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Aiko Nakamura

Aiko Nakamura
  • Residence: Osaka, Japan
  • Date of Birth: 28 Dec 1983
  • Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
  • Height: 5' 4" (1.63 m)
  • Weight: 123 lbs. (56 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed both sides)
  • Status: Pro (1999)
  • Pronounced: EYE-koh na-ka-MOO-rah

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Aiko Nakamura Biography

Coached by Eiji Takeuchi ... Began playing tennis at age 5; parents also played ... Has one older sister, Shoko ... Enjoys shopping, movies, listening to music ... Trains by lifting weights, swimming and running ... Admires Monica Seles for her similar two-handed play on both sides.
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YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 3
Prize Money $0 $862,381
W/L - Singles - - - 268 - 237
W/L - Doubles - - - 80 - 113
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Results

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 27-Aug-2012 // $11,517,008 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 247 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss [14] Paula Ormaechea (ARG) 120 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$2,934
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
06-Aug-2007 (47) 03-Mar-2008 (64)
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JANUARY - Fell 1r at Auckland (as qualifier, l. to Vesnina); fell in Australian Open qualifying.

FEBRUARY - Went 1-0 in Japan's 4-1 Fed Cup World Group II loss to Serbia; fell in Memphis qualifying.

MARCH - Fell in Indian Wells qualifying.

APRIL - Fell in Ponte Vedra Beach qualifying; won ITF/Gifu-JPN singles and doubles title (w/Ferguson).

MAY - Fell in Roland Garros qualifying.

JUNE - Fell in Birmingham qualifying.
1999 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Japan.

2000 - Did not play.

2001 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2002 - Fell in Tour qualifying three times (incl. twice in Tokyo); won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Fell in Tour qualifying four times (incl. twice in Tokyo); also played on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Played first two Tour main draws, reaching 2r at Bali (d. No.14 Sugiyama in 1r for first Top 20 win) but falling 1r at Tokyo [Japan Open]; fell in Tour qualifying nine times (incl. all four majors); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2005 - First Top 100 season; QF at Bali; reached 2r eight times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r twice (incl. Roland Garros) and in Tour qualifying seven times; played all four majors in a season for first time; made Top 100 debut on February 7 (rose from No.106 to No.99).

2006 - Second Top 100 season; reached first Tour singles final at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Bartoli in historic first final between players who hit w/two hands both sides); QF twice, at Canberra and Bangkok; reached 3r twice (incl. Australian Open) and 2r seven times (incl. US Open); fell 1r six times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying twice.

2007 - Third Top 100 season; QF twice, at Forest Hills and Bali; reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r eight times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r 10 times (incl. other two majors) and in Tour qualifying twice; made Top 50 debut on August 6 (rose from No.61 to No.47).

2008 - Reached 3r twice and 2r twice; fell 1r 14 times (incl. all four majors) and in Tour qualifying twice.
SINGLES
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Gifu-JPN; 2004 - ITF/Louisville, KY-USA, ITF/Haibara-JPN.
Finalist (1): 2006 - Tokyo [Japan Open].
Quarterfinalist (5): 2007 - Forest Hills, Bali; 2006 - Canberra, Bangkok; 2005 - Bali.

DOUBLES
Winner: 2009 - ITF/Gifu-JPN (w/Ferguson); 2004 - ITF/Ho Chi Minh City-VIE (w/Fujiwara); 2002 - ITF/Evansville, IN-USA (w/Kim).
Finalist (1): 2008 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Morita).

ADDITIONAL
Japanese Fed Cup Team, 2005-06, 2008-09.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles - 0
WTA Doubles Titles - 0
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles - 4
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles - 3
Prize Money $0 $862,381
W/L - Singles - - - 268 - 237
W/L - Doubles - - - 80 - 113

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
5 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 1r 3r 3r 2r - - -
0 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 1r 1r 1r - - -
2 / 5 WIMBLEDON 1r 1r 2r 1r 2r - - -
2 / 4 US OPEN - 1r 1r 2r 2r - - -

Doubles

W/L   2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002
1 / 3 AUSTRALIAN OPEN - 2r 1r 1r - - - -
1 / 3 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 2r 1r - - - -
3 / 5 WIMBLEDON 1r 2r 2r 1r 2r - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - - 2r 1r - - - -

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Aiko Nakamura Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

US OPEN

Grand Slam // USA // 27-Aug-2012 // $11,517,008 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 247 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R128 Loss [14] Paula Ormaechea (ARG) 120 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$2,934

