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Chang Kai-chen

This is a Chinese name; the family name is Chang.
Chang Kai-chen
張凱貞
File:Chang K.C. RG13 (2) (9383553948).jpg
Chang at the 2013 French Open
Country 23x15px Taiwan
Residence Taipei City, Taiwan
Born (1991-01-13) January 13, 1991 (age 29)
Taoyuan City (now Taoyuan District, Taoyuan City), Taiwan
Height Script error: No such module "convert".
Turned pro November 2007
Plays right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US $657,007
Singles
Career record 168–147
Career titles 0 WTA, 2 ITF
Highest ranking 82 (5 July 2010)
Current ranking 402 (19 January 2015)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2012, 2015)
French Open 1R (2010)
Wimbledon 2R (2010)
US Open 2R (2009, 2010)
Doubles
Career record 114–75
Career titles 4 WTA, 8 ITF
Highest ranking 65 (11 February 2013)
Current ranking 423 (19 January 2015)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2013
French Open 1R (2010, 2011, 2013)
Wimbledon 2R (2010)
US Open 1R (2010)
Last updated on: 19 January 2015.
Chang Kai-chen
Medal record
Competitor for 23x15px Chinese Taipei
Women's Tennis
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangdong Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 Guangdong Doubles

Chang Kai-chen (traditional Chinese: 張凱貞; simplified Chinese: 张凯贞; pinyin: Zhāng Kǎizhēn; born January 13, 1991 in Taoyuan City (now Taoyuan District, Taoyuan City)) is a professional Taiwanese tennis player.

Her highest WTA singles ranking is no. 82, which she reached on July 5, 2010.[1] Her career high in doubles is no. 65, which she reached on February 11, 2013.[1]

Chang was born in Taiwan and is a right-handed player. She qualified for the 2009 U.S. Open, where she beat 25th seed Kaia Kanepi, 6–0, 2–6, 6–2, in her first-round match. At the 2009 Toray Pan Pacific Open, Chang defeated world no. 1 Dinara Safina, 7–6, 4–6, 7–5, in her second-round match.

Playing for Chinese Taipei at the Fed Cup, Chang has a win–loss record of 7–5.

Biography

Currently without a full-time coach. Father is Chin Lai Chang and mother is Yu Mei Jun (sell seafood in markets in Taiwan); two older brothers, Yao Lun and Yao Chung (both play tennis). Born and raised in Taiwan, an hour from Taipei; splits training between Taiwan and Delray Beach, Florida (International Tennis Academy). Started playing tennis at age 6 when introduced to sport by brothers at local tennis club. Aggressive baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand; favorite surface is hard. Idolized Justine Henin and Roger Federer when growing up. Likes travelling and meeting new people, but misses family when travelling. Would have studied to be an architect if wasn't a tennis player. Goal is to reach Top 10.

WTA and WTA 125 Series Finals

Singles: 2 (0–2)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–1)
WTA 125s tournaments (0–1)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 14 October 2012 HP Open, Osaka, Japan Hard 23x15px Heather Watson 5-7 7-5 6-7(4-7)
Runner-up 2. 4 November 2012 OEC Taipei Ladies Open, Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard 23x15px Kristina Mladenovic 4–6 3–6

Doubles: 6 (4-2)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (4–0)
WTA 125s tournaments (0–2)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4–2)
Grass (0–0)
Clay (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. October 17, 2010 HP Open, Osaka, Japan Hard 23x15px Lilia Osterloh Template:Country data JPN Shuko Aoyama
Template:Country data JPN Rika Fujiwara
6–0, 6–3
Winner 2. March 4, 2012 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard (i) 23x15px Chuang Chia-jung 23x15px Chan Hao-ching
Template:Country data JPN Rika Fujiwara
7–5, 6–4
Winner 3. August 3, 2012 Citi Open, Washington, D.C., United States Hard Template:Country data JPN Shuko Aoyama 23x15px Irina Falconi
23x15px Chanelle Scheepers
7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 1. November 4, 2012 OEC Taipei Ladies Open, Taipei, Taiwan Hard 23x15px Olga Govortsova 23x15px Chan Hao-ching
23x15px Kristina Mladenovic
7-5, 2-6, [8–10]
Winner 4. March 3, 2013 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Template:Country data JPN Shuko Aoyama 23x15px Janette Husárová
23x15px Shuai Zhang
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–4), [14–12]
Runner-up 2. November 3, 2014 OEC Taipei Ladies Open, Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i) 23x15px Chuang Chia-jung 23x15px Chan Hao-ching
23x15px Chan Yung-jan
4–6, 3–6

