HIP CHECK:Murray and Djokovic both hobbled to their defeats in the men’s singles, with Murray denying his hip injury was to blame and Djokovic considering a break
Date: Jul 14, 2017
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with Reuters and AP, LONDON
Taiwan’s Chan Hao-ching on Wednesday advanced to the semi-finals of the
women’s doubles at Wimbledon, while elder sister Chan Yung-jan fell to a shock defeat in the quarter-finals on the grass courts in southwest London.
Ninth seeds Chan Hao-ching and Monica Niculescu took just 66 minutes to see off Catherine Bellis of the US and Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-4 on Court 3 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
The Taiwanese-Romanian duo saved one of the two break points they faced and converted three of five, winning 65 of the 116 points contested to advance to a semi-final against Makoto Ninomiya of Japan and Renata Voracova of the Czech Republic, who defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia and Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-4, 6-4 in 72 minutes on Court 12. [FULL STORY]