag of Ukraine.svg Lyudmyla Kichenok
Flag of Ukraine.svg Nadiia Kichenok
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Win9–9Jun 2019 Rosmalen Championships,
Netherlands
InternationalGrass Flag of Serbia.svg Aleksandra Krunić Flag of the Netherlands.svg Lesley Kerkhove
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Bibiane Schoofs
7–5, 6–3
Loss9–10Aug 2019 Silicon Valley Classic,
USA
PremierHard Flag of Japan.svg Ena Shibahara Flag of the United States.svg Nicole Melichar
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Květa Peschke
4–6, 4–6
Win10–10Oct 2019 Tianjin Open,
China
InternationalHard Flag of Japan.svg Ena Shibahara Flag of Japan.svg Nao Hibino
Flag of Japan.svg Miyu Kato
6–3, 7–5
Win11–10Oct 2019 Kremlin Cup,
Russia
PremierHard (i) Flag of Japan.svg Ena Shibahara Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Kirsten Flipkens
Flag of the United States.svg Bethanie Mattek-Sands
6–2, 6–1
Win12–10Feb 2020 St. Petersburg Ladies' Trophy,
Russia
PremierHard (i) Flag of Japan.svg Ena Shibahara Flag of the United States.svg Kaitlyn Christian
Flag of Chile.svg Alexa Guarachi
4–6, 6–0, [10–3]

ITF finals

Singles: 9 (4 titles, 5 runner–ups)

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)
ResultW–LDateTournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Win1–0Jun 2010ITF Tokyo, Japan10,000Hard Flag of Japan.svg Erika Takao 7–6(7–3), 6–3
Loss1–1Apr 2012ITF Bundaberg, Australia25,000Clay Flag of Poland.svg Sandra Zaniewska 3–6, 2–6
Loss1–2Feb 2013 ITF Launceston, Australia25,000Hard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Storm Sanders 4–6, 4–6
Win2–2Oct 2013ITF Hamamatsu, Japan25,000Grass Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi 7–6(9–7), 6–1
Loss2–3Feb 2014ITF Rancho Santa Fe, United States25,000Hard Flag of Austria.svg Tamira Paszek 1–6, 1–6
Loss2–4Oct 2014ITF Makinohara, Japan25,000Grass Flag of Germany.svg Tatjana Maria 1–6, 2–6
Loss2–5Nov 2014ITF Toyota, Japan75,000Carpet (i) Flag of Belgium (civil).svg An-Sophie Mestach 1–6, 1–6
Win3–5Oct 2015ITF Hamamatsu, Japan25,000Grass Flag of Japan.svg Miyu Kato 6–2, 6–1
Win4–5Oct 2016ITF Hamamatsu, Japan25,000Carpet Flag of Russia.svg Ksenia Lykina 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 39 (30–9)

