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Personal

Coached by father, Chan Yuan-Liang ... Mother is Liu Hsieh-Chen; 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 ... Decided to be a professional tennis player at age of 10, as 921 earthquake happened in 1999 collapsed the town and the house where she was born ... Ranked 50 in singles at age of 17, became a doubles only player from 2015 due to health issue ... Speaks Chinese, English ... Likes music, reading, cooking and charity ... Favorites are Taiwanese, Italian, Japanese food ... Currently studying for Doctoral Degree Program in International Sports Management and Innovation in National Taiwan Sport University.

Career Highlights

SINGLES
Finalist (1): 2007 - Bangkok.

DOUBLES
Winner (33): 2019 - Hobart, Doha, Eastbourne, Osaka (all w/H.Chan); 2018 - San Jose (w/Peschke); 2017 - Taipei City (w/H.Chan), Eastbourne, Mallorca, Rome, Madrid, Indian Wells, Cincinnati, US Open, Wuhan, Beijing (all w/Hingis), Hong Kong (w/H.Chan); 2016 - Kaohsiung, Doha, Hong Kong (all w/H.Chan); 2015 - Pattaya City, Cincinnati, Tokyo [International] (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 (24): 2019 - Brisbane (w/H.Chan); 2018 - Sydney (w/Sestini Hlavackova), Montréal (w/Makarova); 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
Winner (3): 2019 - Roland Garros, Wimbledon (both w/Dodig); 2018 - Roland Garros (w/Dodig).
Finalist (1): 2011 - Australian Open (w/Hanley).

ADDITIONAL
Chinese Taipei Fed Cup Team, 2006-08, 2010, 2012, 2015.

Career in Review

2017 - Third Top 10 doubles season (finishing No.1); won 10 WTA doubles titles - incl. first Grand Slam doubles title at US Open w/Hingis; rose to co-No.1 in doubles w/Hingis on October 23.

2016 - Second Top 10 doubles season (finishing No.7); won three WTA doubles titles (all w/H.Chan) and qualified for WTA Finals Singapore.

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.