Coached by Yu Fung Ming, but normally travels alone (sometimes with brother or father) ... Baseliner who prefers hardcourts; best shot is forehand ... Born in Hu Nan, grew up in Beijing and resides in Shenzhen ... Father's name is Yuan; mother's name is Li; brother is Jun Yuan ... Started playing at age 8 ... Idolized Monica Seles, Michael Chang ... Enjoys listening to music, reading books, watching TV and playing Nintendo ... Also enjoys running, playing basketball, ping pong ... If she hadn't been a tennis player, would have been a coach.
SINGLESWinner: 2007 - ITF/Hammond, LA-USA; 2006 - ITF/Shenzhen 3-CHN; 2005 - ITF/Benalla-AUS, ITF/Beijing 2-CHN.Quarterfinalist (2): 2008 - Los Angeles; 2005 - Bangkok.DOUBLESWinner: 2005 - ITF/Benalla-AUS (w/Vorobieva).
2002 - Played first Tour qualifying at Shanghai (as WC); also played on ITF Circuit.2003 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.2004 - Fell in Tour qualifying once; also played on ITF Circuit.2005 - Played first two Tour main draws, falling 1r at Guangzhou and reaching QF at Bangkok; fell in Tour qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2006 - Reached 3r once and 2r three times (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r 11 times (incl. other three majors) and in Tour qualifying 10 times; won one singles title on ITF Circuit; made Top 100 debut on March 20 (rose from No.111 to No.100).2007 - Reached 2r five times; fell 1r three times (incl. Australian Open) and in Tour qualifying 13 times (incl. other three majors); won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2008 - QF at Los Angeles; reached 2r twice (incl. Australian Open); fell 1r nine times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon) and in Tour qualifying 14 times (incl. US Open).
JANUARY - Fell in Brisbane and Sydney qualifying; fell 1r at Australian Open (as WC, l. to No.2 seed and eventual champion S.Williams).FEBRUARY - Fell in Memphis qualifying.MARCH - Played on ITF Circuit.APRIL - Played on ITF Circuit.
No content for this player.