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Cho Yoon-jeong
Cho Yoon-jeong
Country (sports) South Korea
ResidenceSeoul, Korea
Born (1979-04-02) 2 April 1979 (age 41)
Andong, Korea
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1996
Retired2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$603,590
Singles
Career record255-180 (58.6%)
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 45 (14 July 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2003)
French Open1R (2002, 2003, 2005)
Wimbledon2R (2003, 2005)
US Open3R (2002, 2005)
Doubles
Career record116-84 (58.0%)
Career titles1 WTA, 10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 98 (22 September 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1999, 2006)
French Open1R (2005)
Wimbledon1R (1998, 2004)
US Open2R (2003)

Cho Yoon-jeong (Korean: , born 2 April 1979) is a retired South Korean tennis player.

In her career, she won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, at Seoul in 2004. Her best Grand Slam performance came when she made the third round of the 2005 US Open by defeating Arantxa Parra Santonja in three sets in the first round, upsetting the 27th seed Gisela Dulko in the second round, before she fell to No. 7, Justine Henin. She reached career-high WTA rankings of No. 45 in singles (in July 2003), and No. 98 in doubles (in September 2003).

Yoon-jeong retired from professional tennis in 2008.

WTA career finals

Singles: 3 (3 runner-ups)

Legend
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (0-0)
Tier IV & V (0-3)
Result Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss Nov 2002 Pattaya Open, Thailand Hard Indonesia Angelique Widjaja 2-6, 4-6
Loss Jan 2003 Auckland Open, New Zealand Hard Greece Eleni Daniilidou 4-6, 6-4, 6-7
Loss Jan 2006 Canberra International, Australia Hard Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues 4-6, 6-0, 4-6

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss Jul 2003 Stanford Classic, United States Hard Italy Francesca Schiavone Zimbabwe Cara Black
United States Lisa Raymond
6-7, 1-6
Win Oct 2004 Seoul Open, South Korea Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
6-3, 1-6, 7-5

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 13 (5-8)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 31 March 1996 ITF Jakarta, Indonesia Hard South Korea Choi Young-ja 2-6, 1-6
Winner 2. 6 April 1997 ITF Jakarta Hard South Korea Choi Young-ja 6-4, 6-1
Runner-up 3. 13 April 1997 ITF Jakarta Hard South Korea Choi Young-ja 1-6, 5-7
Winner 4. 18 February 2001 ITF Midland, United States Hard United States Tara Snyder 6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 5. 18 February 2001 ITF Seoul, South Korea Hard Japan Miho Saeki 3-6, 0-6
Runner-up 6. 25 November 2001 ITF Nuriootpa, Australia Hard Japan Saori Obata 4-6, 1-6
Winner 7. 21 July 2002 ITF Oyster Bay, United States Hard Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina 7-6(5), 6-4
Winner 8. 24 November 2002 ITF Nuriootpa Hard Australia Alicia Molik 6-4, 6-1
Runner-up 9. 8 June 2003 ITF Surbiton, United Kingdom Grass Puerto Rico Kristina Brandi 1-6, 3-6
Runner-up 10. 21 November 2004 ITF Nuriootpa Hard Australia Evie Dominikovic 4-6, 7-5, 4-6
Runner-up 11. 28 November 2004 ITF Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Australia Evie Dominikovic 5-7, 3-6
Runner-up 12. 13 February 2005 ITF Midland Hard United States Laura Granville 3-6, 6-3, 6-7(6)
Winner 13. 20 March 2005 ITF Orange, United States Hard Germany Julia Schruff 7-6(3), 6-1

Doubles: 16 (10-6)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 13 April 1997 ITF Jakarta, Indonesia Hard South Korea Won Kyung-joo United Kingdom Jasmine Choudhury
United Kingdom Lizzie Jelfs
4-6, 6-7
Winner 2. 5 May 1997 ITF Seoul Clay South Korea Kim Eun-ha South Korea Choi Young-ja
South Korea Park Sung-hee
6-3, 7-6(6)
Runner-up 3. 3 May 1998 ITF Gifu, Japan Grass South Korea Park Sung-hee Australia Catherine Barclay
Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
6-7(3), 4-6
Winner 4. 10 May 1998 ITF Seoul Clay South Korea Park Sung-hee China Ding Ding
China Li Ting
6-1, 3-6, 6-2
Winner 5. 21 March 1999 ITF Noda, Japan Hard South Korea Park Sung-hee Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Japan Yuka Yoshida
6-3, 6-3
Winner 6. 2 May 1999 ITF Gifu Carpet South Korea Chae Kyung-yee Japan Shiho Hisamatsu
Japan Nana Miyagi
6-2, 4-6, 6-2
Runner-up 7. 24 May 1999 ITF Warsaw, Poland Clay South Korea Park Sung-hee Romania Magda Mihalache
Croatia Jelena Kostani? To?i?
1-6, 3-6
Winner 8. 31 January 2000 ITF Clearwater, United States Hard China Yi Jing-Qian United States Sandra Cacic
United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
6-4, 7-6(7)
Winner 9. 28 May 2000 ITF Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Japan Saori Obata China Li Na
China Li Ting
6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 10. 28 October 2000 ITF Seoul Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra South Africa Surina De Beer
Germany Marlene Weingärtner
2-4, 1-4, 4-1
Winner 11. 1 May 2002 ITF Gifu Grass Australia Evie Dominikovic Japan Shinobu Asagoe
Japan Rika Fujiwara
6-2, 6-2
Winner 12. 12 May 2002 ITF Fukuoka, Japan Hard Japan Shinobu Asagoe United Kingdom Julie Pullin
United Kingdom Lorna Woodroffe
6-2, 6-4
Winner 13. 2 May 2004 ITF Gifu Carpet South Korea Jeon Mi-ra Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
7-6(4), 6-2
Winner 14. 15 November 2004 ITF Nuriootpa Hard South Korea Kim Jin-hee Australia Evie Dominikovic
Australia Daniella Jeflea
7-5, 6-2
Runner-up 15. 4 May 2008 ITF Gimcheon, South Korea Hard South Korea Kim Jin-hee Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Australia Jarmila Gajdo?ová
2-6, 0-6
Runner-up 16. 11 May 2008 ITF Changwon, South Korea Hard South Korea Kim Jin-hee South Korea Chang Kyung-mi
South Korea Lee Jin-a
5-7, 2-6

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