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Four-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams was taken to the brink by China's Zheng Jie before earning a place in the last 16 Saturday.

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Murray cruises to Brisbane title with straight sets victoryupdated: Sun Jan 08 2012 13:40:00

Andy Murray won his first tournament since appointing Ivan Lendl as his new coach with a straight sets demolition of third seed Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine in Brisbane Sunday.

Paris winner Kvitova goes out early in Dubaiupdated: Tue Feb 15 2011 14:23:00

Petra Kvitova came down to earth with a bump after beating Kim Clijsters to win the Paris Open as she crashed out in the first round in Dubai Tuesday.

Clijsters battles into last 16 at Australian Openupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 11:20:00

Kim Clijsters stayed on course to win back to back grand slams but was not at her best in grinding out a 7-6 6-3 win over Alize Cornet of France in their third round match at the Australian Open Saturday.

Injury ends Zheng's hopes of repeating Australian Open successupdated: Mon Dec 27 2010 10:20:00

Chinese tennis star Zheng Jie will miss January's Australian Open due to a persistent wrist injury.

Clijsters storms past Peers at Flushing Meadowsupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 09:40:00

Defending U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters stormed past Australia's Sally Peers in a comfortable straight sets victory, taking less than an hour to secure her place in the third round in New York.

Sharapova continues fine Bank of the West runupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 10:49:00

Maria Sharapova continued her fine run at the WTA Bank of the West Classic in California with a straight sets win over Olga Govortsova of Belarus to reach the quarterfinals.

Sharapova avenges Zheng defeat with opening Stanford victoryupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 15:15:00

Former world No. 1 Maria Sharapova gained revenge over China's Zheng Jie as she reached the second round of the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford.

Sharapova warms up for Roland Garros with title winupdated: Sat May 22 2010 15:39:00

Maria Sharapova completed her French Open preparations with a straight sets win over Germany's Kristina Barrois to win the WTA tournament in Strasbourg on Saturday.

Sharapova and Henin crash out in Madridupdated: Sun May 09 2010 16:29:00

Maria Sharapova's return to the WTA circuit after injury ended with a straight sets defeat to Czech Lucie Safarova in Madrid while former world number one Justine Henin also made an early exit on Sunday.

Radwanska to face friend Wozniacki in Indian Wells semisupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 08:25:00

World No. 8 Agnieszka Radwanska has claimed the first semifinal place at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells after defeating Elena Dementieva on Wednesday.

Sharapova suffers fresh setback after elbow injuryupdated: Thu Mar 18 2010 08:15:00

Maria Sharapova has been hit by a new injury setback and will be sidelined for up to six weeks, according to the Russian's tennis star's personal Web site.

Li Na: Taking Chinese tennis to the topupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 20:32:00

China's Li Na hit the heights earlier this year when she made it to the semifinals of the Australian Open, beating Venus Williams along the way.

Talk Asia: Li Naupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 20:32:00

China's first top ten ranked tennis player, Li Na, is aiming to take Chinese tennis to the top.

China's triumph in Australiaupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 07:17:00

CNN's Emily Chang has reaction in China to the unprecedented run by Li Na and Zheng Jie at the Australian Open.

China's progress could be sign of glory to comeupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 07:17:00

For the first time this week two Chinese women made it to the final four of a grand slam tennis tournament. And although neither could advance to the final of the Australian Open, the progress of Zheng Jie and Li Na wowed audiences internationally and back home in China.

Serena to play Henin in Australian Open finalupdated: Thu Jan 28 2010 21:06:00

Serena Williams and Justine Henin took contrasting routes to a dream Australian Open final as they ended the Chinese challenge to the established order on Thursday.

Li stuns Venus to reach Australian semisupdated: Wed Jan 27 2010 11:10:00

China's Li Na rallied from a set down to stun sixth Venus Williams and reach the semifinals of the Australian Open.

Chinese euphoria at women's doubleupdated: Wed Jan 27 2010 06:34:00

Zheng Jie and Li Na have sent the whole of China into euphoria with their dominating form in the knockout stages at the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Tennis: Henin, Zheng into semisupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 11:23:00

Former world number one Justine Henin fought off a steep challenge from Russia's Nadia Petrova on Tuesday to secure a place in the Australian Open semifinals.

Tennis: China's Li Na beats Wozniackiupdated: Mon Jan 25 2010 00:58:00

China's Li Na took down the No. 4 seed Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open on Monday in Melbourne, following compatriot Zheng Jie into the quarterfinals -- the first time Chinese women have made it this far in the season's first Grand Slam.

Tennis: Returning Henin battles onupdated: Sun Jan 24 2010 12:05:00

Former world number one Justine Henin won an all-Belgian clash with Yanina Wickmayer to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on a day in which second and third seeds Dinara Safina and Svetlana Kuznetsova fell by the wayside.

