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OLYMPICS: Taiwanese tennis pair eliminated in quarterfinals

2012/08/02 22:53:48

London, Aug. 2 (CNA) Hsieh Su-wei and Chuang Chia-jung of Taiwan ended their run at the ongoing Olympic Games Thursday, losing to their Czech opponents in the quarterfinals of the women's tennis doubles.

The Taiwanese duo were defeated by the fourth-seeded team of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 3-6, 4-6 in straight sets.

Despite their defeat in the quarterfinals, Hsieh and Chuang were the first Taiwanese tennis players to have ever made it past the last 16 at the Olympics.

(By Lee Yu-cheng and Sofia Wu)