Though Chen won again this night, the margin was considerably closer. The pair were separated by just two points after the short program.
Hatakawa, who began skating at age 6, has used her admiration for Japanese stars Yuzuru Hanyu and Shoma Uno as inspiration over the years.
The five-time defending U.S. men's champion is eager to compete against the Japanese skating superstar at the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
Skating superstar Yuzuru Hanyu can add another impressive credential to his incredible CV. The two-time Olympic champion was named the Most Valuable Skater...