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Shuai Zhang

Shuai Zhang
  • Residence: Tianjin, China
  • Date of Birth: 21 Jan 1989
  • Birthplace: Tianjin, China
  • Height: 5' 10" (1.77 m)
  • Weight: 143 lbs. (65 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro (2003)

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Shuai Zhang Biography

Coached by Liu Shuo ... Father, Zhang Zhi Qiang, was a pro soccer player; mother, Wang Feng Quin, was a basketball player ... Started playing tennis at age 6 when parents took her to local club ... Favorite surface is hard ... Started working with Chinese Tennis Association at age 12 ... Idolized Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal ... Best tennis memory was playing mixed doubles with Pete Sampras in 2011 and winning Guangzhou in 2013 ... Relaxes by listening to music, taking photos and exploring the places she travels to.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 16
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 9
Prize Money $66,586 $1,543,330
W/L - Singles 2 - 7 309 - 206
W/L - Doubles 0 - 3 168 - 139
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Results

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 06-Apr-2015 // $731,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 84 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Nicole Gibbs (USA) 97 6-4 7-5
R32 Loss [2] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 8 5-7 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,440
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
100 201 155
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Jul-2014 (30) 01-Apr-2013 (29)
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2014 - Second-best season to date (finishing No.62 - finished 2013 at No.51); SF three times at Acapulco ret. vs. Cibulkova w/right arm injury), Kuala Lumpur (l. to Vekic) and Birmingham (l. to Ivanovic); QF at Rome (l. to S.Williams); reached 2r five times (incl. Charleston - l. to Tomljanovic 46 76(4) 63; held 4mp in second set - 3mp at 5-4 and 1mp at 6-5); fell 1r 15 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying once; made Top 50 debut on February 3 (rose from No.51 to No.49) and set career-high No.30 on July 7; won one WTA doubles title; struggled during season w/right arm injury (retired in Acapulco SFs and withdrew from New Haven, Hong Kong and Guangzhou).

2013 - Near-Top 50 season (finishing No.51); won one WTA title at Guangzhou (d. King in final - fifth Chinese to win a WTA title after Li Na, Zheng Jie, Yan Zi and Sun Tiantian); reached 2r four times; fell in qualifying seven times (incl. US Open); more than halved ranking in fall - left US Open ranked No.106 and finished No.51 on November 4 year-end rankings (won 19 of 23 matches across all levels); won one WTA 125K Series singles title and one WTA 125K Series doubles title; also won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2012 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r four times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and in qualifying six times (incl. other two majors); won two WTA doubles titles.

2011 - QF at Copenhagen; reached 2r six times; fell 1r 15 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying four times.

2010 - First Top 100 season; SF at Guangzhou (l. to Kudryavtseva); fell 1r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying six times (incl. other three majors); made Top 100 debut on August 9 (rose from No.113 to No.99); won two singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Reached 3r once (Beijing - d. Safina en route, lowest-ranked player ever to beat a World No.1, at No.226); fell in qualifying three times (incl. US Open); won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Fell 1r six times (incl. US Open) and in qualifying four times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros).

2007 - Fell 1r three times and in qualifying seven times (incl. Australian Open, US Open); won five singles titles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2006 - Played first WTA main draw at Guangzhou, falling 1r (as WC); fell in qualifying at Beijing; won four singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2004 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.

2003 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit.
SINGLES
Winner (1): 2013 - Guangzhou, 125/Nanjing.

DOUBLES
Winner (4): 2014 - Pattaya City (w/Peng); 2013 - 125/Ningbo (w/Y.Chan); 2012 - Estoril (w/Chuang), Guangzhou (w/Tanasugarn); 2011 - Osaka (w/Date-Krumm).
Finalist (4): 2014 - Hobart (w/Raymond); 2013 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Husarova), Osaka (w/Stosur); 2012 - Monterrey (w/Date-Krumm).

