Prophecy: Saori Obata will win Wimbledon 2006.
Mark the prophetic words of my tea leaves from this morning, mortals. I gazed down into my empty cup, and there lay the image of Saori Obata holding aloft her arms in moral triumph. Saori Obata will win* Wimbledon 2006.
*the hearts and minds of the supporters watching her first round match on Court 18.
The fruit series is suspended whilst Grachka (obatafan) mourns Saori's retirement.
Born : April 23rd 1978
Residence: Tokyo, Japan
Height: 5' 5" (1.65m)
Weight: 132 lbs. (60 kg)
Plays: Left handed
Career Prize Money: $652,031
Highest Singles Ranking: 39 (Feb 9th 04')
ITF Titles: Augusta (2005), Gifu (2005), Fukuoka (2003), Port Pirie (2001), Jakarta (1996).
Finalist (1): 2003 - Tashkent.
Semifinalist (1): 2003 - Bali.
Quarterfinalist (6): 2004 - Birmingham; 2003 - Memphis, Pattaya City; 2002 - Bali; 2001 - Tokyo [Japan Open]; 2000 - Shanghai.