Zhang Shuai had a giant-killing tournament in Melbourne, upsetting second seed Simona Halep and injured 15th seed Madison Keys on her way to her first grand slam quarter-final. Photo: Xinhua Zhang Shuai had a giant-killing tournament in Melbourne, upsetting second seed Simona Halep and injured 15th seed Madison Keys on her way to her first grand slam quarter-final. Photo: Xinhua
Zhang Shuai had a giant-killing tournament in Melbourne, upsetting second seed Simona Halep and injured 15th seed Madison Keys on her way to her first grand slam quarter-final. Photo: Xinhua

Fairy-tale run at Australian Open as good as winning title, says China’s Zhang Shuai

27-year-old, ranked 133 in the world, looks back on an incredible tournament where she reached the quarter-finals

Zhang Shuai had a giant-killing tournament in Melbourne, upsetting second seed Simona Halep and injured 15th seed Madison Keys on her way to her first grand slam quarter-final. Photo: Xinhua Zhang Shuai had a giant-killing tournament in Melbourne, upsetting second seed Simona Halep and injured 15th seed Madison Keys on her way to her first grand slam quarter-final. Photo: Xinhua
Zhang Shuai had a giant-killing tournament in Melbourne, upsetting second seed Simona Halep and injured 15th seed Madison Keys on her way to her first grand slam quarter-final. Photo: Xinhua
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