ADDITIONAL
Chinese Fed Cup Team, 2007, 2009-10, 2012, 2014; Chinese Olympic Team, 2012.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 1
WTA Doubles Titles 0 4
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 16
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 9
Prize Money $66,586 $1,543,330
W/L - Singles 2 - 7 309 - 206
W/L - Doubles 0 - 3 168 - 139

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
0 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r - 1r 1r - - -
0 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - 1r 1r 1r - -
0 / 2 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - 1r - - -
0 / 3 US OPEN - 1r - - 1r - - 1r

Doubles

W/L   2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008
1 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1r 1r - 1r 2r - - -
5 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - 1r 3r 3r 2r - - -
4 / 5 WIMBLEDON - 1r 2r 1r 3r 2r - -
4 / 3 US OPEN - - 1r QF 2r - - -

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Shuai Zhang Results

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    Doubles

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 06-Apr-2015 // $731,000 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 84 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Nicole Gibbs (USA) 97 6-4 7-5
R32 Loss [2] Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 8 5-7 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,440

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 24-Mar-2015 // $5,381,235 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: 80 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss Annika Beck (GER) 81 6-4 4-6 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$10,485

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 15-Feb-2015 // $2,513,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 64 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Yuliya Beygelzimer (UKR) 159 6-3 3-4 RET

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$1,965

PATTAYA CITY

WTA // THAILAND // 09-Feb-2015 // $250,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win Donna Vekic (CRO) 84 6-2 6-0
R16 Loss [W] Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 189 7-6 (6) 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$3,420

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 19-Jan-2015 // $15,561,973 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [19] Alizé Cornet (FRA) 19 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$30,168

SYDNEY

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 11-Jan-2015 // $731,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 61 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Ons Jabeur (TUN) 143 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$860

BRISBANE

WTA // AUSTRALIA // 04-Jan-2015 // $1,000,000 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [W] Jarmila Gajdosova (AUS) 70 6-4 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$6,477

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Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
100 201 155

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R64 40
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R64 40
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
25/08/2008 US OPEN R16 31
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 25
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2014 62 63
2013 51 57
2012 122 34
2011 126 49
2010 91 158
2009 153 270
2008 212 140
2007 155 246
2006 200 257
2005 648 555
2004 901 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
07-Jul-2014 (30) 01-Apr-2013 (29)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
100 597

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R128 10
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON R128 10
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R64 40
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
27/05/2012 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
16/01/2012 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
Date Tournament Round Points
29/08/2011 US OPEN R128 5
20/06/2011 WIMBLEDON R128 5
22/05/2011 FRENCH OPEN R128 5
17/01/2011 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 5
30/08/2010 US OPEN Q - R64 40
21/06/2010 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
23/05/2010 FRENCH OPEN R16 60
18/01/2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
31/08/2009 US OPEN Q - R64 40
25/08/2008 US OPEN R16 31
Date Tournament Round Points
25/05/2008 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 15
14/01/2008 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R32 25
27/08/2007 US OPEN Q - R64 15
15/01/2007 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
06/04/2015 CHARLESTON R32 30
24/03/2015 MIAMI R128 10
15/02/2015 DUBAI Q - R32 1
11/01/2015 SYDNEY Q - R32 1
04/01/2015 BRISBANE R32 1
27/09/2014 BEIJING R64 10
11/08/2014 CINCINNATI R32 60
04/08/2014 MONTRÉAL R64 1
28/07/2014 STANFORD R32 1
16/06/2014 EASTBOURNE R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/06/2014 BIRMINGHAM S 185
12/05/2014 ROME Q 190
03/05/2014 MADRID R64 10
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON R32 30
18/03/2014 MIAMI R128 10
05/03/2014 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
17/02/2014 DUBAI Q - R16 13
10/02/2014 DOHA R32 60
28/09/2013 BEIJING R32 80
18/08/2013 NEW HAVEN Q - R32 8
Date Tournament Round Points
20/05/2013 BRUSSELS S 80
13/05/2013 ROME Q - R32 1
01/04/2013 CHARLESTON Q - R32 1
19/03/2013 MIAMI Q - R32 20
18/02/2013 DUBAI Q - R16 8
11/02/2013 DOHA Q - R32 1
29/09/2012 BEIJING R32 80
07/08/2012 MONTREAL Q - R32 1
23/04/2012 STUTTGART Q - R32 1
20/03/2012 MIAMI R64 50
Date Tournament Round Points
07/03/2012 INDIAN WELLS R16 30
01/10/2011 BEIJING R64 5
25/09/2011 TOKYO - PAN PACIFIC R64 1
15/08/2011 CINCINNATI R16 30
08/08/2011 TORONTO R16 30
01/08/2011 CARLSBAD R64 1
13/06/2011 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 8
04/04/2011 CHARLESTON R64 1
22/03/2011 MIAMI R16 30
09/03/2011 INDIAN WELLS R16 80
Date Tournament Round Points
21/02/2011 DOHA Q - R32 1
14/02/2011 DUBAI Q 100
02/10/2010 BEIJING R64 5
14/02/2010 DUBAI Q - R16 20
03/10/2009 BEIJING R16 140

