Zhang Shuai (Chinese: 张帅; pinyin: Zhāng Shuài; Mandarin pronunciation: [ʈʂáŋ ʂwâi]; born 21 January 1989) is a Chinese professional tennis player.
She has a career-high singles ranking of world No. 23, which was achieved on 14 November 2016, and a career-high doubles ranking of No. 29, achieved on 1 April 2013.
Zhang has won a total of 24 singles titles, 20 on the ITF Women's Circuit, two on the WTA Tour – both at the Guangzhou International Women's Open – and two WTA 125s. In doubles, she has won a total of 13 titles (8 ITF, 4 WTA, 1 WTA 125s).
Zhang won her first singles match in a Grand Slam tournament at the 2016 Australian Open, when, as a qualifier, she defeated world No. 2 Simona Halep en-route to the quarterfinals. Zhang had lost all 14 of her main-draw Grand Slam matches up to that point, a stretch that started with the 2008 US Open. Alongside Li Na, Zheng Jie and Peng Shuai, Zhang is one of only four Chinese tennis players having made the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam tournament. View More On Wikipedia.org