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Serena Williams notches record-setting win at Australian Open

Serena Williams notches record-setting win at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Serena Williams set a tournament record and ran her overall winning streak to 24 matches Friday with a third-round Australian Open victory.
Serena Williams ties match win record at Australian Open

Serena Williams ties match win record at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Serena Williams dropped only three games Wednesday in advancing to the Australian Open third round with a record-tying 60th match win at the tournament.
Serena Williams posts solid first-round win in Australia

Serena Williams posts solid first-round win in Australia

MELBOURNE, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- No. 1-ranked Serena Williams cruised through a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Ashleigh Barty Monday, beginning her quest for a sixth Australian Open title.
King tops Errani at Shenzhen Open

King tops Errani at Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Vania King eliminated second-seeded Sara Errani in a lengthy three-set battle Wednesday at the WTA's Shenzhen Open in China.
Friedsam takes upset win at Shenzhen Open

Friedsam takes upset win at Shenzhen Open

SHENZHEN, China, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Qualifier Anna-Lena Friedsam defeated No. 4-seeded Bojana Jovanovski in Monday's first-round play of the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament in China.
Nara continues home-town run at WTA's Japan Women's Open

Nara continues home-town run at WTA's Japan Women's Open

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Local favorite Kurumi Nara notched a three-set win Friday that put her into the semifinals of the HP Japan Women's Open Tennis tournament in Osaka, Japan.
Doi ousts Date-Krumm at Japan Women's Open

Doi ousts Date-Krumm at Japan Women's Open

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Misaki Doi defeated Kimiko Date-Krumm in an all-Japanese second-round match Thursday at the HP Japan Women's Open Tennis tournament.
Date-Krumm advances on WTA upset in Osaka

Date-Krumm advances on WTA upset in Osaka

OSAKA, Japan, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Local favorite Kimiko Date-Krumm pulled off an upset victory Tuesday in first-round play at the WTA's HP Japan Women's Open.
Serena Williams posts first-round win in Beijing

Serena Williams posts first-round win in Beijing

BEIJING, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams was among the first-round winners Sunday at the WTA's China Open.

Zhang Shuai continues WTA winning streak

NINGBO, China, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Zhang Shuai continued her recent strong play with a 6-1, 6-1 upset Tuesday of second-seeded Zheng Jie at the WTA's 125K series tournament in China.
Zheng Jie among winners at Ningbo WTA tournament

Zheng Jie among winners at Ningbo WTA tournament

NINGBO, China, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded and local favorite Zheng Jie won in straight sets Monday in a first-round match of the WTA 125 tournament in China.
King, Zhang to meet for Guangzhou Open title

King, Zhang to meet for Guangzhou Open title

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Zhang Shuai gained her first WTA finals appearance Friday and will play Vania King in a battle of players outside the Top 100 for the Guangzhou Open title.
King earns spot in Guangzhou Open semis

King earns spot in Guangzhou Open semis

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Qualifier Vania King claimed a long three-set win Thursday in advancing to the semifinals of the Guangzhou Open tennis tournament in China.
Konta and King make Guangzhou Open quarterfinals

Konta and King make Guangzhou Open quarterfinals

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Qualifiers Johanna Konta and Vania King advanced to the quarterfinals of the Guangzhou Open tennis tournament in China Wednesday.
Jovanovski claims first-round upset at Guangzhou

Jovanovski claims first-round upset at Guangzhou

GUANGZHOU, China, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Bojana Jovanovski, coming off a tournament win, opened her draw at the Guangzhou Open in China with an upset Tuesday of No. 1-seed Sorana Cirstea.
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Zheng Jie (simplified Chinese: 郑洁; traditional Chinese: 鄭潔; pinyin: Zhèng Jié, Mandarin pronunciation: ; born 5 July 1983 in Chengdu, Sichuan) is a Chinese professional tennis player. Her career high ranking is World No. 15 which she achieved on May 18, 2009. As of May 23, 2011, Zheng is ranked World No. 80 in singles and World No. 15 in doubles.

Zheng is one of the most successful tennis players from China. She has won three WTA singles titles - Hobart in 2005 and Estoril and Stockholm in 2006. She has also won twelve doubles titles, eleven of them with Yan Zi including Wimbledon and the Australian Open in 2006. She won the bronze medal in doubles with Yan Zi at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Her career high doubles ranking is World No. 3. Zheng has reached the singles semi-finals at the 2008 Wimbledon Championships, defeating a World No. 1 in the process (Ana Ivanović), and becoming the first Chinese female player to advance to the semi-finals at a Grand Slam. She also advanced to the semi-finals at the 2010 Australian Open.

Zheng graduated from the Sichuan Sports Academy in June 2000.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Zheng Jie."
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