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Pennetta takes first-rounder in Bali

Pennetta takes first-rounder in Bali

BALI, Indonesia, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Flavia Pennetta was a straight-set winner Tuesday in first-round play at the $225,000 Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic in Indonesia.

Vaidisova, Bondarenko avoid DFS upsets

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 12 (UPI) -- Nicola Vaidisova and Alona Bondarenko both came from behind Thursday in third-round play at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.
Upset bug bites Bartoli again

Upset bug bites Bartoli again

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 11 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marion Bartoli was one of four seeded players losing matches Wednesday at the $200,000 DFS Classic tennis tournament in England.

France's Rezai a first-round winner

BIRMINGHAM, England, June 9 (UPI) -- Aravane Rezai of France was among Monday's opening-round winners at the Wimbledon tuneup DFS Classic.
Kuznetsova, rain win at French Open

Kuznetsova, rain win at French Open

PARIS, May 27 (UPI) -- No. 4-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova posted a win Tuesday in the women's half of the French Open, where rain again forced postponement of dozens of matches.
Dementieva keeps on Istanbul win track

Dementieva keeps on Istanbul win track

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 21 (UPI) -- Elena Dementieva opened defense of her Istanbul Cup tournament title with a straight-set victory Wednesday.
Arvidsson a first-round loser in Turkey

Arvidsson a first-round loser in Turkey

ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 19 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Sofia Arvidsson was upset in straight sets Monday in first-round play of the $200,000 Istanbul Cup.

Russians advance in Indian Wells tennis

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 17 (UPI) -- Third-round winners in the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Calif., Sunday included Russians Maria Sharapova and Svetlana Kuznetsova.
S. Williams makes Bangalore quarterfinals

S. Williams makes Bangalore quarterfinals

BANGALORE, India, March 5 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Serena Williams breezed through a second-round match Wednesday at the $600,000 Bangalore Open tennis tournament in India.
Bammer wins first-rounder in India

Bammer wins first-rounder in India

BANGALORE, India, March 3 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded Sybille Bammer rallied for a first-round victory Monday in opening-day play at the $600,000 Bangalore Open tennis tournament in India.
Morigami cashes in on late entry

Morigami cashes in on late entry

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Akiko Morigami, a last-minute substitute for Maria Sharapova, collected a first-round win Tuesday at the $1.5 million Dubai Tennis Championships.
Mauresmo, Peer advance in Qatar

Mauresmo, Peer advance in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Amelie Mauresmo and Shahar Peer each collected straight-set victories Monday in the first round of the $2.5 million Qatar Total Open tennis tournament.
Jankovic escapes upset at Australian Open

Jankovic escapes upset at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Jelena Jankovic fought off several match points before claiming a tough first-round victory Monday at the Australian Open.
Tough half of Australian draw for Henin

Tough half of Australian draw for Henin

MELBOURNE, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- World No. 1 women's tennis player Justine Henin found herself in a tough draw for the 2008 Australian Open, which opens Monday.
Federer, Henin No. 1 at Australian Open

Federer, Henin No. 1 at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Roger Federer and Justine Henin were installed as the No. 1 seeds for the 2008 Australian Open, which begins Monday in Melbourne.
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Aiko Nakamura
Aiko Nakamura of Japan reacts as she looses a point to ninth-seeded Nadia Petrova during first round action at the US Open on August 31, 2005 in New York City. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
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Infobox last updated on: 6 October 2008.

Aiko Nakamura (中村藍子, Nakamura Aiko?, born 28 December 1983 in Osaka), is a female Japanese tennis player. She is the second-highest WTA-ranked Japanese singles tennis player, at 107 (21 July 2008), after Ai Sugiyama.

Like her role-model Monica Seles, she has a double-handed forehand and backhand, but serves right-handed. She has won two ITF singles and two ITF doubles titles. In 2006, she made it to the final at the Japan Open in Tokyo, where she lost to Marion Bartoli of France 2–6, 6–2, 6–2.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Aiko Nakamura."
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