Lucky loser → advanced to the quarterfinals… Kwon Soon-woo beats the world’s 15th ranked Busta
Kwon Soon-woo (Dangjin City Hall, 84th), a Korean men’s tennis player, advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2nd round of the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) Tour Adelaide International.
Kwon Soon-woo defeated Carreño Busta (Spain, 15th) 2-1 (3-6 6-4 6-4) in the round of 16 singles at the 2nd International Singles Championship held in Adelaide, Australia on the 11th.
Kwon Soon-woo, who started the tournament in the preliminaries, lost 1-2 (5-7 6-3 3-6) to Tomas Machachi (Czech Republic, 115th) in the second round. However, players who declared not participating in the finals came out, and Kwon Soon-woo, who got a chance, rose to the finals as a ‘lucky loser’.
Kwon Soon-woo reunited with Mahachi in the first round of the finals. Kwon Soon-woo, who faced the rematch in one day, took revenge by 2-0 (6-4 6-4) and succeeded in advancing to the round of 16.
Busta, whom I met in the quarterfinals, was a formidable opponent. He finished in the semifinals at the 2017 and 2020 US Open. In addition, in 2020, he won the Masters 1000 Series Canadian Open, the next level after major competitions. 먹튀검증
Kwon Soon-woo, who gave up the first set, returned the match to the starting point by winning the second set after a close match. In the last 3 sets, Kwon Soon-woo won after a bloody deuce battle.
Soon-Woo Kwon competes with the winner of the round of 16 match between Mackenzie Macdonald (USA, 63rd in rankings) and Michael Imer (Sweden, 77th) for a place in the semifinals.
Soon-Woo Kwon will participate in his season’s first Grand Slam Australian Open in Melbourne after finishing this tournament. Soon-Woo Kwon advanced to the second round by defeating Holger Rune (Denmark) at the Australian Open last year.