‘FEELING GOOD’:Seeded 16th, Venus Williams of the US, a three-time Key Biscyane champion, reached the quarter-finals of the tournament for the first time since 2012
Date: Apr 01, 2015
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, KEY BISCAYNE, Florida
Chan Hao-ching exited the women’s doubles at the Miami Open in the second round on
Monday, as the Taiwanese and her partner, Jelena Jankovic, fell to a comprehensive 6-1, 6-3 defeat to eighth seeds Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik.
The French-Slovenian duo saved four of seven break-point chances and converted seven of eight to complete the victory over the Taiwanese-Serbian pairing in 58 minutes to set up a quarter-final against second-seeded Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, who defeated wild-cards Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia and Karin Knapp of Italy 6-2, 6-2 in their second-round clash.
Taiwanese hopes in Miami rested with Hsieh Su-wei, who, along with partner Flavia Pennetta of Italy, was due to play her second-round match against Monica Niculescu of Romania and Alexandra Panova of Russia yesterday. [FULL STORY]