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07.12.2013 13:25

Wimbledon Win Sparks Taiwan-China Controversy

Volleys on cross-strait ties at the women's doubles title press conference
By Mark Dreyer

The big news from the tennis world this weekend was not, of course, Andy Murray becoming Britain's first winner of the men's Wimbledon title for 77 years, but China's Peng Shuai teaming up with Hsieh Su-wei from Taiwan to win the women's doubles title. Taiwanese media pointed out that President Ma Ying-jeou, Vice President Wu Den-yih, Premier Jiang Yi-huah and Minister of Education Chiang Wei-ling all sent Hsieh congratulatory telegrams (telegrams?? in 2013??).

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