Peng Shuai (Chinese彭 帅, Pinyin Peng Shuai, born January 8, 1986 in Xiangtan, Hunan Province) is a Chinese tennis player. They celebrated their biggest success in 2013 at Wimbledon winning the title in doubles.
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Her parents are police officers in June Ji Peng and his wife Zhang Bing. An uncle animated Peng Shuai at the age of eight years for playing tennis. Later she trained at the " International Tennis Academy of Alan Ma " in Boca Raton, Florida (USA).
Peng Shuai is considered unpleasant, run and fight strong opponent. In individual they previously celebrated their tournament victories all on the ITF Women's Circuit, where she first went in 2000 in her native China at the start. Peng won the tournaments in Dotham, Prostejov, Shenzhen, Jackson, Changsha, Mumbai, Tianjin and Baotau.
On the WTA Tour Peng pulled in individual four times in a final one ( in the tournaments of Strasbourg, Forest Hills, Guangzhou and Brussels), but they have not won any of them. In 2004 she made her debut at Wimbledon, retired from there but already in the first round. In the same year (August 23 ) she was among the top 100 in the world rankings and on 17 January 2005 already among the 50 best. At the Australian Open she landed in 2011 with the first knockout round her until then best result at a Grand Slam tournament.
On the other hand, you get even more victories over top ten players. So she defeated in 2011 alone in Auckland at the number 3 set Svetlana Kuznetsova in the Australian Open in Melbourne on the 7 Jelena Janković set in the Doha set to 3 Francesca Schiavone and in Indian Wells No. 7 in the tournament, Li Na. And in Brussels, where Peng himself stood at position 8 of the seedings in May 2011, she hit on the way to the final in which they defeated the top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, also the number 3 of the tournament, Vera Swonarjowa. During warm-up tournament at Wimbledon in Birmingham came Peng to the semifinals, where she lost against the German Sabine Lisicki smooth with 3:6, 1:6. Also at the Grand Slam tournament at Wimbledon she reached the second round then without trouble, where Maria Sharapova, however, proved to be clearly superior, 6-4, 6-2 victory. In August 2011, Peng reached her highest ever position in the WTA world rankings in the individual with rank 14. In 2012 she came at Wimbledon last sixteen ( its best ever performance ), where she defeated Maria Kirilenko with 1:6, 7:66 and 3:6. At the U.S. Open she retired against Jelena Wesnina ( 6:75, 1:6 ) already out in round one.
In doubles, Peng can next to her Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon (2013 ) show 14 WTA titles, including three wins in the Premier 5 tournament in Rome. There are also three titles at ITF tournaments. Since February 17, 2014 she is the No. 1 doubles world ranking.
In Fed Cup, she came in 2001 at 14 meetings for China to use. Your match record has 13 wins ( including ten in each individual ) from eight defeats.