Jang Soo-jeong (Daegu City Hall) and Baek Da-yeon (NH Nonghyup Bank), who defeated the major tournament winner in singles, were eliminated in the first round of doubles at the Women’s Professional Tennis (WTA) Tour Hana Bank Korea Open (total prize money of $259,303).
Jang Soo-jeong, who worked with Han Na-rae (Bucheon City Hall), defeated Emina Bektas (USA) and Kimberly Burrell (Australia) with a set score of 1-2 (6-4 4) in the first round of the doubles tournament held at the tennis court at Olympic Park in Songpa-gu, Seoul on the 11th. -6 7-10) and lost. The two are the strongest women’s doubles team in Korea, winning three games this season.
The two, who reached the semifinals at this tournament last year, won the first set and lost a 4-1 lead in the second set. In the end, I lost in a 10-point tiebreak in the third set.
Baek Da-yeon, paired with Jeong Jeong Bo-young (NH Nonghyup Bank), lost 0-2 (0-6 2-6) to the second seeds Bethany Matic Sands (USA) and Marie Vuzkova (Czech Republic) in the first round of the doubles.
Baek Da-yeon defeated 2017 French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) 2-1 in the first round of singles the day before, but did not show much strength in doubles that day.
In the domestic doubles team, only Choi Ji-hee (NH Nonghyup Bank) and Park So-hyun (Seongnam City Hall) survived. The two defeated Arianne Hartono (Netherlands) and Olivia Chandramuglia (Australia) with a set score of 2-1 (7-5 4-6 10-6) and advanced to the second round.
Sujeong Jang will play Emina Bektas (116th, USA) in the second round먹튀검증 at 12 noon on the 12th, and Dayeon Baek will compete with Kimberly Burrell (102nd, Australia) to advance to the quarterfinals following Soojeong Jang’s match.
Meanwhile, defending champion Ekaterina Alexandrova (22nd, Russia) was eliminated in the second round of singles that day. Alexandrova lost to Janina Wickmaier (83rd place, Belgium) 0-2 (3-6 6-7<6-8>). Due to the elimination of Alexandrova, who was seeded 3rd this year, the 2nd, 3rd, and 5th seeds in singles all packed up early in the tournament.
Wickmaier, who defeated Alexandrova on this day, will face Polina Kudermetova (170th place, Russia) in the quarterfinals. Kudermetova is the younger sister of world number 17 Veronika Kudermetova.