Date: Feb 09, 2016
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter
The first Taiwan Open began in Kaohsiung yesterday with all three
Taiwanese taking part on the first day ousted from the first round.
Hsu Ching-wen opened proceedings on Center Court at the Yang-Ming Tennis Center against Urszula Radwanska. The Polish world No. 113 proved too strong for the Taiwanese wild-card as she completed a 6-4, 7-6 (7/1) victory in 1 hour, 38 minutes.
Radwanska saved two of seven break points and converted six of seven, winning 78 of the 143 points contested to advance to a likely second-round clash with top seed Venus Williams, who is due to take on Taiwanese wild-card Lee Pei-chi in the first round. [FULL STORY]