1 Grand Slam
3 Grand Slam Finals
1st American of his generation to win grand slam/influence to Asian tennis
Longevity - career spanning entire 90s
34 singles titles
7 masters series titles
Career High no. 2
many titles were in Asia considered "lesser"
unable to win second slam title
4 Grand Slams
3 Grand Slam finals
23 singles titles
5 masters series titles
Career High no. 1
Career burned out by mid 90s
considered lunch-pail, untalented player
Obviously, you play a lot of mind games with yourself, but it is important to always believe that you can play your best, perform your best, and in the end, your convictions are stronger than your doubts.
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i think more than anything chang had the charm and underdog factor which makes him more popular anyway. he had so many things going against him: asian american, 5'9, 17 when he toppled goliath at the french. Chang's is a very compelling storyline.
its rather sad that he won his first and also the last slam at just 17
Rafa! Rafa! Rafa!
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