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Erika Sema
Erika Sema
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Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Born (1988-11-24) November 24, 1988 (age 32)
Tokyo
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Prize money$400,112
Singles
Career record397-359 (52.5%)
Career titles10 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 114 (10 October 2011)
Current rankingNo. 495 (23 November 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2011, 2013)
French OpenQ2 (2012)
WimbledonQ2 (2011, 2012, 2013)
US OpenQ2 (2013)
Doubles
Career record329-246 (57.2%)
Career titles23 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 120 (28 October 2013)
Current rankingNo. 198 (23 November 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2012)
Last updated on: 28 November 2020.

Erika Sema ( , Sema Erika, born 24 November 1988)[1] is a Japanese professional tennis player.

Her coach is Shunsuke Ogata. She is the younger sister of Yurika Sema who retired from professional tennis in November 2015. Her mother is Japanese and her father is French.[]

Sema, who is playing on the WTA Tour but mostly on the ITF Circuit, has tried for 16 times to qualify for a Grand Slam tournament, without success.

ITF finals

Singles 16 (10 titles, 6 runner-ups)

$100,000 tournaments (0-1)
$75,000 tournaments (0-0)
$50,000 tournaments (0-0)
$25,000 tournaments (7-4)
$10,000 tournaments (3-1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. Mar 2007 ITF Hamilton, New Zealand Hard United Kingdom Anna Smith 6-3, 7-5
Winner 2. Jun 2007 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Chiaki Okadaue 6-3, 2-6, 6-3
Runner-up 3. Mar 2009 ITF Kofu, Japan Hard Japan Misaki Doi 5-7, 2-6
Runner-up 4. May 2009 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard, Indonesia Ayu-Fani Damayanti 5-7, 3-6
Winner 5. Jun 2009 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Erika Takao 6-4, 6-0
Runner-up 6. Sep 2010 ITF Hamanako, Japan Hard Japan Kumiko Iijima 7-6, 2-6, 4-6
Winner 7. Oct 2010 ITF Port Pirie, Australia Hard France Victoria Larrière 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
Winner 8. Oct 2010 ITF Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Brazil Ana Clara Duarte 6-2, 6-3
Winner 9. Nov 2010 ITF Wellington, New Zealand Hard Bulgaria Elitsa Kostova 6-2, 3-6, 6-4
Winner 10. May 2011 ITF Niigata, Japan Hard Japan Sachie Ishizu 7-6, 6-4
Runner-up 11. Sep 2011 ITF Ningbo, China Hard Belarus Anastasiya Yakimova 6-7, 3-6
Runner-up 12. Oct 2011 ITF Makinohara, Japan Carpet Czech Republic Karolína Plí?ková 7-6, 2-6, 0-6
Winner 13. Oct 2012 ITF Seoul, Korea Hard Japan Mai Minokoshi 6-1, 7-5
Runner-up 14. Sep 2013 ITF Tsukuba, Japan Hard Japan Nao Hibino 4-6, 6-7
Winner 15. Sep 2013 ITF Incheon, Korea Hard Japan Yurika Sema 6-3, 6-4
Winner 16. Jun 2015 ITF Kashiwa, Japan Hard Japan Riko Sawayanagi 6-4, 6-4

Doubles: 46 (23 titles, 23 runner-ups)

