Famous Japanese Tennis Players

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Naomi Osaka
(Japanese Professional Tennis Player and First Asian Player to Hold the Top Ranking in Singles)
Naomi Osaka
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Birthdate: October 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka made history by being the first player of Asian origin to hold the world number one rank in singles. Osaka made headlines when in 2021, she withdrew from the French Open after refusing to be part of a press conference to protect her mental health.

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Kei Nishikori
(Japanese Professional Tennis Player)
Kei Nishikori
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Birthdate: December 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Matsue, Shimane, Japan

Kei Nishikori scripted history when he became the first male Japanese tennis player to make it to the top 40 of the ATP rankings, the second to be in the singles top 5, and the first to make it to a Grand Slam final. He has also won an Olympic bronze.

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Mari Osaka
(Retired Japanese Tennis Player and Fashion Designer)
Mari Osaka
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Birthdate: April 3, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Osaka, Osaka, Japan

Mari Osaka is a Japanese tennis player. In 2014, she made her WTA Tour debut at the Bank of the West Classic, partnering with Marina Shamayko in the doubles event. A few years later, she made her WTA Tour singles debut at the 2019 Miami Open. Her sister, Naomi Osaka, is also a tennis player.

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Taro Daniel
(Tennis player)
Taro Daniel
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Birthdate: January 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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Yoshihito Nishioka
(Tennis Player)
Yoshihito Nishioka
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Birthdate: September 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tsu, Japan
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Ben McLachlan
(Tennis Player)
Ben McLachlan
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Birthdate: May 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queenstown, New Zealand
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Misaki Doi
(Tennis player who won the BGL Luxembourg Open in October 2015)
Misaki Doi
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Birthdate: April 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ōamishirasato, Japan
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Yūichi Sugita
(Tennis Player)
Yūichi Sugita
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Birthdate: September 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
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Ai Sugiyama
(Japanese Tennis Player)
Ai Sugiyama
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Birthdate: July 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
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Kimiko Date
(Tennis player)
Kimiko Date
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Birthdate: September 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
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Nao Hibino
(Tennis Player)
Nao Hibino
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Birthdate: November 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ichinomiya, Aichi, Japan
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Shuko Aoyama
(Tennis player)
Shuko Aoyama
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Birthdate: December 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Osaka, Japan
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Jiro Sato
(Tennis player)
Jiro Sato
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Birthdate: January 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gunma, Japan
Died: April 5, 1934
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Anastasia Malhotra
(Tennis player)
Anastasia Malhotra
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Birthdate: December 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gifu, Japan
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Erika Sema
(Tennis player)
Erika Sema
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Birthdate: November 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan