Hsieh Su-wei

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Hsieh Su-wei
謝淑薇
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Hsieh at the 2019 Wimbledon
Country (sports)Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei
Residence Taipei, Taiwan
Born (1986-01-04) 4 January 1986 (age 34)
Hsinchu, Taiwan [1]
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Turned pro2001
PlaysRight-handed
(two-handed both sides)
Coach Paul McNamee (2011–present)
Prize money US$ 8,511,824
Singles
Career record504–319 (61.2%)
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 23 (25 February 2013)
Current rankingNo. 54 (2 March 2020)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 4R (2008, 2018)
French Open 3R (2017)
Wimbledon 4R (2018)
US Open 2R (2008, 2013, 2018, 2019)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games 1R (2012)
Doubles
Career record491–254 (65.9%)
Career titles27
Highest ranking No. 1 (12 May 2014)
Current rankingNo. 1 (2 March 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open F (2020)
French Open W (2014)
Wimbledon W (2013, 2019)
US Open SF (2012)
Other doubles tournaments
Tour Finals W (2013)
Olympic Games QF (2012)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
Australian Open SF (2015)
French Open 2R (2009, 2010, 2013)
Wimbledon SF (2011)
US Open SF (2009)
Team competitions
Fed Cup 21–12
Hopman Cup 3–8
Last updated on: 2 March 2020.
Hsieh Su-wei
Traditional Chinese 謝淑薇
Simplified Chinese 谢淑薇

Hsieh Su-wei (Chinese :謝淑薇; pinyin :Xiè Shúwéi(Taiwan); [2] Taiwanese Mandarin: [ɕjê sǔ wěi] ; [3] born 4 January 1986) is a Taiwanese professional tennis player who represents Chinese Taipei in international competition.

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Regarded as Taiwan's most successful tennis player of all time, and one of the greatest tennis players Asia has ever produced, Hsieh has won three singles and 27 doubles titles on the WTA Tour, one WTA 125K series doubles title, 27 singles and 23 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit, seven medals at the Asian Games (two gold, three silver, and two bronze), a gold and bronze medal at the 2005 Summer Universiade, and has amassed over $8.4 million in prize money. On 25 February 2013, she reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 23, and on 12 May 2014, she reached No. 1 in the world in the doubles rankings. She is the first (and to date, only) Taiwanese tennis player in history to achieve a top-25 ranking in singles, and the first to achieve a world No. 1 ranking in doubles. She regained the world No. 1 doubles ranking for the first time in nearly six years in February 2020 and has spent a total of twelve weeks in this position.

Known for playing with two hands on both sides, her flat, quick groundstrokes, her crafty gameplay, aggressive volleys, and unorthodox variety of shots, Hsieh is regarded as one of the most successful and versatile doubles players in history. She has won three Grand Slam titles in doubles, winning the 2013 Wimbledon Championships and the 2014 French Open with Peng Shuai, whom she also won the 2013 WTA Tour Championships with, as well as the 2019 Wimbledon Championships with Barbora Strýcová. Hsieh and Strýcová also were the runners-up at both the 2019 WTA Finals and the 2020 Australian Open, and she reached the quarterfinals in singles at the 2012 London Olympics with compatriot Chuang Chia-jung. Though she has yet to win a Grand Slam on hard courts, most of her titles have come on hard courts, including six of her Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 titles. She is also a three-time Grand Slam semifinalist in mixed doubles, reaching this stage at the 2009 US Open with Kevin Ullyett, the 2011 Wimbledon Championships with Paul Hanley, and the 2015 Australian Open with Pablo Cuevas.

While she is primarily known for her doubles prowess, Hsieh has also found decent success on the singles tour. Most of her singles success has come on hard courts, where she has won all three of her WTA titles, as well as reached the fourth round at the Australian Open in 2008 and 2018, a Premier 5 semifinal at the Dubai Tennis Championships in 2019, and a Premier Mandatory quarterfinal at the Miami Open in 2019. However, she has also been successful on other surfaces, including reaching the fourth round at Wimbledon in 2018, the third round at the same tournament in both 2012 and 2019, and the third round of the French Open in 2017. Hsieh has recorded singles victories over several top 10 and top 5 players, including Simona Halep, Naomi Osaka, Garbiñe Muguruza, Angelique Kerber, Karolína Plíšková, Aryna Sabalenka, Johanna Konta, Daniela Hantuchová, Kimiko Date-Krumm, Flavia Pennetta, Jelena Ostapenko, Agnieszka Radwańska, Caroline Wozniacki, and Lucie Šafářová.

Biography

Hsieh was born to parents Hsieh Tze-lung and Ho Fom-ju in Hsinchu and raised in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. She was introduced to tennis by her father at five years of age. Her younger sister, Hsieh Shu-ying, and brother Hsieh Cheng-peng are also professional tennis players. Hsieh named her tennis idols as Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi. [4] She has trained at a Taipei tennis school run by Hu Na, a former mainland Chinese player who defected to the US in 1982. [5]

After Hsieh having won the 2013 Wimbledon doubles title, her father said that a Chinese company had offered her a sponsorship deal worth 10 million yuan ($1.63 million) per year, on the condition that she switch her citizenship to the People's Republic of China. His remarks caused controversy in Taiwan as Hsieh stated that she would consider taking the offer. In response, the government of Taiwan mobilized domestic companies to offer her competing deals. [5] [6]

Playing style

Hsieh has a unique and unorthodox style of play compared to most other players. She made a quip at the Australian Open saying, "Actually, my boyfriend was looking at her [Kerber] game earlier this morning. I forgot to ask him what she play, so, I actually have no plan to go on the court. So I was trying to go my Su-wei style, you know." [7] Despite her slight build and comparatively short stature, her two-handed groundstrokes are flat, powerful, and are hit with depth. She incorporates sliced backhands and forehands, drop shots, lobs, volleys, and sharply angled groundstrokes into points, and has been noted for her technical mastery, intelligent style of play, and impressive point construction. For these reasons, and due to the overall completeness of her game, she has been nicknamed by commentators "The Wizard". [8]

Many top players have praised her unusual playing style. Maria Sharapova, after her third-round win over Hsieh at Wimbledon 2012, said, "I faced her many times in the juniors. She used to be a nightmare for me because she used to slice and dropshot on clay. I was like, 'Where did they learn how to play tennis like that?' She uses both hands, switches racquets. That's her game: it's to hit a lot of dropshots and slices and get people kind of crazy. We used to have real battles in the juniors. I knew her game really well and I don't think she had time to do all of that today on grass. If I'm hitting a hard‑paced shot, I don't think she really has time to create, which is something that she really likes to do." [9]

Professional career

Early years

During the 2001 Australian Open Junior Grand Slam event, Hsieh reached the girls' singles quarterfinals [10] and the round of 16 in the girls doubles event with partner Natalie Ko, [10] losing in two sets to eventual champions, Petra Cetkovská and Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová. [10] Hsieh displayed stunning results in the 2001 season as a 15-year-old. Playing on the ITF Women's Circuit, she won all of the five events she entered at Wellington, Kaohsiung, Bangkok (twice), and Peachtree City from January until November. Hsieh also competed on her first two WTA Tour events, reaching the semifinals in Bali and the quarterfinals in Pattaya. Although she only played seven tournaments in 2001, she had an impressive 41–2 record, in addition to starting her career with 37 wins in a row. She had success on the doubles circuit as well, reaching two finals and winning one of them. She played in the qualifying rounds of all four Grand Slam tournaments in 2002, but was unable to advance to the main draw in any of them. After a quiet 2003, Hsieh experienced an upswing in her doubles in 2004, reaching five finals on the ITF tour and winning a pair of titles in Incheon and New Delhi. In October 2004, she reached her first WTA doubles final at the Hansol Korea Open at the age of 18, where she and compatriot Chuang Chia-jung were beaten by hometown players Cho Yoon-jeong and Jeon Mi-ra. She made her Grand Slam main draw debut in 2005 by qualifying at the US Open, where she was beaten by Katarina Srebotnik in the opening round. By the end of the year, she had won 10 singles titles and 11 singles titles on the ITF Circuit.

2006–2007: First WTA doubles titles

In 2006, Hsieh lost in the final qualifying round at the Australian Open to former top-20 player Tamarine Tanasugarn but won her first main draw Grand Slam match en route to the second round in the women's doubles tournament. She was more successful at the next two Grand Slams though. Qualifying to the main draw of the French Open for the first time, Hsieh was defeated in the opening round by local wildcard Mathilde Johansson. She also qualified to her first main draw at Wimbledon, but was beaten in her first match by the 23rd seed Anabel Medina Garrigues, while also losing in the first round in doubles. Hsieh failed to qualify for the US Open, though, falling at the final hurdle to Kirsten Flipkens. She was able to produce much stronger results on the ITF Circuit, reaching two singles and six doubles finals, and winning one singles and four doubles titles respectively.

The following year, Hsieh once again failed to qualify for either the Australian or US Opens, but qualified for the main draw at both the French Open and Wimbledon, where she lost in the first round both times. In doubles, she fell in the first round at three of the Grand Slams, but made it to the second round at the French Open. Hsieh made a breakthrough though in doubles, starting with reaching two finals in Auckland and Bangalore in the first two months of the year with different partners. She then earned the biggest wins of her career with compatriot Chuang Chia-jung as the pair won the China Open, a Tier II tournament. This marked Hsieh's first title of any kind on the WTA Tour. They won a second title together the following week at the Hansol Korea Open, where she had reached her first WTA final three years earlier. She once again performed well on the ITF level, winning a pair of titles in both singles and doubles. While she finished the year ranked No. 143 in singles, she snabbed her first year-end top-50 ranking in doubles, also her first top-100 ranking, by finishing 46th in the world.

