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Yoon Jeong Cho

Yoon Jeong Cho
  • Residence: Seoul, Korea
  • Date of Birth: 02 Apr 1979
  • Birthplace: Andong, Korea
  • Height: 5' 5 3/4'' (1.67 m)
  • Weight: 122 lbs. (55 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro
  • Pronounced: cho yoon yong

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Yoon Jeong Cho Biography

Coached by Il-Soon Kim ... Began playing tennis on her own at age 10 at school ... Prefers hard courts; best shot is forehand ... Father, Moo-Woong Cho, is a public servant; mother is Jeom-Rye Han; has an older brother, Woo-Chan Cho ... Graduated from high school in February 1998 ... Underwent surgery in late 2003 to correct lifelong jaw misalignment, which had caused neck, shoulder and back problems, taking her off the Tour for more than four months ... Most memorable experience was playing against Martina Hingis in doubles at Tokyo [Pan Pacific] ... Self-described as too quiet ... Admires her coach, Il-Soon Kim, because she is a good example, and also admires Stefan Edberg ... Favorite city to visit is Salzburg because it is very calm and clean ... Favorite book is the Bible; favorite movie is Titanic; favorite actor is Sandra Bullock.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 10
Prize Money $0 $603,590
W/L - Singles - - - 255 - 180
W/L - Doubles - - - 116 - 84
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Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
14-Jul-2003 (45) 22-Sep-2003 (98)
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JULY - Played first event in over a year at ITF/Miyazaki-JPN, reaching doubles QF (w/Yoo).
1996 - Reached final at first ITF Circuit event of career (ITF/Bandung-INA); played four other ITF Circuit events and contested Tour qualifying at Pattaya City.

1997 - Reached two singles finals, winning ITF/Bandung-INA; won first doubles title at ITF/Seoul 1-KOR (w/Kim); qualified for Pattaya City.

1998 - Qualified for Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; first Grand Slam qualifying at US Open.

1999 - Qualified once in six Tour attempts, at Tokyo [Japan Open].

2000 - Qualified for Pattaya City, reaching 2r.

2001 - Winner of ITF/Midland-USA and runner-up at two other ITF events; qualified for Stanford, US Open (Grand Slam debut), Tokyo [Japan Open] and Shanghai, where she reached first Tour QF.

2002 - First Top 100 finish in season highlighted by runner-up showing at Pattaya City (l. to Widjaja); also won ITF/Oyster Bay, NY-USA and ITF/Nuriootpa-AUS (d. Molik 76 third set in final); 2r at Gold Coast (as qualifier) and US Open, where she won first Grand Slam matches to reach 3r (l. to No.5 Seles in 3s after trailing 61 51); 2r at Memphis, Birmingham and Shanghai; broke into Top 100 on February 11 at No.99.

2003 - Second Tour singles final at Auckland, holding 2 mp vs. Daniilidou (l. 76 third set); broke into Top 50 on March 31 at No.50 and reached career-high No.45 on July 14; also Memphis SF (l. to Raymond in 3s); first Tour doubles final at Stanford (w/Schiavone); troubled by lower back injury which forced withdrawal from Hyderabad and Amelia Island; withdrew from Tokyo [Japan Open] while undergoing jaw surgery.

2004 - Reached QF at Bali (as No.313, d. No.40 Vento-Kabchi and No.41 Brandi en route; l. to WeingSrtner in 3s), 2r at Olympics (l. to Schiavone 26 76(0) 64); won first Tour title in doubles at Seoul (w/Jeon); on ITF Circuit, reached two singles finals and won two doubles titles; withdrew from Hyderabad w/back sprain.

2005 - Best season to date, reaching QF at Memphis (l. to eventual runner-up Shaughnessy) and Cincinnati (l. to Hantuchova in 3s); equal-best career Grand Slam showing at US Open, reaching 3r (d. No.29 seed Dulko en route; l. to No.7 seed Henin-Hardenne); 2r three times, incl. Wimbledon (l. to Srebotnik); 1r at Roland Garros (l. to Schnyder) and failed to qualify at Australian Open; won fifth career ITF Circuit singles title at $50K ITF/Orange, CA-USA (d. top seed Randriantefy in SF, Schruff in final; afterwards on March 21, moved from No.113 to No.90, first time in Top 100 since January 2004); withdrew from Auckland w/back injury.

2006 - Strong start to year, highlighted by third career Tour singles final at Canberra (d. No.8 seed Arvidsson and No.6 seed Castano en route, falling to top seed Medina Garrigues in 3s; now 0-3 in Tour singles finals) and 2r at Auckland (d. Peer; l. to Zvonareva in 3s); then began struggling w/low back injury and underwent surgery on it in March, subsequently withdrawing from Pattaya City, Bangalore, Indian Wells and Miami, then didn't play entire rest of season.
SINGLES
Winner: 2005 - ITF/Orange,CA-USA; 2002 - ITF/Oyster Bay-USA, ITF/Nuriootpa-AUS; 2001 - ITF/Midland-USA; 1997 - ITF/Bandung-INA.
Finalist (3): 2006 - Canberra; 2005 - ITF/Midland-USA; 2003 - Auckland; 2002 - Pattaya City.
Semifinalist (1): 2003 - Memphis.
Quarterfinalist (3): 2005 - Cincinnati; 2004 - Bali; 2001 - Shanghai.

