Yanina Wickmayer on Wednesday in the first round of the doubles at the WTA tournament in Taipei (carpet/125.000 dollar) survived. The 28-year-old Wickmayer counted on the side of the Russian Evgeniya Rodina with Chin-Wei Chan and en-Shuo Liang from Taiwan. The match results were 6-2 and 7-5.
The party took one hour and five minutes. Wickmayer and Rodina playing for a spot in the semi-finals at the Australian Arina Rodionova and Serbian Nina Stojanovic.
Wickmayer (WTA 113) was killed Tuesday in singles in Taipei in the opening round. Our compatriot was no match against the Russian Vitalia Diatchenko (WTA 176). After one hour and fourteen minutes, the scoreboard 6-2 and 6-3.