Zheng Jie

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Zheng Jie (郑洁)

Zheng Jie (郑洁) is a Chinese professional tennis player. As of Aug. 27, 2012, she ranked 28th on the latest Women's Tennis Association (WTA) singles rankings.

Born on July 5, 1983 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, Zheng began playing tennis at the age of 7. She became a professional player at the age of 19. In her professional career to date, she has won a total of four WTA Tour singles titles and 14 doubles titles. In 2004, she became the first Chinese player to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam event. In 2006 she and Yan Zi became the first Chinese pair to win a Grand Slam doubles title. In 2008 she became the first Chinese player to reach a Grand Slam singles semi-final.

The following are the major achievements Zheng made between 2005 and 2011:

Four WTA Tour singles titles:

Hobart Open, 2005.

Estoril Open, 2006.

Stockholm Nordic Light Open, 2006.

Auckland ASB Classic, 2012.

Two WTA Tour singles second places:

Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Rabat, 2005.

Warsaw Open, 2010.

14 WTA Tour doubles titles:

Zheng Jie (郑洁)

Hobart Open, 2005.

Hyderabad Open, 2005.

Australian Open, 2006.

Bourdon Open, 2006.

Berlin Open, 2006.

Grand Prix de SAR La Princesse Lalla Meryem, Rabat, 2006.

UNICEF Open, 'S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, 2006.

New Haven, 2006.

Charleston Open, 2007.

Strasbourg, 2007.

Sydney Open, 2008.

Malaysian Open, 2010.

San Diego Open, 2010.

Rome Open, 2011.

Zheng Jie (郑洁)

11 WTA Tour doubles second places:

Vienna Open, 2003.

Bali International Tournament, 2005.

Pattaya Open, 2006.

Gold Coast Tournament, 2008.

Dubai Open, 2008.

Indian Wells, 2008.

Warsaw Open, 2009.

Bank of the West Classic, 2010.

Pattaya Open, 2011.

Asian Games and Olympic Games:

In 2006 she won both singles and doubles titles at the Asian Games in Doha.

In 2008 she won doubles bronze at the Beijing Olympic Games.