| Zhu Benqiang|
No. 276 (19 May 2003)
| 13 March 1979 (age 38)
Hubei (1979-03-13) |
(Double handed backhand)
Zhu Benqiang (born 13 March 1979) is a former professional tennis player from the People's Republic of China.
Zhu Benqiang Wikipedia
Zhu, a right-handed player from Hubei, was a regular member of the China Davis Cup team from 1999 to 2005. He played in a total of 15 ties and competed in 30 matches, for 19 wins. One of his wins was a rare triple bagle, over Kuwait's Musaad Al-Jazzaf in Shenzhen in 2002. He won China the Asia/Oceania Zone Group II final against South Korea in 2004 when he came from two sets down to defeat Young-Jun Kim in the fifth and decisive match.
He won a gold medal with Li Na in the mixed doubles at the 2001 Summer Universiade and competed in the 2002 Asian Games.
His best performance on the ATP Tour was in the doubles at the 2003 Shanghai Open. He and partner Zeng Shaoxuan became the first players from China to reach a tour-level doubles final. They lost the final to Wayne Arthurs and Paul Hanley.