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Chan Hao-ching

Chan Hao-ching
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Chan at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) Chinese Taipei
ResidenceTaipei City, Taiwan
Born (1993-09-19) 19 September 1993 (age 29)
Dongshi, Taichung County
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Turned pro2008
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachChan Yuan-liang (her father)
Prize moneyUS$ 2,575,465
Singles
Career record5-29 (14.7%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 1097 (29 April 2013)
Doubles
Career record340-223 (60.4%)
Career titles18
Highest rankingNo. 5 (27 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 56 (7 March 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian OpenSF (2020)
French OpenSF (2018)
WimbledonF (2017)
US OpenQF (2015, 2017)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour FinalsSF (2015)
Olympic GamesQF (2016)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
Australian Open2R (2015)
French OpenQF (2016, 2019)
WimbledonF (2014)
US OpenF (2017, 2019)
Team competitions
Fed Cup9-2
Last updated on: 15 March 2022.

Chan Hao-ching (Chinese: ; pinyin: Zh?n Hàoqíng; Taiwanese Mandarin: [tsán.xâu.t?]; born September 19, 1993), also known as Angel Chan, is a Taiwanese professional tennis player. She is primarily a doubles specialist, having won 18 WTA, 2 WTA Challenger and 6 ITF titles in that discipline. Chan reached the final of the mixed-doubles competition at Wimbledon with Max Mirnyi in 2014, her first Grand Slam final. She reached two more finals in 2017, the Wimbledon women's doubles with Monica Niculescu, and the US Open mixed doubles with Michael Venus. She is the younger sister of fellow professional tennis player and former world No. 1 in women's doubles, Latisha Chan, formerly known as Chan Yung-jan.[2]

Tennis career

2013

At the beginning of the season, Chan won the Shenzhen Open with her sister Chan Yung-jan, beating Irina Buryachok and Valeria Solovieva in straight sets.[3] She reached the quarterfinals of the Indian Wells Masters with Janette Husárová, falling to Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina. At the Portugal Open, she won her second title of the year with Kristina Mladenovic, defeating Darija Jurak and Katalin Marosi in straight sets.[4] Chan reached the second round of the French Open with Darija Jurak. She then suffered first round losses at both Wimbledon and the US Open, and also reached the finals of the Southern California Open with Janette Husárová and the Pan Pacific Open with Liezel Huber.[5] She finished 2013 ranked 26th.

2014

At Wimbledon, Chan reached the finals of the mixed-doubles draw with Max Mirnyi to reach her first Grand Slam final. Along the way, they defeated the defending champions Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic in straight sets. However, the pair lost the final to Nenad Zimonji? and Samantha Stosur, also in straight sets.[6]

2015

Early in the year, Chan won the title at the Thailand Open with her sister, defeating Shuko Aoyama and Tamarine Tanasugarn in three sets. They won their fourth WTA doubles title together at the Western & Southern Open, and by doing so, now have the second largest number of WTA Tour doubles titles for a pair of sisters in WTA history following only Serena and Venus Williams. Cincinnati represents their biggest title yet, their first at the Premier-5 level. Next, they won another title at the Japan Women's Open in Tokyo.[7]

The Chans reached two other finals, at the Pan Pacific Open, losing to Garbiñe Muguruza and Carla Suárez Navarro, and the China Open, losing to the No. 1 pairing of Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza.[8][9] Hao-Ching and Yung-Jan became the third all-sister pairing to qualify for the WTA Finals after Manuela Maleeva and Katerina Maleeva in 1986 and the Williams sisters in 2009.[10] They reached the semifinals, losing again to Hingis and Mirza.[11][12][13][14] It was Chan's first appearance at the tournament. She finished 2015 ranked 12th, her best year-end ranking so far.

2017

The Chan sisters ended their doubles partnership early in 2017, with Yung-jan teaming up with Martina Hingis, while Hao-ching had a variety of teammates. Hao-ching became only the second Taiwanese woman, following 2013 champion Hsieh Su-wei, to reach the Wimbledon women's doubles final. Playing with Monica Niculescu, who was also making her first appearance in a Grand Slam final, they were overwhelmed 6-0, 6-0 by the pair of Makarova and Vesnina. It was only the second such result in a final in the history of the competition.

During the tournament at Cincinnati, she had arranged to play in the mixed doubles at the US Open with New Zealander Michael Venus. With both having current individual rankings of 12, they were the third seeds for the tournament. Although they knew about each other, they didn't actually meet for the first time until they were walking to the court for their first match together. After four wins on their "lucky" court 17, they were through to the final against top seeds Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray. Outclassed in the first set, losing 1-6 in just 22 minutes, they fought back to win the second set 6-4, setting up a match tiebreaker. With a couple of minibreaks from both teams, it was tied up at 8-8 before Hingis and Murray finally took the match and the title, remaining unbeaten as a pair after teaming up for the first time at Wimbledon two months earlier.

