Coached by Tsutomu Kawahara ... Mother's name is Motoko; father's name is Takeshi; has one sister, Yuki, and one brother Yuichi ... Started playing tennis at age 8 ... Likes hard courts ... Also enjoys singing and karaoke.
DOUBLESFinalist (1): 2016 - Washington DC (w/Aoyama).ADDITIONALJapanese Fed Cup Team, 2014.
2015 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r twice and in qualifying 14 times (incl. all four majors); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2014 - Fell 1r twice and in qualifying 10 times (incl. all four majors).2013 - Played first three WTA main draws, reaching 2r at Tashkent and falling 1r at Seoul and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (all as qualifier); fell in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2012 - Fell in WTA qualifying once (Osaka).2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice (Tokyo [Pan Pacific] and Osaka).2010 - Made first appearance in WTA qualifying at Osaka.
* For purposes of the player profile, individual player stats are cumulative for the calendar year and not calculated using a minimum match requirement.