2008: Singles breakthrough

Su-wei started 2008 by winning three matches to qualify for the Australian Open, where she won her first main-draw Grand Slam match, defeating Klára Zakopalová in three sets. In the second round, she beat 19th seed Sybille Bammer and defeated Aravane Rezaï in the third round to become first Taiwanese tennis player to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam. She then lost in the fourth round to the world No. 1, Justine Henin, in straight sets. The result would lift her into the top 100 for the first time. She reached the doubles final at the Thailand Open in February with Vania King, losing to compatriots Chuang and Chan Yung-jan.

In March, Hsieh played at Indian Wells, losing in the first round to Elena Vesnina in three sets. A week later, she lost again, this time in the first round of qualifying, to Tatiana Poutchek in Miami. These two defeats saw her ranking fall to 116.

At the end of April, Hsieh entered the ITF tournament in Incheon as the first seed, and won the tournament, defeating Chinese player Yanze Xie in three sets. As a result of this win, her ranking rose to No. 99. At the French Open, she was defeated by qualifier Anastasiya Yakimova in the first round.

In June, she had her best Wimbledon ladies' singles result to date by making it to the second round, She beat Stéphanie Cohen-Aloro in the first round, her first victory in her third main draw appearance at Wimbledon, before losing to No. 9 seed and French Open runner-up Dinara Safina.

At the Cincinnati Open, Hsieh lost in the first round in singles, but made it to the finals in doubles with Kazakh partner Yaroslava Shvedova. However, the pair were topped by the Russian duo of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova in a third set super-tiebreak. She then went on to record her first main draw win at the US Open over Evgeniya Rodina before losing to Petrova in the second round. Hsieh then managed to end the year strong by winning the Bali International with Peng Shuai and defending her title in Korea with compatriot Chuang. She finished the year ranked inside the top 100 in singles for the first time, at No. 79, and 53rd in doubles.

2009: Becoming a top-10 doubles player

Hsieh opened the 2009 season by winning the doubles title with Peng at her first tournament of the year, the Premier-level Sydney International, defeating Nathalie Dechy and hometown favorite Casey Dellacqua in the final. At the Australian Open, she was upset by compatriot Chan Yung-jan in the first round of women's singles. As a result, she dropped out of top 100. In women's doubles, however, she and Peng fared much better. As the 16th seeds, the pair recorded back to back three set wins to advance to the third round, where they pulled off a major upset with a straight sets win over the second seeds Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual, losing just one game, thereby advancing Hsieh to her first major quarterfinals. However, the pair was defeated in the last eight by the eventual champions, 10th-seeded Serena Williams and Venus Williams.

Despite struggling the rest of the year in singles, winning just one WTA main draw match at the Guangzhou International later on in September, Hsieh put together her most prolific year in doubles thus far. After a pair of early exits in Indian Wells and Stuttgart, Hsieh and Peng advanced to the final of the Italian Open, a Premier-5 tournament, where they were seeded seventh. They then defeated the fifth seeds, Daniela Hantuchová and Ai Sugiyama, to win the title. This was Hsieh's sixth WTA doubles title, and the biggest of her career thus far. After making the quarterfinals in Madrid, Hsieh broke into the top 20 for the first time. She concluded her clay-court season by parterning with Peng at the French Open. Seeded ninth, the two posted three easy straight set wins, including their second in a month over Hantuchová and Sugiyama, to advance to the quarterfinals. Despite being a set down, the pair managed to come back and grind out a three set win over the Polish sister duo Agnieszka Radwańska and Urszula Radwańska, advancing Hsieh to her first Grand Slam semifinal, However, Hsieh and Peng were beaten by Victoria Azarenka and Elena Vesnina in straight sets. Nonetheless, their strong performance lifted Hsieh inside the top 15.

Hsieh and Peng struggled following their Roland Garros run, losing five of their next seven matches, including an opening round loss at Wimbledon, their only grass-court tournament, and a second round defeat at the US Open. Hsieh was successful though in mixed doubles at both majors, partnering Zimbabwe's Kevin Ullyett en route to a Wimbledon quarterfinal and US Open semifinal. However, the duo were able to come together at their final tournament of the year, the China Open, where they won the title without dropping a set. This was their third title of the year together, Hsieh's seventh career doubles title, her first Premier Mandatory title, and the biggest of her career. Following this result, she made her top 10 debut in the doubles rankings. She finished the year ranked No. 9 in the world.

2010–2011

Hsieh lost in the first round of the Guangzhou International Open to Han Xinyun. This was her only main-draw WTA match of 2010.

At Wimbledon, she reached the semifinals of mixed doubles, with Australia's Paul Hanley. Partnering Zheng Jie, she won the doubles event at the Guangzhou International Women's Open.

Playing primarily on the ITF Circuit for singles in 2011, Hsieh won three titles, a $25k in Mildura, a $75k in Beijing, and a $25k in Seoul, while also finishing as the runner-up at the $25k in Fergana. She also reached the quarterfinals at the Australian Open with Chuang, falling to Azarenka and Kirilenko, and won one WTA doubles title in Guangzhou with Zheng Saisai, her eighth career title and first in two years.

2012: Singles resurgence: Wimbledon third round, two WTA singles titles

Hsieh experienced a career resurgence to her singles game during the 2012 season. After falling in her second qualifying match in Melbourne, Hsieh reached her first ever WTA singles semifinal at the Pattaya Open in Thailand, after having to qualify for the main draw. This result brought her singles ranking back inside the top 150. At the next tournament, the hard-court Malaysian Open at the beginning of March, she breezed through the qualifying tournament as the top seed, en route to advancing to her first WTA singles final. Despite dropping the first set, she won the title after her opponent, Petra Martić, was forced to retire while trailing 4–1 in the final set due to severe cramping and fatigue. This marked Hsieh's first career singles title on the WTA Tour, and made her the first Taiwanese tennis player to win an ATP or WTA singles title. She also returned to the top 100 for the first time since January 2009 following her victory. Also playing sporadically in ITF tournaments, she won the $50k tournament in Wenshan, her 21st ITF singles title. Hsieh's early season success allowed her to directly enter the main draw at the French Open, her first Grand Slam main draw appearance since the 2009 Australian Open. However, she was beaten in the first round by 18th seed Flavia Pennetta.

Hsieh began the grass-court season by reaching the quarterfinals at the $75k event in Nottingham, falling to American CoCo Vandeweghe. She then reached her first singles quarterfinal at a WTA grass court event in Birmingham, where she was beaten by Ekaterina Makarova. She also won the doubles title with Tímea Babos over the world No. 1's, Americans Lisa Raymond and Liezel Huber, her first grass court doubles title. Entering Wimbledon ranked inside the top 70, Hsieh scored her first win at the All England Club in four years by defeating French wildcard Virginie Razzano, who just a month earlier at the French Open became the first player ever to beat Serena Williams in the opening round of a Grand Slam, in straight sets. She followed it up with a win over Stéphanie Fortez Gacon to advance to the third round of Wimbledon for the first time, and beyond the second round of a major for the first time since the 2008 Australian Open. Though she would lose at this stage to then-world No. 1 and recent French Open winner, Maria Sharapova, in straight sets, this marked Hsieh's best performance at a Grand Slam in four and a half years. She also reached the quarterfinals in the mixed doubles tournament, partnering with British player Colin Fleming. Following Wimbledon, she reached a new career-high singles ranking of world No. 56.

At the Summer Olympics, she represented Taiwan in the women's singles tournament and in women's doubles with Chuang Chia-Jung. [11] Although she was knocked on in the first round of the singles tournament by her close friend and partner Peng Shuai, she and Chuang reached the quarterfinals in doubles, where they were beaten by the eventual silver medalists Andrea Hlaváčková and Lucie Hradecká. [11]

Hsieh got off to a slow start to the summer hard-court season. She played just one tournament between the Olympics and the US Open, the Texas Tennis Open. In singles, she was beaten by eventual champion Roberta Vinci in the first round, while falling in the quarterfinals of the doubles tournament with partner Gabriela Dabrowski to Iveta Benešová and Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová. At the US Open, she suffered a three set loss in singles to Magdaléna Rybáriková in the first round, but was successful in the women's doubles tournament with partner Anabel Medina Garrigues, where they reached the semifinals. Hsieh piled together a hugely successful Asian hard-court season following the Open, winning 17 of her last 21 matches. She won the Ningbo Challenger, a $100k tournament, defeating Zhang Shuai in the final. The next week, she reached the final at the Guangzhou International Open dropping just one set en route. Facing the 17-year old Brit Laura Robson, the silver medalist in mixed doubles with Andy Murray at the Olympics who had defeated both four-time Grand Slam Champion Kim Clijsters and 2011 French Open champion, Li Na, en route to the fourth round at the US Open less than a month earlier, Hsieh played the most intense tennis match of her life. Despite being 0–2 down in each of the first two sets, having five match points saved in the second set, the match being suspended after the second set due to the excruciatingly hot temperatures, and then being 0–3 down in the final set, she fought back to win the title in three sets by a score of 6–3, 5–7, 6–4. This marked Hsieh's second WTA singles title of the year, and with it she jumped into the top 50 of the singles rankings for the first time, at No. 39. Though her 10-match winning streak was snapped in her very next match at the Pan Pacific Open, she won another $100k ITF singles title two weeks later at the Suzhou Open, her 23rd career ITF singles title. This brought her into the top 25 for the first time, becoming the first Taiwanese tennis player to achieve a ranking that high. Hsieh concluded her season at the Tournament of Champions, where she was invited to compete for the first time. She lost her first two matches to Caroline Wozniacki and Vinci, but ended her year on a high note with a three set victory over Hantuchová. Hsieh finished with her best year-end ranking to date, world No. 25 in singles, a ranking which she equaled in doubles.