$100,000 tournaments (0-1)
$80,000 tournaments (0-0)
$50,000 tournaments (5-4) /
$60,000 tournaments (0-3)
$25,000 tournaments (18-13)
$15,000 tournaments (0-1)
$10,000 tournaments (0-1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. Jul 2005 ITF Kurume, Japan Carpet Japan Ayumi Morita Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
4-6, 3-6
Winner 2. Oct 2007 ITF Traralgon, Australia Hard Japan Yurika Sema United States Courtney Nagle
United States Robin Stephenson
6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 3. May 2008 ITF Kurume, Japan Carpet Japan Yurika Sema Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
3-6, 6-2, [6-10]
Winner 4. May 2008 ITF Nagano, Japan Carpet Japan Yurika Sema Japan Ayaka Maekawa
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
6-3, 2-6, [10-7]
Winner 5. May 2008 ITF Gunma, Japan Carpet Japan Yurika Sema Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
6-4, 2-6, [10-7]
Runner-up 6. May 2009 ITF Tarakan, Indonesia Hard Japan Yrina Koshino Indonesia Beatrice Gumulya
Indonesia Jessy Rompies
6-7(5), 7-6(4), [7-10]
Runner-up 7. May 2009 ITF Gunma, Japan Carpet Japan Yurika Sema Chinese Taipei Hsu Wen-hsin
Japan Mari Tanaka
3-6, 6-1, [7-10]
Winner 8. Sep 2009 ITF Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Kurumi Nara Japan Mari Tanaka
Japan Tomoko Yonemura
6-0, 6-0
Runner-up 9. Oct 2009 ITF Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Japan Yurika Sema Australia Olivia Rogowska
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
1-6, 7-5, [7-10]
Winner 10. Oct 2009 ITF Port Pirie, Australia Hard Japan Yurika Sema Australia Alenka Hubacek
Australia Bojana Bobusic
6-1, 7-5, [10-6]
Winner 11. Apr 2010 ITF Incheon, South Korea Hard Romania Irina-Camelia Begu Japan Misaki Doi
Japan Junri Namigata
6-0, 7-6(8)
Winner 12. May 2010 ITF Gifu, Japan Hard Japan Tomoko Yonemura Russia Ksenia Lykina
United Kingdom Melanie South
6-3, 2-6, [10-7]
Runner-up 13. Jul 2010 ITF Vaihingen, Germany Clay Poland Magdalena Kiszczy?ska Luxembourg Mandy Minella
France Irena Pavlovic
3-6, 4-6
Winner 14. Jul 2010 ITF Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay Serbia Teodora Mir?i? 7-6(4), 2-6, [10-8]
Runner-up 15. Jul 2010 ITF Darmstadt, Germany Clay Romania Irina-Camelia Begu Russia Vitalia Diatchenko
Germany Laura Siegemund
6-4, 1-6, [4-10]
Runner-up 16. Aug 2010 ITF Hechingen, Germany Clay Germany Julia Schruff Romania Irina-Camelia Begu
France Anaïs Laurendon
2-6, 6-4, [8-10]
Winner 17. Aug 2010 ITF Versmold, Germany Clay Czech Republic Hana Birnerová Russia Aminat Kushkhova
Russia Olga Panova
6-3, 6-3
Winner 18. Sep 2010 ITF Alison Springs, Australia Hard Japan Yurika Sema Australia Alison Bai
Australia Emelyn Starr
7-5, 6-1
Winner 19. Sep 2010 ITF Hamanako, Japan Clay Japan Kumiko Iijima Chinese Taipei Kao Shao-yuan
Japan Ayaka Maekawa
6-2, 6-1
Runner-up 20. Apr 2011 ITF Osprey, United States Clay Argentina María Irigoyen France Stéphanie Foretz Gacon
United States Alexa Glatch
6-4, 5-7, [7-10]
Runner-up 21. Apr 2011 ITF Gifu, Japan Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
2-6, 3-6
Winner 22. May 2011 ITF Niigata, Japan Hard Japan Natsumi Hamamura Japan Akari Inoue
Japan Ayumi Oka
6-1, 6-2
Winner 23. Jun 2011 ITF Périgueux, France Clay Argentina Florencia Molinero Spain Leticia Costas-Moreira
Spain Inès Ferrer Suárez
6-2, 3-6, [10-7]
