- Zheng Jie
Infobox Tennis player
playername = Zheng Jie
country = PRC
Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China
datebirth = birth date and age|1983|7|5
Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China
height = height|m=1.64
weight = convert|57|kg|lb st|abbr=on|lk=on
16 January 2003
plays = right; two-handed backhand
careerprizemoney = US $2,315,139
singlesrecord = 244–137
singlestitles = 3 WTA, 4 ITF titles
highestsinglesranking = 26 (
29 September 2008)
AustralianOpenresult = 1R (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
FrenchOpenresult = 4R (2004)
Wimbledonresult = SF (2008)
USOpenresult = 3R (2008)
doublesrecord = 262–105
doublestitles = 11 WTA, 16 ITF titles
highestdoublesranking = 3 (
10 July 2006)
grandslamsdoublesresults = yes
AustralianOpenDoublesresult = W (2006)
FrenchOpenDoublesresult = SF (2006)
WimbledonDoublesresult = W (2006)
USOpenDoublesresult = QF (2005, 2006, 2008)
6 October 2008
Zheng Jie (zh-stp|s=郑洁|t=鄭潔|p=Zhèng Jié; born
5 July 1983) is a Chinese professional female tennisplayer. She was born in Chengdu, Sichuanprovince. She made her WTA rankings debut in 2000. She turned professional in 2003 and ended the year for the first time in the top 100 [http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/rankings?year=2003&sport=WOMRANK] . As of 6 October 2008, she is ranked world number 26, making her China's and Asia's highest-ranked women's singles player ahead of Li Na of China, who is ranked 29. [ [http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/rankings/singles_numeric.asp Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Singles Rankings] ]
At Wimbledon in 2008, Zheng gained recognition by becoming the first Chinese player ever to reach the semifinals of a Grand Slam singles tournament, defeating world number one
Ana Ivanovicen route [http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/players/playerprofiles/PlayerBio2.asp?PlayerID=260144 Zheng Jie Profile at WTA Tour.com: Career Highlights] ] . She donated her winnings to the victims of the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake, in her native province. She has won three career WTA singles titles: Hobart in 2005, Estoril, Portugal and Stockholm in 2006. She also has won eleven WTA doubles titles, all with Yan Zi, including Grand Slam tournaments Australian Openand Wimbledon in 2006. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Zheng Jie and her partner Yan Ziwon the bronze medal in women's tennis doubles, the second time China has ever won an Olympics tennis medal.
In May 2002, she won two successive $25,000
ITFsingles tournaments, at Shanghaiand Tianjin, right after reaching her first $50,000 tournament quarterfinal, at Fukuoka, Japan. [ [http://www.wta96.com/wiki/ltournaments2002.htm The WTA Tour since 1996: Tournaments 2002] ] That September, she gained direct entry into a WTA tournament at Shanghai, and reached Round Two before losing to Anna Kournikova. [http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/players/playerprofiles/PlayerBio2.asp?PlayerID=260144 Zheng Jie Profile at WTA Tour.com: Career Highlights] ] She ended the year as World No. 183. [http://www.sonyericssonwtatour.com/2/players/playerprofiles/PlayerBio.asp?PlayerID=260144 Zheng Jie Profile at WTA Tour.com: Biography] ]
In 2003, she qualified for Hyderabad and took a love set against
Mary Piercein the main draw first round, only to lose the match in three. She also qualified for Doha, but then lost to Lina Krasnoroutskaya. [http://www.wta96.com/wiki/lresults.php?aar=2003&spnr=1586 The WTA Tour Since 1996: Jie Zheng tournament activity in 2003] ]
Later in the year, she defeated
Nuria Llagostera Vivesin the first round of a $25,000 ITF tournament, Alyona Bondarenkoin the first round of qualifying for Palermo, and Maria-Elena Camerinat another $50,000 ITF event in July, where she reached the quarter-final; but it was in August at Bronx that she won her first $50,000 tournament, beating a cast of future stars in the forms of Shenay Perry, Jamea Jackson, Akiko Morigami, Adriana Serra Zanettiand (in the final) Maria Kirilenkoto this end.
