Zhang Shuai, a Chinese professional tennis player, was born on January 21, 1989. On November 14, 2016, she attained a career-high singles rating of number 23, and on June 13, 2002, she got a career-high doubles ranking of number three.
Zhang has won 26 singles championships: 21 on the ITF Circuit, three on the WTA Tour (at the WTA Lyon Open in 2022, the Guangzhou International Women’s Open in 2013 and 2017), and two in WTA 125K series competitions.
She has won 21 titles in doubles, 12 of them on the WTA, including the US Open in 2021 and the Australian Open in 2019, both times teaming with Samantha Stosu.
At the 2016 Australian Open, when she progressed to the quarterfinals as a qualifier by defeating world No. 2 Simona Halep, Zhang won her first singles match in a Grand Slam competition.
Zhang was contemplating retirement at the time since she had lost every single one of her main-draw Grand Slam matches up to that moment, dating back to the 2008 US Open.
Additionally, she advanced to the 2019 Wimbledon Championships quarterfinals. Zhang is one of only five Chinese tennis players to have advanced to the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam singles competition, joining Li Na, Zheng Jie, Peng Shuai, and Wang Qiang.
How Tall is Zhang Shuai?
Zhang Shuai stands at a height of 1.77m(5Ft 10in).