Meilen Tu
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Meilen Tu
Meilen Tu
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Country (sports) United States
ResidencePorter Ranch, Los Angeles, California, USA
Born (1978-01-17) January 17, 1978 (age 43)
Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Turned pro1994
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$ 1,590,412
Career record333-304
Career titles1 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 35 (June 11, 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R ('97, '99, '01, '02)
French Open2R (2001)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
US Open2R (1997, 2001)
Career record184-207
Career titles4 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 28 (October 22, 2007)

Meilen Tu (traditional Chinese: , simplified Chinese: , Hanyu Pinyin: Tú M?ilún) (born January 17, 1978) is a retired professional tennis player from the U.S. She has won one WTA Tour singles title, four WTA Tour doubles titles, four ITF Women's Circuit singles titles and three ITF Women's Circuit doubles titles.

Born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California to Taiwanese parents, Tu was the US Open girls' singles champion in 1994. At the 2006 DFS Classic, she reached the semi-finals but lost to Vera Zvonareva, who then won the title.

Tu currently works as an agent for Topnotch Management,[1] working closely with players such as Caroline Garcia and Zhang Shuai. Tu is married to Sam Sumyk, who formerly coached two-time grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka, Vera Zvonareva and Garbiñe Muguruza.[2]

WTA Tour finals

Singles 1

Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 1
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Jan 2001 Auckland Hard Argentina Paola Suárez 7-6(12-10), 6-2

Doubles 10 (4-6)

Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 2
Tier III 5
Tier IV & V 3
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Oct 2001 Bratislava Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Russia Elena Bovina
Czech Republic Dája Bedá?ová
3-6, 4-6
Win 1. Feb 2002 Paris Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Russia Elena Dementieva
Slovakia Janette Husárová
Loss 2. Feb 2002 Antwerp Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
3-6, 7-6(7-3), 3-6
Win 2. Sep 2002 Waikoloa Hard Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi South Africa Nannie de Villiers
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
1-6, 6-2, 6-3
Loss 3. Oct 2001 Bratislava Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Slovenia Maja Matev?i?
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
4-6, 0-6
Win 3. Jun 2003 Birmingham Grass Belgium Els Callens Australia Alicia Molik
United States Martina Navratilova
7-5, 6-4
Loss 4. Nov 2003 Quebec City Carpet Belgium Els Callens China Ting Li
China Sun Tiantian
3-6, 3-6
Win 4. Feb 2004 Memphis Carpet Sweden Åsa Svensson Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
6-4, 7-6(7-0)
Loss 5. Jan 2007 Medibank International Hard France Marion Bartoli Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
3-6, 6-3, 6-7(2-7)
Loss 6. Jun 2007 Birmingham Grass China Sun Tiantian Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung
Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan
6-7(3-7), 3-6


  1. ^ "Topnotch Management website". Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ Myles, Stephanie (February 6, 2015). "Eugenie Bouchard hires Sam Sumyk as new coach". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2015.

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