26 au 31 octobre 2021
25 oct. 2019

WD – QF : Korean pairs alerted their future Japanese opponents

Japan versus Korea is the semifinal cast at the French Open. 2017 champions Chan/Jia wouldn’t join.

36 minutes. The needed time for Fukushima/Hirota and Lee/Shin to secure their semifinals seat against Hsu/Hu and the Stoeva sisters, respectively. 

The world number 3 Japan’s Fukushima/Hirota annihilated Hsu/Hu from Chinese Taipei 21-11 21-7. They will face Korea’s Lee/Shin who bested the Stoeva Sisters in 2 straight games 21-11 21-6. 

The rematch of the last year semifinal was tantalizing: the 2017 champions against the 2018 runners-up. But the Stoeva sisters, who appeared mentally and physically tired after the last night exhausting match, suffered determined Koreans. 

China is out. Chen/Jia and Liu/Xia tried to trouble Japanese plans to no avail. 

World number 8 Kim/Kong confirmed their last victory at the Korea Open last month and defeated the 2016 French Open champions Chen/Jia 21-16 21-12. 

Matsumoto/Nagahara, world number one, improved to 4-0 their head-to-head series against Liu/Xia with a victory in straight games 22-20 21-17. 

See all the results of the women’s doubles draw here

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