Meilen Tu

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Meilen Tu
Meilen Tu.jpg
Country (sports)  United States
Residence Porter Ranch, Los Angeles, California, USA
Born (1978-01-17) January 17, 1978 (age 38)
Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5 ft 4 in (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 2R ('97, '99, '01, '02)
French Open 2R (2001)
Wimbledon 3R (2002)
US Open 2R (1997, 2001)
Doubles
Career record 184–207
Career titles 4 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest ranking No. 28 (October 22, 2007)

Meilen Tu (traditional Chinese: 涂美倫, simplified Chinese: 涂美伦, Hanyu Pinyin: Tú Měilún) (born January 17, 1978) is an American former professional tennis player. She 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.

Born in Tarzana, Los Angeles, California to Taiwanese parents, Tu was the US Open girls' singles champion in 1994. At the 2006 DFS Classic she reached the semi-finals but lost to Vera Zvonareva, who then won the title.

Tu 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 formerly coached two-time grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka, Eugenie Bouchard and currently Garbiñe Muguruza.[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
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1. January 7, 2001 Auckland Hard Argentina Paola Suárez 7–6(12–10), 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
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. October 21, 2001 Bratislava Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Russia Elena Bovina
Czech Republic Dája Bedáňová
3–6 4–6
Winner 1. February 10, 2002 Paris Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Russia Elena Dementieva
Slovakia Janette Husárová
Walkover
Runner-up 2. February 17, 2002 Antwerp Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Switzerland Patty Schnyder
3–6, 7–6(7–3), 3–6
Winner 2. September 15, 2002 Waikoloa Hard Venezuela María Vento-Kabchi South Africa Nannie de Villiers
Kazakhstan Irina Selyutina
1–6, 6–2, 6–3
Runner-up 3. October 21, 2001 Bratislava Hard (i) France Nathalie Dechy Slovenia Maja Matevžič
Slovakia Henrieta Nagyová
4–6, 0–6
Winner 3. June 15, 2003 Birmingham Grass Belgium Els Callens Australia Alicia Molik
United States Martina Navratilova
7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 4. November 2, 2003 Quebec City Carpet Belgium Els Callens China Ting Li
China Sun Tiantian
3–6, 3–6
Winner 4. February 22, 2004 Memphis Carpet Sweden Åsa Svensson Russia Maria Sharapova
Russia Vera Zvonareva
6–4, 7–6(7–0)
Runner-up 5. January 8, 2007 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. June 17, 2007 Birmingham Grass China Sun Tiantian Taiwan Chuang Chia-jung
Taiwan Chan Yung-jan
6–7(3–7), 3–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Myles, Stephanie (February 6, 2015). "Eugenie Bouchard hires Sam Sumyk as new coach". Toronto Star. Retrieved February 6, 2015. 

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