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)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Winner1.29 March 2009 Kofu, JapanHard Flag of Japan.svg Akari Inoue Flag of Japan.svg Maki Arai
Flag of Japan.svg Miki Miyamura
7–5, 3–6, [10–8]
Winner2.6 June 2010 Komoro, JapanClay Flag of Japan.svg Maya Kato Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kun-hee
Flag of South Korea.svg Yu Min-hwa
2–6, 6–2, 7–5
Winner3.13 June 2010 Tokyo, JapanHard Flag of Japan.svg Akari Inoue Flag of South Korea.svg Chang Kyung-mi
Flag of South Korea.svg Yoo Mi
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Runner-up1.12 September 2010 Noto, JapanCarpet Flag of Japan.svg Akari Inoue Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara
Flag of Thailand.svg Tamarine Tanasugarn
3–6, 3–6
Winner4.27 November 2010 Toyota, JapanCarpet (i) Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara Flag of Romania.svg Irina-Camelia Begu
Flag of Romania.svg Mădălina Gojnea
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner5.15 January 2011 Pingguo, ChinaHard Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liu Wanting
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Sun Shengnan
6–4, 6–3
Runner-up2.6 February 2011 Rancho Santa Fe, United StatesHard Flag of Japan.svg Remi Tezuka Flag of the United States.svg Julie Ditty
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Mervana Jugić-Salkić
0–6, 2–6
Winner6.20 February 2011 Surprise, United StatesHard Flag of Japan.svg Remi Tezuka Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Mervana Jugić-Salkić
Flag of the United States.svg Tetiana Luzhanska
6–3, 6–1
Winner7.25 March 2011 Kunming, ChinaHard Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara Flag of Ukraine.svg Irina Buryachok
Flag of Ukraine.svg Veronika Kapshay
6–3, 6–2
Winner8.1 April 2011 Wenshan, ChinaHard (i) Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liang Chen
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Tian Ran
6–4, 6–0
Winner9.8 May 2011 Fukuoka, JapanGrass Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara Flag of Japan.svg Aiko Nakamura
Flag of Japan.svg Junri Namigata
7–6(7–3), 6–0
Winner10.22 May 2011 Karuizawa, JapanCarpet Flag of Japan.svg Rika Fujiwara Flag of Japan.svg Natsumi Hamamura
Flag of Japan.svg Ayumi Oka
6–4, 6–4
Winner11.22 October 2011 Makinohara, JapanCarpet Flag of Japan.svg Kotomi Takahata Flag of Japan.svg Junri Namigata
Flag of Japan.svg Akiko Yonemura
6–2, 7–5
Winner12.12 February 2012 Launceston, AustraliaHard Flag of Japan.svg Kotomi Takahata Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Shu-ying
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zheng Saisai
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up3.25 March 2012 Ipswich, AustraliaClay Flag of Japan.svg Junri Namigata Flag of Australia (converted).svg Monique Adamczak
Flag of Poland.svg Sandra Zaniewska
5–7, 4–6
Winner13.31 March 2012 Bundaberg, AustraliaClay Flag of Japan.svg Junri Namigata Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sacha Jones
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sally Peers
6–1, 7–5
Runner-up4.15 July 2012 Waterloo, CanadaClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Marie-Ève Pelletier
2–6, 5–7
Runner-up5.22 July 2012 Granby, CanadaHard Flag of Japan.svg Miki Miyamura Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sharon Fichman
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Marie-Ève Pelletier
6–4, 5–7, [4–10]
Winner14.29 July 2012 Lexington, United StatesHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yifan Flag of Israel.svg Julia Glushko
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Olivia Rogowska
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–4]
Winner15.12 August 2012 Bronx, United StatesHard Flag of Japan.svg Erika Sema Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi
Flag of Japan.svg Miki Miyamura
6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Winner16.13 September 2012 Ningbo, ChinaHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen Flag of the United States.svg Tetiana Luzhanska
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zheng Saisai
6–2, 7–5
Winner17.26 October 2012 Hamamatsu, JapanGrass Flag of Japan.svg Miki Miyamura Flag of Australia (converted).svg Monique Adamczak
Flag of the United States.svg Alexa Glatch
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner18.2 February 2013 Burnie, AustraliaHard Flag of Japan.svg Erika Sema Flag of Australia (converted).svg Bojana Bobusic
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jessica Moore
w/o
Winner19.26 October 2013Hamamatsu, JapanGrass Flag of Japan.svg Junri Namigata Flag of Switzerland.svg Belinda Bencic
Flag of Georgia.svg Sofia Shapatava
6–4, 6–3
Winner20.23 November 2013Toyota, JapanCarpet (i) Flag of Japan.svg Misaki Doi Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi
Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya
7–6(7–1), 2–6, [11–9]
Winner21.23 February 2014Surprise, United StatesHard Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi Flag of the United States.svg Sanaz Marand
Flag of the United States.svg Ashley Weinhold
6–3, 7–5
Winner22.11 May 2014Fukuoka, JapanGrass Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Naomi Broady
Flag of Greece.svg Eleni Daniilidou
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up6.26 July 2014Lexington, United StatesHard Flag of the United States.svg Keri Wong Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Jocelyn Rae
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Anna Smith
4–6, 4–6
Runner-up7.22 November 2014Toyota, JapanCarpet (i) Flag of Japan.svg Junri Namigata Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi
Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya
3–6, 5–7
Winner23.31 October 2015 Nanjing, ChinaHard Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Kailin
7–5, 6–7(7–9), [10–7]
Winner24.21 November 2015 Tokyo, JapanHard Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi
Flag of Japan.svg Kurumi Nara
3–6, 6–2, [10–7]
Winner25.26 March 2016 Quanzhou, ChinaHard Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Lu Jingjing
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Yuxuan
6–3, 6–0
Winner26.2 April 2016 Kōfu, JapanHard Flag of Japan.svg Erina Hayashi Flag of Japan.svg Kanae Hisami
Flag of Japan.svg Kotomi Takahata
7–5, 7–5
Winner27.16 April 2016 Shenzhen, ChinaHard Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liang Chen
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Wang Yafan
7–6(7–5), 6–4
Winner28.30 July 2016 Wuhan, ChinaHard Flag of Japan.svg Makoto Ninomiya Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Duan Yingying
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up8.29 October 2016 Bendigo, AustraliaHard Flag of Japan.svg Risa Ozaki Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Arina Rodionova
4–6, 3–6
Winner29.1 July 2017 Southsea, United KingdomGrass Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan Flag of Switzerland.svg Viktorija Golubic
Flag of Ukraine.svg Lyudmyla Kichenok
6–7(7–9), 6–3, [10–8]
Runner-up9.11 November 2017 Shenzhen, ChinaHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan Flag of the United States.svg Jacqueline Cako
Flag of Serbia.svg Nina Stojanović
4–6, 2–6
Winner30.10 November 2018 Shenzhen, ChinaHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan Flag of South Korea.svg Choi Ji-hee
Flag of Thailand.svg Luksika Kumkhum
6–2, 6–3

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  2. 'Shuko Aoyama / Kai-Chen Chang at matchstat'