FAMILY CIRCLE CUP WOMEN'S TENNIS TOURNAMENT IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
Jie Zheng of China hits a forehand shot against Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia in the third round of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, South Carolina on April 12, 2007. Srebotnik won 6-4, 7-5. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)
Russia's Ekaterina Makarova moved on and Jie Zheng of China also advanced before rain again shortened play Saturday at the Aegon Classic in England.
Israel's Shahar Peer and Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium were among the winners in second-round action Tuesday at the Family Circle Cup tennis event.
Dinara Safina and Svetlana Kuznetsova, two of the top three seeded women, are out of the field of the Australian Open after Sunday's fourth-round play.
Dinara Safina and Vera Zvonareva, the top two seeds, took different paths Wednesday into the third round of the Los Angeles Women's Open.
Li Na backed up her first-round upset Wednesday by downing Petra Cetkovska in the second round of the inaugural Monterrey Open.
Defending champion Russia will field a team led by Elena Dementieva and Svetlana Kuznetsova in this weekend's Federation Cup quarterfinal against China.
Local favorite Jie Zheng upset second-seeded Ana Ivanovic in quarterfinal play Friday at the $600,000 China Open tennis tournament in Beijing.
Top-seeded Vera Zvonareva breezed into the semifinals of the $175,000 Guangzhou International Women's Open tennis tournament in China.
Local favorites Jie Zheng and Shuai Peng collected second-round wins Thursday at the $175,000 Guangzhou International Women's Open tennis tournament in China.
No. 3-seeded Jie Zheng dominated her first-round match Tuesday at the $175,000 Guangzhou International Women's Open tennis tournament in China.
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