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Grand Slam Record

Grand Slams

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Highest Finish

QF x2
W/L
84/63
2004, 2000

Australian Open

QF x1
2000

Roland Garros

R16 x3
2003, 2000, 1995

Wimbledon

QF x1
2004

US Open

R16 x2
2004, 2003

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Personal

Coached by mother, Fusako; trains at her own Palm International Tennis Academy in Japan ... Father's name is Tadamasa; sister's name is Mai ... Graduated from high school in 1995 ... Enjoys playing golf (sometimes while at tennis tournaments), reading and relaxing in hot springs ... Part-owner of a company named Belly Button, which started a tennis academy and opened a café, renewal sports shop and flower shop in Chigasaki in 1998.

Official Website: www.ai-sugiyama.com

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Winner (6): 2004 - Gold Coast; 2003 - Scottsdale, Linz; 1998 - Gold Coast, Tokyo [Japan Open]; 1997 - Tokyo [Japan Open]; 1992 - ITF/Roanoke, VA-USA.
Finalist (7): 2006 - Seoul; 2005 - San Diego; 1999 - Tokyo [Japan Open]; 1997 - Gold Coast, Moscow; 1995 - Oakland; 1994 - Surabaya.

DOUBLES
Winner (38): 2009 - Eastbourne (w/Amanmuradova); 2008 - Miami, Charleston, Linz (all w/Srebotnik); 2007 - Toronto (w/Srebotnik), ITF/Gifu-JPN (w/Morita); 2006 - Doha, Rome (both w/Hantuchova); 2005 - Birmingham (w/Hantuchova); 2004 - Montréal (w/Asagoe), Bali (w/Myskina); 2003 - Sydney, Antwerp, Scottsdale, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, San Diego, Zürich (all w/Clijsters), Linz (w/Huber); 2002 - Memphis (w/Tatarkova); 2001 - Canberra, Indian Wells (both w/Arendt); 2000 - Sydney, Miami, New Haven, US Open, Tokyo [Princess Cup], Moscow (all w/Halard-Decugis), Eastbourne (w/Tauziat); 1999 - Sydney, Strasbourg (both w/Likhovtseva); 1998 - Gold Coast, Luxembourg, Leipzig, Philadelphia (all w/Likhovtseva); 1997 - Tokyo [Princess Cup] (w/Seles); 1996 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Date); 1995 - Hobart (w/Nagatsuka); 1994 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Donoshiro), ITF/Fayetteville, NC-USA (w/Yoshida); 1993 - ITF/Roanoke, VA-USA (w/Sasano); 1992 - ITF/Bangkok-THA (w/Donoshiro).
Finalist (32): 2009 - Australian Open, Rome (both w/Hantuchova); 2008 - Antwerp (w/Peschke); 2007 - Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Linz, Tour Championships (all w/Srebotnik); 2006 - Roland Garros, Los Angeles (both w/Hantuchova); 2005 - Sydney (w/Dementieva), San Diego, Zürich (both w/Hantuchova); 2004 - Wimbledon (w/Huber); 2003 - Indian Wells, Berlin, Tour Championships (all w/Clijsters), Shanghai (w/Tanasugarn); 2002 - San Diego, Los Angeles (both w/Hantuchova), Montréal, Shanghai, Linz (all w/Fujiwara); 2001 - Wimbledon, Tokyo [Princess Cup] (both w/Clijsters); 2000 - Wimbledon, Montréal (both w/Halard-Decugis), Linz (w/Tauziat); 1999 - Paris [Indoors], Leipzig (both w/Likhovtseva); 1997 - Strasbourg (w/Likhovtseva); 1995 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Nagatsuka); 1994 - Surabaya (w/Nagatsuka).

MIXED DOUBLES
Winner (1): 1999 - US Open (w/Bhupathi).

ADDITIONAL
Japanese Fed Cup Team, 1995-2000, 2003-04, 2006-09; Japanese Olympic Team, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008.

Career in Review

1990 - Made first appearance in doubles at Tokyo [Nichirei].

1991 - Fell in Tour qualifying twice (incl. Australian Open).

