Chinese Doubles Grand Slam
champion Zheng Jie underwent successful surgery on Monday, aiming to cure the
long-suffered ankle injury that forced her withdraw from this year's Wimbledon
A doctor in charge of the operation said that Zheng could return to training
within two months of the operation, concluded at the Third Hospital of Beijing
Medical College on Monday morning.
A traumatic triquetral bone in Zheng Jie's joint and the bone¡¯s wrapping
musculature were resected in an operation that lasted more than three hours,
starting from 7:30am.
Zheng became the first Chinese player to claim a Grand Slam title after
victories in 2006 in the women¡¯s doubles¡¯ finals of the Australian Open and the
Wimbledon Open, partnered with Yan Zi.