His defeat of the Frenchman, ranked 14th, also meant Zhang was the first men’s player from China to reach the quarter-final of an ATP event since Pan Bing made the semi-finals in Seoul in 1995.
The pair hoped to use the opportunity to stay in tennis and spend more time together. With the support of both the China Tennis Association (CTA) and regional Asian Tennis Association (ATA), Zhang received her white badge from an ITF Level 2 school in Bangkok, Thailand in 2002, which afforded her to begin officiating internationally.
Tennis ranking history and graphs of Shuai Zhang, a tennis player from China. CoreTennis: 79,139 tournaments covered - 150,325 player profiles - 2,815,018 tennis match results. and counting.
Zhang became the fourth male player in the history of table tennis to achieve a career Grand Slam when he won gold in men's singles at the Olympic games in London 2012. The first three are Jan-Ove Waldner (in 1992), Liu Guoliang (in 1999), and Kong Linghui (in 2000). Zhang won the Grand Slam in only 445 days.
Svitolina, like her Chinese opponent Zhang Shuai, was out on her feet after coming from a set down to win an epic three-set match on Rod Laver Arena lasting two hours and 55 minutes.
English to Chinese dictionary with Mandarin pinyin - learn Chinese faster with MDBG! Dictionary. PRC female table tennis player and Olympic gold medalist. . Zhang Guotao (1897-1979), Chinese communist leader in the 1920s and 1930s, defected to Guomindang in 1938.
Zheng Jie is a Chinese tennis player. Zheng Jie was born on July 05, 1983 (36 years old). About. Zheng Jie is a Chinese professional tennis player. Her career high ranking is World No. 15 which she achieved on 18 May 2009. As of 5 August 2013 Zheng is ranked World No. 56 in singles and World No. 23 in doubles and is the 3rd ranked Chinese player.
The 27-year-old had never won a grand slam match and was the verge of giving up tennis for good, but decided to give it one last crack at Melbourne Park. Normally accompanied by just her coach, this year she brought her parents and some friends and it's made a real difference, she said.