Michael Chang Biography

Michael Te-Pei Chang is an American tennis player. He became the youngest male player to win a Grand Slam singles title when he won the French Open in 1989 at the age of 17 years and 4 months.

Known for his on-court speed and fighting spirit, Chang is considered by many observers to have been one of the best defensive baseliners of all time. He also introduced the jumping two-handed backhand. He remained in the top 10 of the ATP world rankings for several years in the 1990s, peaking at World No. 2 in September 1996.

Chang was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2008.

As of January 2014, Chang is coaching Kei Nishikori. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Michael Chang
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Tennis player
Ethnicity:
Taiwanese American
Date of Birth:
February 22, 1972 (49)
Astrological Sign:
Pisces
Marriages
  • 2008-10-18
    Tennis player Michael Chang (35) weds fellow tennis player Amber Liu (24) at Lake Hills Community Church in Laguna Hills, California
Michael Chang Timeline
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