By: Huang Chiao-wen and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, Aug. 15 (CNA) Taiwanese tennis ace Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) cruised into the third round of the women's singles and the quarterfinals of the women's doubles Wednesday at the 2019 Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Ranked world No. 30, Hsieh reached the round of 16 by defeating Jennifer Brady of the United States 7-6, 6-3 in the second round.
Hsieh will next encounter Japan's Naomi Osaka, who reclaimed the WTA world No. 1 spot earlier this week, in the round of 16 Thursday.
In their previous four encounters, Hsieh has won only once, at the Miami Open in March.