Bartoli, Cibulkova reach Carlsbad final

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 22 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marion Bartoli and No. 2 seed Dominika Cibulkova will face off for the Mercury Insurance Open title following semifinal wins Saturday.

McHale earns match against No. 1 seed

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 20 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Christina McHale moved within one victory of her first semifinal appearance of the year Thursday at the Mercury Insurance Open.

Top seed to play in Carlsbad quarterfinals

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 19 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Marion Bartoli survived a difficult test Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Mercury Insurance Open.

McHale, Scheepers win at Carlsbad

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 18 (UPI) -- American Christina McHale and Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa were among Tuesday's first-round winners at the Mercury Insurance Open.
Top-seeded Wozniacki coasts at U.S. Open

Top-seeded Wozniacki coasts at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki ran her winning streak to 12 matches Thursday, easily reaching the third round of the U.S. Open.

Dementieva advances in New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Russian Elena Dementieva posted a 7-5, 6-3 win Tuesday over Taipei's Yung-Jan Chan in the first round of the WTA ASB Classic.
Hantuchova struggles but wins in Bali

Hantuchova struggles but wins in Bali

BALI, Indonesia, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova struggled Friday but still reached the semifinals of the $225,000 Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic in Indonesia.
Medina Garrigues back in Strasbourg finals

Medina Garrigues back in Strasbourg finals

STRASBROUG, France, May 23 (UPI) -- Anabel Medina Garrigues earned a shot at defending her Strasbourg International tennis tournament title with a semifinal victory Friday.

Bacsinszky a surprise semifinalist

STRASBOURG, France, May 22 (UPI) -- Swiss teen Timea Bacsinszky pulled off an upset Thursday at the Strasbourg International and will have a chance Friday for another.

Razzano of France upset at Strasbourg

STRASBOURG, France, May 20 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Virginie Razzano of France was upset by Taipei's Yung-Jan Chan 6-1, 6-0 Tuesday at the Strasbourg International tennis tournament.
Henin strong in Berlin's second round

Henin strong in Berlin's second round

BERLIN, May 7 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Justine Henin breezed through a second-round victory Wednesday at the $1.34 million German Open.

Qualifier wins, gets Henin in second round

BERLIN, May 5 (UPI) -- Qualifier Yung-Jan Chan claimed a first-round victory Monday and a shot at the world's No. 1 player in the $1.34 million German Open.
Henin, Serena advance in Ericsson Open

Henin, Serena advance in Ericsson Open

MIAMI, March 28 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Justin Henin and Serena Williams were among the second-round winners Friday at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.

Americans advance at Ericsson Open

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Americans Ashley Harkleroad and Vania King recorded first-round victories Wednesday at the Sony Ericksson Open, a 12-day, 96-player tournament.

Ivanovic breezes at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 18 (UPI) -- Top seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia easily dispatched No. 31 Tathiana Garbin of Italy Monday in third-round action of the $2.1 million Pacific Life Open.
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Yung-Jan Chan
Serena Williams, who is eighth seeded, signs her autograph for a young fan after defeating Yung-Jan Chan of Chinese Taipei during their game at the US Open held at the National Tennis Center on August 29, 2005. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)

Chan Yung-jan (simplified Chinese: 詹咏然; traditional Chinese: 詹詠然; pinyin: Zhān Yǒngrán; born August 17, 1989 in Dongshih, Taichung County, Taiwan) is a professional female tennis player from Republic of China.

She has won 13 ITF singles titles; and 7 WTA and 11 ITF doubles titles. Her career highlights include semifinals in the Japan Open in 2006 and finals in the PTT Bangkok Open in 2007 (l. to Flavia Pennetta) .

In the Australian Open 2007, she lost to her first-round opponent Alicia Molik 2–6 6–7(3). Nevertheless, she reached the final in the women's doubles with another Taiwanese player, Chuang Chia-jung, where they lost in three sets to Cara Black and Liezel Huber. She lost in the first round of the 2007 French Open to Elena Likhovtseva, but made her top 50 debut afterwards, at #50. Her current ranking on the WTA circuit is #77 (as of July 12, 2010).

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