Zhao Yijing
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Zhao Yijing
Zhao Yijing
Full nameZhao Yijing
Native name
Country (sports) China
ResidenceLiaoning, China
Born (1989-02-07) 7 February 1989 (age 32)
Turned pro2004
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$63,439
Career record142-95
Career titles0 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 244 (11 June 2012)
Career record97-70
Career titles9 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 222 (9 July 2012)

Zhao Yijing (Chinese: ; pinyin: Zhào Y?jìng; Mandarin pronunciation: [âu í t?î?]; born 7 February 1989) is a Chinese former tennis player.

On 11 June 2012, she reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of world No. 244. On 9 July 2012, she peaked at No. 222 in the doubles rankings. Zhao won four singles and nine doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.


Zhao was accepted as a wild card into the qualifying of the 2011 Guangzhou International Women's Open, where she defeated eighth seed Hsu Wen-hsin and second seed M?d?lina Gojnea. In the main draw, she defeated Misaki Doi in the first round, 6-4, 6-3. This was her first WTA main-draw appearance. In the second round she lost to Tetiana Luzhanska in three sets. After this performance, she rose 92 ranks to 345. She then also reached the final of a $10k event, losing to Luksika Kumkhum, leaving her end of year ranking at 318, an increase of 538 ranks from 2010.

In 2012, Zhao started off the year playing ITF events in China, losing in the first round of the Blossom Cup, then moving on to win both the singles and doubles in Pingguo.

ITF Circuit finals

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 6 (4-2)

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. 13 May 2006 ITF New Delhi, India Hard India Sandhya Nagaraj 6-4, 4-6, 7-5
Win 2. 20 May 2006 ITF New Delhi, India Hard China Song Shanshan 6-2, 6-2
Winner 3. 1 September 2007 ITF Saitama, Japan Hard Japan Mari Tanaka 6-4, 6-3
Loss 1. 13 September 2007 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard Australia Sophie Ferguson 6-2, 6-4
Loss 2. 20 November 2011 ITF Manila, Philippines Hard Thailand Luksika Kumkhum 4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Win 4. 15 January 2012 ITF Pingguo, China Hard Japan Erika Takao 6-2, 6-4

Doubles: 17 (9-8)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. May 2006 New Delhi, India Hard China Song Shanshan India Rushmi Chakravarthi
India Archana Venkataraman
6-3, 6-4
Runner-up 1. May 2006 New Delhi, India Hard China Song Shanshan India Rushmi Chakravarthi
India Archana Venkataraman
6-7(5-7), 6-2, 6-4
Winner 2. Jul 2007 Miyazaki, Japan Carpet China Zhang Shuai Japan Natsumi Hamamura
Japan Ayaka Maekawa
6-4, 6-4
Winner 3. Aug 2007 Tokyo, Japan Carpet China Song Shanshan Japan Maiko Inoue
Japan Mari Inoue
6-3, 6-1
Runner-up 2. Oct 2007 Beijing, China Hard China Liang Chen China Ji Chunmei
China Sun Shengnan
6-2, 6-3
Runner-up 3. Jun 2008 Tokyo, Japan Hard China Liu Wanting Japan Maya Kato
Japan Miki Miyamura
6-4, 6-2
Winner 4. Apr 2010 Ningbo, China Hard China Liu Wanting China Lu Jiaxing
China Li Xi
6-0, 6-4
Winner 5. May 2011 Bangkok, Thailand Hard China Li Ting Indonesia Ayu-Fani Damayanti
Indonesia Lavinia Tananta
6-7(2-7), 6-4, 6-4
Winner 6. Jun 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard China Liang Chen Thailand Luksika Kumkhum
Thailand Napatsakorn Sankaew
1-6, 6-1, 7-5
Runner-up 4. Jun 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard China Liang Chen Japan Emi Mutaguchi
Japan Kotomi Takahata
4-6, 7-5, 6-4
Winner 7. Jul 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard China Liang Chen Japan Misa Eguchi
Japan Akiko Omae
6-3, 6-4
Winner 8. Jul 2011 Pattaya, Thailand Hard China Liang Chen Japan Yurina Koshino
Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai
6-1, 6-4
Runner-up 5. Oct 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Chinese Taipei Kao Shao-yuan Thailand Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk
4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 6. Nov 2011 Manila, Philippines Hard China Zheng Junyi Thailand Luksika Kumkhum
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
3-6, 0-6
Winner 9. Jan 2012 Pingguo, China Hard Chinese Taipei Kao Shao-yuan China Liang Chen
China Tian Ran
3-6, 7-6(7-3), [10-7]
Runner-up 7. Oct 2012 Suzhou, China Hard China Yang Zhaoxuan Switzerland Timea Bacsinszky
France Caroline Garcia
5-7, 3-6
Runner-up 8. Sep 2013 Sanya, China Hard China Yang Zhaoxuan China Sun Ziyue
China Xu Shilin
7-6(7-5), 3-6, [3-10]


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