March 11, 2017

Information about Michael Chang

Personal facts

About him

  • Tennis player
  • Born February 22, 1972
  • Hoboken, United States
  • 1.75 m (5 feet 9 inches)
  • 73 kg (160 pounds)

Family

  • Parents: Betty and Joe Chang
  • Sibling: one brother

Accomplishments

Victories in singles

  • Winner in Los Angeles, United States by beating Jan-Michael Gambil: 2000.
  • Winner in Shanghai, China by beating Goran Ivaniševic: 1998.
  • Winner in Boston, United States by beating Paul Haarhuis: 1998.
  • Winner in Washington, United States by beating Petr Korda: 1997.
  • Winner in Orlando, United States by beating Grant Stafford: 1997.
  • Winner in Hong Kong, United Kingdom by beating Patrick Rafter: 1997.
  • Winner in Indian Wells, United States by beating Bohdan Ulihrach: 1997.
  • Winner in Memphis, United States by beating Todd Woodbridge: 1997.
  • Winner in Los Angeles, United States by beating Richard Krajicek: 1996.
  • Winner in Washington, United States by beating Wayne Ferreira: 1996.
  • Winner in Indian Wells, United States by beating Paul Haarhuis: 1996.
  • Winner in Beijing, China by beating Renzo Furlan: 1995.
  • Winner in Tokyo, Japan by beating Mark Philippoussis: 1995.
  • Winner in Atlanta, United States by beating Andre Agassi: 1995.
  • Winner in Hong Kong, United Kingdom by beating Jonas Björkman: 1995.
  • Winner in Beijing, China by beating Anders Järryd: 1994.
  • Winner in Cincinnati, United States by beating Stefan Edberg: 1994.
  • Winner in Atlanta, United States by beating Todd Martin: 1994.
  • Winner in Hong Kong, United Kingdom by beating Patrick Rafter: 1994.
  • Winner in Philadelphia, United States by beating Paul Haarhuis: 1994.
  • Winner in Jakarta, Indonesia by beating David Rikl: 1994.
  • Winner in Beijing, China by beating Greg Rusedski: 1993.
  • Winner in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia by beating Jonas Svensson: 1993.
  • Winner in Cincinnati, United States by beating Stefan Edberg: 1993.
  • Winner in Osaka, Japan by beating Amos Mansdorf: 1993.
  • Winner in Jakarta, Indonesia by beating Carl-Uwe Steeb: 1993.
  • Winner in Miami, United States by beating Alberto Mancini: 1992.
  • Winner in Indian Wells, United States by beating Andrei Chesnokov: 1992.
  • Winner in San Francisco, United States by beating Jim Courrier: 1992.
  • Winner in Birmingham, United Kingdom by beating Guillaume Raoux: 1991.
  • Winner in Toronto, Canada by beating Jay Berger: 1990.
  • Winner in Wembley, United Kingdom by beating Guy Forget: 1989.
  • Winner in Roland-Garros (French Open), Paris, France by beating Stefan Edberg: 1989.
  • Winner in San Francisco, United States by beating Johan Kriek: 1988.

Olympics Games

  • He participated in two Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain (1992) and Sydney, Australia (2000) by representing United States.

Tennis facts

Plays

  • Right-handed
  • Two-handed backhand

World ranking

  • His best world ranking in singles according to the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) is the 2nd place on September 9, 1996.

Other fact

  • Youngest Grand Slam men's singles champion at 17 years old: Roland-Garros (1989).