“I came to the finals as a lucky loser” Kwon Soon-woo, aiming for a second ATP Tour win

On the 14th, Bautista

Agout and ‘Lucky Loser’ Kwon Soon-woo (26, Dangjin City Hall, 84th in the world) in the final will challenge for the second men’s professional tennis (ATP) tour singles championship trophy.

Kwon Soon-woo defeated Jack Draper (22nd, England, 40th) with a set score of 2:1 (7-6<8-6> 6 -7 <2-7> 6-3) and advanced to the final. “I tried to be persistent and aggressive,” Kwon Soon-woo said.

In this tournament, which has the nature of a prelude to the Australian Open, the first major tournament of the season, Kwon Soon-woo seemed to be packing up early, bowing his head to Thomas Machachi (23, Czech Republic, 115th) in the second round of the preliminary round. However, there was a player who did not participate in the finals, and he enjoyed the good fortune of joining as a ‘Lucky Loser’.

Kwon Soon-woo had a 2-0 (6-4 6-4) match against Machachi, whom he met again in the round of 32, and in the round of 16, he lost 2-1 (2-1) to Pablo Carreño Busta (32, Spain, 15th), the second seed of the tournament. 3-6 6-4 6-4) We had a come-from-behind victory. In the quarterfinals, he defeated Mikael Imer (25, Sweden, 77th) 2-0 (6-1 6-2).

Kwon Soon-woo tasted his first tour event victory at the ATP Tour Astana Open in September 2021. He aims to win the tour in 1 year and 4 months.메이저놀이터

On the 14th, Kwon Soon-woo will play the final match against Roberto Bautista Agout (35, Spain, 26th), the fourth seed of the tournament. This is the first confrontation between the two. After that, from the 16th, I will go to the Australian Open. He is the only Korean player to qualify for the Australian Open.

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