Who is Misaki Doi?

Misaki Doi is a professional tennis player. She was born on the 29th of April, 1991 on Oamishirasato, Chiba, Japan. Doi is a left-handed player and uses two-handed backhand for play. 30 is her highest WTA singles ranking. She reached this ranking on the 10th of October, 2016. 78 is her career-high point in doubles. She entered this ranking on the 6th of October, 2016. Muse Group is a sports marketing agency based in Tokyo. This group manages Misaki Doi. She was the finalist for two junior grand slam doubles namely:
• Wimbledon with Kurumi Nara in 2007
• Australia Open with Elena Bogdan in 2008

Misaki Doi

Early Life

During middle school, Misaki reached the semi-finals of 2004 as well as the 2006 All Japan Middle School Tennis Championships. Later, she joined the ITF Junior Circuit in 2006.

She scored the second position in the Japan Open Junior Championships in Nagoya. She had a very successful double partnership with age-mate Kurumi Nara. Together, they placed second in 2007 Wimbledon Championships. Furthermore, they were the only Japanese Women’s second pair to reach the finals of the event. Due to her massive successes, Doi became No. 3 in Japan’s under-18 tennis ranking in 2007. Furthermore, She was recognized as one of Japan’s rising stars in junior tennis.

Misaki Doi

Professional Career

Doi started her professional career in December of 2008. Primarily, Doi started her career focusing on Japanese tournaments. She made her tour debut in the HP Open. Furthermore, Misaki was seeded sixth in the women’s draw of All Japan Tennis Championships, 2009. She earned a place among the top 10 players in Japanese Tennis in 2009. Doi appeared in the qualifiers for the Australian Open in 2010. Furthermore, she also made appearances at several circuit tournaments.


Misaki Doi

Personal Information of Misaki Doi

Christian Zahalka is the coach of Doi since April of 2015. Doi prefers to play on hard courts and favours forehand and serve. Doi uses a Srixon racquet and ASICS shoes for playing. Furthermore, she admires players like Justine Henin and Shingo Kunieda. She enjoys listening to music and movies. Her fandom is named as “Doi Army”.