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Zhu Lin (Chinese: 朱琳; pinyin: Zhū Lín; Mandarin pronunciation: [ʈʂú lǐn]; born 28 January 1994) is a Chinese tennis player. Zhu defeated reigning Doha champion Elise Mertens in Dubai 2019.

Zhu Lin
朱琳
Zhu Lin 2, 2015 Wimbledon Championships - Diliff.jpg
Country (sports) China
ResidenceBeijing
Born (1994-01-28) 28 January 1994 (age 25)
Wuxi
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Turned pro2012
PlaysRight-handed (two handed-backhand)
Prize money$824,732
Singles
Career record281–189
Career titles10 ITF
Highest ranking93 (25 February 2019)
Current ranking104 (24 June 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2017, 2018, 2019)
French Open1R (2019)
Wimbledon1R (2015, 2019)
US Open2R (2019)
Doubles
Career record98–107
Career titles1 WTA, 1 WTA 125K, 6 ITF
Highest ranking106 (1 May 2017)
Current ranking308 (24 June 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
WimbledonQ1 (2017)
Last updated on: 24 June 2019.

CareerEdit

Zhu has won one doubles title on the WTA Tour, one doubles title on the WTA Challenger circuit as well as nine singles titles and five doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 25 February 2019, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 93. On 1 May 2017, she peaked at No. 106 in the doubles rankings.

Zhu made her WTA Tour debut at the 2014 Hong Kong Tennis Open. Having entered the qualifying tournament, she defeated Wang Yafan, Raluca Olaru, and Elitsa Kostova for a spot in the main draw, where she subsequently recorded her first ever main-draw win at the WTA level by defeating Kristýna Plíšková in the first round.

Zhu made her Grand Slam Singles debut at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships, where she lost to Belarusian qualifier Aliaksandra Sasnovich in three sets. After losing six first round matches, Zhu clinched her first victory at a Grand Slam singles tournament at the 2019 US Open, beating compatriot teenager Wang Xinyu in straight sets.

WTA career finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Winner – Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
Tour Championships (0–0)
Premier Mandatory & Premier 5 (0–0)
Premier (0–0)
International (1–0)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Sep 2019 Jiangxi Open, Nanchang, China International Hard   Wang Xinyu   Peng Shuai
  Zhang Shuai
6–2, 7–6(7–5)

WTA 125K series finalsEdit

Doubles: 1 (1 title)Edit

Result W–L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Apr 2017 Zhengzhou, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Jacqueline Cako
  Julia Glushko
7–5, 6–1

ITF Circuit finalsEdit

Singles: 19 (10 titles, 9 runner–ups)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$80,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Result W–L Date Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Oct 2010 ITF Nonthaburi, Thailand 10,000 Hard   Nungnadda Wannasuk 4–6, 1–6
Win 1–1 Oct 2010 ITF Khon Kaen, Thailand 10,000 Hard   Luksika Kumkhum 6–3, 6–2
Win 2–1 May 2011 ITF Jakarta, Indonesia 10,000 Hard   Nadia Abdalá 7–6, 6–3
Loss 2–2 Jun 2012 ITF Pattaya, Thailand 10,000 Hard   Anna Tyulpa 4–6, 2–6
Loss 2–3 Feb 2014 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay   Lenka Wienerová 7–5, 4–6, 4–6
Win 3–3 Mar 2014 ITF Antalya, Turkey 10,000 Clay   Iryna Shymanovich 6–1, 6–4
Loss 3–4 May 2014 ITF Tianjin, China 25,000 Hard   Wang Qiang 3–6, 2–6
Win 4–4 May 2014 ITF Balikpapan, Indonesia 25,000 Clay   Ankita Raina 7–5, 2–6, 6–3
Win 5–4 Jun 2014 ITF Tarakan, Indonesia 10,000 Hard   Wang Yan 4–6, 6–0, 6–2
Win 6–4 Jun 2014 ITF Solo, Indonesia 10,000 Hard   Lavinia Tananta 6–0, 6–0
Loss 6–5 Jun 2014 ITF Xi'an, China 50,000 Hard   Duan Yingying 6–4, 6–7, 4–6
Loss 6–6 Dec 2014 ITF Hong Kong, China 50,000 Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan 6–4, 6–4
Loss 6–7 Apr 2016 ITF Kōfu, Japan 25,000 Hard   Susanne Celik 6–7(3–7), 3–6
Loss 6–8 May 2017 ITF Gifu, Japan 80,000 Hard   Magdaléna Rybáriková 2–6, 3–6
Win 7–8 May 2017 ITF Lu'an, China 60,000 Hard   Ankita Raina 6–3, 3–6, 6–4
Loss 7–9 Jul 2017 ITF Tianjin, China 25,000 Hard   Wang Yafan 4–6, 2–6
Win 8–9 May 2018 ITF Lu'an, China 60,000 Hard   Liu Fangzhou 6–0, 6–2
Win 9–9 Aug 2018 ITF Jinan, China 60,000 Hard   Wang Yafan 6–4, 6–1
Win 10–9 Jan 2019 ITF Singapore, Singapore 25,000 Hard   Han Na-lae 6–2, 6–3

