Chang was on tour for 16 years
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- The youngest male champion in Grand Slam history is going to help a new generation of young American tennis players.
Michael Chang, who won the 1989 French Open at 17, was appointed Thursday to a two-year term on the U.S. Tennis Association's High Performance Committee.
"For me to have the opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of our top juniors and young professionals is very special," Chang said. "After 16 years on tour, I look forward to contributing and sharing my experiences."
Chang retired as a player after the 2003 U.S. Open with 34 singles titles.
Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press
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