“I can do both” Jung Yun-seong advances to the semifinals in singles and doubles at the Seoul Open
After advancing to the semifinals in singles, she continued her momentum in doubles without showing signs of exhaustion.
Men’s tennis온라인카지노 Yunseong Jeong (25, Uijeongbu City Hall, 363rd in singles, 143rd in doubles) advanced to the semifinals of the men’s professional tennis (ATP) Seoul Open Challenger singles and doubles.
Jung Yun-seong defeated Australia’s Linky Hijikata (22nd, Australia, 141st) in 1 hour and 20 minutes in 1 hour and 20 minutes in the singles quarterfinals of the tournament held at Center Court of Olympic Park Tennis Stadium in Songpa-gu, Seoul. ) was completed. Hijikata is not an expert in singles, but is a strong player who reached the top in the men’s doubles at the Australian Open, a major tournament held in January this year.
Jung Yun-seong, who entered this competition after receiving a wild card, reached the top three times in the challenger doubles competition, including Orlando, USA in June last year and Nonthaburi, Thailand in September, followed by Bengaluru, India, India in February this year. never lifted
In the semi-finals held on the 29th, Jeong Yun-seong will face Alexander Vukic (27th, Australia, 142nd place). In terms of career record, the two faced off once in 2019, when Bukic won 2-0 (6-3 6-2).
Less than two hours after finishing his singles, Jung Yun-seong started his doubles quarterfinal match with partner Yuta Shimizu (24, Japan, 166th in doubles). The opponent was Australia’s Andrew Harris (29, 117th in doubles) and John Patrick Smith (34, 102nd in doubles), the second seed in the tournament, who was considered a step above.
Jung Yun-seong and Shimizu Joe broke the opponent’s serve game in the first set 4-4, and then kept the serve game intact and won the first set 6-4. Afterwards, the two finished the match by winning the second set 6-3 with a strong teamwork. Jung Yun-seong showed off his steel stamina, which confirmed his advancement to the semifinals in singles and doubles in one day.
Jung Yoon-seong, whom I met after the game, said, “I think I can do well in both (singles and doubles) in my current physical condition.” I had a good laugh with my partner. We are working together for the second time this time. I had been together at the Japanese competition last year,” he said.
Regarding his partner, Shimizu, “I’ve known him since junior days. Communication is in English. We don’t speak English well, so we (just) talk to each other,” laughing and saying, “We haven’t had a meal together yet. We are going to eat pork belly together soon,” she said. “(Jung Yun-seong) is my older brother,” Shimizu said in Korean, to which she replied, “I like pork belly.”
Jung Yun-seong cited the reinforcement of mental strength as the achievement he gained by performing well in the singles and doubles competitions. He said, “I tend to lose my concentration when the game doesn’t work out, but in this tournament (until the end) I paid attention not to drop that part.” I will return tomorrow with better concentration and performance than today.” Shimizu also showed confidence, saying, “I will go to the end by being aggressive.”
The two players will face Arjun Kadh (29, 132nd in doubles) and Purav Raja (38, 162nd in doubles) of India in the semifinals on the 29th.
Meanwhile, Hong Seong-chan (26, Sejong City Hall, 194th place), who made it to the quarterfinals of the singles, lost to Bu Yunchao Cutter with a set score of 0-2 (4-6, 4-6) and was eliminated.