Chan, Hingis through to quarters

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Taipei Times
Date: Mar 29, 2017
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, KEY BISCAYNE, Florida

Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan and Martina Hingis of Switzerland advanced to the quarter-

Martina Hingis of Switzerland, left, and Taiwan’s Chan Yung-jan pose for a photograph after winning their women’s doubles second-round match at the Miami Open in Key Biscayne, Florida, on Monday. Photo: screen grab from Facebook3

finals of the women’s doubles at the Miami Open on Monday, while Roger Federer put on quite a show on Stadium Court as he advanced to the fourth round of the men’s singles.

Fifth seeds Chan and Hingis took just 62 minutes to see off Australian duo Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 6-3.

“Today we put pressure on our opponents and maintained a high degree of focus, and although we faced a problem at one point in the second set, at the crucial moment we took the initiative to come through,” Chan said on Facebook.

The Taiwanese-Swiss pairing saved five of seven break points and converted five of seven, winning 58 of the 99 points contested to advance to a quarter-final against Andreja Kelpac and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez, who ousted top seeds Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova on Sunday.    [FULL  STORY]

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