Equipment

The Chan sisters use Wilson racquets. They are also sponsored by Taiwan Mobile, EVA Air,[15] and French apparel company Lacoste.

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# P# DNQ A Z# PO G S B NMS NTI P NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (NTI) not a Tier I tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Doubles

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 3R 1R QF 1R 3R QF SF 1R A 0 / 9 14-9 61%
French Open 3R 2R 2R 3R QF 3R SF 2R A 3R 1R 0 / 10 17-10 63%
Wimbledon 1R 1R 1R 3R 2R F 2R 3R NH QF QF 0 / 10 17-9 63%
US Open 1R 1R 2R QF 2R QF 2R 2R A 1R 3R 0 / 10 12-10 55%
Win-loss 2-3 1-4 4-4 7-4 8-4 10-4 8-4 6-4 4-1 5-4 5-3 0 / 37 60-38 61%
Year-end championships
WTA Finals DNQ SF 1R DNQ RR NH DNQ 0 / 3 2-6 25%
National representation
Summer Olympics A NH QF NH 1R NH 0 / 2 2-2 50%
WTA 1000
Dubai / Qatar Open[a] 2R A 2R 1R W SF 2R SF 2R[b] A 1R 1 / 89 14-7 67%
Indian Wells Open A QF 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R SF NH A 2R 0 / 8 9-8 53%
Miami Open A 1R 1R 2R 1R 2R QF SF NH A 1R 0 / 8 7-8 47%
Madrid Open A 2R 2R A QF 1R 2R 1R NH 1R 2R 0 / 8 4-8 33%
Italian Open A 1R 1R 1R A 1R 2R SF A QF QF 0 / 8 7-8 47%
Canadian Open QF 2R SF QF 2R A 2R[b] 2R NH A 1R 0 / 8 10-7 59%
Cincinnati Open 1R QF 1R W SF A A 1R A 1R 1R 1 / 8 9-7 56%
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open[c] A F A SF SF 1R 1R QF NH 0 / 6 9-6 60%
China Open A 2R A F SF 2R 1R 2R NH 0 / 6 8-6 57%
Career statistics
Year-end ranking 50 26 27 12 12 17 25 15 15

Significant finals

Grand Slam tournaments

Women's doubles: 1 (runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2017 Wimbledon Grass Romania Monica Niculescu Russia Ekaterina Makarova
Russia Elena Vesnina
0-6, 0-6

Mixed doubles: 3 (runner-ups)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2014 Wimbledon Grass Belarus Max Mirnyi Serbia Nenad Zimonji?
Australia Samantha Stosur
4-6, 2-6
Loss 2017 US Open Hard New Zealand Michael Venus United Kingdom Jamie Murray
Switzerland Martina Hingis
1-6, 6-4, [8-10]
Loss 2019 US Open Hard New Zealand Michael Venus United Kingdom Jamie Murray
United States Bethanie Mattek-Sands
2-6, 3-6

Premier-Mandatory & Premier-5 tournaments

Doubles: 4 (2 titles, 2 runner-ups)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2013 Pan Pacific Open Hard United States Liezel Huber Zimbabwe Cara Black
India Sania Mirza
6-4, 0-6, [9-11]
Win 2015 Cincinnati Open Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan Australia Casey Dellacqua
Kazakhstan Yaroslava Shvedova
7-5, 6-4
Loss 2015 China Open Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan Switzerland Martina Hingis
India Sania Mirza
7-6(11-9), 1-6, [8-10]
Win 2016 Qatar Open Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan Italy Sara Errani
Spain Carla Suárez Navarro
6-3, 6-3

WTA career finals

Doubles: 32 (18 titles, 14 runner-ups)

Legend
Grand Slam (0-1)
WTA 1000 (2-2)
WTA 500 (5-8)
WTA 250 (11-3)
Finals by surface
Hard (14-9)
Carpet
Grass (2-3)
Clay (2-2)

WTA Challenger finals

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)

Result W-L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Nov 2012 WTA 125 Taipei, Taiwan Carpet (i) France Kristina Mladenovic Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Belarus Olga Govortsova
5-7, 6-2, [10-8]
Win 2-0 Nov 2014 WTA 125 Taipei, Taiwan (2) Carpet (i) Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan Chinese Taipei Chang Kai-chen
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
6-4, 6-3

