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Yan Zi : biography

November 12, 1984 -

Yan Zi ( born November 12, 1984 in Chengdu, Sichuan), is a Chinese professional tennis player.

WTA career finals

Singles: 1 (1–0)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam (0/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (0/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (0/0) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (1/0) Premier (0/0)
Tier IV & V (0/0) International (0/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score in the final
Winner 1. September 26, 2005 Guangzhou, China Hard ESP}} Nuria Llagostera Vives 6–4, 4–0 ret.

Doubles: 28 (17–11)

Legend: Before 2009 Legend: Starting in 2009
Grand Slam (2/0)
WTA Championships (0/0)
Tier I (2/0) Premier Mandatory (0/0)
Tier II (2/2) Premier 5 (0/0)
Tier III (6/5) Premier (1/2)
Tier IV & V (4/2) International (1/0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. June 14, 2003 Vienna, Austria Clay CHN}} Zheng Jie CHN}} Li Ting Sun Tiantian 3–6, 4–6
Winner 1. January 14, 2005 Hobart, Australia Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie ESP}} Anabel Medina Garrigues Dinara Safina 6–4, 7–5
Winner 2. February 12, 2005 Hyderabad, India Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie CHN}} Li Ting Sun Tiantian 6–4, 6–1
Runner-up 2. September 13, 2005 Bali, Indonesia Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie GER}} Anna-Lena Grönefeld Meghann Shaughnessy 3–6, 3–6
Runner-up 3. September 25, 2005 Beijing, China Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie VEN}} María Vento-Kabchi Nuria Llagostera Vives 2–6, 4–6
Winner 3. January 28, 2006 Melbourne, Australia Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie USA}} Lisa Raymond Samantha Stosur 2–6, 7–6(7), 6–3
Runner-up 4. February 12, 2006 Pattaya City, Thailand Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie CHN}} Li Ting Sun Tiantian 6–3, 1–6, 6–7(5)
Winner 4. May 14, 2006 Berlin, Germany Clay CHN}} Zheng Jie RUS}} Elena Dementieva Flavia Pennetta 6–2, 6–3
Winner 5. May 21, 2006 Rabat, Morocco Clay CHN}} Zheng Jie USA}} Ashley Harkleroad Bethanie Mattek 6–1, 6–3
Winner 6. June 24, 2006 s'Hertogenbosch, Netherlands Grass CHN}} Zheng Jie SRB}} Ana Ivanović Maria Kirilenko 3–6, 6–2, 6–2
Winner 7. July 8, 2006 Wimbledon, Great Britain Grass CHN}} Zheng Jie ESP}} Virginia Ruano Pascual Paola Suárez 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
Runner-up 5. July 26, 2006 Stockholm, Sweden Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie CZE}} Eva Birnerová Jarmila Gajdošová 6–0, 4–6, 2–6
Winner 8. August 26, 2006 New Haven, United States Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie USA}} Lisa Raymond Samantha Stosur 6–4, 6–2
Winner 9. April 15, 2007 Charleston, United States Clay CHN}} Zheng Jie CHN}} Peng Shuai Sun Tiantian 7–5, 6–0
Winner 10. May 26, 2007 Strasbourg, France Clay CHN}} Zheng Jie AUS}} Alicia Molik Sun Tiantian 6–3, 6–4
Winner 11. September 30, 2007 Guangzhou, China Hard CHN}} Peng Shuai USA}} Vania King Sun Tiantian 6–3, 6–4
Winner 12. October 7, 2007 Tokyo, Japan Hard CHN}} Sun Tiantian TPE}} Chuang Chia-jung Vania King 1–6, 6–2, [10–6]
Winner 13. October 14, 2007 Bangkok, Thailand Hard CHN}} Sun Tiantian JPN}} Ayumi Morita Junri Namigata walkover
Runner-up 6. January 5, 2008 Gold Coast, Australia Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie RUS}} Dinara Safina Ágnes Szávay 1–6, 2–6
Winner 14. January 11, 2008 Sydney, Australia Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie UKR}} Tatiana Perebiynis Tatiana Poutchek 6–4, 7–6(5)
Runner-up 7. March 1, 2008 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie ZIM}} Cara Black Liezel Huber 5–7, 2–6
Runner-up 8. March 22, 2008 Indian Wells, United States Hard CHN}} Zheng Jie RUS}} Dinara Safina Elena Vesnina 1–6, 6–1, [8–10]
Winner 15. May 24, 2008 Strasbourg, France Clay UKR}} Tatiana Perebiynis TPE}} Chan Yung-jan Chuang Chia-jung 6–4, 6–7(3), [10–6]
Runner-up 9. September 21, 2008 Guangzhou, China Hard CHN}} Sun Tiantian UKR}} Mariya Koryttseva Tatiana Poutchek 6–3, 2–6, [8–10]
Runner-up 10. May 23, 2009 Warsaw, Poland Clay CHN}} Zheng Jie USA}} Raquel Kops-Jones Bethanie Mattek-Sands 1–6, 1–6
Winner 16. August 9, 2009 Los Angeles, United States Hard TPE}} Chuang Chia-jung RUS}} Maria Kirilenko Agnieszka Radwańska 6–0, 4–6, [10–7]
Winner 17. April 11, 2010 Ponte Vedra, United States Clay USA}} Bethanie Mattek-Sands TPE}} Chuang Chia-jung Peng Shuai 4–6, 6–4, [10–8]
Runner-up 11. May 17, 2010 Warsaw, Poland Clay ZIM}} Cara Black ESP}} Virginia Ruano Pascual Meghann Shaughnessy 3–6, 4–6
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