Erika Takao

Erika Takao (高雄恵利加, Takao Erika, born 12 October 1987) is a retired Japanesetennis player.

Japanese tennis player

Erika Takao
Country (sports)  Japan
Residence Japan
Born (1987-10-12) 12 October 1987 (age 34)
Narashino
Retired 2013
Plays Right-handed (double-handed backhand)
Prize money $147,913
Singles
Career record 230–165
Career titles 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 128 (6 November 2006)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2007)
French Open Q1 (2007)
Wimbledon Q2 (2007)
US Open Q1 (2007)
Doubles
Career record 55–57
Career titles 2 ITF
Highest ranking No. 270 (31 October 2011)

On 6 November 2006, she reached her career-high WTA singles ranking of No. 128. On 31 October 2011, she also reached her highest doubles ranking of No. 270.

In 2013, after Japanese national championships, and after ten years playing on the ITF Women’s Circuit, Takao announced her retirement.

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$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 31 October 2004 Tokyo, Japan Hard Yurika Sema 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 0–6
Runner-up 2. 24 April 2005 Yamaguchi, Japan Clay Lauren Breadmore 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 3. 24 July 2005 Kurume, Japan Grass Hsieh Su-wei 2–6, 3–6
Runner-up 4. 25 September 2005 Ibaraki, Japan Hard Petra Cetkovská 6–2, 5–7, 3–6
Winner 1. 7 May 2006 Gifu, Japan Carpet Aiko Nakamura 6–1, 5–7, 6–1
Winner 2. 9 July 2006 Nagoya, Japan Hard Shiho Hisamatsu 4–6, 6–2, 6–0
Winner 3. 16 July 2006 Miyazaki, Japan Carpet Tomoko Yonemura 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 5. 6 August 2006 Tokachi, Japan Carpet Ayumi Morita 3–6, 6–4, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 6. 22 October 2006 Makinohara, Japan Carpet Chuang Chia-jung 0–6, 4–6
Runner-up 7. 15 April 2007 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard Seiko Okamoto 1–6, 2–6
Runner-up 8. 22 July 2007 Kurume, Japan Grass Ayumi Morita 1–6, 1–3 ret.
Winner 4. 25 May 2008 Nagano, Japan Carpet Lee Jin-a 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 9. 14 June 2009 Tokyo, Japan Hard Erika Sema 4–6, 0–6
Runner-up 10. 13 June 2010 Tokyo, Japan Hard Shuko Aoyama 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Runner-up 11. 15 January 2012 Pingguo, China Hard Zhao Yijing 2–6, 4–6

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