By: Huang Tzu-chiang and Lee Mei-yu
Singapore, Oct. 29 (CNA) Taiwanese tennis sisters Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and Chan Hao-ching (詹皓晴) advanced to the semi-finals of the Women’s doubles of the WTA Finals in Singapore Thursday, despite losing to the Spanish pair of Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro in two sets 5-7, 4-6.
With two wins and one loss in the bag, the third-seeded Taiwanese pair could meet up with top-seeded Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza in the season-ending US$7 million WTA Finals.
The Chan sisters remained unbeatable prior to Thursday’s loss, dispatching two-time Grand Slam-winning pair Lucie Safavora and Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-2, 6-2 the previous day. On Oct. 25, they beat Caroline Garcia and Katrina Srebotnik 6-4, 7-6. [FULL STORY]