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Yayuk Basuki

Indonesia

D.O.B.
Nov 30
1970
Height
5'4 3/4''
1.64 m
Weight
123 lbs.
56 kg
Plays
Right-handed
Status
Pro (Oct. 1990)
Biography
Started playing tennis at 7 years old...Coached by husband Hary Suharyadi beginning in May 1993...Married Hary Suharyadi on Jan. 31, 1994, in Yogyakarta, Java...Gave birth to first child, Yary Nara Sebrio Suharyadi, on Sept. 23, 1999...Father, Budi, is a retired police officer; has two older sisters, Atiek and Mamiek, and two older brothers, Sigit and Singgih...Graduated from the Ragunan Sport Centre, Jakarta in 1989; attended the Academy of Bank Management in Jakarta...Admired Jimmy Connors while growing up...Favorite athlete is swimmer Janet Evans...Likes roses, watching TV and reading novels.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (6 WTA Tour): 1994 - Beijing, Jakarta; 1993 - Pattaya City, Jakarta; 1992 - Kuala Lumpur; 1991 - Pattaya City, ITF/Jakarta-INA [Feb.]; 1990 - ITF/Jakarta-INA [Jan.], ITF/Jakarta-INA [Aug.]; 1989 - ITF/Bangkok-THA, ITF/Jakarta-INA [Aug.].
Finalist (2): 1997 - Birmingham; 1996 - Jakarta.

DOUBLES
Winner (9): 2001 - Dubai (w/Vis); 2000 - Pattaya City (w/Vis); 1997 - Los Angeles (w/Vis), Canadian Open (w/Vis); 1996 - Hobart (w/Nagatsuka), Strasbourg (w/Bradtke); 1994 - Surabaya (w/Tedjakusuma); 1993 - Sapporo (w/N. Miyagi), Taipei (w/Miyagi).
Finalist (8): 1998 - Strasbourg (w/Vis), Canadian Open (w/Vis); 1997 - Leipzig (w/Sukova), Moscow (w/Vis); 1994 - Japan Open (w/Miyagi), Pattaya City (w/Miyagi); 1992 - Tokyo [Nichirei] (w/Miyagi); 1991 - Nashville (w/Vis).

MIXED DOUBLES
Quarterfinalist (2): 1997 - Wimbledon (w/Nijssen); 1995 - Roland Garros (w/Thorne).

ADDITIONAL
Indonesian Fed Cup Team 1986, 1996, 2000-01. Indonesian Olympic Team 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000.
Career Review
1991 - Won first major title and became first Indonesian player to win a professional event at Pattaya City
1995 - Unseeded at Los Angeles, upset No. 7 seed MJ Fernandez, No. 9 Tauziat and No. 4 Davenport to reach SF before falling to eventual winner C. Martinez
1996 - At Eastbourne, as world No. 25, d. No. 8 Davenport to reach 3r; reached first Tier I tournament SF at Canadian Open, d. three seeds en route: No. 3 Majoli, No. 13 Frazier, and No. 16 Likhovtseva; win over world No. 4 Majoli was best-ever win
1997 - D. two Top 10 players and reached first Grand Slam QF at Wimbledon, helping her crack world's Top 20 in Sept.; upset Spirlea to reach Birmingham final; upset No. 4 seed Po to reach SF of Tokyo [Princess Cup], then held 7mp against No. 2 seed Sanchez-Vicario before losing; joined Million Dollar Club in career prize money earnings
1998 - At Australian Open, upset No. 14 seed Van Roost to reach 4r; strong grass court player: reached at least 3r at Wimbledon each year but one 1992-98; reached Birmingham SF (SF and finals were canceled due to rain)
2000 - After playing only the 1999 Australian Open in Jan. (reached QF in doubles) and giving birth in Sept. 1999, returned to the WTA Tour in doubles one year later at Australian Open, and later won two ITF event doubles titles; returned to singles in March (Indian Wells qualifying); in second singles tournament (first main draw) since returning and first Grand Slam in a year-and-a-half, reached 3r at Wimbledon before falling to Capriati 76 60; capped return by winning doubles title at last event of year in Pattaya City, her first Tour doubles title in three years
2001 - W/Vis, captured second doubles title in three months at Dubai
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