LEXINGTON

ITF // USA // 23-Jul-2012 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 254 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Victoria Larriere (FRA) 183 6-2 1-6 6-3
R16 Loss [W] Shelby Rogers (USA) 293 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$760

GRANBY

ITF // CANADA // 16-Jul-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 238 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Nicole Rottmann (AUT) 313 6-0 4-6 6-3
R16 Win [Q] Sherazad Reix (FRA) 688 6-2 2-6 6-0
Q Loss [1] Stephanie Dubois (CAN) 126 6-0 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+14

Prize Money

$686

YAKIMA

ITF // USA // 09-Jul-2012 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 236 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Yi-Fan Xu (CHN) 248 2-6 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$475

DENVER

ITF // USA // 02-Jul-2012 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 248 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Rika Fujiwara (JPN) 271 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$475

INCHEON

ITF // KOREA // 25-Jun-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 248 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Xinyun Han (CHN) 316 2-6 6-1 6-4
R16 Win Erika Takao (JPN) 328 2-6 7-5 6-4
Q Loss Chin-Wei Chan (TPE) 334 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+14

Prize Money

$686

GOYANG

ITF // KOREA // 18-Jun-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 243 // Seed/Entry: 2/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] So-Ra Lee (KOR) 604 7-6 (6) 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

KARUIZAWA

ITF // JAPAN // 21-May-2012 // $25,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 239 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Samantha Murray (GBR) 357 1-6 7-5 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

KURUME

ITF // JAPAN // 14-May-2012 // $50,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 247 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Kazusa Ito (JPN) 673 6-0 6-2
R16 Win [Q] Makoto Ninomiya (JPN) 509 6-7 (4) 6-1 6-1
Q Loss Maria Abramovic (CRO) 296 7-6 (5) 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$1,235

FUKUOKA

ITF // JAPAN // 07-May-2012 // $50,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 247 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Kazusa Ito (JPN) 708 6-3 6-4
R16 Loss Junri Namigata (JPN) 236 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$760

GIFU

ITF // JAPAN // 30-Apr-2012 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 226 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [6] Kurumi Nara (JPN) 138 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$475

PHUKET 2

ITF // THAILAND // 26-Mar-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 222 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [4] Claire Feuerstein (FRA) 161 6-3 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

PHUKET

ITF // THAILAND // 19-Mar-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Indoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 222 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Nicha Lertpitaksinchai (THA) 362 6-7 (6) 7-6 (5) 6-2
R16 Loss [6] Noppawan Lertcheewakarn (THA) 189 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$490

SANYA

ITF // CHINA P.R. // 12-Mar-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 222 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Ran Tian (CHN) 630 6-4 6-3
R16 Loss [Q] Yafan Wang (CHN) - 4-6 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$490

MILDURA

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 20-Feb-2012 // $25,000 // Grass (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 229 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Pemra Ozgen (TUR) 295 4-6 7-5 6-0

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

SYDNEY

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 13-Feb-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [W] Nicole Hoynaski (AUS) - 6-2 6-1
R16 Win [Q] Xinyun Han (CHN) 353 5-2 RET
Q Loss [Q] Ashleigh Barty (AUS) 632 6-3 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+14

Prize Money

$686

LAUNCESTON

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 06-Feb-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 229 // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Masa Zec-Peskiric (SLO) 295 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-2
R16 Loss [Q] Lesley Kerkhove (NED) 412 2-6 6-3 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+8

Prize Money

$490

BURNIE

ITF // AUSTRALIA // 30-Jan-2012 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 227 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Melanie South (GBR) 323 6-2 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$294

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
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Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R16 60
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2008 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R64 60
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 90
28/08/2006 US OPEN R64 38
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 62
29/08/2005 US OPEN R64 46
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 46
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 85
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2012 361 600
2011 229 421
2009 195 229
2008 166 120
2007 68 78
2006 59 214
2005 71 199
2004 123 291
2003 267 371
2002 310 577
2001 791 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
06-Aug-2007 (47) 03-Mar-2008 (64)

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Ranking Points
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Rankings Breakdown

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Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
22/06/2009 WIMBLEDON R16 60
24/05/2009 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
25/08/2008 US OPEN R128 2
23/06/2008 WIMBLEDON R128 2
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 2
27/08/2007 US OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
25/06/2007 WIMBLEDON R64 60
27/05/2007 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 90
28/08/2006 US OPEN R64 38
26/06/2006 WIMBLEDON R128 2
28/05/2006 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
16/01/2006 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R32 62
29/08/2005 US OPEN R64 46
20/06/2005 WIMBLEDON R64 46
23/05/2005 FRENCH OPEN R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
17/01/2005 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 85
30/08/2004 US OPEN Q - R128 2
21/06/2004 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
24/05/2004 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
19/01/2004 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R32 1
27/07/2009 STANFORD Q - R32 1
11/03/2009 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
10/10/2011 OSAKA R32 1
28/02/2011 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R32 1
03/01/2011 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
11/10/2010 OSAKA R16 30
08/06/2009 BIRMINGHAM Q - R32 1
06/04/2009 PONTE VEDRA BEACH Q - R32 1
15/02/2009 MEMPHIS Q - R16 1
05/01/2009 AUCKLAND S 16

