Michael Chang

Country  United States
Residence Orange County, California, USA
Date of birth February 22, 1972 (1972-02-22) (age 38)
Place of birth Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Turned pro 1988
Retired 2003
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money

$19,145,632

  • 10th All-time leader in earnings
Int. Tennis HOF 2008 (member page)
Singles
Career record 662–312 (68% at ATP Tour, Grand Prix tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 34
Highest ranking 2 (September 9, 1996)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open F (1996)
French Open W (1989)
Wimbledon QF (1994)
US Open F (1996)
Doubles
Career record 11–33 (25% at ATP Tour, Grand Prix tour and Grand Slam level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking 19

According to ATP world rating Michael Chang remained the Top 10 till 1990 and attained the World's No. 2 position also.

Chang is highly recollected for becoming the youngest-ever male winner of a Grand Slam singles title as he achieved the 1989 French Open at 17 years of age.

PERSONAL DETAILS

Being as American ex- professional tennis player Chang's total career prize-money earnings estimated to about US$19,145,632.

In 1996 his career-high singles ranking was rated as World No. 2.

AWARDS

In 1987 Chang won the Boys 18s Nationals and USTA Boys 18s Hardcourts when he was only 15 years old.

Chang also became the youngest player to win a main draw match at the US Open in the same year.

In 1988 Chang achieved his first top-level singles title at San Francisco when he as only 16 years old.

Chang captured the 1989 French Open title and 1992US Open.

Chang achieved a total of 34 top-level professional singles titles.

Chang won the final top-level title in 2000 at Los Angeles.

 

Records

Tournament Years Record accomplished Player tied
French Open 1989 Youngest Grand Slam men's singles champion Stands alone
Indian Wells Masters 1992–1997 Most titles (3) Roger Federer

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 4 (1-3)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1989 French Open Clay Stefan Edberg 6–1, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 1995 French Open Clay Thomas Muster 7–5, 6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 1996 Australian Open Hard Boris Becker 6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
Runner-up 1996 US Open Hard Pete Sampras 6–1, 6–4, 7–6(3)

Year-End Championships finals

Singles: 1 (0-1)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner-up 1995 Frankfurt Carpet Boris Becker 7–6(3), 6–0, 7–6(5)

Masters Series finals

Singles: 9 (7-2)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1990 Canada (Toronto) Hard Jay Berger 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(2)
Winner 1992 Indian Wells Hard Andrei Chesnokov 6–3, 6–4, 7–5
Winner 1992 Key Biscayne Hard Alberto Mancini 7–5, 7–5
Winner 1993 Cincinnati Hard Stefan Edberg 7–5, 0–6, 6–4
Winner 1994 Cincinnati Hard Stefan Edberg 6–2, 7–5
Runner-up 1995 Cincinnati Hard Andre Agassi 7–5, 6–2
Winner 1996 Indian Wells Hard Paul Haarhuis 7–5, 6–1, 6–1
Runner-up 1996 Cincinnati Hard Andre Agassi 7–6(4), 6–4
Winner 1997 Indian Wells Hard Bohdan Ulihrach 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3

Grand Slam, Grand Prix, and ATP Tour career finals

Singles: 58 (34-24)

Wins (34)

Legend Titles by surface
Grand Slam (1) Hard (21)
Year-End Championships (0) Clay (4)
ATP Masters Series (7) Grass (0)
ATP Championship Series (5) Carpet (9)
ATP World Series / Grand Prix (21)  

 

