Chan sisters beat compatriots in Taipei

SLEEPY PARTNER:Chang Kai-chen said she apologized to Chuang Chia-jung because she could not raise her energy levels and at times felt sleepy during their match

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 02, 2017
By: Dave Carroll and Jason Pan / Staff reporters

The Chan sisters came out on top in an all-Taiwanese first-round doubles clash at the Taiwan Open

Taiwan’s Chang Kai-chen, left, returns as compatriot Chuang Chia-jung looks on during their Taiwan Open first-round doubles match against Nao Hibino and Zhang Kailin at the Taipei Arena yesterday. Photo: Lin Cheng-kung, Taipei Times

yesterday, while Chang Kai-chen and Chuang Chia-jung fell at the first hurdle at the Taipei Arena.

Top seeds Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan battled past fellow Taiwanese Hsieh Shu-ying and Hsu Ching-wen 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) in 1 hour, 38 minutes.

The Chan sisters saved three of five break points and converted three of 14, winning 77 of the 149 points contested to set up a semi-final against Danka Kovinic of Montenegro and Magda Linette of Poland, who earlier defeated Japanese duo Misaki Doi and Kurumi Nara 6-4, 4-6, 10-4 in 1 hour, 30 minutes.

In yesterday’s opening doubles match, Chang and Chuang fell to a 6-4, 6-4 first-round defeat to Nao Hibino of Japan and Zhang Kailin of China in 71 minutes.   [FULL  STORY]

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