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Coached by father, Chan Yuan-Liang ... Mother, Liu Hsieh-Chen, is a businesswoman; sister, Chan Yung-Jan, 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 - Won four WTA doubles titles, taking her career tally to 18 – lifted the trophy at Hobart, Doha, Eastbourne and Osaka (all w/L.Chan); 2019 marked second time she has won four titles in a single season (also 2015); overall record in doubles finals stands at 18-12 (most recent loss coming at 2019 Brisbane); notched her 300th career win in doubles in 2019 at Rome (w/L.Chan, d. Stosur/S.Zhang to reach SF); made her third showing at the WTA Finals (w/L. Chan). Also qualified with her sister from 2015-16; played her last singles match at 2019 Doha, falling to Kr.Pliskova in opening round of qualifying – her first singles match since 2017 Stanford (l. Cepede Royg in 1r of qualifying); reached US Open mixed doubles final w/M.Venus.
2018 – Captured Dubai title with partner 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.