Date: Jul 13, 2019
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, WIMBLEDON, England
Taiwan’s Latisha Chan on Thursday advanced to the semi-finals of the mixed doubles at Wimbledon,while Serena Williams overwhelmed Barbora Strycova in the semi-finals of the women’s singles.
French Open champions and eighth seeds Chan and Ivan Dodig ousted the last remaining British players at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, edging Eden Silva and Evan Hoyt 7-5, 7-6 (7/5) in 1 hour, 33 minutes on Court 2.
The Taiwanese-Croatian duo saved one of four break points and converted four of 13, winning 43 percent of the receiving points and hitting 13 winners.
The victory set up a semi-final late yesterday against fifth seeds Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic and Wesley Kolhoof of the Netherlands. [FULL STORY]