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Kai-Chen Chang

Kai-Chen Chang
  • Residence: Taipei, Chinese Taipei
  • Date of Birth: 13 Jan 1991
  • Birthplace: Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei
  • Height: 5' 6" (1.67 m)
  • Weight: 117 lbs. (53 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (November 2007)

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Kai-Chen Chang Biography

Father is Chin Lai Chang and mother is Yu Mei Jun (sell seafood in markets in Taiwan); two older brothers, Yao Lun and Yao Chung (both play tennis) ... Born and raised in Taiwan, an hour from Taipei ... Started playing tennis at age 6 when introduced to sport by brothers at local tennis club ... Aggressive baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand; favorite surface is hard ... Idolized Justine Henin and Roger Federer when growing up ... Likes travelling and meeting new people, but misses family when travelling ... Would have studied to be an architect if wasn't a tennis player ... Goal is to reach Top 10.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 3 11
Prize Money $86,239 $743,136
W/L - Singles 25 - 13 193 - 159
W/L - Doubles 14 - 2 128 - 77
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Results

NANCHANG

WTA // CHINA // 27-Jul-2015 // $115,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [4] Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 110 6-3 6-3
R16 Win Kai-Lin Zhang (CHN) 146 3-6 6-1 6-3
Q Win [7] Yafan Wang (CHN) 137 6-3 1-6 6-4
S Win Jia-Jing Lu (CHN) 253 3-6 7-6 (3) 7-6 (3)
F Loss [1/W] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 25 6-3 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+95

Prize Money

$11,000
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
151 141 133
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
05-Jul-2010 (82) 11-Feb-2013 (65)
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2014 - Fell in WTA qualifying once.

2013 - Played just eight events - reached 2r once, fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros, US Open); also played on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Second Top 100 season; runner-up at Osaka (l. to Watson 75 57 76(4) in final; held 4mp at 5-4 third set); QF at Washington DC; reached 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r six times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. US Open); won two WTA doubles titles; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r seven times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon) and in qualifying eight times (incl. other two majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2010 - QF twice at Kuala Lumpur and Osaka; reached 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r eight times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying nine times; won one WTA doubles title; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2009 - First Top 100 season; played first five WTA main draws, reaching 3r once (Tokyo [Pan Pacific] - d. No.1 Safina en route) and 2r twice; fell 1r twice and in qualifying once; made Top 100 debut on November 9 (rose from No.102 to No.92); won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won one singles title and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2007 - Fell in WTA qualifying once.

2006 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2015 - 125/Nanchang; 2012 - Osaka.

DOUBLES
Winner (4): 2015 - 125/Nanchang (w/S.Zheng); 2013 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Aoyama); 2012 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Chuang), Washington DC (w/Aoyama); 2010 - Osaka (w/Osterloh).

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 1 3
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 3 11
Prize Money $86,239 $743,136
W/L - Singles 25 - 13 193 - 159
W/L - Doubles 14 - 2 128 - 77

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
2 / 5 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r - 1r 2r 1r 1r - -
0 / 2 FRENCH OPEN - - - 1r - 1r - -
1 / 3 WIMBLEDON - - - 1r 1r 2r - -
2 / 2 US OPEN - - - - - 2r 2r -

Doubles

W/L   2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
0 / 1 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r - - - - - - -
0 / 3 FRENCH OPEN 1r - 1r 1r - - - -
1 / 2 WIMBLEDON - - 1r 2r - - - -
0 / 1 US OPEN - - - 1r - - - -

Kai-Chen Chang Results

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    Doubles

NANCHANG

WTA // CHINA // 27-Jul-2015 // $115,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [4] Su-Wei Hsieh (TPE) 110 6-3 6-3
R16 Win Kai-Lin Zhang (CHN) 146 3-6 6-1 6-3
Q Win [7] Yafan Wang (CHN) 137 6-3 1-6 6-4
S Win Jia-Jing Lu (CHN) 253 3-6 7-6 (3) 7-6 (3)
F Loss [1/W] Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 25 6-3 7-6 (6)

WTA Rankings PTS

+95

Prize Money

$11,000

ZHENGZHOU

ITF // CHINA // 20-Jul-2015 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 183 // Seed/Entry: 4/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Xinyu Gao (CHN) 381 6-2 6-0
R16 Loss Jing-Jing Lu (CHN) 443 6-7 (5) 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+5

Prize Money

$392

INCHEON

ITF // KOREA // 15-Jun-2015 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 212 // Seed/Entry: 3/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Kotomi Takahata (JPN) 663 6-1 6-3
R16 Win [Q] Kristie Ahn (USA) 342 6-1 6-1
Q Win [6] Jia-Jing Lu (CHN) 252 6-4 6-3
S Loss [1] Risa Ozaki (JPN) 171 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$1,144

GOYANG

ITF // KOREA // 08-Jun-2015 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 213 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Ye-Ra Lee (KOR) 430 6-4 6-1
R16 Win Sung-Hee Han (KOR) 544 6-0 6-4
Q Win Fang Ying Xun (CHN) 498 6-4 6-3
S Loss [1] Risa Ozaki (JPN) 170 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+18

Prize Money

$1,144

XUZHOU

ITF // CHINA // 25-May-2015 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 246 // Seed/Entry: 6/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [L] Zhou Mingjun (CHN) 0 6-2 6-2
R16 Win Na-Ri Kim (KOR) 689 6-3 6-0
Q Win Jing-Jing Lu (CHN) 488 6-2 6-3
S Win [3] Xinyun Han (CHN) 224 6-1 6-2
F Loss [1] Luksika Kumkhum (THA) 141 1-6 7-5 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+48

