|Full name||Haruka Inoue|
|Born||7 June 1977|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Highest ranking||No. 108 (17 August 1998)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||1R (1998)|
|French Open||1R (1998)|
|Wimbledon||1R (1997, 1998)|
|US Open||Q2 (1998, 1999)|
|Highest ranking||No. 114 (23 July 2001)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2002)|
|Wimbledon||Q2 (1998, 2001)|
Inoue was born in Tokyo on 7 June 1977. A right-handed baseline player, she started tennis aged nine and was coached by her father Gou. Her younger sisters, Maiko and Akari, also played on the professional tennis circuit.
In 1996 she graduated from high school and began competing on the professional tour.
Her earliest success on the WTA Tour came at the Wismilak International in Surabaya, where he made the quarter-finals in both 1996 and 1997.
In the 1998 season she reached her highest ranking of 108 in the world. Her highlights in 1998 include reaching the quarter-finals of the ENKA Open in Istanbul as well as main draw appearances in three of the four Grand Slam tournaments. At Wimbledon she was one of only three players to take a set off Nathalie Tauziat on the Frenchwoman's run to the final.
She never represented Japan at Fed Cup level but was a member of the bronze medal winning women's team at the 1998 Asian Games.
|Runner-up||1.||2 October 1995||Ibaraki, Japan||Hard||Tomoe Hotta||3-6, 3-6|
|Runner-up||2.||25 February 1996||Redbridge, United Kingdom||Hard (i)||Elena Pampoulova||4-6, 4-6|
|Runner-up||3.||26 October 1997||Houston, United States||Hard||Park Sung-hee||1-6, 6-7(2)|
|Runner-up||4.||22 May 1998||Noda, Japan||Hard||Shinobu Asagoe||2-6, 4-6|
|Winner||1.||27 October 2002||Tokyo, Japan||Hard||Aiko Nakamura||6-2, 6-2|
|Winner||2.||19 September 2004||Kyoto, Japan||Carpet||Maika Ozaki||6-4, 6-1|
|Runner-up||1.||3 October 1994||Ibaraki, Japan||Hard||Shinobu Asagoe|| Kim Il-soon
|Runner-up||2.||12 December 1999||Manila, Philippines||Hard||Maiko Inoue|| Li Ting
|Runner-up||3.||26 March 2000||Stone Mountain, United States||Hard||Maiko Inoue|| Trudi Musgrave
|4-6, 6-2, 6-7|
|Runner-up||4.||20 October 2002||Haibara, Japan||Carpet||Maiko Inoue|| Remi Tezuka
|Winner||1.||27 October 2002||Tokyo, Japan||Hard||Maiko Inoue|| Keiko Taguchi