Michael Chang

Birthplace: New Jersey, US
Current Year Record: 0-1


Michael Chang first started playing the game at six years old. By age 15 he was beginning a string of firsts including: youngest player to win a main draw match at the U.S. Open, youngest Grand Slam champion ever (17 years, 3 months), youngest to rank in the Worlds Top 5 and the first player of Asian descent to crack the Top 10. His all-court game is built on speed and a tenacious service return.

Career Highlights

Chang captured his first Tour singles title in San Francisco at age 16.

In 1989, Chang played one of the most memorable matches, overcoming leg cramps and serving underhanded in a 5-set quarterfinal win over Lendl. He went on to win the title (beating Edberg) to become the youngest French Open and Grand Slam winner ever.

Came back from a fractured hip in 1990 to win the Canadian Open (beating Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras) and helped the U.S. team win the Davis Cup.

Chang made the U.S. Open final (1996), the Australian Open final (1996) and the French Open final (1995).

He reached his highest ranking, #2 in the World in singles, in 1996.

34 career titles – all in singles.