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Taipei Gallery: Packed Finals Day In Taipei

All eyes are on Pune this week, but the WTA $125s kicked off in a big way in Taipei last week.

Published November 07, 2012 12:00

Finals day at the OEC Taipei WTA Ladies Open, and Kristina Mladenovic and Chang Kai-Chen were in both finals.
Finals day at the OEC Taipei WTA Ladies Open, and Kristina Mladenovic and Chang Kai-Chen were in both finals.
First up was the singles final, and Kristina Mladenovic prevailed, beating Chang Kai-Chen in straights, 64 63.
First up was the singles final, and Kristina Mladenovic prevailed, beating Chang Kai-Chen in straights, 64 63.
Kristina Mladenovic had been pushed to three sets in three of her previous four rounds en route to the final.
Kristina Mladenovic had been pushed to three sets in three of her previous four rounds en route to the final.
But in the final a No.4-seeded Kristina Mladenovic was too sharp against No.5-seeded Taiwanese Chang Kai-Chen.
But in the final a No.4-seeded Kristina Mladenovic was too sharp against No.5-seeded Taiwanese Chang Kai-Chen.
By virtue of the win, Kristina Mladenovic would soar up the rankings, from No.98 to a new career-high of No.76.
By virtue of the win, Kristina Mladenovic would soar up the rankings, from No.98 to a new career-high of No.76.
Chang Kai-Chen also made the doubles final with Olga Govortsova - they were the No.2 seeds in the tournament.
Chang Kai-Chen also made the doubles final with Olga Govortsova - they were the No.2 seeds in the tournament.
The pair also defeated the tournament's No.3 seeds, Chan Chin-Wei and Kimiko Date-Krumm, in the semifinals.
The pair also defeated the tournament's No.3 seeds, Chan Chin-Wei and Kimiko Date-Krumm, in the semifinals.
But Kristina Mladenovic was back in that final too, paired with Chan Hao-Ching as the No.1 seeds in the draw.
But Kristina Mladenovic was back in that final too, paired with Chan Hao-Ching as the No.1 seeds in the draw.
Kristina Mladenovic and Chan Hao-Ching rallied from 7-2 down in the match tie-break to win the final, 57 62 108.
Kristina Mladenovic and Chan Hao-Ching rallied from 7-2 down in the match tie-break to win the final, 57 62 108.
Chan Hao-Ching is the younger sister of former Top 50 player and recent Carlsbad semifinalist Chan Yung-Jan.
Chan Hao-Ching is the younger sister of former Top 50 player and recent Carlsbad semifinalist Chan Yung-Jan.
  • Finals day at the OEC Taipei WTA Ladies Open, and Kristina Mladenovic and Chang Kai-Chen were in both finals.
  • First up was the singles final, and Kristina Mladenovic prevailed, beating Chang Kai-Chen in straights, 64 63.
  • Kristina Mladenovic had been pushed to three sets in three of her previous four rounds en route to the final.
  • But in the final a No.4-seeded Kristina Mladenovic was too sharp against No.5-seeded Taiwanese Chang Kai-Chen.
  • By virtue of the win, Kristina Mladenovic would soar up the rankings, from No.98 to a new career-high of No.76.
  • Chang Kai-Chen also made the doubles final with Olga Govortsova - they were the No.2 seeds in the tournament.
  • The pair also defeated the tournament's No.3 seeds, Chan Chin-Wei and Kimiko Date-Krumm, in the semifinals.
  • But Kristina Mladenovic was back in that final too, paired with Chan Hao-Ching as the No.1 seeds in the draw.
  • Kristina Mladenovic and Chan Hao-Ching rallied from 7-2 down in the match tie-break to win the final, 57 62 108.
  • Chan Hao-Ching is the younger sister of former Top 50 player and recent Carlsbad semifinalist Chan Yung-Jan.
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