Tennis: Kato, Sutjiadi exit Wimbledon in women’s doubles 3rd round


Japan’s Miyu Kato and Indonesia’s Aldila Sutjiadi went out in the women’s doubles third round at Wimbledon on Monday after being beaten 7-5, 7-6(4) by Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic.

Kato and Sutjiadi clawed their way back from three games down in both sets but eventually lost in 1 hour, 38 minutes. It was their second straight third-round exit at a Grand Slam after they were handed a controversial default at the French Open in June, when Kato accidentally hit a ball girl with a ball.

“We had chances but we were always on the back foot,” Kato said. “We might ...

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