She played well enough to get that support at the level it came so it goes both ways. That support in terms of Chinese fans is present at every tournament. It didn't help Wang Manyu or Sun Yingsha. That said, Ma Lin (Li Sun came close) choed for Chen Meng more than Chen Meng.
It didnt help WMY and SYS but it has helped many players not to give up . The effect is undeniable .
FZD needs a backhand serve. He just doesn't know it yet.