Michael Chang

February 22, 1972
Place of Birth:
Hoboken, New York
United States
United States
Induction Category:
Recent Player
Year of Induction:
Highest Ranking
World Singles Ranking: 2

As a member of the “Greatest Generation” of American players that included Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and Jim Courier, Chang was the first of that illustrious group to record a victory at a Grand Slam event. At 17 in 1989, he became the youngest men’s victor at a major by claiming the French Open title. Industrious, ambitious, unwavering and purposeful, Chang went on to reach the finals of the Australian Open and U.S. Open, as well as reaching the title round once more at Roland Garros. No one is his era had a larger heart.

Grand Slam Record

Australian Open

  • Singles Finalist 1996

French Open

  • Singles Champion 1989
  • Singles Finalist 1995

US Open

  • Singles Finalist 1996

Career Achievements

  • Davis Cup Team Member 1989-90, 1996-97