Saisai Zheng

Height / weight 1.7 m / 62 kg
Born Feb 5, 1994
Nationality China China
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname Sam

Saisai Zheng is a Chinese professional tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of No.15, which she reached in July 2016. She also has a doubles career-high ranking of No.34 reached in March 2020. As a doubles player in 2019, she made it to the final of the French Open while paired with fellow Chinese player Duan Yingying.

Player Profile

Zheng Sai-Sai was born in Xi’an, Shaanxi on February 5, 1994. She stands 170 cm tall and she is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand. Zheng started playing tennis when she was eight at a local tennis academy.

She is coached by Alan Ma and since she turned pro, she has earned $4,172,018 in prize money.

Career

Zheng started her professional career with a WTA 1000 debut at the China Open in 2011. She did not make it past the qualifying round. The following year, she again made it to the first round of the same event.

Her Grand Slam debut was as a doubles player in 2012. In 2013, she was in the semifinals of the Australian Open and the quarterfinals of the French Open. She was in the semis for the Aussie Open again in 2016. Her best finish as a women’s doubles player in Roland Garros was in the finals of 2019.

In addition to the Grand Slams, Zheng also had some great finishes as a doubles player in the WTA 1000. She was in the semifinals of the Miami Open in 2016. She also had two quarterfinals finishes, the most recent one was at the 2021 Madrid Open.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 15 (July11, 2016)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 130 (July26, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 2R (2016, 2020)
  • French Open - 2R (2021)
  • Wimbledon - 2R (2018)
  • US Open - 2R (2014, 2016, 2017)

Other Singles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 2R (2016)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 34 (March2, 2020)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 221 (July26, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - SF (2013, 2016)
  • French Open - F (2019)
  • Wimbledon - 3R (2019)
  • US Open - QF (2019)

Other Doubles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 1R (2021)

Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - 2R (2017)
  • Wimbledon - 3R (2019)
  • US Open - 1R (2013)

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