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Coached by Timothy Nichols and father, Chan Fo Cheng ... Mother's name is Cheng Mei Yu; has one brother, Chan Hao Yu ... Introduced to tennis at age 10 by father ... Played Junior Fed Cup ... Speaks Chinese and a little English ... Favorite music is Chinese; favorite food is Chinese ... Enjoys going to movies and listening to music ... Favorite place is Japan because it is clean ... Favorite thing about being a tennis player is playing at the Grand Slams; least favorite thing is not having much time at home ... Goal is to reach the Top 100.
Winner: 2006 - ITF/Incheon-KOR; 2005 - ITF/Mumbai 1-IND, ITF/Mumbai 2-IND; 2003 - ITF/Tainan-TPE.
Winner: 2008 - ITF/Incheon-KOR, ITF/Gimcheon-KOR (both w/Gajdosova), ITF/Boston, MA-USA (w/Grandin), ITF/Lexington, KY-USA (w/Couts), ITF/Tsukuba-JPN (w/Hwang), ITF/Noto-JPN (w/Chen); 2007 - ITF/Redding, CA-USA (w/Ditty), ITF/Hammond, LA-USA, ITF/Rome-ITA (both w/Luzhanska), ITF/Gimcheon-KOR (w/Hsieh), ITF/Changwon-KOR (w/Kao); 2006 - ITF/Waikoloa, HI-USA (w/Pelletier), ITF/Hammond 1, LA-USA, ITF/Washington, DC-USA (both w/Luzhanska), ITF/Gifu-JPN (w/Hsieh), ITF/Lexington, KY-USA (w/Spears); 2005 - ITF/Mumbai 1-IND (w/Vorobeva), ITF/Gunma-JPN, ITF/Seoul-KOR, ITF/Incheon-KOR, ITF/Kurume-JPN, ITF/Palm Beach Gardens, FL-USA (all w/Hsieh); 2004 - ITF/Incheon-KOR (w/Hsieh), ITF/Haibara-JPN, ITF/Mount Gambier-AUS (both w/Y.Chan); 2003 - ITF/Nonthaburi-THA, ITF/Nakhon Ratchasima-THA, ITF/Tainan-TPE (all w/Chuang); 2002 - ITF/Wellington-NZL (w/Chuang), ITF/Gunma Prefecture-JPN (w/Hsieh), ITF/Tianjin 2-CHN (w/Tong); 2001 - ITF/Nonthaburi 1-THA (w/Hsieh).
Finalist (1): 2007 - Stockholm (w/Luzhanska).
Career in Review
2001 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning one doubles title.
2002 - Played first Tour qualifying at Pattaya City; won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2003 - Played Tour qualifying once; won one singles title and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2004 - Played Tour qualifying twice; won three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2005 - Played Tour qualifying six times; won two singles titles and six doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2006 - Played first two Tour main draws, falling 1r at Cincinnati (as qualifier) and Tashkent; fell in Tour qualifying five times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open); won one singles title and five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Played two more Tour main draws, falling 1r at Bangalore (as qualifier) and Stockholm (as LL); fell in Tour qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open); won five doubles titles on ITF Circuit.