Chan sisters suffer defeat in French Open doubles

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 01, 2019
By: Dave Carroll  /  Staff reporter, with Reuters, PARIS

Sisters Chan Hao-ching and Latisha Chan yesterday fell to a tight defeat in the second round of the women’s doubles at the French Open, one day after fellow Taiwanese Hsieh Su-wei crashed out of the women’s singles in the second round.

The eighth-seeded Chan sisters fell to a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 defeat to Daria Kasatkina and Anett Kontaveit in 2 hours, 7 minutes in Paris.

The Russian-Estonian duo saved four of eight break points and converted five of 12, sending down five aces to knock out the Taiwanese siblings and advance to the third round.

In the singles on Thursday, 25th seed Hsieh was edged 4-6, 6-3, 8-6 by Andrea Petkovic in 2 hours, 24 minutes on Court 14.    [FULL  STORY]

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