Although Kirilenko avenged this defeat in qualifying at the U.S. Open, Zheng proceeded to qualify for Bali in September with crushing victories over
Yan Ziand Yuka Yoshida, then vanquished Flavia Pennetta6–3 6–2 in the first round of the main draw before bowing out to Tamarine Tanasugarn.
In December, she was a losing finalist at two successive $50,000 tournaments, falling in three sets to countrywoman
Peng Shuaiat Changsha(after victories over Sesil Karatantcheva, Camille Pinand Aiko Nakamura) and, also in three sets, to the same Sesil Karatantcheva(after beating Sun Tiantianin the semi-final) at Shenzhen. These impressive results catapulted Zheng into the World Top 100, bringing her a year-end ranking of 93.
The following year brought further improvements in her singles results. She reached the quarter-finals at Hyderabad and Doha(where she comfortably beat
Jelena Dokicin Round Two), [http://www.wta96.com/wiki/lresults.php?aar=2004&spnr=1586 The WTA Tour since 1996: Jie Zheng tournament activity in 2004] ] and the second round at Miami and Vienna (where she beat Lisa Raymond6–3 6–2). Then at the French Open, playing only her second Grand Slam singles main draw (after gaining direct entry to the Australian Openbut losing in the first round), she defeated Dally Randriantefy, Emilie Loitand Tathiana Garbinin succession to reach the fourth round, where she lost to Paola Suarezin two close sets, 4–6 5–7. [ [http://www.tenniscorner.net/index.php?corner=w&tourid=20040524PAR&drawtype=S&action=draw&print=yes Tennis Corner: 2004 Roland Garros 2004 Ladies Singles Drawsheet] ] She was the first Chinese women to reach the fourth round of a Grand Slam.
At the Olympics in
Athens, she lost 6–8 in the final set of her first round match to Ai Sugiyamadespite taking the first set 6–4. [ [http://www.tenniscorner.net/index.php?corner=w&tourid=20040816ATH&drawtype=S&action=draw&print=yes Tennis Corner: 2004 Olympics Ladies Singles drawsheet] ] In September, she won a $25,000 ITF tournament at Beijing, defeating Yan Ziin the semi-final and Li Na in the final. But it was another of her countrywomen, Peng Shuai, who stopped her at the final hurdle in a $50,000 tournament at Shenzhenlate that November, although she had impressively conquered Yan Ziagain in the semi-final, the latter having accounted for Li Nain the quarter-final stage. Zheng ended the year world-ranked 67.
In 2005, she began the year with a flourish by capturing her first WTA singles title at Hobart, after wins over some highly capable players, namely
Mariana Diaz-Oliva, Shinobu Asagoe, Klara Koukalova, Li Na and Gisela Dulko. [http://www.wta96.com/wiki/lresults.php?aar=2005&spnr=1586 The WTA Tour since 1996: Jie Zheng 2005 tournament activity] ]
She qualified for Dubai with wins over
Sandra Kleinova, Maria-Elena Camerinand Virginia Ruano-Pascual, and went on to defeat Anabel Medina Garriguesin the main draw before succumbing to Lindsay Davenport. Dulko gained her revenge in the quarter-final at Estoril in April.
But Zheng remained in fine form, and reached the her second WTA final at Rabat, Morocco in May, losing to
Nuria Llagostera Vivesafter wins over Catalina Castano, Maureen Drakeand Tathiana Garbin, followed by a walk-over against Na Li who had to retire at 3–3 from an ankle sprain.Fact|date=June 2008
A three-set loss to
Francesca Schiavonein the first round of the French Open prevented Zheng from defending her ranking points accrued there the previous year. But she recovered to record several more impressive results in August, reaching the second round at Los Angeles by again beating Shinobu Asagoe, the Canadian Open quarter-final (with wins over Maria-Emilia Salerniand Ai Sugiyama), and another quarter-final at New Haven (after defeating Katarina Srebotnikand Emilie Loitin qualifying, and Jamea Jacksonin the main draw, though she was assisted by entering the tournament with a first-round bye and as a lucky loser in the final-round of qualifying to Jelena Kostanic).
