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Ayumi Morita

Ayumi Morita
  • Residence: Ota City, Japan
  • Date of Birth: 11 Mar 1990
  • Birthplace: Ota City, Japan
  • Height: 5' 5" (1.64 m)
  • Weight: 119 lbs. (54 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed both sides)
  • Status: Pro (2005)
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Ayumi Morita Biography

Coached by Junichi Maruyama; trains at National Tennis Center in Japan ... Mother, Hiromi, is a homemaker (ex-volleyball player); father, Tomohiro, is a technician for an electrical company; brother is Kazuhiro ... Started playing tennis at age 7 with her family ... Favorite shot is forehand; favorite surfaces are grass, hard ... Enjoys action movies, rock music, golf, movies and shopping; favorite musician is Avril Lavigne ... Self-described as easy-going ... Most admires Ai Sugiyama for working hard and Justine Henin for her attitude on and off court ... Goal is to win a Grand Slam.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $53,042 $1,627,018
W/L - Singles 3 - 4 252 - 203
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 75 - 68
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Results

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 105 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Monica Niculescu (ROU) 69 6-4 3-6 7-6 (1)
R16 Loss [6] Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 38 6-4 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,770
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
113 134 339
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
03-Oct-2011 (40) 09-Feb-2009 (65)
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JANUARY - Reached 2r at Auckland (l. to Nara); fell in Sydney qualifying; reached 2r at Australian Open (l. to Jankovic); withdrew from Pattaya City w/left shoulder injury.

FEBRUARY - Did not play.

MARCH - Withdrew from Indian Wells and Miami w/right wrist injury.
2013 - Fifth straight Top 100 season; SF at Kuala Lumpur (l. to Ka.Pliskova); QF three times at Pattaya City, Monterrey and Oeiras; reached 3r three times (incl. Australian Open) and 2r three times; fell 1r 11 times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying twice; struggled with injury throughout season, first left thigh injury (retired in Rome 3r then withdrew from Madrid and Brussels) then low back injury (retired in New Haven 1r then withdrew from US Open and Seoul).

2012 - Another Top 100 season; QF twice at Kuala Lumpur and Strasbourg; reached 2r five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r 13 times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying once; struggled throughout season w/right shoulder injury (withdrew from Kuala Lumpur QF, retired in Miami 1r and withdrew from Charleston) and low back injury (retired in Birmingham 1r and Stanford 1r and withdrew from Carlsbad and Washington DC).

2011 - First Top 50 season; QF four times at Kuala Lumpur, Brussels, Stanford and Osaka; reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r eight times (incl. Roland Garros); fell 1r 10 times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open - ret. vs. Robson w/shoulder injury) and in qualifying twice; made Top 50 debut on February 21 (rose from No.57 to No.48).

2010 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Kuala Lumpur (l. to Kleybanova); reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other three majors and Strasbourg - l. to Rodionova 26 63 75; held 2mp at 5-1 third set) and in qualifying seven times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - First Top 100 season; SF twice at Strasbourg (ret. vs. Hradecka w/left thigh strain) and Guangzhou (l. to Brianti); QF at Auckland; reached 2r twice; fell 1r 16 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying three times; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Reached 2r six times (incl. Olympics); fell 1r five times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying 13 times (incl. other three majors); won three singles titles on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on April 14 (after Amelia Island; rose from No.114 to No.99).

2007 - QF twice at Bali and Seoul; reached 3r once; fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying five times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Reached 3r once; fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Played first WTA main draw at Tokyo [Japan Open], falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying twice.

2004 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Japan (as WC).
DOUBLES
Finalist (2): 2008 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Nakamura); 2007 - Bangkok (w/Namigata).

