Jung Yoon-seong and Nam Ji-seong eliminated, domestic players wiped out

Jung Yun-seong 안전놀이터(Uijeongbu City Hall) failed to advance to the quarterfinals in the Gwangju Open Challenger singles. On the 5th, in the men’s singles round of 16 held at the all-weather indoor court in Yeomju, Gwangju City, Jung Yun-seong lost to Taiwan’s Jason Chung 6-3 3-6 4-6. Game time 1 hour 53 minutes. 

In the first set, Jung Yoon-seong led the game with a strong serve and exciting forehand, leading the first set 6-3. From the second set, the serve shakes as if a physical burden came on, and there are many mistakes in strokes, and the score gap goes up to 1-4. Eventually, Jason Chung took the second set and the match went back to square one. 

With a game score of 4-4 in the 3rd set again, Jung Yoon-seong’s serve did not go well, and he could not keep his service game and took the lead 4-5. Jason Chung, who had the chance to win, made it difficult for Jung Yoon-sung by actively playing the net and even hitting a sub ace. In Jason Chung’s serve game, 5-4, 40-0, the ball returned by Jung Yun-seong’s backhand went off the line and the game ended. 

Jung Yun-seong said, “It was raining today and it was humid because it was an indoor court, so the ball didn’t go well. He also rallied a lot, and although he attacked, he didn’t seem to be able to do much damage to his opponents. He received a lot of support from the crowd, but he is sorry that he couldn’t show a good game. However, it is regrettable that I did my best, but I think the good memories in Gwangju will remain for a long time.” 

Nam Ji-seong, who entered the doubles semifinals, also matched with Arjun Cade (India), but lost to Australia’s Harris and Smith Joe 4-6 7-6 (5) [7-10] with two days left before the end of the Gwangju Open Challenger. All domestic players were eliminated. 

Domestic players will once again challenge to win through the Busan Open Challenger, which starts on the 7th.

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