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Guangzhou Gallery: China's Newest Star

In the 10th edition of the Guangzhou Open it was China's own Zhang Shuai who came out on top, not even losing a set. Have a look back at more of the best moments from Guangzhou here.

Published September 22, 2013 12:00

The Guangzhou Open draws a strong field every year - as well as some very impressive photography.
The Guangzhou Open draws a strong field every year - as well as some very impressive photography.
From the linespeople and ballpersons, the Guangzhou Open tournament staff were decked out in PEAK.
From the linespeople and ballpersons, the Guangzhou Open tournament staff were decked out in PEAK.
Jetstar - another of the WTA's fantastic sponsors - also had a strong presence on staff apparel.
Jetstar - another of the WTA's fantastic sponsors - also had a strong presence on staff apparel.
And the underdogs had a strong presence on the court, as the No.1 seed found out in the first round.
And the underdogs had a strong presence on the court, as the No.1 seed found out in the first round.
The No.4 seed found that out in the second round too, falling to British rising star Johanna Konta.
The No.4 seed found that out in the second round too, falling to British rising star Johanna Konta.
Zhang Shuai, a wildcard, took out No.6 seed and defending champion Hsieh Su-Wei in that round too.
Zhang Shuai, a wildcard, took out No.6 seed and defending champion Hsieh Su-Wei in that round too.
Last year's runner-up, No.3 seed Laura Robson, made it through to the quarterfinals, however.
Last year's runner-up, No.3 seed Laura Robson, made it through to the quarterfinals, however.
Off the court, Chinese Taipei's Chan Hao-Ching was surprised with a special 20th birthday cake.
Off the court, Chinese Taipei's Chan Hao-Ching was surprised with a special 20th birthday cake.
She was joined by sister Chan Yung-Jan, who recently returned to the tour after a bout with vertigo.
She was joined by sister Chan Yung-Jan, who recently returned to the tour after a bout with vertigo.
Another Chinese, Zheng Jie, ended up taking Robson out in a quarterfinal thriller, 16 76(6) 62.
Another Chinese, Zheng Jie, ended up taking Robson out in a quarterfinal thriller, 16 76(6) 62.
In the meantime, No.1-seeded duo Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai was storming through the doubles draw.
In the meantime, No.1-seeded duo Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai was storming through the doubles draw.
And Zhang did the same in the singles, beating Vania King for the first WTA title of her career.
And Zhang did the same in the singles, beating Vania King for the first WTA title of her career.
  • The Guangzhou Open draws a strong field every year - as well as some very impressive photography.
  • From the linespeople and ballpersons, the Guangzhou Open tournament staff were decked out in PEAK.
  • Jetstar - another of the WTA's fantastic sponsors - also had a strong presence on staff apparel.
  • And the underdogs had a strong presence on the court, as the No.1 seed found out in the first round.
  • The No.4 seed found that out in the second round too, falling to British rising star Johanna Konta.
  • Zhang Shuai, a wildcard, took out No.6 seed and defending champion Hsieh Su-Wei in that round too.
  • Last year's runner-up, No.3 seed Laura Robson, made it through to the quarterfinals, however.
  • Off the court, Chinese Taipei's Chan Hao-Ching was surprised with a special 20th birthday cake.
  • She was joined by sister Chan Yung-Jan, who recently returned to the tour after a bout with vertigo.
  • Another Chinese, Zheng Jie, ended up taking Robson out in a quarterfinal thriller, 16 76(6) 62.
  • In the meantime, No.1-seeded duo Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai was storming through the doubles draw.
  • And Zhang did the same in the singles, beating Vania King for the first WTA title of her career.
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