Runner-up 24. Jul 2011 ITF Biarritz, France Clay Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg Russia Alexandra Panova
Poland Urszula Radwa?ska
2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 25. Jul 2011 ITF Contrexéville, France Clay Brazil Roxane Vaisemberg Ukraine Valentyna Ivakhnenko
Ukraine Kateryna Kozlova
6-2, 5-7, [10-12]
Winner 26. Mar 2012 ITF Sanya, China Hard China Zheng Saisai China Liang Chen
China Zhou Yimiao
6-2, 6-2
Winner 27. Aug 2012 ITF Bronx, United States Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama Japan Eri Hozumi
Japan Miki Miyamura
6-4, 7-6(4)
Winner 28. Jan 2013 ITF Burnie, Australia Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama Australia Bojana Bobusic
Australia Jessica Moore
w/o
Winner 29. Apr 2013 ITF Gifu, Japan Hard Thailand Luksika Kumkhum Japan Nao Hibino
Japan Riko Sawayanagi
6-4, 6-3
Winner 30. May 2013 ITF Fukuoka, Japan Grass Japan Junri Namigata Japan Rika Fujiwara
Japan Akiko Omae
7-5, 3-6, [10-7]
Runner-up 31. Jun 2013 ITF Nottingham, Great Britain Grass Israel Julia Glushko France Julie Coin
France Stéphanie Foretz Gacon
2-6, 4-6
Winner 32. Oct 2013 ITF Perth, Australia Hard Japan Yurika Sema Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Tammi Patterson
7-5, 6-1
Winner 33. Oct 2013 ITF Bendigo, Australia Hard Japan Yurika Sema Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Olivia Rogowska
3-6, 6-2, [11-9]
Runner-up 34. Feb 2014 ITF New Delhi, India Hard Japan Yurika Sema Thailand Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6-7, 3-6
Runner-up 35. Mar 2014 ITF Jackson, United States Clay Japan Yurika Sema South Africa Chanel Simmonds
Slovenia Ma?a Zec Pe?kiri?
7-6, 3-6, [5-10]
Runner-up 36. Oct 2016 ITF Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Rika Fujiwara Russia Ksenia Lykina
Japan Riko Sawayanagi
4-6, 1-6
Runner-up 37. Feb 2017 ITF Clare, Australia Hard Australia Alison Bai Brazil Beatriz Haddad Maia
Australia Genevieve Lorbergs
4-6, 3-6
Winner 38. Mar 2017 ITF Yokohama, Japan Hard Japan Ayaka Okuno Japan Kanako Morisaki
Japan Minori Yonehara
6-4, 6-4
Runner-up 39. Mar 2017 ITF Nishitama, Japan Hard Japan Shiho Akita Japan Momoko Kobori
Japan Kotomi Takahata
1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 40. May 2017 Jin'an Open, China Hard Japan Mana Ayukawa China Jiang Xinyu
China Tang Qianhui
5-7, 4-6
Runner-up 41. Sep 2017 ITF Brisbane, Australia Hard United States Jennifer Elie Australia Naiktha Bains
Papua New Guinea Abigail Tere-Apisah
4-6, 1-6
Runner-up 42. Jan 2018 Playford International, Australia Hard Japan Junri Namigata Slovenia Dalila Jakupovi?
Russia Irina Khromacheva
6-2, 5-7, [5-10]
Runner-up 43. May 2019 Jin'an Open, China Hard Japan Mai Minokoshi Indonesia Beatrice Gumulya
China You Xiaodi
1-6, 5-7
Runner-up 44. Sep 2019 ITF Changsha, China Clay India Rutuja Bhosale China Jiang Xinyu
China Tang Qianhui
3-6, 6-3, [9-11]
Winner 45. Feb 2020 ITF Perth, Australia Hard Japan Kanako Morisaki Australia Jaimee Fourlis
New Zealand Erin Routliffe
7-5, 6-4
Winner 46. Feb 2020 ITF Perth, Australia Hard Japan Kanako Morisaki New Zealand Paige Hourigan
Papua New Guinea Abigail Tere-Apisah
6-1, 4-6, [10-7]

References

  1. ^ Japan Tennis Association profile Archived 2010-02-06 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 3 July 2010. (in Japanese)

External links


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