OFF TO A FLYER:Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan, who with five titles are the second-most successful sisters in WTA Tour history, face the second seeds today
Date: Oct 27, 2015
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AFP, SINGAPORE
Taiwanese sisters Chan Hao-ching and Chan Yung-jan won their opening match at the
season-ending BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore yesterday.
The No. 3 seeds defeated fifth seeds Caroline Garcia of France and Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) in a hard-fought opening match in the White Group at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
The Chan sisters saved five of eight break points and converted four of nine, winning 82 of the 155 points contested to complete the victory in 1 hour, 49 minutes.
“Tough first round, but I guess it’s tough here every round,” Chan Yung-jan said on Facebook. [FULL STORY]