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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.

Meilen Tu
Meilen Tu.jpg
Country (sports) United States
ResidencePorter Ranch, Los Angeles, California, USA
Born (1978-01-17) January 17, 1978 (age 41)
Tarzana, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Turned pro1994
Retired2010
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$ 1,590,412
Singles
Career record333–304
Career titles1 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 35 (June 11, 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R ('97, '99, '01, '02)
French Open2R (2001)
Wimbledon3R (2002)
US Open2R (1997, 2001)
Doubles
Career record184–207
Career titles4 WTA, 4 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 28 (October 22, 2007)

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 Topnotch Management,[1] working closely with players such as Caroline Garcia and Zhang Shuai. Tu is currently married to Sam Sumyk, who formerly coached two-time grand slam champion Victoria Azarenka, Vera Zvonareva and currently Garbiñe Muguruza.[2]

Contents

WTA Tour finalsEdit

Singles 1Edit

Legend
Grand Slam 0
WTA Championships 0
Tier I 0
Tier II 0
Tier III 0
Tier IV & V 1
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Jan 2001 Auckland Hard   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
Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1. Oct 2001 Bratislava Hard (i)   Nathalie Dechy   Elena Bovina
  Dája Bedáňová
3–6 4–6
Win 1. Feb 2002 Paris Hard (i)   Nathalie Dechy   Elena Dementieva
  Janette Husárová
Walkover
Loss 2. Feb 2002 Antwerp Hard (i)   Nathalie Dechy   Magdalena Maleeva
  Patty Schnyder
3–6, 7–6(7–3), 3–6
Win 2. Sep 2002 Waikoloa Hard   María Vento-Kabchi   Nannie de Villiers
  Irina Selyutina
1–6, 6–2, 6–3
Loss 3. Oct 2001 Bratislava Hard (i)   Nathalie Dechy   Maja Matevžič
  Henrieta Nagyová
4–6, 0–6
Win 3. Jun 2003 Birmingham Grass   Els Callens   Alicia Molik
  Martina Navratilova
7–5, 6–4
Loss 4. Nov 2003 Quebec City Carpet   Els Callens   Ting Li
  Sun Tiantian
3–6, 3–6
Win 4. Feb 2004 Memphis Carpet   Åsa Svensson   Maria Sharapova
  Vera Zvonareva
6–4, 7–6(7–0)
Loss 5. Jan 2007 Medibank International Hard   Marion Bartoli   Anna-Lena Grönefeld
  Meghann Shaughnessy
3–6, 6–3, 6–7(2–7)
Loss 6. Jun 2007 Birmingham Grass   Sun Tiantian   Chuang Chia-jung
  Chan Yung-jan
6–7(3–7), 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Topnotch Management website". Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  2. ^ Myles, Stephanie (February 6, 2015). "Eugenie Bouchard hires Sam Sumyk as new coach". Toronto Star. Retrieved February 6, 2015.

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