Wang Qiang (tennis)

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Wang Qiang
Wang Qiang 6, 2015 Wimbledon Championships - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports)  China
Born (1992-01-14) 14 January 1992 (age 25)
Tianjin, China
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Turned pro 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money US$ 568,380
Singles
Career record 259–167
Career titles 0 WTA, 12 ITF
Highest ranking 61 (22 August 2016)
Current ranking 61 (22 August 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2016)
French Open 2R (2016)
Wimbledon 1R (2015, 2016)
US Open 2R (2014, 2015, 2016)
Doubles
Career record 15–26
Career titles 0 WTA, 1 ITF
Highest ranking No. 616 (December 13, 2010)
Current ranking No. 972 (8 February 2016)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2017)
US Open 1R (2016)
Last updated on: 8 February 2016.
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wang.

Wang Qiang (Chinese: 王蔷; born January 14, 1992 in Tianjin) is a Chinese professional tennis player.

Wang has won ten singles and one doubles title on the ITF tour in her career. On 22 August 2016, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 61.

Career[edit]

At age nine, Wang started playing tennis.[1] That year, she was chosen as the Tianjing National Tennis Center player promotion course. For two years consecutively(2006–07), she won the junior's tennis championship in China. She officially started touring the ITF in Japan as of 2007.

Wang achieved the biggest win of her career at the 2013 Malaysian Open, where, after qualifying, she beat top seed and World No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki in the first round.[2]

Wang made her Grand Slam debut at the 2014 US Open, having entered the qualifying tournament and winning three successive matches for a spot in the main draw.[3] In the main draw, she defeated Paula Kania of Poland, 6-2, 6-0, before losing to Australian Casey Dellaqua in the second round.[4]

WTA career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (0-1)[edit]

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
WTA Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (0–0)
WTA 125 Series (0–1)
Outcome No. Date Championship Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Runner–up 1. 27 October 2014 Ningbo International Women's Tennis Open, Ningbo, China Hard Poland Magda Linette 6–3, 5–7, 1–6

ITF Circuit finals[edit]

Singles: 18 (13–5)[edit]

Finals by category
$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$15,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Finals by surface
Hard (10–4)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (1–1)
Carpet (2–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. 11 November 2010 Hyogo, Japan Carpet Japan Yurina Koshino 6–1, 6–4
Runner–up 1. 19 June 2011 Balikpapan, Indonesia Hard Thailand Varatchaya Wongteanchai 5–7, 3–6
Winner 2. 18 March 2012 Sanya, China Carpet China Han Xinyun 6–2, 6–4
Winner 3. 8 May 2012 Beijing, China Hard Chinese Taipei Chan Yung-jan 6–2, 6–4
Winner 4. 2 December 2012 Bangkok, Thailand Hard Thailand Nungnadda Wannasuk 6–2, 6–1
Winner 5. 9 December 2012 Bangkok, Thailand Hard China Xin Wen 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
Runner–up 2. 28 April 2013 Wenshan, China Hard China Zhang Yuxuan 6–1, 6–7(4), 2–6
Runner–up 3. 5 May 2013 Gifu, Japan Grass Belgium An-Sophie Mestach 6–1, 3–6, 0–6
Winner 6. 23 February 2014 New Delhi, India Hard Ukraine Yuliya Beygelzimer 6–1, 6–3
Winner 7. 19 May 2014 Kurume, Japan Grass Japan Eri Hozumi 6–3, 6–1
Winner 8. 25 May 2014 Tianjin , China Hard China Zhu Lin 6–3, 6–2
Winner 9. 3 August 2014 Wuhan, China Hard Thailand Luksika Kumkhum 6–2, 6–2
Winner 10. 6 July 2015 Bangkok, Thailand Hard China Zhang Kailin 6–2, 6–4
Runner–up 4. 19 July 2015 Tianjin , China Hard China Duan Yingying 6-4 6-7(2) 0-3 RET
Winner 11. 27 March 2016 Quanzhou, China Hard China Liu Fangzhou 6–2, 6–2
Winner 12. 17 April 2016 Shenzhen, China Hard Japan Mayo Hibi 6–2, 6–0
Runner–up 5. 8 May 2016 Gifu, Japan Hard Japan Hiroko Kuwata 2–6, 6–2, 4–6
Winner 13. 30 July 2016 Wuhan, China Hard Thailand Luksika Kumkhum 7–5, 6–2

Doubles: 2 (1–1)[edit]

Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score
Runner–up 1. 25 September 2010 Makinohara, Japan Carpet Chinese Taipei Kao Shao-yuan China Lu Jiajing
China Lu Jiaxiang
5–7, 6–1, [9–11]
Winner 1. 25 October 2010 Taipei, Chinese Taipei Hard (i) Chinese Taipei Kao Shao-yuan Chinese Taipei Juan Ting-fei
China Zheng Saisai
6–3, 7–6(2)

Grand Slam performance timeline[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 SR W–L
Australian Open A 1R 2R 1R 0 / 3 1–3
French Open A 1R 2R 0 / 2 1–2
Wimbledon A 1R 1R 0 / 2 0–2
US Open 2R 2R 2R 0 / 3 3–3
Total 1–1 1–4 3–4 0–1 0 / 10 5–10

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