Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships Past Champions

Mens Singles Past Winners

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2015 Stan Wawrinka Benoît Paire 6–2, 6–4
2014 Kei Nishikori Milos Raonic 7–6(7–5), 4–6, 6–4
2013 Juan Martín del Potro Milos Raonic 7–6(7–5), 7–5
2012 Kei Nishikori Milos Raonic 7–6(7–5), 3–6, 6–0
2011 Andy Murray Rafael Nadal 3–6, 6–2, 6–0
2010 Rafael Nadal Gaël Monfils 6–1, 7–5
2009 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Mikhail Youzhny 6–3, 6–3
2008 Tomáš Berdych Juan Martín del Potro 6–1, 6–4
2007 David Ferrer Richard Gasquet 6–1, 6–2
2006 Roger Federer Tim Henman 6–3, 6–3
2005 Wesley Moodie Mario Ančić 1–6, 7–6(7), 6–4
2004 Jiří Novák Taylor Dent 5–7, 6–1, 6–3
2003 Rainer Schüttler Sébastien Grosjean 7–6(5), 6–2
2002 Kenneth Carlsen Magnus Norman 7–6(6), 6–3
2001 Lleyton Hewitt Michel Kratochvil 6–4, 6–2
2000 Sjeng Schalken Nicolás Lapentti 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
1999 Nicolas Kiefer Wayne Ferreira 7–6(5), 7–5
1998 Andrei Pavel Byron Black 6–3, 6–4
1997 Richard Krajicek Lionel Roux 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
1996 Pete Sampras Richey Reneberg 6–4, 7–5
1995 Jim Courier Andre Agassi 6–4, 6–3
1994 Pete Sampras Michael Chang 6–4, 6–2
1993 Pete Sampras Brad Gilbert 6–2, 6–2, 6–2
1992 Jim Courier Richard Krajicek 6–4, 6–4, 7–6
1991 Stefan Edberg Ivan Lendl 6–1, 7–5, 6–0
1990 Stefan Edberg Aaron Krickstein 6–4, 7–5
1989 Stefan Edberg Ivan Lendl 6–3, 2–6, 6–4
1988 John McEnroe Stefan Edberg 6–2, 6–2
1987 Stefan Edberg David Pate 7–6, 6–4
1986 Ramesh Krishnan Johan Carlsson 6–3, 6–1
1985 Scott Davis Jimmy Arias 6–1, 7–6
1984 David Pate Terry Moor 6–3, 7–5
1983 Eliot Teltscher Andrés Gómez 7–5, 3–6, 6–1
1982 Jimmy Arias Dominique Bedel 6–2, 2–6, 6–4
1981 Balázs Taróczy Eliot Teltscher 6–3, 1–6, 7–6
1980 Ivan Lendl Eliot Teltscher 3–6, 6–4, 6–0
1979 Terry Moor Pat Du Pré 3–6, 7–6, 6–2
1978 Adriano Panatta Pat Du Pré 6–3, 6–3
1977 Manuel Orantes Kim Warwick 6–2, 6–1
1976 Roscoe Tanner Corrado Barazzutti 6–3, 6–2
1975 Raúl Ramírez Manuel Orantes 6–4, 7–5, 6–3
1974 Rod Laver Ken Rosewall 5–7, 6–2, 6–0
1973 Ken Rosewall John Newcombe 6–1, 6–4
1972 Toshiro Sakai Jun Kuki 6–3, 6–3

