PARIS (AP) — After upsetting seventh-seeded Johanna Konta on Tuesday, Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan is hoping to continue her love affair with the French Open and Paris.
Hsieh, who won the doubles at Roland Garros in 2014, has recently moved to Paris after meeting her boyfriend in the French capital last year.
“In Taiwan we don’t have a professional tennis court so I always travelling to somewhere to practice with my coach and then my friend last year she introduced me to her friend,” Hsieh said with a smile.
“She said ‘oh I have a friend in Paris he can take you out for fun’ and then we just go out to eat, with my team not just me, and then things work. And now I am living with him in Paris.”
The 109th-ranked Hsieh beat Konta 1-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4 to reach the second round of the French Open for the second consecutive year.
Hsieh credits her victory with the…