ADDITIONAL
Japanese Fed Cup Team, 2007-09, 2012-13; Japanese Olympic Team, 2008.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 3
Prize Money $53,042 $1,627,018
W/L - Singles 3 - 4 252 - 203
W/L - Doubles 0 - 0 75 - 68

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
5 / 6 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 3r 1r 3r 1r 1r - -
2 / 6 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 2r 2r 1r 1r 1r -
2 / 6 WIMBLEDON - 1r 2r 1r 2r 1r - 1r
1 / 4 US OPEN - - 2r 1r 1r 1r - -

Doubles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
4 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 3r 2r - 2r - - -
1 / 4 FRENCH OPEN 2r 1r 1r - 1r - - -
3 / 6 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 3r 2r 1r 1r - -
2 / 3 US OPEN - - 2r 2r 1r - - -

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Ayumi Morita Results

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    Doubles

MONTERREY

WTA // MEXICO // 31-Mar-2014 // $500,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 105 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Monica Niculescu (ROU) 69 6-4 3-6 7-6 (1)
R16 Loss [6] Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 38 6-4 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,770

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 13-Jan-2014 // $13,615,654 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 61 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Nadiya Kichenok (UKR) 106 6-2 7-6 (5)
R64 Loss [8] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 8 6-2 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$44,327

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 05-Jan-2014 // $710,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 56 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Loss Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 107 6-3 2-0 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$635

AUCKLAND

WTA // NEW ZEALAND // 30-Dec-2013 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 60 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [6] Lucie Safarova (CZE) 29 7-6 (2) 6-3
R16 Loss Kurumi Nara (JPN) 81 6-0 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,310

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
113 134 339

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
27/08/2012 US OPEN R64 100
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R64 100
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
30/08/2010 US OPEN R128 5
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R64 100
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R128 5
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 25
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R16 31
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 15
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R128 2
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2013 61 328
2012 87 222
2011 47 120
2010 76 125
2009 72 133
2008 118 74
2007 140 134
2006 182 444
2005 314 523
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
03-Oct-2011 (40) 09-Feb-2009 (65)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
113 568

