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Nao Hibino
Nao Hibino
Hibino WMQ19 (37).jpg
Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceIchinomiya, Aichi
Born (1994-11-28) November 28, 1994 (age 24)
Ichinomiya, Aichi
Height1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,311,753
Singles
Career record239-178 (57.3%)
Career titles2 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 56 (18 January 2016)
Current rankingNo. 87 (16 September 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2016, 2017, 2018)
French Open1R (2016, 2017)
Wimbledon1R (2016, 2017)
US Open2R (2017)
Doubles
Career record128-118 (52.0%)
Career titles2 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 43 (31 July 2017)
Current rankingNo. 86 (12 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2017)
French Open2R (2016, 2017, 2018)
Wimbledon1R (2016)
US Open3R (2016, 2018)
Last updated on: 17 August 2019.

Nao Hibino ( , Hibino Nao, born 28 November 1994) is a Japanese tennis player. On 18 January 2016, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 56. On 31 July 2017, she peaked at No. 43 in the doubles rankings. In 2015, she won her first WTA Tour title at the Tashkent Open.

Career

2014

Hibino made her WTA main-draw debut at the Japan Women's Open, in the doubles event where she partnered Riko Sawayanagi. They lost in the first round to Yurika Sema and Erika Sema. Prior to her main-draw debut she had won four singles and two doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. In 2015, she made her Grand Slam debut at the US Open where she defeated Anna Tatishvili in the first qualifying round.

2015

In 2015, Hibino reached the final of the Fukuoka International Women's Cup where she lost to Kristýna Plí?ková. The following week she won the Kurume Best Amenity Cup, defeating Eri Hozumi in the final, 6-3, 6-1. Hibino made her debut at Wimbledon, defeating Ayumi Morita in the first qualifying round before losing to Anna Tatishvili. Her second $50,000 title came at the Stockton Challenge, defeating Belgian An-Sophie Mestach in the final. This was Hibino's first singles title outside Japan. Her rise continued when she continued her good results at the Gold River Challenge and the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, reaching the semifinals and winning the title, respectively. At the US Open, Hibino reached the final qualifying round, defeating Tereza Martincová and Eri Hozumi before losing to Kateryna Bondarenko.

At the Japan Open, Hibino won her first singles WTA main-draw match defeating Hiroko Kuwata in three sets, before she lost to Madison Brengle. Her success on the WTA Tour continued when she won her first WTA title at the Tashkent Open without dropping a set. Her wins were over Anhelina Kalinina, Kateryna Kozlova, Bojana Jovanovski and Donna Veki? in the final. This title gave Hibino a career-high ranking, breaking into the top 100 for the first time in her career.

WTA Tour finals

Singles: 5 (2 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Premier (0-0)
International (2-3)
Finals by surface
Hard (2-3)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Oct 2015 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard Croatia Donna Veki? 6-2, 6-2
Loss 1-1 Oct 2016 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard Czech Republic Kristýna Plí?ková 3-6, 6-2, 3-6
Loss 1-2 Mar 2017 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur International Hard Australia Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 2-6
Loss 1-3 Jul 2017 Jiangxi Open, Nanchang, China International Hard China Peng Shuai 3-6, 2-6
Win 2-3 Sep 2019 Japan Women's Open, Hiroshima International Hard Japan Misaki Doi 6-3, 6-2

Doubles: 5 (2 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Tour Championships (0-0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Premier (0-0)
International (2-3)
Finals by surface
Hard (2-3)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Apr 2017 Monterrey Open, Mexico International Hard Poland Alicja Rosolska Slovenia Dalila Jakupovic
Ukraine Nadiia Kichenok
6-2, 7-6(4)
Loss 1-1 Sep 2017 Tashkent Open, Uzbekistan International Hard Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova Hungary Tímea Babos
Czech Republic Andrea Hlavackova
5-7, 4-6
Loss 1-2 Feb 2018 Taiwan Open, Taipei International Hard (i) Georgia (country) Oksana Kalashnikova China Duan Yingying
China Wang Yafan
6-7(4), 6-7(5)
Win 2-2 Sep 2019 Japan Women's Open, Hiroshima International Hard Japan Misaki Doi United States Christina McHale
Russia Valeria Savinykh
3-6, 6-4, [10-4]
Loss 2-3 Oct 2019 Tianjin Open, China International Hard Japan Miyu Kato Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Ena Shibahara
3-6, 5-7

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 12 (8 titles, 4 runner-ups)

