Meng Yuan Bio

  • Coached by Yu Fung Ming, but normally travels alone (sometimes with brother or father)
  • Baseliner who prefers hardcourts; best shot is forehand
  • Born in Hu Nan, grew up in Beijing and resides in Shen Zhen
  • Father's name is Yuan; mother's name is Li; brother is Jun Yuan
  • Started playing at age 8 at school, introduced by Chen Jing, the tennis coach there; now trains in a club in Shen Zhen
  • Idolized Monica Seles and Michael Chang
  • Enjoys listening to music, reading books, watching television and playing Nintendo Gameboy
  • Also enjoys running, playing basketball and ping pong
  • Most memorable experience of tennis career to date was first Tour main draw appearance at Bangkok in 2005
  • If she hadn't been a tennis player, would have been a tennis coach.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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