At the end of the month, she advanced to the second round at the U.S. Open by defeating
Iveta Benesova. Further impressive first-round wins in September over Maria Vento-Kabchi(at Bali) and Jelena Janković(at Beijing) could not be consolidated on in subsequent rounds of the respective tournaments; but at Guangzhou, the last tournament she would play all year, she reached the semi-final with wins over Carly Gullickson, Jamea Jacksonand Maria Kirilenko, before suffering her second loss of the year to Nuria Llagostera Vives. This string of results lifted her to a career-high world ranking of 42 in early October 2005.
2006 started poorly for Zheng in singles, with a string of six successive first-round losses dipping her world ranking to 56 by the end of February. However, after a first round loss in Indian Wells, her 2006 singles breakthrough came at
Miamiwhere she reached the quarter-finals with wins over Nathalie Dechyand Anna-Lena Groenefeldbefore falling to Tatiana Golovinin three sets, 6–3 3–6 2–6. [http://www.wta96.com/wiki/lresults.php?aar=2006&spnr=1586 The WTA Tour since 1996: Jie Zheng tournament activity in 2006] ]
Zheng's new found confidence earned a title at her next tournament in Estoril, where she defeated number one seed
Flavia Pennettaen route to the final before a victory over compatriot Na Liwhom was forced to retire at one set a piece. Successful results continued in Berlin, where only an in-form Nadia Petrovastopped her from reaching the quarter finals. The Russian 2nd seed took the match 7–6 4–6 6–4. In Strasbourg, Zheng displayed yet more fine form to reach the quarter finals, where she put up a spirited challenge against the 2nd seed Czech Nicole Vaidišová, who eventually prevailed 6–4 4–6 6–2.
In August, Zheng blasted through the Stockholm draw, clinching her second title of the season without dropping a set. In the final, she defeated the top seed and former world number two
Anastasia Myskina6–4 6–1. The win over Myskina avenged Zheng's tough three set loss to the Russian at the start of the season. Another impressive appearance was recorded in Montrealwhere she fell to eventual champion, Ana Ivanović. Despite Ivanović being in very good shape, it took her three sets to win her second round match against Zheng with the final score being 6–4 6–7 6–2. A knee injury hampered Zheng's singles progess towards the end of 2006. Her US Open ended in a disappointing 2nd round defeat to Anastassia Rodionova and her last competitive match of the season saw her worst loss in terms of rankings, where she fell in the second round of Zurich qualifying to then 139th ranked Joanna Sacowiczof Poland. [ [http://www.tenniscorner.net/index.php?corner=w&action=draw&tourid=20061016ZUR&roundsize=16&drawtype=Q Tennis Corner: Zurich 2006: Ladies Singles qualifying] ]
However, in December, Zheng took part in the
Asian Gamesin Doha. After a surprising first round loss in the team event, she went into the singles competition as the second seed. Recording victories over Shikha Uberoi, Yung Jan Chan, Aiko Nakamura and a resurgent Sania Mirza(6–4 1–6 6–1), she claimed the gold medal. She also took gold in doubles with partner Yan Zi, winning 6–1 7–6 against Yung Jan Chan and Chia Jung Chuangof Chinese Taipei. To end 2006 on an additional high, Zheng won the Chinese National Championships, with a three set victory over her doubles partner in the final.
2007 started well for Zheng, where she reached a second Hobart quarter final, recording solid victories over qualifier
Stephanie Foretzand Severine Bremondof France. After taking the first set against rising Russian Anna Chakvetadze, Zheng only managed another two games with the match ending 4–6 6–1 6–1. Chakvetadze would then go on to win the tournament.
At the Australian Open, Zheng put in an extremely disappointing performance, losing to then 97th ranked
Julia Schruffof Germany 4–6 7–6 6–4 after holding match point on more than one occasion. [http://www.wta96.com/wiki/lresults.php?aar=2007&spnr=1586 The WTA Tour since 1996: Jie Zheng tournament activity in 2007] ] In doubles, her title defense with Yan Zi began in style, as the pair reeled off two consecutive straight sets wins for the loss of only 3 games. Their third round encounter against Elena Dementievaand Flavia Pennettaproved more difficult, but after squandering the first set they managed to dominate for an eventual 4–6 6–1 6–2 victory. A quarter final match up against a Chinese sister act was won in straight sets, before Jie Zheng and Zi Yan fell in the semi-finals to Yung Jan Chan and Chia Jung Chuang of Chinese Taipei - the same partnership which they managed to defeat easily in the final of the Doha Asian Games just 1 month previously.
