ASIAdocument.write(“” + m[today.getMonth()+1]+ ” “+ today.getDate()+”, ” + theYear + ” “);HOMECHINAWORLDBUSINESSLIFESTYLECULTURETRAVELSPORTSOPINIONREGIONALFORUMNEWSPAPERChina Daily PDFChina Daily E-paperChina Daily Global PDFChina Daily Global E-paperSports / TennisSoccerBasketballVolleyballTennisGolfTrack & FieldSwimmingMotorChinaStarsEditors Pick:Brazil World Cup-winning captain Carlos Alberto diesLippi to be coach of Chinas national team: reportRio 2016 Olympic GamesSilk Way RallyKobe BryantJust in:China beats Germany 7-4 in mens curling Olympic qualification10:31Gremio facing uphill battle in FIFA Club World Cup: coach10:12Spanish coach Lillo parts ways with Atletico Nacional09:59Bayern beat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 in UEFA Champions League09:23Guoan swoops for Lucas08:41NBAs Shoemaker ending China stint08:41Russia banned from Pyeongchang Winter Olympics07:58David Shoemaker to step down after seven years as NBA China CEO14:46Former Jiangsu Suning striker Jo voted best player in Brazil10:42Paraguay part ways with coach Arce10:28new srcMarquee(“ScrollMe”,0,1,808,30,30,3000,3000,30)Williams sisters knocked out of doubles play at French Open(Agencies) Updated:2016-05-30 10:11Comments Print Mail Large Medium SmallTwo doubles matches in one day proved too much for Venus and Serena Williams.Serena and Venus Williams lost in doubles action Sunday at the French Open. [Photo/Agencies]The sibling duo fell to Kiki Bertens and Johanna Larsson, 6-3, 6-3, in the third round of the French Open.
Earlier in the day, Venus and Serena had to finish up their second round match that was halted due to darkness with the Williams leading by a set. Vitalia Diatchenko and Galina Voskoboeva won Sunday’s first set to push the sisters a little more. After winning the decisive set 6-0 to take the match, the sisters had little time to rest before facing Bertens and Larsson.Bertens and Larsson had taken down the second-seeded duo of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova in the opening round. In singles play, Bertens made headlines by upsetting world No. 3 Angelique Kerber.Venus and Serena entered the doubles draw to prepare themselves for the upcoming Rio Olympics.Now, the sisters will turn their attention to singles play in Paris, where they are both vying for a quarterfinal slot. Serena will take on 18th-seeded Elina Svitolina, while Venus will face eighth-seeded Timea Bacsinszky. 0PhotoPyeongchang Winter Olympics torch relay kicks offTokyo marks 1,000 days until 2020 Olympic GamesFed Express eclipses his old foe Rafa againChinese sprinter Su Bingtian and wife hold wedding ceremony in hometownLi Na tastes local delicacy during WTA Wuhan OpenPlayer party held for 2017 WTA Wuhan OpenMost PopularWhats HotLi Na in French Open tour to promote event in hometownHighlightsCurry, James named 2015-16 All-NBA first teamFans flock to see Mike hikeTraining for Olympic glory in Kenyan townShanghai SIPG beats FC Tokyo 1-0 at AFC Asian Champions LegaueSpecial2016 Chinese F1 Grand Prix in ShanghaiShanghai Rolex MastersIAAF World Championships Beijing 2015Beijing wins 2022 Winter Games bid…| About China Daily | Advertise on Site | Contact Us | Job Offer | Expat Employment |Copyright 1995 -var oTime = new Date();
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