(; born January 4, 1986 in Kaohsiung
) is a Taiwanese
professional female tennis
player. As of July 12, 2010 she is ranked 322nd in the WTA Tour singles rankings and is the fourth-highest ranked Taiwanese women's singles player.
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.
In March, Hsieh played at Indian Wells
, losing in the first round to Elena Vesnina
in three sets. A week later, she lost again, this time in the first round of qualifying, to Tatiana Poutchek in Miami
. These two defeats saw her ranking fall to 116.
At the end of April, Hsieh entered the ITF tournament in Incheon
as the first seed, and won the tournament, defeating Chinese player Yanze Xie in the... Read More