DOUBLE TROUBLE:Chan Hao-ching and Anabel Medina Garrigues beat Klemenschits and Lottner in Nuremberg, while Chuang Chia-jung and Liang Chen won in Strasbourg
Date: May 21, 2015
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, NUREMBERG, Germany
Second seeds Chan Hao-ching and Anabel Medina Garrigues eased into the semi-finals of the doubles at the Nuremberg Versicherungscup yesterday, defeating Sandra Klemenschits of Austria and Antonia Lottner of Germany 6-4, 6-1.
The Taiwanese-Spanish duo got off to a flying start by breaking their opponents in the opening game, but were pegged back when Klemenschits and Lottner broke back in the fourth to make it 2-2.
However, Chan and Medina Garrigues broke straight back in the fifth game and then held their serve to win the first set 6-4 in 36 minutes.
The second seeds then broke again in the first and fifth games of the second set, claiming the victory by converting their second match point after 1 hour, 3 minutes on court. [FULL STORY]