Zheng Jie (Chinese郑洁, Pinyin Zheng Jie, born July 5, 1983 in Chengdu, Sichuan ) is a Chinese tennis player.
- 3.1 Individual
- 3.2 double
- 3.3 Mixed
At the age of ten she wanted to emulate her older sister and started playing tennis. In 2003, she became a professional player and the end of the year she was already in the top 100 So far, they celebrated four singles and 15 doubles titles on the WTA Tour. Since 2002 she plays with interruptions for China in Fed Cup. For the Chinese Olympic team, she was in 2004 in Athens and 2008 in Beijing in use.
Among her greatest successes include the doubles title at the Grand Slam tournaments Australian Open and Wimbledon Championships, two each in 2006 on the side of her compatriot Yan Zi
In 2008 she defeated in the third round of Wimbledon, the world number one Ana Ivanovic 6-1, 6-4, then they made it to the semi-finals. In 2010 she reached the semifinals in Melbourne once a Grand Slam tournament.
In May 2009, Zheng Jie reached rank 15 its highest position in the WTA world rankings, in a double it was 2006, the number 3 in the world.
The year 2011 started with injury-related cancellations, including also in Melbourne. This was followed Erstrundenniederlagen. In May, Zheng won the clay court tournament in Rome alongside compatriot Peng Shuai. At the French Open as Wimbledon, the blow came in round two. On 8 January 2012 she won in Auckland for more than five years back a single title on the tour. After they had defeated the seeded 3 Svetlana Kuznetsova in the semifinals, they profited in the final against Flavia Pennetta from the fact that the 4 -seeded Italian was forced to retire in the third set.
2012 was Zheng Jie Katarina Srebotnik with the WTA tournament in Cincinnati in the semifinals, the two lost to Andrea Hlaváčková and Lucie Hradecká with 1:6 and 3:6.
In Melbourne in 2013 it carried the favored Samantha Stosur in the second round of their "home tournament ." Even in the week before she had also defeated Stosur in Sydney in round one in three sets.