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Chan-Hingis pair wins Wuhan tennis title

2017/09/30 21:15:00

Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然, right) and Martina Hingis

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Taiwanese tennis player Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and her Swiss partner Martina Hingis claimed the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open title Saturday, defeating Shuko Aoyama of Japan and Yang Zhaoxuan (楊釗煊) of China in the women's doubles final.

The two did not drop a single set en route to the Saturday's final, in which their opponents put up a very good fight.

Chan and Hingis won two of the three sets with scores of 7-6 (5), 3-6, 10-4, to win the match 2-1.

The duo have been on a roll, claiming their third consecutive title following their wins at the 2017 Western and Southern Open and the U.S. Open. They have won so far this year 8 tournaments.

Hingis currently ranks first in the Women's Tennis Association doubles rankings with Chan following at number two.

(By Lee Chin-wei and Kuan-lin Liu)