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. September 26, 1988 San Francisco, USA Carpet Johan Kriek 6–2, 6–3
2. May 29, 1989 French Open, Paris, France Clay Stefan Edberg 6–1, 3–6, 4–6, 6–4, 6–2
3. November 7, 1989 Wembley, UK Carpet Guy Forget 6–2, 6–1, 6–1
4. July 23, 1990 Toronto, Canada Hard Jay Berger 4–6, 6–3, 7–6(2)
5. November 4, 1991 Birmingham, UK Carpet Guillaume Raoux 6–3, 6–2
6. February 3, 1992 San Francisco, USA Hard Jim Courier 6–3, 6–3
7. March 2, 1992 Indian Wells, USA Hard Andrei Chesnokov 6–3, 6–4, 7–5
8. March 13, 1992 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Alberto Mancini 7–5, 7–5
9. January 11, 1993 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard Carl-Uwe Steeb 2–6, 6–2, 6–1
10. March 29, 1993 Osaka, Japan Hard Amos Mansdorf 6–4, 6–4
11. August 9, 1993 Cincinnati, USA Hard Stefan Edberg 7–5, 0–6, 6–4
12. September 27, 1993 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Hard Jonas Svensson 6–0, 6–4
13. October 18, 1993 Beijing, China Carpet Greg Rusedski 7–6(5), 6–7(6), 6–4
14. January 10, 1994 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard David Rikl 6–3, 6–3
15. February 14, 1994 Philadelphia, USA Carpet Paul Haarhuis 6–3, 6–2
16. April 11, 1994 Hong Kong, UK Hard Patrick Rafter 6–1, 6–3
17. April 25, 1994 Atlanta, USA Clay Todd Martin 6–7(4), 7–6(4), 6–0
18. August 8, 1994 Cincinnati, USA Hard Stefan Edberg 6–2, 7–5
19. October 17, 1994 Beijing, China Carpet Anders Järryd 7–5, 7–5
20. April 17, 1995 Hong Kong, UK Hard Jonas Björkman 6–3, 6–1
21. May 1, 1995 Atlanta, USA Clay Andre Agassi 6–2, 6–7(6), 6–4
22. October 9, 1995 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Mvark Philippoussis 6–3, 6–4
23. October 16, 1995 Beijing, China Carpet Renzo Furlan 7–5, 6–3
24. March 11, 1996 Indian Wells, USA Hard Paul Haarhuis 7–5, 6–1, 6–1
25. July 15, 1996 Washington, D.C., USA Hard Wayne Ferreira 6–2, 6–4
26. July 29, 1996 Los Angeles, USA Hard Richard Krajicek 6–4, 6–3
27. February 17, 1997 Memphis, USA Hard Todd Woodbridge 6–3, 6–4
28. March 10, 1997 Indian Wells, USA Hard Bohdan Ulihrach 4–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
29. April 7, 1997 Hong Kong, UK Hard Patrick Rafter 6–3, 6–3
30. April 21, 1997 Orlando, USA Clay Grant Stafford 4–6, 6–2, 6–1
31. July 14, 1997 Washington, D.C., USA Hard Petr Korda 5–7, 6–2, 6–1
32. August 24, 1998 Boston, USA Hard Paul Haarhuis 6–3, 6–4
33. October 5, 1998 Shanghai, China Carpet Goran Ivanišević 4–6, 6–1, 6–2
34. July 24, 2000 Los Angeles, USA Hard Jan-Michael Gambill 6–7(2), 6–3, retired

