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YUNG-JAN CHAN

Republic of China

Road to Singapore

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DOUBLES

D.O.B.
Aug 17
1989
Height
5' 7"
1.70 m
Weight
132 lbs.
60 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
August 2004
Personal
Coached by father, Chan Yuan-Liang ... Mother is Liu Hsieh-Chen (businesswoman); younger sister is Chan Hao-Ching (also plays on WTA) ... Began playing at age 6 when father introduced her to the sport at a tennis club ... Baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand down the line; favorite surface is hard ... Speaks Chinese, English ... Likes light rock music, Chinese food, swimming ... Favorite tournament is US Open.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2007 - Bangkok.

DOUBLES
Winner (23): 2017 - Eastbourne, Mallorca, Rome, Madrid, Indian Wells (all w/Hingis), Taipei City (w/H.Chan); 2016 - Kaohsiung, Doha, Hong Kong (all w/H.Chan); 2015 - Pattaya City, Cincinnati, Tokyo [Japan Open] (all w/H.Chan); 2014 - Eastbourne. 125/Taipei (both w/H.Chan); 2013 - Shenzhen (w/H.Chan), 125/Ningbo (w/Zhang); 2010 - Kuala Lumpur (w/J.Zheng); 2009 - Seoul (w/Spears); 2008 - Pattaya City, Rome, Los Angeles (all w/Chuang); 2007 - Bangalore, Birmingham, 's-Hertogenbosch (all w/Chuang); 2005 - Seoul (w/Chuang).
Finalist (21): 2017 - Strasbourg (w/H.Chan); 2016 - Eastbourne (w/H.Chan); 2015 - Australian Open, Eastbourne (both w/J.Zheng), Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Beijing (both w/H.Chan); 2014 - Charleston (w/H.Chan), Kuala Lumpur (w/S.Zheng); 2012 - Pattaya City (w/H.Chan); 2010 - Hobart (w/Niculescu), Stanford (w/J.Zheng); 2009 - Stanford (w/Niculescu); 2008 - Bangalore, Strasbourg (both w/Chuang); 2007 - Australian Open, Pattaya City, Indian Wells, US Open (all w/Chuang), Istanbul (w/Mirza), Stuttgart (w/Safina); 2006 - Tokyo [Japan Open] (w/Chuang).

MIXED DOUBLES
Finalist (1): 2011 - Australian Open (w/Hanley).

ADDITIONAL
Chinese Taipei Fed Cup Team, 2006-08, 2010, 2012, 2015.
Career Review
2015 - Fell 1r once and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open); won three WTA doubles titles (all w/H.Chan).

2014 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r five times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and in qualifying five times; won one WTA doubles title; won one WTA 125K Series doubles title.

2013 - Reached 2r once (Australian Open); fell 1r once and in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one WTA doubles title; won one WTA 125K Series doubles title; struggled throughout season w/vertigo (withdrew from Kuala Lumpur, Roland Garros and Wimbledon).

2012 - SF at Carlsbad (l. to Bartoli); reached 2r once (Roland Garros); fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); missed first two and a half months recovering from surgery in off-season to remove stomach cyst.

2011 - Reached 3r once (Roland Garros) and 2r once; fell 1r four times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. other two majors); won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Reached 3r once (US Open) and 2r three times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r nine times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying six times; won one WTA doubles title; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Another Top 100 season; QF twice at Guangzhou and Seoul; reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. Wimbledon) and fell in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won one WTA doubles title; won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit; missed clay court season w/left foot injury (incl. Roland Garros).

2008 - Another Top 100 season; SF at Strasbourg (l. to Srebotnik); QF twice at Pattaya City and Bali; reached 3r once and 2r six times (incl. US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. other three majors, Olympics); and in qualifying five times; won three WTA doubles titles (all w/Chuang).

2007 - Another Top 100 season; reached first WTA final at Bangkok (l. to Pennetta); QF at Kolkata; reached 3r once and 2r twice; fell 1r 11 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying once; made Top 50 debut on June 11 (after Roland Garros; rose from No.53 to No.50); won three WTA doubles titles w/Chuang - also reached first two Grand Slam doubles finals at Australian Open and US Open (first players from Chinese Taipei ever to reach a Grand Slam final of any kind); made doubles Top 10 debut on June 11 (rose from No.13 to No.10); won four singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - First Top 100 season; SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to Nakamura); fell 1r twice (Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying twice (other two majors); made Top 100 debut on October 30 (rose from No.101 to No.96); won four singles titles and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Played first WTA main draw at US Open, falling 1r (as qualifier, l. to S.Williams); fell in qualifying twice; won first WTA doubles title (w/Chuang); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Won three singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Played first event of career on ITF Circuit in Chinese Taipei.
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