Anne Keothavong knocked out of Malaysian Open

Anne Keothavong
Anne Keothavong

Britain's Anne Keothavong has been knocked out of the Malaysian Open in straight sets by qualifier Hsieh Su-wei from Chinese Taipei.

The British number two lost 6-4 7-5 in a first-round match interrupted for a short time by rain.

She was 6-5 down and about to serve to stay in the match when rain stopped play, but was immediately broken.

Keothavong's last defeat was in the second round of the Qatar Open in straight sets to Agnieszka Radwanska.

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