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Zheng Jie

  • Sport: Olympic Tennis
  • Nation: People's Republic of China
  • Notes: Owns a career-high WTA doubles ranking of No. 3 in the world (July 10, 2006). ... Owns 11 WTA doubles titles, all with Chinese teammate Yan Zi. ... Captured 2006 Australian Open doubles title with Yan, becoming the first Chinese players to win a Grand Slam. ... Previous Olympic doubles experience came with Yan in 2004 in Athens with a quarterfinal appearance. ... Has also competed for China in the Fed Cup from 2002-03, 2005-06 and 2008. ... Previous Olympic singles experience came in 2004 in Athens in a 6-4, 3-6, 6-8 loss in the first round to Japan's Ai Sugiyama. ... Owns a career-high WTA ranking of No. 27 in the world (Aug. 14, 2006). ... Owns three career WTA singles titles (Estoril - 2006, Stockholm - 2006, Hobart - 2004). ... Has made a total of 13 Grand Slam singles appearances, posting a record of 8-13. ... Best singles finish in a Grand Slam was a fourth-round showing in the 2004 French Open. ... During 2007 China Open in Beijing, was named the third Promoter of Gender Equity as part of the UNESCO/Sony Ericsson WTA Tour partnership.
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