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Coached by father, Chan Yuan-Liang ... Mother, Liu Hsieh-Chen, is a businesswoman; sister, Latisha, is also a tennis player ... Began playing tennis at age 3 ... Favorite surfaces are hardcourts and clay ... Speaks Chinese and English ... Likes light rock music, Chinese food and swimming.
Winner (18): 2019 - Hobart, Doha, Eastbourne, Osaka (all w/L.Chan); 2018 - Dubai (Z.Yang); 2017 - Taipei City, Hong Kong (both w/Y.Chan); 2016 - Kaohsiung, Doha, Hong Kong (all w/Y.Chan); 2015 - Pattaya City, Cincinnati, Tokyo [Japan Open] (all w/Y.Chan), Nürnberg (w/Medina Garrigues); 2014 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Babos), Eastbourne, 125/Taipei (both w/Y.Chan); 2013 - Shenzhen (w/Y.Chan), Oeiras (w/Mladenovic); 2012 - 125/Taipei (w/Mladenovic).
Finalist (12): 2019 - Brisbane (w/L.Chan); 2017 - Wimbledon (w/Nicuelscu), Birmingham (w/Zhang), Strasbourg (w/Y.Chan); 2016 - Eastbourne (w/Y.Chan); 2015 - Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Beijing (both w/Y.Chan); 2014 - Charleston (w/Y.Chan); 2013 - Carlsbad (w/Husarova), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (w/Huber); 2012 - Pattaya City (w/Y.Chan), Kuala Lumpur (w/Fujiwara).
Chinese Taipei Fed Cup Team, 2015-16.
Career in Review
2019 - Completed fourth non-consecutive Top 20 year-end season in doubles (No.15). Won four WTA doubles titles at Hobart, Doha, Eastbourne and Osaka, all with her sister L.Chan. The pair also finished as runners-up at Brisbane. In Grand Slam play, best result was QF run at the Australian Open (w/L.Chan). With her sister, qualified for WTA Finals in Shenzhen, going 0-3 in the group stage. Contested one singles match in all of 2019, falling in qualifying at Doha (l. Kr.Pliskova); reached US Open mixed doubles final w/M.Venus.
2018 – Made her seventh consecutive Top 30 year-end finish in doubles (No.25). Captured one doubles title at Dubai (w/Z.Yang). Made SF runs at Taipei City (w/Babos) and Roland Garros (w/Z.Yang). Reached QFs at Miami (w/L.Chan), Birmingham (w/Z.Yang) and Washington, DC (w/Z.Yang).
2017 – Completed her third consecutive Top 20 season in doubles play, and sixth consecutive Top 50 finish; won a pair of finals at Taipei City and Hong Kong, both with Chan as her partner; reached her first career women’s doubles Grand Slam final at Wimbledon with Niculescu, finishing as runner-up behind Makarova and Vesnina; other best results include runner-up results at Birmingham (w/ Zhang) and Strasbourg (w/ Chan); reached US Open mixed doubles final w/M.Venus.
2016 - Achieved career-high ranking in doubles at No.5 on June 27 and went on to qualify for BNP Paribas Finals in Singapore (played entire season w/sister Latisha Chan); won three WTA doubles crowns at Taiwan, Qatar and Hong Kong; advanced to three semifinals in a row at Cincinnati, Wuhan and Beijing; produced quarterfinal appearances at both Australian Open and Roland Garros; runner-up at Eastbourne and quarterfinalist at Rio Olympic Games.
2015 - Advanced to six WTA doubles finals - the most in one season of her career – lifting the trophies at Pattaya City, Cincinnati, Tokyo Int’l, Nürnberg, and reaching the final at Tokyo [PPO] and Beijing.
2014 - Fell in WTA qualifying twice; won two WTA doubles titles; won one WTA 125K Series doubles title; recorded first career Grand Slam final appearance of any kind with runner-up finish in mixed doubles w/M.Mirnyi at Wimbledon.
2013 - Fell in WTA qualifying once; won two WTA doubles titles.
2012 - Won one WTA 125K Series doubles title; won one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Won four doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Played first WTA qualifying at Strasbourg.
2009 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2008 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2007 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit, winning one doubles title.