2013: Top 25 in singles, Wimbledon and Tour Championships doubles titles

Hsieh began the season at the inaugural Shenzhen Open, seeded fourth. She lost in the second round to Annika Beck. She then lost in the first round of the Hobart International to regular doubles partner Peng Shuai. At the Australian Open, Hsieh was seeded for the first time in a Grand Slam singles tournament. Seeded 26th, she won her first round match against Lara Arruabarrena Vecino but lost in the second to two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova. In doubles, Hsieh and Peng lost a tough match to top seeds Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci in the third round. In mixed doubles, Hsieh reached the quarterfinals with partner Rohan Bopanna, where they lost to Květa Peschke and Marcin Matkowski.

Hsieh entered the PTT Pattaya Open but lost to Marina Erakovic in the first round. She then lost in the second round in Doha and Dubai. As the defending champion in Kuala Lumpur, Hsieh was seeded second and advanced to the quarterfinals with wins over Kurumi Nara and Zhang Shuai. However, she lost in the quarterfinals to eventual finalist Bethanie Mattek-Sands, and her ranking fell from No. 23 to No. 35. Hsieh then fell in the second round of both the BNP Paribas Open to American Jamie Hampton. However, she and Peng reached the semifinals of the doubles tournament, defeating the No. 1 ranked team of Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci in the second round. She was defeated in the second round of the singles tournament at the Sony Open, but was less successful in doubles this time around, falling in the second round to the wild card pairing of Kuznetsova and Pennetta.

During the clay season, she fell in first round of the Madrid Open, Italian Open, and French Open and the second round of the Internationaux de Strasbourg in singles, but won the Italian Open with Peng, her tenth career doubles title. While Hsieh would struggle throughout the rest of the season on the singles court, winning five of her next eighteen matches, and her best results being second round showings at the next two Grand Slam events, her Italian Open title sparked the beginning of what would go on to be a remarkable run of doubles titles and domination over the next twelve months. After a disappointing second round loss at the French Open, and quarterfinal losses at both grass court warmup tournaments, Hsieh and Penn came into Wimbledon as the dark horse candidates for the title. Seeded eighth, the pair wizzed through to the final with the loss of just one set, and without having to face a single seeded team. Facing the twelfth seeded Australian duo of Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua, they won the title in two sets. This was Hsieh's first Grand Slam title, making her the first Taiwanese tennis player to ever win one in any discipline. It also meant she would return to the top 10 rankings for the first time since January 2010.

Peng and Hsieh opened their summer hard-court partnership with a victory at the Premier 5 Cincinnati Masters, defeating Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Peschke in the final. After an opening-round loss in New Haven, and a defeat at the hands of Sania Mirza and Zheng Jie at the US Open, the pair won their fourth title of the year at the Guangzhou International Open and WTA Tour Championships. After posting back-to-back semifinal finishes at the Pan Pacific Open and China Open, Hsieh qualified with Peng for the WTA Tour Championships for the first time in her career. Seeded second, they defeated Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik in the semifinals and Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina in the final to win the year-ending championship, and their fifth title of 2013. By virtue of this win, Hsieh and Peng became the first Asian players to ever win a season-ending tennis championship. She finished her doubles season ranked No. 3 in the world, while her singles ranking dropped 60 places from 2012 down to No. 85.

Hsieh's singles season ended disappointing with numerous first-round fells and only five second round shows in AEGON International, Wimbledon Championships, US Open, Guangzhou International Women's Open and BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open.

2014: Singles slump, World No. 1 and French Open title in doubles

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Hsieh, 2014

After training with her coach Paul McNamee in Australia, she started her season by playing in qualification of Brisbane International and Sydney. She lost in qualifications for both tournaments but received a lucky-loser spot in Brisbane due to Caroline Wozniacki withdrawing late. She lost in round three to Carla Suárez Navarro. At Pattaya Open, Hsieh was defeated in the first round by Tadeja Majerič but won a week later in qualifying at Qatar Total Open; in first round of the main draw, she also defeated Flavia Pennetta before losing to Sara Errani.

At Doha, Hsieh won her first doubles title with Peng Shuai in 2014 and reached a career-high of world No. 2 in doubles. Later in May, with the semifinal run in doubles at Madrid, Hsieh will share the No. 1 ranking with Peng for at least a week, establishing the first individual in Taiwan to receive the No. 1 ranking in tennis, whether in singles or doubles, male or female. However, she failed to defend her title with Peng in Internazional BNL d'Italia by losing to Medina Garrigues and Shvedova in the second round in straight sets.

With doubles competition in the way, Hsieh missed all the singles events during the clay season except French Open, where she lost in the first round of qualifying. In doubles, she came through one of the most difficult doubles draws with Peng by defeating unseeded Svetlana Kuznetsova and Sam Stosur in the first round in straight sets, breezed through former No. 1, 15th seed Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond in the third round, grinded three sets with fifth seed Sania Mirza and Cara Black in the quarterfinals and Garbiñe Muguruza and Carla Suárez Navarro, whom they lost to in Madrid, in the semifinals and defeated second seed Errani and Vinci in the final in straight sets for their second Grand Slam title. They were unable to defend their title at Wimbledon though, falling in the third round to eventual runners-up Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic despite winning the first set. They also lost in the third round at the US Open to the team of Kimiko Date-Krumm and Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová. Their best result throughout the remainder of the year came at the WTA Finals in Singapore. They easily won their first two matches, but were thrased in the final round by Cara Black and Sania Mirza, winning just one game. While Hsieh finished the year No. 144 in singles after a difficult year in which she won only seven main draw WTA matches, she finished ranked No. 5 in the world for doubles, her second straight top five finish.

2015: Consistent doubles results

At the Australian Open, Hsieh lost in the qualifying first round for singles, and main-draw second round for doubles, but she reached the semifinals in mixed doubles with Pablo Cuevas. Her best result in singles for the remainder of the year on the WTA Tour was reaching the semifinals in Kuala Lumpur. She only managed to compile three WTA match wins afterward, defeating former world No. 15, Kaia Kanepi, to reach the second round at Wimbledon and a quarterfinal appearance at the Japan Open. On the ITF Circuit, however, she was more successful. In April, she won two $25k tournaments held back-to-back in Shenzhen and Nanning, the latter being her 25th ITF singles title. She later won a $100k tournament in Nanjing in November.

Hsieh still managed to put together a decent string of results on the doubles circuit. Partnering Sania Mirza, they reached the final at the Premier event in Doha before falling to the American duo of Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears. After the tournament in Doha, she started a new partnership with Flavia Pennetta. Despite getting off to a slow start with early exits in Indian Wells and Miami, the duo found more success during the clay court season, reaching the quarterfinals in Madrid and Rome. Entering the French Open as a defending champion, Hsieh and Pennetta quickly progressed to the quarterfinals, but were undone in three sets by Hlaváčková and Hradecká. As a result of not defending her points, she dropped out of the top 10 for the first time in nearly two years. The two followed up with another quarterfinal appearance at Wimbledon, where they lost in three sets to Babos and Mladenovic, but dissolved their partnership following the grass court season.

Entering the summer hard court season, Hsieh reunited with her friend and compatriot Chuang Chia-jung, whom she would spend the majority of the rest of the season playing with. Their first tournament back was at the Cincinnati Masters, where they reached the semifinals. En route, she was able to get revenge on Babos and Mladenovic, who had beaten her at Wimbledon, with a win over the pair in the quarterfinals. Hsieh decided to play with Anastasia Rodionova, though, instead of Chuang at the US Open. The pair, seeded tenth, were upset in the second round by Anna-Lena Grönefeld and CoCo Vandeweghe. She also played mixed doubles with Henri Kontinen, where they reached the quarterfinals. Hsieh played two more tournaments with Chuang, the inaugural Dongfeng Motor Open in Wuhan and in Beijing, but they lost both opening round matches. She finished the year ranked 107th in singles and 26th in doubles.

2016: Unsatisfying results

The 2016 season was a relatively quiet one for Hsieh. While she finished the year ranked just inside the top 100 in singles, poor results in the middle of the year kept her from jumping beyond her peak year ranking of No. 65. Her best results on the WTA Tour came with a semifinal appearance in Taiwan, a quarterfinal showing in Prague, and progressing to the second round at the Australian and French Opens. Unlike the last few seasons, Hsieh played more singles matches on the ITF Circuit, reaching a $100k final in Marseille in June and winning a different $100k tournament in Dubai in December, her 27th ITF singles title.

Hsieh also struggled remarkably with doubles during the year, failing to make a single quarterfinal at WTA level. Her best result on tour came in a third round appearance at the Australian Open, also marking the first time since 2010 she failed to advance to the quarterfinals in at least one of the Grand Slams. As a result, she dropped down to playing primarily on the ITF level for most of the season, where she managed to win the doubles title in Marseille, a $10k title in Porto, and finishing as the runner-up in the doubles draw in Dubai. While her ITF level results managed to keep her inside the top 100, nonetheless, her year-end ranking of No. 96 marked her worst finish in ten years.

