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Taiwan's Chan advances to mixed doubles final at French Open

2018/06/06 23:22:22

Latisha Chan (詹詠然, left) and Ivan Dodig/photo courtesy of Liu Hsueh-chen (劉雪貞)

Taipei, June 6 (CNA) Taiwan's tennis player Latisha Chan (詹詠然) who teams up with Ivan Dodig from Croatia advanced to the mixed doubles final at the 2018 French Open after defeating their rivals in the seminfinals Wednesday.

The Chan/Dodig pair came from behind to eliminate the team of Anna-Lena Groenefeld of Germany and Robert Farah of Colombia 4-6, 7-5 and 1 (10)-0 (8).

They will face the team formed by Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Mate Pavic of Croatia to vie for the event's title Thursday.

A day earlier, Latisha Chan's sister, Chan Hao-shing (詹皓晴) and her partner Yang Zhaoxuan of China reached the women's doubles semifinals after defeating the Romanian pair of Michaela Buzarnescu and Irina Bara 6-3, 1-6 and 6-4.

(By Lee Chin-wei and Romulo Huang)