Han Na-rae and Jang Su-jeong advanced to the quarter-finals in doubles
Ostapenko defeated top seed Anastasia Gasanova (141st, Russia) 2-1 (6-4 5-7 7-5) in the second round of the fourth day of the tournament held at the Olympic Park tennis court in Songpa-gu, Seoul on the 22nd conquered
In the previous match, Radukanu defeated Yanina Wickmeier (460th, Belgium) 2-0 (6-3 7-5).
With this, if Ostapenko and Radukanu win the quarter-finals side by side, they will face each other in the semi-finals.
Of the 32 players who competed in the singles final of this tournament, only two players, Ostapenko and Radukanu, have won major singles titles.
Ostapenko won the 2017 French Open, while Radukanu was last year’s US Open champion.
Therefore, if the semi-final clash between Ostapenko and Radukanu is completed, the best ‘big game’ of this tournament will take place.
Ostapenko will face 17-year-old rookie Victoria Jimenez Kasincheva (186th, Andorra), and Radukanu will face Magda Linete (51st, Poland) in the quarterfinals, respectively.
Ostapenko won 2-1 in the first and second rounds, and Radukanu finished both matches 2-0.
In particular, Ostapenco played 2-1 (6-4 3-6 7-6) for 2 hours and 13 minutes against Bo Jeong-yeong (688th, NH Nonghyup Bank) in the first round.) and fought with Gasanova for 2 hours and 35 minutes that day.
On the other hand, Radukanu took 1 hour and 18 minutes to beat Uchijima Yuuka (126th, Japan) 2-0 (6-2 6-4), and finished the match in 1 hour and 40 minutes.
In the singles finals of this tournament, in addition to the Ostapenko-Jimenes Kasincheva and Radukanu-Linete matches, Ekaterina Alexandrova (24th, Russia)-Lulu Sun (340th, Switzerland), Zulin (70th, China)-Tatiana Maria (80th , Germany) is played.
Han Na-rae (121st, doubles position, Bucheon City Hall)-Jang Su-jeong (201st, Daegu City Hall), the only Korean player remaining in the draw, is Han Shin-won (80th, China) – Liang Eon-shuo (241st) in the first round ·Taiwan) defeated Joe 2-0 (6-3 6-3).
In the quarter-finals, Han Na-rae and Jang Su-jeong will face Oksana Kalashnikova (68th, Georgia) and Nadia Kichenok (105th, Ukraine).