Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei halted by Garcia in France

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 04, 2017

Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei’s surprise French Open run ended in the third round

Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei returns during her third-round match against Caroline Garcia at the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris yesterday. Photo: EPA

yesterday after a dramatic 6-4, 4-6, 9-7 defeat to French 28th seed Caroline Garcia.

Hsieh, looking to reach the last-16 of a Grand Slam for just the second time, led 3-1 in the final set before Garcia reeled off four games on the trot.

The Frenchwoman failed to close it out initially, with Hsieh serving for the match at 6-5.

The world No. 109 faltered as well though, allowing Garcia to eventually prevail after 2 hours, 39 minutes.    [FULL  STORY]

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