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Sep 15, 2018 General Comments Off on Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei advances to Japan Women’s Open singles final
Taipei, Taiwanese tennis player Hsieh Su-wei (???) is now one match away from the women's singles title at the Hana-Cupid Japan Women's Open after winning two matches on Saturday.
The second-seeded Hsieh faced off against the fifth-seeded Ajla Tomljanovic of Australia in a quarterfinal that was scheduled for Friday but had to be postponed for a day because of rain.
After losing to Ajla 4-6 in the first set, Hsieh fought back in the second and third sets, which she won 6-2, 6-0 to advance to the semifinals.
In the semifinals, Hsieh defeated the fourth-seeded Wang Qiang (??) of China in two straight sets 6-4, 6-4.
Hsieh will face American Amanda Anisimova in the final on Sunday to take a shot at the title.
The Hana-Cupid Japan Women's Open, with a total purse of US$250,000, is being held in Hiroshima Sept. 10-16.
Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel