Meilen Tu

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Meilen Tu
Country  United States
Residence Porter Ranch, Los Angeles, California, USA
Born (1978-01-17) January 17, 1978 (age 36)
Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 4 (1.63 m)
Turned pro 1994
Retired 2010
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $ 1,590,412
Singles
Career record 333–304
Career titles 1 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 35 (June 11, 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2nd Rd ('97, '99, '01, '02)
French Open 2nd Rd (2001)
Wimbledon 3rd Rd (2002)
US Open 2nd Rd (1997, 2001)
Doubles
Career record 184–207
Career titles 4 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 28 (October 22, 2007)
Last updated on: January 17, 2014.

Meilen Tu (traditional Chinese: 涂美倫, simplified Chinese: 涂美伦, Hanyu Pinyin: Tú Měilún) (born January 17, 1978) is a former American professional female tennis player. Tu was born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California to Taiwanese parents.

Tu has won one WTA Tour singles title, four WTA Tour doubles titles, four ITF Women's Circuit singles titles and three ITF Women's Circuit doubles titles.

At the 2006 DFS Classic, June 12–18, Tu reached the semi-finals but she lost to Vera Zvonareva, who then won the title.

She currently works as an agent for Lagardère Unlimited Tennis, working closely with players such as Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Garcia, Zhang Shuai, Chang Kai-Chen, [[Francoise Abanda] and James Duckworth. Tu is currently married to Sam Sumyk, who coaches Azarenka.[1]

WTA Tour finals[edit]

Singles 1[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 1
Olympic Games 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. Jan 7, 2001 New Zealand Auckland Hard Argentina Paola Suárez 7–6(10), 6–2

Doubles 10 (4–6)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 2
Tier III 5
Tier IV & V 3
Olympic Games 0
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 21 October 2001 Slovakia Bratislava Hard (I) France Nathalie Dechy Russia Elena Bovina
Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová
3–6 4–6
Winner 1. February 10, 2002 France Paris Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Russia Elena Dementieva
Slovakia Janette Husárová
Walkover
Runner-up 2. February 17, 2002 Belgium Antwerp Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
3–6, 7–6(3), 3–6
Winner 2. September 15, 2002 United States Waikoloa Hard Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi South Africa Nannie de Villiers
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
1–6, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. 21 October 2001 Slovakia Bratislava Hard (I) France Nathalie Dechy Slovenia Maja Matevžič
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
4–6, 0–6
Winner 3. 15 June 2003 United Kingdom Birmingham Grass Belgium Els Callens Australia Alicia Molik
United States Martina Navrátilová
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 2 November 2003 Canada Quebec City Carpet Belgium Els Callens China Ting Li
China Tian-Tian Sun
3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. 22 February 2004 United States Memphis Carpet Sweden Åsa Svensson Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
6–4, 7–6(0)
Runner-up 5. January 8, 2007 Australia Medibank International, Hard France Marion Bartoli Germany Anna-Lena Grönefeld
United States Meghann Shaughnessy
3–6, 6–3, 6–7(2–7)
Runner-up 6. 17 June 2007 United Kingdom Birmingham Grass China Sun Tiantian Taiwan Chuang Chia-jung
Taiwan Chan Yung-jan
6–7(3), 3–6

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