Carol Zhao Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Carol Zhao Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 64 kg
Date of Birth June 20, 1995
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Carol Zhao is a Canadian professional tennis player who came into the limelight after winning the junior doubles title at the 2013 Australian Open. For a brief while in 2018, from June 11 to July 23, she was Canada’s top-ranked singles player. During her college career, she led the Stanford Cardinal tennis team to the 2016 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Championships. She finished her college career with a sublime 76-16 win-loss record and was the runner-up at the singles event during the 2015 NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Championships. Carol also won the Gold medal at the doubles event of the 2015 Pan American Games.

Born Name

Carol Zhao

Nick Name

Ninja

Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2015
Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2015 (Carol Zhao / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Chongqing, China

Residence

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Nationality

Canadian

Education

After her high school graduation, Carol attended Stanford University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, and Society. However, 3 years into her course, in 2016, she decided to put her degree on hold to turn professional in her tennis career.

Family

  • Father – Ping Zhao
  • Mother – Lily Zhao

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2017
Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in June 2017 (Carol Zhao / Instagram)

Plays

Right-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)

Turned Pro

2016

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

64 kg or 141 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Chinese)

Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018
Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2018 (Carol Zhao / Instagram)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Affable smile
  • Long, straight hair
  • Radiant face

Carol Zhao Favorite Things

  • Hobbies/Interests – Singing, Composing Music, Playing the Piano and Guitar, Numismatics
  • Tennis Player/Role Model – Justine Henin

SourceTeam Canada

Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019
Carol Zhao as seen in an Instagram Post in May 2019 (Carol Zhao / Instagram)

Carol Zhao Facts

  1. She began playing tennis from the age of 5 after one of her grade school teachers encouraged her to pick up the sport.
  2. When she was 7 years old, her family left China and emigrated to Canada. Her family settled down in Richmond Hill, Ontario but she moved to Montreal for a few years (2010-2013) to practice at the National Training Centre.
  3. In July 2010, she won 3 successive junior singles – the G5 in Edmonton, the G4 in Vancouver, and the G5 in Manitoba.
  4. Her first professional title came at the doubles event of the July 2013 Challenger Banque Nationale de Granby in Quebec.
  5. She was named the ‘Female Junior Player of the Year’ by Tennis Canada in 2013.
  6. Carol’s first professional singles title came in September 2017, at a 25k ITF International Tennis Federation event, in Nanao, Japan. She followed that up with another ITF singles title, this time at a 100k event in Shenzhen, China, in November 2017.

Featured Image by Carol Zhao / Instagram

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