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Zhang Kailin (Chinese: 张恺琳; pinyin: Zhāng Kǎilín; Mandarin pronunciation: [ʈʂáŋ kʰài lǐn]; born 28 January 1990) is a Chinese tennis player.

Zhang Kailin
张恺琳
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Zhang at the 2016 US Open
Country (sports) China
ResidenceWuhan
Born (1990-01-28) 28 January 1990 (age 29)
Wuhan
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
PlaysRight-handed (double-handed backhand)
CoachGuillaume Peyre
Prize money$419,907
Singles
Career record264–184 (58.9%)
Career titles5 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 103 (12 September 2016)
Current rankingNo. 221 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ3 (2016)
French OpenQ2 (2015)
WimbledonQ3 (2016)
US OpenQ2 (2016)
Doubles
Career record151–97 (60.9%)
Career titles1 WTA 125K, 15 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 85 (20 June 2016)
Current rankingNo. 703 (5 August 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2016)
Wimbledon1R (2015)
US Open1R (2016)
Team competitions
Fed Cup4–1 (80.0%)
Last updated on: 10 August 2019.

Zhang has won one doubles title on tournaments of the WTA 125K series, as well as five singles and 15 doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 12 September 2016, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 103. On 20 June 2016, she peaked at No. 85 in the doubles rankings.

Partnering Han Xinyun, Zhang won her first $50k tournament in April 2014 at the ITF event in Anning, defeating Varatchaya Wongteanchai and Zhang Ling in the final. Three months later, again on the side of Han, Zhang won her second $50k event in Wuhan.

WTA 125 series finalsEdit

Doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner–up)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2014 Ningbo Open, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Arina Rodionova
  Olga Savchuk
6–4, 6–7(2–7), [6–10]
Win 1–1 Sep 2015 Dalian Open, China Hard   Zheng Saisai   Chan Chin-wei
  Darija Jurak
6–3, 6–4

ITF finalsEdit

Singles (5–9)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (4–8)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 6 June 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Ayu Fani Damayanti 4–6, 3–6
Runner-up 2. 2 July 2012 Huzhu, China Clay   Liu Chang 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 10 March 2014 Shenzhen, China Hard   Tian Ran 6–0, 5–7, 6–1
Runner-up 3. 17 March 2014 Shenzhen, China Hard   Tang Haochen 3–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 26 May 2014 Zhengzhou, China Hard   Xu Yifan 7–5, 6–4
Runner-up 4. 5 January 2015 Hong Kong Hard   Misaki Doi 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 5. 6 July 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Wang Qiang 2–6, 4–6
Winner 3. 19 October 2015 Suzhou, China Hard   Duan Yingying 1–6, 6–3, 6–4
Winner 4. 18 April 2016 Nanning, China Hard   Liu Fangzhou 6–3, 6–4
Winner 5. 2 May 2016 Anning, China Clay   Peng Shuai 6–1, 0–6, 4–2 ret.
Runner-up 6. 28 January 2018 Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Katarzyna Kawa 2–6, 6–4, 2–6
Runner-up 7. 21 July 2018 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Lee Ya-hsuan 1–6, 3–6
Runner-up 8. 26 August 2018 Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Wang Xiyu 6–3, 5–7, 5–7
Runner-up 9. 24 February 2019 Kyoto, Japan Hard (i)   Ylena In-Albon 2–6, 3–6

Doubles (15–6)Edit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (9–6)
Clay (4–0)
Grass (2–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 28 June 2010 Hefei, China Hard   Bai Xi   Tian Ran
  Zheng Saisai
0–6, 4–6
Winner 1. 23 May 2011 Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Zheng Junyi   Bella Destriana
  Nadya Syarifah
6–2, 6–4
Runner-up 2. 10 October 2011 Kalgoorlie, Australia Hard   Xu Yifan   Casey Dellacqua
  Olivia Rogowska
1–6, 1–6
Winner 2. 13 February 2012 Antalya, Turkey Clay   Yang Zhaoxuan   Li Yihong
  Tang Haochen
7–6(8–6), 5–7, [10–8]
Runner-up 3. 21 May 2012 Changwon, South Korea Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Liu Wanting
  Xu Yifan
4–6, 5–7
Winner 3. 2 July 2012 Huzhu, China Clay   Li Yihong   Tian Ran
  Wang Yafan
3–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Winner 4. 17 February 2014 Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Han Xinyun   Katie Boulter
  Xun Fangying
6–3, 6–0
Winner 5. 17 March 2014 Shenzhen, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Chan Chin-wei
  Liu Chang
6–3, 2–6, [13–11]
Winner 6. 24 March 2014 Shenzhen, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Gai Ao
  Wang Yan
6–0, 6–3
Winner 7. 21 April 2014 Nanning, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Zhang Ling
  Zheng Saisai
7–6(10–8), 7–6(7–3)
Winner 8. 28 April 2014 Anning, China Clay   Han Xinyun   Varatchaya Wongteanchai
  Zhang Ling
6–4, 6–2
Runner-up 4. 26 May 2014 Zhengzhou, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Chan Chin-wei
  Liang Chen
3–6, 3–6
Winner 9. 28 July 2014 Wuhan, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Miyu Kato
  Makoto Ninomiya
6–4, 6–2
Winner 10. 25 August 2014 Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Han Xinyun   Nicha Lertpitaksinchai
  Peangtarn Plipuech
6–4, 6–4
Winner 11. 6 July 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Han Xinyun   Kanae Hisami
  Kotomi Takahata
6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 19 October 2015 Suzhou, China Hard   Tian Ran   Yang Zhaoxuan
  Zhang Yuxuan
6–7(4–7), 2–6
Runner-up 6. 26 October 2015 Nanjing, China Hard   Chan Chin-wei   Shuko Aoyama
  Eri Hozumi
5–7, 7–6(9–7), [7–10]
Winner 12. 4 April 2016 Kashiwa, Japan Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   You Xiaodi
  Zhu Lin
7–5, 2–6, [11–9]
Winner 13. 2 May 2016 Anning, China Clay   Wang Yafan   Varatchaya Wongteanchai
  Yang Zhaoxuan
6–7(3–7), 7–6(7–2), [10–1]
Winner 14. 30 May 2016 Eastbourne, Great Britain Grass   Yang Zhaoxuan   Asia Muhammad
  Maria Sanchez
7–6(7–5), 6–1
Winner 15. 13 June 2016 Ilkley, Great Britain Grass   Yang Zhaoxuan   An-Sophie Mestach
  Storm Sanders
6–3, 7–6(7–5)

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