Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens, of Belgium wave to the crowd after defeating Japan’s Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara in their women’s doubles semi-final at the 2021 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AP
Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens, of Belgium wave to the crowd after defeating Japan’s Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara in their women’s doubles semi-final at the 2021 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AP

Indian Wells: Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens storm into doubles final, boost WTA Finals hopes

  • Taiwanese veteran and Belgian partner blitz Japan’s Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara in just 54 minutes
  • Performance at ‘fifth grand slam’ boosts Race to WTA Finals chances as Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Rybakina await

Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens, of Belgium wave to the crowd after defeating Japan’s Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara in their women’s doubles semi-final at the 2021 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AP
Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei and Elise Mertens, of Belgium wave to the crowd after defeating Japan’s Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara in their women’s doubles semi-final at the 2021 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Photo: AP
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