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Yurika Sema
Yurika Sema
Yurika Sema2009.jpg
Country (sports) Japan
ResidenceTokyo, Japan
Born (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 33)
Tokyo, Japan
Turned pro2003
RetiredNovember 2015
PlaysLeft handed (double handed backhand)
Prize moneyUS$ 315,569
Singles
Career record338-267
Career titles0 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 142 (30 November 2009)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2014)
French OpenQ2 (2012)
WimbledonQ3 (2012)
US Open1R (2009)
Doubles
Career record215-179
Career titles0 WTA, 14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 150 (19 April 2010)
Fed Cup3-1

Yurika Sema ( , born December 25, 1986, in Nerima) is a former Japanese female tennis player.[1] She is the older sister of professional tennis player Erika Sema.

Yurika Sema, whose mother is Japanese and her father is French, achieved her career-high singles ranking of world No. 142 on 30 November 2009 and career-high doubles ranking of No. 150 on 19 April 2010.[2]

She announced that she played her last tournament at 90th All-Japan Championships in November 2015 before retirement.

ITF Circuit finals

Singles 16 (3-13)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. September 26, 2004 Hiroshima, Japan Grass Australia Emily Hewson 1-6, 6-7(6)
Winner 1. October 31, 2004 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Erika Takao 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-1
Runner-up 2. September 3, 2006 Guanzhou, China Hard China Sun Shengnan 2-6, 4-6
Runner-up 3. March 18, 2007 Perth, Australia Hard Australia Casey Dellacqua 2-6, 1-6
Runner-up 4. October 26, 2008 Port Pirie, Australia Hard United Kingdom Melanie South 3-6, 4-6
Runner-up 5. November 30, 2008 Perth, Australia Hard Australia Monika Wejnert 6-7(8), 5-7
Runner-up 6. March 8, 2009 Sydney, Australia Hard China Zhou Yimiao 3-6, 4-6
Winner 2. June 7, 2009 Komoro, Japan Clay Japan Kurumi Nara 6-3, 1-6, 6-4
Runner-up 7. July 19, 2009 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay Belgium Kirsten Flipkens 3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 8. March 7, 2010 Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Jarmila Gajdo?ová 3-6, 3-6
Winner 3. March 6, 2011 Sydney, Australia Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(2)
Runner-up 9. May 29, 2011 Changwon, Korea Hard South Africa Chanel Simmonds 2-6, 2-6
Runner-up 10. June 5, 2011 Gimcheon, Korea Hard South Korea Yoo Mi 3-6, 6-3, 1-6
Runner-up 11. October 17, 2011 Seoul, Korea Hard Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei 1-6, 0-6
Runner-up 12. March 25, 2013 Bundaberg, Australia Clay Australia Viktorija Rajicic 4-6, 3-6
Runner-up 13. September 14, 2013 Incheon, Korea Hard Japan Erika Sema 3-6, 4-6

Doubles 27 (14-13)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. September 29, 2006 Tokyo, Japan Hard Japan Mari Tanaka Latvia L?ga Dekmeijere
Japan Ayami Takase
6-7(3), 3-6
Runner-up 2. April 14, 2007 Jackson, United States Clay Japan Junri Namigata Czech Republic Eva Hrdinová
Czech Republic Michaela Pa?tiková
6-7(5), 6-7(3)
Winner 1. October 26, 2007 Traralgon, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema United States Courtney Nagle
United States Robin Stephenson
6-2, 6-2
Runner-up 3. May 18, 2008 Kurume, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
3-6, 6-2, [6-10]
Winner 2. May 24, 2008 Nagano, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Japan Ayaka Maekawa
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
6-3, 2-6, [10-7]
Winner 3. May 31, 2008 Gunma, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
6-4, 2-6, [10-7]
Runner-up 4. September 6, 2008 Tsukuba, Japan Hard Japan Maki Arai Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan
0-6, 4-6
Runner-up 5. October 17, 2008 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Japan Miki Miyamura South Africa Natalie Grandin
United States Robin Stephenson
4-6, 2-6
Runner-up 6. May 30, 2009 Gunma, Japan Carpet Japan Erika Sema Chinese Taipei Hsu Wen-hsin
Japan Mari Tanaka
3-6, 6-1, [7-10]
Runner-up 7. July 19, 2009 Zwevegem, Belgium Clay France Aurélie Védy Russia Elena Chalova
Croatia Darija Jurak
1-6, 4-6
Runner-up 8. August 2, 2009 Bad Saulgau, Germany Clay Croatia Darija Jurak Denmark Hanne Skak Jensen
Sweden Johanna Larsson
2-6, 3-6
Runner-up 9. October 9, 2009 Mount Gambier, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Olivia Rogowska
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
1-6, 7-5, [7-10]
Winner 4. October 16, 2009 Port Pirie, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Alenka Hubacek
Australia Bojana Bobusic
6-1, 7-5, [10-6]
Winner 5. September 19, 2010 Darwin, Australia Hard Japan Kumiko Iijima Australia Alenka Hubacek
Australia Tammi Patterson
6-4, 6-1
Winner 6. September 26, 2010 Alice Springs, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Alison Bai
Australia Emelyn Starr
7-5, 6-1
Runner-up 10. May 29, 2011 Changwon, Korea Hard Japan Erika Takao Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
China Zheng Saisai
2-6, 6-4, [9-11]
Runner-up 11. June 19, 2011 Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard Japan Natsumi Hamamura Japan Kanae Hisami
Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai
3-6, 2-6
Winner 7. July 10, 2011 Aschaffenburg, Germany Clay Turkey Pemra Özgen Czech Republic Hana Birnerová
Liechtenstein Stephanie Vogt
6-4, 7-6(5)
Winner 8. May 7, 2012 Tarakan, Indonesia Hard Japan Chiaki Okadaue Vietnam Hu?nh Phng ?ài Trang
South Korea Lee So-ra
6-4, 7-6(4)
Winner 9. July 2, 2012 Middelburg, Netherlands Clay Japan Junri Namigata Netherlands Bernice Van De Velde
Netherlands Angelique Van Der Meet
6-3, 6-1
Winner 10. February 18, 2013 Mildura, Australia Grass Russia Ksenia Lykina Australia Bojana Bobusic
United Kingdom Emily Webley-Smith
6-4, 6-2
Winner 11. May 31, 2013 Grado, Italy Clay China Zhou Yimiao Switzerland Viktorija Golubic
Latvia Di?na Marcink?vi?a
1-6, 7-5, [10-7]
Winner 12. June 7, 2013 Brescia, Italy Clay Australia Monique Adamczak Hungary Réka-Luca Jani
Russia Irina Khromacheva
6-4, 7-5
Winner 13. October 6, 2013 Perth, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Tammi Patterson
7-5, 6-1
Winner 14. October 27, 2013 Bendigo, Australia Hard Japan Erika Sema Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Olivia Rogowska
3-6, 6-2, [11-9]
Runner-up 12. 17 February 2014 New Delhi, India Hard Japan Erika Sema Thailand Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6-7, 3-6
Runner-up 13. 31 March 2014 Jackson, United States Clay Japan Erika Sema South Africa Chanel Simmonds
Slovenia Ma?a Zec Pe?kiri?
7-6, 3-6, [5-10]

References

  1. ^ - : (in Japanese). Archived from the original on February 14, 2009. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "ITF Tennis - Women's Circuit - Player Biography - SEMA, Yurika (JPN)". International Tennis Federation. Retrieved .

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