Chan, Hingis claim Mallorca Open title

NO SIBLING DOUBLE:While elder sister Chan Yung-jan picked up her fifth title of the season, younger sister Chan Hao-ching just fell short at the Aegon Classic in England

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 27, 2017
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AFP and AP, PALMA, Spain, and BIRMINGHAM, E

Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan on Sunday claimed her fifth doubles title of the season without playing a shot at

Switzerland’s Martina Hingis, left, and Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan pose with their trophies after winning the Mallorca Open doubles title in Spain on Sunday. Photo: screen grab from Facebook

the Mallorca Open.

Top seeds Chan and Martina Hingis of Switzerland were handed a walkover after singles champion Anastasija Sevastova had to pull out of the final with a thigh injury, disappointing her partner, former world No. Jelena Jankovic of Serbia.

“It’s not a usual way to win a title, but it’s nice to have our 4th title here in Mallorca,” Chan wrote on Facebook, following the pair’s victories in Indian Wells, Madrid and Rome.

Chan also claimed the Taiwan Open in February alongside younger sister Chan Hao-ching.

Chan and Hingis headed to Eastbourne, England, following the trophy presentation where they are the second seeds at the Wimbledon warm-up tournament.    [FULL  STORY]

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