Hsieh Su-Wei got here from behind to beat Marketa Vondrousova in three units.© AFP
Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-Wei surprised 2019 Roland Garros runner-up Marketa Vondrousova 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) to succeed in the Abu Dhabi WTA second spherical on Thursday and credited her victory to a love of turtles. The world quantity 67 was 4-5 down within the decider with the Czech eighth seed serving for the match. Nonetheless, Hsieh fought again to say her greatest win since defeating Caroline Wozniacki on the 2019 Wuhan Open.
The Taiwan participant stated she was approaching the brand new season with a refreshed physique and thoughts after spending the low season visiting numerous islands which can be residence to the Inexperienced Sea Turtle.
“They’re tremendous pleasant,” Hsieh stated. “You possibly can swim with them. However you aren’t allowed to the touch. For those who contact, $10,000 for wonderful!
“I went there and nearly each seashore we went we might see the inexperienced turtles. It was wonderful.”
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