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Akiko Morigami (Japanese: 森上亜希子, born January 12, 1980 in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese former professional tennis player. She turned professional in 1998. On August 15, 2005, Morigami reached her career-high singles ranking: World No. 41.

Morigami has won 1 singles title in her career, defeating top-seed Marion Bartoli of France 6–1 6–3 in Prague in 2007. She has reached two other singles finals, both in Cincinnati (falling toPatty Schnyder in 2005, and losing to Anna Chakvetadze in 2007). In the 2006 French Open, she upset then-World No.3 Nadia Petrova in the first round.

Morigami retired after the 2009 HP Japan Women's Open in Osaka. In the first round she defeated qualifier Anastasia Rodionova 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 and in the second round she lost to the eventual champion Samantha Stosur 1-6, 2-6. This was her last professional WTA match.

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WTA career finals[edit]Edit

Singles (3) (1-2)[edit]Edit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tour Championships (0)
Tier I Event (0)
Tier II Event (0)
Tier III Event (0)
Tier IV Event (1)
ITF Circuit (7)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. July 24, 2005 [1]

Cincinnati, USA

Hard [2]

Patty Schnyder

4-6, 0-6
Winner 1. May 7, 2007 [3]

Prague, CZE

Clay [4]

Marion Bartoli

6–1 6–3
Runner-up 1. July 22, 2007 [5]

Cincinnati, USA

Hard [6]

Anna Chakvetadze

1-6, 3-6

Doubles (2) (1-1)[edit]Edit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tour Championships (0)
Tier I Event (0)
Tier II Event (0)
Tier III Event (0)
Tier IV Event (1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 1. 16-Feb-2003 [7]

Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States

Hard (i) [8]

Saori Obata

[9]

Alina Jidkova [10]Bryanne Stewart

6-1 6-1
Runner-up 1. 24 February 2007 [11]

Cellular South Cup, Memphis, United States

Hard (i) [12]

Jarmila Gajdošová

[13]

Nicole Pratt [14]Bryanne Stewart

5–7, 6–4, [5–10]

ITF career finals[edit]Edit

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. March 12, 2000 [15]

Warrnambool

Grass [16]

Mirielle Dittmann

6–4 5–7 6–1
Winner 2. March 26, 2000 [17]

Wodonga

Grass [18]

Mareze Joubert

6–1 6–1
Winner 3. October 14, 2001 [19]

Saga

Grass [20]

Nana Miyagi

6–4 7–5
Winner 4. October 28, 2001 [21]

Home Hill

Hard [22]

Mirielle Dittmann

0–6 6–4 6–1
Winner 5. April 27, 2003 [23]

Dothan

Clay [24]

Milagros Sequera

6–3 6–4
Winner 6. June 6, 2004 [25]

Surbiton

Grass [26]

Anna Chakvetadze

6–4 1–6 6–1
Winner 7. November 4, 2007 [27]

Taoyuan

Hard [28]

Yanina Wickmayer

6–4 7–6(5)
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