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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 $122,317 $1,092,277
W/L - Singles 2 - 2 187 - 122
W/L - Doubles 6 - 3 146 - 79
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Results

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
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Rankings

Singles Road to Singapore Doubles
70 80 22
Career-high Singles Career-high Doubles
11-May-2015 (61) 01-Feb-2016 (22)
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  • The Power To Inspire Gallery

    December 30, 2015
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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 $122,317 $1,092,277
W/L - Singles 2 - 2 187 - 122
W/L - Doubles 6 - 3 146 - 79

Matchfacts

Service Record YTD Return Record YTD
Aces 2 1st Serve Return Points Won 35.7%
Double Faults 9 2nd Serve Return Points Won 59.2%
1st Serve 59.8% Break Points Opportunities 25
1st Serve Points Won 61.2% Break Points Converted 44%
2nd Serve Points Won 42.4% Return Games Played 28
Break Points Faced 24 Return Games Won 39.3%
Break Points Saved 50% Return Points Won 45.2%
Service Games Played 27 Total Points Won 49.1%
Service Games Won 55.6%
Service Points Won 53.7%

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

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
70 80 22

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) 01-Feb-2016 (22)

Current WTA Rankings

Ranking Points
70 820

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
03/10/2015 BEIJING R64 10
27/09/2015 WUHAN R64 1
03/08/2015 STANFORD R32 1
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
Date Tournament Round Points
06/03/2013 INDIAN WELLS Q - R64 1
29/09/2012 BEIJING R64 5
09/07/2012 STANFORD Q 60
01/10/2011 BEIJING R64 5

Internationals

Date Tournament Round Points
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
09/02/2015 PATTAYA CITY R16 30
11/01/2015 HOBART R32 1
04/01/2015 SHENZHEN S 110
Date Tournament Round Points
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
25/02/2013 KUALA LUMPUR R32 1
30/12/2012 SHENZHEN R32 1
17/09/2012 GUANGZHOU R16 30
Date Tournament Round Points
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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