Men’s tennis signboard Kwon Soon-woo (84th, Dangjin City Hall) reached the final of the Men’s Professional Tennis (ATP) tour tournament for the second time in his life.
In the semifinals of the 2nd ATP Tour Adelaide International Tournament (total prize money: $642,735) held in Adelaide, Australia on the 13th, Kwon Soon-woo won 2-1 (7-6<7) against Jack Draper (40th, England) after 2 hours and 45 minutes. -6> 6-7<2-7> 6-3) won.
With this, Kwon Soon-woo succeeded in advancing to the tour finals for the second time in his career and about a year and four months after the Astana Open in September 2021.
At that time, Kwon Soon-woo won the Astana Open.
Like the Astana Open, this Adelaide is an ATP 250 event, the lowest level among tour events.
Kwon Soon-woo is expected to raise his ranking to 66th in the world rankings next week with this final advance.
Kwon Soon-woo will compete for the championship on the 14th with the winner of the following match, Seonashi Kokinakis (110th, Australia) and Roberto Bautista Agut (26th, Spain).
Then, on the 16th, he will participate in the first major tournament of the year, the Australian Open.
Kwon Soon-woo lost to Tomas Machachi (115th, Czech Republic) in the second round of the preliminaries and seemed to be frustrated in advancing to the finals, but thanks to a player who did not participate in the finals, he joined the finals as a “lucky loser”. 먹튀검증
In the finals, which was fortunately reached, Kwon Soon-woo showed an upward trend by beating Pablo Carreño Busta (Spain), who ranked 15th in the world, 2-1 (3-6 6-4 6-4) and advanced to the final.
On this day, Kwon Soon-woo exchanged break points once and went to the tie-break, winning the first set and gaining momentum.
However, the second set was taken by Draper, who posted sub-aces one after another in the tie-break.
Draper showed a psychological shake, protesting against the chair Umpire in the third set. On the other hand, Soonwoo Kwon calmly blocked Draper’s strong serve and accumulated points.
In the end, he won by breaking the opponent’s serve game twice.
Kwon Soon-woo was inferior to Draper in sub ace (13-18) and unforced error (23-17), but was ahead in most numbers such as winner (45-36) and total points (113-105).
In particular, the net points (17-11) raised at each inflection point of the flow were effective in winning.
Soon-Woo Kwon took revenge for the 0-2 (2-6 1-6) defeat to Draper in the first round of the 1st Adelaide International.