Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei advances to Japan Women’s Open singles final

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/09/15
By: Huang Chiao-wen and CNA intern Wang Szu-chi

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Taiwanese tennis player Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) is now one match

CNA file photo

away from the women’s singles title at the Hana-Cupid Japan Women’s Open after winning two matches on Saturday.

The second-seeded Hsieh faced off against the fifth-seeded Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia in a quarterfinal that was scheduled for Friday but had to be postponed for a day because of rain.

After losing to Ajla 4-6 in the first set, Hsieh fought back in the second and third sets, which she won 6-2, 6-0 to advance to the semifinals.

In the semifinals, Hsieh defeated the fourth-seeded Wang Qiang (王薔) of China in two straight sets 6-4, 6-4.    [FULL  STORY]

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