Masako Yanagi
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Masako Yanagi
Masako Yanagi
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Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Born (1959-11-11) 11 November 1959 (age 61)
Osaka, Japan
Retired1994
PlaysLeft-handed
Prize money$155,263
Singles
Career record132-136
Career titles1 ITF
Highest ranking89 (2 April 1984)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (1985)
French Open3R (1988)
Wimbledon2R (1988)
US Open1R (1986,1988)
Doubles
Career record59-79
Career titles2 ITF
Highest ranking85 (5 January 1987)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (1987-1989)
French Open2R (1987)
Wimbledon1R (1984-1988)
US Open1R (1986,1987)

Masako Yanagi (? , Yanagi Masako, born 11 November 1959) is a Japanese former women's singles tennis and doubles tennis player.

She was the top ranked player in Japan in 1979 and was ranked as high as number 89 in the world.[1] She reached the third round of the 1988 French Open[1] and also played in the Australian Open.[2] She was living in Tokyo.[3] Yanagi 4 singles and 6 doubles finals. She has won 1 singles titles and 2 doubles titles on the ITF.[4]

Masako Yanagi played 1982 one singles and two doubles ITF Independent Tour finals.[5]

ITF finals

$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (1-3)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 11 October 1992 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Miki Mizokuchi 5-7, 6-1, 1-6
Runner-up 2. 18 October 1992 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Mami Donoshiro 5-7, 4-6
Winner 3. 25 October 1992 Kyoto, Japan Hard Japan Miki Mizokuchi 6-2, 6-4
Runner-up 4. 24 January 1993 McAllen, United States Hard United States Louise Allen 4-6, 6-7

Doubles (2-4)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 10 July 1983 Landskrona, Sweden Clay Japan Emiko Okagawa United Kingdom Lucy Gordon
Sweden Mimmi Wikstedt
5-7, 3-6
Winner 2. 12 October 1992 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Hiroko Mochizuki Japan Yoshiko Sasano
Japan Yoshiko Wauke
6-2, 3-6, 6-2
Runner-up 3. 19 October 1992 Kyoto, Japan Hard Japan Sandy Sureephong Japan Yuko Hosoki
Japan Naoko Kijimuta
3-6, 3-6
Winner 4. 26 October 1992 Saga, Japan Clay Japan Ayako Hirose Czechoslovakia Katarína Studeníková
Czechoslovakia Eva Martincová
6-2, 6-0
Runner-up 5. 18 October 1993 Kugayama, Japan Hard Japan Mana Endo Japan Mami Donoshiro
Japan Yuka Tanaka
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 6. 31 October 1993 Kyoto, Japan Hard Japan Mana Endo Australia Maija Avotins
Australia Lisa McShea
6-7(5), 5-7

ITF Independent Tour

Singles

Legend (0-1)
Win
Loss
Result No. Date Tournament Location Surface Opponent Score
Loss 1. May 1982 Cumberland Tournament Hampstead, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Kate Brasher 1-6, 1-6

Doubles

Legend (2-0)
Win
Loss
Result No. Date Tournament Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. May 1982 Cumberland Tournament Hampstead, United Kingdom Clay New Zealand Linda Stewart United Kingdom Lesley Charles
United Kingdom Sara Gomer
6-3, 6-1
Win 2. May 1982 Paddington Tournament London, United Kingdom Hard New Zealand Linda Stewart United States Mary-Ann Colville
Australia Wendy Gilchrist
6-3, 6-4

References

  1. ^ a b "Yanagi Masako". Japan Tennis Association. Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "Masako Yanagi". Results Archive. Australian Open. Retrieved 2013.
  3. ^ "Masako Yanagi Biographie". www.tennisforum.com.
  4. ^ "Masako Yanagi Matches Past tournaments". www.wtatennis.com.
  5. ^ "1982 result". www.tennisforum.com.

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