Hsieh Su-wei

by MKhanal 16 Feb,2021
Hsieh Su-wei
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Hsieh Su-wei
  • Birth Place Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Father Hsieh Tzelung
  • Mother Ho Fom-ju
  • Net Worth $5 Million
  • Nationality Taiwanese
  • Profession Tennis Player
  • Boyfriend Frederic Aniere
  • Rank 1 (18 January 2021) Doubles

Hsieh Su-Wei is a well-known Taiwanese professional tennis payer. She is the first (and to date, only) Taiwanese tennis player in history to achieve a top-25 ranking in singles and the first to achieve a world No. 1 ranking in doubles. Wei has been playing professional tennis since 2001 and has won three Singles and 28 Doubles Titles to date.

Hsieh Su-Wei was born on January 4, 1986, in Hsinchu, Taiwan. She is among the seven children born to Hsieh Tzelung and his wife, Ho Fom-ju. She was introduced to tennis by her father at five years of age. She has a younger sister, Hsieh Shu-Ying, and brother Hsieh Cheng-peng who are also professional tennis players. Talking about her physical appearance, Hsieh stands five feet and seven inches tall and weighs 57 kgs. 

Hsieh Su-Wei Career Earnings, Prize Money, Net Worth, and Sponsors

Hsieh has been playing professional tennis for more than two decades. She must have earned a hefty net worth through her successful tennis career. As of 2021, Su-Wei has an estimated net worth of $5 Million

Hsieh with her WTA Title SOURCE: Taipei Times

The Tennis player refused several sponsor's offers from Taiwanese companies. She was into the limelight after she considered taking up a big sponsorship deal from an unnamed company but had several terms and conditions. As of now, Su-Wei remains unsponsored. 

Hsieh has made $8,096,125 as her prize money combined from both singles and doubles and ranks at no.66 in all the money list in her professional career.  In early 2021, Su-Wei has earned more than $15,000 from her games and WTA. 

Hsieh Su-Wei Relationship Status

The Taiwanese tennis player is involved in a romantic relationship with her longtime-boyfriend, Frederic Aniere. The love birds have been dating each other for five years. They first met each other in Paris. 

Although Hsieh is an active social media user, she mostly shares information about her games and her training and rarely shares it with her boyfriend.  Frederic keeps attending his girlfriend's games regularly. They are yet to get engaged or tie their wedding knot. When asked about the marriage, she mentioned that she is at the peak of her career and can't shift her focus. 

Tennis Career

Su-Wei had an undisputed career in her amateur days. She won 37 games in a row. She only came to the media's attention in 2006 after ending her 2005 season with ten singles titles and 11 singles titles on the ITF Circuit. In the 2007 season, The player had to struggle for top events but won the China Open. At the end of the season, She ranked no.143 in singles. 

In the 2008 season, She made her Australian Open debut and became the first Taiwanese tennis player to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam. In the following season, She got the last eight of Doubles at the Australian Open but lost to Serena Williams and Venus Williams. In 2012, Su-Wei won two WTA Singles and reached the third round of Wimbledon. In 2013, Hsieh got the chance to taste the winning moment of her first Grand Slam title of Australian Open. 

In 2014, Hsieh reached the number 1 ranking in Doubles. After this successful year, She won Wimbledon doubles in 2019 and continued her form in 2020. In early 2021, Su-Wei has made it to the Grand Slam singles quarterfinals. She will be facing Naomi Osaka shortly. 

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