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Coached by Masayuki Ando… Started playing tennis at age 9… Favorite surface is grass... Studied at Waseda University in Japan.

Career Highlights

DOUBLES
Winner (12): 2020 - St. Petersburg (w/Shibahara); 2019 - 's-Hertogenbosch (w/Krunic), Tianjin, Moscow (both w/Shibahara); 2017 - Washington DC (w/Voracova), Tokyo (International) (w/Z.Yang); 2016 - Tokyo (International) (w/Ninomiya); 2014 - Washington DC (w/Dabrowski), Osaka ((w/Voracova); 2013 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Chang), Washington DC (w/Dushevina); 2012 - Washington DC (w/Chang).
Finalist (10): 2019 - San Jose (w/Shibahara); 2018 - Hong Kong, Zhuhai (both w/Marozava); 2017 - Wuhan (w/Z.Yang); 2016 - Nurnberg (w/Voracova), Washington DC (w/Ozaki), Nanchang (w/Ninomiya); 2015 - Auckland (w/Voracova), Pattaya City (w/Tanasugarn); 2010 - Osaka (w/Fujiwara).

ADDITIONAL
Japanese Fed Cup Team, 2013-17, 2019-20.

Career in Review

2019 – Fell in WTA qualifying five times. Completed best year-end finish in doubles (No.26). Won three WTA doubles titles at ‘s-Hertogenbosch (w/Krunic), Tianjin (w/Shibahara) and Moscow (w/Shibahara). Also reached doubles final at San Jose (w/Shibahara).

2018 - Fell in WTA qualifying eight times. Reached two WTA doubles finals at Hong Kong and Zhuhai (both w/Marozava). Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit at Shenzhen.

2017 – Fell in WTA qualifying 12 times. Captured two WTA doubles titles at Washington, DC (w/Voracova) and Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Z.Yang). Reached doubles final at Wuhan (Z.Yang). Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit at Southsea.

2016 – Fell in WTA qualifying six times. Won one WTA doubles title at Tokyo Int’l (w/Ninomiya). Reached three WTA doubles finals at Nurnberg (w/Voracova), Washington, DC (w/Ozaki) and Nanchang (w/Ninomiya). Won four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2015 – Fell in WTA qualifying nine times. Reached two WTA doubles finals at Auckland (w/Voracova) and Pattaya (w/Tanasugarn). Won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2014 – Fell in WTA qualifying four times. Won two WTA doubles title at Washington, DC (w/Dabrowski) and Osaka (w/Voracova). Won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying six times; won two WTA doubles titles; won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Fell in WTA qualifying four times; won one WTA doubles title; won seven doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Birmingham and Osaka (both as qualifier); fell in qualifying four times; won seven doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Fell in WTA qualifying once (Osaka); won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit in Japan.

2007 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in Japan.