2017: First top-ten victory

While Hsieh continued to play a hefty chunk of ITF tournaments during the 2017 season, she also managed to post more respectable results on the WTA tour. Though she only managed to improve her year-end singles ranking by one placement, up to No. 96, she had arguably her biggest singles breakout in over four years at the French Open. Ranked outside the top 100 going into the tournament, Hsieh pulled off the biggest win of her career by defeating reigning Miami Open champion and world No. 8, Johanna Konta, in the first round, her first ever singles victory over a top-10 player. She then defeated Taylor Townsend to advance to the third round for the first time at the French Open, and the first time at any Grand Slam since Wimbledon in 2012. She was defeated by hometown favorite Caroline Garcia in an intense three-set match, where the final set went to 9–7 in favor of Garcia. Hsieh also reached the final of the Hua Hin Championships, a WTA 125k series event, in November, her biggest singles final in five years, but lost to former top ten player Belinda Bencic.

After a difficult 2016, Hsieh also managed to recapture some of her strong doubles form. Partnering Oksana Kalashnikova, they won the Budapest Grand Prix in February, her 18th career WTA doubles title, and her first since winning the French Open in 2014. Throughout the season, she played alongside a multitude of different female players, but found the most success working with Monica Niculescu. With the Romanian, they won inaugural version of the Swiss Ladies Open in April, reached the final of the Cincinnati Masters, and reached the third round of the US Open. Additionally, she won a $100k doubles title in May at Cagnes-sur-Mer with Chang Kai-chen, her 23rd ITF doubles title, and the WTA 125k doubles title in Hawaii in November with her younger sister, Hsieh Shu-ying. She finished the year ranked No. 32 in doubles, a very substantial improvement from the previous year.

2018: Grand Slam singles success, third singles title

Hsieh opened the season by reaching the semifinals at the Auckland Open, her first WTA singles semifinal since the WTA Taiwan Open in February 2016. She lost to eventual champion Julia Görges. Hsieh's next tournament came at the Australian Open. After coming from behind to defeat Zhu Lin in her opening match, she caused the biggest upset of the tournament thus far by defeating the third seed and reigning Wimbledon champion, Garbiñe Muguruza, in straight sets. She continued this impressive display by taking out 26th seed and former world No. 2, Agnieszka Radwanska, in straight sets to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam since she did so at the Australian Open ten years earlier. Facing Angelique Kerber, she won the first set, but was ultimately defeated by the German player. Hsieh also had a successful doubles tournament, reaching the semifinals with Peng Shuai, her best performance in a slam since they won the French Open. She returned to inside the top 75 of the singles rankings and the top 30 of the doubles rankings after the Australian Open.

After the Australian Open, Hsieh had a relatively quiet rest of the early hard-court season singles-wise. After losing the qualifying rounds in Doha and Dubai, and a second-round loss at the Oracle Challenge, Hsieh qualified into the main draw at Indian Wells and progressed to the second round. Her best result came at the Miami Open where she advanced to the third round for the first time, losing to Karolína Plíšková. She had a very successful doubles performance, though, reaching the final in Dubai with Peng, and winning the Indian Wells title with Barbora Strýcová, her 20th career WTA doubles title. This victory put her back in the top 20 of the doubles rankings.

The clay-court season delivered mixed results for Hsieh. While she notched a couple of good singles placements, reaching the semifinals at the Morocco Open and the quarterfinals in Strasbourg, she didn't do as well in doubles, falling in the second round in Madrid and Rome, and the first round at the French Open for both singles and doubles.

Hsieh played two grass-court warmup tournaments before Wimbledon. In Mallorca, she suffered two first round losses, to Caroline Garcia in singles, and Anastasia Rodionova and Nadiia Kichenok in doubles, but fared better in Eastbourne with a third-round appearance in singles and the semifinals in doubles. Her singles performance was enough to push her ranking inside the top 50 for the first time since September 2013. Unseeded and placed in a very difficult top quarter, Hsieh opened up her Wimbledon campaign with a first round win over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, followed by a straight sets victory over Lara Arruabarrena Vecino to advance to the third round at Wimbledon for the first time in six years. She then recorded the biggest victory of her career by upsetting world No. 1, Simona Halep, who had just won the French Open four weeks prior, in a tight three setter where she had to come from a set down and save match points, thus advancing to her second Grand Slam fourth round of the year, and her first ever outside of the Australian Open. She lost her next match to Dominika Cibulkova in straight sets. She didn't fare quite as well in doubles, losing in the third round. Nonetheless, her singles performance saw her return inside the top 40.

In the US Open series, Hsieh played in the qualifying rounds for two tournaments, the Cincinnati Masters and New Haven Open, but failed to qualify to the main draw in either. Despite a first round doubles loss in Cincinnati, she reached the doubles final in New Haven with partner Laura Siegemund, but they were beaten by Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková and Strýcová. Hsieh next participated at the US Open, where she reached the second round in singles and the third round in doubles.

Hsieh continued her amazing comeback at her next tournament, the Japan Women's Open. Seeded second, she defeated Polona Hercog, Mandy Minella, Ajla Tomljanović, and Wang Qiang en route to the final. Facing 17-year old American Amanda Anisimova, one of the youngest players on tour, Hsieh defeated the young upstart in straight sets to win her third career WTA singles title, and her first in six years. As a result of her victory, her singles ranking returned inside the top 30 since February 2013. At the Korea Open immediately after, Hsieh reached the semifinals in the singles tournament before falling to Tomljanović, and made the doubles final with her sister Hsieh Yu-chieh, but they fell to the all-Korean team of Choi Ji-hee and Han Na-lae. The remainder of Hsieh's results for the season were uneventful, exceptful for another semifinal singles appearance at the Tianjin Open, where she was beaten again by Garcia. Thanks to her renaissance career year in singles, consistent results, and the withdrawals of a few higher-ranked players, Hsieh was invited to serve as the second alternate to the WTA Elite Trophy, which she accepted, although she did not end up competing. She finished the year ranked No. 28 in singles, her best finish since 2012, and No. 17 in doubles.

2019: Wimbledon doubles champion, consistent results all around

Hsieh started the year strong with another semifinal run at the ASB Classic, where she fell to qualifier Bianca Andreescu, then a second round loss in Sydney to Petra Kvitová. At the Australian Open, she was seeded 28th in the singles draw, her first seed in any Grand Slam tournament since 2013. After tallying easy wins over Stefanie Vögele and Laura Siegemund, she would succumb to world No. 4 and reigning US Open champion, Naomi Osaka, in the third round. Despite winning the first set and obtaining a 4–1 lead in the second, Osaka, who went on to win the tournament and claim the world No. 1 ranking, won eleven of the last twelve games to come back and claim the match. She teamed up with Abigail Spears in the women's doubles tournament, where the pair was seeded eighth, but they were upset by eventual champions, Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai, in the second round.

After early round losses at the Thailand Open in singles and the Qatar Open in singles and doubles, Hsieh regained her form at the year's first Premier-5 event, the Dubai Championships. Unseeded in the singles draw, she breezed past tenth seed Anastasija Sevastova in the first round and Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the second round. She then caused a huge upset in the third round by defeating former World No. 1 and reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber in three sets. In the quarterfinals, she posted another comeback three set win over the fourth seed Karolína Plíšková, winning the last six games in a row after being down 5-1 and on a nine-game losing streak in the final set to advance to her first Premier 5 semifinal. Facing Kvitová for the second time in two months, she was unable to get revenge on the Czech and lost in three sets despite winning the first. Hsieh also played doubles in Dubai, reuniting with Barbora Strýcová. Seeded third, the pair went on to win the title defeating Lucie Hradecká and Ekaterina Makarova in the final in two sets. She next played at Indian Wells, losing her only singles match to Johanna Konta and reaching the quarterfinals in doubles. Seeded 27th at the Miami Open, Hsieh defeated Alison Riske in her first match to set up a rematch with Osaka in the third round. This time, it was Hsieh who came back from both a set down and a service break down in the second and third sets to uphend the Australian Open champion, her second victory over a World No. 1 in the last twelve months. She continued her great run by defeating former world No. 1 and 13th seed, Caroline Wozniacki, in the fourth round to advance to her first Premier Mandatory quarterfinal, where her tournament came to an end against the 21st seeded Estonian Anett Kontaveit.

Hsieh had a quiet clay court season in singles, her best result coming in Morocco where she reached the quarterfinals. However, she continued her doubles success with Strýcová as the pair won their second Premier Mandatory doubles title at the Madrid Open, defeating Gabriela Dabrowski and Xu Yifan in the final. She concluded her clay court season at the French Open. Seeded 25th in singles, Hsieh was defeated by 2014 French Open semifinalist Andrea Petkovic in the second round. In doubles, she was seeded third with Strýcová, but they were upset in the third round by Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jelena Ostapenko.

During the early grass-court season events, Hsieh and Strýcova won their third doubles title of the year at the Birmingham Classic. At Wimbledon, they reached their first Grand Slam final as a pair after defeating Elise Mertens and Aryna Sabalenka, who won the Sunshine Double earlier that year, in the quarterfinals and the top seeded team of Babos and Mladenovic in the semis. They then defeated Dabrowski and Xu in the final to win their first Grand Slam together, without dropping a set. This gave Hsieh her second Wimbledon title, and third Grand Slam title overall. [12] She also posted another solid result in singles, reaching the third round before falling to Plíšková.

During the summer hard-court season between Wimbledon and the US Open, Hsieh struggled in both singles and doubles. Her best showings came in singles at the Citi Open, where she lost to young American Caty McNally in the quarterfinals, and the third round of the Premier 5 Cincinnati Masters, losing to Osaka in three sets in the pairs third meeting of 2019. At the US Open, she lost to Wimbledon quarterfinalist Karolína Muchová in the second round in singles, while in doubles she and Strýcová were beaten in the third round by Kichenok and Ostapenko. Nonetheless, Hsieh and Strýcová became the first doubles team to qualify for the 2019 WTA Finals during the US Open.