In her next event in
Tokyo(tier I), Zheng looks good in her first round, winning against qualifier Bethanie Mattek6–2 6–1. However, in the next round, she suffered a heavy 6–4 6–0 defeat to Serbia's Jelena Jankovićwithout earning a single break point.Fact|date=June 2008Zheng's next tournament, Indian Wells, took place more than a month after her severe loss to Janković. However, the rest time did not seem to serve her well, and after receiving a bye in the first round (as the 22nd seed), she was defeated by Belarusian qualifier Victoria Azarenka6–3 7–5.
In her next tournament, Miami (tier 1), Zheng was a defending quarter-finalist after a magnificent 2006 showing; but after receiving another first round bye, she slumped to a straight sets loss to Pole
Agnieszka Radwańska, seeing her ranking fall out of the top 40 for the first time since May 2006. A decent showing in Amelia Island saw Zheng back in to the top 40, as she fell to a 6–2 6–3 loss at the hands of top seed and defending champion Nadia Petrovain the third round. In Charleston, Zheng again reached the third round, recording her first top 20 win of the season over Shahar Peer, perhaps overlooked due to the fact that the Israeli was suffering from a hand injury.Fact|date=June 2008 In doubles she won the prestigious Charlestontournament with partner Yan Zi.
After just short of a month, another first round loss was on the cards for the Chinese woman in Berlin as she was defeated by Italian
Maria Elena Camerin3–6 6–3 6–4 after an impressive first set. Zheng participated in the Tier III event held in Strasbourg, France. This was her last preparation with doubles partner Yan Zifor the French Open. The Chinese duo won the event in terrific form, not dropping a set the entire week. They won their quarter-final match 6–0 6–2, the semis 6–3 6–1 and the final 6–3 6–4. Zheng competed in the both the singles and doubles (with Yan Zi) of the French Open. At the beginning of the grand slam she sustained an ankle injury, hampering her performance. She was knocked out in the first round of the singles competition by Timea Bacsinszky7–6(3) 6–0. She had no more luck in the doubles, going out to Llagostera Vives and Sanchez in the first round.
The ankle injury sustained at the French Open ruled her out of Wimbledon to defend her doubles title. She withdrew from all events for the rest of the year because of the ankle injury. Her ranking suffered as a result, ending the year ranked 163 in the world.
Zheng Jie's return to the tour was successful; in singles, she won two qualifying matches in Gold Coast before losing to Alisa Kleybanova. [http://www.wta96.com/wiki/lresults.php?aar=2008&spnr=1586 The WTA Tour since 1996: Jie Zheng tournament activity in 2008] ] In doubles, she and Zi Yan reached the final, only to lose 6–1 6–2 to the third seeds, Safina and Szavay. However, in Sydney, the duo won the title, beating second seeds Sugiyama and Srebotnik and reigning US Open champions Dechy and Safina along the way. In Melbourne, the duo got off to a good start, with three easy straight set wins, and then beat the Williams sisters 3–6 6–4 6–2 in the quarterfinals to get their semifinal berth. In the semifinals, they led 6–0 5–4 40–15 against the 12th seeds Peer and Azarenka, before losing 0–6 7–5 7–6(3). They showed unbelievable fight in the third set, only to bow out to the younger players. It was a crushing defeat, as they were truly the favorites for the title at that point in time, but it was a successful return to the circuit for Jie.
Zheng's singles wasn't faring so well, but at the
2008 Pacific Life Openin Indian Wells she managed to come through qualifying and then defeat the tricky Emilie Loiteasily in the first round 6–0, 6–1 and then thrashed 30th seed Kateryna Bondarenkoin the second round 6–2, 6–4. She lost to eventual quarterfinalist and defending champion Daniela Hantuchovain the third round 6–4, 6–2.
