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Venus Williams beats Victoria Azarenka at Pan Pacific Open

Venus Williams beats Victoria Azarenka at Pan Pacific Open

TOKYO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Venus Williams defeated world No. 2 Victoria Azarenka in a second-round match Tuesday at the Toray Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo.

Zhang Shuai wins WTA's Guangzhou Open title

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Zhang Shuai defeated Vania King 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 Saturday to win the title at the Guangzhou Open for her first WTA championship.
Konta and King make Guangzhou Open quarterfinals

Konta and King make Guangzhou Open quarterfinals

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Qualifiers Johanna Konta and Vania King advanced to the quarterfinals of the Guangzhou Open tennis tournament in China Wednesday.
Jovanovski claims first-round upset at Guangzhou

Jovanovski claims first-round upset at Guangzhou

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Bojana Jovanovski, coming off a tournament win, opened her draw at the Guangzhou Open in China with an upset Tuesday of No. 1-seed Sorana Cirstea.

Sloane Stephens, Caroline Woznacki advance at New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Sixth-seeded American Sloane Stephens and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki each scored first-round wins Monday at the New Haven Open.
Sloane Stephens upends Sharapova, Azarenka advances at Cincinnati

Sloane Stephens upends Sharapova, Azarenka advances at Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Sloane Stephens upended third-seeded Maria Sharapova and No. 2 Victoria Azarenka also moved on Tuesday in second-round play at the Western & Southern Open.
S. Williams, A. Radwanska win in Wimbledon's second round

S. Williams, A. Radwanska win in Wimbledon's second round

LONDON, June 27 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams and fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska claimed straight-set wins Thursday in second-round play at Wimbledon.
Serena Williams rolls through Wimbledon first round

Serena Williams rolls through Wimbledon first round

LONDON, June 25 (UPI) -- No. 1 ranked Serena Williams was in control throughout her first-round match at Wimbledon Tuesday, dropping just four games in advancing.
Mattek-Sands posts French Open upset win

Mattek-Sands posts French Open upset win

PARIS, May 30 (UPI) -- American Bethanie Mattek-Sands ousted sixth-seeded Li Na in Thursday's second-round play at the rain-spattered French Open.
Serena Williams runs winning streak to 26 matches

Serena Williams runs winning streak to 26 matches

PARIS, May 29 (UPI) -- Serena Williams ran her personal winning streak to 26 matches with an impressive second-round win at the French Open.
Peng up to 23rd in women's tennis rankings

Peng up to 23rd in women's tennis rankings

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., May 27 (UPI) -- Three of the four finalists, including Peng Shuai, from last week's WTA tournaments move into the Top 30 this week heading into the French Open.

Estonia's Kaia Kanepi wins Brussels Open

BRUSSELS, May 25 (UPI) -- Estonia's Kaia Kanepi won two matches Saturday to win the Brussels Open, a clay-court tune-up for next week's French Open.
Hampton beats Brussels Open No. 2 seed

Hampton beats Brussels Open No. 2 seed

BRUSSELS, May 24 (UPI) -- Upsets by Jamie Hampton and Kaia Kanepi marked Friday's play at the WTA's Brussels Open but scheduled semifinals were postponed.
Peng, Oprandi win quarterfinals at Brussels Open

Peng, Oprandi win quarterfinals at Brussels Open

BRUSSELS, May 23 (UPI) -- Peng Shuai and Romina Oprandi posted quarterfinal wins but two other matches were rained out Thursday at the WTA's Brussels Open.
Zheng wins twice at Brussels Open

Zheng wins twice at Brussels Open

BRUSSELS, May 22 (UPI) -- Zheng Jie won two matches Wednesday, including an upset of top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, at the WTA Brussels Open.
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Peng Shuai (simplified Chinese: 彭帅; traditional Chinese: 彭帥; pinyin: Péng Shuài; born January 8, 1986, in Xiangtan) is a Chinese professional female tennis player. She won a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games, defeating Akgul Amanmuradova in the final.

Peng is known for her stamina and plays with two hands on both sides and hits very flat. She has defeated many top 10 and top 5 players, including Anastasia Myskina, Elena Dementieva, Dinara Safina, Kim Clijsters, Martina Hingis, Amélie Mauresmo, Francesca Schiavone, Jelena Janković, Maria Sharapova, Agnieszka Radwańska, Li Na, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova and Vera Zvonareva (#3).

She has yet to win a WTA singles title, making four finals and many semifinals.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Peng Shuai."
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