30 Facts About Peng Shuai

1. Peng Shuai's benefited from the withdraw from the top seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinal and beat Danka Kovinic from Montenegro in a tight three-setter semifinal, which lasted for two days due to rain delays.

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2. Peng Shuai's suffered from a number of early exits in several events, including the first-round loss in the Olympic Games.

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3. Peng Shuai's played two more tournaments, with Kveta Peschke at Dubai and Zarina Diyas at Madrid, but was not able to win a set.

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4. Peng Shuai's clinched title in the 125K event in Nanchang.

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5. Peng Shuai's reached the last 16 in a Major event after two years at the Wimbledon Championships.

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6. On February 17, 2014, Peng Shuai became the world No 1 in doubles, making her the first Chinese tennis player to reach world No 1.

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7. Peng Shuai's lost in the second round in the doubles event against Shahar Pe'er and Silvia Soler Espinosa in three sets with Hsieh Su-wei.

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8. Peng Shuai's ended the year with a ranking of No 45 in the world.

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9. Peng Shuai's lost in the second round and failed to qualify.

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10. Peng Shuai's faced fellow Chinese player Li Na where she lost in two sets.

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11. Peng Shuai's reached the second round, losing to Petra Kvitova, and her doubles pairing reached the quarterfinals.

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12. Peng Shuai's was seeded eighth and up against Sofia Arvidsson.

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13. Peng Shuai's lost to Flavia Pennetta in the round of 16, after holding four set points in the second set tiebreak.

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14. Peng Shuai's advanced to the fourth round for the first time with a win over 19th seed Julia Gorges.

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15. Peng Shuai's defeated Melinda Czink in the third round and faced the fifth seed, Maria Sharapova, in the fourth round, losing to the eventual runner-up in straight sets.

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16. Peng Shuai's broke into the top 20 after her run in the French Open.

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17. Peng Shuai's continued on the ITF circuit with a trophy at the $100,000 event in Taipei played on carpet.

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18. Peng Shuai's defeated fifth seed Marion Bartoli in the second round.

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19. At Wimbledon, Peng Shuai was unseeded and defeated US teenager Alexa Glatch in three sets.

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20. Peng Shuai's played doubles with Hsieh Su-wei, where they made the quarterfinals losing to the Williams sisters in three sets.

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21. Peng Shuai's lost to second seed and eventual champion Serena Williams in the third roundin two sets.

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22. In early 2009, Peng Shuai announced that she will be coached full-time for the 2009 season by Tarik Benhabiles.

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23. Peng Shuai's qualified to the main draw of Zurich before losing in three sets to Marion Bartoli.

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24. Peng Shuai's beat third seed Amelie Mauresmo en-route to her second semifinal of the year.

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25. Peng Shuai's lost her first-round ties at Sydney and the Australian Open, then withdrew from subsequent tournaments with sickness.

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26. In January 2005, Peng Shuai came through a tough qualifying draw at Sydney comfortably, and went on to reach her first WTA Tour semifinal.

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27. In February 2002, Peng Shuai won her third $10,000 singles title in the space of nine months at Mumbai, defeating American Sunitha Rao in the final.

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28. At age 13, Peng Shuai was admitted to a hospital for heart surgery to repair a defect, a situation which she explained in the "Impossible is Nothing" campaign from Adidas.

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29. At the 2013 Wimbledon Championships, Peng Shuai won her first ladies' doubles championship with Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan and again won at the 2014 French Open with Hsieh.

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30. Peng Shuai's won a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games, defeating Akgul Amanmuradova in the final.

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