Jang Su-jeong (146th, Daegu City Hall) defeated Anna Kalinskaya (Russia), 56th in the women’s professional tennis (WTA) tour singles world rankings.
Sujeong Jang beat Kalinskaya 2-1 (3-6 7-6<8) in the first round of the singles preliminary round on the first day of the WTA Tour Dubai Duty Free Championship (total prize money: $2,788,468) held in Dubai, UAE on the 17th. -6> 6-2) We had a come-from-behind victory.
Sujeong Jang, who faces Victoria Tomova (100th place, Bulgaria) in the second round of the preliminary round held on the 18th, advances to the finals if she wins.
This is the 7th time Sujeong Jang has beaten a player within the top 100 in the world rankings since she defeated Clara Burrell (France), then ranked 95th, 2-0 (6-2 6-1) in the first round of the WTA 125K Series Nodia Open in July last year. It’s been months.
Sujeong Jang, who gave up the first set, was dragged into a match point crisis as she was dragged into a tie-break in the second set, 5-6, 메이저놀이터but scored three points in a row to pass the game to the third set, and in the third set, the opponent’s sub game was played with a game score of 1-1 and 4-2. Breaking one at a time, he won the match in 2 hours and 24 minutes.
Kalinskaya is a player who rose to 51st in the singles world rankings in September of last year, and came out as the second seed in the preliminaries for this tournament, but could not overcome Jang Su-jeong’s concentration after the second set.
Sujeong Jang met her opponent Tomoba in the second round of the preliminary round once in the semifinals of the Nodia Open in July last year, and Sujeong Jang won 2-0 (6-2 6-3).
In the singles finals of this tournament, a large number of top rankers will participate, including world No. 1 Iga Sibiontech (Poland) and this year’s Australian Open champion Arina Savalenka (2nd place, Belarus).