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Chang Kai-chen
Chang Kai-chen
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Chang at the 2013 French Open
Country (sports) Chinese Taipei
ResidenceTaipei City, Taiwan
Born (1991-01-13) 13 January 1991 (age 29)
Taoyuan City (now Taoyuan District, Taoyuan City)
Height1.67 m (5 ft  in)
Turned proNovember 2007
PlaysRight-handed (double-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,016,555
Singles
Career record281-228
Career titles6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 82 (5 July 2010)
Current rankingNo. 535 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2012, 2015)
French Open1R (2010)
Wimbledon2R (2010)
US Open2R (2009, 2010)
Doubles
Career record188-109
Career titles4 WTA, 1 WTA 125, 16 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 65 (11 February 2013)
Current rankingNo. 313 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2013)
French Open1R (2010, 2011)
Wimbledon2R (2010, 2017)
US Open1R (2010)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2015)
Last updated on: 10 August 2019.

Chang Kai-chen (Chinese: ; pinyin: Zh?ng K?izh?n; Taiwanese Mandarin: [tsá? k?ài tsn]; born January 13, 1991) is a Taiwanese tennis player.

Career

Her father is Chin Lai Chang and mother is Yu Mei Jun; she has two older brothers, Yao Lun and Yao Chung (both play tennis). Born and raised in Taiwan, an hour from Taipei, Chang splits training between Taiwan and Delray Beach, Florida (International Tennis Academy). She started playing tennis at age six when introduced to sport by brothers at local tennis club. She is an aggressive baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand, her favorite surface is hard court.

In July 2010, Chang reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 82. In February 2013, she peaked at No. 65 in doubles rankings.

She qualified for the 2009 US 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 10-8.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tour Championships (0-0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Premier (0-0)
International (0-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Oct 2012 Japan Women's Open, Japan International Hard United Kingdom Heather Watson 5-7, 7-5, 6-7(4-7)

Doubles: 4 (4 titles)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
Tour Championships (0-0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0-0)
Premier (0-0)
International (4-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (4-0)
Grass (0-0)
Clay (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Oct 2010 Japan Women's Open, Japan International Hard United States Lilia Osterloh Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Rika Fujiwara
6-0, 6-3
Win 2-0 Mar 2012 Malaysian Open, Malaysia International Hard Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
Japan Rika Fujiwara
7-5, 6-4
Win 3-0 Aug 2012 Citi Open, United States International Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama United States Irina Falconi
South Africa Chanelle Scheepers
7-5, 6-2
Win 4-0 Mar 2013 Malaysian Open, Malaysia International Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama Slovakia Janette Husárová
China Zhang Shuai
6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-4), [14-12]

WTA 125K series finals

Singles: 3 (3 runner-ups)

Result W-L    Date    Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 2012 Taipei Open, Taiwan Hard (i) France Kristina Mladenovic 4-6, 3-6
Loss 0-2 Aug 2015 Jiangxi Open, China Hard Serbia Jelena Jankovi? 3-6, 6-7(6-8)
Loss 0-3 Nov 2016 Taipei Open, Taiwan Hard (i) Russia Evgeniya Rodina 4-6, 3-6

Doubles: 4 (1 title, 3 runner-ups)

Result W-L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 2012 Taipei Open, Taiwan Hard (i) Belarus Olga Govortsova Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
France Kristina Mladenovic
7-5, 2-6, [8-10]
Loss 0-2 Nov 2014 Taipei Open, Taiwan Carpet (i) Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
4-6, 3-6
Win 1-2 Aug 2015 Jiangxi Open, China Hard China Zheng Saisai Chinese Taipei Chan Chin-wei
China Wang Yafan
6-3, 4-6, [10-3]
Loss 1-3 Nov 2016 Taipei Open, Taiwan Hard (i) Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung Russia Natela Dzalamidze
Russia Veronika Kudermetova
6-4, 3-6, [5-10]

ITF Circuit finals

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/$60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 11 (6 titles, 5 runner-ups)

Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Nov 2007 ITF Manila, Philippines $10,000 Clay Switzerland Nicole Riner 3-6, 2-6
Loss 0-2 Feb 2008 ITF Mildura, Australia $25,000 Grass New Zealand Marina Erakovic 3-6, 1-6
Win 1-2 May 2008 ITF Kurume, Japan $50,000 Carpet Russia Alexandra Panova 7-5, 6-3
Loss 1-3 May 2009 ITF Fukuoka, Japan $50,000 Grass Austria Nikola Hofmanova 3-6, 2-6
Win 2-3 Oct 2011 ITF K?fu, Japan $50,000 Hard Luxembourg Mandy Minella 6-4, 1-6, 6-4
Loss 2-4 Aug 2014 ITF Tsukuba, Japan $25,000 Hard Japan Junri Namigata 0-6, 6-7
Win 3-4 Mar 2015 ITF Jiangmen, China $10,000 Hard China Zhao Di 6-2, 6-1
Loss 3-5 May 2015 ITF Xuzhou, China $50,000 Hard Thailand Luksika Kumkhum 6-1, 5-7, 1-6
Win 4-5 Sep 2015 ITF Zhuhai, China $50,000 Hard China Zhang Yuxuan 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(7-0)
Win 5-5 Oct 2016 ITF Iizuka, Japan $25,000 Hard South Korea Jang Su-jeong 6-3, 6-4
Win 6-5 Oct 2016 ITF Suzhou, China $50,000 Hard China Wang Yafan 4-6, 6-2, 6-1

Doubles: 24 (16 titles, 8 runner-ups)

