February 13, 1990 |
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (130 lb; 9.4 st)|
|Highest ranking||1 (January 13, 2011)|
|Current ranking||3 (November 22, 2013)|
|Updated on 13:00, 17 November 2013 (UTC).|
Wang Shixian was admitted into Chinese Junior National Team in 2005 and was soon promoted to the second-level adult team a year later. But she got the chance to compete in international stages only in 2009, after being promoted to the first-level adult team.
Wang Shixian competed in the World Junior Championship but lost to a Korean player in the final.
Early in this year, she won her first Super Series title in Malaysia open, beating her teammate, Wang Xin.
In the China Masters, Wang Shixian beat a series of strong rivals, including her teammate Jiang Yanjiao and Malaysian single player Wong Mew Choo. She also helped to win the team gold for the Jiangsu Province in the 11th China National Games but was beaten in the final of the women's singles by Wang Lin.
Wang Shixian won the first two titles competed in the year which is the Super Series Final beating Bae Youn-joo and the Malaysia Open beating Wang Yihan. Wang Shixian also won the All England Open beating Eriko Hirose in the final.
China has omitted Wang Shixian from its Badminton Olympics team for London Olympics 2012. Shixian was runner-up at the 2012 Super Series Final and was beaten by Li Xuerui.
After a moment of distress Wang Shixian started the year very well, she was runner-up to the Victor Korea Open and she was ousts by Sung Ji-hyun but showed a great performance. At the All England she was beaten by Saina Nehwal in the quarter-final but she succeeded in taking vengeance at the Swiss Open. She then reached the final and beat Ratchanok Intanon to win the title, furthermore she climbs back up a title within a short space of 14 months. Wang Shixian competed in the Li-Ning Singapore Open but she lost in the quarter final against her compatriot Wang Yihan. Wang Shixian competed at the BWF world championship that took place in Guangzhou China as the 7 seed. Nonetheless she lost against P.V Sindhu from India (18-21; 17-21) who also downed Wang's compatriot Wang Yihan. In October, Wang Shixian played at the Yonex French Open Superseries as the 7 seed, she managed to climb her way to the final in getting rid of her opponents in 2 straight games especially the world champion Ratchanok Inthanon (21-10; 22-20). Wang showed a great performance and took every match seriously and she overcame a tough challenge by Thailand’s Porntip Buranaprasertsuk to win (21-18; 21-18) and grabbed her 1st Superseries title since the Victor Korea Open in 2012.
Wang Shixian told the media that she liked to listen to CDs and tasting different kinds of food in her spare time. Wang shixian dates Chen long who's a badminton player.
Record Against Selected Opponents
Record against Super Series finalists, World Championships semifinalists, and Olympic quarterfinalists 
- Petya Nedelcheva 2–0
- Wang Xin 6–6
- Wang Yihan 2–7
- Lu Lan 2–1
- Wang Lin 3–0
- Jiang Yanjiao 6–5
- Li Xuerui 2–2
- Zhu Lin 1–0
- Cheng Shao-chieh 3–2
- Tai Tzu-ying 3–0
- Pai Hsiao-ma 3–0
- Tine Baun 2–2
- Anu Nieminen 1–0
- Pi Hongyan 3–1
- Juliane Schenk 6–3
- Zhou Mi 1–0
- Yip Pui Yin 8–0
- Wang Chen 2–0
- Saina Nehwal 2–4
- Maria Kristin Yulianti 1–0
- Eriko Hirose 5–1
- Sayaka Sato 1–0
- Minatsu Mitani 4–1
- Shizuka Uchida 1–0
- Bae Youn-joo 10–0
- Sung Ji-hyun 3–3
- Wong Mew Choo 1–0
- Ella Diehl 1–0
- Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 6–1
- Ratchanok Inthanon 6–1
Individual titles (13)
|Year||Tournament||Opponent in final||Score|
|2013||French Open||Porntip Buranaprasertsuk||21–18, 21–18|
|2013||Swiss Open||Ratchanok Inthanon||21–16, 21–12|
|2012||Korea Open||Jiang Yanjiao||21–12, 21–17|
|2011||Macau Open||Han Li||21-14, 21-14|
|2011||China Masters (2)||Jiang Yanjiao||21-16, 8-5 (retired)|
|2011||All England||Eriko Hirose||24-22, 21-18|
|2011||Malaysia Open||Wang Yihan||21-18, 21-14|
|2010||Super Series Masters Finals||Bae Youn-joo||21-13, 21-15|
|2010||Asian Games||Wang Xin||21-18, 21-15|
|2010||Swiss Open||Jiang Yanjiao||21-15, 21-19|
|2010||Korea Open||Sung Ji-hyun||21-10, 25-23|
|2009||China Masters (1)||Wang Lin||21-14, 14-21, 21-14|
|2009||Malaysia Open Grand Prix Gold||Wang Xin||21-9, 21-12|
- "2011 World Ranking January". Badminton World Federation.
- "BWF World Ranking – Women’s Singles".
- "Wang Shixian stuns Wang Xin for gold". November 21, 2010.
- "China picks Li over Wang in mighty badminton team". 10 July 2012.
- (Chinese) Profile