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2004 - Seoul (w/Jeon).
Finalist (1): 2003 - Stanford (w/Schiavone).
Semifinalist (1): 2002 - Shanghai (w/Jeon).

ADDITIONAL
Korean Fed Cup Team 1997-2000, 2002, 2004. Korean Olympic Team 2004.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 1
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 5
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 10
Prize Money $0 $603,590
W/L - Singles - - - 255 - 180
W/L - Doubles - - - 116 - 84

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 1r - - 2r 1r - -
0 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - - 1r - 1r 1r - -
2 / 2 WIMBLEDON - - 2r - 2r - - -
4 / 5 US OPEN 1r - 3r - 1r 3r 1r -

Doubles

W/L   2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - 1r
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON - - 1r - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - - - 2r - - - -
W/L   1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992
0 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - - - - - - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON 1r - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN 1r - - - - - -

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Yoon Jeong Cho Results

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
29/08/2005 US OPEN R32 100
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 46
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 37
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
25/08/2003 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R64 40
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 40
26/08/2002 US OPEN R16 140
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 29
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R16 30
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 14
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 10
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R32 18
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Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2006 260 -
2005 72 284
2004 207 172
2003 77 108
2002 84 176
2001 119 451
2000 172 183
1999 231 193
1998 201 150
1997 255 216
1996 338 625
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
14-Jul-2003 (45) 22-Sep-2003 (98)

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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
29/08/2005 US OPEN R32 100
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 46
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 37
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 17
25/08/2003 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2003 WIMBLEDON R64 40
26/05/2003 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
13/01/2003 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 40
26/08/2002 US OPEN R16 140
24/06/2002 WIMBLEDON Q - R32 29
27/05/2002 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2002 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2001 US OPEN R16 30
25/06/2001 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 14
28/05/2001 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
15/01/2001 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
28/08/2000 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/06/2000 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 10
17/01/2000 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
18/01/1999 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R64 2
31/08/1998 US OPEN Q - R32 18

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
19/02/2006 MEMPHIS R32 1
31/01/2006 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q 11
08/01/2006 CANBERRA F 67
02/01/2006 AUCKLAND R16 12
10/10/2005 BANGKOK R32 1
12/09/2005 BALI R32 1
25/07/2005 STANFORD Q - Q 13
18/07/2005 CINCINNATI Q 36
13/06/2005 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
06/06/2005 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/05/2005 PRAGUE R16 16
23/03/2005 MIAMI Q - R64 1
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS R64 24
13/02/2005 MEMPHIS Q 42
01/02/2005 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - Q 12
04/10/2004 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
27/09/2004 SEOUL R32 1
13/09/2004 BALI Q 57
07/06/2004 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
24/03/2004 MIAMI R128 1
Date Tournament Round Points
15/09/2003 SHANGHAI R32 1
08/09/2003 BALI R16 27
04/08/2003 LOS ANGELES R64 1
28/07/2003 SAN DIEGO R64 1
21/07/2003 STANFORD R32 1
16/06/2003 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH R32 1
09/06/2003 BIRMINGHAM R16 32
19/05/2003 STRASBOURG R32 1
07/04/2003 CHARLESTON R64 1
19/03/2003 MIAMI R64 16
Date Tournament Round Points
05/03/2003 INDIAN WELLS R64 20
24/02/2003 SCOTTSDALE R16 29
16/02/2003 MEMPHIS S 69
28/01/2003 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - Q 13
30/12/2002 AUCKLAND F 131
04/11/2002 PATTAYA CITY F 85
16/09/2002 TOKYO (TOYOTA) Q - R16 5
09/09/2002 SHANGHAI R16 16
10/06/2002 BIRMINGHAM R32 13
15/04/2002 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
08/04/2002 AMELIA ISLAND Q - R16 4
01/04/2002 SARASOTA Q - R16 3
17/02/2002 MEMPHIS R16 20
29/01/2002 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R16 6
06/01/2002 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
30/12/2001 GOLD COAST S 33
05/11/2001 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
08/10/2001 SHANGHAI S 53
01/10/2001 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 42
24/09/2001 BALI R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
23/07/2001 STANFORD S 18
11/06/2001 TASHKENT R32 1
29/01/2001 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R32 1
07/01/2001 CANBERRA Q - R16 5
06/11/2000 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R16 4
09/10/2000 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - R16 4
02/10/2000 TOKYO (TOYOTA) Q - R16 4
15/11/1999 PATTAYA CITY Q - Q 9
08/11/1999 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R16 3
20/09/1999 TOKYO (TOYOTA) Q - R16 5
Date Tournament Round Points
12/04/1999 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN S 10
01/02/1999 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R16 5
21/09/1998 TOKYO (TOYOTA) Q - R32 1
13/04/1998 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - Q 5
02/02/1998 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) S 18
17/11/1997 PATTAYA CITY S 9
18/11/1996 PATTAYA CITY Q - Q 5

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