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Yi Jingqian
Yi Jing-Qian
Country (sports) China
Born (1974-02-28) 28 February 1974 (age 46)
Nanjing, China
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Turned pro1994
Retired2001
Prize money$262,189
Singles
Career record243-134
Career titles0 WTA, 13 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 69 (22 July 1996)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (2000)
French Open2R (1996)
Wimbledon2R (2000)
US Open1R (2000)
Doubles
Career record71-64
Career titles0 WTA, 6 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 206 (26 October 1998)

Yi Jing-Qian (born 28 February 1974, in Nanjing) is a retired tennis player from China. Yi first played in the China Fed Cup team in 1991, and turned professional in 1994. In her career, she won 13 singles titles and six doubles titles on tournaments of the ITF circuit. Yi appeared in the finals of two WTA Tour tournaments in 1995: those at Surabaya and Pattaya. She appeared in the main draw in several major tournaments as a singles player from 1996 to 2001. The furthest she progressed in a major was when she reached the third round of the 2000 Australian Open.

Yi was part of the Chinese Fed Cup team in 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, and 2000. She represented China at the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics. Over the course of her career, she won four medals (three bronze, one silver) at the Asian Games. She retired from professional tennis in 2001.

WTA Finals

Singles (0-2)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 2 October 1995 Surabaya, Indonesia Hard Chinese Taipei Wang Shi-ting 1-6, 1-6
Runner-up 2. 13 November 1995 Pattaya, Thailand Hard Austria Barbara Paulus 4-6, 3-6

ITF finals

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

Singles (13-9)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. 10 February 1992 Bangkok, Thailand Hard China Chen Li 6-7, 6-3, 6-0
Winner 2. 24 February 1992 Solo, Indonesia Hard China Chen Li 6-3, 6-4
Winner 3. 14 June 1993 Beijing, China Hard Hong Kong Tang Min 6-0, 6-4
Runner-up 4. 21 June 1993 Tianjin, China Hard China Chen Li 5-7, 6-2, 5-7
Winner 5. 20 March 1994 Zaragoza, Spain Clay Spain Rosa Maria Llaneras 7-5, 6-1
Winner 6. 28 March 1994 Alicante, Spain Clay Spain Gala León García 7-6(2), 6-7(7), 6-2
Runner-up 7. 19 December 1994 Manila, Philippines Hard South Korea Kim Eun-ha 1-6, 4-6
Winner 8. 24 July 1995 Salisbury, United States Hard Canada Vanessa Webb 7-5, 4-6, 7-6(4)
Runner-up 9. 31 July 1995 Austin, United States Hard China Chen Li 1-6, 6-2, 4-6
Winner 10. 4 September 1995 Tianjin, China Hard China Li Li 6-1, 6-4
Winner 11. 3 November 1997 Beijing, China Hard South Korea Kim Eun-ha 6-3, 7-5
Runner-up 12. 26 April 1998 Shenzhen, China Hard South Korea Kim Eun-ha 3-6, 1-6
Runner-up 13. 10 May 1998 Seoul, South Korea Clay South Korea Choi Ju-yeon 3-6, 5-7
Winner 14. 19 July 1998 Qing Dao, China Hard China Ding Ding 6-2, 6-3
Runner-up 15. 28 March 1998 Atlanta, United States Hard United States Jolene Watanabe 1-6, 4-6
Runner-up 16. 26 September 1999 Kirkland, United States Hard China Li Fang 3-6, 6-2, 1-6
Winner 17. 17 October 1999 Brisbane, Australia Hard Austria Sybille Bammer 6-4, 6-1
Winner 18. 5 March 2000 Chengdu, China Hard Russia Elena Bovina 6-1, 6-2
Winner 19. 6 March 2000 Haikou, China Hard Hungary Katalin Marosi 4-6, 6-0, 6-1
Winner 20. 10 April 2000 La Cañada, United States Clay Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
Runner-up 21. 20 August 2000 Bronx, United States Hard Slovakia Daniela Hantuchová 4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 22. 29 April 2001 Seoul, South Korea Hard South Korea Kim Eun-ha 4-6, 2-6

Doubles (6-5)

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 7 October 1991 Matsuyama, Japan Hard Philippines Jennifer Saret Hong Kong Paulette Moreno
Australia Jenny Byrne
6-1, 4-6, 4-6
Winner 2. 17 February 1992 Bandung, Indonesia Hard China Chen Li Japan Mami Donoshiro
Japan Ai Sugiyama
4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Winner 3. 24 February 1992 Solo, Indonesia Hard China Chen Li Indonesia Mimma Chernovita
Indonesia Natalia Soetrisno
6-2, 6-2
Winner 4. 14 June 1993 Beijing, China Hard China Chen Li South Korea Kim Yeon-sook
South Korea Kim Ih-sook
6-4, 6-1
Runner-up 5. 21 June 1993 Tianjin, China Hard China Chen Li South Korea Kim Hye-jeong
South Korea Seo Hye-jin
2-6, 2-6
Winner 6. 19 December 1994 Manila, Philippines Hard China Chen Li Japan Keiko Ishida
South Korea Park In-sook
6-2, 7-5
Runner-up 7. 2 September 1996 Beijing, China Hard China Chen Li China Chen Jingjing
China Li Li
6-2, 5-7, ret.
Runner-up 8. 3 November 1997 Beijing, China Hard China Chen Jingjing Japan Keiko Ishida
Japan Keiko Nagatomi
6-7(4), 6-1, 3-6
Winner 9. 19 July 1998 Qing Dao, China Hard China Li Li Malaysia Khoo Chin-bee
Japan Satoko Kurioka
6-4, 6-2
Runner-up 10. 3 August 1998 Lexington, United States Hard India Nirupama Sanjeev Australia Amanda Grahame
Australia Bryanne Stewart
4-6, 6-1, 3-6
Winner 11. 31 January 2000 Clearwater, United States Hard South Korea Cho Yoon-jeong United States Sandra Cacic
United States Lindsay Lee-Waters
6-4, 7-6(7)

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