Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei (right) and Elise Mertens of Belgium confer while playing Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek of Poland during the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AFP
Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei (right) and Elise Mertens of Belgium confer while playing Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek of Poland during the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AFP

Indian Wells: ‘Dinosaur’ Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens beat Coco Gauff and Leylah Fernandez for semi-final spot

  • Taiwanese veteran puts on dinosaur hat for physio’s birthday to celebrate straight-sets win over teenagers for place in final four
  • Hsieh and Mertens join Shuka Aoyama and Ena Shibahara of Japan, and Czech duo Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova, in semis

Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei (right) and Elise Mertens of Belgium confer while playing Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek of Poland during the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AFP
Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei (right) and Elise Mertens of Belgium confer while playing Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Iga Swiatek of Poland during the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AFP
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