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Serena Williams captures late-night match at U.S. Open

Serena Williams captures late-night match at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Serena Williams waited until almost midnight to begin her match Friday and then swept past Yaroslava Shvedova in the third round of the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams rained out at U.S. Open, sister Venus eliminated

Serena Williams rained out at U.S. Open, sister Venus eliminated

NEW YORK, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Top seed Serena Williams was forced to wait a day to play her second-round match at the U.S. Open Wednesday while her sister was eliminated from the tournament.
Serena, Venus Williams among early U.S. Open winners

Serena, Venus Williams among early U.S. Open winners

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Top-seeded four-time champion Serena Williams and elder sister Venus, a two-time winner herself, each recorded a first-round win Monday at the U.S. Open.
Serena Williams rolls through Wimbledon first round

Serena Williams rolls through Wimbledon first round

LONDON, June 25 (UPI) -- No. 1 ranked Serena Williams was in control throughout her first-round match at Wimbledon Tuesday, dropping just four games in advancing.
Sharapova, Azarenka advance to French Open fourth round

Sharapova, Azarenka advance to French Open fourth round

PARIS, June 1 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka, despite slips in their games, won matches Saturday that put them in the fourth round of the French Open.
Mattek-Sands posts French Open upset win

Mattek-Sands posts French Open upset win

PARIS, May 30 (UPI) -- American Bethanie Mattek-Sands ousted sixth-seeded Li Na in Thursday's second-round play at the rain-spattered French Open.
Peng, Oprandi win quarterfinals at Brussels Open

Peng, Oprandi win quarterfinals at Brussels Open

BRUSSELS, May 23 (UPI) -- Peng Shuai and Romina Oprandi posted quarterfinal wins but two other matches were rained out Thursday at the WTA's Brussels Open.
Zheng wins twice at Brussels Open

Zheng wins twice at Brussels Open

BRUSSELS, May 22 (UPI) -- Zheng Jie won two matches Wednesday, including an upset of top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, at the WTA Brussels Open.

Sharapova advances in straight sets at Italian Open

ROME, May 15 (UPI) -- Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova posted a solid straight-set win Wednesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
S. Williams advances to Italian Open third round

S. Williams advances to Italian Open third round

ROME, May 14 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams swept to a second-round win Tuesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.

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Serena Williams out with back injury

Serena Williams out with back injury

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Serena Williams, citing a lower back injury, withdrew Wednesday from the WTA's Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

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Azarenka withdraws from Dubai championship

Azarenka withdraws from Dubai championship

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- World No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka on Tuesday withdrew from the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships due to injury.

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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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