1992 - Played first four Tour main draws, falling 1r three times but reaching 2r at Osaka (as qualifier, l. to Date Krumm); fell in Tour qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1993 - Made Grand Slam main draw debut at Wimbledon, falling 1r (as qualifier); fell in qualifying at Australian Open, Roland Garros; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1994 - First Top 100 season; runner-up at Surabaya (ret. vs. Wagner in final); SF at Osaka (l. to Majoli); QF at Tokyo [Nichirei]; fell 1r at Wimbledon and US Open; fell in Australian Open qualifying; made Top 100 debut on October 3 (rose from No.102 to No.95; has remained inside ever since); won one Tour doubles title; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

1995 - First Top 50 season; runner-up at Oakland (l. to Maleeva in final); QF at Zagreb; played all four Grand Slams in a year for first time, best showing being 4r at Roland Garros (l. to Rubin); made Top 50 debut on November 6 (after Oakland; rose from No.63 to No.44); won one Tour doubles title.

1996 - SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Date Krumm); QF at Hobart; best Grand Slam was 4r at Wimbledon (l. to Fernandez); had first two Top 10 wins, at Miami (No.10 Novotna) and Wimbledon (No.5 Huber); won one Tour doubles title.

1997 - First Top 20 season; won first Tour singles title at Tokyo [Japan Open] (d. Frazier in final); runner-up twice, at Gold Coast (l. to Likhovtseva in final) and Moscow (d. No.9 Sánchez-Vicario en route for third Top 10 win; l. to Novotna in final); QF at Eastbourne; made Top 20 debut on November 24 (rose from No.21 to No.20); won one Tour doubles title.

1998 - Won second and third Tour singles titles at Gold Coast (d. Vento-Kabchi in final) and Tokyo [Japan Open] (d. Morariu in final); SF at Sydney (l. to V.Williams); QF at Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Berlin (d. No.4 Coetzer en route for fourth Top 10 win), Strasbourg, San Diego (d. No.7 Graf en route for fifth Top 10 win) and Luxembourg; best Grand Slam was 4r at Australian Open (l. to Sánchez-Vicario); won four Tour doubles titles and qualified for first Tour Championships (all w/Likhovtseva).

1999 - Runner-up at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Frazier in final); SF twice, at Gold Coast (l. to Schnyder) and Tokyo [Princess Cup] (l. to Seles); QF twice, at Strasbourg and Moscow; had sixth through ninth Top 10 wins, at San Diego (No.6 Pierce), Toronto (No.7 Novotna), Tokyo [Princess Cup] (No.8 Halard-Decugis) and Moscow (No.6 Pierce); won two Tour doubles titles and qualified for Tour Championships (all w/Likhovtseva); also won first Grand Slam mixed doubles title at US Open (w/Bhupathi).

2000 - QF twice, at Australian Open (first Grand Slam QF; l. to Capriati) and Scottsdale; had 10th and 11th Top 10 wins at Australian Open (No.5 Pierce) and Scottsdale (No.8 Halard-Decugis); won seven Tour doubles titles, six w/Likhovtseva (incl. first Grand Slam doubles title at US Open); qualified for Tour Championships (w/Likhovtseva); on October 23, became first Japanese player ever to rank No.1 in the world (in doubles).

2001 - SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Seles); QF six times, at Canberra, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Strasbourg, San Diego (d. No.5 Clijsters en route for 12th Top 10 win), Tokyo [Princess Cup] and Shanghai; won two Tour doubles titles.

2002 - SF three times, at Memphis (l. to Raymond), Los Angeles (d. No.3 Capriati en route for 13th Top 10 win; l. to Davenport) and Shanghai (l. to Kournikova); QF three times, at Gold Coast, San Diego and Tokyo [Japan Open]; won one Tour doubles title; qualified for Tour Championships (w/Fujiwara).

2003 - First Top 10 season; won fourth and fifth Tour singles titles at Scottsdale (saved 3mp vs. Stevenson in SF then d. Clijsters in final) and Linz (d. Petrova in final); SF four times, at Rome (l. to Clijsters), Los Angeles (l. to Davenport), Shanghai (l. to Dementieva) and Philadelphia (l. to Mauresmo); QF three times, at Antwerp, New Haven and Tokyo [Japan Open]; best Grand Slams were 4r at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open; qualified for first Tour Championships in singles, falling in RR (went 1-2 in RR); had 14th through 17th Top 10 wins, at Antwerp (No.10 Dokic), Scottsdale (No.7 Davenport, No.3 Clijsters), and Tour Championships (No.2 Henin); made Top 10 debut on November 10 (after Tour Championships; rose from No.11 to No.10); would spend 29 career weeks among the Top 10 (incl. three at career-high No.8); won eight Tour doubles titles, seven w/Clijsters (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon); qualified for Tour Championships (w/Clijsters; finished runner-up); swept singles and doubles title at Scottsdale, playing two singles matches and two doubles matches Sunday.

