Emiko Okagawa
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Emiko Okagawa
Emiko Okagawa
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1964-12-26) 26 December 1964 (age 55)
Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Prize money$105,855
Highest rankingNo. 120 (11 May 1987)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1988)
French Open1R (1984, 1985, 1987)
Wimbledon1R (1985)
Highest rankingNo. 138 (5 June 1989)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1988, 1990)
French Open1R (1985)
Wimbledon1R (1985)
US Open1R (1985)

Emiko Okagawa (born 26 December 1964) is a former professional tennis player from Japan. She was also known as Emiko Sakaguchi.


Born in Tokyo, Okagawa reached a best singles ranking on the professional tour of 120 in the world.

Between 1983 and 1987 she played in four Federation Cup ties for Japan. In her debut tie she helped Japan progress through to the World Group second round, winning both a singles and doubles rubber in Japan's 2-1 win over Denmark.

Okagawa was a semi-finalist at the 1987 Singapore Women's Open and made the third round of the 1988 Australian Open.

In 1993, her final year on tour, she became Emiko Sakaguchi after getting married.[1]

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (3-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 11 October 1987 Kofu, Japan Hard Japan Rika Hiraki 6-2, 2-6, 6-1
Runner-up 2. 22 October 1988 Kuroshio, Japan Hard Japan Misumi Miyauchi 4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 3. 25 June 1989 Madeira, Portugal Hard United States Akiko Gooden 2-6, 5-7
Winner 2. 19 November 1989 Kyoto, Japan Hard Sweden Annika Narbe 6-3, 6-1
Winner 3. 8 June 1992 Oliveira, Portugal Hard Slovenia Karin Lu?nic 6-2, 6-0

Doubles (2-0)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 13 November 1989 Kyoto, Japan Hard Japan Naoko Sato Japan Ayako Hirose
Japan Miki Mizokuchi
1-6, 6-2, 6-1
Winner 2. 22 June 1992 Leiria, Portugal Hard Japan Yoriko Yamagishi Japan Hiroko Mochizuki
Netherlands Nancy van Erp
6-2, 7-5

See also


  1. ^ "Okagawa (Sakaguchi) Emiko". www.jta-tennis.or.jp.

External links

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