Date: Aug 09, 2015
By: Dave Carroll / Staff reporter, with AP, STANFORD, California
Taiwanese hopes were ended at the Bank of the West Classic in Stanford, California, on
Friday when Chan Chin-wei was ousted by the second seeds in the final doubles quarter-final.
Chan and Darija Jurak of Croatia were beaten 6-3, 7-5 by Spanish duo Anabel Medina Garrigues and Arantxa Parra Santonja in 1 hour, 12 minutes.
The second seeds saved two of four break points and converted four of 12, winning 65 of the 118 points contested to advance to a semi-final against third seeds Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Alicja Rosolska of Poland.
In the quarter-finals of the singles, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic advanced to the semi-finals, beating Croatia’s Ajla Tomljanovic 6-2, 6-4. [FULL STORY]