Taiwan’s Chan exits Miami Open

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Taipei Times
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

Venus Williams of the US returns to Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their Miami Open match at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Florida, on Monday.  Photo: AFP

Venus Williams of the US returns to Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their Miami Open match at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Florida, on Monday. Photo: AFP

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]

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