Li Fang (tennis)

Li Fang
Country (sports) China
ResidenceHunan
Born (1973-01-01) 1 January 1973 (age 45)
Hunan
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Turned pro1990
Retired2001
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$537,067
Singles
Career record265–133
Career titles0 WTA, 7 ITF[1]
Highest rankingNo. 36 (8 June 1998)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open3R (1992)
French Open2R (1994)
Wimbledon2R (1994)
US Open2R (1999)
Doubles
Career record86–62
Career titles2 WTA, 1 ITF[1]
Highest rankingNo. 49 (21 February 1994)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open3R (1992)
French Open1R (1992)
Wimbledon1R (1992)
US Open2R (1992)
Team competitions
Fed Cup20–13

Li Fang (born 1 January 1973) is a retired female professional tennis player from China. Li turned pro in 1990, and won two WTA doubles titles in her career. In singles, her sole final was the Makarska Championships in 1998. She represented her country at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Li played 7 years on the China Fed Cup team. She retired in 2001.

Personal Life[]

Li Fang was born in Hunan in China to father Li Jianmin and mother Zhou Shanglian.

Career[]

Fang turned professional in 1990.

WTA career finals[]

Singles: 0 (1 runner-up)[]

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5
Tier II / Premier
Tier III, IV & V / International (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1. 19 April 1998 Makarska International Championships Clay Květa Peschke 3–6, 1–6

Doubles: 2 (2 titles)[]

Legend
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (1)
Tier IV (1)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
Winner 1. 18 July 1993 Austrian Open, Kitzbühel Clay Belgium Dominique Monami Croatia Maja Murić
Czech Republic Pavlína Rajzlová
6–2, 6–1
Winner 2. 20 February 1994 China Open, Beijing Hard (i) China Chen Li-Ling Australia Kerry-Anne Guse
United Kingdom Valda Lake
6–0, 6–2

See also[]

References[]

  1. ^ a b "Fang Li". ITFtennis.com. International Tennis Federation.

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