Coached by Alan Ma ... Favorite shot is drop shot ... Started playing tennis at age 8 at tennis academy where mother worked ... Tennis idol growing up was Justine Henin ... Favorite tournaments are Australian Open and Wimbledon ... Currently in university (studying International Relations) ... Goals are to reach Top 30 and win a Grand Slam title in doubles.
SINGLESWinner: 2019 - 125/Anning; 2018 - 125/Zhengzhou; 2015 - 125/Dalian.Finalist (1): 2018 - Nanchang.DOUBLESWinner (4): 2019 - Acapulco (w/Azarenka); 2015 - Stanford, Tianjin (both w/Xu), 125/Nanchang (w/Chang), 125/Dalian (w/L.Zhang); 2011 - Guangzhou (w/Hsieh).Finalist (3): 2016 - Shenzhen (w/Xu); 2015 - Strasbourg (w/N.Kichenok); 2014 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Y.Chan).ADDITIONALChinese Fed Cup Team, 2015-16, 2019.
2018 - First Top 50 season (finishing No.46); runner-up at Nanchang (l. Q.Wang in final); SF at Washington DC (l. Vekic); reached 2r six times (incl. Wimbledon); fell 1r four times (incl. Roland Garros) and in qualifying once (US Open); won one WTA 125K Series singles title; won two singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2017 - Fourth straight Top 100 season (finishing No.94); reached 2r five times (incl. US Open); fell 1r five times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying three times; won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.2016 - Third straight Top 100 season (finishing No.85); SF at Nottingham (l. to Riske); QF twice at Doha and Stanford; reached 2r five times (incl. Australian Open, Olympics and US Open); fell 1r 16 times (incl. other two majors) and in qualifying four times.2015 - Second straight Top 100 season (finishing No.70); SF at Shenzhen (l. to Halep); QF twice at Tokyo [Japan Open] and Guangzhou; reached 2r three times; fell 1r 14 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying once; fell in RR at Zhuhai (went 0-2); won two WTA doubles titles; won one WTA 125K Series singles title and one WTA 125K Series doubles title; also won three singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2014 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.97); SF at Tianjin (l. to Riske); made Top 100 debut afterwards on October 13 (rose from No.112 to No.92); QF at Hong Kong; reached 2r once (US Open); fell 1r three times and in qualifying four times (incl. other three majors).2013 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open).2012 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r once and in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2011 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Guangzhou and Beijing (as WC); fell in qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.2010 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.2009 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.2008 - Played first event of career at ITF/Qian Shan-CHN.
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