|Kwon Soon-woo of the United States plays against Denis Shapovalov in the men’s singles second round of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia on the 19th. yunhap news|
|Jang Su-jeong. Yeongnam Ilbo DB|
Kwon Soon-woo (54th, Dangjin City Hall) and Jang Su-jeong (210th, Daegu City Hall), two of Korea’s men’s and women’s tennis players, advanced to the Australian Open tennis tournament (total prize money of 75 million Australian dollars, about 64.4 billion won), but were unfortunately eliminated.
Kwon Soon-woo defeated Denis Shapovalov (14th, Canada) 2-3 (6-7) in the second round of men’s singles on the third day of the tournament in Melbourne, Australia on the 19th.<6-8> 7-6<7-3> 7-6<8-6> 5-7 2-6) and lost.
Kwon Soon-woo took a 2-1 lead until the third set with calm defense and intelligent course attack that day. However, after the mid-four cents, they could not keep the lead and lost after 4 hours and 25 minutes.
Kwon Soon-woo received a prize money of 154,000 Australian dollars (about 130 million won) and 45 ranking points for advancing to the second round.
Jang Su-jeong, who stepped on the stage of her first major tournament, played 1-2 (3-6 6-2 4-6) in the first round of the women’s singles final held on the 18th against Danka Kovinic (98th, Montenegro) for 3 hours and 10 minutes. ) was lost.
Su-jeong Jang went on a good game by winning the second set 6-2, but was pushed 0-3 at the beginning of the third set and eventually gave up the set.
Jang Su-jeong said, “I had a valuable experience in the final stage of the major tournament.”
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