Vera Zvonareva (R) of Russia poses with Peng Shuai of China while holding their respective trophies after the final of the Guangzhou Open women's tennis tournament in Guangzhou, southern China's Guangdong province. World no.9 Vera Zvonareva won her seventh WTA Tour singles title Sunday, beating China’s Peng Shuai 6-7 (4), 6-0, 6-2 in the Guangzhou International final. The 24-year-old Russian won her second title of the year after winning the Prague Open in May. The top-seeded Zvonareva...Read Full Story
When the disastrous earthquake hit China's Sichuan province on May 12 last year, tennis player Zheng Jie, a local, was playing in Italy and feared the worst after losing contact with her family.Almost a year later, Asia's no. 1 women's tennis player has the opportunity to re-visit earthquake-stricken areas in her hometown to deliver her love and care to young victims.Zheng Jie was in Sichuan yesterday for a series of charity activities, visiting primary school of Hongbai Town in Shifang city...Read Full Story
Networking usually means, to business people anyway, the chance to meet and talk to potentially useful contacts. However to a particular young Chinese woman, it means driving a ball hard enough to stop her opponent hitting it back over the net. Zheng Jie is a professional tennis player. She is currently ranked world number 18, making her China and Asia’s highest-ranked women’s singles player. At Wimbledon in 2008 Zheng became greatly admired not just because she became the first Chinese...Read Full Story
After Jelena Jankovic was featured on CNN's TalkAsia earlier this month, it was Zheng Jie's turn last week. I missed this show on TV but managed to watch this one on website.I couldn't embed the videos from CNN here again. So I have to do the alternative way, that is to upload the video files on youtube.This interview is a bit boring, mainly shows Zheng Jie on practice court and at the gym.Perhaps the only highlight in this interview (besides the interview itself) is Zheng Jie's and her hubby...Read Full Story
Wishing everyone a fantastic Lunar New Year!Let's start off the Ox year with some updates from Zheng Jie.She took a water taxi ride along the Yarra River yesterday on New Year Eve.Today she'll have a big match in the quarterfinal against Svetlana Kuznetsova. I'm a fan of Kuzy so whoever wins and through to the semifinals, I'll be just as happy.Updates:Oh no! Zheng Jie retired from the match after a wrist injury in the first set.Kuzy will now face second seed Serena Williams in the...Read Full Story
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