Rewind | Chat with former tennis star Michael Chang
Michael Chang enjoyed an outstanding 16-year professional tennis career that was highlighted in 1989 when he captured the French Open title.
With a five-set victory over Stefan Edberg in the final, he became the youngest-ever male player to win a Grand Slam singles title at the age of 17.
During his run to the championship, he defeated Ivan Lendl, who was ranked No. 1 in the world, in an epic Fourth Round five-set thriller.
Chang's highest ranking was No. 2 in the world and he finished his career with 34 singles titles and career earnings of $19,145,632. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2008.
He currently is playing in the 2011 Champions Series which makes a stop at KeyArena on Oct. 13.
Chang talked about his memorable 1989 French Open title, his storied career in tennis and much more in a live chat Sept. 14 on seattletimes.com.
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