2004 - Won sixth Tour singles title at Gold Coast (d. Petrova in final); SF at Dubai (l. to Kuznetsova); QF eight times, at Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Strasbourg, Eastbourne, San Diego, Wimbledon (second Grand Slam QF; l. to Sharapova), Olympics, Zürich and Linz; won two Tour doubles titles.

2005 - Runner-up at San Diego (d. No.4 Kuznetsova en route for 18th Top 10 win; l. to Pierce); QF three times, at Seoul, Tokyo [Japan Open] and Linz; won one Tour doubles title.

2006 - Runner-up at Seoul (l. to Daniilidou 63 26 76(3); held 3mp at 5-4 third set); SF at Doha (l. to Petrova); QF three times, at Miami, Beijing (d. No.10 Vaidisova en route for 19th Top 10 win) and Tokyo [Japan Open]; won two Tour doubles titles.

2007 - QF at Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; formed formidable doubles partnership w/Srebotnik in Miami, winning one Tour doubles title at Toronto and finishing runner-up four times, incl. Roland Garros (l. to Molik/Santangelo in final), Wimbledon and Tour Championships (l. to Black/Huber in both finals).

2008 - Strong season in both singles and doubles; thirteenth straight Top 40 singles season, highlighted by SF at Stanford (d. No.4 seed Hantuchova en route; l. to No.6 seed Bartoli) and two QF, at Strasbourg (as No.7 seed, l. to Chan) and Montréal (d. No.16 seed Vaidisova en route; l. to No.10 seed Bartoli); 4r at Miami (d. No.7 seed Hantuchova en route, falling to No.19 seed Zvonareva in 3s; win over world No.9 Hantuchova was 20th career Top 10 win); 3r six times, at Australian Open (l. to No.12 seed Vaidisova), Doha (d. No.13 seed Szavay en route; l. to No.3 seed Jankovic), Indian Wells (as No.27 seed, l. to No.3 seed Jankovic), Wimbledon (d. No.22 seed Pennetta en route; l. to Kleybanova), Los Angeles (d. No.7 seed Schnyder en route; l. to No.10 seed Pennetta) and US Open (as No.30 seed, l. to No.4 seed and eventual champion S.Williams); fell 1r or 2r 13 times, incl. Roland Garros (as No.31 seed, l. to Govortsova in 2r) and Olympics (l. to No.10 seed Hantuchova in 1r); won 35th through 37th Tour doubles titles of career at Miami, Charleston and Linz (all w/Srebotnik), then qualified for Tour Championships in doubles (w/Srebotnik; l. first match to Peschke/Stubbs); also runner-up in doubles at Antwerp (w/Peschke; l. to Black/Huber in final); surpassed $7 million in career prize money earnings on February 25 (next-highest Japanese is Date Krumm w/$2,005,288); went 1-2 in Japan's Fed Cup World Group Play-off loss to France; withdrew from Tokyo [Japan Open] w/left hip muscle strain.

Best Grand Slam Result

Highest Finish

QF x2
W/L
84/63
2004, 2000

Australian Open

QF x1
2000

Roland Garros

R16 x3
2003, 2000, 1995

Wimbledon

QF x1
2004

US Open

R16 x2
2004, 2003
W/L 19/15 18/15 25/17 22/16
2009
R32
R128
R32
R128
2008
R32
R64
R32
R32
2007
R64
R32
R32
R64
2006
R128
R64
R16
R32
2005
R128
R128
R128
R32
2004
R64
R64
QF
R16
2003
R64
R16
R16
R16
2002
R32
R64
R32
R64
2001
R128
R128
R32
R64
2000
QF
R16
R64
R64
1999
R128
R64
R64
R32
1998
R16
R64
R128
R64
1997
R64
R64
R128
R64
1996
R32
R128
R16
R64
1995
R128
R16
R128
R64
1994
-
-
R128
R128
1993
-
-
R128
-
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Singles Career High Ranking
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Doubles Career High Ranking
Highest Doubles
1
Oct 23, 2000
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1999 18 24
1998 15 18
1997 20 20
1996 22 28
1995 44 46
1994 72 72
1993 134 142
1992 179 183
1991 565 568
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1998 13 13
1997 25 25
1996 44 77
1995 34 45
1994 52 53
1993 161 208
1992 168 169
1991 704
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