Hsieh, Pennetta beaten as final Taiwanese bows out

Taipei Timeas
Date: Jul 10, 2015
By: Dave Carroll  /  Staff reporter

The last remaining Taiwanese was knocked out at Wimbledon on Wednesday when Hsieh Su-wei and Flavia Pennetta were beaten in the quarter-finals of the women’s doubles.

The seventh seeds fell to a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 defeat to fourth seeds Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic in 1 hour, 37 minutes at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in southwest London.

A slow start once again made it an uphill battle for the Taiwanese-Italian pairing as their Hungarian-French opponents raced to a 5-0 lead in the first set and despite the seventh seeds breaking back, they could not repair the damage.     [FULL  STORY]

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