03 Jun 2011

Sema in double triumph

News Article

Erika Sema (JPN)

Currently at her WTA singles career high ranking of 172, Japan’s Erika Sema, 22, took both the singles and doubles titles last week in Niigata, Japan.

These titles, her first of 2011, saw her claim a seventh ITF Pro Circuit singles title from ten final appearances and a twelfth doubles title from twenty-two finals.

As top seed in both events, Sema recorded a 76(5) 64 win over the third seeded Sachie Ishizu, also from Japan to take the singles title and in the doubles event, teamed with Natsumi Hamamura, the title was won in another all-Japanese final with a comprehensive 61 62 win over the No. 2 seeds Akari Inoue & Ayumi Oka.