Kai-Chen Chang Bio

  • Currently without a full-time coach; travels with father
  • Father is Chin Lai Chang and mother is Yu Mei Jun (sell seafood in markets in Taiwan); two older brothers, Yao Lun and Yao Chung (both play tennis)
  • Born and raised in Taiwan, an hour from Taipei; splits training between Taiwan and Delray Beach, Florida (International Tennis Academy)
  • Started playing tennis at age 6 when introduced to sport by brothers at local tennis club
  • Aggressive baseliner whose favorite shot is backhand; favorite surface is hard
  • Idolized Justine Henin and Roger Federer when growing up
  • Enjoys travelling and meeting new people, but misses family when travelling
  • Would have studied to be an architect if wasn't a tennis player
  • Goal is to reach Top 10.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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