Tennis player Zhang Shuai from China achieved a career-high singles rating of 23 on November 14, 2016, and a career-high doubles ranking of 3 on June 13, 2002.

Zhang has amassed 26 singles championships, including three on the WTA Tour (at the WTA Lyon Open in 2022 and the Guangzhou International Women’s Open in 2013 and 2017), 21 on the ITF Circuit, and two in WTA 125K series competitions.

Zhang Shuai
Zhang Shuai

She has amassed a total of 21 double victories, 12 of which came on the WTA. Together with Samantha Stosu, she won the Australian Open in 2019 and the US Open in 2021.

Zhang won her first singles victory at a Grand Slam match at the 2016 Australian Open, as she advanced to the quarterfinals as a qualifier by defeating world No. 2 Simona Halep.

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.

Meet Zhang Zhiqiang and Wang Fengqin

She was born to her parents Zhang Zhiqianq and Wang Fengqin on 21st January 1989 in Tianjin. Her mother Wang Fengqin was a former basketball player, and her father Zhang Zhiqiang was a former football player. There is not much information about her family on the internet as of 2022.

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