1972 – Born on the 22nd of February, in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA.
1987 – At aged 15, he won the USTA Boys 18s Hardcourts and the Boys 18s Nationals, and became the youngest player to win a main draw match at the US Open when he defeated Paul McNamee in four sets in the first round.
1988 – He won his first top-level singles title at San Francisco, aged 16 years and 7 months.
1989 – He is best remembered for becoming the youngest ever male winner of a Grand Slam singles title when he won the French Open.
– His victory is equally remembered for an epic five-set encounter with Ivan Lendl in the fourth round.
– He became the first American man to win the French Open since.
– In August, he became the youngest player to be ranked in the world’s top-five on the men’s singles rankings. Chang’s success marked the start of an era in which a new generation of American players
– Chang reached three further Grand Slam finals after his famous French Open triumph
1990 – He was a member of the US team which won the Davis Cup, beating Australia in the final.
1993 – He was also on the US team which won the World Team Cup.
2000 – His final top level title was wonat Los Angeles.
2003 – He retired from the professional tour. During his career, he won a total of 34 top-level professional singles titles.