Mens Doubles Past Winners

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1973 Mal Anderson
Ken Rosewall
Colin Dibley
Allan Stone
7–5, 7–5
1974 WEA - not completed
1975 Brian Gottfried
Raúl Ramírez
Juan Gisbert Sr.
Manuel Orantes
7–6, 6–4
1976 Bob Carmichael
Ken Rosewall
Ismail El Shafei
Brian Fairlie
6–4, 6–4
1977 Geoff Masters
Kim Warwick
Colin Dibley
Chris Kachel
6–2, 7–6
1978 Ross Case
Geoff Masters
Željko Franulović
Buster Mottram
6–2, 4–6, 6–1
1979 Colin Dibley
Pat Du Pré
Rod Frawley
Francisco González
3–6, 6–1, 6–1
1980 Ross Case
Jaime Fillol
Terry Moor
Eliot Teltscher
6–3, 3–6, 6–4
1981 Heinz Günthardt
Balázs Taróczy
Larry Stefanki
Robert Van't Hof
3–6, 6–2, 6–1
1982 Sherwood Stewart
Ferdi Taygan
Tim Gullikson
Tom Gullikson
6–1, 3–6, 7–6
1983 Sammy Giammalva Jr.
Steve Meister
Tim Gullikson
Tom Gullikson
6–4, 6–7, 7–6
1984 David Dowlen
Nduka Odizor
Mark Dickson
Steve Meister
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
1985 Scott Davis
David Pate
Sammy Giammalva Jr.
Greg Holmes
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
1986 Matt Anger
Ken Flach
Jimmy Arias
Greg Holmes
6–2, 6–3
1987 Paul Annacone
Kevin Curren
Andrés Gómez
Anders Järryd
6–4, 7–6
1988 John Fitzgerald
Johan Kriek
Steve Denton
David Pate
6–4, 6–7, 6–4
1989 Ken Flach
Robert Seguso
Kevin Curren
David Pate
7–6, 7–6
1990 Mark Kratzmann
Wally Masur
Kent Kinnear
Brad Pearce
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
1991 Stefan Edberg
Todd Woodbridge
John Fitzgerald
Anders Järryd
6–4, 5–7, 6–4
1992 Kelly Jones
Rick Leach
John Fitzgerald
Anders Järryd
0–6, 7–5, 6–3
1993 Ken Flach
Rick Leach
Glenn Michibata
David Pate
2–6, 6–3, 6–4
1994 Henrik Holm
Anders Järryd
Sébastien Lareau
Patrick McEnroe
7–5, 6–1
1995 Mark Knowles
Jonathan Stark
John Fitzgerald
Anders Järryd
6–3, 3–6, 7–6
1996 Todd Woodbridge
Mark Woodforde
Mark Knowles
Rick Leach
6–2, 6–3
1997 Martin Damm
Daniel Vacek
Justin Gimelstob
Patrick Rafter
2–6, 6–2, 7–6
1998 Sébastien Lareau
Daniel Nestor
Olivier Delaître
Stefano Pescosolido
6–3, 6–4
1999 Jeff Tarango
Daniel Vacek
Wayne Black
Brian MacPhie
4–3, RET.
2000 Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes
Michael Hill
Jeff Tarango
6–4, 6–7, 6–3
2001 Rick Leach
David Macpherson
Paul Hanley
Nathan Healey
1–6, 7–6, 7–6
2002 Jeff Coetzee
Chris Haggard
Jan-Michael Gambill
Graydon Oliver
7–6, 6–4
2003 Justin Gimelstob
Nicolas Kiefer
Scott Humphries
Mark Merklein
6–7, 6–3, 7–6
2004 Jared Palmer
Pavel Vízner
Jiří Novák
Petr Pála
5–1, RET.
2005 Satoshi Iwabuchi
Takao Suzuki
Simon Aspelin
Todd Perry
5–4, 5–4
2006 Ashley Fisher
Tripp Phillips
Paul Goldstein
Jim Thomas
6–2, 7–5
2007 Jordan Kerr
Robert Lindstedt
Frank Dancevic
Stephen Huss
6–4, 6–4
2008 Mikhail Youzhny
Mischa Zverev
Lukáš Dlouhý
Leander Paes
6–3, 6–4
2009 Julian Knowle
Jürgen Melzer
Ross Hutchins
Jordan Kerr
6–2, 5–7, [10–8]
2010 Eric Butorac
Jean-Julien Rojer
Andreas Seppi
Dmitry Tursunov
6–3, 6–2
2011 Andy Murray
Jamie Murray
František Čermák
Filip Polášek
6–1, 6–4
2012 Alexander Peya
Bruno Soares
Leander Paes
Radek Štěpánek
6–3, 7-6(7-5)
2013 Rohan Bopanna
Édouard Roger-Vasselin
Jamie Murray
John Peers
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2014 Pierre-Hugues Herbert
Michał Przysiężny
Ivan Dodig
Marcelo Melo
6–3, 6–7(3–7), [10–5]
2015 Raven Klaasen
Marcelo Melo
Juan Sebastián Cabal
Robert Farah
7–6(7–5), 3–6, [10–7]

