Su-Wei Hsieh is a professional female tennis player from Taiwan. She was born on January 4, 1986 in Kaohsiung and is currently coached by Paul McNamee. Her father introduced her to tennis when she was just 5 years old. Her sister, Shu-ying Hsieh is also a professional tennis player.

Su-Wei turned professional in 2001. She has a 488-301 singles career record and a 452-244 doubles career record. In singles, she has 3 WTA and 27 ITF titles, but has yet to win a Grand Slam title. In doubles, she has 22 WTA and 1 WTA Challenger titles, with 23 ITF titles. Although she is currently ranked at No. 25 in singles as of May 2019, she was able to reach a career high rank at No. 23 on February 2013.

Born 4 Jan 1986
Nationality China China
Nickname The Wizard

Su-Wei’s latest career highlights started in 2006 when she won the women’s gold at the 2006 Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar. Still in the same year, Su-Wei joined Wimbledon for the first time, however lost in the first round in both Ladies’ Singles and Doubles matches. She entered Wimbledon again in 2007 but still lost in the first round.

In 2008, after winning three matches, Su-Wei qualified for the 2008 Australian Open. This is where Su-Wei made her first ever win at a main draw Grand Slam match, defeating Klara Zakopalova in the process. She then defeated Sybille Bammer in the second round and Aravene Rezai in the third round.

Su-Wei became the first ever Chinese Taipei player to reach the fourth round in a Grand Slam event. Unfortunately, luck ran out for Su-Wei as world number 1 player Justine Henin defeated her. Su-Wei’s performance at the Australian Open lifted her rankings to the top 100.

She reached her first WTA semifinal in 2018 since the WTA Taiwan Open two years prior. Su-Wei then won against world number 1 Simona Halep in Wimbledon–the biggest match of her career.

Much of Su-Wei’s success is in doubles. The highest rank that she was able to achieve was No. 1 on May 2014. However, she currently ranks at No. 19 as of May 2019. She boasts of 2 Grand Slam titles in doubles – 2014 French Open and 2013 Wimbledon. Both Grand Slam victories were won together with Peng Shuai.

Achievements:

• 488–301 (61.85%) career record – singles• 3 Women’s Tennis Association career titles - singles• 27 International Tennis Federation career titles – singles• 452–244 (64.94%) career record - doubles• 22 Women’s Tennis Association career titles - doubles• 23 International Tennis Federation career titles – doubles

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