Following her impressive showing at Indian Wells, Zheng entered the main draw of a Tier I event in Key Biscayne, Miami. Zheng defeated qualifier Galina Voskoboeva then got through to the third round following 14th seed Nadia Petrova's retirement after just three games of their match. She then managed to defeat former world number one and grand slam champion Amelie Mauresmo in three tight sets to reach the fourth round, 5–7 6–4 6–4. Zheng was then defeated by world number three Jelena Jankovic in the fourth round, 6–4 7–5. After this, Zheng played only 3 matches on the WTA Tour until the French Open qualifying, playing 2 in China's Fed Cup loss against Spain and 1 qualifying match for the Tier I event in Rome, which she lost handily 3–6, 2–6.
Going into the French Open qualifying, Zheng was unseeded, but managed to defeat
Lucie Hradeckain three tight sets in the first round, 4–6 7–5 8–6. She then crushed Charlotte Rodier of France 6–0 6–3 to reach the final round of qualifying where she defeated Kristina Barroisof Germany in straight sets, 6–3 7–6(4), to reach the main draw of the French Open. After beating Mara Santangeloin three sets, Zheng beat the number 21-seeded Maria Kirilenko, also in three sets to reach the third round before losing to Russia's Dinara Safinain straight sets, 2–6 5–7.
Despite only being ranked No. 133 in the world, preventing her from directly qualifying for the Wimbledon Ladies' singles main draw, Zheng was given a wild card into the main draw, where she defeated seeded Slovakian
Dominika Cibulkovain the first round, then Great Britain's Elena Baltachain the second. She then went on to defeat the first seed and World no.1 Ana Ivanovićin the third round, dominating the match relentlessly and winning 6–1 6–4. This was her first victory against a top 10 player. [ [http://sports.yahoo.com/ten/news?slug=ap-wimbledon&prov=ap&type=lgns Zheng upsets No. 1 Ivanovic at Wimbledon] ] Zheng beat Ágnes Szávayof Hungary, the number 15 seed, 6–3, 6–4 in the fourth round, and defeated number 18 seed Nicole Vaidisovaof the Czech Republic 6–2, 5–7, 6–1 in the quarterfinals. This was Zheng's best singles result in a grand slam tournament and made her the first Chinese women's tennis player ever to reach the semi-finals of a grand slam, surpassing the previous record of a quarter-final finish set by her compatriot Li Na at the same event in 2006. She also became the first wild card to reach the semi-finals of the ladies' singles at The Championships, Wimbledon.Cite web|url=http://www.wimbledon.org/en_GB/news/match_reports/2008-07-01/200807011214930243609.html|title=Zheng zooms into record books|accessyear=2008|accessmonthday=July 1|year=2008|author=Sally Easton] In the semi-finals, Zheng lost to two-time Wimbledon champion and former No. 1, Serena Williams6-2, 7-6(5). Zheng could not effectively counter Serena's extremely strong serves, but tended towards having the upper hand in rallies in the second set, and earned a set point on Serena's service at 5-6 30-40 in Zheng's favour, only to strike a risky backhand into the high part of the net following an unexceptional second serve by Serena, thus forfeiting her only chance to level the match. Zheng's strong Wimbledon performance elevated her WTA singles ranking from 133 to 40. As of her Wimbledon performance, Zheng is the highest-ranked female Chinese tennis player.
She will donate her prize money from the tournament to and spend time helping the victims and post-reconstruction effort of the May 12 earthquake that killed nearly 70,000 people and left 5 to 10 million homeless in her home province
Sichuan. [ [http://in.news.yahoo.com/137/20080702/375/tsp-zheng-looks-forward-to-helping-quake.html Zheng looks forward to helping quake victims] ] She did the same with her French Open prize money earlier in the year. [ [http://canadianpress.google.com/article/ALeqM5gkgC3h9vEx7OmRPxK99IbtAxEp4A Zheng Jie's Wimbledon cash boost for Sichuan Province earthquake] ]
In August 2008, Zheng competed for China in both singles and doubles at the Beijing Olympics.Cite web|url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/7486378.stm|title=Chinese revel in Zheng success |accessdate=2008-07-02|publisher=BBC Sport|year=2008] Zheng won her first round match against 11th seed
Agnes Szavayof Hungary, 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. She then defeated unseeded, ITF-placed Nuria Llagostera Vivesof Spain in the second round, 6-7 (7), 6-1, 6-4, in a three hour long epic match. Zheng eventually lost in the third round, 6–4, 6–3, to sixth seed Dinara Safinaof Russia (who eventually won the singles silver medal), leaving Li Na as the only Chinese woman remaining in women's singles. Zheng had better results in doubles with her partner Yan Zi, where they were seeded eighth. After losing in the semifinals to the fourth-seeded Spanish team of Anabel Medina Garriguesand Virginia Ruano Pascual6-4, 7-6 (5) for a spot in the gold medal final, they won the bronze medal match against the Ukrainian sisters team of Alona and Kateryna Bondarenko, 6–2, 6–2. This was the second Olympics tennis medal ever by China.
