Shuai Zhang, a world top 30 at the Open P2i in Angers

Shuai Zhang is the second wild card unveiled by the organization of the Open P2i d’Angers. The 24th World will be the attraction of the tournament.

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Another great shot for the Open P2i in Angers. The £125,000 women’s tennis tournament has revealed the name of its second Wild Card. It is neither more nor less than the outgoing finalist, the Chinese Shuai Zhang, current 24th in the world. Beaten by Vitalia Diatchenko – who is also putting her title back into play – in 2021 (0-6, 4-6), she had an exceptional year 2022 at 33 years old. With an 8th final at the US Open, beaten only by Coco Gauff. But also a quarter-final in Cincinnati, dismissed by Sabalenka. The one who ended 2016 in 23rd place in the world has found her best feelings. At the start of the year, she had already triumphed in France, with victory in Lyon, during the Open 6th sense, a WTA 250. By dominating a player like Caroline Garcia in the final.

It is therefore with great joy that the Open P2i Angers Arena Loire 2022 will welcome the finalist of the previous edition, who is among the best players in the world today, as a Wild Card issued by the organization.” welcomes the Open P2i of Angers, in its press release, very happy to attract a player of this caliber. Waiting for other surprises between now and the start of the tournament? We recall the presence of Sofia Kenin, but also of the French Clara Burel, Léolia Jeanjean and Diane Parry.

Sans Filtre will be present during the Angevin event.

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