Ayumi Morita reached her career-high ranking of No 40 in the world in October 2011.
24 Facts About Ayumi Morita
Ayumi Morita is regarded as very tough mentally for a young player, often showing great resolve to win close matches despite a lackluster serve.
Ayumi Morita is a small and quick player with excellent footwork and movement around the court.
Ayumi Morita faced Romanian teenager Simona Halep and lost in straight sets despite recovering from being two breaks down in the second set.
Ayumi Morita played at the Australian Open where she defeated No 27 seed Alexandra Dulgheru in two sets.
Ayumi Morita defeated wildcard Caroline Garcia in the second round but lost to Peng Shuai in the third round.
Ayumi Morita began her season at the first edition of the Shenzhen Open.
Ayumi Morita lost in the second round to sixth seed Peng Shuai.
Ayumi Morita lost in her third-round match to third seed Serena Williams.
Ayumi Morita beat Kimiko Date-Krumm in the second to advance to the quarterfinals.
Ayumi Morita was defeated in her quarterfinal match by Nina Bratchikova.
Ayumi Morita retired from her second round of qualifying match at the Dubai Championships to Jie Zheng.
In Indian Wells, Ayumi Morita was defeated in the first round by qualifier Lesia Tsurenko.
Ayumi Morita lost her third-round match to top seed and eventual champion Serena Williams.
Ayumi Morita began her clay-court season at the Portugal Open where she was defeated in her quarterfinal match by defending champion Kaia Kanepi.
Ayumi Morita retired during her first-round match at the Madrid Open against Sorana Cirstea due to a left abductor strain.
Ayumi Morita returned to action at the Italian Open where she made it to the third round beating Sorana Cirstea and Urszula Radwanska.
Ayumi Morita retired from her third-round match against third seed Victoria Azarenka due to injury.
In Rosmalen at the Topshelf Open, Ayumi Morita lost in the first round to Sofia Arvidsson.
In Tokyo at the Pan Pacific Open, Ayumi Morita beat Laura Robson in her first-round match.
Ayumi Morita lost in the second round to sixth seed Jelena Jankovic.
At the Japan Women's Open, Ayumi Morita was defeated in the first round by Luksika Kumkhum.
Ayumi Morita played her final tournament of the season at the Taipei Open.