Zheng Jie and Li Na welcomed home in Beijing

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Chinese tennis stars Zheng Jie and Li Na have arrived home after their enormous success in Australia and were welcomed by crowds of fans and media. Zheng and Li made history for China when they...

Top seed Ana Ivanovic stunned by Zheng Jie in the third round of Wimbledon

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World No.1 Ana Ivanovic became the second shock of this year’s Wimbledon when she was upset in the third round by Zheng Jie, ranked 133rd. In her previous match Ivanovic was on the verge of...

US Open 2013 through the fashion lens – Part 2

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My article US Open 2013 through the fashion lens: best and worst dressed was quite a hit and several readers suggested that I do Part 2, and you know I always listen to my readers,...

Zheng Jie to miss Australian Open 2011

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Zheng Jie marked the beginning of the 2010 season with an Australian Open semifinal, but the Chinese will not get back to Melbourne to try to repeat the success, because of her left wrist...

Chinese names: Why it’s Li Na and not Na Li?

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Now that China’s Li Na has won Roland Garros I decided to use the opportunity to make a language point about the proper usage of Chinese names, as I have noticed a lot of...

China’s Zheng Jie gives birth to first child

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Wow I didn't even know Zheng Jie was pregnant and now I see at Tennis Forum that she and her husband Zhang Yu became parents a month ago. Look how cute the baby is! The 32-year-old Zheng hasn't...

Dementieva, Kirilenko, Mirza, Zheng to play exhibition in Kuala Lumpur in December

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Kuala Lumpur, Malasya, will welcome Russians Elena Dementieva and Maria Kirilenko, Indian Sania Mirza and Chinese Zheng Jie at the Showdown of Champions 2009, an exhibition event set to take place December 18-19. The exhibition...

Wimbledon 2012 WTA awards: Grass Empress, Finesse Queen, Gutsy Performer, Brave Heart, Biggest Disappointment

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Omair is known for his statistical contributions to Women's Tennis Blog, but as of Roland Garros he started doing post-Grand Slam awards, giving WTA players awards they deserved on the account of their performance....

Adidas by Stella McCartney gives details about Caroline Wozniacki’s French Open kit

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As early as in November 2012 we got a peek into the Adidas by Stella McCartney apparel for the first half of 2013 and the latest press release by the brand confirms that their...

Injured Na Li and Jie Zheng skip China Open

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Chinese number one Na Li will miss this month's China Open because of a right rib injury which has been bothering her since June. Everything started at the DFS Classic, a tournament in Birmingham,...