ITF Circuit finals

Doubles: 9 (6 titles, 3 runner-ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Nov 2007 ITF Taoyuan, Taiwan 50,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan Chinese Taipei Hsieh Shu-ying
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
6-1, 2-6, [14-12]
Loss 1-1 Aug 2010 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia 25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Kao Shao-yuan Indonesia Ayu-Fani Damayanti
Indonesia Lavinia Tananta
6-4, 7-5
Loss 1-2 Oct 2010 ITF Jakarta, Indonesia 10,000 Hard China He Sirui Indonesia Sandy Gumulya
Japan Moe Kawatoko
7-6(3), 7-5
Win 2-2 May 2011 ITF Gifu, Japan 50,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan Thailand Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
Japan Erika Sema
6-2, 6-3
Win 3-2 May 2011 ITF Changwon, South Korea 25,000 Hard China Zheng Saisai Japan Yurika Sema
Japan Erika Takao
6-2, 4-6, [11-9]
Win 4-2 Jun 2011 ITF Gimcheon, South Korea 25,000 Hard Japan Remi Tezuka South Korea Kim Ji-young
South Korea Yoo Mi
7-5, 6-4
Win 5-2 Aug 2011 ITF Beijing, China 50,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan Ukraine Tetiana Luzhanska
China Zheng Saisai
6-2, 6-3
Loss 5-3 Aug 2011 ITF Taipei, Taiwan 10,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Yi Chinese Taipei Kao Shao-yuan
Thailand Peangtarn Plipuech
6-3, 6-4
Win 6-3 Jan 2012 ITF Quanzhou, China 50,000 Hard Japan Rika Fujiwara Japan Kimiko Date-Krumm
China Zhang Shuai
4-6, 6-4, [10-7]

Notes

  1. ^ The first Premier 5 event of the year has switched back and forth between the Dubai Tennis Championships and the Qatar Open since 2009. Dubai was classified as a Premier 5 event from 2009-2011 before being succeeded by Doha for the 2012-2014 period. In 2015, Dubai regained its Premier 5 status while Doha was demoted to Premier status. The Premier 5 tournaments were reclassified as WTA 1000 tournaments in 2021.
  2. ^ a b Withdraw during the tournament. Not counted as a loss.
  3. ^ In 2014, the Toray Pan Pacific Open was downgraded to a Premier event and replaced by the Wuhan Open. The Premier 5 tournaments were reclassified as WTA 1000 tournaments in 2021.
  4. ^ The WTA International tournaments were reclassified as WTA 250 tournaments in 2021.
  5. ^ The WTA Premier tournaments were reclassified as WTA 500 tournaments in 2021.
  6. ^ a b The WTA Premier 5 & Mandatory tournaments were reclassified as WTA 1000 tournaments in 2021.

References

  1. ^ "Hao-Ching Chan". WTA. 2018-03-06.
  2. ^ admin (23 August 2015). "Chan & Chan: Second To Serena & Venus". WTA Tennis.
  3. ^ admin (5 January 2013). "Li Captures Shenzhen Crown". WTA Tennis.
  4. ^ admin (5 May 2013). "Chan & Mladenovic Conquer Oeiras". WTA Tennis.
  5. ^ admin (28 September 2013). "Black & Mirza's Dream Beginning". WTA Tennis.
  6. ^ "Wimbledon 2014: Stosur & Zimonjic win mixed doubles". 6 July 2014 – via www.bbc.com.
  7. ^ admin (20 September 2015). "Wickmayer Wins Tokyo Title". WTA Tennis.
  8. ^ admin (10 October 2015). "Hingis & Mirza Win Eighth Title Of Year". WTA Tennis.
  9. ^ "Agnieszka Radwanska Wins 2015 Toray Pan-Pacific Open; Garbine Muguruza & Carla Suarez Navarro Take Doubles Crown". 27 September 2015.
  10. ^ admin (10 October 2015). "Chan Sisters Qualify For WTA Finals". WTA Tennis.
  11. ^ admin (31 October 2015). "Hingis & Mirza Reach 10th Final Of Year". WTA Tennis.
  12. ^ admin (26 October 2015). "Santina And Chans On Song In Singapore". WTA Tennis.
  13. ^ admin (27 October 2015). "Chan Sisters Heating Up In Singapore". WTA Tennis.
  14. ^ admin (29 October 2015). "Spaniards Sneak Into Singapore SFs". WTA Tennis.
  15. ^ "EVA Air Athletic Sponsorships". EVA Air. 2008. Retrieved 2017.

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