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Michael Chang

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Michael Chang
  • Age: 42 (22.02.1972)
  • Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
  • Residence: Mercer Island, Washington, USA
  • Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
  • Weight: 160 lbs (73 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1988
  • Coach: Carl Chang
  • Website: http://www.mchang.com
Inactive
United States

United States

As of 21.07.2014
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Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

2

09.09.1996

662-312 34 $19,145,632

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

199

19.04.1993

11-33 0 $19,145,632

Singles & Doubles combined

Won the USTA Boys 18s Hardcourts and the Boys 18s Nationals in 1987...At age 12, won the USTA Junior Hard Court singles, and the Fiesta Bowl 16s at age 13...Named ATP Newcomer of the Year in 1988...Has an 8-4 career Davis Cup record in six ties...An avid fisherman, often takes fishing trips while traveling...One of his passions is to breed African cichilds in several fresh-water aquariums he has set up in his home in Mercer Island, Wash...His largest aquarium is 240 gallons, eight-feet long by two-feet high...Son of research chemists Joe and Betty Chang...A devout Christian...Chairman of ATP Tour Charities in 1994...Supports grassroots tennis development in Asia through his Stars of the Future program in Hong Kong and the Reebok Challenge across all of Asia...A national spokesperson for the National Fish & Wildlife Federation...One of five athletes named in the second annual Most Caring Athlete by USA TODAY Weekend in 1995...Earned one of seven Asian American leadership awards in May 1997 by A. Magazine for status as a role model for Asian American youth...In 1999, established the Chang Family Foundation with commitment to Christian values and foundation coordinates family's community service, including youth programs and international outreach events...In 2001, served as a goodwill ambassador for 2008 Beijing Olympic bid committee...Released a book about his career in summer 2002, "Holding Serve: Persevering On and Off the Court"…Coached by older brother, Carl (born Feb. 13, 1969), who began working with Michael in late July 1991 (the two have played doubles together in 17 ATP stops since 1990).

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