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Asian Games: Taiwan grabs silver in tennis

Photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee
Photo courtesy of Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee

Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Taiwan's top-seeded tennis player Latisha Chan (詹詠然) and her sister Chan Hao-ching (詹皓晴) were defeated by China's Xu Yifan (徐一璠) and Yang Zhaoxuan (楊釗煊) 2-6, 6-1, 9-11 in the final tournament at the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games on Saturday.

The Taiwanese pair won a silver medal in the women's double tennis match.

Taiwan is so far ranked 8th on the medal table with six golds, eight silvers and 12 bronzes since the games began in Indonesia's capital on Aug. 18.

(By Huang Chiao-wen and Hsu Hsiao-ling)

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