Date: Aug 08, 2015
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, WASHINGTON
Taiwan’s Chuang Chia-jung was knocked out of the quarter-finals of the doubles at the Citi Open in Washington on Thursday, while reigning US Open champion Marin Cilic edged a tight third-round men’s singles match with Sam Querrey.
Chuang and Liang Chen of China fell to a 6-4, 3-6, 10-4 defeat to Irina Falconi of the US and Monica Niculescu of Romania in 1 hour, 37 minutes in the US capital.
Falconi and Niculescu saved one of three break points and converted two of nine, winning 67 of the 122 points contested to edge the tight contest and advance to a semi-final against third seeds Lara Arruabarrena of Spain and Andreja Klepac of Slovenia. [FULL STORY]