Hsieh posted mixed results during the Asian hard-court season for singles and doubles. Her best singles result came at the Japan Open, where she was the defending champion and the number one seed for the first time in a WTA singles tournament in her career. However, she was upset by Nao Hibino in the quarterfinals. In doubles, she made the final of the Toray Pan Pacific Open with her sister Hsieh Yu-chieh, where they were beaten by fellow-Taiwanese siblings Latisha Chan and Angel Chan. [13] However, she and Strýcová came into the WTA Finals on a three-match losing streak after posting consecutive first round losses in Wuhan and Beijing. Seeded second, the pair dropped their opening match to Dabrowski and Xu, but beat Barbora Krejčíková and Kateřina Siniaková, and Stosur and Zhang in their next two matches to finish first in the Purple Group. They defeated the No. 8 seeds Anna-Lena Grönefeld and Demi Schuurs in the semifinals, but were beaten by the defending champions, Babos and Mladenovic, in the final. Hsieh finished the year ranked No. 32 in singles and No. 4 in doubles, her first top 10 finish since 2014.

2020

Hsieh and Strýcova won the first tournament of the year at Brisbane. They followed that up with an appearance in the final at the Australian Open, where they lost to Babos and Mladenovic. Two more tournament victories followed in February: at Dubai and Doha. [14] As a result, Hsieh regained her No. 1 doubles ranking.

Performance timelines

Key
W F SFQF#RRRQ#APZ#POGF-SSF-BNMSNH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (P) postponed; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (F-S) silver or (SF-B) bronze Olympic medal; a (NMS) downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games are included in win–loss records.

This table is current through the 2020 Qatar Open.

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SRW–LWin %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q2 AAA Q3 Q2 4R 1R AA Q2 2R 1R Q1 2R 2R 4R 3R 1R 0 / 911–955%
French Open A Q3 AAA 1R 1R 1R Q1 AA 1R 1R Q1 Q1 2R 3R 1R 2R 0 / 94–931%
Wimbledon A Q2 AAA 1R 1R 2R AAA 3R 2R 1R 2R 1R 1R 4R 3R 0 / 1110–1148%
US Open A Q1 AA 1R Q3 Q3 2R Q1 AA 1R 2R Q1 Q2 1R Q3 2R 2R 0 / 74–736%
Win–Loss0–00–00–00–00–10–20–25–40–10–00–02–33–40–21–12–43–37–46–40–10 / 3629–3645%
Year-end championships
WTA Finals Did Not Qualify0 / 00–0
WTA Elite Trophy Not HeldDNQ RR Did Not Qualify0 / 11–233%
National representation
Summer Olympics Not heldANot heldANot held 1R Not heldANot held0 / 10–10%
Tier I/Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open AAAAA Q2 A 1R AAAA 2R Q1 A Q1 A 2R 2R P0 / 41–420%
Miami Open AAAAAAA Q1 AAA Q2 2R Q2 AAA 3R QF P0 / 36–367%
Madrid Open Not HeldAAA Q2 1R AAAAA 1R 0 / 20–20%
China Open Not HeldTier II Q1 AA 2R 1R A Q1 A Q2 1R 1R 0 / 41–420%
Tier I/Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Opens Tier IIAAAAA 2R 2R AAA Q1 SF 1R 0 / 46–460%
Italian Open AAAAAAAA Q2 AA Q2 1R AA Q2 A 2R 1R 0 / 31–325%
Canadian Open AAAAAAAAAAAA 1R AAAAA 1R 0 / 20–20%
Cincinnati Open Not HeldTier IIIA Q2 AA 1R A Q1 A Q1 Q1 3R 0 / 22–250%
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Opens AAAAA Q1 AAAAA 1R 1R AAAA 1R 2R 0 / 41–40%
Career statistics
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Career
Tournaments210032782211525125121519245Career total: 161
Titles00000000000200000100Career total: 3
Finals00000000000200000100Career total: 3
Overall Win–Loss5–20–10–00–00–30–21–75–81–21–31–121–1413–256–126–512–128–1532–1731–240–53 / 161143–15947%
Year-end ranking16526265342615414015779318361176258514410697962832$8,416,724

Doubles

All results are included in career win–loss records but only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments , Fed Cup and Olympic Games are recorded.

Tournament 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SRW–LWin %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open AAAA 1R 2R 1R 2R QF 3R QF 2R 3R 2R 2R 3R A SF 2R F 0 / 1527–15
French Open AAAAAA 2R 1R SF 1R 1R 2R 2R W QF 1R 2R 1R 3R 1 / 1317–11
Wimbledon AAAAA 1R 1R 1R 1R 3R 1R 3R W 3R QF 1R 1R 3R W 2 / 1417–12
US Open AAAAAA 1R 1R 2R 2R 3R SF QF 3R 2R A 3R 3R 3R 0 / 1220–12
Win–Loss0–00–00–00–00–11–21–41–48–45–45–48–412–311–38–42–33–38–411–35–13 / 5481–50
National representation
Summer Olympics Not HeldANot HeldANot Held QF Not HeldANot Held0 / 12–1
Year-end championships
WTA Finals AAAAAAAAAAAA W F AAAA F 1 / 37–3
Tier I/Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open AAAAAAA 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R SF W 1R 1R A W QF P2 / 1016–9
Miami Open AAAAAAA 1R A 1R 2R 1R 2R 1R 2R 2R A 1R 2R P0 / 105–10
Madrid Open Not Held QF 1R QF 2R B 1R SF QF 1R A 2R W 0 / 99–9
China Open Not HeldTier II W 2R 2R 2R SF A 1R A 2R 1R 2R 1 / 911–8
Tier I/Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Qatar Open Tier IIAAAA 1R 1R W 2R AA 1R W W 3 / 713–4
Italian Open AAAAAAAA W A 1R 1R W 2R QF 2R A QF 2R 2 / 914–7
Canadian Open AAAAAAAA 2R 2 1R 1 QF 2A 1R 2 SF 1AAAA0 / 55–6
Cincinnati Open Not HeldTier III 2R 2R 1R A W 2R SF A F 1R 2R 1 / 1016–9
Pan Pacific / Wuhan Open AAAAAAA SF QF 1R 1R QF SF A 1R AA 2R 2R 0 / 97–9
Former Tier I/Premier 5 tournaments
Southern California Open Tier IIAAA QF Not HeldPremierNH125KNot Held0 / 12–1
Career statistics
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Career
Tournaments23018612131518192022191411111819Career total: 231
Titles0000002230115300214Career total: 24
Finals0001004430115410326Career total: 35
Overall Win–Loss10–69–410–626–1036–1233–1434–1527–1529–1420–2224–2127–2141–1630–1619–1422–1425–1027–1736–1624 / 231485–263
Year-end ranking5131995231661351024653946352535269632174$8,416,724

I = Indoor; IC = Indoor Carpet; A = Absent; B = Blue; NH = Not Held; P = Premier; T II = Tier II

Mixed doubles

All results are included in career win–loss records but only main-draw results in WTA Tour, Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic Games are recorded.

Tournament 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 SRWin–loss
Australian Open AAA 2R MM QF RB 1R RK SF PC 2R APAAA 2R NS0 / 67-5
French Open 2R AF 2R BS 1R MFA 2R FNAAAAAA0 / 43-4
Wimbledon QF KU 3R BS SF PH QF CF 1R JMAAAAA 2R HC0 / 613-6
US Open SF KU 1R BSA 1R AQAA QF HKAAA 1R HC0 / 55-5
Win–loss7-33-34-24-33-30-15-21-10-00-01-20 / 2128-20

NH = Not Held | Mixed doubles partners:
AF Ashley Fisher AP Alexander Peya AQ Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi BS Bruno Soares CF Colin Fleming FN Frederik Nielsen HK Henri Kontinen JM Jamie Murray
KU Kevin Ullyett MF Mariusz Fyrstenberg MM Marcin Matkowski PC Pablo Cuevas PH Paul Hanley RB Rohan Bopanna RK Raven Klaasen HC Hsieh Cheng-peng NS Neal Skupski

Significant finals

Grand Slam tournaments

Doubles: 4 (3 titles, 1 runner-up)

ResultYearTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win 2013 Wimbledon Grass Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ashleigh Barty
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Casey Dellacqua
7–6 (7–1), 6–1
Win 2014 French Open Clay Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Italy.svg Sara Errani
Flag of Italy.svg Roberta Vinci
6–4, 6–1
Win 2019 Wimbledon (2)Grass Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yifan
6–2, 6–4
Loss 2020 Australian Open Hard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Hungary.svg Tímea Babos
Flag of France.svg Kristina Mladenovic
2–6, 1–6

Year-end championships

Doubles: 3 (1 title, 2 runner-up)

ResultYearTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win 2013 WTA Finals, TurkeyHard (i) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
Flag of Russia.svg Elena Vesnina
6–4, 7–5
Loss 2014 WTA Finals, SingaporeHard (i) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Cara Black
Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza
1–6, 0–6
Loss 2019 WTA Finals, ChinaHard (i) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Hungary.svg Timea Babos
Flag of France.svg Kristina Mladenovic
1–6, 3–6

Premier Mandatory / Premier 5 tournaments

Doubles: 11 (10 titles, 1 runner-up)

ResultYearTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win 2009 Italian Open Clay Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Slovakia.svg Daniela Hantuchová
Flag of Japan.svg Ai Sugiyama
7–5, 7–6 (7–5)
Win 2009 China Open Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Russia.svg Alla Kudryavtseva
Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
6–3, 6–1
Win 2013 Italian Open (2)Clay Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Italy.svg Sara Errani
Flag of Italy.svg Roberta Vinci
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Win 2013 Cincinnati Open Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Germany.svg Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Květa Peschke
2–6, 6–3, [12–10]
Win 2014 Qatar Open Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Květa Peschke
Flag of Slovenia.svg Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–0
Win 2014 Indian Wells Open Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Cara Black
Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza
7–6 (7–5), 6–2
Loss 2017 Cincinnati OpenHard Flag of Romania.svg Monica Niculescu Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Latisha Chan
Flag of Switzerland.svg Martina Hingis
6–4, 4–6, [7–10]
Win 2018 Indian Wells Open (2)Hard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
Flag of Russia.svg Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–4
Win 2019 Dubai Open Hard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lucie Hradecká
Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
6–4, 6–4
Win 2019 Madrid Open Clay Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yifan
6–3, 6–1
Win 2020 Qatar Open (2)Hard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of Latvia.svg Jeļena Ostapenko
6–2, 5–7, [10–2]

WTA career finals

Singles: 3 (3 titles)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
WTA Elite Trophy (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (3–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (3–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Win1–0 Mar 2012 Malaysian Open, MalaysiaInternationalHard Flag of Croatia.svg Petra Martić 2–6, 7–5, 4–1 ret.
Win2–0 Sep 2012 Guangzhou Open, ChinaInternationalHard Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Laura Robson 6–3, 5–7, 6–4
Win3–0 Sep 2018 Japan Women's Open, JapanInternationalHard Flag of the United States.svg Amanda Anisimova 6–2, 6–2

Doubles: 41 (27 titles, 14 runner-ups)

Legend (pre/post 2009)
Grand Slam tournaments (3–1)
WTA Tour Championships (1–2)
WTA Elite Trophy (0–0)
Tier I / Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (10–1)
Tier II / Premier (4–4)
Tier III, IV & V / International (8–6)
Finals by surface
Hard (19–14)
Grass (4–0)
Clay (4–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1 Oct 2004 Korea Open,
South Korea
Tier IVHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of South Korea.svg Cho Yoon-jeong
Flag of South Korea.svg Jeon Mi-ra
3–6, 6–1, 5–7
Loss0–2 Jan 2007 Auckland Open,
New Zealand
Tier IVHard Flag of India.svg Shikha Uberoi Flag of Slovakia.svg Janette Husárová
Flag of Argentina.svg Paola Suárez
0–6, 2–6
Loss0–3 Feb 2007 Bangalore Open,
India
Tier IIIHard Flag of Russia.svg Alla
Kudryavtseva
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung
7–6(7–4), 2–6, [9–11]
Win1–3 Sep 2007 China Open,
China
Tier IIHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Han Xinyun
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yifan
7–6(7–2), 6–2
Win2–3 Sep 2007 Korea Open,
South Korea
Tier IVHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of Greece.svg Eleni Daniilidou
Flag of Germany.svg Jasmin Wöhr
6–2, 6–2
Loss2–4 Feb 2008 Thailand Open,
Thailand
Tier IVHard Flag of the United States.svg Vania King Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung
4–6, 3–6
Loss2–5 Aug 2008 Cincinnati Open,
United States
Tier IIIHard Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Yaroslava
Shvedova
Flag of Russia.svg Maria Kirilenko
Flag of Russia.svg Nadia Petrova
3–6, 6–4, [8–10]
Win3–5 Sep 2008 Bali International,
Indonesia
Tier IIIHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Poland.svg Marta Domachowska
Flag of Russia.svg Nadia Petrova
6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–3), [10–7]
Win4–5 Sep 2008 Korea Open,
South Korea (2)
Tier IVHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of Russia.svg Vera Dushevina
Flag of Russia.svg Maria Kirilenko
6–3, 6–0
Win5–5 Jan 2009 Sydney International,
Australia
PremierHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of France.svg Nathalie Dechy
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Casey Dellacqua
6–0, 6–1
Win6–5 May 2009 Italian Open,
Italy
Premier 5Clay Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Slovakia.svg Daniela Hantuchová
Flag of Japan.svg Ai Sugiyama
7–5, 7–6(7–5)
Win7–5 Oct 2009 China Open,
China (2)
Premier MHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Russia.svg Alla Kudryavtseva
Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
6–3, 6–1
Win8–5 Sep 2011 Guangzhou Open,
China
InternationalHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zheng Saisai Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Han Xinyun
6–2, 6–1
Win9–5 Jun 2012 Birmingham Classic,
United Kingdom
InternationalGrass Flag of Hungary.svg Tímea Babos Flag of the United States.svg Liezel Huber
Flag of the United States.svg Lisa Raymond
7–5, 6–7(2–7), [10–8]
Win10–5 May 2013 Italian Open,
Italy (2)
Premier 5Clay Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Italy.svg Sara Errani
Flag of Italy.svg Roberta Vinci
4–6, 6–3, [10–8]
Win11–5 Jul 2013 Wimbledon,
United Kingdom
Grand SlamGrass Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ashleigh Barty
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Casey Dellacqua
7–6(7–1), 6–1
Win12–5 Aug 2013 Cincinnati Open,
United States
Premier 5Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Germany.svg Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Květa Peschke
2–6, 6–3, [12–10]
Win13–5 Sep 2013 Guangzhou Open,
China (2)
InternationalHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of the United States.svg Vania King
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 4–6, [12–10]
Win14–5 Oct 2013 WTA Finals,
Turkey
FinalsHard (i) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
Flag of Russia.svg Elena Vesnina
6–4, 7–5
Win15–5 Feb 2014 Qatar Open,
Qatar
Premier 5Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Květa Peschke
Flag of Slovenia.svg Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 6–0
Win16–5 Mar 2014 Indian Wells Open,
United States
Premier MHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Cara Black
Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Win17–5 Jun 2014 French Open,
France
Grand SlamClay Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Italy.svg Sara Errani
Flag of Italy.svg Roberta Vinci
6–4, 6–1
Loss17–6 Oct 2014 WTA Finals,
Singapore
FinalsHard (i) Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Cara Black
Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza
1–6, 0–6
Loss17–7 Feb 2015 Qatar Open,
Qatar
PremierHard Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza Flag of the United States.svg Raquel Kops-Jones
Flag of the United States.svg Abigail Spears
4–6, 4–6
Win18–7 Feb 2017 Budapest Grand Prix,
Hungary
InternationalHard (i) Flag of Georgia.svg Oksana
Kalashnikova
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Arina Rodionova
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Galina Voskoboeva
6–3, 4–6, [10–4]
Win19–7 Apr 2017 Ladies Open Biel Bienne,
Switzerland
InternationalHard (i) Flag of Romania.svg Monica Niculescu Flag of Switzerland.svg Timea Bacsinszky
Flag of Switzerland.svg Martina Hingis
5–7, 6–3, [10–7]
Loss19–8 Aug 2017 Cincinnati Open,
United States
Premier 5Hard Flag of Romania.svg Monica Niculescu Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
Flag of Switzerland.svg Martina Hingis
6–4, 4–6, [7–10]
Loss19–9 Feb 2018 Dubai Championships,
United Arab Emirates
PremierHard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Peng Shuai Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Hao-ching
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan
6–4, 2–6, [6–10]
Win20–9 Mar 2018 Indian Wells Open,
United States (2)
Premier MHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
Flag of Russia.svg Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–4
Loss20–10 Aug 2018 Connecticut Open,
United States
PremierHard Flag of Germany.svg Laura Siegemund Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová
4–6, 7–6(9–7), [4–10]
Loss20-11 Sep 2018 Korea Open,
South Korea
InternationalHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Shu-ying Flag of South Korea.svg Choi Ji-hee
Flag of South Korea.svg Han Na-lae
3–6, 2–6
Win21–11 Feb 2019 Dubai Championships,
United Arab Emirates
Premier 5Hard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lucie Hradecká
Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Makarova
6–4, 6–4
Win22–11 May 2019 Madrid Open,
Spain
Premier MClay Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yifan
6–3, 6–1
Win23–11 Jun 2019 Birmingham Classic,
United Kingdom
PremierGrass Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Germany.svg Anna-Lena Grönefeld
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Demi Schuurs
6–4, 6–7(4–7), [10–8]
Win24-11 Jul 2019 Wimbledon,
United Kingdom (2)
Grand SlamGrass Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yifan
6–2, 6–4
Loss24–12 Sep 2019 Pan Pacific Open,
Japan
PremierHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Yu-chieh Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Latisha Chan
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Hao-ching
5–7, 5–7
Loss24–13 Nov 2019 WTA Finals,
China
FinalsHard (i) Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Hungary.svg Tímea Babos
Flag of France.svg Kristina Mladenovic
1–6, 3–6
Win25–13 Jan 2020 Brisbane International,
Australia
PremierHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Australia (converted).svg Ashleigh Barty
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Kiki Bertens
3–6, 7–6(9–7), [10–8]
Loss25–14 Jan 2020 Australian Open,
Australia
Grand SlamHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Hungary.svg Tímea Babos
Flag of France.svg Kristina Mladenovic
2–6, 1–6
Win26–14 Feb 2020 Dubai Championships,
United Arab Emirates (2)
PremierHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Krejčíková
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zheng Saisai
7–5, 3–6, [10–5]
Win27–14 Feb 2020 Qatar Open,
Qatar (2)
Premier 5Hard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Barbora Strýcová Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Gabriela Dabrowski
Flag of Latvia.svg Jeļena Ostapenko
6–2, 5–7, [10–2]

