ZHENG JIE RUMORS & GOSSIP
Venus Williams lost 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (5) to 56th-ranked Zheng Jie of China on a wet Wednesday at Flushing Meadows. It is the third year in a row that the two-time champion is out of the U.S. Open after two rounds.
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Second-seeded Zheng Jie of China advanced to the second round of the Japan Open with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 win over Maria Jose Martina Sanchez of Spain on Tuesday.
Zheng broke her opponent three times in the final set to wrap up the win in 2 hours, 43 minutes at the Utsubo Tennis Center and will face France's Pauline Parmentier in the second round.
In other matches, sixth-seeded...
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October 08, 2012
WIMBLEDON, England -- Serena Williams hit 23 aces, held every service game and barely escaped an upset bid by Zheng Jie, winning 6-7 (5), 6-2, 9-7 Saturday in the third round at Wimbledon. Williams, who erased all six break points she faced, served three times to stay in the match and held each time at love. She was pushed to deuce serving in the final game but closed out the victory...
Zheng Jie of China overcame the rain and an intensive schedule to beat Roberta Vinci 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 and reach the semifinals of the Aegon Classic on Saturday.
Zheng completed the quarterfinal win against the 20th-ranked Italian in the grass-court warmup for Wimbledon after four sessions of play across two rain-drenched days.
Zheng says ''yesterday, after the rain came, I...
Zheng Jie is convinced she's on her way to reach the group of highest-ranked players after defeating Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in her opening match at the Aegon Classic on Tuesday.
Zheng helped fuel Chinese tennis after becoming the country's first player to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in 2008 at Wimbledon, when she made history two years later by winning...
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June 12, 2012
China's most successful player Zheng Jie is convinced she's on her way to reach the group of highest ranked players after defeating Alla Kudryavtseva of Russia 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Tuesday in her opening match at the Aegon Classic grass-court tournament.
Zheng helped fuel Chinese tennis after becoming the country's first player to reach a Grand Slam semifinal in Wimbledon...
KEY BISCAYNE, Florida – Former Wimbledon semifinalist and current No. 31, China’s Zheng Jie sat down with Lucia Hoffman for Tennis Panorama News to talk about her career and tennis in China.
Lucia Hoffman is covering the Sony Ericsson Open for Tennis Panorama News.
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By Stephanie Neppl
Zheng Jie of China has won the 2012 ASB Classic when Italy’s Flavia Pennetta was forced to pull out due to injury.
The final was moved indoors due to inclement weather, and No. 4 seed Pennetta charged ahead and won the first set 6-2. However, she frequently received treatment on her lower back. Despite being down a break in the...
Jie Zheng of China serves to Andrea Petkovic of Germany on day 4 in the Grandstand at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships Stadium at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City on September 1, 2011. UPI/John Angelillo
By Stephanie Neppl
China’s Zheng Jie came back from a 0-5 deficit in the first set to defeat #3 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia to reach...
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If you horribly mangle her name like most Americans do, then the name of Chinese player Zheng Jie can sound like that of music mogul Jay-Z pretty easily.
The folks at the ASB Classic in Auckland realized this. They asked Zheng Jie about her musical proclivities and then gave her a lesson in how to add a little more hip to her hop. After watching her transformation, it's clear...