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Peng Shuai

Date of Birth January 8, 1986

Birthplace Hunan, China
Height 5'8" (1.73 m)
Weight 135 lbs. (61.2 kg)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed both sides)
Status Amateur
YTD Career
WTA Tour singles titles 0 0
WTA Tour doubles titles 0 0
ITF Women's Circuit singles titles 2 7
ITF Women's Circuit doubles titles 1 3
Prize Money $60,135 $96,945
Win Loss Record - Singles 41-16 100-37
Win Loss Record - Doubles 14-11 26-19
WTA Ranking History
Season-Ending Singles 2003-326; 2002-359; 2001-516 
Career-High Singles No. 86 (August 23, 2004)
Career-High Doubles No. 170 (August 23, 2004)

Career Highlights
Winner (0 WTA Tour): 2004 - ITF/Dotham-USA, ITF/Prostejov-CZE; 2003 - ITF/Jackson-USA, ITF/Changsha-CHN; 2002 - ITF/Mumbai 1-IND; 2001 - ITF/Baotau-CHN, ITF/Tianjin 1-CHN.
Quarterfinalist (1): Cincinnati.

Career in Review
2000 - Competed at one ITF Circuit event , ITF/Nanjing-CHN, her debut appearance on ITF circuit; did not drop a set en route, falling only to the top seed, world No. 215 Li 60 61

2001 - Debuted on WTA Tour at Shanghai, falling 1r to world No. 24 Tanasugarn (No. 3 seed) 64 61; l. 1r at ITF/Hangzhou-JPN to world No. 244 Fujiwara (No. 3 seed); unranked, won first singles title in third effort on ITF Circuit; at ITF/Baotau-CHN, passed two seeds, including No. 321 top seed Sun in SF; following Baotau, reached SF at ITF/Hohhot-CHN and then took second ITF Circuit title, at ITF/Tianjin-CHN, when No. 395 top seed Liu retired 1-0 (as world No. 715, ousted the No. 2 and No. 7 seeds in earlier rounds) -- reached final in doubles

2002 - As world No. 512, started year with a title at ITF/Mumbai-IND, ousting three seeds en route; as a qualifier, reached final at ITF Circuit/New Delhi-IND, accummulating seven straight-set match wins in the process; as world No. 358, l. 1r at Los Angeles to No. 45 Pisnik 26 62 75

2003 - Won two ITF Circuit titles: ITF/Jackson-USA and ITF/Changsha-CHN

2004 in Detail
April - Won $75K ITF/Dotham-USA by eliminating No. 7 seed Yoshida in QF and Linetskaya in final

May - Unseeded, won $75K ITF/Prostejov-CZE

June - As world No. 107 at Wimbledon, l. 1r to No. 19 Farina Elia (No. 14 seed)

August - As world No. 109 at Vancouver, d. No. 165 Grandin before l. 2r to No. 77 Jidkova (No. 3 seed); as a world No. 108 qualifier at Cincinnati, reached career-first WTA Tour QF by upsetting No. 62 Craybas (No. 6 seed) and No. 71 Jidkova before l. to No. 9 Zvonareva (No. 2 seed); broke into Top 100 at No. 86 on August 23

Began playing at age eight when an uncle (the only other family member who plays tennis) introduced her to the game...Coached by Andy Brandi and Mandy Wilson...Favors hard courts and forehand...Father's name is Ji Jun Peng and mother's name is Zhang Bing...Favorites include the color red and Chinese cuisin...Past-times include reading and shopping...Considers herself 'very quiet'...Admires tennis pro Jennifer Capriati.

• In juniors, reached Orange Bowl QF (2000), Canadian Open Championships QF (2001) and LTA International Junior Championships QF (2001)

(wtatour.com September 10, 2004)

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