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Saisai Zheng

Saisai Zheng
  • Residence: Guangzhou, China
  • Date of Birth: 05 Feb 1994
  • Birthplace: Shaanxi, China
  • Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
  • Weight: 137 lbs. (62 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • Status: Pro

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Saisai Zheng Biography

Coached by Alan Ma ... Favorite shot is drop shot ... Started playing tennis at age 8 at tennis academy where mother worked ... Tennis idol growing up was Justine Henin ... Favorite tournaments are Australian Open and Wimbledon ... Currently in university (studying International Relations) ... Goals are to reach Top 30 and win a Grand Slam title in doubles.
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Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 10
Prize Money $299,102 $1,269,062
W/L - Singles 10 - 12 195 - 132
W/L - Doubles 13 - 9 153 - 85
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Results

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 15-May-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 82 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [7] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 47 7-5 2-6 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
85 77 21
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-May-2015 (61) 09-May-2016 (18)
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2015 - Second straight Top 100 season (finishing No.70); SF at Shenzhen (l. to Halep); QF twice at Tokyo [Japan Open] and Guangzhou; reached 2r three times; fell 1r 14 times (incl. all four majors) and in qualifying once; fell in RR at Zhuhai (went 0-2); won two WTA doubles titles; won one WTA 125K Series singles title and one WTA 125K Series doubles title; also won three singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2014 - First Top 100 season (finishing No.97); SF at Tianjin (l. to Riske); made Top 100 debut afterwards on October 13 (rose from No.112 to No.92); QF at Hong Kong; reached 2r once (US Open); fell 1r three times and in qualifying four times (incl. other three majors).

2013 - Reached 2r once; fell 1r twice and in qualifying six times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros, US Open).

2012 - Reached 2r twice; fell 1r once and in qualifying three times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); won two singles titles and three doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2011 - Played first two WTA main draws, falling 1r at Guangzhou and Beijing (as WC); fell in qualifying once; won one WTA doubles title; won two doubles titles on ITF Circuit.

2010 - Won one singles title and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.

2009 - Won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2008 - Played first event of career at ITF/Qian Shan-CHN.
SINGLES
Winner: 2015 - 125/Dalian.

DOUBLES
Winner (3): 2015 - Stanford, Tianjin (both w/Xu), 125/Nanchang (w/Chang); 2011 - Guangzhou (w/Hsieh).
Finalist (3): 2016 - Shenzhen (w/Xu); 2015 - Strasbourg (w/N.Kichenok); 2014 - Kuala Lumpur (w/Y.Chan).

ADDITIONAL
Chinese Fed Cup Team, 2015.

Overall Stats

YTD Career
WTA Singles Titles 0 0
WTA Doubles Titles 0 3
ITF Women's Circuit Singles Titles 0 8
ITF Women's Circuit Doubles Titles 0 10
Prize Money $299,102 $1,269,062
W/L - Singles 10 - 12 195 - 132
W/L - Doubles 13 - 9 153 - 85

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 14 1st Serve Return Points Won 41%
Double Faults 30 2nd Serve Return Points Won 55.5%
1st Serve 64.9% Break Points Opportunities 124
1st Serve Points Won 55.2% Break Points Converted 46.8%
2nd Serve Points Won 47.6% Return Games Played 143
Break Points Faced 134 Return Games Won 40.6%
Break Points Saved 52.2% Return Points Won 46.0%
Service Games Played 141 Total Points Won 49.2%
Service Games Won 54.6%
Service Points Won 52.5%

Grand Slam History

Singles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
1 / 2 AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2r 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 FRENCH OPEN - 1r - - - - - -
0 / 1 WIMBLEDON - 1r - - - - - -
1 / 2 US OPEN - 1r 2r - - - - -

Doubles

W/L   2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
8 / 4 AUSTRALIAN OPEN SF 1r 1r SF - - - -
6 / 4 FRENCH OPEN - 2r 2r QF 2r - - -
1 / 4 WIMBLEDON - 1r 1r 2r 1r - - -
3 / 4 US OPEN - 2r 2r 2r 1r - - -

Saisai Zheng Results

  • Singles
    Doubles

STRASBOURG

WTA // FRANCE // 15-May-2016 // $226,750 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 82 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [7] Elena Vesnina (RUS) 47 7-5 2-6 7-6 (5)

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

ROME

WTA // ITALY // 09-May-2016 // $2,599,610 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Naomi Broady (GBR) 79 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,306

MADRID

WTA // SPAIN // 30-Apr-2016 // $4,771,360 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: 71 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Loss Naomi Osaka (JPN) 104 6-4 7-6 (3)

WTA Rankings PTS

+2

Prize Money

$2,030

CHARLESTON

WTA // USA // 04-Apr-2016 // $687,900 // Clay (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/16D // Rank: 66 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Loss [14] Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 35 6-2 6-1

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,355

MIAMI

WTA // USA // 22-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Loss [Q] Kiki Bertens (NED) 108 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+10

Prize Money

$11,970

INDIAN WELLS

WTA // USA // 09-Mar-2016 // $6,134,605 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/64Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R64 Win [W] Sofia Kenin (USA) 349 7-5 6-2
Q-R32 Loss [24] Pauline Parmentier (FRA) 116 6-2 7-6 (2)

WTA Rankings PTS

+20

Prize Money

$3,565

KUALA LUMPUR

WTA // MALAYSIA // 29-Feb-2016 // $226,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 63 // Seed/Entry: 8/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Loss [Q] Zhaoxuan Yang (CHN) 176 4-6 6-3 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+1

