Jie/Zi had some bad results on clay since last year.
Estoril: lost to Bondarenkos in 2r (have a Bye in 1r) 4-6, 6-7(3)
Rabat: lost to Na Li/Pratt in 2r 0-6, 5-7
Roma: lost to Jidkova/Perebiynis in 1r 4-6, 2-6
Strasbourg: lost to Dhenin/G. Navratilova in 2r 4-6, 1-6