Doubles: 10 (6 titles, 4 runner–ups)Edit

$100,000 tournaments
$75,000 tournaments
$50,000/60,000 tournaments
$25,000 tournaments
$10,000 tournaments
Outcome No. Date Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1. 11 October 2010 Pattaya, Thailand Hard   Juan Ting-fei   Chen Yi
  Varatchaya Wongteanchai
5–7, 2–6
Winner 1. 1 November 2010 Manila, Philippines Hard   Yang Zhaoxuan   Kim Ji-young
  Kim Jin-hee
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [10–7]
Winner 2. 10 February 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Li Yihong   Gabriela Talabă
  Patricia Maria Țig
6–2, ret.
Winner 3. 24 February 2014 Antalya, Turkey Hard   Li Yihong   Nicoleta-Cătălina Dascălu
  Raluca Georgiana Șerban
3–6, 6–3, [10–3]
Winner 4. 5 February 2016 Launceston, Australia Hard   You Xiaodi   Nadiia Kichenok
  Mandy Minella
2–6, 7–5, [10–7]
Runner-up 2. 9 April 2016 Kashiwa, Japan Hard   You Xiaodi   Yang Zhaoxuan
  Zhang Kailin
5–7, 6–2, [9–11]
Winner 5. 30 July 2016 Lexington, United States Hard   Hiroko Kuwata   Sophie Chang
  Alexandra Mueller
6–0, 7–5
Runner-up 3. 19 November 2016 Shenzhen, China Hard   Han Xinyun   Nina Stojanović
  You Xiaodi
4–6, 6–7(6–8)
Runner-up 4. 1 April 2017 Quanzhou, China Hard   Hiroko Kuwata   Han Xinyun
  Ye Qiuyu
3–6, 3–6
Winner 6. 16 June 2019 Manchester, England Grass   Duan Yingying   Robin Anderson
  Laura-Ioana Paar
6–4, 6–3

Performance timelinesEdit

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# A NH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (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.

SinglesEdit

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

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A Q1 Q3 1R 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3 0%
French Open A Q1 Q1 A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Wimbledon A 1R Q3 Q3 Q1 1R 0 / 2 0–2 0%
US Open Q3 Q1 Q1 Q2 Q3 2R 0 / 1 1–1 50%
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 1–3 1–2 0 / 7 3–7 30%
Premier Mandatory tournaments
Indian Wells Open A 2R A A A 1R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Miami Open A Q2 A A A Q1 0 / 0 0–0  – 
Madrid Open A Q1 A A A A 0 / 0 0–0  – 
China Open 2R A Q1 1R Q1 Q1 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Premier 5 tournaments
Dubai / Doha Open A A A 1R A 2R 0 / 2 1–2 33%
Wuhan Open Q1 A Q1 Q1 A 1R 0 / 1 0–1 0%
Career stastics
Tournaments 4 6 5 8 6 12 41
Overall Win–Loss 3–4 4–6 5–5 6–8 4–6 5–12 0 / 41 27–41 40%
Year-end Ranking 139 173 140 104 114 $1,007,281

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