Prize Money

$2,100

DOHA

WTA // QATAR // 21-Feb-2016 // $2,517,250 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 64M/32Q/32D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R64 Win Varvara Lepchenko (USA) 49 6-2 7-6 (6)
R32 Win [1] Angelique Kerber (GER) 2 7-5 6-1
R16 Win [W] Eugenie Bouchard (CAN) 61 7-6 (1) 6-1
Q Loss Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 88 6-4 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+190

Prize Money

$59,730

DUBAI

WTA // UNITED ARAB EMIRATES // 15-Feb-2016 // $1,734,900 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 72 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
Q-R32 Win Cagla Buyukakcay (TUR) 143 6-1 6-0
Q-R16 Win Andrea Hlavackova (CZE) 173 1-6 6-3 6-0
Q-Q Win [1] Varvara Lepchenko (USA) 49 7-5 6-1
R32 Loss Sara Errani (ITA) 22 7-5 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+25

Prize Money

$10,950

KAOHSIUNG

WTA // TAIWAN // 08-Feb-2016 // $426,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/32Q/16D // Rank: 70 // Seed/Entry: 5/MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [Q] Laura Pous-Tio (ESP) 185 6-2 7-5
R16 Loss Stefanie Voegele (SUI) 117 6-4 6-4

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,899

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Grand Slam // AUSTRALIA // 18-Jan-2016 // $14,835,728 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 128M/128Q/64D // Rank: 83 // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R128 Win Carina Witthoeft (GER) 62 6-1 6-2
R64 Loss Johanna Konta (GBR) 47 6-2 6-3

WTA Rankings PTS

+70

Prize Money

$50,324

SHENZHEN

WTA // CHINA // 03-Jan-2016 // $426,750 // Hard (Outdoor) // Draw: 32M/16Q/16D // Rank: - // Seed/Entry: /MD

Round Result Opponent Rank Score
R32 Win [2] Petra Kvitova (CZE) 6 6-2 RET
R16 Loss Anett Kontaveit (EST) 91 6-1 6-2

WTA Rankings PTS

+30

Prize Money

$4,928

Current WTA Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
85 77 21

Rankings Breakdown

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R16 110
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 20
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40
Complete Rankings Breakdown

Rankings History

Year Season-ending Singles Season-ending Doubles
2015 70 39
2014 97 81
2013 162 39
2012 133 98
2011 276 108
2010 661 757
2009 718 -
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-May-2015 (61) 09-May-2016 (18)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
85 790

Rankings Breakdown

  • Singles
    Doubles

Grand Slams

Date Tournament Round Points
18/01/2016 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R64 70
31/08/2015 US OPEN R128 10
29/06/2015 WIMBLEDON R128 10
24/05/2015 FRENCH OPEN R128 10
19/01/2015 AUSTRALIAN OPEN R128 10
25/08/2014 US OPEN R16 110
23/06/2014 WIMBLEDON Q - R128 2
25/05/2014 FRENCH OPEN Q - R64 20
13/01/2014 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
26/08/2013 US OPEN Q - R128 2
Date Tournament Round Points
26/05/2013 FRENCH OPEN Q - R128 2
14/01/2013 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Q - R128 2
27/08/2012 US OPEN Q - R32 50
25/06/2012 WIMBLEDON Q - R64 40

Tour Championships

Date Tournament Round Points
03/11/2015 ZHUHAI R1 0

Premier Events

Date Tournament Round Points
09/05/2016 ROME Q - R32 1
30/04/2016 MADRID Q - R32 2
04/04/2016 CHARLESTON R64 1
22/03/2016 MIAMI R128 10
09/03/2016 INDIAN WELLS Q - R32 20
21/02/2016 DOHA Q 190
15/02/2016 DUBAI S 25
03/10/2015 BEIJING R64 10
27/09/2015 WUHAN R64 1
03/08/2015 STANFORD R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
21/06/2015 EASTBOURNE Q - R16 13
15/06/2015 BIRMINGHAM R16 13
24/03/2015 MIAMI R32 20
11/03/2015 INDIAN WELLS R128 10
23/02/2015 DOHA Q 18
31/03/2014 CHARLESTON Q 25
28/09/2013 BEIJING Q - R32 1
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
29/09/2012 BEIJING R64 5
09/07/2012 STANFORD Q 60
Date Tournament Round Points
01/10/2011 BEIJING R64 5

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
15/05/2016 STRASBOURG R32 1
29/02/2016 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
08/02/2016 KAOHSIUNG R16 30
03/01/2016 SHENZHEN R16 30
12/10/2015 TIANJIN R32 1
21/09/2015 GUANGZHOU Q 60
14/09/2015 TOKYO INTERNATIONAL Q 60
08/06/2015 NOTTINGHAM R32 1
17/05/2015 STRASBOURG R16 30
02/03/2015 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
Date Tournament Round Points
09/02/2015 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
11/01/2015 HOBART R32 1
04/01/2015 SHENZHEN S 110
06/10/2014 TIANJIN S 110
08/09/2014 HONG KONG Q 60
19/05/2014 STRASBOURG Q - Q 14
14/04/2014 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
29/12/2013 SHENZHEN R32 1
07/10/2013 OSAKA Q - R32 1
16/09/2013 GUANGZHOU R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
30/12/2012 SHENZHEN R32 1
17/09/2012 GUANGZHOU R16 30
27/02/2012 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R16 6
19/09/2011 GUANGZHOU R32 1
28/02/2011 KUALA LUMPUR Q - R32 1

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