Runner-ups (24)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
1. September 18, 1989 Los Angeles, USA Hard Aaron Krickstein 2–6, 6–4, 6–2
2. July 30, 1990 Los Angeles, USA Hard Stefan Edberg 7–6(4), 2–6, 7–6(3)
3. November 5, 1990 Wembley, UK Carpet Jakob Hlasek 7–6(7), 6–3
4. December 10, 1991 Grand Slam Cup, v, Germany Carpet David Wheaton 7–5, 6–2, 6-4
5. April 13, 1992 Hong Kong, UK Hard Jim Courier 7–5, 6–3
6. December 8, 1992 Grand Slam Cup, Munich, Germany Carpet Michael Stich 6–2, 6–3, 6–2
7. August 2, 1993 Los Angeles, USA Hard Richard Krajicek 0–6, 7–6(3), 7–6(5)
8. August 23, 1993 Long Island, USA Hard Marc Rosset 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
9. January 31, 1994 San José, USA Hard Renzo Furlan 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
10. April 4, 1994 Tokyo, Japan Hard Pete Sampras 6–4, 6–2
11. October 10, 1994 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Goran Ivanišević 6–4, 6–4
12. February 6, 1995 San José, USA Hard Andre Agassi 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
13. February 20, 1995 Philadelphia, USA Carpet Thomas Enqvist 0–6, 6–4, 6–0
14. May 29, 1995 French Open, Paris, France Clay Thomas Muster 7–5, 6–2, 6–4
15. August 7, 1995 Cincinnati, U.S. Hard Andre Agassi 7–5, 6–2
16. November 14, 1995 Year-End Championships, Hanover, Germany Carpet (I) Boris Becker 7–6(3), 6–0, 7–6(5)
17. January 15, 1996 Australian Open, Melbourne, Australia Hard Boris Becker 6–2, 6–4, 2–6, 6–2
18. April 8, 1996 Hong Kong, UK Hard Pete Sampras 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
19. August 5, 1996 Cincinnati, USA Hard Andre Agassi 7–6(4), 6–4
20. August 26, 1996 U.S. Open, New York City, USA Hard Pete Sampras 6–1, 6–4, 7–6(3)
21. September 30, 1996 Singapore Carpet Jonathan Stark 6–4, 6–4
22. February 16, 1998 Memphis, USA Hard Mark Philippoussis 6–3, 6–2
23. April 20, 1998 Orlando, USA Clay Jim Courier 7–5, 3–6, 7–5
24. January 10, 2000 Auckland, New Zealand Hard Magnus Norman 3–6, 6–3, 7–5

Singles performance timeline

Tournament 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Career SR
Australian Open A A A A A 3R 2R A SF F SF 2R 2R 1R 1R 1R A 0 / 10
French Open A 3R W QF QF 3R 2R 3R F 3R 4R 3R 1R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1 / 16
Wimbledon A 2R 4R 4R 1R 1R 3R QF 2R 1R 1R 2R A 2R 2R 2R A 0 / 14
U.S. Open 2R 4R 4R 3R 4R SF QF 4R QF F SF 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1R 0 / 17
SR 0 / 1 0 / 3 1 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 3 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 4 0 / 2 1 / 57
Indian Wells Masters A 1R QF A QF W SF 3R 3R W W A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 3 / 14
Miami Masters A A A A 3R W 1R 3R 2R QF 2R A 1R 2R 2R 1R 2R 1 / 12
Monte Carlo Masters A A A A A A A A A 1R A A A 1R 1R A A 0 / 3
Rome Masters A A A 1R A QF 1R SF 2R QF A 1R QF 2R 2R A A 0 / 10
Hamburg Masters A A A 1R A 2R 1R A A A A 2R 1R 1R 2R A A 0 / 7
Canada Masters A A A W 1R A 3R 3R QF A SF A 3R 2R 1R A A 1 / 9
Cincinnati Masters A QF QF QF 3R SF W W F F SF 2R QF 1R 2R 3R 1R 2 / 16
Madrid Masters (Stuttgart) A A A 3R A A A 2R A A A A A A A A A 0 / 2
Paris Masters A A QF 1R SF 2R 3R SF QF 3R 2R 1R SF 3R A A A 0 / 12
Tennis Masters Cup A A RR A A RR RR RR F RR RR A A A A A A 0 / 7
Runners-up 0 0 1 2 1 2 2 3 5 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 24
Titles Won 0 1 2 1 1 3 5 6 4 3 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 34
Overall Win-Loss 4-4 23-13 47-17 36-21 47-20 57-23 66-21 66-21 65-19 65-19 57-21 35-17 30-22 42-26 16-21 7-16 2-10 662-312
Year End Ranking 163 30 5 15 15 6 8 6 5 2 3 29 48 32 94 124 383  

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