Result W-L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2006 ITF Bangkok, Thailand $10,000 Hard Vietnam Nguy?n Thùy Dung 4-6, 4-6
Loss 0-2 Mar 2008 ITF Sorrento, Australia $25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan Australia Monique Adamczak
United Kingdom Melanie South
2-6, 4-6
Win 1-2 May 2008 ITF Kurume, Japan $50,000 Carpet Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan Japan Erika Sema
Japan Yurika Sema
6-3, 2-6, [10-6]
Loss 1-3 May 2008 ITF Gunma, Japan $25,000 Carpet Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan Japan Erika Sema
Japan Yurika Sema
3-6, 6-2, [7-10]
Win 2-3 Nov 2008 ITF Pune, India $25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Hwang I-hsuan Romania Elora Dabija
Serbia Bojana Jovanovski
5-7, 6-2, [10-7]
Win 3-3 Apr 2009 ITF Changwon, South Korea $25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Yi United Kingdom Elena Baltacha
United Kingdom Amanda Elliott
6-4, 6-1
Win 4-3 Apr 2009 ITF Gimcheon, South Korea $25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Chen Yi South Korea Chang Kyung-mi
South Korea Lee Jin-a
6-1, 7-5
Loss 4-4 May 2009 ITF Kurume, Japan $50,000 Carpet Japan Ayaka Maekawa China Lu Jingjing
China Sun Shengnan
3-6, 2-6
Win 5-4 Jul 2009 ITF Lexington, United States $50,000 Hard United States Tetiana Luzhanska United States Jacqueline Cako
United States Alison Riske
6-3, 6-2
Wi 6-4 Aug 2010 ITF Vancouver, Canada $75,000 Hard Canada Heidi El Tabakh United States Irina Falconi
United States Amanda Fink
3-6, 6-3, [10-4]
Win 7-4 Nov 2010 ITF Taipei, Taiwan $100,000 Carpet (i) Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung India Sania Mirza
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei
6-4, 6-2
Win 8-4 Sep 2012 ITF Ningbo, China $100,000 Hard Japan Shuko Aoyama United States Tetiana Luzhanska
China Zheng Saisai
6-2, 7-5
Win 9-4 May 2015 ITF Wuhan, China $50,000 Hard China Han Xinyun China Liu Chang
China Lu Jiajing
6-0, 6-3
Win 10-4 May 2015 ITF Xuzhou, China $50,000 Hard China Han Xinyun China Cao Siqi
China Zhou Mingjun
6-3, 6-2
Loss 10-5 Jul 2016 ITF Wuhan, China $50,000 Hard China Duan Yingying Japan Shuko Aoyama
Japan Makoto Ninomiya
4-6, 4-6
Win 11-5 May 2017 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer, France $100,000 Clay Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei Romania Raluca Olaru
Czech Republic Renata Vorá?ová
7-5, 6-1
Win 12-5 May 2017 ITF Saint-Gaudens, France $60,000 Clay China Han Xinyun Paraguay Montserrat González
Spain Sílvia Soler Espinosa
7-5, 6-1
Loss 12-6 Jun 2017 ITF Surbiton, England $100,000 Grass New Zealand Marina Erakovic Australia Monique Adamczak
Australia Storm Sanders
4-6, 5-7
Loss 12-7 Jun 2017 ITF Manchester, England $100,000 Grass New Zealand Marina Erakovic Poland Magdalena Fr?ch
Belgium An-Sophie Mestach
4-6, 6-7(5-7)
Loss 12-8 May 2018 ITF Incheon, South Korea $25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Hsu Ching-wen South Korea Han Na-lae
South Korea Kim Na-ri
0-5 ret.
Win 13-8 Jun 2018 ITF Daegu, South Korea $25,000 Hard Chinese Taipei Hsu Ching-wen Japan Shiho Akita
Japan Misaki Doi
2-1 ret.
Win 14-8 Feb 2019 ITF Launceston, Australia W60 Hard Chinese Taipei Hsu Ching-wen Australia Alexandra Bozovic
Australia Isabelle Wallace
6-2, 6-4
Win 15-8 Mar 2019 ITF K?fu, Japan W25 Hard Chinese Taipei Hsu Ching-wen United States Emina Bektas
United Kingdom Tara Moore
6-1, 6-3
Win 16-8 Mar 2019 ITF K?fu, Japan W25 Hard Chinese Taipei Hsu Ching-wen China Xun Fangying
China You Xiaodi
6-3, 6-4

Grand Slam performance timelines

Singles

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 W-L
Australian Open A 1R 1R 2R 1R A 2R Q2 Q2 2-5
French Open A 1R Q2 1R Q1 A A Q1 Q2 0-2
Wimbledon A 2R 1R A A A A Q3 1R 1-3
US Open 2R 2R A A A A Q1 Q1 A 2-2
Win-Loss 1-1 2-4 0-2 1-2 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-1 5-12

Doubles

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2017 W-L
Australian Open 1R 0-1
French Open 1R 1R 0-2
Wimbledon 2R 1R 2R 2-3
US Open 1R 0-1
Win-Loss 1-3 0-2 0-0 0-1 1-1 2-7

Wins over top 10 players

# Player Rank Event Surface Rd Score
2009
1. Russia Dinara Safina 1 Pan Pacific Open, Tokyo Hard 2R 7-6(7-5), 4-6, 7-5
2012
2. France Marion Bartoli 10 Guangzhou International Women's Open Hard 1R 4-3 ret.
3. Australia Samantha Stosur 5 Japan Women's Open, Osaka Hard SF 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(7-3)
2016
4. Italy Roberta Vinci 10 Malaysian Open, Kuala Lampur Hard 1R 5-7, 6-2, 6-1

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