Jung Yun-seong, runner-up for two consecutive years, “It’s a pity that I couldn’t reciprocate by winning”

Jung Yun-seong (Uijeongbu City Hall, world No. 143 in doubles), who reached the doubles final of the Seoul Open Challenger for the second consecutive year, finished runner-up after being blocked by last year’s Wimbledon doubles champion Max Purcell (Australia, No. 58 in doubles world).

In the doubles final held on the center court of Seoul Olympic Park Tennis Stadium on the 30th, Jeong Yun-seong and partner Yuta Shimizu (Japan, world number 166 doubles) aimed to win the championship, but Max Purcell and Uchiyama Yasutaka (Japan, world number 667 doubles) lost 1- 6 lost 4-6.

At the doubles ceremony, Jung Yoon-seong said, “Thank you so much for coming. It’s a pity that I couldn’t repay you by winning. Thank you.”

Jung Yun-seong and Shimizu advanced to the final after winning a come-from-behind match tiebreak against doubles veterans Purab Raja (India, world number 162 in doubles) and Arjun Kade (India, world number 132 in doubles) in the semifinals the previous day.

Jung Yoon-sung and Shimizu easily lost the first set 1-6, just like in the semifinals, but they improved their performance from the second set and put pressure on Purcell and Uchiyama. 크크크벳

Jung Yun-seong and Shimizu, who succeeded in the first break of today’s game and chased the match score to 4-4, tried to drag it to the match tie-break in the third set, but Purcell and Yasutaka immediately succeeded in breaking back and finished the game smoothly by keeping the last service game. built

In an interview after the match, Jung Yoon-seong said, “Gwangju and Busan remain. If I do well in singles in both matches, I plan to play at Wimbledon, and the Asian Games are the most important thing in the future. When the military issue is resolved, I can play better, and my goal is to reach the Grand Slam finals at the end of the year.”

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