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Chinese-Taiwanese tennis double act bridges divide

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China's Peng Shuai and Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan have forged a tennis doubles partnership that bridges the divide between the two sides, saying sport can take the heat out of the toughest situations. 

China's Peng Shuai returns the ball to New Zealand's Marina Erakovic at the 2013 Wimbledon Championships, London, on June 27, 2013. Peng and Hsieh Su-Wei of Taiwan have forged a tennis doubles partnership that bridges the divide between the two sides, saying sport can take the heat out of the toughest situations.

The pairing, who play in the Wimbledon women's doubles semi-finals on Friday, say their partnership is all about firm friendship -- and they leave the political stuff to others.

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