Safina and Venus sent crashing out in Tokyoupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 12:52:00

The top two seeds, Dinara Safina and Venus Williams, have both been sent crashing in the second round of the Pan Pacific tournament in Tokyo on Monday.

World No. 1 Safina crashes out in L.A.updated: Sat Aug 08 2009 08:49:00

World number one Dinara Safina crashed out of the WTA tournament in Los Angeles as Maria Sharapova battled back reach the quarterfinals with a three-set win over Alona Bondarenko.

Sharapova battles into last four in L.A.updated: Sat Aug 08 2009 07:18:00

Maria Sharapova took a step closer to her first tournament victory since January 2008 as she moved into the semifinals of the L.A. Women's Tennis Championships on Friday night.

No. 1 Safina first to reach WTA showpieceupdated: Thu Aug 06 2009 10:45:00

World No. 1 Dinara Safina became the first player to qualify for the season-ending WTA Championships after winning her opening match at the L.A. Women's Tennis Championships in Carson, California.

Sharapova suffers second-round Wimbledon exitupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 12:08:00

Argentina's unseeded Gisela Dulko caused an upset on Centre Court with a battling win over former champion Maria Sharapova.

Beating the bestupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 04:04:00

Zheng made history in 2008 making it to the semi final of Wimbledon and inspired a new generation of Chinese tennis stars.

Chinese wildcard Zheng Jie captures heartsupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 04:04:00

As Wimbledon 2009 gets under way this week, sports commentators and tennis aficionados will closely watch China's tennis superstar, Zheng Jie.

Ivanovic out as top seed Dementieva strollsupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 16:00:00

Former world number one Ana Ivanovic was sent crashing from the AEGON International at Eastbourne after being beaten in three sets by seventh seed Nadia Petrova.

Sharapova continues winning form in Warsawupdated: Wed May 20 2009 15:41:00

Maria Sharapova's comeback from injury continued with a comfortable victory over Darya Kustova of Belarus in the second round of the Warsaw Open on Wednesday.

Zheng Jie: China's tennis aceupdated: Thu Feb 19 2009 23:18:00

In July 2008, a month before China grabbed the sporting headlines for the Beijing Olympics, Zheng Jie made her own bit of sporting history for China.

Venus on course for Dubai semi with Serenaupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 13:56:00

Venus Williams stayed on course for a semifinal showdown with her sister and world number one Serena with a straight sets win over fast-improving Alize Cornet of France in Dubai.

Serena earns Azarenka clash in Melbourneupdated: Sat Jan 24 2009 13:37:00

2007 champion Serena Williams marched into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-1 6-4 win over Shua Peng of China on Saturday.

Roddick through as champion Ferrer goes outupdated: Thu Sep 25 2008 15:11:00

Andy Roddick overcame a Davis Cup hangover and jetlag to reach the quarterfinals of the China Open, but top seed David Ferrer of Spain crashed out in Beijing.

Jankovic through to Beijing quarterfinalsupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 12:28:00

World number two Jelena Jankovic continued her bid for the top women's ranking with an opening win in the China Open as Zheng Jie restored wounded local pride.

Gold consolation for Federer in doublesupdated: Sat Aug 16 2008 16:22:00

Roger Federer made up for the disappointment of missing out in the singles by winning his first Olympic gold medal as he teamed up with Stanislas Wawrinka to claim the doubles title on Saturday.

Federer, Nadal and Djokovic cruise throughupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 14:22:00

The top three seeds in the Olympics men's singles, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic, all moved easily into the third round with convincing wins in Beijing on Tuesday.

Nadal struggles before opening victoryupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 14:56:00

World number one in waiting Rafael Nadal was given an Olympic wake up call by Italian journeyman Potito Starace before coming through in three sets in Beijing. Williams Sisters in Wimbledon Finalupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 18:00:00

Five years since their last title matchup, the Williams sisters are back in the Wimbledon final with another Grand Slam championship -- and family bragging rights -- at stake

Serena secures final spot against Venusupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 14:28:00

Serena Williams will face big sister Venus for the third time in a Wimbledon final after ending wildcard Zheng Jie's hopes of becoming the first Chinese player to reach a Grand Slam final on Thursday.

Williams sisters aim for another finalupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 06:58:00

China's Zheng Jie and Russian Elena Dementieva stand in the way of another all--Williams women's singles final at Wimbledon on Saturday.

Venus and Serena into Wimbledon semifinalsupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 06:53:00

Holder Venus Williams moved into the Wimbledon semifinals on Tuesday when she beat Tamarine Tanasugarn 6-4 6-3, firing family ambitions of a third title showdown against sister Serena.

