Taiwan's Chan sisters advance to doubles finals at Taiwan Open

2017/02/04 22:35:07
Taiwan's Chan sisters advance to doubles finals at Taiwan Open

Taipei, Feb. 4 (CNA) Taiwanese tennis sisters Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and Chan Hao-ching (詹皓晴) advanced to the doubles final of the WTA Taiwan Open after beating their rivals in the semi-finals in Taipei Saturday.

The duo defeated Liu Chang (劉暢) and Zheng Saisai (鄭賽賽) of China 6(4)-7, 6-2, 10-5. They will take on Czech Republic's Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova in the final. The Czech duo got past a team formed by Nao Hibino of Japan and Zhang Kai-lin of China 6-4, 6-3 in the other match of semifinals.

In the singles semifinals, Peng Shuai (彭帥) of China beat Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic 6-4, 6-2, while Elina Svitolina of Ukraine defeated Mandy Minella of Luxemburg 6-3, 7-5.

(By Lee Ching-wei and Y.F. Low)
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