It completed another bad day for organisers who lost their main attraction on the eve of the tournament, Naomi Osaka.
Umpire Alison Hughes was lucky to escape injury as the spider-cam ripped the sun shield right off her chair.
Australian Open 2019: Ashleigh Barty stunned five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova in a three-set thriller.
Serena Williams, seeking a 24th Grand Slam title, will face Germany's Julia Goerges for a place in the French Open last 16.
Ashleigh Barty was scheduled to play third seed Maria Sharapova in the second round on Wednesday.
The first all-Czech duo to win the US Open crown took home $460,000. They also won the 2011 French Open title.
Hsieh became the first player from Taiwan to win a Grand Slam title while Peng gave China its first doubles title at a major in seven years.
On her Roland Garros debut last year, likewise as a wildcard entrant, she lost in the opening round to eventual semi-finalist Petra Kvitova but on this occasion her Czech contest had a happy ending against a player better known for her doubles abilities -- Hradecka winning the pairs title in Paris in 2011.
The injury-plagued German was forced to retire from her opening singles match at the mixed teams tournament on Saturday due to a right knee problem.