Seiko Okamoto
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Seiko Okamoto

Seiko Okamoto
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1978-03-14) 14 March 1978 (age 42)
Tokyo
Turned pro2000
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$207,531
Singles
Career record264-264
Career titles2 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 178 (16 January 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2008)
French OpenQ1 (2006)
WimbledonQ3 (2005)
US OpenQ2 (2005)
Doubles
Career record223-166
Career titles1 WTA, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 123 (1 November 2004)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2004, 2005)

Seiko Okamoto ( , Okamoto Seiko) (born 14 March 1978) is a former Japanese professional tennis player.

Okamoto took part in the 2006 Bangalore Open but lost in the first round of singles qualifying and the first round of doubles alongside Ry?ko Fuda. She has stated that her favorite surface to play on is hardcourt.

In her career, Okamoto won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, as well as two singles and 15 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

WTA career finals

Doubles: 1 (1-0)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
WTA Championships (0-0)
Tier I (0-0)
Tier II (0-0)
Tier III (0-0)
Tier IV & V (1-0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 16 January 2004 Hobart, Australia Hard Japan Shinobu Asagoe Belgium Els Callens
Austria Barbara Schett
2-6, 6-4, 6-3

ITF finals

$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles (2-8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 20 November 2000 K?fu, Japan Carpet Japan Keiko Taguchi 4-1, 1-3, 4-1
Runner-up 2. 22 July 2002 Incheon, South Korea Hard South Korea Kim Mi-ok 6-4, 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. 19 October 2003 Haibara, Japan Hard Japan Yuka Yoshida 1-6, 4-6
Runner-up 4. 13 May 2004 Beijing, China Hard China Li Na 4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 5. 27 February 2005 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan 3-6, 2-6
Runner-up 6. 28 May 2005 Nagano, Japan Carpet Japan Mayumi Yamamoto 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 7. 5 June 2005 Gunma, Japan Carpet Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 1-6, 2-6
Runner-up 8. 29 October 2006 Hamanako, Japan Carpet Japan Shiho Hisamatsu 2-6, 4-6
Winner 9. 15 April 2007 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Japan Erika Takao 6-1, 6-2
Runner-up 10. 21 October 2007 Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Akiko Yonemura 3-6, 4-6

