Pcheng Shui

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December 3, 2021

Pcheng Shui, Chinese Traditional 彭 帥, simply 彭 帅, Pinyin Péng Shuài (* January 8, 1986 Xiangtan, Hunan) is a Chinese professional tennis player and former world number one in doubles, the first Chinese player to lead the world rankings in tennis history. Between June 9 and July 7, 2014, she led the rankings with Taiwanese teammate Sie Su-wei. In her career on the WTA Tour, she has won one singles tournament and twenty-one singles. To this she added one single victory in the WTA 125K series. She left the six single finals as a defeated finalist. Within the ITF circuit, she won nine singles titles and three doubles titles. In the WTA rankings, she was ranked 14th in singles in August 2011 and 1st in doubles in February 2014. She is coached by Guillaume Peyre. At the highest grand slam level, she won the women's doubles doubles at Wimbledon 2013 alongside Taiwan's Sie Su-wei after the final win over Australian pair Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqu 7-6 and 6-1. At the end of the season, the 2013 champion triumphed with the same teammate at the Istanbul Tournament, when the Russian duo Ekaterina Makarovova and Jelena Vesninova defeated the title. Both then won the 2014 French Open, where they competed with the Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci in the final. He practices tough tennis with forehand and backhand strokes played with both hands and minimal ball rotation. In her career, she defeated several players who at the top of the world classification at one time, namely Dinara Safin, Kim Clijsters, Martina Hingis, Amelia Mauresmo, Jelena Janković, Maria Šarapová and Ana Ivanović.

Private life

In November 2021, she reported on the social network Weibo that former Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Chang Kao-li had forced her to have sex. The post has been removed by the Chinese authorities. Over the next few days, she disappeared from public affairs, despite attempts to contact her by the world's media. The tennis players then shared posts on social networks with the hashtag #WhereIsPengShuai (# KdeJePchengŠuaj), in which they demanded an investigation of the whole situation and information about the tennis player's stay. Men's and women's tennis associations joined the request.

Team competitions

She made her Chinese Fed Cup team debut in 2001 in the match of the basic block of the 1st group of the Asia-Oceania zone against Kazakhstan, in which she won the singles. In the 2008 season, she was a member of the team that made it to the World Group semifinals. She lost three matches with Spain. By April 2014, she competed in fourteen international matches with a balance of 10–5 in singles and 3–3 in doubles. She represented the People's Republic of China at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she lost in singles in the second round with Frenchwoman Alizé Cornet. Alongside Sun Tiananmen, they failed to make the opening doubles match when Dellacqu and Molik were not enough for the Australian pair. Four years later, she also participated in the XXX XXX Games. Olympics, where in the singles competition she ended up again in the second round on the racket of Petra Kvitová and with Cheng Jie in the quarterfinals of the women's doubles on the rackets of Kirilenko and Petrov. At the 2010 Asian Games in Canton, China, she won three medals - gold from singles and team competitions and bronze metal from women's doubles.

Tennis career

2012

She started the season at the Auckland ASB Classic in the second place. At the beginning, she went through the French qualifier Aravane Rezaïová 4–6, 6–3 and 6–4, so that she would not be enough for the Czech Republic Lucia Hradecká 4–6, 3–6. In the first round of the January Apia International held in Sydney, she lost to the Slovak player Dominica Cibulková in three sets 2–6, 6–4, 4–6. The follow-up tournament became ú

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