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
09/02/2015 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
06/10/2014 TIANJIN R16 30
28/04/2014 OEIRAS (ESTORIL) R32 1
21/04/2014 MARRAKECH R32 1
14/04/2014 KUALA LUMPUR S 110
24/02/2014 ACAPULCO S 110
27/01/2014 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
05/01/2014 HOBART R16 30
29/12/2013 SHENZHEN R32 1
07/10/2013 OSAKA R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
16/09/2013 GUANGZHOU W 280
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR R16 30
11/06/2012 BIRMINGHAM Q - R16 6
30/04/2012 ESTORIL Q - R16 6
20/02/2012 MONTERREY R32 1
10/10/2011 OSAKA R32 1
19/09/2011 GUANGZHOU R32 1
12/09/2011 QUEBEC CITY R32 1
25/07/2011 WASHINGTON DC R16 30
06/06/2011 COPENHAGEN Q 70
Date Tournament Round Points
16/05/2011 STRASBOURG R16 30
25/04/2011 ESTORIL R32 1
28/02/2011 KUALA LUMPUR R16 30
07/02/2011 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
09/01/2011 HOBART Q - Q 10
02/01/2011 BRISBANE Q - R32 1
13/09/2010 GUANGZHOU S 130
03/05/2010 ESTORIL Q - R16 6
22/02/2010 KUALA LUMPUR Q 10
10/01/2010 HOBART Q - R16 6
Date Tournament Round Points
21/09/2009 SEOUL Q - Q 10
14/09/2009 GUANGZHOU Q - Q 10

Fed Cup

Date Tournament Round Points
06/02/2010 FED CUP WEEK 1 - WORLD GROUP 2 R1 0
07/02/2009 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0
21/04/2007 FED CUP WEEK 1 R1 0

Tier 1-5

Date Tournament Round Points
22/09/2008 BEIJING S 15
15/09/2008 GUANGZHOU R32 1
14/07/2008 BAD GASTEIN S 8
12/05/2008 ROME Q - R64 1
04/02/2008 PATTAYA CITY R32 1
06/01/2008 HOBART Q - R32 1
31/12/2007 AUCKLAND S 7
08/10/2007 BANGKOK Q - R16 3
02/10/2007 TASHKENT S 3
24/09/2007 GUANGZHOU R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
17/09/2007 BEIJING Q - R32 1
10/09/2007 BALI R32 1
12/02/2007 BANGALORE Q - R16 3
05/02/2007 PATTAYA CITY Q - R32 1
01/01/2007 AUCKLAND Q - R32 1
25/09/2006 GUANGZHOU R32 1
18/09/2006 BEIJING Q - R32 1

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