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Hsieh Su-Wei (traditional Chinese: 謝淑薇; simplified Chinese: 谢淑薇; pinyin: Xiè Shúwéi; born January 4, 1986 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese professional female tennis player. As of 31 August 2009, she is ranked 174 in the WTA Tour singles rankings and is the second-highest ranked Taiwanese women's singles player. Hsieh won the women's gold in tennis at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.

In 2006, Hsieh entered Wimbledon for the first time and lost in the first round in both Ladies' Singles and Ladies' Doubles. THe following year, she entered Wimbledon again, losing in the first round in both Ladies' Singles and Ladies' Doubles.

Su-Wei Hsieh started 2008 by winning three matches to qualify for the Australian Open, where she won her first ever main draw Grand Slam match defeating Klára Zakopalová in three sets. In the second round, she beat the No.19 seed Sybille Bammer 6-2 6-0, and defeated Aravane Rezaï in the third round to become first Chinese Taipei player to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam. She then lost in the fourth round to the World No.1, and No.1 seed Justine Henin in straight sets. The result would lift her into the Top 100 for the first time.

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