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Coached by Tim Nicholls; trains in Guangzhou ... Father is Zhu Jiangming (works in finance); mother is Chen Yunqi (travel agent) ... Father introduced her to tennis at age 4 ... Aggressive player; favorite shot is forehand ... Tennis idol growing up was Martina Hingis ... Enjoys shopping, watching movies and cooking ... If she weren't a tennis player, would probably work in travel industry like her mother.
Winner (1): 2019 - Nanchang (w/X.Wang).
Chinese Fed Cup Team, 2017-18
Career in Review
2019 – Posted first Top 100 season (finishing No.83); advanced to one WTA QF at Nanchang (l. to S.Peng); made 2r three times (incl. US Open); fell 1r seven times (incl. three other majors); and fell in qualifying three times; won career first WTA doubles title; won three singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2018 - SF at Nanchang (l. to S.Zheng); reached 2r once; fell 1r four times and in qualifing four times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.
2017 - QF at Taipei City (l. to Minella), Nanchang (l. to Peng) and Tianjin (l. to Sabalenka); fell 1r four times (incl. Australian Open) and in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open); won one WTA 125K Series doubles title; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2016 - SF at Kuala Lumpur (as qualifier, l. to Svitolina); reached 2r twice; fell 1r two times and in qualifying eight times (incl. all four Majors); won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2015 - Reached 2r four times; fell 1r twice (incl. Wimbledon) and in qualifying 10 times (incl. other three Majors).
2014 - Reached 2r three times; fell 1r once and in qualifying twice (incl. US Open); won four singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.
2013 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2012 - Continued to play on ITF Circuit.
2011 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.
2010 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
2009 - Played first events of career on ITF Circuit in China.