Born: Feb 13, 1990 in Suzhou city, Jiangsu province, China.

Wang Shixian competed in the World Junior Championship but lost to a Korean player in the final.

Early in this year, she won her first Super Series title in Malaysia open, beating her teammate, Wang Xin.

Wang Shixian also won the All England Open beating Eriko Hirose in the final.

China has omitted Wang Shixian from its Badminton Olympics team for London Olympics 2012.

Wang Shixian won gold at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou beating Wang Xin.

Wang Shixian won the first two titles competed in the year which is the Super Series Final beating Bae Youn-joo and the Malaysia Open beating Wang Yihan.

Wang Shixian competed in the Li-Ning Singapore Open but she lost in the quarter final against her compatriot Wang Yihan.

Wang Shixian competed at the BWF world championship that took place in Guangzhou China as the 7 seed. V Sindhu from India (18-21; 17-21) who also downed Wang's compatriot Wang Yihan.

Saina Nehwal Knocked Out of Indonesia Open by Shixian Wang in Quarterfinal On a bitter-sweet day for India, Parupalli Kashyap rallied to shock World No.

1 Chen Long to enter the men's singles semifinals even as Saina Nehwal bowed out with a quarterfinal loss to familiar foe Shixian Wang in the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton tournament on Friday.

At the All England she was beaten by Saina Nehwal in the quarter-final but she succeeded in taking vengeance at the Swiss Open.