Ukrainian tennis player Nadezhda Kichenok and a representative of Australian Anastasia Rodionova in the semifinals of the tournament in Hong Kong lost to Japanese-Belarusian pair of Shuko Aoyama/Lidiya Morozova.
The match lasted almost an hour and a half. During the decisive tie-break Kichenok and Rodionova were leading 6:4, then until the end of the meeting the Ukrainian Australian Duo managed to win only one point.
In the final match of Aoyama and Morozov will compete with the winners of the confrontation between Alex Guaraci (Chile)/Giuliana Olmos (Mexico) – Samantha Stosur (Australia)/Shuai Zhang (China).
Recall that at the same tournament in singles other Ukrainian Dayana Yastremsky reached the semi-finals of the competition.
Hope Kichenok/Anastasia Rodionova – Shuko Aoyama/Lidiya Morozova 1:2 (6:4, 3:6, 7:10)
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