Shahar Peer life and biography

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Shahar Peer biography

Date of birth : 1987-05-01
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Jerusalem, Israel
Nationality : Israeli
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-05-18
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, WTA tour, US Open

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Shahar Pe'er is an Israeli professional tennis player. Her career-high singles ranking is World No. 11, which she achieved on January 31, 2011 (Highest ranking for an Israeli singles Tennis player, male or female).

CAREER:

Israel’s Shahar Peer achieved a career-high ranking of No. 17 in 2007 when she reached the quarterfinals of the Australian and U.S. Opens. In 2009, she was denied entry into the tournament in Muslin-run United Arab Emirates because of her Israeli citizenship, an event that garnered headlines around the world.

Singles Titles:

2009: Guangzhou, Tashkent
2006: Pattaya City, Prague, Istanbul

Doubles Titles:

2007: Stanford
2006: Prague, Stanford

PERSONAL:

Coached by Pablo Giacopelli; fitness coach is Muli Epstein
Began playing at age 6 by joining older siblings, brother Shlomi and sister Shani, in tennis lessons
Father, Dovik, is computer software specialist; mother, Aliza, is a housewife
Loves visiting United States
Likes reading, romance movies
Commenced mandatory Israeli Army military training in November 2005.

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