Su-Wei Hsieh, a legendary character on tour with a unique style of play that matches a well-known sense of fashion and humor The last interview is laughing

Hsieh, a veteran with a reputation for displacing top seed with her unorthodox style, pushed this out again by taking the Canadian 8th in the second round Saat and former US Open champion Bianca Andreescu displaced with 6: 3: 6: 2

It was the biggest surprise of the tournament up to this point, even though Andreescu was playing in her first tournament in 15 months after a serious knee injury

And the popular Chinese player from Taipei – currently world No. 1 in doubles – delivered an impressive press conference after the game

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First she delivered a fantastic story, downplaying her impressive record on hard courts – and especially, like the

Court interviewer Brett Phillips said, “The courts are playing faster this year. That suits you, doesn’t it? The way you divert the ball allows you to absorb the pace. The dishes you passed in the first two rounds ”

She replied, “I have a story. I played the US Open – hard court But when I wasn’t playing one day I was practicing in Central Park – clay court! Actually, I don’t have a great feeling for the dishes

“Still strong at 35,” he said, “Maybe the new 35 is 31 So are you going to be on tour for many years? Because so many players in their 30s play great tennis and are even ticking towards 40 ”

Hsieh said, “I just want to remind you that in Asia we don’t normally say the girl’s age in public”

The crowd clapped and cheered as a smiling Su-Wei covered her face with her towel, but her smile became more of a grimace as Phillips held on to his question

He continued, “It’s just a number. But you feel pretty good. You look like you have many years left”

She replied awkwardly, “I may look a little younger, but I’m trying my best to stand here. Thank you for your comment! “

Her turn off the question drew a lot of admiration in the crowd, as did her performance on the field

Her unorthodox style – including the choice of drop volleys rather than overhead punches with the court at their command, sometimes with two-handed front ends – was the downfall of many highly favored rivals

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But even in her outfit, fans raved. She wore an Adidas visor, a New Balance skirt, a Yonex bracelet and Nike shoes – a combination that parallels Australia’s Thanasi Kokkinakis and his six-dollar Kmart shirt pulled

Even at her press conference after coming from court, Hsieh delivered the goods – talking about her love for the Melbourne food scene

“I have to say, I really enjoy practicing here. I have a couple of years to come here in the off-season For me I know where to go to eat after the game I know I can go to the Thai restaurant I have a good starter and very good drinks so I definitely know how to enjoy life and play tennis here

“So I’m not worried about my tennis if I don’t play well, I’ll have good food here! So I’m very happy to have tennis life here”

Su-Wei Hsieh lights up the #AusOpen again. She makes me laugh. Her games are always so much fun

Bianca Andreescu is back but is working on the Su-Wei Hsieh class, which is slice, dice, dinky, angle and magic #ausopen

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