$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000 / $60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (5-3)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (2-1)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Jun 2012 ITF Tokyo, Japan 10,000 Hard Japan Mari Tanaka 6-0, 6-2
Win 2-0 Jun 2012 ITF Mie, Japan 10,000 Grass Japan Yurina Koshino 6-2, 0-6, 6-3
Win 3-0 Sep 2012 ITF Kyoto, Japan 10,000 Carpet (i) Japan Yuuki Tanaka 6-4, 2-6, 6-2
Win 4-0 Sep 2013 ITF Tsukuba, Japan 25,000 Hard Japan Erika Sema 6-4, 7-6(2)
Loss 4-1 Jun 2014 ITF Fergana, Uzbekistan 25,000 Hard Uzbekistan Nigina Abduraimova 3-6, 4-6
Loss 4-2 May 2015 ITF Fukuoka, Japan 50,000 Grass Czech Republic Kristýna Plí?ková 5-7, 4-6
Win 5-2 May 2015 ITF Kurume, Japan 50,000 Grass Japan Eri Hozumi 6-3, 6-1
Win 6-2 Jul 2015 ITF Stockton, USA 50,000 Hard Belgium An-Sophie Mestach 6-1, 7-6(6)
Win 7-2 Aug 2015 ITF Lexington, USA 50,000 Hard United States Samantha Crawford 6-2, 6-1
Loss 7-3 Nov 2015 ITF Tokyo, Japan 100,000 Hard China Zhang Shuai 4-6, 1-6
Loss 7-4 Oct 2017 ITF Liuzhou, China 60,000 Hard China Wang Yafan 6-3, 4-6, 3-3 ret.
Win 8-4 Jul 2018 ITF Honolulu, USA 60,000 Hard United States Jessica Pegula 6-0, 6-2

Doubles: 12 (7 titles, 5 runner-ups)

$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (6-5)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Sep 2012 ITF Kyoto, Japan 10,000 Carpet (i) Japan Emi Mutaguchi Japan Miyu Kato
Japan Misaki Mori
6-4, 6-3
Loss 1-1 May 2013 ITF Gifu, Japan 50,000 Hard Japan Riko Sawayanagi Thailand Luksika Kumkhum
Japan Erika Sema
4-6, 3-6
Win 2-1 May 2013 ITF Goyang, South Korea 25,000 Hard Japan Akiko Omae South Korea Yoo Mi
South Korea Han Na-lae
6-4, 6-4
Loss 2-2 Jun 2014 ITF Fergana, Uzbekistan 25,000 Hard India Prarthana Thombare Japan Hiroko Kuwata
Japan Mari Tanaka
1-6, 4-6
Win 3-2 Apr 2015 ITF Bangkok, Thailand 15,000 Hard Japan Miyu Kato Japan Miyabi Inoue
Japan Akiko Omae
6-4, 6-2
Loss 3-3 Apr 2015 ITF Ahmedabad, India 25,000 Hard India Prarthana Thombare Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk
3-6, 6-2, [10-12]
Loss 3-4 Jul 2015 ITF Sacramento, USA 50,000 Hard Canada Rosie Johanson United States Ashley Weinhold
United States Caitlin Whoriskey
4-6, 6-3, [12-14]
Win 4-4 Aug 2015 ITF Lexington, USA 50,000 Hard United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith Thailand Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6-2, 6-2
Win 5-4 Oct 2016 ITF Poitiers, France 100,000 Hard (i) Poland Alicja Rosolska Romania Alexandra Cadan?u
Germany Nicola Geuer
6-0, 6-0
Loss 5-5 Mar 2018 ITF Zhuhai, China 60,000 Hard Montenegro Danka Kovini? Russia Anna Blinkova
Netherlands Lesley Kerkhove
5-7, 4-6
Win 6-5 Oct 2018 ITF Suzhou, China 100,000 Hard Japan Misaki Doi Thailand Luksika Kumkhum
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6-2, 6-3
Win 7-5 Aug 2019 ITF Vancouver, Canada 100,000 Hard Japan Miyu Kato United Kingdom Naomi Broady
New Zealand Erin Routliffe
6-2, 6-2

Performance timelines

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A P Z# PO G F-S SF-B NMS NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games are included in Win-Loss records.

This table is current through the 2019 China Open.

Tournament 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W-L Win %
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Australian Open 1R 1R 1R Q1 0 / 3 0-3 0%
French Open 1R 1R Q1 Q3 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Wimbledon 1R 1R A Q1 0 / 2 0-2 0%
US Open 1R 2R Q2 Q2 0 / 2 1-2 33%
Win-Loss 0-4 1-4 0-1 0-0 0 / 9 1-9 10%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open 1R Q2 A 1R 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Miami Open 1R Q1 A 1R 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Madrid Open A Q1 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
China Open A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Premier 5 tournaments
Doha / Dubai Open 2R Q1 A A 0 / 1 1-1 50%
Italian Open A Q2 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Canadian Open 1R Q1 A Q2 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Cincinnati Open Q1 A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wuhan Open A A A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 


References

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