Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei has extended her winning streak at the Australian Open. Partnered with Elise Mertens of Belgium, Hsieh battled her way into the women’s doubles finals on Thursday. They played against Australian Storm Hunter and Czech Katerina Siniakova [si-GNA-ko-va (gna like lasagna)], winning a fierce three-set match in two hours and 35 minutes.
In the first set, Hsieh and Mertens fell behind 0-4 before finding their footing, eventually winning 7-5. They lagged behind in the second and never caught up, losing the set 6-1. The third set was close fought, with Hsieh and Mertens clinching the match with a set score of 2-1. This is the first time since 2020 that Hsieh has reached an Australian Open women’s doubles final.
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