After the Olympics, Zheng entered the US Open unseeded in women's singles. In the first round, she defeated unseeded
Shenay Perryof the USA, 6-2, 6-3. In the second round, she beat 26th seed Anabel Medina Garriguesof Spain, 6-1, 6-4. In the third round, she lost to number two seed Jelena Jankovicof Serbia 7-5, 7-5 after 11 deuces in the last game. [ [http://www.usopen.org/en_US/bios/cmatch/wta260144.html The US Open 2008 - Jie Zheng completed matches] ] Zheng was seeded third in the Tier III Guangzhou International Open held in September, and made it to the semi-final before losing to top-seeded Vera Zvonareva 6-3 7-5.
Ranked 30th in the world, Zheng returned in September to Beijing for the China Open Tier II tournament. Unseeded, she recorded her second and third victories over top 10 players, marching past world number 10 and sixth seed
Agnieszka Radwanskaof Poland in the first round, 6-2, 6-3, thrashing Ai Sugiyamaof Japan 6-1, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals, and then recording an impressive win over world number 4 and second seed Ana Ivanovicof Serbia for the second time this year, 7-6 (7-4), 2-6, 6-4. Playing in the semifinals matched the previous best Chinese player China Open results of Shuai Pengin 2006, but Zheng fell to world number 7 and fourth seed Svetlana Kuznetsovaof Russia, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5. [ [http://www.chinaopen.com.cn/en/index.shtml China Open English home page] ] Based on her strong China Open performance, Zheng became Asia's and China's highest ranked women's singles player at world number 26, her highest career WTA singles ranking.
The highlights of her doubles career to date have been her two Grand Slam tournament victories in 2006, detailed below:
Australian Open 2006
ITF titles (20)
*** 2004 : ITF/Beijing 3
*** 2003 : ITF/Bronx
*** 2002 : ITF/Shanghai, ITF/Tianjin 1
*** 2005 : ITF/Beijing 1
*** 2004 : ITF/Shenzhen 1
*** 2003 : ITF/Redding, ITF/Gorizia, ITF/Orbetello, ITF/Sedona, ITF/Paducah
*** 2002 : ITF/Hull (w/Sun), ITF/Tipton, ITF/Ho Chi Minh City, ITF/Cagliari, ITF/Taranto, ITF/Maglie, ITF/Shanghai, ITF/Tianjin 1
*** 2001 : ITF/Hohhot
ingles performance timeline
"To prevent confusion and double counting, information in this table is updated only once a tournament or the player's participation in the tournament has concluded. This table is current through the
2008 Beijing Olympics."
* 1 with
* 2 with
xR = lost in x round SF = semifinalist QF = quarterfinalist F = finalist W = won - = did not play NH = not held Qx = lost in round x of qualifying
Zheng is coached by
Jiang Hong Wei, China national women's tennis team head coach, [ [http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/03/sports/tennis/03tennis.html The New York Times: Chinese tennis no longer overlooks Zheng] ] and her husband is Zhang Yu, who is also her hitting partner. [ [http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2008-07/05/content_6821747.htm China Daily: Zheng to seek Serena home remedy] ]
Zheng is on the advisory staff of
Yonexand uses their rackets. [ [http://www.yonex.com/tennis/advisory_staff/zheng_jie.html Yonex advisory staff: Zheng Jie] ] She wears clothing by Nike and appears in their advertising campaigns. [ [http://blogs.wsj.com/chinajournal/2008/07/04/zheng-jies-a-breakthrough-for-nike/ The Wall Street Journal: Zheng Jie's a Breakthrough for Nike] ]
* [http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1147212,00.html China's Aspiring Aces] article from Time Magazine
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