Chinese badminton player known primarily as a singles player who won titles at tournaments like the Badminton World Cup and the BWF World Championships. She won a silver medal in women's singles at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.
She won her first major title as a doubles player with Zhang Jiewen at the 1998 World Junior Championships.
She and then-boyfriend
She and Spain's Carolina Marin are both World Badminton Champions in women's singles.