Known for good speed, solid court coverage and a reliable backhand, she won doubles titles at Wimbledon and the Australian Open in 2006.
She won bronze in doubles at the 2008 Olympics.
She lost to Serena Williams in the 2008 Wimbledon semifinals.
In June 2000, she graduated from the Sichuan Sports Academy.
She married Zhang Yu, who also served as her coach.
- The meaning of the name Jie: Pure