Doubles (15-18)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 23 November 1998 Nagasaki, Japan Grass Japan Keiko Taguchi Japan Akiko Gunji
Japan Keiko Ishida
2-6, 2-6
Winner 2. 6 June 1999 Little Rock, United States Hard Japan Keiko Taguchi South Korea Chang Kyung-mi
South Korea Chae Kyung-yee
7-5, 6-2
Winner 3. 28 November 1999 K?fu, Japan Carpet Japan Keiko Taguchi Japan Remi Tezuka
Japan Maki Arai
7-6, 0-6, 7-5
Winner 4. 13 November 2000 Haibara, Japan Clay Japan Keiko Taguchi Japan Akiko Gunji
Japan Keiko Ishida
2-4, 4-0, 5-3, 3-5, 4-2
Winner 5. 20 November 2000 K?fu, Japan Carpet Japan Keiko Taguchi Japan Kumiko Iijima
Japan Maki Arai
3-5, 4-1, 5-4, 4-1
Winner 6. 3 September 2001 Kugayama, Japan Hard Japan Nami Urabe Australia Melissa Dowse
Australia Samantha Stosur
6-4, 2-6, 6-1
Runner-up 7. 26 September 2001 Kyoto, Japan Hard Japan Nami Urabe Australia Melissa Dowse
Australia Samantha Stosur
3-6, 6-3, 2-6
Runner-up 8. 10 February 2002 Faro, Portugal Hard Japan Satomi Kinjo Japan Remi Tezuka
Japan Maki Arai
5-7, 7-6, 2-6
Winner 9. 30 June 2002 Lachine, Canada Hard Japan Shizu Katsumi United States Adria Engel
United States Kristina Kraszewski
W/O
Winner 10. 21 July 2002 Seoul, South Korea Hard Japan Maki Arai South Korea Chae Kyung-yee
South Korea Chang Kyung-mi
6-3, 5-7, 6-4
Runner-up 11. 20 April 2003 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Japan Shiho Hisamatsu South Korea Choi Jin-young
South Korea Kim Mi-ok
1-6, 2-6
Winner 12. 1 June 2003 Houston, United States Hard (i) Japan Remi Tezuka Republic of Ireland Yvonne Doyle
South Africa Nicole Rencken
5-7, 6-4, 6-3
Runner-up 13. 2 November 2003 Beijing, China Hard South Korea Jeon Mi-ra China Yang Shujing
China Yu Ying
4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 14. 10 May 2004 Karuizawa, Japan Carpet Japan Ry?ko Fuda Japan Rika Fujiwara
South Korea Jeon Mi-ra
2-6, 6-2, 6-7
Winner 15. 11 July 2004 College Park, United States Hard Japan Shiho Hisamatsu Belarus Natallia Dziamidzenka
United States Kaysie Smashey
7-6(5), 6-2
Runner-up 16. 21 February 2005 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard Japan Ry?ko Fuda Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
3-6, 2-6
Winner 17. 1 May 2005 Hamanako, Japan Hard Japan Ry?ko Fuda Japan Shiho Hisamatsu
Japan Ayami Takase
7-5, 6-4
Runner-up 18. 8 May 2005 Gifu, Japan Carpet Japan Ry?ko Fuda Japan Rika Fujiwara
Japan Saori Obata
1-6, 2-6
Winner 19. 14 May 2005 Fukuoka, Japan Carpet Japan Ry?ko Fuda Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
6-2, 7-6
Winner 20. 22 May 2005 Changwon, South Korea Hard Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
6-2, 7-5
Runner-up 21. 23 October 2005 Makinohara, Japan Carpet Japan Ayami Takase Japan Ryoko Takemura
Japan Tomoko Yonemura
4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 22. 6 November 2005 Busan, Korea Hard Japan Ayami Takase Russia Julia Efremova
Indonesia Wynne Prakusya
4-6, 7-6(6), 1-6
Runner-up 23. 11 April 2006 Jackson, United States Clay Japan Ayami Takase Russia Maria Kondratieva
France Sophie Lefèvre
0-6, 3-6
Runner-up 24. 9 July 2006 Nagoya, Japan Hard Japan Ayami Takase Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Japan Shiho Hisamatsu
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 25. 16 July 2006 Miyazaki, Japan Hard Japan Ayami Takase Japan Maki Arai
Japan Kumiko Iijima
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 26. 23 July 2006 Kurume, Japan Carpet Japan Ayami Takase Chinese Taipei Latisha Chan
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
w/o
Runner-up 27. 28 October 2006 Hamanako, Japan Carpet Japan Maki Arai Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
6-7(2), 5-7
Winner 28. 5 November 2006 Sutama, Japan Clay Japan Maki Arai Japan Ryoko Takemura
Japan Mari Tanaka
6-2, 6-3
Winner 29. 19 February 2007 Clearwater, United States Hard Japan Ry?ko Fuda Bosnia and Herzegovina Mervana Jugi?-Salki?
Italy Antonella Serra Zanetti
5-7, 6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 30. 9 April 2007 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Japan Kumiko Iijima China Han Xinyun
China Hao Jie
2-6, 6-1, 3-6
Runner-up 31. 6 May 2007 Gifu, Japan Carpet Japan Kumiko Iijima Japan Ayumi Morita
Japan Ai Sugiyama
1-6, 6-3, 0-6
Runner-up 32. 18 February 2008 Clearwater, United States Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei United Kingdom Anna Fitzpatrick
Montenegro Ana Veselinovi?
2-6, 6-3, [6-10]
Winner 33. 26 March 2010 Kofu, Japan Hard Japan Maki Arai Japan Shiho Hisamatsu
Japan Maiko Inoue
6-4, 6-4

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