Zhang Ling (tennis)

Zhang Ling (simplified Chinese: 张玲; traditional Chinese: 張玲; born October 28, 1989), stylized as Lynn Zhang after retirement,[citation needed] is a former professional Hong Kong tennis player.

Zhang Ling
張玲
Zhang Ling at the 2011 Hong Kong Tennis Classic.jpg
Country (sports) Hong Kong
ResidenceHong Kong
Born (1989-10-28) October 28, 1989 (age 31)
Hunan, China
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
RetiredSeptember 2020
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$264,514
Singles
Career record380–278 (57.8%)
Career titles14 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 184 (12 September 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2012, 2015)
French OpenQ2 (2011)
US OpenQ3 (2011)
Doubles
Career record150–176 (46.0%)
Career titles7 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 219 (22 June 2009)
Team competitions
Fed Cup37–26
Last updated on: 2 September 2020.
Zhang Ling
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese

On 12 September 2011, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 184. On 22 June 2009, she also reached her highest doubles ranking of 219. She has won 14 singles and seven doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

In 2014, she had her first main-draw match-win on the WTA Tour in Kuala Lumpur. She defeated Olga Savchuk, and become the first Hong Kongese player to achieve this, after Patricia Hy-Boulais done it in the 1980s.

Playing for Hong Kong at the Fed Cup, Ling has a win–loss record of 37–26.

Zhang announced her retirement from professional tennis in September 2020 after 16 years on the tour.[1]

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments

Singles: 26 (14 titles, 12 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 1. Mar 2007 ITF Wellington, New Zealand Hard   Kairangi Vano 6–1, 6–1
Win 2. Aug 2007 ITF Tokyo, Japan Hard   Mari Tanaka 4–6, 7–5, 6–2
Win 3. Mar 2009 ITF North Shore City, New Zealand Hard   Hwang I-hsuan 6–1, 6–0
Win 4. Aug 2009 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Sachie Ishizu 6–4, 7–5
Win 5. Aug 2009 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Lavinia Tananta 6–2, 6–2
Win 6. May 2010 ITF Tarakan, Indonesia Hard (i)   Hu Yueyue 6–3, 6–4
Loss 1. May 2010 ITF Tanjung Selor, Indonesia Hard   Melanie Klaffner 6–3, 7–6(7–1)
Loss 2. Jul 2010 ITF Valladolid, Spain Hard   Çağla Büyükakçay 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Win 7. Jul 2010 ITF Cáceres, Spain Hard   Rocío de la Torre-Sánchez 6–3, 6–0
Loss 3. Oct 2010 ITF Taipei, Taiwan Hard   Zheng Saisai 6–3, 6–3
Win 8. Mar 2011 ITF Sanya, China Hard   Iryna Brémond 3–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Loss 4. Jul 2011 ITF Granby, Canada Hard   Stéphanie Dubois 6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Loss 5. May 2012 ITF Changwon, Korea Hard   Duan Yingying 6–4, 6–3
Loss 6. Jun 2012 ITF Goyang, Korea Hard   Duan Yingying 6–3, 6–3
Loss 7. Jul 2012 ITF Incheon, Korea Hard   Chan Chin-wei 3–6, 6–2, 6–1
Loss 8. Sep 2012 ITF Cairns, Australia Hard   Sacha Jones 6–0, 6–2
Loss 9. Jun 2013 ITF Gimcheon, Korea Hard   Zhao Di 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
Loss 10. Jul 2013 ITF Bangkok, Thailand Hard   Lu Jiajing 7–6(8–6),7–5
Win 9. Nov 2013 ITF Phuket, Thailand Hard (i)   Nicha Lertpitaksinchai 6–2, 7–6(9–7)
Win 10. Nov 2013 ITF Phuket, Thailand Hard (i)   Lu Jiajing 0–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–3
Win 11. Jan 2014 ITF Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Hard   Polina Leykina 6–1, 7–5
Win 12. Feb 2014 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Liu Fangzhou 6–3, 6–3
Loss 11. Apr 2017 ITF Hua Hin, Thailand Hard   Patcharin Cheapchandej 1–6, 5–7
Loss 12. Jul 2017 ITF Anning, China Clay   Eudice Chong 4–6, 6–4, 3–6
Win 13. Jul 2017 ITF Hong Kong, China S.A.R. Hard   Kumi So 6–1, 6–3
Win 14. Aug 2017 ITF Tsukuba, Japan Hard   Carol Zhao 7–5, 7–6(7–4)

Doubles: 15 (7 titles, 8 runner-ups)Edit

Result No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1. 1 October 2006 ITF Jakarta, Indonesia Hard   Stefania Boffa   Sandy Gumulya
  Lavinia Tananta
6–4, 6–4
Win 2. 12 November 2007 ITF Pune, India Hard   Varatchaya Wongteanchai   Wynne Prakusya
  Angelique Widjaja
1–6, 7–5, [10–5]
Loss 1. 30 June 2008 ITF Båstad, Sweden Clay   Anne Schäfer   Klaudia Boczová
  Nicole Thyssen
2–6, 1–6
Loss 2. 5 December 2008 ITF Sorrento,Italy Hard   Jade Curtis   Tyra Calderwood
  Shannon Golds
4–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Win 3. 22 December 2008 ITF Delhi, India Hard   Hwang I-hsuan   Emily Webley-Smith
  Megan Moulton-Levy
6–3, 7–6(7–4)
Loss 3. 28 April 2009 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard   Emily Webley-Smith   Yayuk Basuki
  Romana Tedjakusuma
3–6, 3–6
Win 4. 17 August 2009 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Jessy Rompies   Tomoko Dokei
  Yoo Mi
6–2, 1–6, [10–8]
Win 5. 24 August 2009 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand Hard   Yang Zijun   Beatrice Gumulya
  Lavinia Tananta
6–4, 6–3
Win 6. 15 May 2010 ITF Tanjung Selor, Indonesia Hard   Liu Wanting   Jessy Rompies
  Noppawan Lertcheewakarn
7–6(7–5), 6–3
Loss 4. 3 January 2014 ITF Hong Kong Hard   Zarina Diyas   Misa Eguchi
  Eri Hozumi
4–6, 2–6
Win 7. 10 February 2014 ITF Nonthaburi Hard   Varatchaya Wongteanchai   Tian Ran
  Tang Haochen
2–6, 6–2, [12–10]
Loss 5. 21 April 2014 ITF Nanning, China Hard   Zheng Saisai   Zhang Kailin
  Han Xinyun
6–7(8–10), 6–7(3–7)
Loss 6. 28 April 2014 ITF Anning, China Clay   Varatchaya Wongteanchai   Zhang Kailin
  Han Xinyun
4–6, 2–6
Loss 7. 24 July 2015 ITF Zhengzhou, China Hard   Liu Chang   Han Na-lae
  Jang Su-jeong
3–6, 0–6
Loss 8. 25 November 2016 ITF Hua Hin, Thailand Hard   Kamonwan Buayam   Jawairiah Noordin
  Jessy Rompies
4–6, 3–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zhang Ling announces retirement from professional tennis Stalwart for women's tennis and long-standing Hong Kong representative". www.tennishk.org.

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