By: Oscar Wu and Elizabeth Hsu
Taipei, Sept. 10 (CNA) Taiwanese player Hsu Yu-hsiou (許育修) and Wu Yibing (吳易昺)
of China beat their Japanese competitors 6-4, 5-7, 11-9 in the junior boys’ doubles final of the United States Open Tennis Championships in New York on Saturday to take the title.
It was Hsu’s third straight Grand Slam win this year, following his doubles’ titles at the Australian Open in January alongside Chinese Zhao Lingx (趙靈熙) and at in Wimbledon in June with Argentinean Axel Geller.
In New York, the top seeded Hsu and Wu duo started off strong in the first set but began flagging in the second and dropped 0-3 in the third game.
By the 10th game they had recovered well enough to tie 5-5 but the Japanese pair Toru Horie and Yuta Shimizu won the 12th set 7-5. [FULL STORY]