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Date: May 30, 2016
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, PARIS
Taiwanese sisters Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan eased into the quarter-finals
of the women’s doubles at the French Open yesterday.
The third seeds defeated Madison Brengle of the US and Tatjana Maria of Germany 6-2, 6-4 on Court 17 at Roland Garros in Paris.
The Taiwanese duo saved three of six break points and converted six of nine, winning 60 of the 111 points contested despite serving up five double faults.
The third seeds next face a tough quarter-final against seventh-seeded Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina, who ousted 10th seeds Julia Goerges of Germany and Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 in the third round. [FULL STORY]