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Personal

Coached by Ryugi Ohara ... Trains at Tennis Rabo in Hyogo ... Mother's name is Kyoko, father is Daiki; brother, Yuki, is at graduate school ... Started playing tennis at age 8 ... Favorite surface is hard ... Speaks Japanese and English ... Tennis idol growing up were Justine Henin andRoger Federer ... Also enjoys watching movies and reading ... Favorite tournament is Wimbledon.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2017 - Tokyo [Japan Open].

DOUBLES
Winner (1): 2016 - Katowice (w/Hozumi).
Finalist (3): 2018 - Auckland (w/Hozumi), Hiroshima (w/Ninomiya); 2016 - Kaohsiung (w/Hozumi).