Women's Singles Past Winners

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2008 Caroline Wozniacki Kaia Kanepi 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
2007 Virginie Razzano Venus Williams 4–6, 7–6(7), 6–4
2006 Marion Bartoli Aiko Nakamura 2–6, 6–2, 6–2
2005 Nicole Vaidišová Tatiana Golovin 7–6(4), 3–2 ret.
2004 Maria Sharapova Mashona Washington 6–0, 6–1
2003 Maria Sharapova Anikó Kapros 2–6, 6–2, 7–6(5)
2002 Jill Craybas Silvija Talaja 2–6, 6–4, 6–4
2001 Monica Seles Tamarine Tanasugarn 6–3, 6–2
2000 Julie Halard-Decugis Amy Frazier 5–7, 7–5, 6–4
1999 Amy Frazier Ai Sugiyama 6–2, 6–2
1998 Ai Sugiyama Corina Morariu 6–3, 6–3
1997 Ai Sugiyama Amy Frazier 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
1996 Kimiko Date Amy Frazier 7–5, 6–4
1995 Amy Frazier Kimiko Date 7–6, 7–5
1994 Kimiko Date Amy Frazier 7–5, 6–0
1993 Kimiko Date Stephanie Rottier 6–1, 6–3
1992 Kimiko Date Sabine Appelmans 7–5, 3–6, 6–3
1991 Lori McNeil Sabine Appelmans 2–6, 6–2, 6–1
1990 Catarina Lindqvist Elizabeth Smylie 6–3, 6–2
1989 Kumiko Okamoto Elizabeth Smylie 6–4, 6–2
1988 Patty Fendick Stephanie Rehe 6–3, 7–5
1987 Katerina Maleeva Barbara Gerken 6–2, 6–3
1986 Helen Kelesi Bettina Fulco-Villella 6–2, 6–2
1985 Gabriela Sabatini Linda Gates 6–3, 6–4
1984 Lilian Kelaidis Shawn Foltz 6–4, 6–2
1983 Etsuko Inoue Shelley Solomon 6–2, 5–7, 6–1
1982 Laura Gildemeister Pilar Vasquez 3–6, 6–4, 6–0
1981 Marie Pinterova Pam Casale 2–6, 6–4, 6–1
1980 Mariana Simionescu Nerida Gregory 6–4, 6–4
1979 Betsy Nagelsen Naoko Sato 6–1, 3–6, 6–3

Women's Doubles Past Winners

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2008 Jill Craybas
Marina Erakovic
Ayumi Morita
Aiko Nakamura
4–6, 7–5, [10–6]
2007 Sun Tiantian
Yan Zi
Chuang Chia-jung
Vania King
1–6, 6–2, [10–6]
2006 Vania King
Jelena Kostanić
Chan Yung-jan
Chuang Chia-jung
7–6(7–2), 5–7, 6–2
2005 Gisela Dulko
Maria Kirilenko
Shinobu Asagoe
María Vento-Kabchi
7–5, 4–6, 6–3
2004 Shinobu Asagoe
Katarina Srebotnik
Jennifer Hopkins
Mashona Washington
6–1, 6–4
2003 Maria Sharapova
Tamarine Tanasugarn
Ansley Cargill
Ashley Harkleroad
7–6(7–1), 6–0
2002 Shinobu Asagoe
Nana Miyagi
Svetlana Kuznetsova
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
2001 Liezel Huber
Rachel McQuillan
Janet Lee
Wynne Prakusya
6–2, 6–0
2000 Julie Halard-Decugis
Corina Morariu
Tina Križan
Katarina Srebotnik
6–1, 6–2
1999 Corina Morariu
Kimberly Po
Catherine Barclay
Kerry-Anne Guse
6–3, 6–2
1998 Naoko Kijimuta
Nana Miyagi
Amy Frazier
Rika Hiraki
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
1997 Alexia Dechaume-Balleret
Rika Hiraki
Kerry-Anne Guse
Corina Morariu
6–4, 6–2
1996 Kimiko Date
Ai Sugiyama
Amy Frazier
Kimberly Po
7–6, 6–7, 6–3
1995 Miho Saeki
Yuka Yoshida
Kyoko Nagatsuka
Ai Sugiyama
6–7, 6–4, 7–6
1994 Mami Donoshiro
Ai Sugiyama
Yayuk Basuki
Nana Miyagi
6–4, 6–1
1993 Ei Iida
Maya Kidowaki
Li Fang
Kyoko Nagatsuka
6–2, 4–6, 6–4
1992 Rika Hiraki
Amy Frazier
Kimiko Date
Stephanie Rehe
7–5, 6–7, 6–0
1991 Amy Frazier
Maya Kidowaki
Yone Kamio
Akiko Kijimuta
6–2, 6–4
1990 Kathy Jordan
Elizabeth Smylie
Hu Na
Michelle Jaggard
6–0, 3–6, 6–1
1979- 1989 Not Available    

Top 6 Tennis Players

Andy Murray

Rank : 1

Novak Djokovic

Rank : 2

Milos Raonic

Rank : 4

Kei Nishikori

Rank : 5

Gael Monfils

Rank : 6

Serena Williams

Rank : 2

Simona Halep

Rank : 4

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