Prize Money

$4,053

WUHAN

ITF // CHINA // 18-May-2015 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 7/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Na-Ri Kim (KOR) 746 6-3 6-4
R16 Win Nina Stojanovic (SRB) 290 6-2 6-4
Q Loss Yuxuan Zhang (CHN) 364 6-3 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+15

Prize Money

$1,267

NANNING

ITF // CHINA // 27-Apr-2015 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 266 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss Nudnida Luangnam (THA) 413 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$228

SHENZHEN

ITF // CHINA // 20-Apr-2015 // $25,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 267 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Yan Wang (CHN) 366 6-4 6-4
R16 Win [Q] Ching-Wen Hsu (TPE) 395 6-2 6-1
Q Loss [1] Ying-Ying Duan (CHN) 122 7-5 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+9

Prize Money

$654

BANGKOK 2

ITF // THAILAND // 30-Mar-2015 // $15,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 0 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Natasha Palha (IND) 0 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$147

BANGKOK

ITF // THAILAND // 23-Mar-2015 // $15,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 266 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Akiko Omae (JPN) 513 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$147

JIANGMEN 2

ITF // CHINA // 09-Mar-2015 // $10,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/64Q/16D // Rank: 282 // Seed/Entry: 1/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Ho Ching Wu (HKG) 628 6-4 6-0
R16 Win Yurika Sema (JPN) 544 6-3 6-2
Q Win [W] Xiaodi You (CHN) 821 6-0 6-1
S Win [Q] Freya Christie (GBR) 865 6-2 1-6 6-3
F Win [Q] Di Zhao (CHN) 1112 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+12

Prize Money

$1,568

KUALA LUMPUR

WTA // MALAYSIA // 02-Mar-2015 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 281 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss [10] Fangzhou Liu (CHN) 167 7-5 6-7 (7) 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$600

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 402 // Seed/Entry: /W

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Jie Zheng (CHN) 100 6-1 6-2
R64 Loss [25] Barbora Strycova (CZE) 23 6-1 7-5

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$52,466

HONG KONG 2

ITF // HONG KONG // 05-Jan-2015 // $50,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 403 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Chang Liu (CHN) 378 6-2 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+0

Prize Money

$110

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
151 141 133

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 160
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R64 40
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN R64 100
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R64 100
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R16 160
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 462 -
2013 593 157
2012 89 77
2011 142 165
2010 119 99
2009 92 138
2008 232 217
2007 523 638
2006 1440 834
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
05-Jul-2010 (82) 11-Feb-2013 (65)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
151 349

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R128 2
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON R128 5
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R16 160
29/08/2011 US OPEN Q - R64 40
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R16 60
Date Tournament Round Points
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 40
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN R64 100
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON R64 100
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
31/08/2009 US OPEN R16 160

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
18/02/2013 DUBAI Q - R32 1
13/08/2012 CINCINNATI Q - R64 1
07/08/2012 MONTREAL Q - R32 12
16/07/2012 CARLSBAD R32 1
09/07/2012 STANFORD R32 1
18/06/2012 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
14/05/2012 ROME Q - R32 1
20/03/2012 MIAMI Q - R64 1
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
13/02/2012 DOHA Q - R16 20
Date Tournament Round Points
01/01/2012 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q - R16 20
08/08/2011 TORONTO Q - R64 1
01/08/2011 CARLSBAD Q - R32 1
25/07/2011 STANFORD R16 60
30/04/2011 MADRID Q - R32 1
18/04/2011 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
21/02/2011 DOHA Q - R32 1
02/10/2010 BEIJING Q - R32 1
26/09/2010 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC Q 30
Date Tournament Round Points
16/08/2010 MONTREAL Q - R64 1
26/07/2010 STANFORD S 20
14/06/2010 EASTBOURNE Q - R32 1
08/05/2010 MADRID Q - R32 1
12/04/2010 CHARLESTON R32 40
23/03/2010 MIAMI Q - R64 1
10/03/2010 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 20
10/01/2010 SYDNEY Q - R32 8
03/10/2009 BEIJING Q - R32 1
27/09/2009 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R16 140
Date Tournament Round Points

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
02/03/2015 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R32 1
06/10/2014 OSAKA Q - R32 1
07/10/2013 OSAKA Q - R32 1
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
28/01/2013 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
30/12/2012 SHENZHEN R16 30
08/10/2012 OSAKA F 200
17/09/2012 GUANGZHOU Q 30
29/07/2012 WASHINGTON DC Q 70
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
Date Tournament Round Points
21/05/2012 STRASBOURG Q - R32 1
27/02/2012 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
06/02/2012 PATTAYA CITY S 40
19/09/2011 GUANGZHOU R32 1
06/06/2011 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
25/04/2011 BARCELONA S 10
28/02/2011 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
07/02/2011 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
11/10/2010 OSAKA Q 70
20/09/2010 SEOUL R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
13/09/2010 GUANGZHOU R16 30
07/06/2010 BIRMINGHAM R64 1
17/05/2010 STRASBOURG R32 1
03/05/2010 ESTORIL Q - R32 1
05/04/2010 PONTE VEDRA BEACH R32 1
22/02/2010 KUALA LUMPUR Q 70
08/02/2010 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
04/01/2010 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
12/10/2009 OSAKA S 46
21/09/2009 SEOUL S 46
Date Tournament Round Points
14/09/2009 GUANGZHOU S 16

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
29/09/2008 TOKYO - JAPAN OPEN Q - R16 3
22/09/2008 SEOUL Q - R32 1
16/07/2007 CINCINNATI Q - R32 1

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