Chan, Hingis close in on another title

PRACTICE AND SHOPPING:The Swiss player said the duo had two weeks to practice, while there was time for cheesecake and shopping, helping their communication

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 31, 2017
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, KEY BISCAYNE, Florida

Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis took another step closer to an Indian Wells-Miami

The sun sets as spectators watch a match at the Miami Open in Key Biscayne, Florida, on Wednesday. Photo: EPA

“Sunshine double” by advancing to the semi-finals of the women’s doubles on Wednesday, while Venus Williams ousted top seed Angelique Kerber in the quarter-finals of the singles in Key Biscayne, Florida.

Fifth seeds Chan and Hingis took 72 minutes to see off the challenge of Andreja Klepac and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez 6-4, 6-2, their third straight victory over the Slovenian-Spanish pairing after wins in Doha and Indian Wells.

The Taiwanese-Swiss duo saved two of five break points and converted six of 13 to advance to a semi-final against third seeds Sania Mirza of India and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic.    [FULL  STORY]

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