Welcome to the Year of the Pig. The Chinese New Year. The Year of the Pig is twelfth in the twelve-year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac. The pig represents luck, overall good fortune, wealth, honesty, general prosperity, symbolizing hard working, a peace-loving person, a truthful, generous, indulgent, patient, reliable, trusting, sincere, giving, sociable person with a large sense of humour and understanding.
Tennis players born in the Year of the Pig which begins 5 February are: Marcelo Melo (our reigning doubles champion), Nick Kyrgios, Nicolas Jarry, Fernando Verdasco, Edouard Roger Vasselin, Yoshihito Nishioka, Lu Yen-Shun, Philip Kohlschreiber, Mackenzie Mcdonald, Gilles Muller, Guillermo Garcia Lopez, Florian Mayer, Cam Norrie, Calvin Hemery, Brayden Schur, Matwe Middelkoop, Laslo Djere, Nikola Milojevic, Maximillan Materer.
Everyone at the Rolex Shanghai Masters take this opportunity to send the warmest greeting for a wonderful and Happy Chinese New Year GONG XO FA CAI.