WTA 125K series finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner–up)

ResultW–LDateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1 Nov 2017 Hua Hin Challenger, ThailandHard Flag of Switzerland.svg Belinda Bencic 3–6, 4–6

Doubles: 1 (1 title)

ResultW–LDateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win1–0 Nov 2017 Hawaii Tennis Open, United StatesHard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Shu-ying Flag of Japan.svg Eri Hozumi
Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad
6–1, 7–6(7–3)

ITF Circuit finals

Singles: 31 (27 titles, 4 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (21–3)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (2–0)
Carpet (3–0)
ResultW–LDateTournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Win1–0Feb 2001ITF Wellington, New Zealand10,000Hard Flag of New Zealand.svg Shelley Stephens 6–2, 6–4
Win2–0Mar 2001ITF Kaohsiung, Taiwan10,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung 6–4, 3–6, 6–3
Win3–0Aug 2001ITF Bangkok, Thailand10,000Hard Flag of Indonesia.svg Angelique Widjaja 7–6(7–4), 6–2
Win4–0Aug 2001ITF Bangkok, Thailand10,000Hard Flag of Thailand.svg Napaporn Tongsalee 6–3, 6–2
Win5–0Sep 2001ITF Peachtree City, United States25,000Hard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Marie-Eve Pelletier 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
Win6–0Aug 2003ITF Saitama, Japan10,000Hard (i) Flag of Japan.svg Ryoko Takemura 6–3, 6–2
Loss6–1May 2004ITF Seoul, South Korea25,000Hard Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Jin-hee 2–6, 4–6
Win7–1Jun 2005ITF Gunma, Japan25,000Carpet Flag of Japan.svg Seiko Okamoto 6–1, 6–2
Win8–1Jun 2005ITF Seoul, South Korea25,000Hard Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Jin-hee6–2, 2–6, 6–3
Win9–1Jun 2005ITF Incheon, South Korea25,000Hard Flag of South Korea.svg Yoo Mi 6–1, 6–2
Win10–1Jul 2005ITF Kurume, Japan25,000Grass Flag of Japan.svg Erika Takao 6–2, 6–3
Win11–1Nov 2006ITF Sutama, Japan25,000Clay Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung6–4, 6–3
Loss11–2Nov 2006ITF Kaohsiung, Taiwan75,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan 7–5, 6–7(6–8), 0–6
Win12–2Mar 2007ITF Redding, United States25,000Hard Flag of Russia.svg Ekaterina Afinogenova 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 7–6(7–5)
Win13–2May 2007ITF Gimcheon, South Korea25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei 6–2, 6–4
Win14–2Apr 2008ITF Incheon, South Korea25,000Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xie Yanze 6–1, 6–1
Win15–2Sep 2008ITF Tsukuba, Japan25,000Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xie Yanze4–6, 6–3, 6–0
Win16–2Oct 2008ITF Makinohara, Japan25,000Carpet Flag of Japan.svg Akiko Yonemura 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Win17–2Sep 2009ITF Makinohara, Japan25,000Carpet Flag of Japan.svg Misaki Doi 2–6, 7–5, 7–6(7–4)
Win18–2Feb 2011ITF Mildura, Australia25,000Grass Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Katie O'Brien 6–1, 6–2
Loss18–3Jul 2011ITF Fergana, Uzbekistan25,000Hard Flag of Indonesia.svg Ayu Fani Damayanti 3–6, 4–6
Win19–3 Aug 2011 ITF Beijing, China75,000Hard Flag of Japan.svg Kurumi Nara 6–2, 6–2
Win20–3Oct 2011ITF Seoul, South Korea25,000Hard Flag of Japan.svg Yurika Sema 6–1, 6–0
Win21–3Apr 2012ITF Wenshan, China50,000Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zheng Saisai 6–3, 6–3
Win22–3 Sep 2012 ITF Ningbo, China100,000Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zhang Shuai 6–2, 6–2
Win23–3 Oct 2012 ITF Suzhou, China100,000Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Duan Yingying 6–2, 6–2
Win24–3Apr 2015 ITF Shenzhen, China25,000Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yang Zhaoxuan 6–2, 6–2
Win25–3May 2015ITF Nanning, China25,000Hard Flag of South Korea.svg Jang Su-jeong 6–2, 6–3
Win26–3 Nov 2015 ITF Nanjing, China100,000Hard Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Yulia Putintseva 7–6(7–5), 2–6, 6–2
Loss26–4 Jun 2016 ITF Marseille, France100,000Clay Flag of Montenegro.svg Danka Kovinić 2–6, 3–6
Win27–4 Dec 2016 ITF Dubai, United Arab Emirates100,000+HHard Flag of Russia.svg Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6–2, 6–2

Doubles: 38 (23 titles, 15 runner–ups)

Legend
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1Jan 2001ITF Wellington,
New Zealand
10,000Hard Flag of Germany.svg Annette Kolb Flag of Australia (converted).svg Donna McIntyre
Flag of New Zealand.svg Shelley Stephens
5–7, 6–0, 2–6
Win1–1Aug 2001ITF Bangkok,
Thailand
10,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of South Korea.svg Chae Kyung-yee
Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Jin-hee
6–1, 6–3
Win2–1Apr 2002ITF Gunma,
Japan
10,000Carpet Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Japan.svg Kumiko Iijima
Flag of Japan.svg Mari Inoue
6–0, 6–1
Loss2–2Apr 2002ITF Seoul,
South Korea
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of South Korea.svg Choi Jin-young
Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Mi-ok
2–6, 6–7(5–7)
Loss2–3Aug 2003ITF Saitama,
Japan
10,000Hard Flag of Japan.svg Mari Inoue Flag of South Korea.svg Chang Kyung-mi
Flag of Japan.svg Ryoko Takemura
2–6, 2–6
Loss2–4Aug 2003ITF Fukuoka,
Japan
10,000Hard Flag of Japan.svg Mari Inoue Flag of South Korea.svg Tomoko Taira
Flag of Japan.svg Mayumi Yamamoto
1–6, 4–6
Loss2–5Sep 2003ITF Kyoto,
Japan
10,000Carpet (i) Flag of Japan.svg Mari Inoue Flag of South Korea.svg Chang Kyung-mi
Flag of Japan.svg Ryoko Takemura
5–7, 5–7
Win3–5Jun 2004ITF Incheon,
South Korea
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of South Korea.svg Choi Jin-young
Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Mi-ok
6–2, 6–0
Win4–5Aug 2004ITF New Delhi,
India
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Akgul Amanmuradova
Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza
7–6(10–8), 6–4
Loss4–6Oct 2004ITF Haibara,
Japan
25,000Carpet Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
6–7(5–7), 6–4,
6–7(3–7)
Loss4–7Oct 2004ITF Shenzhen,
China
50,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yan Zi
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Zheng Jie
3–6, 1–6
Loss4–8Nov 2004ITF Mount Gambier,
Australia
25,000Hard Flag of Japan.svg Ryōko Fuda Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
3–6, 7–5, 5–7
Win5–8Feb 2005ITF Taipei,
Taiwan
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of Japan.svg Ryōko Fuda
Flag of Japan.svg Seiko Okamoto
6–3, 6–2
Loss5–9May 2005ITF Changwon,
South Korea
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung
Flag of Japan.svg Seiko Okamoto
2–6, 5–7
Win6–9May 2005ITF Gunma,
Japan
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Japan.svg Ayami Takase
Flag of Japan.svg Mayumi Yamamoto
6–2, 1–1 ret.
Win7–9Jun 2005ITF Seoul,
South Korea
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Japan.svg Maki Arai
Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Eun-jeong
6–2, 6–1
Win8–9Jun 2005ITF Incheon,
South Korea
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of South Korea.svg Choi Jin-young
Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Ye-ra
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Win9–9Jul 2005ITF Kurume,
Japan
25,000Carpet Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Japan.svg Ayumi Morita
Flag of Japan.svg Erika Sema
6–4, 6–3
Win10–9Nov 2005ITF Shenzhen,
China
50,000Hard Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Yan Zi Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsu Wen-hsin
6–0, 6–2
Win11–9Nov 2005 ITF Palm Beach Gardens,
United States
50,000Clay Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Olga Vymetálková
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Kateřina Böhmová
7–6(7–2), 7–5
Win12–9May 2006 ITF Gifu,
Japan
50,000Carpet Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung
7–6(7–5), 3–6, 7–5
Loss12–10Jun 2006ITF Surbiton,
United Kingdom
25,000Grass Flag of Thailand.svg Tamarine Tanasugarn Flag of Australia (converted).svg Casey Dellacqua
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Trudi Musgrave
3–6, 3–6
Win13–10Oct 2006ITF Makinohara,
Japan
25,000Carpet Flag of Japan.svg Kumiko Iijima Flag of Japan.svg Keiko Taguchi
Flag of Japan.svg Kim Hea-mi
6–3, 4–6, 6–0
Win14–10Oct 2006ITF Hamanako,
Japan
25,000Carpet Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of Japan.svg Maki Arai
Flag of Japan.svg Seiko Okamoto
7–6(7–2), 7–5
Win15–10Nov 2006ITF Shenzhen,
China
50,000Hard Flag of Russia.svg Alla Kudryavtseva Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Akgul Amanmuradova
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Iroda Tulyaganova
2–0 ret.
Loss15–11Nov 2006ITF Kaohsiung,
Taiwan
75,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung
6–7(1–7), 1–6
Win16–11Mar 2007ITF Orange,
United States
25,000Clay Flag of Argentina.svg Jorgelina Cravero Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei
Flag of Ukraine.svg Tetiana Luzhanska
6–3, 6–1
Loss16–12Mar 2007ITF Redding,
United States
25,000Hard Flag of Argentina.svg Jorgelina Cravero Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei
Flag of the United States.svg Julie Ditty
3–6, 2–6
Win17–12May 2007ITF Gimcheon,
South Korea
25,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Chin-wei Flag of Ukraine.svg Tetiana Luzhanska
Flag of Indonesia.svg Romana Tedjakusuma
7–5, 6–4
Loss17–13Oct 2007 ITF Taoyuan,
Taiwan
50,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Shu-ying Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Hao-ching
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chan Yung-jan
1–6, 6–2, [12–14]
Win18–13May 2008 ITF Saint-Gaudens,
France
50,000Clay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Marie-Ève Pelletier Flag of France.svg Aurélie Védy
Flag of South Africa.svg Chanelle Scheepers
6–4, 6–0
Win19–13Oct 2008ITF Taipei,
Taiwan
100,000Carpet (i) Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsu Wen-hsin
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hwang I-hsuan
6–3, 6–3
Loss19–14 Nov 2010 ITF Taipei,
Taiwan
100,000Carpet (i) Flag of India.svg Sania Mirza Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chuang Chia-jung
4–6, 2–6
Win20–14 Apr 2012 ITF Wenshan,
China
50,000Hard Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Shu-ying Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Liu Wanting
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Xu Yifan
6–3, 6–2
Win21–14 May 2016 ITF Marseille,
France
100,000Clay Flag of the United States.svg Nicole Melichar Flag of Slovakia.svg Jana Čepelová
Flag of Spain.svg Lourdes Domínguez Lino
1–6, 6–3, [10–3]
Win22–14Oct 2016ITF Porto,
Portugal
10,000Clay Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Shu-ying Flag of Portugal.svg Francisca Jorge
Flag of Portugal.svg Rita Vilaça
6–3, 6–4
Loss22–15 Dec 2016 ITF Dubai,
United Arab Emirates
100,000+HHard Flag of Russia.svg Valeria Savinykh Flag of Luxembourg.svg Mandy Minella
Flag of Serbia.svg Nina Stojanović
3–6, 6–3, [4–10]
Win23–15 May 2017 ITF Cagnes-sur-Mer,
France
100,000Clay Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Chang Kai-chen Flag of Romania.svg Raluca Olaru
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Renata Voráčová
7–5, 6–1

