Chinese pair Zhang Shuai (left) and Xu Yifan react during their 2021 French Open women's doubles second round loss to Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Photo: Xinhua Chinese pair Zhang Shuai (left) and Xu Yifan react during their 2021 French Open women's doubles second round loss to Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese pair Zhang Shuai (left) and Xu Yifan react during their 2021 French Open women's doubles second round loss to Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Photo: Xinhua
French Open

China’s French Open hopes take a hit with doubles losses

  • Four of China’s five women’s doubles players out in second round with only No 13 seed Zheng Saisai still involved in Paris
  • Xu Yifan also loses mixed doubles with Brendan Soares as No 4 seeds beaten by Desirae Krawczyk and Joe Salisbury

Topic |   French Open
Chinese pair Zhang Shuai (left) and Xu Yifan react during their 2021 French Open women's doubles second round loss to Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Photo: Xinhua Chinese pair Zhang Shuai (left) and Xu Yifan react during their 2021 French Open women's doubles second round loss to Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese pair Zhang Shuai (left) and Xu Yifan react during their 2021 French Open women's doubles second round loss to Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Photo: Xinhua
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