ITF Circuit finals

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles finals: 8 (3–5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 12 November 2007 Manila, Philippines Clay 23x16px Nicole Riner 3–6, 2–6
Runner-up 2. 9 February 2008 Mildura, Australia Grass 23x15px Marina Erakovic 3–6, 1–6
Winner 3. 12 May 2008 Kurume, Japan Carpet 23x15px Alexandra Panova 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 4. 4 May 2009 Fukuoka, Japan Grass 23x15px Nikola Hofmanova 3–6, 2–6
Winner 5. 3 October 2011 Kōfu, Japan Hard 23x15px Mandy Minella 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
Runner-up 6. 31 August 2014 Tsukuba, Japan Hard Template:Country data JPN Junri Namigata 0–6 6–7
Winner 7. 9 March 2015 Jiangmen, China Hard 23x15px Zhao Di 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 8. 31 May 2015 Xuzhou, China Hard 23x15px Luksika Kumkhum 6-1, 5–7 , 1-6

Doubles: 13 (9–4)

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 23 July 2006 Bangkok, Thailand Hard 23x15px Nguyen Thuy Dung 23x15px Nungnadda Wannasuk
23x15px Varatchaya Wongteanchai
4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 2. 21 March 2008 Sorrento, Australia Hard 23x15px Hwang I-hsuan 23x15px Monique Adamczak
23x15px Melanie South
2-6, 4-6
Winner 3. 18 May 2008 Kurume, Japan Carpet 23x15px I-Hsuan Hwang Template:Country data JPN Erika Sema
Template:Country data JPN Yurika Sema
6-3, 2-6, 10-6
Runner-up 4. 31 May 2008 Gunma, Japan Carpet 23x15px I-Hsuan Hwang Template:Country data JPN Erika Sema
Template:Country data JPN Yurika Sema
3-6, 6-2, 7-10
Winner 5. 15 November 2008 Pune, India Hard 23x15px Hwang I-hsuan 23x15px Elora Dabija
23x15px Bojana Jovanovski
5-7, 6-2, 10-7
Winner 6. 20 April 2009 Changwon, South Korea Hard 23x15px Chen Yi 23x15px Elena Baltacha
23x15px Amanda Elliott
6-4, 6-1
Winner 7. 27 April 2009 Gimcheon, South Korea Hard 23x15px Chen Yi Template:Country data KOR Kyung-Mi Chang
Template:Country data KOR Jin-A Lee
6-1, 7-5
Runner-up 8. 17 May 2009 Kurume, Japan Carpet Template:Country data JPN Ayaka Maekawa 23x15px Lu Jingjing
23x15px Sun Sheng-Nan
3-6, 2-6
Winner 9. 26 July 2009 Lexington, United States Hard 23x15px Tetiana Luzhanska 23x15px Jacqueline Cako
23x15px Alison Riske
6-3, 6-2
Winner 10. 7 August 2010 Vancouver, Canada Hard 23x15px Heidi El Tabakh 23x15px Irina Falconi
23x15px Amanda Fink
3–6, 6–3, 10–4
Winner 11. 7 November 2010 Taipei City, Chinese Taipei Carpet (i) 23x15px Chuang Chia-jung Template:Country data IND Sania Mirza
23x15px Su-Wei Hsieh
6-4, 6-2
Winner 12. 16 September 2012 Ningbo, China Hard Template:Country data JPN Shuko Aoyama 23x15px Tetiana Luzhanska
23x15px Saisai Zheng
6-2, 7-5
Winner 12. 31 May 2015 Xuzhou, China Hard 23x15px Han Xinyun 23x15px Cao Siqi
23x15px Mingjun Zhou
6-3, 6-2

Grand Slam performance timelines

Singles

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 W-L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open - 1R 1R 2R 1R - 2R 2–5
French Open - 1R Q2 1R Q1 - 0–2
Wimbledon - 2R 1R - - - 1–2
US Open 2R 2R - - - - 2–2
Win–Loss 1–1 2–4 0–2 1–2 0–1 0–0 1–1 5–11

Doubles

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 W-L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 0–1
French Open 1R 1R 0–2
Wimbledon 2R 1R 1–2
US Open 1R 0–1
Win–Loss 1–3 0–2 0–0 0–1 1–6

References

  1. ^ a b "Chang Kai-chen stats on WTA official site". WTA. Retrieved 26 February 2010. 

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