Second seed Jankovic falls to Tanasugarnupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 12:41:00

Second seed Jelena Jankovic crashed out of Wimbledon when she was beaten 6-3 6-2 by Tamarine Tanasugarn in the fourth round on Monday. Jon Wertheim: Wimbledon Midterm Gradesupdated: Sat Jun 28 2008 23:58:00

After six days of play, here are our midterm grades from the 2008 version of Wimbledon:

Top seed Ivanovic sent crashing by Zhengupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 16:20:00

China's Zheng Jie sent top seed and world number one Ana Ivanovic crashing out of Wimbledon in straight sets in an astonishing third round shock on Friday.

French champ Ivanovic cruises at Wimbledonupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 13:22:00

Top-seeded Ana Ivanovic launched her Wimbledon campaign with a 6-1 6-2 win over Rossana de Los Rios in her first match since winning the French Open title.

Russians face weakened USA in Fed Cupupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 12:12:00

Russia will try to retain their grip on the Fed Cup when they take on the United States in the semifinals in Moscow this weekend.

Sharapova extends winning run in 2008updated: Mon Mar 17 2008 05:33:00

Australian Open champion Maria Sharapova continued her outstanding start to 2008 with a straight sets victory over 25th seed Eleni Daniilidou of Greece in the WTA tournament at Indian Wells. Lisa Raymond: Wimbledon is the most magical event on the calendarupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 23:15:00

LONDON -- Grass-court season has arrived, and I couldn't be happier. Once June arrives, the clay-court shoes of spring are tossed aside in exchange for the pimpled-bottomed soles for the grass court of England.

Hingis off to great start in Tokyoupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 04:44:00

Martina Hingis began her quest for a record fifth Pan Pacific Open title with a crushing 6-1 7-5 win over Australia's Nicole Pratt in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Chang keen on Chinese coaching jobupdated: Thu Nov 16 2006 05:49:00

China's tennis chiefs are sounding out Chinese-American Michael Chang as a coach for the national team after the 1989 French Open winner expressed an interest in the job, state media said on Thursday.

Mauresmo eases into quarterfinalsupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 05:29:00

France's world number one Amelie Mauresmo breezed into the quarterfinals of the China Open on Thursday with a 6-3 6-2 victory over local Sun Tiantian in Beijing.

Zheng surprises top seed Myskinaupdated: Sun Aug 13 2006 15:32:00

Chinese third seed Zheng Jie upset world number 11 Anastasia Myskina 6-4 6-1 in the final of the Stockholm Open on Sunday, to claim her third career title.

Myskina, Zheng reach Swedish finalupdated: Sat Aug 12 2006 13:04:00

Russian top seed Anastasia Myskina and China's Zheng Jie have won through to the final of the Stockholm Open.

Chinese in first grand slam finalupdated: Wed Jan 25 2006 11:09:00

Yan Zi and Zheng Jie became the first Chinese players to reach a grand slam tennis final as they won through in the Australian Open women's doubles on Wednesday.

Venus beats pain for Hong Kong winupdated: Thu Jan 05 2006 11:10:00

Wimbledon champion Venus Williams was forced off court in Hong Kong for 11 minutes with a left hip problem before downing Indian teen Sania Mirza 6-3 6-3.

Davenport delivers last-four placeupdated: Thu Aug 25 2005 16:15:00

Top seed Lindsay Davenport overcame Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova 6-2 7-6 to reach the semifinals of the New Haven Open in Connecticut on Thursday.

Clijsters takes run of wins to 16updated: Wed Apr 27 2005 08:11:00

Kim Clijsters extended her winning streak to 16 matches when she defeated Russia's Maria Kirilenko 6-2 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Warsaw.

Davenport, Serena struggle throughupdated: Wed Mar 02 2005 14:35:00

Lindsay Davenport and Serena Williams both struggled before advancing to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Open.

Eager Mauresmo makes perfect startupdated: Mon Jan 17 2005 08:53:00

Second seed Amelie Mauresmo dispelled any concerns about her fitness with a clinical 6-2 6-3 win over in-form local Samantha Stosur at the Australian Open on Monday.

Capriati to miss Australian Openupdated: Wed Jan 12 2005 04:26:00

Former winner Jennifer Capriati has withdrawn from next week's Australian Open because of an injury to her right shoulder, organizers have announced.

Stylish Serena untroubled by Zhengupdated: Tue Jun 22 2004 09:20:00

Champion and top seed Serena Williams ironed out a number of Wimbledon wrinkles on Tuesday to reach the second round with a 6-3 6-1 victory over Zheng Jie.

Henin-Hardenne survives in Qatarupdated: Wed Mar 03 2004 13:51:00

Top seed Justine Henin-Hardenne and second seed Jennifer Capriati bucked the trend of losing seeds in the second round of the Qatar Open.

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