Record against other players

No. 1 wins

#PlayerEventSurfaceRoundScoreResult
1. Flag of Romania.svg Simona Halep 2018 Wimbledon Championships, United KingdomGrass3rd Round3–6, 6–4, 7–54th Round
2. Flag of Japan.svg Naomi Osaka 2019 Miami Open, United StatesHard3rd Round4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–3Quarterfinals

Top 10 wins

#PlayerRankEventSurfaceRdScore
2017
1. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johanna Konta No. 8 French Open Clay1R1–6, 7–6(7–2), 6–4
2018
2. Flag of Spain.svg Garbiñe Muguruza No. 3 Australian Open Hard2R7–6(7–1), 6–4
3. Flag of Romania.svg Simona Halep No. 1 Wimbledon, UKGrass3R3–6, 6–4, 7–5
2019
4. Flag of Germany.svg Angelique Kerber No. 7 Dubai Championships, UAEHard3R5–7, 6–4, 6–0
5. Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Karolína Plíšková No. 5Dubai Championships, UAEHardQF6–4, 1–6, 7–5
6. Flag of Japan.svg Naomi Osaka No. 1 Miami Open, United StatesHard3R4–6, 7–6(7–4), 6–3
7. Flag of Belarus.svg Aryna Sabalenka No. 10 Birmingham Classic, UKGrass1R6–3, 2–6, 7–6(7–1)

Notes and references

  1. "Interview: Tennis player Hsieh Su-wei has year to remember". www.taipeitimes.com. Taipei Times.
  2. 1 2 Xiè Shūwēi in Chinese mainland.
  3. 1 2 [ɕjê ʂú wéi] in Standard Mandarin of Chinese mainland.
  4. http://www.wtatennis.com/players/player/9419/title/su-wei-hsieh
  5. 1 2 Dan Levin (19 July 2013). "Taiwan's Tennis Ace Flirts With China. How Could She? Cash". New York Times. Retrieved 20 July 2013.
  6. https://www.khaleejtimes.com/sport/tennis/maverick-hsieh-promises-more-crazy-su-wei-style-tennis
  7. "Su-Wei Hsieh: The Wizard". Cracked Racquets. 19 July 2018. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
  8. "Maria Sharapova overcomes 'nightmare' at Wimbledon". thenational.ae. The National. 29 June 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  9. 1 2 3 http://www.itftennis.com/procircuit/tournaments/women's-tournament/info.aspx?tournamentid=1100001790
  10. 1 2 "Hsieh Su-Wei Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 9 March 2016. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
  11. "Hsieh, Strycova win Wimbledon doubles title: 'We just laughed and we just enjoyed'". WTA. 14 July 2019. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
  12. "Taiwan's Chan sisters win women's doubles at Pan Pacific Open". Focus Taiwan. 21 September 2019. Retrieved 20 October 2019.
  13. "Double up: All of the WTA's 2020 doubles champions". WTA. Retrieved 10 March 2020.

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Barbora Strýcová, formerly known as Barbora Záhlavová-Strýcová, is a Czech professional tennis player. Her highest WTA rankings are world No. 16 in singles and No. 1 in doubles. Her best singles and doubles Grand Slam performances both came at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships, where she reached the singles semifinals and won the women's doubles title alongside Hsieh Su-wei.

Iveta Benešová Czech tennis player

Iveta Benešová is a Czech former tennis player. She began playing tennis at age of seven and turned professional in 1998. She won two WTA Tour singles and 14 doubles tournaments, and one Grand Slam title in mixed doubles, partnering with Jürgen Melzer at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships. On 14 September 2012, she married Melzer and adopted his family name. She announced her retirement from professional tennis on 13 August 2014.

Vania King American tennis player

Vania King is an American former tennis player. A former top 10 doubles player, King won both the 2010 Wimbledon and 2010 US Open women's doubles titles with Kazakhstani partner Yaroslava Shvedova, with whom she also reached the final of the 2011 US Open. She has won a total of 15 WTA doubles titles and reached a career-high ranking of No. 3 in the world on June 6, 2011. She also reached one Grand Slam final in mixed doubles at the French Open in 2009 with Marcelo Melo.

Casey Dellacqua Australian tennis player

Casey Dellacqua is a retired Australian professional tennis player. Dellacqua's best singles results on the WTA Tour have been semifinal appearances at the 2012 Texas Tennis Open and 2014 Birmingham Classic, a quarterfinal finish at the 2014 Indian Wells Masters and fourth round appearances at the 2008 Australian Open, the 2014 Australian Open and the 2014 US Open; she has also won 22 ITF singles titles.

Alla Kudryavtseva Russian tennis player

Alla Alexandrovna Kudryavtseva is a Russian professional tennis player.

Sara Errani Italian tennis player

Sara Errani is a professional tennis player from Italy. She is a former top 5 player in singles and former world No. 1 in doubles. She has won nine WTA singles titles, and 27 doubles titles – which includes five Grand Slam doubles championships and five Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 doubles titles, thereby completing the career Grand Slam in doubles.

Ekaterina Makarova Russian tennis player

Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova is a former Russian professional tennis player. She achieved her career-high ranking of world No. 8 on 6 April 2015. Her best Grand Slam singles results have come at the 2014 US Open and the 2015 Australian Open where she reached the semifinals on both occasions. Makarova is a four-time Grand Slam champion in doubles competition, having won the 2012 US Open mixed doubles tournament with Bruno Soares, and the 2013 French Open, the 2014 US Open and 2017 Wimbledon Championships with Elena Vesnina.

Julia Görges German tennis player

Julia Görges is a German professional tennis player. She has won seven singles and five doubles titles on the WTA Tour, as well as six singles and six doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit.

Kristina Mladenovic French tennis player

Kristina "Kiki" Mladenovic is a French professional tennis player.

Gabriela Dabrowski Canadian tennis player

Gabriela "Gaby" Dabrowski is a Canadian professional tennis player of Polish origin. She reached her highest WTA singles ranking of No. 164 on November 3, 2014 and her highest doubles ranking of No. 7 on March 19, 2018. She won the 2017 French Open mixed doubles title with Rohan Bopanna, becoming the first Canadian woman to win a senior Grand Slam title. With Mate Pavić, she also won the 2018 Australian Open mixed doubles title.

Caroline Garcia French tennis player

Caroline Garcia is a French professional tennis player. She has won seven singles and six doubles titles on the WTA tour, one singles and one doubles title on the WTA 125K series, and has one singles and four doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 10 September 2018, she reached her best WTA singles ranking of world No. 4, and on 24 October 2016 she peaked at No. 2 in the doubles rankings, tied with fellow Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic.

The 2014 WTA Finals was a women's tennis tournament in Singapore from October 17 to October 26, 2014, and was the 44th edition of the singles event and the 39th edition of the doubles competition. The tournament was held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, and contested by eight singles players and eight doubles teams. It was the Championships of 2014 WTA Tour.

The 2018 WTA Finals, also known by its sponsored name BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore, was a women's tennis tournament held in Kallang, Singapore. It was the 48th edition of the singles event and the 43rd edition of the doubles competition. The tournament was contested by eight singles players and eight doubles teams. This was the final year for Singapore to hold this tournament.