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YING-YING DUAN

People's Republic of China

Road to Singapore

96th

SINGLES

27th

DOUBLES

D.O.B.
Jul 3
1989
Height
6' 1"
1.86 m
Weight
185 lbs.
84 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
Personal
Coached by Dong Yuesen ... Trains with the Chinese national program ... Father works in the Subway company (was a basketball player); mother works in a hospital (was a handball player) ... Introduced to the sport by a friend ... Strength is her power; is working on her speed ... Favorite surface is hard; favorite tournament is US Open ... Enjoys shopping and hanging out with friends ... Tennis idol is Roger Federer ... Goal is to reach Top 100.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2016 - Nanchang.
Finalist: 2016 - 125/Suzhou.

DOUBLES
Winner (2): 2018 - Taipei City (w/Y.Wang), 125/Zhengzhou (w/Y.Wang); 2017 - Zhuhai (w/Han).

ADDITIONAL
Chinese Fed Cup Team, 2017.
Career Review
2017 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.95); QF twice at Sydney (l. to A.Radwanska) and Kuala Lumpur (l. to Linette); reached 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r five times (incl. US Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. Roland Garros and Wimbledon) and in qualifying three times.

2016 - Near-first Top 100 season (finished ranked No.102); won maiden WTA singles title at Nanchang (d. King in F); 2r four times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open, both as qualifier); 1r four times; fell in WTA qualifying five times.

2015 - QF twice at Pattaya City and Tianjin; reached 2r twice (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. other two majors); made Top 100 debut on August 10 (rose from No.101 to No.100); also won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2014 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open and US Open) and in qualifying three times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2013 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r once (US Open) and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open); won one singles title on ITF Circuit; withdrew from Wimbledon w/herniated disc.

2012 - Played first WTA main draw at Guangzhou, reaching 2r (as WC); fell in qualifying once (US Open); won four singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Fell in WTA qualifying once.

2010 - Played first WTA qualifying at Beijing; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Played first event of career at ITF/Changsha-CHN.
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