Wu Yibing, first Chinese player to win ATP Tour

China’s Wu Yibing (97th) became the first Chinese player to stand on the podium to win the men’s professional tennis (ATP) tour singles.

On the 13th (Korean time), Ui-bing defeated John Isner (39th, USA) 2-1 (6-7<4-7> 7-6<7-) in the singles final of the ATP Tour Dallas Open held in Dallas, Texas, USA on the 13th (Korean time). 3> 7-6<14-12>). Wu Yibing, who won a close match in 2 hours and 59 minutes, wrote a new history in Chinese tennis.

Prior to this tournament, the best singles performance by a Chinese male player on the ATP Tour was Fan Bing’s semifinal at the 1995 KAL Cup held in Seoul. Chinese women’s tennis is strong enough for Lina to win major온라인바카라 tournaments such as the 2011 French Open and the 2014 Australian Open, but men’s is not.

Wu Yibing, born in 1999, is the main character who won the first major men’s singles final in 63 years as a Chinese player at the US Open last year and then advanced to the third round (Round of 32). He also won the 2017 US Open Junior Singles, and has been gathering expectations as a promising player.

In this tournament, Uibing defeated prominent players such as Dennis Shapovalov (27th, Canada) in the second round, Adrian Mannarino (63rd, France) in the third round, and Taylor Fritz (8th, USA) in the semifinals the previous day. The day before, Wu Yibing became the first Chinese player to defeat a player within the top 10 in the world rankings.

Isner, the final opponent, is a 38-year-old veteran with a height of 208 cm. Wu Yibing was relatively short at 183 cm. Isner poured 44 serve aces with a strong serve that reached the maximum speed of 226 km/h, but Wu Yi-bing also faced the serve with a maximum speed of 219 km/h, and played a great game that did not give up a single sub game to each other.

On this day, Wu Yi-bing overcame four match points on the edge of a cliff where he would lose if he gave up just one point, and received a prize money of 112,125 dollars (approximately 140 million won).

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