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
24/06/2013 WIMBLEDON R128 5
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
27/08/2012 US OPEN R64 100
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R64 100
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R64 100
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 160
30/08/2010 US OPEN R128 5
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R64 100
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R128 5
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R128 5
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
25/08/2008 US OPEN Q - R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 25
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R16 31
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 15
28/08/2006 US OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
05/01/2014 SYDNEY Q - R64 1
22/09/2013 TOKYO R32 70
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q 20
12/08/2013 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
05/08/2013 TORONTO R32 20
29/07/2013 CARLSBAD R32 1
22/07/2013 STANFORD R32 1
13/05/2013 ROME R16 125
04/05/2013 MADRID R64 5
19/03/2013 MIAMI R32 80
Date Tournament Round Points
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS R128 5
18/02/2013 DUBAI Q - R16 8
06/01/2013 SYDNEY Q 80
29/09/2012 BEIJING Q 110
23/09/2012 TOKYO R32 70
09/07/2012 STANFORD R32 1
20/03/2012 MIAMI R128 5
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS R128 5
20/02/2012 DUBAI Q - R16 8
13/02/2012 DOHA R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
01/10/2011 BEIJING R64 5
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R32 70
21/08/2011 NEW HAVEN R32 1
15/08/2011 CINCINNATI R64 1
08/08/2011 TORONTO R64 1
01/08/2011 CARLSBAD R32 40
25/07/2011 STANFORD Q 120
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
16/05/2011 BRUSSELS Q 120
09/05/2011 ROME R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
30/04/2011 MADRID R64 5
04/04/2011 CHARLESTON R32 40
22/03/2011 MIAMI R64 50
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS R128 5
21/02/2011 DOHA Q - R32 1
14/02/2011 DUBAI R16 155
26/09/2010 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R64 1
22/08/2010 NEW HAVEN Q - R16 8
16/08/2010 MONTREAL Q - R32 12
09/08/2010 CINCINNATI R16 100
Date Tournament Round Points
02/08/2010 SAN DIEGO Q - R32 1
26/07/2010 STANFORD R32 1
14/06/2010 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
08/05/2010 MADRID Q - R16 20
02/05/2010 ROME Q 30
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON R32 40
23/03/2010 MIAMI R16 30
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 20
27/09/2009 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R64 1
17/08/2009 TORONTO Q - R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
10/08/2009 CINCINNATI Q 30
03/08/2009 LOS ANGELES R64 1
27/07/2009 STANFORD R32 1
15/06/2009 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/05/2009 MADRID Q - R16 20
03/05/2009 ROME Q 90
13/04/2009 CHARLESTON R64 1
25/03/2009 MIAMI R16 30
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS R128 5
15/02/2009 DUBAI R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
31/03/2014 MONTERREY R16 30
30/12/2013 AUCKLAND R16 30
07/10/2013 OSAKA R32 1
16/06/2013 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
10/06/2013 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
29/04/2013 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) Q 70
01/04/2013 MONTERREY Q 70
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR S 130
28/01/2013 PATTAYA CITY Q 70
30/12/2012 SHENZHEN R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
08/10/2012 OSAKA R32 1
17/09/2012 GUANGZHOU R32 1
19/08/2012 DALLAS R32 1
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
21/05/2012 STRASBOURG Q 70
30/04/2012 ESTORIL R32 1
27/02/2012 KUALA LUMPUR Q 70
06/02/2012 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
08/01/2012 HOBART R32 1
02/01/2012 AUCKLAND R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
10/10/2011 OSAKA Q 70
19/09/2011 SEOUL R32 1
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM R32 15
28/02/2011 KUALA LUMPUR Q 70
07/02/2011 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
09/01/2011 HOBART R16 30
03/01/2011 AUCKLAND R32 1
11/10/2010 OSAKA R32 1
20/09/2010 SEOUL Q - R32 1
13/09/2010 GUANGZHOU R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM R32 15
17/05/2010 STRASBOURG R32 1
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH R16 30
22/02/2010 KUALA LUMPUR S 130
08/02/2010 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
12/10/2009 OSAKA R32 1
21/09/2009 SEOUL R32 1
14/09/2009 GUANGZHOU S 130
06/07/2009 BASTAD R32 1
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
18/05/2009 STRASBOURG S 130
06/04/2009 PONTE VEDRA BEACH R32 1
05/01/2009 AUCKLAND S 86

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
20/04/2013 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
09/02/2013 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
21/04/2012 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
04/02/2012 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
07/02/2009 FED CUP WEEK 1 - WORLD GROUP 2 R1 0
26/04/2008 FED CUP WEEK 2- PLAYOFFS R2 0
14/07/2007 FED CUP WK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
29/09/2008 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R16 20
22/09/2008 SEOUL S 22
16/09/2008 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R16 60
08/09/2008 BALI R32 1
28/07/2008 MONTREAL Q - R32 1
21/07/2008 LOS ANGELES R64 1
14/07/2008 STANFORD Q - R16 5
16/06/2008 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
19/05/2008 STRASBOURG Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
12/05/2008 ROME Q - R64 1
05/05/2008 BERLIN Q - R32 1
14/04/2008 CHARLESTON R64 1
07/04/2008 AMELIA ISLAND Q 30
26/03/2008 MIAMI Q - R64 1
03/03/2008 BANGALORE Q - R32 1
25/02/2008 DUBAI Q - R32 5
18/02/2008 DOHA Q 55
31/12/2007 AUCKLAND Q - R16 2
08/10/2007 BANGKOK Q - R16 3
Date Tournament Round Points
01/10/2007 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
24/09/2007 SEOUL Q 30
17/09/2007 BEIJING Q - R32 1
10/09/2007 BALI S 45
11/06/2007 BIRMINGHAM R16 24
01/01/2007 AUCKLAND R32 1
02/10/2006 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM R16 16
03/10/2005 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
26/09/2005 SEOUL Q - R16 4
Date Tournament Round Points
01/02/2005 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R16 6

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