Miyu Kato is a professional tennis player from Kyoto, Japan. She has a career-high doubles ranking of Number 30, which she reached on January 20, 2017. She has three doubles titles and she has also made it to the semifinals of the 2017 Australian Open women’s doubles event.

Player Profile

Miyu Kato (加藤 未唯) was born on November 21, 1994, in Kyoto, Japan. She continues to reside in Kyoto. Kato stands 156 cm tall and her weight was last listed at 156 cm tall, with a weight of 64 kg. She plays right-handed and has a two-handed backhand.

Height / weight 1.56 m / 49 kg
Born 21 Nov 1994
Nationality Japan Japan
Playing Style Right Handed

She started playing tennis when she was eight years old. Growing up, she was a fan of Justine Jenin and Roger Federer. She enjoys playing on the hardcourt best and is coached by Adam Lownsbrough. Since she turned pro, he has earned a little over US$1 Million in prize money.


Kato turned pro in 2017. She is a doubles specialist and has fared better in women’s doubles than she did in singles events. In 2017, she made it to the semifinals of the Australian Open.

In 2023, she made it as far as the third round of the French Open before she and her teammate were disqualified for accidentally hitting a ball girl. In the same event, she made it through the semifinals of the mixed doubles.

In the majors, she made it to the quarterfinals of the Dubai/Qatar Open. In 2023, she was also in the doubles women’s semifinals at the Indian Wells Open.

Career Record


  • Highest Singles Ranking: 31 (May 29,2023)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 30 (Jan 30,2017)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - Q1 (2016)
  • French Open - 1R (2017)
  • Wimbledon - Q2 (2017)
  • US Open - Q1 (2015)


Career Titles: 3

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 122(January 15, 2018)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 410 (May29, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - SF (2017)
  • French Open - 3R (2023)
  • Wimbledon - 2R (2016)
  • US Open - 3R (2016)

Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • French Open - SF (2023)

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