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
26/04/2008 FED CUP WEEK 2- PLAYOFFS R2 0
02/02/2008 FED CUP WEEK 1 - WORLD GROUP 2 R1 0
15/07/2006 FED CUP WEEK 2 - PLAYOFFS R2 0
22/04/2006 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
23/04/2005 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
29/09/2008 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
16/09/2008 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R32 1
08/09/2008 BALI R32 1
11/08/2008 CINCINNATI R32 1
28/07/2008 MONTREAL R64 1
21/07/2008 LOS ANGELES R64 1
16/06/2008 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
09/06/2008 BIRMINGHAM R16 20
19/05/2008 ISTANBUL R16 20
26/03/2008 MIAMI R16 20
Date Tournament Round Points
12/03/2008 INDIAN WELLS R32 40
03/03/2008 BANGALORE R16 35
25/02/2008 DUBAI Q 15
18/02/2008 DOHA R64 1
06/01/2008 HOBART Q - R32 1
30/12/2007 GOLD COAST R32 1
08/10/2007 BANGKOK R32 1
01/10/2007 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
24/09/2007 SEOUL R32 1
17/09/2007 BEIJING R16 35
Date Tournament Round Points
10/09/2007 BALI Q 40
21/08/2007 FOREST HILLS Q 30
30/07/2007 SAN DIEGO Q 50
23/07/2007 STANFORD Q - R32 1
16/07/2007 CINCINNATI R32 1
18/06/2007 EASTBOURNE S 50
21/05/2007 STRASBOURG R16 20
14/05/2007 ROME Q - R32 1
02/04/2007 AMELIA ISLAND R64 1
21/03/2007 MIAMI R128 1
Date Tournament Round Points
07/03/2007 INDIAN WELLS R64 25
05/02/2007 PATTAYA CITY R16 15
30/01/2007 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R32 1
07/01/2007 HOBART S 22
01/01/2007 AUCKLAND R32 1
09/10/2006 BANGKOK Q 30
02/10/2006 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN F 85
25/09/2006 SEOUL R16 12
18/09/2006 BEIJING Q - R32 1
11/09/2006 BALI R16 19
Date Tournament Round Points
19/06/2006 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
12/06/2006 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
22/05/2006 STRASBOURG R16 16
15/05/2006 ROME R32 25
22/03/2006 MIAMI R128 1
08/03/2006 INDIAN WELLS R32 28
13/02/2006 BANGALORE R32 1
06/02/2006 PATTAYA CITY R16 12
31/01/2006 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R32 1
08/01/2006 CANBERRA Q 24
Date Tournament Round Points
01/01/2006 GOLD COAST R16 16
10/10/2005 BANGKOK R32 1
03/10/2005 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R16 24
26/09/2005 SEOUL R16 13
19/09/2005 BEIJING S 55
12/09/2005 BALI Q 53
08/08/2005 LOS ANGELES Q 46
01/08/2005 SAN DIEGO Q 15
25/07/2005 STANFORD Q - R32 1
18/07/2005 CINCINNATI R16 24
Date Tournament Round Points
06/06/2005 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 4
04/04/2005 AMELIA ISLAND Q - R32 1
23/03/2005 MIAMI Q - R32 10
09/03/2005 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
01/02/2005 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) R16 43
09/01/2005 CANBERRA Q - R16 4
02/01/2005 AUCKLAND Q - R16 4
04/10/2004 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN R32 1
27/09/2004 GUANGZHOU Q - Q 4
20/09/2004 BEIJING Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
13/09/2004 BALI S 63
16/02/2004 HYDERABAD Q - R16 2
03/02/2004 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R16 7
11/01/2004 HOBART Q - R16 4
29/09/2003 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - Q 6
15/09/2003 SHANGHAI Q - R16 6
08/09/2003 BALI Q - Q 9
28/01/2003 TOKYO (PAN PACIFIC) Q - R32 1
04/11/2002 PATTAYA CITY Q - R32 1
30/09/2002 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
16/09/2002 TOKYO (TOYOTA) Q - R16 4

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