Shahar Peer is an Israeli professional tennis player. Her career-high singles ranking is World No. 11, which she achieved on January 31, 2011. She attained her best Grand Slam singles result when she reached the quarter-finals at the 2007 Australian Open and the 2007 US Open. She also reached the Women`s doubles final at the 2008 Australian Open with Victoria Azarenka. Peer has won five WTA singles titles, and three WTA doubles titles. Peer got most media attention when she was denied an entry into a WTA tournament in 2009 in Dubai by the organisers as the UAE does not have diplomatic relalations with Israel.