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Chan, Hingis win women’s doubles title at BNP Paribas Open

2017-03-19
  • What a pair!

    What a pair!

    Taiwanese tennis player Chan Yung-jan (left) and Czech-Swiss tennis player Martina Hingis (right) are all smiles after winning the women’s doubles title at the 2017 BNP Paribas Open on Saturday. (CNA photo)

Taiwanese tennis player Chan Yung-jan and Czech-Swiss former world sixth seed Martina Hingis won the women’s doubles title at the 2017 BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in California on Saturday.

 

Chan and Hingis powered their way to the title in a match against Lucie Hradecka and Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic, winning 7-6 (4), 6-2 in an hour and thirty minutes. It was Chan and Hingis’s third tournament playing as a team and their first win.

 

At the trophy presentation, Hingis thanked Chan, saying that the Taiwanese tennis player had helped her to “just believe in myself again.”